Surname: Bowers

Descendants of Francis Brayton of Fall River, MA

BRAYTON. The first in America by this name, one Francis Brayton, came from England to Portsmouth, Rhode Island, where, in 1643, he was received as an inhabitant, in 1655, became a freeman, and to him nearly if not all the Braytons of New England trace their origin. He early entered into the political life of the country, serving as a member of the General Court of Commissioners for the Colony, for many years as member of the Rhode Island General Assembly, and frequently during the later generations his descendants have held positions of responsibility and trust in the public...

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Lowell Massachusetts Genealogy

Tracing ancestors in Lowell, Massachusetts online and for free has been greatly enhanced by the University of Massachusetts in Lowell which provided digitized version of a large quantity of the Lowell public records. Combined with the cemetery and census records available freely online, you should be able to easily trace your ancestors from the founding of Lowell in 1826 through 1940, the last year of available census records. To add color to the otherwise basic facts of your ancestors existence we provide free access to a wide range of manuscripts on the history of Lowell, it’s manufactures and residents.

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Biographies of Western Nebraska

These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In...

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History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa

History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and 641 biographies of representative citizens. Also included is a history of Iowa embracing accounts of the pre-historic races, and a brief review of its civil and military history.

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1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

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1894 Michigan State Census – Eaton County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry Luscomb, George Carroll, Collins S. Lewis, David Crowell, Aaron Skeggs, Thomas Bailey, Andrew Day, L. G. Showerman, Hulbert Parmer, Fletcher Campbell, Lorenzo D. Fall, William Farlin, Francis Beecraft, William Caton, Servitus Tucker, William Shipp, Theodore Davis. Village of Bellevue. – William H. Latta, Thomas B. Williams, Hugh McGinn, Samuel Davis, William Reid, Charles B. Wood, Marion J. Willison, Herbert Dilno, Jerry Davidson, Edward Campbell, John Markham, Jason B. Johnson, Josiah A. Birchard, Richard S. Briggs, John Ewing, George Crowell, Henry Legge, James W. Johnston, Luther Tubbs, Oscar Munroe, John W. Manzer, Henry E. Hart, Leander B. Cook, Cyrus L. Higgins, Martin Avery, John M. Anson, Washington Wade, George P. Stevens, James Driscoll, Alexander A. Clark, Antoine Edwards, George Kocher, Charles W. Beers, Lester C. Spaulding, George Martin, Griffen Wilson, Sr., Amos W. Bowen, Josiah G. Stocking, Charles A. Turner, Levi 0. Johnson, Sullivan W. Gibson, Alonzo Chittenden. Benton Township. – Oliver P. Edman, Charles T. Ford, Emanuel Ream, Samuel Bradenberry, Isaac Mosher, Ezra W. Griffith, Joshua Wright, Michael Lynn, Mitchell Chalender, Luther Johnson, George...

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Slave Narrative of Fleming Clark

Person Interviewed: Fleming Clark Location: Ohio Age: 74+ My father’s name wuz Fleming Clark and my mother’s name wuz Emmaline Clark. Both of dem wuz in slavery. Der massa’s name wuz David Bowers. I don’t know where dey cum from but dey moved to Bad Creek after slavery days. Der wuz three of us chillun. Charles, de oldest, den Anthony next and den me, de youngest. I wuz workin’ for a white man and wuz old enough to drive cows and work in de ‘bacco fields, pickin’ worms off de leaves. De other brudders worked wid my father on another plantation. De house where I lived wid de white Massa Lewis Northsinge and his Missus, wuz a log house wid just two rooms. I had just a little straw tick and a cot dat de massa made himself and I hed a common quilt dat de missus made to cover me. I hear dat my grandmother died during slavery and dat my grandfather wuz killed by his massa during slavery. On Sunday I would go home and stay wid my father and mother and two brothers. We would play around wid ball and marbles. We had no school or church. We were too far away for church. I earned no money. All I got wus just my food and clothes. I wuz leasted out to my massa and missus....

