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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Sympathy Saturday - Lucy "Lou" Bowman

Lexington Herald, July 3 & 4, 1909:


Miss Lou Bowman died at St. Joseph's hospital Friday morning at 6:15 o'clock after a protracted illness.  Her body was taken to her home three and one half miles from Lexington on the Thorn Mill pike where the funeral services will take place Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.

Rev. E. G. B. Mann will officiate. The pall bearers will be: Messrs. H. D. Bowman, Lee Bowman, Andrew Bowman, W. P. Bowman, H. H. Stanhope, and R. H. Gay. The burial will be in the family lot in the Lexington Cemetery.


The funeral services of Miss Lou Bowman will take place at her home 3-1/2 miles from Lexington on the Thorn Mill Pike this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, Rev. E. G. B. Mann officiating. The burial will be in the Lexington cemetery at 5:15 o'clock interurban car carriages will be in waiting at Thorn Mill Pike to convey them to the residence. When returning to Lexington interurban car will leave Thorn Mill Pike and Versailles at 4:30.

The burial was in the Lexington cemetery.

Lou was my first cousin 3 times removed. Her parents were Henry Clay Bowman and Sally Henry Bowman and they were first cousins. Lou was born July 26, 1852.

Copyright 2011, ACK for Gene Notes

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