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David Spicer Bowman

M, b. 4 December 1824, d. 9 August 1906

Parents:

Father*: Leonard Bowman b. 1 Mar 1795, d. 15 Jan 1877
Mother*: Catherine "Katie" Spicer b. c 1 May 1794, d. 21 Feb 1860

Family:

Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Children:

Henrietta Ann "Rittie" Bowman+ b. 30 Oct 1853, d. 26 Jan 1929
Francis "Frank" Bowman+ b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 26 Nov 1932
Leonard Mitchell Bowman+ b. 25 Sep 1857, d. 29 Dec 1884
Josephine Bowman b. 17 Oct 1859, d. 3 Mar 1861
Mary Bowman+ b. 10 Dec 1862, d. 1937
Lelia Bowman+ b. 19 Feb 1864, d. 11 Jan 1916
Epaphroditus Bowman b. 21 Jun 1866, d. 2 Nov 1867
Belle Bowman+ b. 21 Jun 1869, d. 11 Jan 1922
Caroline "Carrie" Bowman+ b. 10 Oct 1871, d. 8 Apr 1952
Alice Bowman+ b. 30 Aug 1874, d. 1957

Henrietta Ann "Rittie" Bowman

F, b. 30 October 1853, d. 26 January 1929

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Family:

Samuel D. Woodward b. Mar 1847

Children:

Oscar D. Woodward b. Nov 1876
Harriet Woodward b. Mar 1880
Homer Bowman Woodward+ b. 13 Mar 1893, d. 1 Apr 1938

Francis "Frank" Bowman

M, b. 21 September 1856, d. 26 November 1932
  • (Witness) Census: He appeared on the census of 6 September 1870 in the household of David Spicer Bowman at Analy, Sonoma County, California.
  • (Witness) Census: Francis "Frank" Bowman appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 in the household of David Spicer Bowman at Colfax, Whitman County, Washington.
  • Census*: Francis "Frank" Bowman appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at Seattle, King County, Washington.
  • Obituary*: An obituary appeared in the Obituary: Frank Bowman, 77, who was a scout in the Indian troubles in eastern
    Washington in 1877 and had an active business career in the Pacific Northwest,
    died at Los Angeles last Saturday. Over 60 years ago he came with his parents
    to Colfax from Santa Rosa, Calif., and his parents homesteaded land which now
    embraces the Colfax cemetery.
    He moved to Pampa in 1883 and engaged in stock raising with his father.
    Later he returned to Colfax and was employed in the Burgunder & Schwabacher
    store. In 1891 he and A. J. Webster opened the store of the Colfax Mercantile
    company. At other times he was engaged in the mercantile business in The
    Dalles, Ore., Twin Falls, Ida., LaCrosse, Wash., Auburn, Wash., and Ballard,
    Wash. In the early days of Colfax he had a string of racing horses and made
    the circuit of county fairs.
    The body was brought to Colfax, arriving Thursday morning and funeral
    services were held at the Methodist church. The Rev. W. G. R. Dann of Lacrosse
    officiating. Selected for pallbearers were George Camp, John Zaring and D. E.
    Pickard of LaCrosse, Thos. H. Benton and Chas. E. Scriber of Colfax, and Walter
    Davenport of Spokane.
    Surviving are his widow, Elizabeth Bowman, a son, Francis Bowman, Los
    Angeles; three sisters, Mrs. Alice Gordon, LaCrosse; Mrs. George Gildersleeve,
    Washtucna, and Mrs. Mary Higgins, Boston. L. D. Hoover of Lacrosse is a
    nephew.

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Family:

Elizabeth M. Muir b. 12 Mar 1884, d. 26 Nov 1956

Child:

Francis Marion Bowman b. 8 Jan 1918, d. 9 May 1960

Leonard Mitchell Bowman

M, b. 25 September 1857, d. 29 December 1884

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Family:

Nora Fields O'Dell b. 8 Sep 1860, d. 18 Mar 1924

Child:

Leonard Mitchell Bowman Jr.+ b. 4 Apr 1883, d. 16 Jul 1945

Josephine Bowman

F, b. 17 October 1859, d. 3 March 1861

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Mary Bowman

F, b. 10 December 1862, d. 1937

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Family:

John William Higgins

Children:

Frank William Higgins b. 5 Feb 1887
Walter Bowman Higgins+ b. 1 Nov 1889

Lelia Bowman

F, b. 19 February 1864, d. 11 January 1916

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Family:

Charles Edward Hoover b. 8 Apr 1869, d. 12 Sep 1917

Children:

Lambert David Hoover+ b. 14 Jul 1893, d. 18 Mar 1966
Rachael Alma Hoover+ b. 30 Aug 1897, d. 7 Dec 1994

Epaphroditus Bowman

M, b. 21 June 1866, d. 2 November 1867
  • Birth*: Epaphroditus Bowman was born on 21 June 1866 at Sonoma County, California.
  • Death*: He died in Sonoma County, California, on 2 November 1867, at the age of 1.
  • Burial*: He was buried after 2 November 1867 in Gilliam Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 20652208
    Only known descendant of Epaphroditus Gilliam who was named Epaphroditus. Epaphroditus Gilliam was his great-grandfather) at Graton, Sonoma County, California.

