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Willard Lucien Bowlsby
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1857
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1932
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Willard Lucien Bowlsby was the youngest son of Charles Bowlsby and Mellissa Jane Thompson. He married Olive L. Thayer on November 7, 1877 in Butler Co. Nebraska. This new little Bowlsby family lived on a farm near David City, Nebraska. Their first three children, Cora Melissa b.1878, a little girl with big blue eyes and dark curls, Leroy b.1880, and Effie Lecreca b.1882, were born there. In 1884, Willard and Olive lost 2 of their younger children, Leroy and Effie, to diphtheria. They are buried in David City. After the death of the children, they moved to Oregon and homesteaded near Pilot Rock. After they arrived, 3 more children were born to them, May, Fayette Elenora and Lillian.

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  Charles Bowlsby (1819 - 1900)
  Melissa Jane Thompson Bowlsby (1819 - 1878)
  Olive Lela Thayer Bowlsby (1858 - 1940)
  Leroy Bowlsby (1879 - 1884)*
  Effie Lucrecia Bowlsby (1882 - 1884)*
  Charles Edwin Bowlsby (1844 - 1923)*
  Mary Louisa Bowlsby Hall (1846 - 1914)*
  Juliette Josephine Bowlsby Tannahill (1847 - 1882)*
  Willard Lucien Bowlsby (1857 - 1932)
  Lillian Rosalee Bowlsby Tannahill (1861 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Multnomah Park Cemetery
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: X, 5-2, 3
Maintained by: Marilyn Harrison
Originally Created by: Invenio Sepulchrum
Record added: Jan 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47369918
Willard Lucien Bowlsby
Added by: Gregory Aanenson
Willard Lucien Bowlsby
Added by: Marilyn Harrison
Willard Lucien Bowlsby
Added by: Marilyn Harrison
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