West Virginia Pioneers

Josiah Browder Bowen

Male 1830 - 1909  (79 years)


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  • Name Josiah Browder Bowen 
    Born 1830  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1909  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Death Record
      Name: J.B./Bowen
      Sex: Male
      Death Date: Aug 1909
      Death Place: Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 78y11m26d
      Marital Status: M
    Person ID I12518  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2014 

    Father Charles Bowen,   b. Abt 1802, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sarah [Bowen],   b. Abt 1805, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 

    • 1840 Jackson, VA Charles Bowan
      1m 0-5 Isaac
      2m 5-10 Ezra & Josiah
      2m 10-15 Elias & Andrew
      1m 30-40
      1f 0-5 Minerva
      1f 5-10 Julie Ann
      2f 15-20 Susanna &
      1f 30-40

      1850 Jackson, VA # 884-891
      Bowen/Bowing Chas 48 M Laborer Ohio
      Bowing Sarah 45 F Ohio
      Bowing Susanna 25 F Va
      Bowing Elias 22 M Laborer Va
      Bowing Andrew 21 M Laborer Va
      Bowing Josiah 19 M Laborer Va
      Bowing Ezra 18 M Laborer Va
      Bowing Juliann 15 F Va
      Bowing Isaac 14 M Va
      Bowing Minerva 1? F Va
      Bowing Francis M 8 M Va

      1860 Jackson, VA # 1092-1028
      Bowen, Charles, 56
      Sarah 54
      Watson, Charles A, 22
      John B 4 [twin] [1870, listed as Bowen]
      Thomas 4 [twin] " " "
      Nancy 2
      James 5/12

      1870 Grant Dist, Jackson, WV # 166
      Charles, 60
      Sarah 58
      Watson, Clarissa M, 32
      Nancy E, 10
      Elizabeth J 8
      Huldah M, 7
    Family ID F4293  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Malinda Sela,   b. Abt 1834, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Apr 1854  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Jackson County WV Marriage Record
      4/2/1854
      Josiah Bowen, 23, not known, Jackson co, parents not known
      Melinda Sela, 20, Jackson co, Jackson co, O Sela & S Anderson

      1860 Salisbury, Meigs, OH
      J B Bowan 29 VA
      Malinda 26 VA
      Susan R 9 Ohio
      Sarah J 5 Va
      Chas C 3 Oh
      Florance 11/12 Oh

      1870 Grant, Jackson, WV
      Bowen, Josiah B 39 VA
      Mary E 27 PA
      Sarah J 14 VA
      Charles C 12 OH
      Florence A 11 OH
      Frances M 6/12 m WV
    Children 
     1. Susan R Bowen,   b. CA 1851, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah J Bowen,   b. CA 1855, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Charles C Bowen,   b. CA 1857, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Florence A Bowen,   b. CA 1859, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F4295  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Elizabeth Matthews,   b. 3 Aug 1843, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1923, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1863  Meigs County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Notes 

    • 1870 Grant, Jackson, WV
      Bowen, Josiah B 39 VA
      Mary E 27 PA
      Sarah J 14 VA
      Charles C 12 OH
      Florence A 11 OH
      Frances M 6/12 m WV

      1880 Grant, Jackson, WV
      Bowen, Josiah 49 WV
      Mary E 36 WV
      Frances M 11 son WV WV WV
      James S 7 son WV WV WV
      Emma R 5 da WV WV WV
      Samuel M 1 son WVWVWV

      1900 Ripley, Jackson, WV
      Bowen, Josiah B 9/1830 m 36y WV OH WV
      Mary E 8/1843 m 36y 9-7 children PA MD PA
      J Alice da 10/1881 WV WV PA
      Essie M da 11/1883 WV WV PA
      Ralph M son 2/1888 WV WV PA

      1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV
      Bowen, Mary E 66 wd 9-7 children PA MD PA
      McCracken, Jerome sil 38 m1-0y OH OH WV
      Julia da 28 m2- 0y 2-1 child WV PA WV
      Heavelin, Ralph gs 7 WV OH WV

      1920 Ripley, Jackson, WV
      Bowen, Mary E 76 wd PA MD PA
      Ralph son 31 WV WV PA
      Stahl, Julia A da 38 wd WV WV PA
      Heavilin, Ralph gs 16 WV OH WV

      Birth Record
      Name: Julia Alice Bowen
      Birth Date: 31 Oct 1881
      Birth Place: Nesselroad, Jackson, West Virginia
      Sex: Female
      Mother: Mary Elizabeth Mathew, 38, born Pittsburg, PA
      Father: Josiah Browder Bowen, 51, born Jackson co, WV, farmer & shoe maker
      Child #6, one boy died before she was born
      Signed Julia Alice Bowen Phillips
    Children 
     1. Francis Marion Bowen,   b. 8 Dec 1869, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1954, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. James S Bowen,   b. 7 Sep 1872, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Emma R Bowen,   b. CA 1875, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Samuel M Bowen,   b. CA 1878, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Julia Alice Bowen,   b. 31 Oct 1881, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Essie M Bowen,   b. 29 Nov 1883, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ralph M Bowen,   b. 11 Feb 1888, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F27051  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Dec 1863 - Meigs County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Bowen, Josiah B.
    Bowen, Josiah B.
    Bowen, Josiah B. Father 1830 - 1909

  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Cen.

    2. [S7] Gravestone.

    3. [S479] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    4. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    5. [S13] Marriage Records, Meigs Co, OH.