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B Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

BABBITT, Betsey and Samuel G. Clap, Mar. 8, 1843. Sarah P., 21, d. Willard and S., and Luther Hayward, widower [publishment of intention of marriage, omits widower], May 29, 1848. Sophia and George Copeland, Apr. 10, 1842. BACON, Alfred of Dover, and Harriett Perry, Nov. 27, 1834. Anna of Dedham, and William Kindall 1st, publishment of intention of marriage, Mar. 19, 1774. Betsy [publishment of intention of marriage, Betsey] and Jonathan Colbourn [publishment of intention of marriage, Coulbourn], May 23, 1797. Charlotte and George W. Thomas, May 28, 1840. Dean and Sybil C. Smith, publishment of intention of marriage, Nov. 13, 1836. Elijah C., widower [publishment of intention of marriage, omits widower], 41, S. W[illia]m and S., and Adaline Eldridge, Dec. 4, 1848. Ellis and Martha Shepard, publishment of intention of marriage, Feb. 12, 1842. James of N. Y., and Julia [publishment of intention of marriage, adds C.] Whitman, Jan. 8, 1845. Lydia and Hiram H. White, Sept. 27, 1836. Mary and Aaron Ellis, Mar. 17, 1796. Rebecca of Deadham, and Joseph Day, publishment of intention of marriage, July 26, 1772. Sally [publishment of intention of marriage, Betsy] and Horace Dupee, May 30, 1805. Sam[ue]l W. [publishment of intention of marriage, Warren] of Urbana, Va., and Abby P. Clap, Oct. 17, 1839. Sarah L. and Harvey Morse, Jan. 10, 1837. Sopha [publishment of intention of marriage, Sophia] and Pitt...

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Biographical Sketch of Lola Garrett Bowers

Bowers (See Grant and Daniels)—Lola Garrett, born November 29, 1887, educated in the Cherokee public schools and the Female Seminary from which she graduated June 1, 1905. She was an instructor in the Pryor schools in 1905-6 and in the Female Seminary in 1907-08; Married at Muldrow Dec. 9, 1909, E. M. Bowers, born April 10, 1875. They are the parents of Genevieve Elizabeth, born July 13, 1911; Jane Rhea, born August 28, 1914 and Mary Ann Bowers, born Oct. 4, 1918. Mrs. Bowers is a member of the Baptist church. Mr. Bowers is promi­nently connected with the banking interests of the Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Pryor and of the state. Ellis Buffington, an eighth blood Cherokee, married Catherine Daniel, a quarter blood Cherokee. He died in June 1858, and she died November 20, 1867. They were the parents of Ezekial Buffington, born Aug­ust 7, 1811, married September 19, 1868 Louisa Newman, born May 14, 1817, in Tennessee. He died January 4, 1864, and she died February 15, 1898. Their daughter Mary, married Jerome Lorenzo Greer, and they were the parents of Elizabeth Ann Greer, born August 30, 1856, married March 17, 1875, James Robert Garrett, born June 29, 1850, in Carroll County, Tennessee. She died May 15, 1902, and he died January 9, 1918. They were the parents of Mrs. Lola...

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Sophia Todd Bowers of Lansing NY

BOWERS, Sophia Todd6, (Josiah5, Abner4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Feb. 5, 1814, died March 15, 1891, married Feb. 20, 1834, Isaac, son of Honteta and Eve Bowers. He was a farmer at Lansing, N. Y. Children: I. Harriet Jane, b. Feb. 8, 1835, m. May 23, 1855, Warren, son of David Crocker, of Lansing, N. Y. He manufactured Wegman’s pianos. They lived at Auburn, N. Y. II. Ezbon Lyon, b. Nov. 8, 1837, m. Dec. 2, 1868, Nancy, daughter of John and Sarah Blakely, of Kortright, Delaware County, N. Y. He was a farmer at Skaneateles, N. Y. III. Mary Ella, b. Jan. 19, 1855, m. Feb. 20, 1884, Rev. William H., son of William Tracy, of New York City. He was pastor of Sec. Ref. Church, at Philadelphia,...

