Sarah Bowen

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Bowen was born on 28 November 1881, in Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Winfield Scott Bowen, was 27 and her mother, Emma Belle Fenton, was 23. She married Francis Joel Reese on 1 June 1908, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Ridley Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 July 1966, in Northfield, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States.

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Francis Joel Reese
Sarah Bowen
Marriage: 1 June 1908

Sources (23)

  • Sarah Bowen, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • 1881 United States, New Jersey, Atlantic County birth record [index] for Sara Bowen
  • Sara Bowen, "Pennsylvania Civil Marriages, 1677-1950"

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1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


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Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ (see Owen ), with fused patronymic marker (a)p, which is normally voiced before a vowel.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ (see Bohan ).

Irish: used to ‘translate’ Ó Cnáimhín ‘descendant of Cnáimhín’, a personal name meaning ‘little bone’ or ‘little body’, see Nevin 1.

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

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