John Henry Bowen circa 1892

John Henry Bowen1,2

(1853 - 1902)

Detailed biography

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Personal details

Birth

     John was born on 23 June 1853 in Bathurst, AustraliaG. The family lived at Bathurst where Martin Bowen was a shoemaker.3,4,2 He was the son of Martin Bohen and Elizabeth Seage.3,5,4,2 He was baptized on 12 July 1853.3

Family surname

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Death

     He died at age 48 on 8 January 1902 in Sydney Hospital, Sydney, AustraliaG. The official cause of death was capillary bronchitis. He had been in Sydney Hospital for a month. He was described as "late of Bourke, NSW". His son, Albert John Bowen, had died on the same day. He drowned in the Macintyre River at Inverell.4,6,2 He was buried on 9 January 1902 in RC Cemetery, Waverley, AustraliaG.4

Family life

Marriage

     He married Alice Clarkson Poulton on 20 October 1878 in Roman Catholic Church, Coonamble, AustraliaG. He was a dam maker. They were both from Caranda.7,8,9,4,10 He and Alice Clarkson Poulton were included in a family photograph circa 1892 in Bourke, AustraliaG.11

Children of John Henry Bowen and Alice Clarkson Poulton

Life event details

Census, occupation and residence information

  • On 20 October 1878 John Henry Bowen was occupied as a dam-maker while living at Coonamble, AustraliaG.7
  • On 16 September 1882 John Henry Bowen was occupied as a hawker while living at Timbrebongie, AustraliaG.8
  • On 5 September 1887 John Henry Bowen was occupied as a hawker while living at Bourke, AustraliaG.9
  • Circa 1902 John Henry Bowen was occupied as a grocer.6

Resources

Citations

  1. Alternative spelling was "Bohn."
  2. [S220] Oral History provided by Ena Ruby Murphy to Halvene Therese Kessey, 1983. Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.
  3. [S69] Baptism Certificate for John Henry Bowen, 1310/1853, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 12 July 1853.
  4. [S196] Death Certificate for John Henry Bowen, 000060/1902, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 13 Jan 1902.
  5. [S195] Death Certificate for Martin Bowen, 5680/1891, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 11 Aug 1891.
  6. [S312] Marriage Certificate for George Charles Reed Murphy and Ellen Ruby Bowen, Number 009105, Volume 1905, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 18 October 1905.
  7. [S100] Marriage Certificate for John Bowen and Alice Poulton, Number 2830 (18), Volume 1878, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 20 October 1878.
  8. [S105] BC for Ellen Ruby Bowen, 345/1882, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 23 October 1882.
  9. [S145] Death Certificate for John Poulton, 11006/1884, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 6 Sep 1884.
  10. [S204] Death Certificate for Alice Clarkson Bowen, 022759/1927, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 28 Nov 1927.
  11. [S315] Portrait of Bowen family.
  12. [S202] Death Certificate for Ellen Ruby Murphy, 004939/1912, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 15 Apr 1912.

Charts

Family forebears chart
Martin Bohen's descendants
John Poulton's descendants