John Horace Bowen (1850 - 1853)



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Richmond, St Pauls Melbourne Parish County, Australia

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Richmond, St Pauls Melbourne Parish County, Australia

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Father: Joseph Bowen


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Church of England, St Pauls Melbourne Parish



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1850 - In the year that John Horace Bowen was born, in this year, Europeans were 22% of the world population. In 2017, Europeans are 9.94% of the total world population.

1851 - John was just 1 year old when from May through August, the Midwest was hit with record rain, causing the Great Flood of 1851. Iowa was hardest hit - the town of Des Moines was flooded and mostly destroyed. Many rainfall records held for over 160 years.

1852 - By the time he was just 2 years old, in Springfield Massachusetts, Smith & Wesson was founded. Their first gun was the Volcanic rifle. The company later expanded their line to include revolvers and ammunition.

1853 - In the year of John Horace Bowen's passing, in October, the Crimean War began. Allies the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia fought the Russian Empire in a war that began as a religious conflict but ended up being an effort to curb the expansion of the Russian Empire. The war ended in 1856.

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John Horace Bowen died in 1853 in Richmond, Australia at 3 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for John. He was born in 1850. He was born to Joseph Bowen, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.


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