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George Washington Bowers
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Birth: May 23, 1877
Neodesha
Wilson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1956
Elmhurst
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

George helped his father homestead 160 acres five miles east of Stillwater, OK, beginning April 1889, which took 5 years. While there he began and then graduated in 1897 from Oklahoma A and M College at Stillwater, OK, in the second graduating class of 3 persons. He worked for the Frisco Railroad as a conductor from Jan 1901 to May 1943 while living in Enid, OK. In the spring of 1919 they moved to 424 W Wabash St, close to Enid high school. His three daughters all graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wesley Bowers (1839 - 1901)
  Mary Louisa Cox Bowers (1846 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Della Jane Meriwether Bowers (1870 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Helen Louise Bowers Bailey (1903 - 1965)*
  Dorothy Lucile Bowers Worcester (1905 - 1948)*
  Madeline Bowers Amerman (1906 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Flora Bowers Beck (1867 - 1900)*
  Ura Gilbert Bowers (1870 - 1952)*
  George Washington Bowers (1877 - 1956)
  Ora Mae Bowers Yeargin (1882 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Emblem Cemetery
Elmhurst
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: N 148
 
Created by: Robert Bailey
Record added: Nov 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61832256
George Washington Bowers
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George Washington Bowers
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George Washington Bowers
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RIP George.
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