Eleanor Gertrude Bowie

Female12 March 1903–27 February 1922

Brief Life History of Eleanor Gertrude

When Eleanor Gertrude Bowie was born on 12 March 1903, in Phippsburg, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, her father, William Ridlon Bowie, was 22 and her mother, Pearl Leah Outhouse, was 21. She married Leon Paradis on 29 June 1921, in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 27 February 1922, in Phippsburg, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Phippsburg, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States.

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Leon Paradis
Eleanor Gertrude Bowie
Marriage: 29 June 1921
Joseph Bowie Paradis

Sources (9)

  • Eleanor G Bowie in household of William R Bowie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eleanor G Bowie, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Eleanor G Bowie Paradis, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1921Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

    Age 2

    In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 6

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: from Gaelic buidhe ‘yellow’, i.e. ‘yellow-haired’, pronounced as two syllables. The equivalent term in Ireland is buí, often Anglicized as boy. The surname may also be a shortened form of Gilboy .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Buadhaigh (see Bogue ).

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

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