|Birth: ||Apr. 27, 1857|
|Death: ||Sep. 25, 1929|
Frederick was born in Greenfield, Jones Co., Iowa. His father was Ambrose Bauer, born in Baden, Germany; and his mother was Margaret Martin, born in Ireland.
In 1860, US Federal Census information states (names as spelled in census) that the family lived in Greenfield, Jones Co., Iowa and consisted of: Abram Bowers (33), Margaret Bowers (33), Edward Bowers (8), Catharine Bowers (5), Frederick Bowers (3).
In 1870, US Federal Census information states (names as written) they lived in Greenfield and consisted of: Abram Bowers (45), Amanda Bowers (22), Edwin Bowers (18), Catharine Bowers (16), Frederick Bowers (14), Joseph W Bowers (4), Rosa Jane Bowers (1).
In 1880, US Federal Census shows Fred (21) living with his brother E. D. Bowers (27) and Ed's wife Mary E. Bowers (25) and farming together.
In 1881, Fred married Esther A. Rankin.
1900 United States Federal Census
Birth Date: Apr 1857 in Iowa
Home in 1900: Dawson, Greene, Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Esther A Bauer
Marriage Year: 1881; Years Married: 19
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Fred Bauer 43 (farmer)
Esther A Bauer 42
Edith A Bauer 18
William R Bauer 16 (farm laborer)
Edward R Bauer 14 (farm laborer)
Fredie O Bauer 13
Clarance R Bauer 11
Leonora N Bauer 8
Clara M Bauer 4
Ella Bauer 1
In 1925, Fred and Esther were living in Greene Co., Iowa. They were both 66, and their daughter, Nora (Lenora) (32) who had married Frank Gower was widowed and living with them along with her two sons Russell Gower (10) and Gerald Gower (8).
Family Trees on Ancestry.com list:
Father: Abraham Ambrose Bauer (1823-___)
Mother: Margaret Martin (1827-1870)
Spouse: Esther A. Rankin (1858-1937) - Married 1881 Children:
Edith A. (1882-___)
William R. (1883-1944)
Edward R. (1885-___)
Frederick O. (1887-1972)
Clarence Raymond (1889-1955)
Nora B. (1892-1996)
Clara M. (1894-2000)
Ella Florence (1898-2000)
Beulah Elmore (1901-1973)
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Esther A Rankin Bauer (1858 - 1937)*
William R. Bauer (1883 - 1944)*
Frederick O Bauer (1887 - 1972)*
Clarence Raymond Bauer (1889 - 1955)*
Lenora B Bauer Gower (1892 - 1996)*
Clara May Fisher (1894 - 2000)*
Ella Florence Bauer Weant (1898 - 2000)*
Edward C. Bauer (1898 - 1970)*
Beulah B Bauer Elmore (1901 - 1973)*
Created by: Hooked On Family
Record added: Sep 22, 2011
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