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Bowser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Bowser family


The surname Bowser was first found in Hessen, where the name Beaussier was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal of early Europe. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Bowser family


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Bowser Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Beaussier, Beassier, Beausier, Beaucier, Baucier, Baussier, Bowser and many more.

Early Notables of the Bowser family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bowser family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bowser Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hen Bowser, who arrived in Virginia in 1666

Bowser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Bowser, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1774
  • William Bowser, aged 22, who landed in New England in 1774 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Henry Bowser, who arrived in Maryland in 1798 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Henry Bowser, who settled in Maryland in 1798
  • Henry Bowser, who settled in Washington Maryland in 1798

Bowser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Bowser, who arrived in New York in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Bowser Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Bowser, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Bowser, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Richard Bowser, aged 29, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1774
  • Anne Bowser who settled in Nova Scotia in 1774 with her mother Anne and brother Richard
  • Ann Bowser, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1774
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bowser Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Bowser, who settled in Nova Scotia sometime between 1598 and 1867
  • Hannah Bowser, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • George Bowser, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Charles Henry Bowser, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Cecilia Bowser, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

Bowser Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Bowser, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British King" in 1883

Contemporary Notables of the name Bowser (post 1700)


  • Betty Ann Bowser (1944-2018), American journalist and correspondent for the "PBS NewsHour"
  • Yvette Denise Lee Bowser (b. 1965), American television writer and producer
  • Charles W. Bowser (1898-1989), American football head coach of the University of Pittsburgh team (1939 to 1942)
  • Charles Bowser (b. 1959), former American NFL football linebacker
  • Bill Bowser, American founder of Bowser Manufacturing, a manufacturer of model railroad equipment in 1948
  • Arda "Ard" Crawford Bowser (1899-1996), American professional NFL football player
  • Mary Elizabeth Bowser (b. 1839), American freed slave born in Richmond, Virginia who became a Union spy during the Civil War
  • Paul Forbes Bowser (1886-1960), American professional wrestling promoter
  • Muriel Bowser (b. 1972), American Democratic politician in Washington D.C., Muriel Bowser American Democratic politician in Washington, D.C
  • Sylvanus Bowser (1854-1938), American inventor from Fort Wayne, Indiana credited with inventing the automobile fuel pump
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Bowser family



Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. William Thomas  Bowser (1892-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

Suggested Readings for the name Bowser


  • The Bowsers and Claypool(e)s by Evelyn Claypoole Bracken.

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance


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