Willie B.“Will” Bowen

1873

Willie B. Bowen was born on 27 Nov 1873 in South Carolina, USA a child of Preston Bowen and Arebella Irie Peake Bowen.

1880

William Bowen was counted in the census on 22 Jun 1880 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 7-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home is his father, Preston Bowen; his mother Orra Bowen; and his brothers, Walter Bowen, John Bowen, and Zacharias Bowen.

1897

When he was 23, he married Minnie Jude Evans, daughter of Moody Evans and Elizabeth Albert Evans, in 1897 in South Carolina, USA.

1910

Willie Bowen was counted in the census on 28 Apr 1910 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 38-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Minnie Bowen; and their children, Emley Bowen and Lawrence Bowen.

1920

Willie Bowen was counted in the census on 13 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 46-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Minnie Bowen; and their children, Lawrence Bowen, Lizzie Bowen and Nic Bowen.

1930

Willie Bowen was counted in the census on 06 May 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 56-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Minnie E Bowen; and their children, Lizzie Bowen and Nick Bowen.

1940

Willie Bowen was counted in the census on 06 April 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 66-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Minnie E Bowen.

1942

He died on 09 Jan 1942 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. He was buried on 11 Jan 1942 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. His cause of death was cerebral hemorrhage.

Willie B. Browen Passes at Blaney

Blaney, Jan. 9 – (Special) – Willie B. Bowen, 67, Blaney farmer, died at his residence at 12:30 Friday afternoon after an illness of one week.

The sone of the late Mr. and Mrs. Preston Bowen, he was a member of the Pine Grove Baptist Church.

Funeral services will held from the Union Baptist church, Blaney, at 11 o’clock Sunday morning. Interment will be in the churchyard.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Minnie Evans Bowen of Blaney; one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Wilson of Lugoff; two sons, Lawrence B. Bowen of Columbia and Nick Bowen of Blaney; two brothers, Ben Bowen of Lugoff and Zack Bowen of Blaney, and eight grandchildren.

January 10, 1942  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-D41X-PW?cc=1417492&wc=M6Y6-D29%3A31019201 : 18 April 2016), 004181108 > image 891 of 1099; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.
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Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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1950

On June 18, 1950, William B. Bowen was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Mrs. Minnie Bowen.

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