|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1843|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 1926|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Businessman and stockbroker.
Married, Caroline Ewing on October 27, 1864.
Private, Company G, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry[19th PA Inf],
April 27, 1861, discharged August 8, 1861.
Enrolled on April 28, 1862, at Aquia Creek, Virginia, for three years as Second Lieutenant, Company E, 20th New York State Militia. On August 29, 1862, while serving as aide-de-camp on the staff of General Marsena R. Patrick, he was severely wounded. John was shot through the body, the ball entered the left lung, passing out the back on the edge of the shoulder blade, leaving the lung almost entirely useless for the remainder of his life. He was captured on August 29, 1862 and exchanged November 8, 1862. Mustered as 2nd Lieutenant January 7, 1863, First Lieutenant, Company K, 20th N.Y.S.M., March 6, 1863 and discharged, October 5, 1863, Bouvier was promoted by brevet, to the rank of Captain, U.S.V., from March 13, 1865.
John V. Bouvier was the great grandfather of Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, wife of President John F. Kennedy.
Note* Although John's gravestone shows his middle name as Vernon,an error was made in cutting the stone. Numerous sources including his family history, titled The Bouviers, by John H. Davis, attest to his middle name being Vernou.
Caroline Ewing Bouvier (1844 - 1929)*
John Vernou Bouvier (1865 - 1948)*
Most Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Seward R. Osborne
Record added: Mar 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13783863