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C.W. Bowman


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Date: 3/2/2004 at 04:29:50

C. W. Bowman
Was born in Indiana in 1836, where he made his home till he was about fifteen years of age, when he moved with his parents to Allamakee County, Iowa, and resided till Sept. 20, 1868, when he became a citizen of Floyd County, thus identifying himself as one of our county’s first settlers. At this time he purchased 160 acres where he still resides, on section 28, Union Township. Has since added forty acres, making a fine farm of 200 acres. He has a nice home, with its beautiful surroundings and fine location. Every foot of the farm is under first class cultivation. He crops yearly about 160 acres, keeping horses sufficient to carry on his farming. Mr. Bowman was married in Allamakee County, in 1860, to Miss Sarah A. Callender, a native of Ohio. They have no family. Mr. Bowman is a member of the order of Freemasons. Though never an aspirant for office, he has always taken an active interest in politics, and votes the straight Republican ticket.

- source: History of Floyd County, Iowa; Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co., 1882; Page 1092, Union twp.; LaCrosse, WI : Brookhaven Press, 2000 [Reprint]
- transcribed by Kathy Gerkins


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