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John Bowe, Edward Bowen,
John and Alice Bower, John and Margaret Bower, David Daniel Bowers,


John Bowe

John Bowe 1839 - 1914 #6259 aged 75, son of Rebecca Crosthwaite and William Bowe, wed 1865 #143 to Margaret Sarah Carney and lived at Maldon
7 Children 1. Elizabeth Rebecca Bowe 1865 #23097
2. Pierce William Bowe 1867 #16110 - 1922 #12510 aged 55, wed 1893 #5555 to Jane Elizth Brown
3. Abraham James Bowe 1870 #16942 - 1949 #21192 aged 79
4. John Daniel Bowe 1872 #24297 - 1941 #21753 aged 69
5. Margaret Ada Bowe 1874 #23806
6. Robert Charles Bowe 1877 #16875
7. Mary Carney Bowe 1879 #24345 wed 1904 #6567 to Jas Saville Sanderson
/l1. Elizabeth Rebecca Bowe 1865 #23097 wed 1888 #2276 to Robert Albert Grigg, 6 children to 1900
Abraham James Bowe 1870 #16942 wed 1898 #2111 to Edith Jane Dorman 1874 #26055 and lived at Maldon
12 children 1. Leslie John Bowe 1901 #14265X1915
2. Ada Margaret Bowe 1902 #11823 lived 2 years
3. Robert Dorman Bowe 1903 #19360 lived 3 years
4. Edith May Bowe 1905 #4366
5. Ethel Jessie Bowe 1906 #20032
6. William Pierce Bowe 1908 #4789
7. James Abraham Bowe 1910 #4689
8. Sydney Leonard Bowe 1913 #5301
9. Alan Hy Bowe 1915 #31996
10. Leslie Jno Bowe 1915 #14265
11. Margt Bowe 1918 #4750
12. Melville Jno Bowe 1919 #28865
4. John Daniel Bowe 1872 #24297 - 1941 #21753 aged 69, wed 1904 #5145 to Cath Odwyer 1880 #799 - 1909 #5654 aged 28, and lived at Maldon
1 child 1. Margaret Bowe 1909 #4516 lived 1 day

Edward Bowen

Edward Bowen from London wed 1872 #3223 to Esther Ann Emily Plumridge 1850 - 1931 #13590 aged 81, and lived at Geelong then Colac
10 children 1. Francis Bowen 1873 #16709
2. Edward Bowen 1875 #9303
3. John Thomas Shipton Bowen 1876 #23254 - lived 1 year
4. Esther Elizabeth Bowen 1878 #16239
5. Ethel Mary Ann Bowen 1880 #14600
6. Charles Thomas Bowen 1884 #8346
7. Elsie Emily Bowen 1886 #25089
8. Charlotte Sarah Bowen 1888 #19179 9. Ruby May Bowen 1891 #31854
10. Harold Reginald Bowen 1893 #30533 - 1966 #10438 aged 72
2. Edward Bowen 1875 #9303 wed 1916 #7129 to Euphemia Victoria Mcnaughton
2 Children 1. Kevan Bowen 1917 #28446 lived 1 year
2. Edward Desmond Bowen 1919 #2909
7. Elsie Emily Bowen 1886 #25089 wed 1907 to Herbert John Missen
10. Harold Reginald Bowen 1893 #30533 - 1966 #10438 aged 72, wed 1918 #1071 to Marjorie Hatton Hutchinson 1895 - 1928 #10668 aged 33, daughter of Elizabeth Isabella Dees and Matthew Laighton Hutchison died at Kerang
2 Children 1. Betty Isabella Bowen 1918 #28274
2. Reginald Leighton Bowen 1920 #7856 wed Edna Graham

Thomas Bowen

Thomas Bowen wed 1849 #706 to Bridget Gleeson at St Francis, Roman Catholic chirch, Melbourne and lived at Melbourne, Boroondar, Western Creek
11 Children 1. Thomas Bowen 1852 #7089 - 1854 #1213 lived 1 year
2. Ann Bowen 1854 #5753
3. Edward Bowen 1856 #7073
4. John Bowen 1858 #4564 - 1858 #3153 lived 1 month
5. Wm Bowen 1859 #5196
6. Matthew Bowen 1861 #76
7. Patrick Bowen 1863 #862
8. James Bowen 1865 #2687
9. Catherine Bowen 1866 #22841
10. John Bowen 1869 #16021
11. Daniel Bowen 1873 #22244
6. Matthew Bowen 1861 #76, wed 1888 #811 to Matilda Schneider 1866 #19845 - 1938" #10576 aged 72, and lived at Box Hill, Surrey Hills
6 Children 1. May Hintington Bowen 1888 #10773
2. Edwd Victor Bowen 1889 #18842
3. Reg Jacob Bowen 1891 #20025
4. Gladys Irene Laurel Adelaide Bowen 1894 #7300
5. Marjory Magdalen Bowen 1897 #6867
6. Doris Kathleen Bowen 1899 #30239

