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Howard Sylvester Bowman
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1892
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1945, USA

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Howard Sylvester Bowman was a son of Charles Clarkson Bowman, b. 1869 & Nancy Elizabeth Ann 'Annie' Yates, b. 1875.
Howard married Nannie Ann Sluss, 1897-1951, a d/o Merion Clovis Sluss, Sr., 1859-1938 & Isabelle 'Belle' Billips, b. c. 1864

Howard S. Bowman served in WWI
(I have not found THE enlistnment record...only draft card)
(Remember all men had to “sign-up” for the draft in this era)
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARD HAS BIRTHDATE AS 20 JULY 1893 AND HOWARD FILLLED OUT THE FRONT OF CARD HIMSELF.
REG. CARD # 1118 AND THEN NO. 35
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Howard Bowman
Name: Howard Bowman
Home address: North Tazewell
Place of Birth: Horsepen Cove, Va
What is your present trade, occupation: Mining
BY WHOM employed: pale (?) com?? coal Co
Where employed: Somewhere in W Va (I can not read the nameplace)
No Dependents
Single
What military service? None
County: Wyoming
State: West Virginia
Birthplace: Virginia
Birth Date: 20 Jul 1893 (sic)
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number: 1993027
SIGNED: HOWARD BOWMAN
Medium Height
Build: Med
Color of eyes: Blue
Color of hair? Light
Signed on: 6-5-17 at Local Draft Board for the county of Wyoming
State of West Virginia'Pineville, W,. Virginia

FHC Film #0034214 Film, Mormon Family History Center. 1998-1999, Tucson, AZ
Marriage
Page 261 # 297, Tazewell Co., VA., 24 Dec 1919
Howard Bowman....27 single b. Taz Co VA s/o Chas. & Eliza Bowman.
Nannie Sluss..........22 single b. Taz Co VA d/o Clovis & Isabelle Sluss.
Married by J. N. Johnson.

CENSUS RECORDS TYPED AS FOUND
1900 TAZEWELL TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS
# 178 Clearfork Dist., W. L. Stephens-enumerator
CHARLES BOWMAN,.......31, farmer, b. Mar 1869, in VA (all in home b. VA)
.....Annie Bowman.........25, b. Sep 1875, wife, had had 4 children
.....Howard Bowman........7, b. July 1892, son
.....Lonzo Bowman..........6, b. May 1894, son
.....Grace Bowman...........3, b. Sept 1896, dau
.....Charles W .Bowman... 4/12, b. Jan 1900, son

......
1930 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS
Clearfork Dist
[This is the way census appears on ancestry.com index]
Howard H Bamman. 37 1892 Virginia Head White Clear Fork, Tazewell, VA
Daniel A Bamman 32 1897 Wife Clear Fork, Tazewell, VA
Lillian A Bamman 7 1922 Daughter Clear Fork, Tazewell, VA
Hathel B Bamman 5 1924 Son Clear Fork, Tazewell, VA
Charles C Bamman 2 1927 Son Clear Fork, Tazewell, VA
..........

1940 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS
443/29AClear Fork Dist, # 93-4, Jenkin Jones Road, street # 29A,household # 443, census read 8 May 1940 bu Rufus Harrison
Howard Bowman 46, head, b. Virginia, lived in same place 1 Apr 1935, timber cutter/sawmilling
Nannie Bowman . 42, wife, b. Virginia, lived in same place 1 Apr 1935
Hashell Bowman .15, son, b. Virginia, lived in same place 1 Apr 1935, new worker Occ?
Barbara Bowman . 9, dau, b. Virginia, lived in same place 1 Apr 1935
Fannie Bowman . 7, dau, b. Virginia, lived in same place 1 Apr 1935

West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973
Name: Howard Sylvester Bowman
Birth Date: 26 Jul 1892
Birth Place: Horsepen, VA.
Death Date: 5 Nov 1945
Death Place: Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia
Burial Date: 7 Nov 1945
Burial Place: Mud Fork, VA
Cemetery Name: Sluss Cem.
Occupation: Tipper Worker
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Father Name: Charlie Bowman
Father Birth Place: Tazewell County, Virginia
Mother Name: Eliza Yeatts
Mother Birth Place: Buchanan County, Virginia (sic)
Spouse Name: Nannie Bowman
FHL Film Number: 804479


U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 about Howard S Bowman
Name: Howard S Bowman
Pension # C-3-101-521
Serial # 2968246
Birth Date: 20 Jul 1892
Enlistment date: 25 May 1918
Discharge Date: 2 AUG 1919 (Hon)
47TH INF, 4 TH VIRGINIA
PVT
COMPANY “E”
Death Date: 4 Nov 1945
Upright Marble Headstone
Cemetery: Sluss
Cemetery Location: Pocahontas, Virginia
Emblem: Christian
Applicant: Mrs. Nannie A. Bowman of Pocahontas, VA
TO BE SHIPPED TO: Mrs. Nannie A. Bowman Pocahontas, VA
Whose Post Office address is: RT #1, Box 75 Bluefield, VA
War Dept Date. 11 Nov 1945
TO BE SHIPPED TO: Mrs. Nannie A. Bowman Pocahontas, VA
Nannie signed and dated: Nannie A. Bowman, RFD 1, Bluefield, VA, Nov 15 1945
War DEPARTMENT
O.Q.M.G. FORM 623
Verification Nov 26 1945
Ordered: Tate, GA Feb 29 1946
B/L 6016355

 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Clarkson Bowman (1869 - 1957)
  Annie Eliza Yates Bowman (1874 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Nannie Ann Sluss Bowman (1897 - 1951)*
 
 Children:
  Haskell Bane Bowman (1925 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Howard Sylvester Bowman (1892 - 1945)
  David Alonzo Bowman (1896 - 1963)*
  Charles Walter Bowman (1900 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sluss Cemetery
Mud Fork
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Karen EAGLE Moman
Record added: Sep 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21598069
Howard Sylvester Bowman
Added by: Karen EAGLE Moman
 
 
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