Annie Bailey Bowen

1872

Annie Bailey Bowen was born August 28, 1872 in Kershaw County, South Carolina, the daughter of Walter A Bailey and Helen Cloud Bailey.

1900 Census Information:

According to the 1900 United States Census recorded on June 8, 1900, Earl Bowin (30) owned a farm in Wateree Township, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with whom he shared with his wife of 3 years, Annie Bowin (26). Also in home were their children; Tallmage Bowin (3), Carrah Bowin (2), and Christine Bowin (5 months old). It was reported at all family members were born in South Carolina. Earl Bowin’s occupation was in farming.

1910 Census Information:

According to the 1910 United States Census recorded on April 19, 1910, Earl H Bowen (39) owned a farm in Wateree Township, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with whom he shared with his wife of 13 years, Annie L Bowen (36). She reported that she was the mother of 4 children all of which were still living. Also in home were their children; Talmadge E Bowen (12), Caroll Bowen (11), Christine Bowen (10) and Mildred Bowen (4). It was reported at all family members were born in South Carolina. Earl H Bowen’s occupation was a farmer on a general farm.

1922

On December 26, 1922, Mrs. E. H. Bowen was listed in the newspaper article “Kershaw Couple Were Married In Columbia.”

1929

On September 22, 1929, Mrs. Earl Bowen was listed in the newspaper article “Blaney.”

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.

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.

1958

Mrs. E. H. Bowen, 86, of Blaney

BLANEY (Special) – Mrs. Annie Bailey Bowen, 86, died on her birthday, August 28, 1958 after a two day illness at the Kershaw County Memorial Hospital.

She was born August 28, 1872 in Kershaw County, The widow of Earl H Bowen and the daughter of the late Walter Bailey and Helen Cloud Bailey. Before Marriage, Mrs. Bowen taught in the public Schools. She was a member of the Smyrna Methodist Church and active in the work of this church.

Survivors include two sons, Earl Talmadge Bowen and Carroll Rodney Bowen of Blaney; two daughters, Mrs. J. R. (Christine) Thomas and Mildred Bowen Zorn of Blaney; two sister, Mrs. Almead Boykin of Lugoff and Mrs. Zoie McEachern of Columbia; Six Grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted from the Smyrna Methodist Church at 4 p.m Saturday by the Rev. Mrs. Bessie Pareker and the Rev. E. L Farmer, Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family and friends will assemble at the Bowen Home here. The family has suggested that flowers be omitted.

Obituary Information:

Mrs. E. H. Bowen, 86, of Blaney
August 30, 1958 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 5

Tombstone Information:

Annie Bailey Bowen
Located in Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery in Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA (Photo added by Tombstoner)

1976

On September 27, 1976, Annie Bailey Bowen was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of Earl Talmadge Bowen.

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