Delilah Bowers

12 June 1855–21 February 1884 (Age 28)
Auglaize, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Delilah

Delilah Bowers was born on 12 June 1855, in Auglaize, Ohio, United States as the daughter of Bowers and Caroline Bowers. She married Marshall Burnett on 31 October 1872, in Van Wert, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Amanda Township, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 21 February 1884, in Jennings Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Wright Cemetery, Jennings Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marshall Burnett
Delilah Bowers
Marriage: 31 October 1872
Alferd Burnett
Orby Oscar Burnett
Sarah Burnett
John E. Burnett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1872Van Wert, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 5
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bower , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Delila Bowers in entry for Orly Oscar Burnett, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Delila Bowers in household of George Sunderland, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Delilah Bowers, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1872"

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