Mary Jane Bowman

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parents:  William H Bowman and Julia Ann Andis

 

Birth:  29 or 30 Nov 1840  Martin Co, IN
Death:  03 Mar 1924  Indianapolis, Marion, IN
Burial:  Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN

Marriage #1

William Charles Norman

26 Aug 1860  Martin Co, IN

Children

William C "Willy" Norman 12 Jul 1861

children of William Charles Norman and Mary Jane (Bowman) Norman


Marriage #2

Reason Miles Scott

09 Oct 1873  Martin Co, IN

Children

Julia Ann Scott 19 May 1876
Reason Charles Scott 14 Dec 1878
Lillie Myrtle Scott 14 Apr 1880

children of Reason Miles Scott and Mary Jane (Bowman) Scott

 

Sources
1850 Federal census Brown Twp, Martin, IN - 20 Sep 1850 - age 9 (view census information)
1860 Federal census Brown Twp, Martin, IN - 01 Jul 1860 - age 19 (view census information)
1870 Federal census Brown Twp, Martin, IN - 15 Jul 1870 - age 30 (view census information)
1880 Federal census  McCameron Twp, Martin, IN - age 39 (view census information)
1900 Federal census McCameron Twp, Martin, IN - age 58 (view census information)
1910 Federal census McCameron Twp, Martin, IN - age 70 (view census information)
1920 Federal census McCameron Twp, Martin, IN - 7 Jan 1920 - age 79 (view census information)
National Archives, Washington D.C. Service and pension records of Reason Miles Scott (personally viewed and copied)
Ancestry.com California Death Records; WWI and WWII draft registration cards; 
GenGathering.com Volunteer for CA death records
"Billy Bowman Bugle" Issues 1-2, printed by Ned Alan Bowman 1986
Martin Co, IN Courthouse, Shoals, IN Marriage records; probate records; birth records; death records; land records (personally viewed and copied)
Martin Co, Library, Shoals, IN Burns City Cemetery (book) containing obituaries (personally viewed and copied)
Newspaper from Carmi, White Co, IL - death notices Newspaper clipping listing Mary Jane's death
Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN Personally viewed and photographed tombstones
Salem Cemetery, Bluff Creek, Johnson, IN Personally viewed and photographed tombstones
Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN Personally viewed and photographed tombstones
Random Acts of Kindness volunteer Wendy Cranfill Tombstone photos
Random Acts of Kindness volunteer Derric Deon Tombstone photos: Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Random Acts of Kindness volunteer Curt and Find a Grave volunteer Nancy Barrett Tombstone photos: Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana; Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana
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Find a Grave volunteers "Helper" and Joan Woodhull Tombstone and cemetery photos: Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood, Johnson, IN
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Family records Records belonging to Denny Goddard
Family records Records and photos belonging to Eldon and Jacqueline (Girdley) Vickers
Family records Records and photos belonging to Maria Colabella
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

 

Miscellaneous Information

1) Husband (1) of Mary Jane Bowman: William Charles Norman - born c. 1835; died 06 Jul 1862.

2) We have a copy of Mary Jane and William's marriage license.

3) Nov 1862 Term of Court: Mary J Norman, widow of William C Norman - estate appraised at $164.95  

4) Mary Jane is mentioned in letters that her brother (Pleasant H Bowman) sent home to the family, while serving in the Civil War. 

5) Husband (2) of Mary Jane Bowman: Reason Miles Scott - see link above.

6) We have a copy of Mary Jane and Reason's marriage license.

7) Mary Jane's deposition was taken when her mother, Julia Ann, was attempting to acquire pension money after the death of her son, Pleasant H Bowman, in the Civil War.

8) Mary Jane's father (William H) mentions her in his will. 

9) Mary Jane is mentioned when her father's land was partitioned out to various family members.

10) Per Jacqueline (Girdley) Vickers: Mary Jane was an herb doctor and midwife in Martin County.

11) We have two obituaries for Mary Jane. 

12) We have a copy of Mary Jane's death certificate.  Cause of death: paralysis, with chronic bronchitis as a contributing factor.


Photos and/or signatures

Mary Jane (Bowman) Norman, Scott

unknown date

thanks to Jacqueline (Girdley) Vickers for this photo

sisters: 
Mary Jane Bowman and Sarah C Bowman

unknown date

thanks to Jacqueline (Girdley) Vickers for this photo


 Mary Jane (Bowman) Scott* and her husband, Reason Miles Scott

Burns City Cemetery
Burns City, Martin, Indiana

photos taken by Valerie Boman

* Although the date of death in not inscribed, per her obituary Mary is buried here.

 

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