Mary Margaret Bowes

16 December 1917–19 May 1996 (Age 78)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Bowes was born on 16 December 1917, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, her father, Albert Francis Bowes, was 31 and her mother, Rose Agatha Madden, was 24. She died on 19 May 1996, in her hometown, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Albert Francis Bowes
1886–1968
Rose Agatha Madden
1892–1948
Mary Margaret Bowes
1917–1996
Leonard J. Bowes
1919–2007
Albert Bowes
1920–1982
James F Bowes
1925–1970

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1941

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English: habitational name from Bowes (formerly in North Yorkshire, now in County Durham), or from some other place so called, the place name being derived from the plural of Old English boga ‘bow’, here referring to bends in a river ( see Bow ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhaigh ( see Bogue ).

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

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