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William A. Bowles
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1829
North Middletown
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1885
Fall Creek
Adams County
Illinois, USA

William m. Amanda Beebe in 1851 Fallcreek Township, Adams Co., ILLinois.

BOWLES WM., farmer; Sec. 3; P.O. Quincy. The subject of this sketch was born in Bourbon county, Ky., Sept. 27, 1829; in the fall of 1830 the family moved west and settled in Fall Creek town-ship, Adams county, Ill., where he received his education in the county schools. In 1851 he was married to Miss Amanda M. Beebe, daughter of Silas Beebe (deceased) of this township. They have had nine children, four of whom are now living - three sons and one daughter. he owns 345 acres of land which, for fertility of soil and improvement, will compare with any in the county. He is Democratic in politics. His lady is a member of the Christian church. He has been Township Collector for two terms, and Commissioner of Highways some twelve years.
The History of Adams County, Illinois, Chicago: Murray, Williamson & Phelps, 1879, 1149 pgs. Contributed by Michael Downing #47086797
 
 
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 Parents:
  Wesley Holman Bowles (1806 - 1871)
  Selina Jane Wilson Bowles (1806 - 1841)
 
 Spouse:
  Amanda Mary Beebe Bowles (1835 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Jesse A. Bowles (1852 - 1904)*
  Infant Bowles (1853 - 1853)*
  Annie E Bowles (1855 - 1856)*
  Charles A. Bowles (1855 - 1927)*
  Annie Bowles (1857 - 1875)*
  Augustin E. Bowles (1859 - 1879)*
  Lucy Bowles McCormac (1861 - 1939)*
  Mollie Bowles (1862 - 1873)*
  Ollie Bowles (1868 - 1872)*
  Lucinda Bowles (1871 - 1871)*
 
 Siblings:
  William A. Bowles (1829 - 1885)
  Anne Eliza Bowles Urton (1834 - 1917)*
  Warren Barton Bowles (1839 - 1914)*
  Joseph Martin Bowles (1852 - 1934)**
  Thomas Tate Bowles (1854 - 1932)**
  Charles Edgar Bowles (1858 - 1940)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Craigtown Cemetery
Payson
Adams County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: David L. Bush
Record added: Aug 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9371389
William A. Bowles
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William A. Bowles
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The headstone says death date Oct 6 1885. Is this date right or the on posted ?
- Linda Kruse Crandell
 Added: Jan. 21, 2009
Rest In Peace And God Bless
- Ginny Babb
 Added: Nov. 18, 2004

- David L. Bush
 Added: Aug. 28, 2004
 
 
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