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Belle Bowman

F, b. 21 June 1869, d. 11 January 1922

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Family:

Thomas Jefferson McManamon b. 1858, d. 1909

Children:

Chester Allen McManamon b. 22 Jan 1891, d. 9 Feb 1944
Raymond Earl McManamon+ b. 22 Sep 1894
Alice Irene McManamon b. 24 Feb 1900, d. 19 Jan 1924

Caroline "Carrie" Bowman

F, b. 10 October 1871, d. 8 April 1952

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Family:

George Walter Gildersleeve b. 22 Dec 1876, d. 16 Sep 1933

Children:

Lena Jean Gildersleeve b. 4 May 1900, d. 1 Oct 1956
Irma Rachel Gildersleeve+ b. 25 Dec 1901, d. 10 Aug 1970
Walter Allen Gildersleeve+ b. 9 Dec 1903, d. 16 Jul 1974
Frank Delbert Gildersleeve b. 17 Feb 1906, d. 18 Feb 1962
Clara Mae Gildersleeve b. 10 Dec 1907, d. 18 Jul 1908

Alice Bowman

F, b. 30 August 1874, d. 1957

Parents:

Father*: David Spicer Bowman b. 4 Dec 1824, d. 9 Aug 1906
Mother*: Rachel Gilliam b. 21 Jan 1838, d. 4 May 1918

Family:

Frank Gordon b. 1871
  • Marriage*: Alice Bowman married Frank Gordon on 30 June 1909.

Nora Fields O'Dell

F, b. 8 September 1860, d. 18 March 1924
  • Married Name: As of 1885,her married name was Bishop.
  • (Witness) Census: She appeared on the census of 7 July 1900 in the household of John Edward Bishop at Whitman County, Washington.
  • (Witness) Census: Nora Fields O'Dell appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of John Edward Bishop at Grandview, Yakima County, Washington.
  • Obituary*: An obituary appeared in the Mrs. Bishop Laid to Rest
    Rich Tributes Paid to Pioneer of Snake River Valley
    Funeral services for the late Mrs. Nora Bishop, wife of J.E. Bishop, a pioneer resident of this section of the country, were held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Vassar chapel, which was filled with friends to the deceased and of the stricken family. Mrs. Bishop's death occurred at 2:45 o'clock Tuesday morning after an illness of some months. Evincing the very high esteem in which the deceased was held during her many years of life in the lower Snake river country and in this city, were the floral offerings these completely banking the space at the funeral bier. The hymnal service was by Mrs. George C. Campbell, accompanied at the organ by Mrs. A.S. Stacy. The sermon was delivered by Rev. D.J.W. Somerville, rector at the Episcopal church of the Nativity.
    The pallbearers were: Joseph Lasker, Jesse Mann, Samuel Barclay, Earl Parks, A.P. Atwood, and George Harrington. Th remains were laid to rest in the Normal Hill Cemetery.
    Mr. J.E. Bishop and family extend their heartfelt thanks to those who so kindly ministered to them during the illness and death of their beloved wife and mother, and for the many courtesies extended during the hours of their bereavement.
    20 Mar 1924 p 12 col 4 on Thursday, 20 March 1924 Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho.

Family 1:

Leonard Mitchell Bowman b. 25 Sep 1857, d. 29 Dec 1884

Child:

Leonard Mitchell Bowman Jr.+ b. 4 Apr 1883, d. 16 Jul 1945

Family 2:

John Edward Bishop b. 17 Jan 1848, d. 20 Jan 1948

Leonard Mitchell Bowman Jr.

M, b. 4 April 1883, d. 16 July 1945
  • Census: He appeared on the census of 6 July 1900 at Whitman County, Washington.
  • Milit-WW1*: Leonard Mitchell Bowman Jr. registered for the draft for World War I on12 September 1918, while living at Bishop, Whitman County, Washington, reporting he was employed as farming.
  • Census*: He appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Umatilla County, Oregon.
  • Census: He appeared on the census of 6 April 1930 at Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho.
  • Obituary*: An obituary appeared in the Native of District Is Taken By Death
    Leonard Mitchell Bowman, pioneer of the region, died at St. Joseph's hospital yesterday morning after a six-month illness. Born at Colfax, April 4, 1883, he has lived near Lewiston all his life. He was married to Elvira Pate April 11, 1908, at Lewiston.
    Surviving are his wife and three sons, Leonard Bowman, U.S. army, Ft. Riley, Kan., Jack Bowman, USN, stationed on Guam, and William Bowman, USN, San Francisco, and one daughter, Mrs. Bea Walter, Los Angeles, Calif.
    Other survivors include his step-father, J.E. Bishop, Lewiston Orchards, three stepbrothers, Philip E. Bishop, Lewiston; John Bishp, Kennewick, and Fields Bishop, Lewiston and two stepsisters, Margaret Harrington, Lewiston, and Mrs. Robert Norris, San Francisco.
    The body is at the Brower-Wann chapel. Funeral arrangements have not been made.

