Daniel Elbert Bowe

Daniel Elbert Bowe

Hartwick, Otsego County, New York, USA
Death 1 Sep 1887 (aged 70–71)
Rice County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section 3, Plot 34
Memorial ID 79865773 · View Source
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Married first on 08 May 1837
Children: William, Unnamed Infant (twin to William), Cordelia, and Rocelia

Married second on 23 Jul 1846 in Ashtabula Co., OH
Children: Arthur, Elbert, Mary, and Martha

14 Sep 1858: Selected as the first Northfield Township Chairman

1862: Admitted to the Minnesota Bar

Helped build a mill at Waterford, one of the first in Minnesota, and was part owner for a time.

Northfield Centennial 1955 p41.
NORTHFIELD, MN. PIONEER FAMILY Daniel E. Bowe came from Ashtabula, Ohio, by train and boat to Hastings, and walked to Northfield, taking up a claim in 1854. He built a log cabin and his wife, Lucy Lord Bowe (daughter of Similius Lord), and four children joined him in 1855. Daniel drew up papers dividing Waterford Township from Sciota Township, named from a river in his Ohio home. Son William A. Bowe was a Civil War veteran and originated self-supporting stairways, then used in the State Capitol. Daughter Esther Bowe taught near Wanamingo for $1.25 a week and "boarded round." Son Arthur Bowe was a lawyer. Son Elbert D. Bowe took up the claim in Sciota Township, preempted by Similius Lord.

Faribault Republican, 07 Sep 1887
Died at his home, one mile south of town, Thursday, Sept. 1, evening last. Mr. Bowe was born in Genesee County, New York. When forty years of age he removed to this state and commenced the practice of law in Northfield in 1862, and continued in the law business until a few years ago, when his failing health compelled him to retire from active life. The funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Husband of Lucy Eveline Lord Bowe.

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