Florence Estella Bowen

9 July 1890–21 March 1985 (Age 94)
Yreka, Siskiyou, California, United States

The Life of Florence Estella

When Florence Estella Bowen was born on 9 July 1890, in Yreka, Siskiyou, California, United States, her father, George Washington Bowen, was 40 and her mother, Katherine Dora Fowler-Schweiz, was 31. She had at least 1 son with Phillip Julian Sinnott. She lived in Ashland, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died on 21 March 1985, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 94.

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Phillip Julian Sinnott
Florence Estella Bowen
Philip Julian Sinnott Jr.

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Bowen


    Katherine Dora Fowler-Schweiz




    Mary E. Bowen



    Charles Bowen


    John George Bowen


    Elvira S Bowen


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florance E Sinnott in household of Philip J Sinnott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Sinnott in household of Philip J Sinnott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Sinnott in household of Phillip Sinnott, "United States Census, 1920"

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