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Bowdren Family History

Bowdren Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

3,015 Historical Documents with Bowdren on Ancestry.com
1,198 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
187 Military Records
190 Immigration Records
832 Census and Voter Lists
608 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bowdren Families

  • Number of Bowdren families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bowdren families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bowdren last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bowdren census records

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Bowdren Family Origin

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Bowdren Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bowdren families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bowdren

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bowdren Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bowdren census records

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Bowdren Civil War Service Records

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