Dorothy Alice Bowen

22 April 1888–
Clapham, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Dorothy Alice

When Dorothy Alice Bowen was born on 22 April 1888, in Clapham, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Bowen, was 28 and her mother, Alice Mary Snashall, was 29. She lived in Leyton, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Barnes, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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Family Time Line

Henry Bowen
Alice Mary Snashall
Ethel Mary Bowen
Dorothy Alice Bowen
Winifred Esther Bowen
Gordon Henry Bowen
Leslie Harden Bowen
Leslie Harden Bowen
Alfred Reginald Bowen

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World Events (8)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed
Age 6
Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
Age 20
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
Age 36
First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

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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Sources (4)

  • Dorothy Alice Bowen in household of Henry Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Dorothy Alice Bowen in household of Henry Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Dorothy A Bowen in household of Henry Bowen, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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