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John Edward Bottens
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1885
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1984
Cass County
Illinois, USA

CHILDREN: Wilbur Kenneth Bottens born Jan 7 1911; died Nov 22 1994; Keith Edell Bottens born Sep 12 1913; died Mar 9 2005; Kenton Wayne Bottens, born Sep 12 1913.



Pre-Dedeased: his wife, Grace Inez (Curran) Bottens in 1955; His parents: George Edward Bottens Sep 14 1938; his mother, Susannah Ellen (Stevenson) Bottens, Mar 14 1893.

John Edward Bottens was a Grandson of John K. Edward Bottens who came from Rotterdam, Holland and Eleanor (Bolton) Bottens born East Yorkshire, England. His maternal grandparents were John, born Leicestershire, England & Margaret (Ellison), born Yorkshire, England Stevenson. His great grandparents, Thomas & Ann (Marlow) Stevenson, were both born near Leicestershire, England and came to Hancock County, IL., USA in 1846. His other maternal great grandparents, Matthew & Jane (Wilson) Ellison, were born at Lancashire, England & Yorkshire, England, and they came to Hancock County, IL., USA from England in 1843.

John was a farmer most of his life,specializing in watermelons and cantaloupes. He pedaled melons for 40 years. 
Family links: 
  George Edward Bottens (1864 - 1938)
  Susannah Ellen Stevenson Bottens (1866 - 1893)
  Grace Inez Curran Bottens (1885 - 1955)
  Wilbur Kenneth Bottens (1911 - 1994)*
  Keith Edell Bottens (1913 - 2005)*
  John Edward Bottens (1885 - 1984)
  Martha Jane Bottens (1887 - 1903)*
  George David Bottens (1890 - 1892)*
  Ruby Ellen Bottens Head (1892 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Grace I.
John E.
Beardstown City Cemetery
Cass County
Illinois, USA
Plot: 47834015
Created by: Ronald G Bottens
Record added: Jun 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71147636
John Edward Bottens
Added by: Ronald G Bottens
John Edward Bottens
Added by: Ronald G Bottens
John Edward Bottens
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- Scot E
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014

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