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Frank Gilbert Bowman (1878 - 1953)

Frank Gilbert "Frankie" Bowman
Born in Defiance Township, Defiance, Ohio, United Statesmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 75 in Fostoria, Hancock, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Sep 2009
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Biography

Frank Gilbert Bowman was born 7 June 1878 in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, the son of O.T. Bowman and Retta Foster Bear. They resided in Arcadia, Ohio. [1] NOTE: FindAGrave shows his birthdate as 17 June

Frankie Bowman had three siblings: Effie, Cora May (Helen), and William A. Bowman. [2] NOTE: this collection contains some errors, such as his birthplace, but it has many verifiable sources.

In 1880, the Bowman family lived on Morton Street in Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio.

  • O. F. Bowman, 32, born in Ohio, United States, a banker? barber?; whose parents were born in Ohio
  • Rhetta Bowman Wife, 28, b. Ohio, parents b. Ohio
  • Effie Bowman Daughter, 7 Ohio, in school
  • Cora Bowman Daughter, 6 Ohio, in school
  • Frankie Bowman Son, 2 Ohio
  • Melissa Bowman Sister, 21 Ohio [3]

Frank G. Bowman and Blanche M. Blake were married on 19 May 1897 in Hancock County, Ohio. W.W. Curl, minister of the Gospel, officiated. [4]

In 1900, the Bowmans lived in a rented house in Arcadia, Washington Township, Hancock, Ohio. The family included Frank G. Bowman, 23, born in June 1887 in Ohio (parents n. Ohio), a paper hanger; his wife of three years, Blanche M., 22, b. Dec. 1878, in Ohio (parents b. PA), who had had one child; their daughter, Helen R., 3, b. Aug. 1897 in Ohio. [5]

In 1910, the Bowman family lived in their rented house at 1002 St. Mary’s Ave., Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana. The household included Frank Bowman, 30, a paper hanger and decorator; his wife of three years, Blanche, 30, a dressmaker, who had had one child; and their daughter, May H.R., 10. All were born in Ohio. [6]

In 1920, they lived in a rented house in Fostoria, Seneca, Ohio. Frank G. Bowman, 41, was an interior decorator. His wife, Blanche M., 41, was a clerk in a dry goods store. They were both born in Ohio. [7]

In 1930, the Bowmans lived at 310 McDougal St., Fostoria, Seneca, Ohio. They owned their house, valued at $3000. Frank G. Bowman, 50, was a building contractor, and not a military veteran. His wife of 17 years, Blanche M., was 50. They both were born in Ohio, and they both could read and write. [8]

The Bowman home at 310 McDougal St., Fostoria, Ohio, was built in 1900. It is a three bedroom, two storey, woodframe house. [9]

In 1940, the Bowman family lived in a rented house in Jackson Township, Seneca, Ohio. Their rent was $10 per month. The family included Frank, 60, who had completed the eighth grade;and his wife, Blanche, 60, a department store saleslady, who worked 50 weeks in 1939, earning $780, who had completed the eighth grade. They had moved from Fostoria, Ohio within the last five years. [10]

Frank G. Bowman, 1878-1953, died, aged 75, in Fostoria, Hancock, Ohio. He is buried with his wife, Blanche M. (Blake), 1878-1966, at Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Ohio. Among other family buried at this cemetery are Frank’s parents, paternal grandparents, two uncles, and an aunt; also, his wife’s parents, maternal grandmother, and great grandparents. [11]


Sources

  1. "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X6XD-JBD : 8 March 2021), Frank Gilbert Bowman, 1878.
  2. familysearch.org Family Tree, with sources (https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/MRWN-6WS)
  3. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M896-R2X : 14 January 2022), Frankie Bowman in household of O. F. Bowman, Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district ED 162, sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  4. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X89B-RM6 : 29 September 2021), Frank G Bowman and Blanche M. Blake, 1897.
  5. "United States Census, 1900", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM8R-WDP : 6 January 2022), Frank G Bowman, 1900.
  6. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKLY-S96 : accessed 18 January 2022), Frank B Bowman, Fort Wayne Ward 9, Allen, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 63, sheet 3B, family 60, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 339; FHL microfilm 1,374,352.
  7. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD5V-S8V : 3 February 2021), Frank G Bowman, 1920.
  8. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4CN-6Y7 : accessed 18 January 2022), Frank G Bowman, Fostoria, Seneca, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 24, sheet 14A, line 15, family 355, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1869; FHL microfilm 2,341,603.
  9. Zillow.com https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/321-McDougal-St-Fostoria-OH-44830/225710877_zpid/)
  10. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWLY-PMT : 9 January 2021), Frank Bowman, Jackson Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 74-19, sheet 8A, line 16, family 157, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3144.
  11. Find A Grave: Memorial #110398279


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