Anglo-Saxon culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Boughermane comes from when one of the family worked as a person who was the official bowerman, which means the servant who attended to the room of the bower.
Early Origins of the Boughermane family
Durham and Wiltshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Boughermane family
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Boughermane Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Boughermane has been spelled many different ways, including Bowerman, Bowreman and others.
Early Notables of the Boughermane family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boughermane family to Ireland
Some of the Boughermane family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Boughermane family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Boughermanes to arrive in North America: Henry Bowerman who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1804; John Bowerman arrived in San Francisco in 1850.
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