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Aaron Bowman
Elk Twp.

Aaron Bowman , one of the enterprising farmers of Clayton County, was born in Monroe County, Pa., on Nov. 21, 1836. He came to Clayton County in 1868, locating in Mallory Township, where he remained until 1881, when he became a resident of Elk Township. His marriage occurred on Dec. 16, 1875, to Mercy Lovett, a native of Ohio. Two children have blessed their union, viz.:Lovett, born Sept. 11, 1876, and Watson, Jan. 19, 1879. Mr Bowman is a cooper by trade, but since his marriage he has engaged in farming. He is a member of the Presbyterian church, and in his political views is a Democrat.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 759
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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