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Charles Ewell Gowen
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1903
York County
Maine, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1947
Roanoke City
Virginia, USA

Charles {Age 6} is recorded on the 1910 census at Halifax, Halifax, North Carolina
dwelling in the household of his parents.

Cause of death - Enlarged spleen
due to polycythemia.

Occupation - Clerk for the railroad.

Charles & Bernice married on 29 June, 1928
at Bristol, Virginia
They are recorded on the 1930 census
at Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia.
They were the parents of three children.

He was 1st Lieutenant in the U. S. Army.

ROANOKE TIMES - 23 October 1947:
C. E. Gowen died Wednesday morning
in the Veteran's Administration Hospital.
Interment at Bluefield, West Virginia.

Charles worked for the Norfolk and Western Railway at Bluefield. There he met my sister, Bernice, who was in nursing school. Nursing students could not be married, so Bernice dropped out of school and they married.
Family links: 
  Harry Winfield Gowen (1868 - 1915)
  Annie Cofield Howerton Taylor (1884 - 1950)
  Bernice Yearout Gowen - Duffy (1906 - 1997)
  Harry Winfield Gowen (1930 - 1965)*
  Charles Job Gowen (1934 - 1936)*
  Harry Winfield Gowen (1892 - 1895)**
  Charles Ewell Gowen (1903 - 1947)
  Ann Josephine Gowen Wunder (1905 - 1969)*
  Howerton Gowen (1908 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
September 27, 1903 - October 23, 1947
Monte Vista Park Cemetery
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Section C; Lot 146
Maintained by: Ralph Gowen
Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
Record added: May 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70141128
Charles Ewell Gowen
Added by: F. Hylton
Charles Ewell Gowen
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- Yvonne Gowen
 Added: Jan. 1, 2013

- Yvonne Gowen
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