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Melvina Vashti Welch Bowen
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1870
Mexia
Limestone County
Texas, USA
Death: May 19, 1928
Rusk
Cherokee County
Texas, USA

Born to Henry Bowlen Welch (1842-1913) & Matilda Hancock Welch (1843-1892).

Melvina married James Samuel Bowen on July 5, 1885 in Erath County, TX.

Ten children:
Henry Pinckney Bowen (1886-1942 in San Francisco, CA)
George Lesta Bowen (1888-1922)
James Hersal Bowen (1891-1957)
Lovie Angie Bowen Hill (1893-1970)
Guy Cecil Bowen (1896-1965 in Ventura, CA)
Foy Edward Bowen, Sr. (1898-1959)
Letrice Eunice Bowen Stoner (1903-1990 in CA)
Bertram Lee Bowen (1905-1979 in CA)
Vivian Juanita Bowen Donaldson (1910-1998)
Flavel Welch Bowen (1914-1945; killed in Japan, WWII)

The headstone must have been placed later because both the birth & death dates are off by one year. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Bowlen Welch (1842 - 1913)
  Matilda C. Hancock Welch (1843 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  James Samuel Bowen (1861 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  George Lesta Bowen (1888 - 1922)*
  James Hersal Bowen (1891 - 1957)*
  Lovie Angie Bowen Hill (1893 - 1970)*
  Foy Edward Bowen (1898 - 1959)*
  Vivian Juanita Bowen Donaldson (1910 - 1998)*
  Flavel Welch Bowen (1914 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alvis Larkin Welch (1866 - 1941)*
  Melvina Vashti Welch Bowen (1870 - 1928)
  Sallie Elizabeth Welch Bryant (1880 - 1912)*
  Zelda Welch Cox (1885 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenleaf Cemetery
Brownwood
Brown County
Texas, USA
Plot: 1st Addition, Lot 5 West, Block 4, Space 6
 
Created by: Dawn Kelley
Record added: May 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89553748
Melvina Vashti <i>Welch</i> Bowen
Added by: Deborah L. Hagler Wong
 
Melvina Vashti <i>Welch</i> Bowen
Added by: Dawn Kelley
 
Melvina Vashti <i>Welch</i> Bowen
Added by: Ed Walker
 
 
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 Added: Oct. 10, 2014
 
 
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