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 Joseph Milton “Joe” Bower

Joseph Milton “Joe” Bower

Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Death 10 Mar 1950 (aged 89)
San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Snyder, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 6621671 · View Source
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Joe and his family moved from Chanute, Kansas to a farm four miles west of Snyder, Oklahoma in 1901 when part of Oklahoma was opened to homesteaders. Later moving to California.

Chanute Tribune - Chanute, KS - 11 Mar 1950

"Joe M. Bower, 89, former resident of Chanute, Kansas, and vicinity, died Thursday at his home in San Diego, California. He had been in failing health only a short time.

He left Chanute in 1901 and made his home in and near Snyder, Oklahoma, from where he went to San Diego with his youngest son, J. D. Bower, and family.

Two brothers, Dan and Fred Bower, live southwest of Chanute, KS, and two sisters, Mrs. Ellen McDonald and Mrs. Rose Ernzen, in Chanute, KS. He is survived by four sons, Sylvester, James and Verne, of Oklahoma, and J. D., of San Diego, and four daughters, Myrtle, Grace, Zella and Verle, all of Oklahoma.

The funeral service will be at San Diego, and interment will be at Fairlawn Cemetery in Snyder, Oklahoma, where his wife is buried."


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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Milton “Joe” Bower (10 Dec 1860–10 Mar 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6621671, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Snyder, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by jenpa (contributor 46955481) .