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The Family of Casper and Margaret A. (nee?) BOWMAN

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Casper BOWMAN chart
b. 31 Jul 1803 (KY)
d. (MO?)
l. Bracken Co KY 1803-1837; to Andrew Co MO

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# Margaret
b. 1813 KY
d. 185? MO
from KY to Andrew Co MO 1837
Casper and Margaret (1813 KY-185?) married first and had 9 children
(wife's name and birth year per 1850 census)
Casper and Mary (1811 KY-?) married second and had 3 children
(wife's name and birth year per 1860 census)

FAMILY HISTORY: Casper and Margaret

Bowman's buried in Bracken Co KY

1803 - Casper BOWMAN born in KY
1813 - Margaret (nee?) born in KY
ca 1830 - Casper BOWMAN married Margaret (nee?) [or Mary Ann HUTCHINSON] in KY
# Did Casper marry twice, or did the 1850 census error in calling his wife Margaret born about 1811 KY? Did he really only have one wife, Mary Ann HUTCHINSON born about 1811 or 1813 KY?
* The 1850 Andrew Co MO census #546-528 Platte twp
showed Casper aged 47, born in KY,
and Margaret A. his wife, aged 37 born in KY.
* The 1860 Andrew Co MO census Platte twp #576-562
showed Casper aged 56, born in KY,
and Mary A. his wife, aged 49 born in KY.
* The 1880 Andrew Co MO census Benton twp #62-63
showed Casper...
1832 - B. Franklin BOWMAN born in KY
1833 - Oliver BOWMAN born in KY
1835/6 - Eliza BOWMAN born in KY
1836/7 - Daniel BOWMAN born in KY
1838/40 -
Mary J. BOWMAN born in KY or MO
1842 -
Martha Ellen BOWMAN born in MO
1844 -
Joel or Joseph BOWMAN born in MO

Children of Casper and Margaret BOWMAN:
B. Franklin, Olover, Eliza, Daniel/David, Mary J., Martha Ellen, Joel (Joseph?), Doniphan, Susan BOWMAN
1. B. Franklin BOWMAN (BAUMAN)
    b 1832 KY
    d (x)
    m1 1850s Andrew Co MO
    to Barbara Frances WOOD
    b 13 Feb 1831 KY
    d 10 Sep 1863 (32)
Barbara was buried in Union Cemetery, Andrew Co, MO.

    m2 10 Apr 1864 Andrew Co MO?
    to Susannah E. HILEMAN
    b
    d

    m3 6 Dec 1869 Andrew Co MO?
    to Elizabeth A. GRIFFIN
    b
    d
On 4 March 1852 in Andrew Co MO B. Franklin BOWMAN married Barbara Frances WOOD (source).
On 10 April 1864, Benjamin F. married #2 Susannah E. HILEMAN. (Sources: 1, 2). She died ca 1869.
On 6 December 1869, he married #3 Elizabeth A. GRIFFIN. The 1870 census lists them living in Platt twp, Andrew Co, MO.

The pastor, Benjamin F. BOWMAN living across the Missouri River from Andrew Co MO in Doniphan Co KS is not the same person. He was born in Rockingham Co VA (1822), from Shelby Co OH, and married to Sophronia O'Harra LEWIS, born 1826 in Franklin Co OH. They married, according to Bird's Doniphan County Kansas Platt Book of 1882 (also see here), in 1852 in Adams Co IN. In 1856, they settled in Doniphan Co KS (Sec 30, twp 3, range 22, PO Wathena). He raised stock and was a Methodist Episcopal Church pastor. By 1882, they had 5 sons and 1 daughter, and lived in Wathena, Doniphan Co., KS. He may have died 16 July 1916 in Leavenworth, KS (aka BAUMAN, source)

2. Olover BOWMAN
    b 1833 KY
    d ()
    m 15 Apr 1856
    to Nancy Verely (Verdy,Vady)
    children?
Oliver BOWMAN and Frances E. BOWMAN had a daughter, Mary Ann BOWMAN, born 13 June 1857 and died 3 May 1897, buried in McGlothlin Cemetery, Andrew Co, MO. The stone says she was their only daughter.
3. Eliza BOWMAN GEORGE
    b 1835-36 KY
    d Mar 1860 MO (24)
    m Joshua J. GEORGE
    2 children
Eliza BOWMAN was born in Kentucky 4 or 5 years before her parents moved west to Missouri (ca 1840). On 11 November 1852, Eliza married Joshua James GEORGE, son of Enoch and Jane (McCOTTER) GEORGE also of Andrew Co MO. In the next 6 years, they had two children, Newton Howard (1856 MO-1931 OK) and Enoch Casper "Cass" (1858 KS-1950 OK) GEORGE. In March of 1860, Eliza died. Three years later, on 1 January 1860, Joshua J. married Lucy BURK, his sister-in-law. They had about 13 more children before his Lucy died in March of 1880. Joshua J. died almost 15 years later, on 14 February 1895.
4. Daniel (not David) BOWMAN
    b 1836-37 KY
    d ( )
    m 5 Sep 1854
    to Elizabeth D. WILSON
   
