Le Roy Edward Bowe

25 July 1819–1901 (Age 81)
Hartwick, Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Le Roy Edward

When Le Roy Edward Bowe was born on 25 July 1819, in Hartwick, Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Edward Bowe IV, was 38 and his mother, Peninah Baker, was 34. He married Caroline F Eddy on 1 September 1847, in Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Middlefield, Otsego, New York, United States for about 10 years and Otsego, Otsego, New York, United States in 1880. He died in 1901, in Otego, Otego, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Otego, Otego, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Le Roy Edward Bowe
Caroline F Eddy
Marriage: 1 September 1847
Addie Bowe

Spouse and Children

1 September 1847
Otsego, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Russel Bowe


    Perrin Bowe


    Daniel Bowe


    Zilpha Bowe



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World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 8

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling (chiefly Irish) of Bow .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rirey E Bow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Leroy Bowe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Leroy E Bowe, "United States Census, 1860"

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