    17 Jul 1945 p 2 col 5
    Lewiston Morning Tribune on Tuesday, 17 July 1945 Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho.

Parents:

Father*: Leonard Mitchell Bowman b. 25 Sep 1857, d. 29 Dec 1884
Mother*: Nora Fields O'Dell b. 8 Sep 1860, d. 18 Mar 1924

Family:

Rae Elvira Pate b. 23 Apr 1888, d. 17 Aug 1970

Children:

Leonard Mitchell Bowman III+ b. 3 Jan 1910, d. 20 May 1984
Barbara Nora Bowman b. 20 Feb 1912, d. 26 Apr 1979
William E. "Bill" Bowman+ b. 7 Oct 1921, d. 14 Apr 1989

John William Higgins

M

Family:

Mary Bowman b. 10 Dec 1862, d. 1937

Children:

Frank William Higgins b. 5 Feb 1887
Walter Bowman Higgins+ b. 1 Nov 1889

Frank William Higgins

M, b. 5 February 1887

Parents:

Father*: John William Higgins
Mother*: Mary Bowman b. 10 Dec 1862, d. 1937

Thomas Jefferson McManamon

M, b. 1858, d. 1909
  • Obituary*: An obituary appeared in the after 1909 Washington.

Family:

Belle Bowman b. 21 Jun 1869, d. 11 Jan 1922

Children:

Chester Allen McManamon b. 22 Jan 1891, d. 9 Feb 1944
Raymond Earl McManamon+ b. 22 Sep 1894
Alice Irene McManamon b. 24 Feb 1900, d. 19 Jan 1924

Frank Gordon

M, b. 1871

Family:

Alice Bowman b. 30 Aug 1874, d. 1957

Elizabeth M. Muir

F, b. 12 March 1884, d. 26 November 1956

Family:

Francis "Frank" Bowman b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 26 Nov 1932

Child:

Francis Marion Bowman b. 8 Jan 1918, d. 9 May 1960

Samuel D. Woodward

M, b. March 1847
  • Note*: Samuel D. Woodward The Bunchgrass Historian, Pullman, Washington, Winter, 1977, Volume 5, No. 4, Page 19: On May 4th, 1880 Judge S. D. Woodward of Colfax, married Mary Ann Funston to Andrew Jackson Davis Cornelius at the Home of the bride four miles west of Colfax. Because of the muddy roads, the judge had to walk to perform
    the ceremony, after which the young couple took a walk to the Green Hollow
    schoolhouse. The groom making a parasol to protect his bride from the May showers by using two small trees. the couple later celebrated 64 years of
    marriage and during that time raised four children. on 4 May 1880.
  • Census: He appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 at Colfax, Whitman County, Washington.
  • Census*: He appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 at Sunset, Whitman County, Washington.
  • Census: He appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 at Sunset, Whitman County, Washington.

Family:

Henrietta Ann "Rittie" Bowman b. 30 Oct 1853, d. 26 Jan 1929

Children:

Oscar D. Woodward b. Nov 1876
Harriet Woodward b. Mar 1880
Homer Bowman Woodward+ b. 13 Mar 1893, d. 1 Apr 1938

Charles Edward Hoover

M, b. 8 April 1869, d. 12 September 1917

Family:

Lelia Bowman b. 19 Feb 1864, d. 11 Jan 1916

Children:

Lambert David Hoover+ b. 14 Jul 1893, d. 18 Mar 1966
Rachael Alma Hoover+ b. 30 Aug 1897, d. 7 Dec 1994

Lambert David Hoover

M, b. 14 July 1893, d. 18 March 1966

Parents:

Father*: Charles Edward Hoover b. 8 Apr 1869, d. 12 Sep 1917
Mother*: Lelia Bowman b. 19 Feb 1864, d. 11 Jan 1916

Family:

Eunice "Toots" Babe King b. 2 Mar 1897, d. 15 Oct 1961

Child:

Barbara Jean Hoover+ b. 10 Apr 1921, d. 26 Oct 2010

Eunice "Toots" Babe King

F, b. 2 March 1897, d. 15 October 1961

Family:

