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 Nancy Ellen “Ellen” <I>Smeltzer</I> Bowers

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Nancy Ellen “Ellen” Smeltzer Bowers

  • Birth 18 Jun 1854 Henrietta, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 22 Dec 1929 Lakemont, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Yellow Creek, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section 3 Row 9
  • Memorial ID 59979041

Ellen was a midwife.

Altoona [PA] Mirror, 23 December 1929:
Mrs. Ellen Smeltzer Bowers, widow of George L. Bowers, died at 5 o'clock yesterday morning of pneumonia at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Howard Gates of Lakemont. She was born near Henrietta, June 17, 1854, and had resided for many years at Yellow Creek. Surviving are two sons and one daughter, Homer Bowers of Portage, William Bowers of Jeanette and Mrs. Howard Gates of Lakemont; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one brother, George Smeltzer [she had no brother named George, this would have been her brother, John] of Hopewell and two sisters, Mrs. John Malone of Johnson City, N. Y. and Mrs. Albert Bowers of Everett. Funeral services will be help at the Yellow Creek Reformed church at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Interment will be made in the Yellow Creek cemetery. [Mrs. Howard Gates' first name: Lottie]

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  • Maintained by: frantic33
  • Originally Created by: Hannah Kepple
  • Added: 11 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59979041
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Ellen “Ellen” Smeltzer Bowers (18 Jun 1854–22 Dec 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59979041, citing Saint Pauls Cemetery, Yellow Creek, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by frantic33 (contributor 47018744) .