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Nellie Mae Valentine Bowman
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1905
Rocky Ridge
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1991
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Nellie Mae Valentine was born October 13, 1905, in Rocky Ridge, Frederick County, Maryland, the daughter of Charles Franklin and Bertha Adella Hyser Valentine. On January 1, 1927, in McSherrystown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, she married John Samuel Bowman, son of Charles William and Agnes Menges Bowman. They were the parents of 3 children: Esther Mae, Terry Samuel and Donald Eugene Bowman. Nellie passed away on April 13, 1991, in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, and was buried on the 16th in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985:

Name: John Samuel Bowman
Event Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 1 Jan 1927
Marriage Place: McSherrystown, Adams, Pennsylvania
Spouse Name: Nellie May Valentine
Organization Name: St Paul Lutheran Church

Anniversary announcement for Nellie Mary Valentine and John Samuel Bowman from the New Oxford Item of January 4, 1962:

"35TH ANNIVERSARY. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Swope, East Berlin Route 2, entertained Sunday at their home in honor of the 35th wedding anniversary of Mrs. Swope's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Samuel Bowman, Hanover Route 5. The Bowmans are the parents of three children, Mrs. Swope, Terry Bowman, Hanover, and Donald Bowman, at home. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. John Bowman and son, Donald; Mr. and Mrs. Terry Bowman and son, Barry; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Miller, Jr. and children, Shelly and Albert; Mrs. John Bolden, Miss Lee Valentine, Miss Katie Bowman, Mrs. Charles W. Bowman, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Orndorff, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Little, all of Hanover; Mr. and Mrs. Dalvin Dennis, McSherrystown; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Myers, Abbottstown; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lippy, York; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Swope, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Swope and son, Edward, East Berlin Route 2."

Social Security Death Index:

Name:Nellie M. Bowman
Born:13 Oct 1905
Died:13 Apr 1991
State SSN issued:Pennsylvania (1955-1957)

Obituary for Nellie Mae Valentine Bowman from the Gettysburg Times of Monday, April 15, 1991:

"Nellie M. Bowman, 85, of 1075 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, died Saturday evening, April 13, at Gettysburg Lutheran Village. She formerly lived at Oxford Road in Hanover. Nellie was preceded in death by her husband, John Samuel Bowman on March 19, 1982. Born in Rocky Ridge, Carroll (sic--should read Frederick) County, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Bertha Hyser Valentine. Nellie was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in McSherrystown. She also was a member of the National AARP. She had been employed at Sterner Grocery at both the Carlisle Street and York Street locations. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Raymond (Esther) Swope, 280 Winding Lane, East Berlin. two sons, Terry S. Bowman, 28 Brewster Street, Hanover and Donald E. Bowman, Sr., 54 Evergreen Drive, Hanover; two sisters, Mrs. Nadine Orndorff, 135 Allegany Avenue, Hanover, Mrs. Richard (Betty) Bevenour of Spring Grove; a brother, Charles Valentine of Jacksonville, Florida; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Main Street, McSherrystown, with her pastor, the Rev. Peter W. F. Nodyne officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday evening at Wetzel Funeral Home, 549 Carlisle Street, Hanover, and Wednesday after 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in McSherrystown. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Main Street, McSherrystown."
Family links: 
  Charles Franklin Valentine (1880 - 1963)
  Bertha Adella Hyser Valentine (1886 - 1955)
  John Samuel Bowman (1899 - 1982)*
  Nellie Mae Valentine Bowman (1905 - 1991)
  Nadine Burnette Valentine Orndorff (1908 - 1998)*
  Charles William Valentine (1918 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olivet Cemetery
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Nov 25, 2012
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