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J.N. Bowman
Mallory Twp.

J. N. Bowman, one of the representative farmers of Mallory Township, was born in Fayette County, Penn., Feb. 15, 1844. His father, J. H. Bowman, is a native of Pennsylvania, and now a resident of Clayton County. J. N. received a practical education in his native State, and in 1853 came to Clayton County. He now owns 128 acres of fine farming land on section 11, Mallory Township, which is under excellent cultivation and thoroughly stocked. He was married in 1866 to Martha M., daughter of John and Eliza Ferren, nee Griffin, natives of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Bowman was born Feb. 14, 1848. Of six children born of this union five are living--Jessie Maria, born July 4, 1870; John Henry, Sept. 22, 1873; Ida C., March 5, 1876; William N., Oct. 1, 1879, and Hannah Eliza, Jan. 30, 1881. Mrs. Bowman is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church. Mr. Bowman in his political views is a Democrat.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 915
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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