Person:Frederic Eugene Bowen (1)

m. Abt 1862
  1. Frederick Eugene Bowen1862 - 1958
  2. Harriet "Hattie" BowenAbt 1866 - Aft 1880
m. 3 Dec 1884
  1. Blanche Estelle Bowen1886 - 1955
  2. Clyde Arthur Bowen1891 - 1948
  3. Harriet May Bowen1895 - 1999
Facts and Events
Name Frederick Eugene Bowen
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 3 Dec 1862 Suttons Bay, Leelanau, Michigan, United States
Marriage 3 Dec 1884 Decatur (township), Van Buren, Michigan, United Statesto Glennie May Shaw
Divorce 23 Feb 1935 Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United Statesfrom Glennie May Shaw
Death[1][2][3] 13 Jan 1958 Hamilton, Van Buren, Michigan, United States
Burial[2] Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United StatesRiverside Cemetery

Fred E. Bowen's father died shortly after the Civil War. His mother then married William David Fox. Hattie, Fred Bowen's sister, died rather young of consumption (TB). Fred was reared near Suttons Bay, Michigan. He had half-brothers named Frank and Roy, Artie and William Fox. The family lived in Dayton, Tennessee, in 1895.

1870 Census:
Name: Fred Bowen
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Age in 1870: 7
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1870: Almira, Benzie, Michigan
Household Members:
Julia Bowen 30
Fred Bowen 7
Harriet Bowen 4

1880 Census:
Name: Frederick E. Bowen
Home in 1880: Bingham, Leelanau, Michigan
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Birthplace: Michigan
Relation to Head of Household: Stepson
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Name: Julia A.
Mother's birthplace: Massachusetts
Occupation: Works In Saw Mill
Marital Status: Single
Household Members:
William D. Fox 38
Julia A. Fox 40 = mother
William D. Fox 8
Frank Fox 6
Roy Fox 3
Frederick E. Bowen 17
Harriet Bowen 14 = sister

1900 Census:
Name: Fred Bowen
Home in 1900: Decatur, Van Buren, Michigan
Age: 36
Birth Date: Dec 1863
Birthplace: Michigan
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Spouse's Name: Glennie
Marriage year: 1884
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 16
Residence : Decatur Township (Excl. Decatur Village), Van Buren, Michigan
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Fred Boeren 36 [misspelling of Bowen]
Glennie Boeren 34
Blanche Boeren 14
Clyde A Boeren 9
Hallie M Boeren 4

1910 Census Name: Rowen [This is Fred Bowen]
Birthplace: Michigan
Relationship to Head of Household: Brother-in-law
Residence: Kalamazoo Ward 2, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Family Number: 271
Page Number: 12
Household Gender Age
Arthur L Shaw M 53y = Head of household; Fred's brother-in-law
Abbie Shaw F 58y = sister-in-law; Arthur's wife
John H Shaw M 84y = Glennie's father
Rowen M 47y = Fred Bowen
Glennie M Rowen F 46y = wife
Clyde A Rowen M 18y = son
Hattie Rowen F 15y = daughter

1940 Census:
Name: Fred Bowen
Age: 77
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Birthplace: Michigan
Marital Status: Widowed [not true]
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
Home in 1940: Antwerp, Van Buren, Michigan
Inferred Residence in 1935: Antwerp, Van Buren, Michigan
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 1B
Household Members:
Elizabeth Miller 71
Fred Bowen 77
Elizabeth Weaver 72

Michigan Deaths
Name: Fredrick Eugene Bowen
Burial Date: 15 Jan 1958
Burial Place: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Death Date: 13 Jan 1958
Death Place: Hamilton, Van Buren, Michigan
Age: 95
Birth Date: 03 Dec 1862
Birthplace: Sutton Bay, Mich.
Occupation: Retired Farmer
Marital Status: Widowed

Image Gallery
  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan Deaths and Burials, in International Genealogical Index. ( The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint, 1999-2008).

    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B01779-5
    System Origin: Michigan-EASy
    Source Film Number: 2110429
    Reference Number: fn 40

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Find A Grave.

    Tombstone shown: [[1]]

  3. Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995.

    FamilySearch: [2]