Saturday, August 18, 2012

Memorial Card: Rachel M. (Griggs) Bowman who died 6 June 1922


Memorial card printed on the occasion of the death of Rachel M. Bowman, who died 6 June 1922, Age 79 years.

From online research, hopefully correct: [corrections welcome]

Rachel Matilda Griggs was born 8 June 1843 in Perry County, Ohio, possibly at Pike Township, where the family can be found in the 1850 Census.  She was the daughter of Benjamin S. and Anna Maria (Struble) Griggs, who were both born in Sussex County, New Jersey.

On 12 December 1861, Rachel married blacksmith John Bowman, son of John and Elizabeth (Strohl) Bauman.   They had at least eight children: Grant; William; Isadora; Anna; Margaret; Myrtle; Delilah Blanche and Elmer.

John W. Bowman died in 1920.

If you have corrections or additions to the information above, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

Perry County, Ohio


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