|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1864|
|Death: ||Feb. 11, 1918|
Friday, February 22, 1918
Frank Bowen Dies at Kingston, Ill.
Franklin Bowen, son of Wm. C. Bowen and for many years a resident of Sullivan county, died February 11th, at his home at Kingston, Ill., after an illness lasting but a few hours. The deceased, who was in business with his son left the store on the day of his death and complained that he was not feeling well He lived only about two hours after reaching his home.
The remains were brought to Carlisle on Thursday of last week and taken to the home of a brother, James M. Bowen, north of town. Short services were held at the Bowen home, Friday by the Rev. A. L. Williams and the remains were laid to rest at Indian Prairie by the side of his mother, who departed this life January 22, 1911.
The following obituary was read at the services:
Daniel Franklin Bowen, eldest son of Wm. C. and Nancy J. Bowen, was born January 13th, 1864 and departed life February 11th, 1918, aged 54 years and 28 days. He lived on a farm near Oaktown with his parents until the age of 22 when he went to Nebraska where he engaged in farming.
He was united in marriage in 1892 to Lucinda Stowe, returning to Indiana shortly afterward and locating on a farm near Sullivan. To this union one son was born, who survives the parents.
In the year 1900 he located on a farm near Carthage, Ill. where he remained until 1914 when his wife died leaving him and their only son, Harry, who with his father engaged in the general merchandise business at Kingston, Ill., since 1914.
Besides the son he is also survived by the father, Wm. C., Bowen, three brothers, Wm. Elliott, James Marion and John Robbins and three sisters, Ida May McCord, Eva Mengedoht and Rosa McCammon, all living near Carlisle.
William Christopher Bowen (1834 - 1923)
Daniel Franklin Bowen
1864 - 1918
Indian Prairie Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Brittany Hewitt
Record added: Jan 03, 2009
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