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John Bower
Birth: Jul. 7, 1793
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: 1840
Ross County
Ohio, USA

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John was the first of our Bower family lineage to reside in America, emigrating here from Germany. He was also the one who changed the spelling of his family's name to "Bower" (and the Johannes to "John"), so as to sound more American for their new life.

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John and Anna's children:
1. Catherina Barbara Bauer, Nov. 11, 1820 - Oct. 9, 1820. Buried in Germany.
2. Unnamed Bauer, Mar. 2, 1822 - Jul 3, 1822. Buried in Germany.
3. Johann (John) Jacob Bower (Bauer)
4. Anna Margaretha Bower
5. Johannes Bauer, Feb. 17, 1818 - Jun. 8, 1828. Buried in Germany.
6. Johannes Friederich K. Bower (Bauer)
7. John Gottlieb Bower
8. Catherine Bower
9. Joseph Bower
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anna Margaretha Schoid Bower (1795 - 1879)
 
 Children:
  John Jacob Bower (1824 - 1891)*
  Anna Margaretha Bower Ortman (1826 - 1899)*
  John Frederick K. Bower (1831 - 1892)*
  John Gottleib Bower (1833 - 1885)*
  Catharine Bower Pyle (1835 - 1924)*
  Joseph Bower (1838 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JOHN BOWER DIED ABOUT 1840 IN THE 48 YEAR OF HIS AGE

 
Burial:
Salem White Church Cemetery
Kingston
Ross County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: jenpa
Originally Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: Jul 19, 2002
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To my 4th great-grand-uncle, Johannes Bauer.
- John Bauer
 Added: Jul. 27, 2013
For my g-g-g-g-g grandfather! So happy to find your resting place.
- stephanie nixon
 Added: May. 6, 2012
Blessings for my Great-Great-Grandfather. And thank you for emigrating to America.
- TiogaRose
 Added: Dec. 5, 2010
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