John Henry BOWERS Jr. 2
- Born: 16 Feb 1879, IA 3
- Marriage (1): Iva May HEMPHILL about 1908 in Marion, Linn Co, IA 1
- Died: Aft 1930, probably Linn Co, IA 4
1885 IA STATE CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe:
John Bowers, 6, b. Linn Co, IA.
He was living with Jacob C. & Ellen Bowers, both b. MD.
1900 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe Twp: John H. Bowers, Feb 1879, 21, single, b. IA, parents b. MD, farm laborer. He was living with his parents, Jacob C. & Ellen Bowers, and siblings.
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: John Henry Bowers, Toddville, Linn Co, IA; 39; b. Feb. 16, 1879; section hand, C.R.I. & P. Ry; employed by C.R.I. & P. R.R. Co, Toddville, Linn Co, IA; nearest relative: Ivy May Bowers, Toddville, IA; medium height and build, blue eyes, brown hair. (John signed his name with his mark "X".)
John married Iva May HEMPHILL, daughter of Valentine HEMPHILL and Samantha Anna OLIPHANT, about 1908 in Marion, Linn Co, IA.1 (Iva May HEMPHILL was born on 17 Jan 1888 in CA 5 and died in Sep 1962 in IA 5.)