(1853 - 1902)
Detailed biographyFor a detailed biography of John Henry Bowen click here.
BirthJohn 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 surnameFor more information about the Bowen surname click here.
DeathHe 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
MarriageHe 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
- Thomas Martin Bowen10 (1879 - circa 1880)
- Albert John Bowen10 (1880 - before 1927)
- Ellen Ruby Bowen+8,6,12,10 (1882 - 1912)
- James Daniel Bowen+10 (1884 - after 1927)
- Elizabeth Alice Bowen+10 (1887 - circa 1967)
- Ivy May Josephine Bowen+10 (1889 - 1940)
- John Martin Bowen+10 (1891 - after 1927)
- Lillian May Bowen+10 (1893 - before 1927)
- Thomas William Bowen10 (1895 - before 1897)
- Alice Mary Bowen+10 (1897 - after 1927)
- Cornelius Patrick Joseph Bede Bowen+10 (1899 - after 1927)
- William Bede Bowen10 (1900 - after 1927)
Life event details
- Alternative spelling was "Bohn."
- [S220] Oral History provided by Ena Ruby Murphy to Halvene Therese Kessey, 1983. Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.
- [S69] Baptism Certificate for John Henry Bowen, 1310/1853, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 12 July 1853.
- [S196] Death Certificate for John Henry Bowen, 000060/1902, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 13 Jan 1902.
- [S195] Death Certificate for Martin Bowen, 5680/1891, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 11 Aug 1891.
- [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.
- [S100] Marriage Certificate for John Bowen and Alice Poulton, Number 2830 (18), Volume 1878, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 20 October 1878.
- [S105] BC for Ellen Ruby Bowen, 345/1882, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 23 October 1882.
- [S145] Death Certificate for John Poulton, 11006/1884, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 6 Sep 1884.
- [S204] Death Certificate for Alice Clarkson Bowen, 022759/1927, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 28 Nov 1927.
- [S315] Portrait of Bowen family.
- [S202] Death Certificate for Ellen Ruby Murphy, 004939/1912, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 15 Apr 1912.
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Martin Bohen's descendants
John Poulton's descendants