Elizabeth H. Bowerman

13 January 1810–
Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elizabeth H.

When Elizabeth H. Bowerman was born on 13 January 1810, in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Amasa Bowerman, was 22 and her mother, Mehitabel Hamilton, was 27.

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Amasa Bowerman
1787–1818
Mehitabel Hamilton
1782–
Elizabeth H. Bowerman
1810–
Allen Bowerman
1812–
Benjamin Bowerman
1817–

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 9

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a house servant who attended his master in his private quarters ( see Bower 2).2 Americanized spelling of German Bauermann, a variant of Bauer .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth H Bowerman, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elizabeth H. Bowerman, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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