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 Ruth Irene <I>Merrick</I> Bowman

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Ruth Irene Merrick Bowman

  • Birth 27 Jul 1898 Pennsboro, Dade County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 1960 California, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 60403435

Ruth Merrick was born in south central Dade County, MO, about three miles west of Pennsboro. She married Grover C. Bowman in 1916. Ruth and Grover moved to California in the early 1930s. In the late 1940s, Grover was in failing health, so Leroy and Mary Helen Miller drove to California, and bought them back to South Greenfield, where Ruth opened a small cafe in a building built of logs, on the west side of the square.

After Grover died in 1950, Ruth moved back to California, and married a man named Jack Knight. Ruth's name is on Grover's grave stone at the west end of Pennsboro Cemetery, but she is buried in California with her 2nd husband. The exact date of her death is unknown, but it was about 1960.

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  • Created by: Alan Miller
  • Added: 21 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60403435
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Irene Merrick Bowman (27 Jul 1898–1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60403435, ; Maintained by Alan Miller (contributor 46546630) Unknown.