William Bowen Jr.


William Bowen Jr.

Maine, USA
Death 17 Mar 1862 (aged 48)
Lowell Junction, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 68778933 View Source

Thanks goes out to fellow Contributor jane Mangum (#46970601) for providing the following biographical data for William Bowen:

Marriage to Mary Boynton in 1838. Mary (1819 – 1884) was the daughter of John Boynton (1789 – 1869) and Eunice Fountain.

William was the son of William Bowen (1775 – 1819) and Anna Clark

Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915-
Name: Wm Bowen
- Gender: Male -
Birth Date: abt 1817 -
Birth Place: Eastport ME -
Death Date: 17 Mar 1862
- Death Place: Lowell,Massachusetts,
-- Age at Death: 45 U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865- Name: William Bowen
- Residence: Maine
- Age at Enlistment: 44
- Enlistment Date: 1 Dec 1861
- Rank at enlistment: Private
- State Served: Maine
- Survived the War?: No
- Service Record: Mustered out at Lowell, MA.Enlisted in the Maine 1st Light Artillery Battery on 18 Dec 1861.
- Birth Date: abt 1817
- Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine News

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: "Death of the Last Occupant of Camp Chase.. When the soldiers evacuated Camp Chase, they left behind a man named.William Bowen, who was confined to the hospital in consequence of an.abscess. He died on Monday last. He was about forty-five years of age;.it is understood he enlisted at Eastport, ME., and he leaves a family, and.also parents probably in that vicinity. His body was buried by Mr. A.P..Lesure, undertaker, of this city, with whom his friends can communicate, should.they wish to take any action in relation to the removal of his remains. Maine.papers will confer a favor upon his relatives by publishing a notice of.his death.".Lowell Daily Courier, Wed. Mar. 19, 1862

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: " Soldier Dead. Mr. Wm. Bowen, a member of the.12th Maine regiment, who was left in the hospital when the regiment left.Camp Chase in this city, in consequence of sickness, died on Monday last..He has been attended by Dr. Pierson, and is understood to have belonged in.Eastport, ME., where letters have been directed, informing his friends of.the event. The body was buried by Mr. Lesure, who will give information.relative to his sickness. He was about 45 years of age, and, it is said,.leaves a family.". Lowell Daily Citizen & News, March 20, 1862..

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  • Maintained by: Dave L
  • Originally Created by: Rick Weaver
  • Added: 22 Apr 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 68778933
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Bowen Jr. (3 Mar 1814–17 Mar 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 68778933, citing Edson Cemetery, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Dave L (contributor 47871784) .