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J. H. Bowman

J. H. BOWMAN, farmer, P. O. Perry, was born near Franklin, Penn., September 30, 1838, and is a son of James and Nancy (Wilson) Bowman, both natives of Venango county, Penn. He was reared on a farm, has been a farmer most of his life, and since 1866, with the exception of five years, has resided on the farm he now occupies. He was in the Civil war, enlisting September 10, 1862, in Company H, Fourth Pennsylvania Cavalry, and served until July 12, 1865, when he was honorably discharged at Lynchburg, Va., and mustered out of the service at Pittsburgh, Penn. On December 8, 1868, he married Laura, daughter of Capt. J. H. and· Sarah (Miller) Pennell, of Pleasantville, Venango Co., Penn., and they have four children: Claude, Willie, Belle and Myra. Mr. Bowman is an enterprising citizen; a member of the Presbyterian Church, I. O. O. F. and G. A. R. In politics he is a Democrat.

Source: Page(s) 947, Chapter 15 Biographical Sketches - Tionesta Township and Borough of Tionesta
Hickory and Harmony Townships
History of Counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania.
Chicago, J.H. Beers & Co., 1890.
Transcribed December 2005 by Nathan Zipfel for the Forest County Genealogy Project
Published 2005 by the Forest County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

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