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Bowman, George W.

Born: 1788-09-20 Virginia

Died: 1874-04-21 Menard County, Illinois

Flourished: Menard County, Illinois

By 1827, Bowman and his family had settled in what is now Menard County, Illinois. In 1850, he was a farmer and owned $1,250 worth of real estate.

The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 377; Gravestone, Concord Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 287.