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Harriet Cooke Todd Bowers of Dryden NY

BOWERS, Harriet Cooke Todd7, (Eleazer6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born July 22, 1822, in Dryden, N. Y., died April 6, 1911, married Dec. 6, 1840, in Libertyville, N. Y., John Bowers, of Lansing, N. Y., who was born July 7, 1813, in Homer, N. Y. Children: I. Sarah Louverna, b. Dec. 23, 1841, in Peruville, N. Y. II. Mary Jane, b. May 28, 1844, in Summer Hill, Cayuga County, N. Y., m. Feb. 4, 1864, Henry S. Jewell. III. John Seymour, b. May 21, 1845, in Summer Hill, N. Y., d. Aug. 6, 1909, in Elgin, Ill., m. Dec. 2, 1869, Jane Hammer. IV. Dennis M., b. March 24, 1847, in Dryden, N. Y., m. 1888, Bertha Webster. V. Susan Minerva, b. June 28, 1849, in Auburn, N. Y., m. Sept. 24, 1872, Lewis E. Rhynder. VI. Ida, b. Sept. 27, 1855, d. Feb. 1, 1863. VII. Charles Willard, b. Jan. 15, 1859, m. Dec. 14, 1892, Carrie J. McDonald. VIII. Hattie, b. April 28, 1861, d. Feb. 1, 1863. IX. Myrtie, b. Sept. 12, 1863, m. Jan. 25, 1888, Everett D....

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Bowers, John T. – Obituary

Bridgeport, Baker County, Oregon Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Christian Church for John T. Bowers of Bidgeport, who died Monday evening in St. Elizabeth hospital after an extended illness. A native of Jasper County, Missouri, Bowers was the son of Samuel and Anna Bowers. He came to Eastern Oregon between 1905 and 1910 and moved to Baker County in 1930 where he had lived the rest of his life. Bowers was a machinist by trade and worked on the railroads for a time. He worked on locomotives for the Union Pacific Railroad and was an engineer on the branch line from La Grande to Wallowa on logging trains. He was also a shovel operator on several highway jobs in this area; did many machine jobs on the old logging Shay engine; worked with T.W. Nelson surveying much of the Clarke Creek and Burnt River mining area; did most of the surveying and engineering of the Burnt River Road; after that he acquired mining property on Burnt River where he spent the rest of his life. His late wife, Verda Graham Bowers died in 1961, shortly after the couple had celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Bowers is survived by one sister, Mrs. Jessie Horton of Columbia, Missouri, and several nieces and nephews. The Rev. Orville Mick of the Christian Church will officiate at the services....

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Decision Rendered Belle Z. Bowers

Office Of The Assistant Attorney-General Washington, D. C., February 10, 1905 The Secretary Of The Interior SIR: I received by reference of October 6, 1904, with request for, opinion thereon, the motion of Belle Z. Bowers to set aside departmental decision of February 7, 1902, and that of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes there to fore rendered, and to grant a new hearing upon her application for enrollment of herself and her husband and children as citizens by blood of the Cherokee Nation. January 19, 1902, the Commission rejected her application, with others, upon the ground that: not one of the foregoing-named persons is a recognized citizen of the Cherokee Nation or has ever been duly and lawfully enrolled or admitted as such. All of them are there fore considered to come under the provision of the act of Congress approved May 31, 1900 (31 Stat., 221, 236): That said Commission shall not receive, consider, or make any record of any application of any person for enrollment as a member of any tribe in Indian Territory who has not been a recognized citizen thereof and duly and lawfully enrolled or admitted as such.” Upon the record of testimony the Commission found, January 8, 1902, that: Upon an examination of the tribal rolls of the Cherokee Nation now in possession of the Commission none of the applicants mentioned...

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