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BOWMAN, William, farmer, was born in 1855. He is a son of Christian and Elizabeth Brightbill Bowman. His parents had a family of nine children, two of whom, Andrew and Theophilus, have passed away. The surviving ones are : Henry ; John ; Mary, wife of Jacob Fisher ; Susan, wife of Jacob Hain ; William ; Margaret, wife of Geo. Machen ; Laura, wife of David Hain. William received his education in the public schools of Susquehanna township, and after leaving school engaged in farming, and has continued that occupation up to the present time. He was married, September 1, 1879, to Lizzie M. Fisler, daughter of Amos and Harriet Fisler. Their children are Jennie and William, Jr. In politics Mr. Bowman is a Republican, and is also a member of Council No. 398, Jr. O. U. A. M. The Family attended the Lutheran church.

Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Transcribed by Leslie Silvernail ( for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project -

Date of Transcription: 11 August 2001

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