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Re: Emily Devers 1838-1917 m. Abraham Bowers poss. Jefferson Cty., Pa
Posted by: Marla Fullerton (ID *****4618) Date: June 28, 2010 at 10:12:00
In Reply to: Emily Devers 1838-1917 m. Abraham Bowers poss. Jefferson Cty., Pa by Vickie Nicholson of 199

Hi Vickie,
Saw you posting. I was just working on this line. It is one of the side line off of my husbands Bowers line. I'll give you the information I have. Hope if you can add anything you will send it along with any sources you may be able to contribute.

Abraham and Emily I have the same dates as you have both buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery also known as Davis Cemetery on the count line Rt 36 Punxsutawney Jefferson Co PA.
There children
Albert H

Arminta Bowers 1864-1949 m George M Bowser 1863-1922 also buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Clara E Bowers 1874-1938 m Elmer E Woodford
Clara buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Elizabeth Bowers m Peter Klein

George W Bowers 1869-1922
buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Louisa and Andrew
buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Laura S Bowers 1876-1927 m John F Cochran 1876-1950
buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery

ABRAHAM BOWERS, of Banks township, has been a resident of Indiana county for thirty-five years, and he has been engaged in farming throughout that period. He was born Oct. 20, 1836, in Jefferson county, Pa., son of Philip and Katherine (Kipps) Bowers, who were farming people. They were born at Newmarket, Va., and after their marriage removed to Clearfield county, Pa., passing the remainder of their lives in this state. They died in 1856.
Abraham Bowers came to Indiana county in 1877, and he is one of the most respected citizens of Banks township, where he has a fine farm of ninety acres..
On Nov. 14, 1861, Mr. Bowers married Emily Devers, and they have seven children living, namely: Jane is the wife of Andrew Bowser, a farmer of Jefferson county; Arminta is the wife of G. M. Bowser, a farmer of Indiana county; Lizzie is married to Peter Klein, of Rossiter, Indiana county; Clara, wife of Elmer Woodford, lives in Jefferson county, where he is employed in railroad work; Laura is the wife of J. F. Cochran, a miner, of Indiana county; Albert H., who is engaged in contracting and building and resides in Clearfield, Pa., married Margaret Elbel, of Indiana county; George W. is a farmer in Banks township, Indiana county.
Mr. and Mrs. Bowers are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Taken from
Indiana County Pennsylvania Her People Past and Present Vol 1,
Prof. J.T.Stewart
J.H.Beers & Co Chicago Ill
Page 1401

You can find other source information for this Family in:

Commemorative Biographical Record of Central PA
J.H. Beers Co , Chicago Ill 1898;, Page 1079-1080.

Tombstone Hopping Vol II
Closson Press Apollo Pa.
Copywrite 1981;, Page 181,182

I still nee information on the children of Abraham and Emily's children. It's a work in progress.
Hope this helps
Marla Fullerton

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