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.
On December 26, 1922, Carroll Rodney Bowen was listed in the newspaper article “Kershaw Couple Were Married In Columbia.”
1940 Census Information:
According to the United States Census reported on May 12, 1940, Carroll Rodney Bowen (41) owned a home in Blaney, Kershaw, South Carolina with his wife; Grace Harmon Bowen (37); daughter, Grace Carolyn Bowen (8); and adopted sons; James Alvin Kelley (19) and Samuel Walter Kelley (17). It was reported at all family members were born in South Carolina and lived in the same house on April 1, 1935. Carroll Rodney Bowen was a lumber manufacture, Grace Harmon Bowen kept house, Grace Carolyn Bowen attended school, adopted sons, James Alvin Kelley and Samuel Walter Kelley were Labors for the Lumber industry.
Carroll Rodney Bowen, 67, passed away on February 12, 1965. Burial was in the Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery.
On January 7, 2016, Carroll Rodney Bowen was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Carolyn Bowen Peake.