Lambert David Hoover b. 14 Jul 1893, d. 18 Mar 1966

Child:

Barbara Jean Hoover+ b. 10 Apr 1921, d. 26 Oct 2010

Rachael Alma Hoover

F, b. 30 August 1897, d. 7 December 1994

Parents:

Father*: Charles Edward Hoover b. 8 Apr 1869, d. 12 Sep 1917
Mother*: Lelia Bowman b. 19 Feb 1864, d. 11 Jan 1916

Family:

Hiram Edward Washburn b. 7 Apr 1887, d. 26 Oct 1976

Child:

Weldon Hoover Washburn+ b. 12 Sep 1920, d. 14 Sep 2002

Fueding Frost

F, d. 25 March 1919

Family:

Cornelius Gilliam b. 26 Oct 1840

James Rankin "Rancon" Crow

M, b. 22 November 1838, d. 19 August 1902

Family:

Elizabeth Ann Gilliam b. 7 Apr 1848, d. 26 Dec 1889

Children:

Martha Jane Crow b. 15 Dec 1865, d. 22 Jan 1869
Elizabeth Crow b. 20 Oct 1867, d. 6 Jun 1870
Mary "Molly" Rachel Crow+ b. 30 Jan 1869, d. 24 Jan 1954
David Benjamin Crow+ b. 30 Mar 1871, d. 28 Apr 1944
Dora Bell Crow+ b. 10 Apr 1873, d. 9 Jun 1955
John Mitchell Crow b. 14 Oct 1879, d. 1961
William Crow b. 26 Aug 1883, d. 21 Apr 1966

Martha Jane Crow

F, b. 15 December 1865, d. 22 January 1869
  • Birth*: Martha Jane Crow was born on 15 December 1865 at California.
  • Death*: She died in Sonoma County, California, on 22 January 1869, at the age of 3.
  • Burial*: She was buried after 22 January 1869 in Gilliam Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 5189970
    http://searches1.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/archives/ca/sonoma/cemeteries/gilliam.txt) at Graton, Sonoma County, California.

Parents:

Father*: James Rankin "Rancon" Crow b. 22 Nov 1838, d. 19 Aug 1902
Mother*: Elizabeth Ann Gilliam b. 7 Apr 1848, d. 26 Dec 1889

Elizabeth Crow

F, b. 20 October 1867, d. 6 June 1870
  • Birth*: Elizabeth Crow was born on 20 October 1867 at California.
  • Death*: She died in California on 6 June 1870, at the age of 2.
  • Burial*: She was buried after 8 June 1870 in Gilliam Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 5189969

    http://searches1.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/archives/ca/sonoma/cemeteries/gilliam.txt) at Graton, Sonoma County, California.

Parents:

Father*: James Rankin "Rancon" Crow b. 22 Nov 1838, d. 19 Aug 1902
Mother*: Elizabeth Ann Gilliam b. 7 Apr 1848, d. 26 Dec 1889

Mary "Molly" Rachel Crow

F, b. 30 January 1869, d. 24 January 1954

Parents:

Father*: James Rankin "Rancon" Crow b. 22 Nov 1838, d. 19 Aug 1902
Mother*: Elizabeth Ann Gilliam b. 7 Apr 1848, d. 26 Dec 1889

Family:

Milton Millard Whiteside b. 28 Nov 1860, d. 8 Feb 1948

Children:

Vivian Whiteside b. 1891
Ima Della Whiteside b. 1892, d. c 1962
Roy Donald Whiteside b. 13 Feb 1893, d. 25 Oct 1918
Cecil Carl Whiteside+ b. 20 May 1904, d. 28 Jun 1975

David Benjamin Crow

M, b. 30 March 1871, d. 28 April 1944

Parents:

Father*: James Rankin "Rancon" Crow b. 22 Nov 1838, d. 19 Aug 1902
Mother*: Elizabeth Ann Gilliam b. 7 Apr 1848, d. 26 Dec 1889

Family:

Martha Alice Young b. 1868, d. bt 1904 - 1905

Children:

David Rankin Crow+ b. 7 Sep 1900, d. 26 Feb 1978
John William Crow b. 27 Jul 1902, d. 24 Aug 1999

Dora Bell Crow

F, b. 10 April 1873, d. 9 June 1955

Parents:

Father*: James Rankin "Rancon" Crow b. 22 Nov 1838, d. 19 Aug 1902
Mother*: Elizabeth Ann Gilliam b. 7 Apr 1848, d. 26 Dec 1889

Family:

Leon Edward Lawson b. 4 Sep 1869, d. 6 Jan 1956

Children:

Ivan Gerald Lawson+ b. 8 Jul 1895, d. 12 Apr 1973
Elmer Lawson b. 31 Jul 1898, d. 16 Dec 1899