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Albert Ephraim “Bert” Bowles

  • Birth 15 Feb 1878 Zuma Township, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 2 Feb 1962 Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Hampton, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Blk 36 Lot 34
  • Memorial ID 90668129

Albert E. Bowles, 83, of 2360 27th St., Moline, retired farmer and auctioneer of Rock Island and Carroll Counties, died at 1:10 this morning in Moline Public Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at Trimble Funeral Home, where friends may call after 10 Sunday morning.

Mr. Bowles was born Feb. 15, 1878, in Zuma, attended Hampton public schools and Port Byron Academy, and was graduated in 1910 from Jones Auctioneering School in Chicago.

He married Lucy Henry, June 3, 1899, in Moline. He was of Congregational faith and was a charter member of the Rock Island County Farm Bureau.

Mr. Bowles lived in Moline for the last 11 years, and prior to his retirement farmed for many years in the Port Byron area.

He is survived by the widow; three sons, Alan, Port Byron, Warren, East Moline, and Albert M., Chadwick; two daughters, Mrs. Edith Cooper, Moline, and Mrs. Elizabeth Reiling, Atkinson; 14 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, a son, a daughter and four grandchildren.

(Moline Dispatch, February 2, 1962 , Moline, Illinois)




Name: Albert E. Bowles
Age: 2
Birth Year: abt 1878
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1880: Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: George W. Bowles
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Julia A. Bowles
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont
Neighbors: View others on page
Cannot read/write:
Blind:
Deaf and dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane:
Household Members:
Name Age
George W. Bowles 34
Julia A. Bowles 34
Nellie A. Bowles 7
Albert E. Bowles 2

(Source: 1880 United States Federal Census)


Name: Albert Ephraim Bowles
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: Lucy Gertrude Henry
Marriage Date: 3 Jun 1899
Marriage County: Rock Island
Comments: This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1428580 - 1428581.

(Source: Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900)


Name: Albert E Bowls
Age: 22
Birth Date: Feb 1878
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1900: Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois
[Rock Island]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Married
Marriage Year: 1899
Years Married: 1
Father's Name: George E Bowls
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Julia Bowls
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
George E Bowls 54
Julia Bowls 54
Albert E Bowls 22
Harriet R Bowls 15

(Source: 1900 United States Federal Census)


Name: Albert E Boules [Albert E Bowles] [Albert E Bouler]
Age in 1910: 32
Birth Year: 1878
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1910: Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lacie G Boules
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert E Boules 32
Lacie G Boules 30
Alan E Boules 7
Elisabeth L Boules 5
George W Boules 1

(Source: 1910 United States Federal Census)


Name: Albert Bowles
Age: 41
Birth Year: abt 1879
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1920: Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lucy A Bowles
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont
Home owned: Rent
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert Bowles 41
Lucy A Bowles 40
Allan Bowles 17
Elizabeth Bowles 15
Warren Bowles 12
Edith Bowles 8
Albert Bowles 4

(Source: 1920 United States Federal Census)


Name: Albert E Bowles
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1878
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: White
Home in 1930: Coe, Rock Island, Illinois
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Lucy ? Bowles
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont
Occupation:
Education:
Military service:
Rent/home value:
Age at first marriage:
Parents' birthplace:
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Household Members:
Name Age
Albert E Bowles 52
Lucy ? Bowles 50
Alama E Bowles 27
Edith M Bowles 18
Albert M Bowles 15
Warren ? Bowles 21

(Source: 1930 United States Federal Census)


Name: Albert Bowles
Age: 62
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1878
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Illinois
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Coe, Rock Island, Illinois
Street: Bethel Road
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Coe, Rock Island, Illinois
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 5A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 106
Occupation: Farmer
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 10
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 2nd year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert Bowles 62
Lucy Bowler 60
Albert M Bowler 24

(Source: 1940 United States Federal Census)


Name: Albert Ephraim Bowles
County: Rock Island
State: Illinois
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1878
Race: White
Draft Board: 2

(Source: U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918)


Name: Albert Ephraim Bowles
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1878
Birth Place: Port Byron, Illinois
Residence: Chadwick, Illinois
Race: White

(Source: U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942)


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Parents:
George Warren Bowles
Julia Ann Warren

Spouse:
Lucy Gertrude Henry

Children:

Albert Keith Bowles (1899 – 1900)
Alan E Bowles (1902 – 1992)
Elizabeth L Bowles (1904 – 2002)
Marjorie Bowles (1906 – 1906)
Warren George Bowles (1908 – 1979)
Albert M Bowles (1915 – 1993)


Family Members


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  • Created by: Bob & AJ
  • Added: 24 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90668129
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Ephraim “Bert” Bowles (15 Feb 1878–2 Feb 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90668129, citing Hampton Township Cemetery, Hampton, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bob & AJ (contributor 47790994) .