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Benjamin Harrison Bowles
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Birth: 1840
Marion County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1923
Santa Cruz County
California, USA

Benjamin married Mary D. Longmire, 26 Sept. 1867 in Marion County, Missouri. She died in 1882 in Marion Co. Mo. They had two children - Melvin & William.

Benjamin married Mattie Graves, October 11,1884 in Lewis County, Missouri.

Per CSA Muster Roll:
Benjamin H. Bowles enlisted Feb. 20, 1862 in Marion County, Missouri by Capt. Porter, for 12 months.
He was Sergeant in 1st Northeast Missouri Cavalry - Company "A" - CSA.

Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson
Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 6, 1923)
DIED: BOWLES- in Capitola, Santa Cruz County, CA March 4, Benjamin H. Bowles 81 years a native of Missouri.
Dies After Being Ill Over a Year
Benjamin Harrison Bowles, a resident of Capitola for several years, passed away Sunday after an illness of over a year. Mr. Bowles was born 82 years ago in Missouri and in California first located at Newman, Stanislaus County in 1905, where his wife passed away in October of that year. After her death he came to Capitola, where he made his home with a brother, John T. Bowles, until the latter's death four years ago. A son of the deceased, Melvin Bowles, wife and family, came to Capitola in June of last year from South Dakota, and the deceased had their loving care until the end.
Surviving Mr. Bowles are two sons, W.L. Bowles of Patterson and Melvin Bowles, six grandchildren and six great grand children.
The remains will be shipped this morning to Newman by C.C. Chase and funeral services will be held there Wednesday.

Would appreciate information on location of Benjamin H. Bowles burial site. I assume he was buried in Stanislaus County, California, but have no proof. 
Family links: 
  Benjamin Perkins Bowles (1800 - 1859)
  Burrilla Tyler Bowles (1811 - 1897)
  Mary D Bowles (1847 - 1872)*
  Melvin Bowles (1868 - 1945)*
  Eliza Ellen Bowles (1830 - 1832)*
  James T. Bowles (1830 - 1919)*
  Sarah Ann Bowles Hendren (1830 - 1922)*
  John Tyler Bowles (1832 - 1912)*
  Warren H Bowles (1836 - 1907)*
  Benjamin Harrison Bowles (1840 - 1923)
  Mary A Bowles Marksbury (1843 - 1928)*
  Robert L. Bowles (1853 - 1919)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Bob
Record added: Oct 17, 2011
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