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John Henry Bowen
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1891
Hoytsville
Summit County
Utah, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1982
West Valley City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

When John was 12 his father passed away. He learned to be a very hard worker to support a family of nine. He attended the Coalville and Weber Academies, where he worked to earn his room and board.

He was a member of the Tabernacle Choir. He enjoyed singing with his brother Raymond. He was also a Temple worker in the Oakland California Temple.

John married Sarah Steward on December 6, 1916. They had 6 children and lived in Rupert Idaho, Salt Lake City Utah, and Cedar City Utah. After they were divorced, John married Annie Garner Burton and lived in California.

On December 24, 1967, John suffered a stroke and was unable to walk or talk until his death December 1, 1982.
(Information obtained from the Summit County Historical Society.)

Survivors included: his children; Ret. Lt. Col. Max R. Bowen- Sacramento, Jay E. Bowen - West Valley City Utah, William R. Bowen - Salina Utah, Mrs. Ross (Zina) Woolsey - Cedar City Utah, Mrs. Idona Jackson and Mrs. Joyce Maughn - Mesa Arizona.
28 grandchildren, many greatgrandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Brothers; Raymond Bowen - Murray Utah, Asel Bowen - Salt Lake City Utah. Sister; Mrs. Grace Kilbourne - Morgan. (bio by: Brenda) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Jenkins Bowen (1866 - 1903)
  Selena Ann Judd Bowen (1868 - 1954)
 
 Spouses:
  Sara Stewart Bowen (1900 - 1972)*
  Annie Eva Garner Barton (1893 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Idona Jackson Bowen Taillon (1922 - 2001)*
  Idona Bowen Jackson (1922 - 2001)*
  Jay Eugene Bowen (1923 - 2009)*
  William Ray Bowen (1925 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Selena Jane Bowen Fewkes (1887 - 1968)*
  John Henry Bowen (1891 - 1982)
  Raymond Judd Bowen (1895 - 1989)*
  Gladys Florella Bowen Garner (1899 - 1963)*
  Grace Rosetta Bowen Kilbourn (1900 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hoytsville Cemetery
Hoytsville
Summit County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ted Alan Larsen
Record added: May 08, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8732395
John Henry Bowen
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John Henry Bowen
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John Henry Bowen
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Dec. 18, 2010
 
 
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