John Henry Bowen
b. 23 June 1853, d. 8 January 1902
John Henry Bowen circa 1892
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John Henry Bowen was born on 23 June 1853 in Bathurst. The family lived at Bathurst where Martin Bowen was a shoemaker1,2,3
He was baptized on 12 July 1853.1
Married on 20 October 1878 in Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia. He was a dam maker. They were both from Caranda.4,5,6,2,7
Children with Alice Clarkson Poulton (b. 23 March 1860, d. 27 November 1927)
|Son||Thomas Martin Bowen (b. 25 July 1879, d. 1879)|
|Son||Albert John Bowen (b. 28 December 1880, d. before 27 November 1927)|
|Daughter||Ellen Ruby Bowen+ (b. 16 September 1882, d. 14 April 1912)|
|Son||James Daniel Bowen+ (b. 4 December 1884, d. after 27 November 1927)|
|Daughter||Elizabeth Alice Bowen+ (b. 10 August 1887, d. about 1967)|
|Daughter||Ivy May Josephine Bowen+ (b. 14 November 1889, d. 5 March 1940)|
|Son||John Martin Bowen+ (b. 25 December 1891, d. after 27 November 1927)|
|Daughter||Lillian May Bowen+ (b. 22 May 1893, d. before 27 November 1927)|
|Son||Thomas William Bowen (b. 29 November 1895, d. 1896)|
|Daughter||Alice Mary Bowen+ (b. 21 March 1897, d. after 27 November 1927)|
|Son||Cornelius Patrick Joseph Bede Bowen+ (b. 6 February 1899, d. after 27 November 1927)|
|Son||William Bede Bowen (b. 4 November 1900, d. after 27 November 1927)|
- On 20 October 1878 John Henry Bowen was a dam-maker in Coonamble.4
- On 16 September 1882 John Henry Bowen was a hawker in Timbrebongie.5
- On 5 September 1887 John Henry Bowen was a hawker in Bourke.6
- About 1902 John Henry Bowen was a grocer.8
John Henry Bowen died on 8 January 1902 at age 48 at Sydney Hospital in Sydney. 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 Inverell2,3,8
He was buried on 9 January 1902 at RC Cemetery in Waverley.2
There is a memorial to John Henry Bowen at Waverley Cemetery in Bronte, NSW. Follow this link
for information and images of his memorial.
- [S322] Baptismal Record: Bowen, John Henry, Vol 70, No 1310, (12 July 1853), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Sydney
- [S450] Death Certificate, John Henry Bowen, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1902 No 60.
- [S474] Interview with Ena Ruby Murphy (Bourke), by Halvene Therese Kessey, 1983. Fleming Family History Archive (Sydney.)
- [S353] Marriage Certificate, John Bowen and Alice Poulton, 20 October 1878, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1878/2830 (18.)
- [S358] Birth Certificate 345/1882, Ellen Ruby Bowen, (23 October 1882), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
- [S398] Death Certificate, John Poulton, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1884 No 11006.
- [S458] Death Certificate, Alice Clarkson Bowen, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1927 No 22759.
- [S602] Marriage Certificate, George Charles Reed Murphy and Ellen Ruby Bowen, 18 October 1905, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1905/9105.
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