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 September 27, 1976, Mrs. Christine Thomas was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Earl Talmadge Bowen.
Mrs. Christine Bowen Thomas, 90, widow of James Richard Thomas, died Wednesday, July 11, 1990.
Surviving are a son, Richard E. Thomas of Hyattsville, Md.; and a sister, Mrs. Mildred Zorn of Elgin.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Smyrna United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorial may be made to Smyrna United Methodist Church.