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William Ferdinand Bowdish
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1828
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1867
Stockbridge
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

Ferd was the son of John R. Bowdish, Jr. and Emeline Dewey. He married Mary Miller Apr. 30, 1851. Ferd served with the 27th Michigan Infantry in the Civil War. He was captured at Petersburg Aug. 21st 1864. He was at Salisbury prison from Oct. 9, 1864 to Mar. 10, 1865. He died in 1867 of digestive problems which can be traced to his interment at Salisbury. He served as Justice of the Peace in Ingham County after the war and was a farmer. 
 
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 Parents:
  John R. Bowdish (1804 - 1875)
  Emeline Dewey Bowdish (1810 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Adelaide Miller Stillman (1832 - 1923)
 
 Children:
  Charlotte Pauline Bowdish Coulston (1856 - 1933)*
  Emma Bowdish Hammond (1860 - 1956)*
  Isabel Bowdish (1862 - 1863)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Marie Bowdish Whitney (1827 - 1850)*
  William Ferdinand Bowdish (1828 - 1867)
  Phebe Jane Bowdish Jacobs (1832 - 1886)*
  Lucius L. Bowdish (1835 - 1916)*
  Wellington Wesley Bowdish (1838 - 1926)*
  Corridon Leonard Bowdish (1845 - 1864)*
  Fernando Cortez Bowdish (1847 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Derby Cemetery
Stockbridge
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Dutch Ramsdell
Record added: May 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19402091
William Ferdinand Bowdish
Added by: Dutch Ramsdell
 
William Ferdinand Bowdish
Added by: Dutch Ramsdell
 
William Ferdinand Bowdish
Added by: Dutch Ramsdell
 
 
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CIVIL WAR VETERAN Co. D Twenty-seventh MI Inf Bowdish, William F., Stockbridge. Enlisted in company D, Twenty-seventh Infantry, Jan. 10, 1863 in Ingham County, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Feb. 24, 1863. Corporal. Sergeant Aug. 2, 1864. Taken prisone...(Read more)
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