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Catherine Smithbauer Bowers
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Birth: 1853
Kersey
Elk County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1941
Ridgway
Elk County
Pennsylvania, USA

Catherine "Katie" (Schmidtbauer/Smithbauer) Bowers was the daughter of George and Mary Eva (Loidl) Schmidtbauer/Smithbauer. She was the wife of John Bowers. They were married in 1875. She had 11 children - in 1900 there were 9 living children. She was the grandmother of Dorothy Geraldine (Bowers) Eckert and gr-grandmother of Clifford "Coke" Andrew John Eckert, of Escondido, CA, formerly of St. Marys, PA and Williamsville, NY.

US Census
April 2, 1910
Fairview Rd., Ridgway, Elk Co., PA
115-1__
BOWERS
John age 59, b1851 NY, carpenter
Katie age 54, b1856 PA
dau Carrie M., age 23, b1887 PA
dau Veronica M., age 18, b1892 PA
dau Sarah M., age 16, b1894 PA

US Census
1920
Fairview Hill, Ridgway Twp., Elk Co., PA
139-140
BOWERS
John age 67 b1853 NY, carpenter
Catherine age 64, b1856 PA

US Census
May 6, 1930
Fairview Rd., Ridgway, Elk Co., PA
378-382
BOWERS
Catherine M., age 74, b1856 PA, widowed
son Charles J., age 41, B1889 PA, bark piler/leather tannery
granddau Dorothy age 18, b1912 PA
grandson Jerome E., age 13, b1917 PA
grandson John G., age 7, b1922 PA 
 
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 Parents:
  George Schmidtbauer (1820 - 1871)
  Mary Eva Schmidtbauer (1825 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  John W Bowers (1852 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Fred John Bowers (1879 - 1958)*
  Emma Jane Bowers Holmberg (1881 - 1948)*
  Carrie May Bowers Glaus (1886 - 1968)*
  Charles Jerome Bowers (1889 - 1976)*
  Martin Luke Bowers (1889 - 1970)*
  Veronica Bowers Dippold (1891 - 1949)*
  Sarah A Bowers Fannin (1893 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Smithbauer Auman (1852 - 1925)*
  Catherine Smithbauer Bowers (1853 - 1941)
  Mary K Smithbauer Lanzendorfer (1860 - 1926)*
  Elizabeth Schmidtbauer (1865 - 1881)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
"Catherine Bowers
1853 - 1941"

Mother
 
Burial:
Saint Leos Cemetery
Ridgway
Elk County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 4
 
Created by: Mary Jane Haight-Eckert
Record added: Jan 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64205693
Catherine <i>Smithbauer</i> Bowers
Added by: Michael Cremer
 
Catherine <i>Smithbauer</i> Bowers
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Added by: Rick McIntyre
 
 
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- peggy fannin
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
From two of your many granddaughters and great granddaughters.
- The King Connection
 Added: Jan. 25, 2013
 
 
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