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Edgar Thomas Bowles (1880 - 1956)

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Edgar Thomas Bowles
Born in Warrenton, Warren County, Missouri, United Statesmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
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Profile last modified 18 Oct 2019 | Created 17 Oct 2019 | Last significant change: 18 Oct 2019
03:36: Ron Johnson edited the Biography for Edgar Thomas Bowles (1880-1956). [Thank Ron for this]
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Edgar Thomas Bowles [1] [2] [3], the son of Gustave Bowles [2] and Mildred Craven [1][2], was born on November 5, 1880 [3] in Warrenton, Warren County, Missouri.
Edgar died at the age of 75 in August 1956 [3].
He was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven, Palo Alto County, Iowa.

It is not known at this time if Edgar married and/or had any children.

In 1918, Edgar was living in Ruthven, Palo Alto County, Iowa. [2]


Edgar (no last name) was mentioned as a surviving son of Mildred Bowles in an obituary on January 6, 1916. [1]

Edgar was mentioned as a surviving son of Gustave Soulard Bowles in an obituary on May 1, 1918. [2]

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  • exact DOB
  • exact POB
  • father's name?
  • mother's name?
  • spouse?
  • children?
  • birth and/or baptism record
  • determine / verify parentage with primary source
  • census: 1900
  • census: 1910
  • census: 1920
  • census: 1930
  • census: 1940
  • immigration/naturalization record, if applicable
  • exact date of marriage #1
  • exact place of marriage #1
  • first original marriage record
  • military records
  • exact DOD
  • exact POD
  • obituary
  • death certificate
  • burial location
  • will and/or probate file
  • Social Security Index and/or Application

Research Notes

[3] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
Name: Edgar T Bowles [Edgar Bowles]
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 5 Nov 1880
Death Date: Aug 1956
Claim Date: 24 May 1966
SSN: 480427752


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Mrs. Mildred Bowles Dead," Mexico (MO) Weekly Ledger, 6 Jan 1916, p. 4, col. 5; digital images, (accessed 16 Oct 2019)
    click HERE for freely viewable image
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "G. S. Bowles Obituary," Ruthven Free Press, 1 May 1918 (accessed 16 Oct 2019); image of a clipping posted to by username "awbowles"
    contact Ron Johnson for a copy of the image.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," database, (accessed 17 Oct 2019), entry for Edgar T Bowles, SS# 480427752.

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