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 Dorcas Tabitha <I>Simonton</I> Bowman

Dorcas Tabitha Simonton Bowman

Wabash County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Mar 1940 (aged 83)
Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Burial Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 80804822 · View Source
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Mrs. Dorcas Bowman, 83, passed away this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edith Barnell, 504 North Prospect Street, after being ill for a period of seven weeks.

She was born in LaGro, Ind., on August 3, 1856, the child of John R. and Mary Simonton. In 1876 [May 12, 1877} she was married to Sylvester Bowman in Shydler, Ind. For the past 30 years, however, she has made her home in Sturgis, where she was a member of the Gospel Hall.

She is survived by her husband, who is living with a son in LeRoy, Mich.; five sons, Edson R. of Sturgis, Reube of LeRoy, Frank A. of near Centerville, Roscoe M. of Camp Custer, and Coering of Flint; one daughter, Mrs. Edith Barnett of Sturgis; 22 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.

Friends are being received at the Moon Funeral Home where services will be conducted Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock, with Rev. Walter Jacobs officiating. Interment will be made in the Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Sturgis Journal, March 16, 1940




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 80804822
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorcas Tabitha Simonton Bowman (3 Aug 1856–16 Mar 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80804822, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Shelli Steedman (contributor 46805729) .