William Willard Bowers

15 June 1899–4 September 1953 (Age 54)
Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of William Willard

When William Willard Bowers was born on 15 June 1899, in Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States, his father, George T. Bowers, was 35 and his mother, Sallie James, was 30. He married Bernice M Teel about 1930. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Collin, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 4 September 1953, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Farmersville Ioof Cemetery, Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Willard Bowers
Bernice M Teel
Marriage: about 1930

Spouse and Children

about 1930

Parents and Siblings

    George T. Bowers


    Sallie James




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 15

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bower .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willard W Bowers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Willard Bowers, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • William Willard Bowers, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

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