Contributed by Carol Brown.  Thanks, Carol!         

Descendants of William Pitt Bowers         

1 William Pitt Bowers, b. abt 1767; d. Apr 1823; m. 1792 Sally Gomer

   2 LEMUEL G BOWERS, b. ___1795; d. Dec 25 1860; m. Nov 10 1814 EVELINA BETTS
      b. Feb 04, 1798; d. May16 1883

      Lemuel enlisted in Capt. Eli Hammond's (TN) CO. of U.S. Mounted Rangers, Volunteers abt. 12th day 
      Aug.1812 . Discharged at the Dry Fork of Elk River in Franklin Co. TN. on or about last day of month of  
      Aug.1813.

      Lemuel's death announcement was published in the Leader (Hamilton Co., IL) where it states he died of 
      pneumonia.
                         

      3 ZACHARIAH H BOWERS, b. Mar 05 1835; d. Mar 19 1870; m. in Hamilton Co., IL Dec 26 1858 
         MARY JANE ECHOLS,
b. Dec 08 1841; d. Aug 20 1905

         Z. H. Bowers had a son named Lofton who died as an infant.

         Z H served in the Civil War in Co. A, 87th Inf. IL.  He enlisted August 13, 1862.  He was mustered in 
         September 22, 1862 was mustered out June 16, 1865.

          Zachariah died of chronic diarrhea and lung disease. 

          Click here to view Marriage license.                               

         4 HENRY (CURTIS) BOWERS, b. Apr 21 1860; d. Dec 06 1918, m. Dec 18 1878 EMMA 
           JOSHEPHINE GREEN,
b. May 04 1863; d. Jun 15 1945.  She was the daughter of
of John Jefferson 
           and Elizabeth Hester McDaniel Green.

           Henry attended the Baptist Church at Blooming Grove then moved to Smith's Chapel.  He was married 40 
           years.  He died at his son's (Roswell) home.  

           Henry and Emma are interred at Blooming Grove Cemetery in Hamilton Co., IL.  

           Click here to view Cemetery photo

         4 MOSES F BOWERS, b. Dec 24 1862; d. Oct 03 1940, m. 1885 MARY ANN KINCHLOE, d. 1887;  
            m. Jun 03 1890 EVALINE DUTY b. Jun 15 1870; d. May 31 1939.

         4 CYRUS A BOWERS, b. Jun 22 1866; d. Nov 08 1935 m. Dec 07 1890 MARY E MOORE, b. Apr 06 
            1873; d. Mar 14 1954

         4 LUCY E BOWERS, b. Apr 21 1869; d. Oct 01 1925 m. Oct 17 1888 Joseph E Daily

         4 LOFTON BOWERS, died in infancy.

    3 LOFTON F. BOWERS m. Aug. 4, 1844 DICY HAWOOD MOORE

    3 LAVINA EVELINE BOWERS,  m. July 24 1845 WILLIAM ACHOLS

    3 EMELINE MELISSA BOWERS,  m. Aug 22 1843 SAMUEL R. BOND, b. Jul 25 1821 d. Jul 12 1873

    3 LEMUEL H. BOWERS

    3 SARAH C. BOWERS,  m. JOHN VANDEVENTER

    3 EBZATHAN MARION BOWERS,  b. __ 1820 m. 1860 Mary Elizabeth Heard Emmerson, b. Feb 27 
       1832; d. Mar 09 1905

         4 CHARLEY BOWERS

         4 EMMA BOWERS

         4 IDA BOWERS

    3 UNKNOWN BOWERS 

    3 UNKNOWN BOWERS 

    3 UNKNOWN BOWERS 

    3 UNKNOWN BOWERS 

    3 UNKNOWN BOWERS

 2 JOHN C. BOWERS,  b. Aug 03 1801; m. SARAH (SALLY) LASITER, b. ___ 1805

    3 WILLIAM BOWERS,  m. Unknown

 2 STEPHEN BOWERNS m. MARGARET HACKMAN

 2 MARY BOWERS m. THOMAS POWELL

 2 LAVONIA BOWERS m. JOHN BAKER

 2 WILLIAM PITT BOWERS, m. JANE Unknown.



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