Sarah Ivey “Sally” Poovy Bowen

1895

Sally Poovy Bowen was born April 12, 1895 in South Carolina, a daughter of William Ivey Poovy and Catherine Camilla “Kate” Starnes.

1930 Census Information:

According to the 1930 United States Census recorded on May 9th, 1930, Talmage E Bowen (32) rented a home in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with whom he shared with his wife Sarah I Bowen (35). They reported having been married when he was 26 and she was 27. Also in home was their daughter, Sarah C Bowen (4); adopted son, Heyward Keels (13), and his mother, Annie L Bowen (56). It was reported at all family members were born in South Carolina. Talmage E Bowen’s occupation was a farmer on a general farm.

1930

On December 21, 1930, Mrs. E. T. Bowen was listed in the newspaper article “Blaney.”

1931

On September 20, 1931, Mrs. E. T. Bowen was listed in the newspaper article, “North Columbia News.

1940 Census Information:

According to the 1940 United States Census recorded on May 5, 1940, Earl Talmadge Bowen (42) owned a home in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with whom he shared with his wife Sally Poovy Bowen (43). Also in home was their daughter, Sarah Bowen (14) and mother, Annie Bailey Bowen (68). It was reported at all family members were born in South Carolina. Earl Talmadge Bowen was a manager for a lumber company while Sarah Poovy Bowen kept house,Sarah Bowen was a student and  Annie Bailey Bowen was unable to work.

1942

On April 19, 1942, Mrs. E. T. Bowen was listed in the newspaper article, “Miss Sarah Bowen.”

1949

On March 20, 1949, Sarah Ivey Povey was mentioned in the newspaper article, Sarah Catherine Bowen.

1951

Sarah Ivey Poovey Bowen, 56, passed away January 21, 1951 at her home in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, due to an illness of 6 months, (her death certificate list the cause of death as Carcinoma of the colon.) Burial was in the Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Tombstone Information:

Located in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by  Suz Kindler

Standard Certificate of Death:

Division of Vital Statistics – State Board of Health
State of South Carolina

1976

On September 27, 1976, Mrs. Sarah “Sally” Bowen was listed as a deceased wife in the obituary of Earl Talmadge Bowen.

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