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Charles Elmer Nowels
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1863
Clinton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1885
Sac County
Iowa, USA

From Odebolt, Iowa Newspaper, THE ODEBOLT REPORTER, October 23,1885
Mr. John Bruce arrived last evening from Fairbury, Nebraska to attend the funeral of C.E. Nowels.

In this same issue, same page is the following obituary;
Died at Odebolt on the 20th, of peritonitis, Charles E. Nowels, aged 22 years, 8 months.

The deceased was well known here, having a few years since been one of the editors of the Observer Newspaper and so contributed until the time of its suspension. He had been in poor health for nearly 2 years and a year ago he removed to Colorado, hoping the climate would benefit his health. He did not find the relief he sought. Since his return his health has steadily failed and Tuesday his rest finally came.

He leaves a wife, who has the sympathy of a wide circle of friends.

Mr. G.R. Nowels of Bagley, this state, and John Bruce Sr. of Fairbury, Nebraska were sent a telegraph of his death, both arriving in time to attend, which takes place today at 10 a.m. from the Presbyterian Church.

Tombstone inscription: d. 20 October 1885 ae 22-8-0
"Weep not for me I'm free from pain, my earthly suffering oer; I hope to meet you all again, on the peaceful happy shore."

Buried between two different groups of Bruce's, probably relations of his wife.

Mother - Emily Nowels
Father - Governor Nowels

Family links: 
  Governor Ray Nowels (1828 - 1888)
  Emily Priscilla Weaver Nowels (1830 - 1898)
  Bessie Bruce Nowels Waugh Hall (1862 - 1950)
  Lauretta Nowels Barnes (1849 - 1912)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Nowels Jordan (1851 - 1933)*
  Martha T Nowels Gidley (1853 - 1917)*
  David Clinton Nowels (1856 - 1947)*
  Aaron Wilson Nowels (1858 - 1944)*
  James Emet Nowels (1861 - 1954)*
  Charles Elmer Nowels (1863 - 1885)
  Stephen Sherman Nowels (1865 - 1950)*
  Mary Tacy Nowels Neal Wheelock (1867 - 1920)*
  John A Nowels (1870 - 1949)*
  Emma Nowels Howe (1872 - 1957)*
  Ida Nowels (1874 - 1874)*
  Ira Ray Nowels (1876 - 1954)*
*Calculated relationship
Odebolt Cemetery
Sac County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Lot 115
Created by: Airrow
Record added: Oct 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12067873
Charles Elmer Nowels
Added by: Airrow
Charles Elmer Nowels
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