Bowes Family

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Bowes Family

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John Bowe was born about 1808 in Ireland, died on 16 Jan 1854 in Junction City, Perry County, OH about age 46, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Lancaster, Fairfield County, OH.

John married Mary Murphy. Mary was born in 1810 in Ireland, died on 28 Dec 1875 in Junction City, Perry County, OH at age 65, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Lancaster, Fairfield County, OH.

Tombstones in Elmwood Cemetery in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio are inscribed:

- John Bowe, d. Jan 16, 1854, aged 46Y

- Mary Bowe, wife of John, d. Dec 28, 1875, aged 65Y

- Hanoria Bowes, d. Feb 1, 1917, aged 73Y [daughter of John & Mary]

The Bowes monument on the left is at St. Mary Cemetery in Lancaster, Ohio. It is dated 1908 and has an inscription of John Bowes death in 1854. 

This is presumed to be a cenotaph
honoring John Bowes even though he is presumed buried in Elmwood Cemetery. 
St.  Mary Cemetery - Lancaster, Ohio    Elmwood Cemetery - Lancaster, Ohio

Together, they had 7 children. They were:

The connection between the BOWES and OTTENI families is through Lawrence A. Bowes when he married Mary Louisa 'Lida' Flemm, daughter of Theresia Otteni and granddaughter of Benedict Otteni. Lawrence and Lida, along with other Bowes family members, migrated to Kansas City, MO before 1880.

Per Charles Tomacci, Great Grandson of Lida Flemm Bowes, Lida bought a china platter (shown below) from the Homer Laughlin China Co. in East Liverpool, Ohio.  She brought it to Kansas and it remains in the family today.



Click on the following link to view information on the descendants of John Bowe to the present. This report is generated by the Legacy Genealogy program. (Report with documentation also available) 

John Bowe Family Descendant Book (1808 - Present) - a privatized (dates & places of living people omitted) 7 Generation Descendant Book (PDF), starting with John Bowe - 18 pages plus index.

For more information on the Bowes surname and other Bowes immigrants to the United States, click on the following links below:

The Bowes Surname Study

Bowes Immigrants to United States

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Last modified: February 12, 2014