Mary Lucille Bower

19 December 1907–11 April 1989 (Age 81)
Hindsboro, Douglas, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Lucille

When Mary Lucille Bower was born on 19 December 1907, in Hindsboro, Douglas, Illinois, United States, her father, William Thomas Bower, was 32 and her mother, Maude Alvis, was 33. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Louis Henry Stohr Jr.. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1935 and Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 11 April 1989, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81.

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Louis Henry Stohr Jr.
Mary Lucille Bower
Louis Henry Stohr
Jaqueline Rae Stohr

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    Louis Henry Stohr


    Jaqueline Rae Stohr


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 1

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: occupational name for a bow maker, Older Scots bowar, equivalent to English Bowyer .2 English and Scottish: from Middle English bur, bour ‘bower’, ‘cottage’, ‘inner room’ (Old English būr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a small cottage, an occupational name for a house servant who attended his master in his private quarters ( see Bowerman ), or a habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, named Bower or Bowers from this word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Bower in household of William F Bower, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Stohr in household of Louis Stohr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Stohr in household of Louis H Stohr, "United States Census, 1940"

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