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Clair Ivan Bowman was born 13 Nov 1903 or, more likely 1905,  in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas. He is the son of Charles Austin Bowman and Perneshia Alice Williams. He died 10 Jul 1977 at the age of 73 or 71 in Winslow, Navajo, Arizona and was buried there on 13 Jul 1977.

On 20 Feb 1925, he married Fern Edna Shepard in Iola, Allen, Kansas. She was born 7 Aug 1909 in Iola, Allen, Kansas. She is the daughter of Jacob Elonza Lona Shepard and Hazel Edna Winters. She died 3 Nov 1967 at the age of 58 in Winslow, Navajo, Arizona and was buried there on 5 Nov 1967.

Children of Clair Ivan Bowman and Fern Edna Shepard:

  1. Betty Louise Bowman was born 10 Nov 1925 in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas.
  2. Clifford Eugene Bowman was born 23 Jan 1927 in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas.
  3. Patricia Alice Bowman was born 27 Sep 1929 in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas.


Information for this family provided by Clair's grandson, Michael Madeo. (Visit Mike's own web site to view all of his ancestors.)

The individuals in this family appear in the following census listings.


We are actively seeking more information on the individuals listed here (and their descendants). If you have any additional information, photographs or documents to share: please e-mail me.
Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.