John Bowman

John Bowman

Birth
Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Death 18 Apr 1866 (aged 58)
Indiana, USA
Burial Beckville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 9033263 · View Source
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John Bowman was born on Apr 9, 1808 in Augusta County, Virginia, the first child of Jacob and Nancy Bowman to be born there after their move from Pennsylvania in 1805. John married Sarah Loop on Apr 3, 1828. In 1832, they moved to Walnut Township in Montgomery County where John entered 40 acres of land from the U. S. government. In 1851, he deeded a portion of his land for the establishment of the Providence Christian Church associated with the cemetery where he was buried. John and Sarah were the parents of eight children: Nancy Ann Burk, Elizabeth, Christian, Jacob, Catherine, Mary A., Andrew and Samuel.

The 1850 Census shows John Bowman (age 46, born in Virginia) living in walnut Township, Montgomery County, Indiana with wife Sally (age 37) and children Nancy A. (age 21), Christian (age 18), Jacob (age 15), Mary A. (age 11), Andrew (age 7) and Samuel (age 4). The 1860 Census shows John Bowman (age 55) living in Walnut Township with wife Sarah (age 47) and children Andrew (age 17) and Samuel (age 14).


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John Bowman
born Apr 9, 1808
died Apr 18, 1866
aged 58 y, 9 d

Age: 58+ years (on original stone)

Gravesite Details original stone hard to read

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  • Maintained by: David Smith
  • Originally Created by: M & K Fine
  • Added: 3 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9033263
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bowman (9 Apr 1808–18 Apr 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9033263, citing Providence Cemetery, Beckville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by David Smith (contributor 47038930) .