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William J. Bowers

Male 1842 - 1878  (35 years)


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  • Name William J. Bowers 
    Born 12 Dec 1842  Lancaster County ,PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1878  Providence, Lancaster County ,PA (mother's home) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I07298  Tombeau Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2007 

    Father Amos N. Bowers,   d. Bef 1850, Lancaster County ,PA (?) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Tombow,   b. 1 May 1820, E. Lampeter, Lancaster Co.,PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1906, Lancaster, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1840  Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Turner,   b. 1825,   d. 22 Sep 1872, Lancaster Co. PA (burial: Mellinger's Mennonite Cemtery,) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Children 
     1. No Children Bowers
    Family ID F2681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maggie C. Hogan,   b. 1853, Philadelphia,PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1932, Upper Darby, Bywood, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1874  Green Street methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Bowers,   b. 1877, Lancaster Co. PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1878, Lancaster Co. PA, Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Calvin Bowers,   b. 6 May 1875, Philadelphia,PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910  (Age < 34 years)
    +3. Clara E. Bowers,   b. 1876
    Family ID F2715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Tombstone of William J. Bowers
    Tombstone of William J. Bowers

    Histories
    William Bowers Civil War Pension Papers
    William Bowers Civil War Pension Papers
    William Bowers applies for an increase in his Civil War Pension

  • Notes 
    • William Bowers has uncertain parentage. He is found next to the grave of Sarah Tombow Weaver, who may be his mother through her marriage to Amos N. Bowers in 1840. Parentage may be cleared up by examining his Civil War records, since he was old enough to serve.