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Stephen F. Bowman

BOWMAN, COCHRAN, MCGHEE

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Date: 3/2/2004 at 05:24:45

Stephen F. Bowman

Stephen F. Bowman, a son of Charles and Catharine (Cochran) Bowman, was born in Vermillion county, Indiana, September 6, 1833. He moved with his parents to Allamakee county, Iowa, in September, 1849, where his mother died, in January, 1853, and his father died in May, 1871. The subject of this sketch was married in Allamakee county, March 29, 1855, to Miss Sarah McGhee. They have four children living-- Electa E., Etna, Viola, and Orpha; have four dead-- Charles, John, Catherine, and Eliza. Mr. Bowman
came to his present location, 1870, and now owns three hundred and fifteen acres of land, mostly under cultivation. He has held the position of road supervisor and school director, and is at present trustee, this being his fifth term.

- source: History of Guthrie and Adair Counties, Iowa; Springfield, Ill: Continental Hist. Co., 1884 - Valley Township
- transcribed by Bobbi Pohl


 

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