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 Charles R. Bowser

Charles R. Bowser

Birth
Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 16 Mar 1908 (aged 86)
Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
Plot Block 3, Lot 77
Memorial ID 30706406 · View Source
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Private, Co. E, 42nd Indiana Infantry. Enlisted 11/17/1864, discharged 7/21/1865. Substitute for Jonathan C. Wadley. Listed in some rosters as Charles R. Bowler.

Chas. R. Bowser was born in Jefferson County, Tenn., March 16, 1822, and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. M. J. Goodin, in Holton, Kansas, on March 16, 1908, at the age of 86. He was married to Laura L. Miller, of Greenville, Tenn., Sept. 22, 1850. To this union were born ten children, all of whom survive him: William, Mrs. Mary Goodin, Mrs. Sarah Sharp, Mrs. Jennie Stanley, Mrs. Anna Cooper, Mrs. Lizzie Wilkerson, Gus A., Charles, John and Orville. In 1856 he moved to Fountain County, Indiana, and in 1870 came to Denison, Kans., where he remained until the death of his wife, in 1904, since which time he has resided in Holton. Two years after their marriage he with his wife united with the Christian Church. The last eleven years of his life spent in total blindness. The services were in charge of the G.A.R.
--The Holton Recorder, April 30, 1908.

"Died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. M. J. Goodwin, in Holton Monday"
--The Holton Recorder, March 19, 1908.

"Veteran of the Civil War."
--The Holton Signal, March 19, 1908.



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Gravesite Details GAR--Co. E 42 Indiana Inf.

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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Thomas Mick
  • Added: 20 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30706406
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles R. Bowser (16 Mar 1822–16 Mar 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30706406, citing Holton Cemetery, Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .