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Bimael Robins WICKHAM
(1792-1847)
Mary "Bessie" BALIS
(1794-1880)
Jacob PENCE
(Abt 1835-Aft 1895)
Martha Harris WICKHAM
(1838-1895)
Mary Anna PENCE
(1861-Aft 1930)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Abraham "Abram" L. BOWERS

Mary Anna PENCE 1 2

  • Born: Mar 1861, Linn Co, IA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Abraham "Abram" L. BOWERS on 2 Sep 1883 in Lafayette, Linn Co, IA 1
  • Died: Aft 1930, probably Oelwein, Fayette Co, IA 4
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bullet  General Notes:

IA MARRIAGES, 1809-1992:
Groom's Name: Abraham Bowers
Groom's Birth Date: 1861
Groom's Birthplace: Washington Co., Maryland
Groom's Age: 22
Bride's Name: Mary A. Pence
Bride's Birth Date: 1861
Bride's Birthplace: Linn Co., Iowa
Bride's Age: 22
Marriage Date: 02 Sep 1883
Marriage Place: Lafayette, Linn, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: Henry Bowers
Groom's Mother's Name: Susan Cline
Bride's Father's Name: Jacob Pence
Bride's Mother's Name: Martha A. Wickham
Groom's Race: White
Bride's Race: White
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02695-6
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1704463
Reference Number: cn 274

1885 IA STATE CENSUS, Monroe Twp: Abraham Bowers, 24, married, laborer, b. MD, cannot read/write; Anna Bowers, 23, married, keeping house, b. Linn Co, IA.
(William & Fanny "Hutchins" were listed on the same census page.)

1900 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe Twp: Abram Bowers, Jun 1861, 39, married 17 yrs, b. IA, parents b. MD, laborer (day); wife Anna, Mar 1861, 39, married 17 yrs, 6 children, 6 living, b. IA, parents b. OH, housekeeper; son Wesley, Feb 1886, 14; son Ollie, Aug 1888, 11; son Leo, Mar 1889, 11; son Walter, Jun 1892, 7; son Earl, Aug 1895, 4; son Fay, Aug 1899, 8/12. All children were b. IA and parents b. IA. (Listed on the same census page were Ella Pence and Isaac Dicken.)

1910 IA CENSUS, Fayette Co, Jefferson Twp, Oelwein city: Abraham L. Bowers, 49, 1st marriage, married 27 yrs, b. MD, parents b. US, track man, railroad; wife Mary M., 49, 1st marriage, married 27 yrs, 6 children, 6 living, b. IA, parents b. OH, wash woman, at home; son Walter W., 17, single, store depot(?), railroad; son Earl D., 15, oiler sawmill, railroad; Fay A., 10. All children were b. IA, father b. MD, mother b. IA.

1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Fayette Co, Oelwein P.O.: Abram Bowers, 54, married, car repairman, b. PA, father b. PA, mother's birthplace unknown, no church affiliation; Anna Bowers, 54, married, housewife, b. IA, parents b. OH, no church affiliation; Earl Bowers, 20, single, shop work, 8th grade education, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IA; Jay Bowers, 15, married (this must be a mistake), student, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IA. Leo H. Bowers, 25, single, laborer, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IA. (It is unclear if Leo was living with his parents or living separately.)

1920 IA CENSUS, Fayette Co, Oelwein town: Abraham Bowers, 59, b. MD, father b. MD, mother b. PA, car, doper; wife Anna, 58, b. IA, parents b. OH; son Fay, 20, single, b. IA, father b. MD, mother b. IA, no occupation.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Fayette Co, Oelwein: Abram Bowers, 64, married, in IA 59 yrs, 6th reader, b. MD, father: Harry Bowers, mother: not listed, unclassified laborer; wife Anna, 64, 6th reader, b. IA, father: Jacob Pence who was b. OH, mother: Martha Wickham who was b. IA and married IA.

1930 IA CENSUS, Fayette Co, Jefferson Twp, Oelwein town: "Abrahm" Bowers, 69, 1st marriage age 22, b. MD, parents b. PA, car repairman, steam railroad; wife Anna, 69, 1st marriage age 22, b. IA, parents b. OH.


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Mary married Abraham "Abram" L. BOWERS, son of Harry BOWERS and Susan CLINE, on 2 Sep 1883 in Lafayette, Linn Co, IA.1 (Abraham "Abram" L. BOWERS was born in Jun 1861 in Washington Co, MD 1 3 and died after 1930 in proably Oelwein, Fayette Co, IA 4.)


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Sources


1 IA, Marriages, 1809-1992.

2 1880 IA Census.

3 1900 IA Census.

4 1930 IA Census.


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