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Thomas Bowman

BOWMAN

Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 11/25/2005 at 23:34:54

Thomas Bowman, brick manufacturer; Sec. 30 P O Boonesboro; was born in Trumbull county Ohio, on the 27th day of March 1837; he was raised in the State until twenty years of age, and then came to Dubuque county, Iowa; in 1860 he went to Pike's Peak, and returned and spent one year in Kansas on a farm; he enlisted in the Fourth Iowa cavalry, and served three years and eleven months, and came to this county Jan 28th, 1866; he owns 98 acres of land, and is extensively engaged in the manufacture of brick, and makes on an average one million per year; he has held various township offices; he married Miss Catharine Sebo Jan 1, 1866; she was born in Pennsylvania; they have four children: Mary C, Cora E, Minnie M and Ida B.

Bio from the 1880 Boone county history book pg. 558


 

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