Accession GA385 - Bowman family fonds.

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Bowman family fonds.

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33 cm of textual records

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13 items of correspondence between members of the Bowman family. The topics of correspondence include updates on relatives, current issues and news in Waterloo Region, the American Civil War, and more.

The members of the Bowman family represented in the correspondence include children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of Rev. Joseph O. Bowman (1766-1849) and Christian Bowman (1766-1824). Although the families share a common distant ancestor the commonality of families in the set of correspondence represented here comes from Elizabeth Bowman (b. 1844) and Nancy Bowman (1839-1925), both children of Samuel B. Bowman, marrying brothers Allan (1841-1928) and Simon (b. 1844) Bowman, children of Samuel W. Bowman. A more complete family tree is included in file 1 of the fonds.

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Purchased in 2017.


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Described by JB in 2018.

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  • English

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