    children
David BOWMAN
5. Mary J. BOWMAN
    b 1838/40 MO
    d ()
    m
    children
Mary J. BOWMAN
6. Martha Ellen BOWMAN
    b 1842 MO
    d 1875 Mercer Co MO (33)
    m 25 May 1862
    to David Steele BURK
    b 15 Aug 1839 IN
    d 21 Feb 1919 OK (79)
    4 children
Mary J. BOWMAN married David Steele BURK on 25 May 1862. She was his first wife. He may have later married Mary Jane (1853-1917) although he was 14 years older than she was. They are both buried in Beaver Pioneer Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver Co, OK
Gibson Burk chart
7. Joel (Joseph) BOWMAN
    b 1844 MO
    d ()
    m
    to
    b
    d x
    4 children
Joel (1850 census) or Joseph (1860 census) BOWMAN
8. Doniphan BOWMAN
    b 1847 MO
    d ()
    m
    to
    b
    d
    ? children
Donophan (1850 census) or Donithan (1860 census) BOWMAN
9. Susan BOWMAN
    b 1849 MO
    d ()
    m
    to Isaac N. JONES
    b
    d
    ? children
Susan BOWMAN married Isaac N. JONES
10. John Bracken BOWMAN
    b 1854 MO
    d ()
    m
    to
    b
    d
    ? children
John Bracken BOWMAN was single in the 1880 census when he would have been 26.
11. Mary A. BOWMAN
    b 1857 MO
    d ()
    m
    to
    b
    d
    ? children
Mary A. BOWMAN was not in the 1860 census when she would have been 3.


FAMILY HISTORY: Casper and Mary Ann

It is possible that Margaret A. and Mary A. are the same person, with Margaret being an error.

Bowman's buried in Bracken Co KY

1803 - Casper BOWMAN (1805-1889) born in KY to Casper and Sarah REESE BOWMAN
1811 - Mary Ann (HUTCHINSON) (1811-1889) born in KY
ca 1850 - Casper BOWMAN married Mary (HUTCHINSON) in KY/MO?
1851 - Frances E. BOWMAN born in MO
1854 - John Bracken BOWMAN born in MO
1857 - Mary A. BOWMAN born in MO?
1889 Sept 25 - Casper BOWMAN died in Andrew Co, MO (Ancestry.com)

Children of Casper and Mary Ann (HUTCHINSON) BOWMAN:
Frances E, john-bracken, Mary A. BOWMAN
10. Frances E. BOWMAN
    b 1851 MO
    d (x)
    m
    to Wm. Wallace BURK
    b 1 Nov 1835 Rushville, Rush Co, IN
    d 12 Dec 1911 Rexburg, Madison Co, ID (76)
Wm. Wallace BURK was buried in Burton Cemetery, Rexburg ID block 4, lot 14, grave 4, with Martha Jane (POTTER) BURK (1858 IN-1939 ID), block 4, lot 14, grave 3 (daughter of Zedeck and Edith PORTER.

Frances E. BOWMAN (1851-?) married William Wallace BURK (1835-1911).

Martha Jane POTTER (1858 IN-1939 ID) married the widower William Wallace BURK at Attica, Harper Co, KS on 2 May 1899. The 1900 census shows W. Wallace and Martha J. BURK living at Lawn, Harper Co, KS, with 6 children. FindAGrave.com records show these children:
Susan Augusta BURK (1886 MO or 1890 KS-1946 ID) [bk 4 lot 14 grave 1] m William BALLANTYNE
Gibson Elmer BURKE b 7 Jan 1867 (mother Mary Bowman Burk) Savannah, Andrew Co, MO d 14 Aug 1934 Rexburg, Madison Co ID m Rosa Anna OATMAN 23 Apr 1874 MO-13 Nov 1950 ID
Vanford Marvin BURK b 7 Jun 1898 Princeton, Mercer Co MO (mother Rosa Anna OATMAN BURK) d 4 May 1908 Rexburg, Madison Co ID. Susan Augusta BURK (1886 MO or 1890 KS-1946 ID) [bk 4 lot 14 grave 1] m William BALLANTYNE
Opal Jane BURK, 2 Feb 1894 Harper Co KS-26 June 1905 Rexburg, Madison Co ID (mother: Martha Jane)
11. John Bracken BOWMAN
    b 31 Jan 1854 MO
    d 1930 WA (x)
    m
    to
    b
    d (x)
? was buried in

John Bracken BOWMAN married ? .


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