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Josiah Bowman
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1840
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1888
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA

Josiah Bowman was born on Nov. 22, 1840 in Augusta County, Virginia, the eldest child of George and Elizabeth (Airhart) Bowman. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to the western Boone-eastern Montgomery County area where he spent the rest of his life as a farmer. He married Mary Elizabeth Powell on Oct. 16, 1862. They had four children: Minnie A., Bruce, Lizzie Gertrude (Gertie) and Anna Eliza (Eliza). Josiah died on Oct. 11, 1888 and was buried in the Pisgah Cemetery near Beckville. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Bowman (1814 - 1869)
  Elizabeth Rachel Airhart Bowman (1818 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Powell Bowman (1844 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Minnie A. Bowman (1864 - 1864)*
  Bruce Bowman (1865 - 1947)*
  L. Gertrude Bowman Linn (1871 - 1952)*
  Anna Eliza Bowman Myers (1878 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Bowman (1840 - 1888)
  John Bowman (1842 - 1846)*
  Jacob Bowman (1844 - 1906)*
  Margaret Ann Bowman Hancock Joseph (1848 - 1892)*
  Nancy Ellen Bowman Barber (1852 - 1902)*
  George Hugh Bowman (1855 - 1923)*
  Christian Montgomery Bowman (1859 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Josiah Bowman
born Nov. 22, 1840
died Oct. 11, 1888
 
Burial:
Pisgah Cemetery
Beckville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Pegeen
Originally Created by: R & S Fine
Record added: Aug 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40181336
Josiah Bowman
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Josiah Bowman
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Josiah Bowman
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- Pegeen
 Added: May. 27, 2011
 
 
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