Jacob Wilson Bowman

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parents:  William H Bowman and Julia Ann Andis

 

Birth:  25 Oct 1856  Martin Co, IN
Death:  29 Apr 1936  Brownsville, White, IL
Burial:  West Union Cemetery, Carmi Twp, White, IL 

Marriage #1

Nackey Ann Manley

04 May 1877  Martin Co, IN

Children

Mary Ella Bowman 24 Jan 1878
Sarah Alice Bowman 02 Oct 1879
David Delmer Bowman 07 Aug 1881
Zola May Bowman 09 Jan 1884
Willmina Bowman 30 May 1886
Alva William Bowman 23 Jan 1891
Fay David Bowman 07 Feb 1892
Nora Bowman 20 Jun 1894
Mildred V Bowman 25 May 1897

children of Jacob Wilson Bowman and Nackey Ann (Manley) Bowman

 

Sources
1860 Federal census Brown Twp, Martin, IN - 01 Jul 1860 - age 3 (view census information)
1870 Federal census Brown Twp, Martin, IN - 15 Jul 1870 - age 14 (view census information)
1880 Federal census  Brown Twp, Martin, IN - 18 Jun 1880 - age 23 (view census information)
1900 Federal census Harold's  Prairie Twp, White, IL - age 43 (view census information)
1910 Federal census Elbon Twp, Stanley, SD - age 53 (view census information)
1920 Federal census Carmi Twp, White, IL - 16 Jan 1920 - age 63 (view census information)
1930 Federal census Carmi Twp, White, IL - 19 Apr 1930 - age 73 (view census information)
National Archives, Washington D.C. Service and pension records (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Ancestry.com WWI draft registration cards; U.S. National Home for Disabled Soldiers information; City Directory listings; 
Family History Center, Salt Lake City, UT Cemeteries of White County, IL (book) (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
"Billy Bowman Bugle" Issues 1-2, printed by Ned Alan Bowman 1986
Martin Co, IN Courthouse, Shoals, IN Marriage records; land records; wills (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
State of Illinois Death Index
Carmi Democrat Tribune Obituaries
Volunteer Jason Presley, White Co, IL Tombstone photos - West Union Cemetery, Carmi Twp, White, IL 
Find-A-Grave volunteers "Fan of the site" and  Marsha P Tombstone and cemetery photos - Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade, South Dakota
Family records Records and photos belonging to Hal Bowman 
Family records Records and photos belonging to Sharon DeBolt
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

 

Miscellaneous Information

1) Jacob's father (William H) mentions Jacob in his will

2) Jacob and Nackey's marriage record.

3) Jacob's deposition was taken when his mother, Julia Ann, was attempting to acquire pension money after the death of her son, Pleasant H, in the Civil War.  (click here to view all depositions)

4) Jacob worked the family farm for a brief time after the death of his father, William.  He and his wife, Nackey, moved to Carmi, White, IL some time before August 1896.

5) Jacob is mentioned when his father's land was partitioned out to various family members.

6) In the 1920 and 1930 Federal census, Jacob Bowman was listed as a taxi driver.  When asked about this, his grandson, Chares W Reedy said:  "I used to go with my grandfather in the Model A (he had it enclosed) to pick up people at the train."

7) We have an obituary for Jacob.


Photos and/or signatures

 

The Bowman Family c. 1902

back row, left to right: Willmina (Ina), Mary Ella, David Delmer, Sarah Alice, Zola May
front row, left to right:
Fay, Jacob, Nora, Mildred (in front), Nackey, W Alva

Thanks to Sharon DeBolt for this photo



The Bowman Family 1927
Jacob and Nackey's 50th Wedding Anniversary

back row, left to right: Margaret (Schwarz) Bowman, Howard Reedy, Wilma Weirauch, Gerald Honsinger, Mildred (Bowman) Honsinger, Clarence Weirauch, Ruth Weirauch, Curtis Reedy Sr 

middle row, left to right: Fay Bowman, Zola (Bowman) Waggoner holding Robert Lee Waggoner, Willmina (Bowman) Reedy, Jacob Bowman holding Robert L Honsinger, Nackey Bowman, Mary Ella (Bowman) Griesel, Sarah Alice (Bowman) Weirauch, Alva Bowman 

front row, left to right: Charles Reedy, Curtis Reedy Jr, Hal Bowman, Virginia Bowman, Wilma Waggoner, Lorraine Waggoner

Jacob and Nackey's 50th anniversary

1927

 

Jacob Bowman and his wife, 
Nackey (Manley) Bowman

c. 1935

thanks to Sharon DeBolt for this photo

Jacob Bowman and his wife, 
Nackey (Manley) Bowman

1927

thanks to Sharon DeBolt for this photo

Jacob Wilson Bowman and his wife, 
Nacky Ann (Manley) Bowman

West Union Cemetery
Carmi Twp, White, Illinois

thanks to Jason Presley for this photo


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