John Henry Bowers

John Henry Bowers
b. 1808, Maryland
d. 27 September 1874, Prairie Green Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

m/1. 23 April 1829, Stark County, Ohio
Margaret Grogg
b. 11 November 1811, Stark County, Ohio, to John and Esther (Snyder) Grogg
d. 28 August 1851, Perry Township, Miami County, Indiana

m/2. 20 March 1853, Perry Township, Miami County, Indiana
Phobe Suder
d. 1860-63

m/3.
Evaline A. [—?–]

Children with Margaret Grogg:
• Adaline (b. 1829) married Titus Kessling
• Catherine (b. 1831) married John Morgan
• Charles Edward (b. 1833)
• Charily A. (1835-1914) married John A. Comstock
• Matalda (1837-1921) married John W. Pavey
• William (b. 1840 or 1843)
• Jacob (b. 1842)
• John Henry (b. 1844) married Clarissa Murdock
• Margarrh/Margaret (b. 1850)

John and Margaret left Stark County, Ohio, in 1837 and bought land in Miami County, Indiana, between 1841 and 1846. He owned the first mill in Miami County. In 1854, he sold the land in Miami County, Indiana, and bought land in Pioneer Township, Cedar County, Iowa, which was sold in 1863. By 1860, they were living in Prairie Green Township, Iroquois County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Susan Bower Litzenberger
Pahrump NV
E-mail: bolitz2000@yahoo.com

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