The Photo Request has been fulfilled.


John B. Bowlby

Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 May 1953 (aged 88)
Brighton, Macoupin County, Illinois, USA
Burial Green Valley, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 67515909 · View Source
Suggest Edits

J. C. Bolwby, 88, a retired farmer and former Green Valley resident, died this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S.V. (Lucille) Montaque in Brighton, Ill., where he had been residing. His body will be brought to Green Valley and funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. (DST) Monday in the Methodist church, Rec. C.R. Underwood will officiate. Burial will be in Green Valley cemetery.
Mr. Bowlby was born Feb 18, 1865 in Cincinnati township, a son of William R. and Barbara Sells Bowlby. His first marriage was to Belle Wallace of Delavan on May 20, 1891. She died in February 1895.
On Sept. 16, 1896, he was united in marriage to Susie Wertz of Farmington. To this union three children were born. A daughter, Hazel, was a victim of the Columbia disaster in July 1918.

Family Members

Siblings Half Siblings




  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mike McMullen
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67515909
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John B. Bowlby (18 Feb 1865–29 May 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67515909, citing Green Valley Cemetery, Green Valley, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .