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1) Ira Edgar Bowman:
   see separate personal page

2) Alpha Odus Bowman:
   born 25 Oct 1882 Martin Co, IN; photos including Alpha;
   died 18 Dec 1956 Washington, Daviess, IN; obituary;
   cause of death: carcinoma of prostate;
   buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN; tombstone photo;
   WWI and WWII draft registration cards; news articles regarding Alpha's family;
   Social Security record for Alpha; census records for Alpha
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   signature:

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   married Hazel Elodie McGee on 26 Jun 1907 Daviess Co, IN; 
           (born 25 Feb 1887 New Lenox, Will, IL; photo of Hazel and her son Rex;
           died 07 Mar 1964 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary;
           death certificate; cause of death: chronic myocarditis; 
           buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN; tombstone photo
          
daughter of William W McGee (born 12 Mar 1852 OH-15 Oct 1906) and 
           Alice E Armstrong (born 14 Feb 1854 IN-25 Jul 1937); William and Alice buried 
           Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN; tombstone photos)
   wedding announcement and marriage certificate for Alpha and Hazel
   letters written by Hazel when she and Alpha were homesteading in CO;
   children:
       1) Donald McGee Bowman - born 21 May 1908; 
              died 21 Aug 1910 Daviess Co, IN; obituary; cause of death: illic colitis; 
              buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN; tombstone photo;      
              census records for Donald;
       2) Rex A Bowman - born 03 Sep 1911 McClave, Bent, CO; 
              died 22 Sep 1966 Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN; obituary;
              death certificate; cause of death: self-inflicted gunshot wound to head, brain damage;
              buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN; tombstone photo;
               U.S. Navy - WWII; Odon, Indiana Veteran's Memorial; census records for Rex;  
              photo of Rex and his mother Hazel
; photo of High School class of 1931
              married Martha Jean Seal on 25 Jan 1933 Marion Co, IN
                        (born 02 Oct 1914 Odon, Daviess, IN; birth certificate;
                        died 07 May 1976 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary;
                        death certificate; cause of death: cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction;
                        buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN; tombstone photo
                        photo of High School class of 1932
                        daughter of Julian Lee Seal (22 Sep 1870 IN-05 Nov 1954) and Jennie Cropp (26 Aug 1875 IN-24 Apr 1959); 
                        Julian and Jennie buried St Joseph Cemetery, Bramble, Martin, IN; tombstone photo
)
              marriage record for Rex and Jean;
              children:
                   1) Byron Kay Bowman - born 31 Aug 1933 Odon, Daviess, IN; birth certificate
                           died 31 Aug 1933 Daviess Co, IN; obituary;
                           buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN - unmarked, section C
                   2) David Bowman - born (___); died by Sep 2012; 
                           married?; children?
                   3) Terry Rex Bowman - living?; photo of Terry
                           married Linda Lou Sims on 21 Jun 1964 Elnora, Daviess, IN (living?);
                                      
 (living?; Linda married (2) Rick Baker)
                           marriage record for Terry and Linda;  
                           divorced; 
                           children: 
                                1) Christopher David Bowman - born 21 Aug 1966 Danville, Hendricks, IN;   
                                          died 06 Sep 2012 possibly Morgan Co, IN; obituary;
                                          buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN;    
                                          married Cynthia Louise Garrison on 06 May 1995 Monrovia, Morgan, IN (living?);
                                          marriage record for Christopher and Cynthia;  
                                          children:
                                              1) Alex Bowman - living?; married?; children?
                                              2) Makenzie Bowman - living?; married?; children?
                                2) Greg Bowman - living?; married Suzette ____; children?
       3) Dorothy Joyce Bowman - born 25 Dec 1913 McClave Co, CO; 
              photo of High School class of 1931;
              died c. May 2000 possibly Gainesville, Alachua, FL; 
              census records for Dorothy;
              married Frederick Charles Stephan on 26 Jun 1938 Daviess Co, IN
                             (born 19 Feb 1910 Grand Rapids, Kent, MI;
                             d
ied 05 Oct 1970 Indianapolis, Marion, IN;
                             death certificate; cause of death: multiple injuuries from auto-fixed object collision;
                              U
.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record;
                             son of Fred
erick Stephan and Mary M Schrimp)
              marriage record for Dorothy and Frederick
              children: 
                   1) Timothy Bowman Stephan - living?;
                              Timothy married (1) _____ (living?);
                               divorced Sep 1984;
                               children? 
                              Timothy married (2) Rebecca Nell Snodgrass on 10 Sep 1988 Indianapolis, Marion, IN (living?);
                               marriage record for Timothy and Rebecca;  
                               children? 
                   2) Allen Stephan - living?; married?; children?  
       4) Max Larry Bowman - born 13 Aug 1919 Odon, Daviess, IN; birth record;
              died 06 Sep 1933 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary;
              death certificate;
cause of death: acute cardiac dilitation during ether anesthesia, chronic myocarditis -
              during open reduction surgery for broken leg after fall;

              buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN; tombstone photo  ;
              census records for Max

3) Nora May Bowman:
   see separate personal page

4) Lora E Bowman:
   born 20 Feb 1887; 
   died as a young child; 
   buried Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN; tombstone photo

5) Sidney Ellsworth Bowman:
   born 25 Jul 1888 Bogard Twp. Daviess Co, IN; photos including Sidney;
   died 08 Mar 1975 Port Charlotte, Charlotte, FL or Sarasota Co, FL; obituary; death record;
   buried Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Port Charlotte, Charlotte, FL; tombstone photo;
    U.S. Army - WWI;
   WWI and WWII draft registration cards; Army photo; news articles; census records for Sidney;  
   signature:

  
   
   married Arla D Myers on 09 Apr 1913 Elnora, Daviess, IN; 
            (born 15 Nov 1888 Epsom, Daviess, IN;  photos including Arla; news article regarding Arla;
            died 09 Nov 1971 Charlotte Co, FL; death record; obituary;  
            buried Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Port Charlotte, Charlotte, FL; tombstone photo;
            daughter of Charles H Myers (born Aug 1868 IN) and Ella Ragle (born Nov 1888 IN))
   wedding announcement and marriage record for Sidney and Arla;
   children:
       1) Thomas Sidney Bowman (adopted) - born 09 Aug 1922 Odon, Daviess, IN;  
                   died 13 Nov 1993 Union City, Obion, TN; obituary;
                    unknown branch (09 Aug 1923- ____);
                   census records for Thomas; Social Security record
                   Thomas married (1) Barbara ____ c. 1945 IN 
                                  (born (___); died possibly 24 Nov 1965)
                   children?
                  Thomas married (2) Deanna King (living?);
                  divorced;
                  children: 
                      1) William "Bill" Bowman - living?; married?; children?
                      2) Linda Bowman - living?; married ____ Swann (living?); children?

6) Bernard Oral Bowman:
   born 04 Oct 1890;
   died 21 Sep 1891- no obituary found in Martin Co, IN;
   buried Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN; tombstone photo

7) Victor Virgil Bowman:
   born 13 Sep 1892; photos including Victor; news articles; photo of High School class of 1911;
   died 02 Aug 1984 Broward Co, FL; death record;  
    U.S. Army - WWI (02 Aug 1917-18 Jul 1919); WWI draft registration card; census records for Victor;
   letter sent home from France during the war; passport application; passenger list - Pacific Airlines; signature:

   ;
   married Lea Jeanne Manteau on 21 May 1919 France
                (born 23 Jan 1895 France; photos including Jeanne;
                died 10 Aug 1985 Broward Co, FL; death notice);
   wedding announcement for Victor and Lea;
   children:
        1) Jack Manteau Bowman - living?; census records for Jack;  
                 U.S. Navy - WWII;
                married?; children?
        2) Annette Yvonne Bowman - living?; census records for Annette;  
                married Marcel Max Hurni on 04 Feb 1961 Arlington, VA (living?);
                marriage record for Annette and Marcel
                children?

8) Roland B Bowman:
   born 15 Feb 1896; photo of Roland;
   died c. 1896; cause of death: tuberculosis?

9) Starlin Ermal Bowman:
   see separate personal page  

10) Delphia Allegra Bowman:
   see separate personal page