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Joseph Milton "Joe" Bower
Birth: Dec. 10, 1860
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1950
San Diego County
California, USA

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Joe and his family moved from Chanute, Kansas to a farm four miles west of Snyder, Oklahoma in 1901 when part of Oklahoma was opened to homesteaders. Later moving to California.

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Chanute Tribune - Chanute, KS - 11 Mar 1950

"Joe M. Bower, 89, former resident of Chanute, Kansas, and vicinity, died Thursday at his home in San Diego, California. He had been in failing health only a short time.

He left Chanute in 1901 and made his home in and near Snyder, Oklahoma, from where he went to San Diego with his youngest son, J. D. Bower, and family.

Two brothers, Dan and Fred Bower, live southwest of Chanute, KS, and two sisters, Mrs. Ellen McDonald and Mrs. Rose Ernzen, in Chanute, KS. He is survived by four sons, Sylvester, James and Verne, of Oklahoma, and J. D., of San Diego, and four daughters, Myrtle, Grace, Zella and Verle, all of Oklahoma.

The funeral service will be at San Diego, and interment will be at Fairlawn Cemetery in Snyder, Oklahoma, where his wife is buried."

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 Parents:
  John Gottleib Bower (1833 - 1885)
  Nancy A. Creachbaum Bower (1834 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillie Mary Alison Bower (1865 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Myrtle Estella Bower Dickson (1885 - 1976)*
  Grace Mae Bower Jones (1886 - 1977)*
  Joseph Sylvester Bower (1888 - 1981)*
  Zella Viola Bower Nunn (1890 - 1951)*
  James Frederick Bower (1893 - 1957)*
  Verne Milton Bower (1896 - 1987)*
  Jesse Lee Bower (1899 - 1943)*
  Verle Latice Bower Richardson (1906 - 1999)*
  J. D. Bower (1909 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Bower (1854 - 1930)*
  John Wesley Bower (1857 - 1939)*
  Mary Catherine Bower Davidson (1859 - 1932)*
  Joseph Milton Bower (1860 - 1950)
  Sarah Ellen Bower McDonald (1867 - 1951)*
  Daniel Everett Bower (1869 - 1956)*
  Frederick Monroe Bower (1875 - 1969)*
  Rosa Mae Bower Ernzen (1878 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairlawn Cemetery
Snyder
Kiowa County
Oklahoma, USA
 
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