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 Melissa Jane <I>Thompson</I> Bowlsby

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Melissa Jane Thompson Bowlsby

  • Birth 3 Sep 1819 New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 30 Aug 1878 Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial David City, Butler County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot 4 9 SE 1/4
  • Memorial ID 32758064

Melissa Jane Thompson was born in New York, New York. She was the dau. of Samuel Berry Thompson and Polly Ann Worden. She married Charles Bowlsby in New York when she was 18 yrs. old. After they were married they moved to Albion, Michigan where they purchased land and lived there for several years and had two children: Ellen Selima and Charles Edwin. Then they moved to Branch Co., Michigan and had the rest of their children: Mary Louisa, Juliette Josephine, Elizabeth juliana, James Franklin, Willard Lucien and Lillian Rosalee. Melissa is buried here in David City Cemetery with two of her little grandchildren who died of diphtheria, Effie Lucretia and Leroy, the children of her son Willard.



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  • Maintained by: Marilyn Harrison
  • Originally Created by: Duane
  • Added: 8 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32758064
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melissa Jane Thompson Bowlsby (3 Sep 1819–30 Aug 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32758064, citing David City Cemetery, David City, Butler County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Harrison (contributor 47244775) .