John Bybee Bowen

8 November 1926–12 January 2014 (Age 87)
Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of John Bybee

When John Bybee Bowen was born on 8 November 1926, in Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, Henry Chalendar Bowen, was 33 and his mother, Jennie Deseret Bybee, was 31. He married Marvel Snow on 13 May 1948, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Downey Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 12 January 2014, in Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Cambridge Cemetery, Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bybee Bowen
Marvel Snow
Marriage: 13 May 1948
Harriet Lou Bowen
Ralph Bradford Bowen

Spouse and Children

13 May 1948
Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Miss Bowen




    Jean Bowen


    William David Bowen


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Zoo Idaho

Age 6

Zoo Idaho opened its doors at a local trailer park with just two animals on display. A few years later, C. Ben Ross appropriated funds for the purchase of land to create a park and a zoo. Today the zoo is home to 89 animals, all of which are native to the Intermountain West.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 23

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

John Bybee “Jack” Bowen

John "Jack" Bybee Bowen, 87, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014. He was born November 8, 1926, the son of Henry Chalender and Jennie Deseret Bybee Bowen in Downey, Idaho. He attended schools in Dow …

Sources (3)

  • John B Bowen in household of Harry Chalandor Bowen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Bybee Bowen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Bybee Bowen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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