Lawrence Sylvester Bowers

16 September 1900–18 January 1942 (Age 41)
Archbold, Fulton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Lawrence Sylvester

When Lawrence Sylvester Bowers was born on 16 September 1900, in Archbold, Fulton, Ohio, United States, his father, John Franklin Bowers, was 25 and his mother, Magdalena Short, was 22. He married Stella Lorain Beck on 25 March 1929, in Williams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Brady Township, Williams, Ohio, United States in 1940 and West Unity, Brady Township, Williams, Ohio, United States in 1943. He died on 18 January 1942, at the age of 41, and was buried in Lockport Cemetery, Brady Township, Williams, Ohio, United States.

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Lawrence Sylvester Bowers
Stella Lorain Beck
Marriage: 25 March 1929
Wayne Franklin Bowers
Max Eugene Bowers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1929Williams, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States
    Age 1
    After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 12
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bower , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • L S Bowers, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Lawrence Bowers in entry for Wayne Franklin Bowers and Valetta Short, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Lawrence Bowers, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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