Barnett Burkett Bowmer

Barnett Burkett Bowmer

Birth
Death 5 Dec 1943 (aged 83)
Burial Florence, Williamson County, Texas, USA
Plot Area 9
Memorial ID 10703479 · View Source
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Barnett was the seventh of eight known children born to John Ray BOWMER (1818–1903) who born in Missouri and Highly Ann THAXTON (1822–1918) who was born in Tennessee.

Barnett Burkett BOWMER and Evalena Ione DICKINSON were married in Williamson County, Texas c1881. They had five known children together. Their names and approximate years of birth are shown below.

1882 Lula A. BOWMER
1885 Avis Ione BOWMER
1887 Ola Ethel BOWMER
1890 DeWitt Ray BOWMER
1893 Flora Ruth BOWMER

In the 1900 census, all five of the above-listed children were shown and were living at home. For that census, Lena reported five children born, five then living.

Lula married Thomas Howard SHOFNER on 22 Nov 1900 in Williamson County, Texas. She died 31 Dec 1967 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.

Avis married Clarence Edgar SKELTON on 29 Aug 1902 in Belton, Bell County, Texas. She died 05 Jul 1958 in Temple, Bell County, Texas.

Ola married Killeen ATKINSON on 01 Feb 1905 in Williamson County, Texas. She died 27 Oct 1918 in Childress County, Texas when she was only 31 years old.

Dewitt married Lennie Brooks MORGAN on 28 Jul 1916 in Bell County, Texas. He died 07 Aug 1940 in Temple, Bell County, Texas.

Ruth died 04 Sep 1907, when she was not yet 14 years old and only about a year after her mother had died, as evidenced by the inscription on Ruth's gravestone located nearby in the Florence Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Ella Faye Johnson
  • Originally Created by: John Christeson
  • Added: 29 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10703479
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barnett Burkett Bowmer (20 Jan 1860–5 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10703479, citing Florence Cemetery, Florence, Williamson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ella Faye Johnson (contributor 48230261) .