Elizabeth Sowers
(Abt 1844-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles T. Bowers

Elizabeth Sowers 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1844, , Carroll, MD 1 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Charles T. Bowers

   Another name for Elizabeth was Lizzie Bowers.4

   FamilySearch ID: LX3D-Z28.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in District No. 1, Carroll, MD. 6 The 1850 census recorded Eli Sour, laborer, 45, living with wife Elizabeth, 46; Barbara E., 21; Mary J., 18; John, laborer, 17; Margaret, 15; Rachel, 12; Catherine, 9; and Elizabeth, 6. Everyone was born in Maryland.

2. Census in 1860 in Taneytown, Carroll, MD. 5 The 1860 census recorded Eli Sowers, 56, living with wife Elizabeth, 56; Mary J., 27; John, 26; Margaret, 24; Rachael, 22; Catherine, 19; Elizabeth 16. Also in the home was Mary E. Mundy, 6. Everyone was born in Maryland.

3. Census in 1870 in Uniontown, Carroll, MD. 1 The 1870 census recorded Chas. T. Bowers, farmer, 23, living with wife Elizabeth, 26; and sons John L., 4, and George William 1. Also in the home is Samuel Null, works on farm, 22. Two homes away is Eli Sowers, farmer, 65, and Mary J., 30. Everyone was born in Maryland.

4. Census in 1880 in Taneytown, Carroll, MD. 4 The 1880 census recorded Lizzy Bowers, widowed, 36, living with her son Edward, 9. They and their parents were born in Maryland.


Elizabeth married Charles T. Bowers. (Charles T. Bowers was born on 18 Jan 1847 in , Carroll, MD,1 7 died on 15 Jul 1876 in , Carroll, MD 7 and was buried in Taneytown: Grace United Church of Christ Cemetery, Carroll, MD 7.)


Sources


1 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MN3C-76N Chas T Bowers, Maryland, United States; citing p. 134, family 1016, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552081.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 44804. John Leander Bowers. Father Charles T. Bowers. Mother Elizabeth Sowers.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZV-C1C John L Bowers and Elizabeth R Beecher, 1893.

4 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MNQF-NHK Lizzy Bowers, Taneytown, Carroll, Maryland, United States; citing sheet 271B, NARA microfilm publication T9.

5 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M69Q-JB2 Elizabeth Sowers in household of Eli Sowers, Taneytown Dist No 1, Carroll, Maryland, United States; citing 1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," p. 27, household ID 197.

6 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD4D-GCK Elizabeth Sour in household of Eli Sour, Carroll county, part of, Carroll, Maryland, United States; citing family 12, NARA microfilm publication M432.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=117910894.



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