John and Margaret Bower

Margaret Woodsides aged 15 came Jan 1850 on the Diadem
John Bowers aged 20 came Jan 1849 on the Manchester
John Bower c1830, wed c1854 with Margaret Woodside and lived at Brunswick then at Craigieburn
5 Children 1. Elizabeth Bower 1855 #96
2. Johanna Bower 1857 #69
3. Ann Bower 1858 #4618
4. Margaret Eliza Bower 1860 #126
5. Mary Wilson Bower 1863
1. Elizabeth Bower 1855 #96 wed 1874 #1167 to William Henry Hill born at Wolverhampton, and lived at Benalla
5 Children 1. William John Hill 1875 #687
2. Elizabeth Hill 1877 #6870
3. Rebecca Dych Hill 1884 #7310
4. Arthur Hubert Hill 1885 #18083
5. Charles Henry Hill 1886 #18688
2. Johanna Bower 1857 #69 wed 1875 #1962 to Alexander Douds born at Antrim, lived at Benalla
2 Children 1. Edith Mary Douds 1883 #14272
2. Elizabeth Douds 1885 #15426
3. Ann Bower 1858 #4618 wed 1877 #1242 to William Chivers born in Wiltshire, and lived at Bena = Benalla, 8 Children
4. Margaret Eliza Bower 1860 #126 wed 1880 #1029 to William Henry Gould 1855 #9107 born at Brunswick, and lived at Benalla, 5 Children
5. Mary Wilson Bower1863 wed 1881 #3411 to George Thomas Sherwill

John and Alice Bower

John Bower from Yorkshire wed 1866 #3234 to Alice Adams born in Gloucester, and lived at Kyneton and later at Toolleen
Eliza Adams aged 32 came Mar 1857 on the Rhea Sylvia with Alice Adams aged 10.
This death notice matches - Alice Bowers nee Adams 1847 - 1933 #2615 aged 86, died at Hawthorn, dau of Eliza Ward and Thomas Adams
10 children 1. John Thomas William Bower 1867 #22567
2. Francis Robert Bower 1869 #16440 lived 4 weeks
3. Alice Ella Bower 1871 #3354
4. Albert Ernest Bower 1873 #3330
5. Francis Herbert Bower 1874 #22574 lived 13 years
6. Archibald Frederick Bower 1876 #12684
7. Mabel Bower 1877 #25516 lived 5 months
8. George Vincent Bower 1879 #19872
9. May Maud Bower 1882 #12723
10. Victor Gordon Bower 1885 #29382
1. John Thomas William Bower 1867 #22567 wed 1894 #3252 to Louisa Bessie Amelia Bowles 1872 #5270 - 1934 #943 aged 62,
1 Child 1. Olive Maud Bower 1897 #2943 lived 1 day
3. Alice Ella Bower 1871 #3354 wed 1893 #5276 to Alvin Meek Cooper 1870 #21241 son of Fanny Sophia Meek and Alvin Moltrie Cooper born at Ballarat, and lived at Port Melbourne, 3 children


David Daniel Bowers

Rosa White wed 1852 #29555 to Henry Tranter at St Peters, Church of England, Melbourne,
David Daniel Bowers wed 1855 #3061 to Rose Tranter nee White and had 9 chn
1 Child 1. Henry Edward Tranter 1854 #5779 at Moor
9 Children 2. David Barnett Bowers 1857 #7137 - 1930 #7476 aged 74, born at Dunolly
3. George Bowey 1859 #4116 - 1860 #6984 lived 1 year, born at Chewton
4. Charles Bowers 1861 #9455, born at Amherst
5. Thomas Bowers 1865 #2940 - 1946 #9073 aged 81, born at Kew
6. Mary Louisa Bowers 1867 #2707
7. William George Bowers 1870 #3106 - 1951 #6353 aged 81, wed 1897 #136 to Emma Orme 1870 - 1946 #13238 aged 76 dau of Harry Orme
8. John Frederick Bowers 1873 - 1962 #8299 aged 89, born at Fitzroy
9. Benjamin Jacob H Bowers 1876 - 1960 #92 aged 84
5. Thomas Bowers wed 1886 #1368 to Margaret Lindsay 1864 - 1927 #1986 aged 63, dau of Eliza Baxter and Robert Lindsay, lived at Hawthorn
8 Children 1. William Lindsay Bowers 1887 #3652 - 1964 #25483 aged 77
2. Robert Leslie Bowers 1888 #21156
3. Thos Leslie Bowers 1890 #13758
4. Hubert Alex Bowers 1892 #4707 - 1960 #33857 aged 68
5. Lizzie Mabel Bowers 1895 #4131
6. Twin Auburn Bowers 1898 #11551 - 1976 #21725 aged 78
7. Twin Rowland Bowers 1898 #11552 - 1984 #16578 aged 86
8. Harold Bowers 1901 #3835 - 1972 #24881 aged 71
3. Wm Lindsay Bowers 1887 #3652 - 1964 #25483 aged 77, wed Hannah Ruth Plumridge 1889 #14689 - 1947 #22557 aged 60,
4. Chas Bowers 1861 #9455 wed 1895 #867 to Barbara Hall and lived in bendigo
3 Children 1. Stanley Jas Bowers 1895 #18211
2. Louisa May Bowers 1897 #8703 - 1978 #22295 aged 81, wed Gray
3. Charles David Bowers 1899 #15924
6. Mary Louisa Bowers 1867 #2707 wed 1889 #1873 to Francis John Fauvel from Jersey, lived at Kew
4 Children 1. Nellie Matilda Bowers 1889 #32399 - 1889 #17224 lived 3 months
2. Alice Rose Bowers 1890 #24447
3. Chas Francis Bowers 1892 #33936
4. Olive Louisa Bowers 1898 #12054


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