searching for James Pierce Bowers born 1825 and his parents up

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I have James Pierce Bowers born 1825 died 1913 and so forth down BUT cannot find his parents or grandparents. This would be Maryland area.
in Genealogy Help by Living Gauvin G2G4 (5.0k points)

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The 1860 census shows Martha A Bowers, age 65, living with his family.

The 1850 census shows her living with Benjamin Bowers:

Name: Martha A Bowers
Age: 55
Birth Year: abt 1795
Birthplace: Maryland
Home in 1850: District 3, Kent, Maryland, USA
Gender: Female
Family Number: 62
Household Members:
Name Age
Benjamin Browne 60
Martha A Browne 55
Benjamin Browne 18
Benjamin Z Core 15
Caroline Hans 12
Benjamin Bowers 60
Martha A Bowers 55
Benjamin Bowers 18
Benjamin F Core 15
Carolin Hams 12

 

Source Citation

Year: 1850; Census Place: District 3, Kent, Maryland; Roll: M432_294; Image: 575

 

Marriage Record shows Benjamin married Ann Thomas(Martha Ann Thomas):

Name: Benjamin Bowers
Spouse: Ann Thomas
Marriage Date: 17 Nov 1818
County: Cecil
State: MD

 

Source Information

Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp.. Maryland Marriages, 1667-1899

 

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.7m points)
Thank you, do you have Benjamin's parents, I have Martha's but Not his

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