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Thomas Bowen
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1875
Cherokee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1939
Logan County
North Dakota, USA

(taken from) Napoleon Homestead, August 4, 1939, Napoleon, North Dakota, Accidental Death-Tom Bowen, 64, was killed almost instantly Friday, July 28, about 4 p.m. at the Napoleon Farmers elevator when a truck hoist fell on him. Mr. Bowen, who had worked at the elevator at times for seven years, was under the front end of trucks to unload grain, which he was cleaning and repairing for the fall grain business. Thomas Bowen was born March 20, 1875 at Cherokee, Iowa the son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Bowen, who were natives of Ireland. He came to Logan county, North Dakota and in 1907 taught rural school for ten years. He farmed in the Napoleon vicinity until 1929, when he moved to town. On July 13, 1908 he was married at Napoleon to Miss Margaret Kleinschmidt. He is survived by his widow and six children, Margaret, Mrs. Edward Woodbury, Agnes Bowen (1916-?, burial unknown), Peter Bowen, Sadie, Mrs. Leon Selby Thompson (23 May 1922-), Edward Bowen and Mary Bowen (1912-?, burial unknown). He is also survived by three sisters, Mrs. William T. Murphy, Mrs. Rosanna Lynch, Cherokee, Iowa and Mrs. Margaret McGuire. Funeral services were conducted Monday morning from St. Philip's Catholic church at Napoleon with Rev. Lawrence Wiedmann officiating. Interment was in the Napoleon Catholic cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick H. Bowen (1831 - 1925)
  Catherine Bowen (1835 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Klemschmit Bowen (1884 - 1963)
 
 Children:
  Margaret J. Bowen Woodbury (1913 - 2005)*
  Peter T. Bowen (1916 - 1978)*
  Edward A. Bowen (1928 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bernard Bowen (1850 - 1932)*
  Roseanna Bowen Lynch (1853 - 1945)*
  Frank J Bowen (1863 - 1903)*
  Mary Bowen (1863 - 1946)*
  Margaret Bowen McGuire (1867 - 1954)*
  Agnes Bowen Murphy (1872 - 1962)*
  Thomas Bowen (1875 - 1939)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Philips Cemetery
Napoleon
Logan County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: MRB
Record added: Mar 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87163368
Thomas Bowen
Added by: Sandra Weippert
 
Thomas Bowen
Added by: Sandra Weippert
 
 
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 Added: Jun. 6, 2012
 
 
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