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Oswald Bowie

Male 1832 - 1915  (82 years)


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  • Name Oswald Bowie 
    Born 25 Sep 1832  Straiton, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/164510888 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Canada Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Stanley, Lisgar, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-55298 
    Died 9 Jan 1915  Roland, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hillside Cemetery, Morden, Pembina Valley Census Division, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I55298  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father William Bowie,   b. CA 1801,   d. , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret Guthrie,   b. CA 1801, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F20547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Laing,   b. 17 Jul 1844, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1937, Thompson, Pembina Valley Census Division, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Bowie,   b. 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Bowie,   b. 26 Sep 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1959, Innisfail, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Oswald Bowie,   b. 17 Jul 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Grace Rae Bowie,   b. 20 Feb 1881, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1964, Manitou, Pilot Mound Census Division, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Peter N. Bowie,   b. 8 Sep 1884, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F15159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Oswald Bowie and wife Ellen Laing
    Oswald Bowie and wife Ellen Laing
    bowie_lj originally shared this on 26 Nov 2012 to Ancestry Public Member Tree

  • Notes 
    • Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Bowie.

      Still living on the old homestead about ten miles east of Morden, are Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Bowie. Mr. Bowie was born in Ayreshire, Scotland, over seventy-nine years ago and will be 80 years of age on the 25th of September next. He emigrated to Canada in 1854 and resided in Ontario for over twenty years. He came to Manitoba in 1878 and homesteaded. He was married at North Hope, Ont, and has a family of six and has now twenty-six grand- children.

      Mr. Bowle has a reputation of growing the best vegetables in this district and generally carries off the bulk of the prizes given at the local fair. He is a Presbyterian in religion staunch Liberal in politics.

      Mrs. Bowie is a Canadian, having been born in North Hope, Ont., over sixty-nine years ago. She was married in her home town and came to Manitoba with her husband and family in 1878.

      source unknown

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      BOWIE The death of Oswald Bowie, pioneer farmer of the Morden district, occurred at Morden Saturday, the combined causes being cancer and old age. The late Mr. Bowie was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, 81 years ago, and came to Canada in 1854. For twenty years he resided in Ontario, in then came west to take up a homestead, northeast of Morden, where he has lived since 1878. He is survived by his wife, five daughters, Mrs. Garnett, of Nanton Alberta; Mrs. Anger of Radisson, Sask.; Mrs. Robert Dunn, of Miami, Man.; Mrs. Ed Godfrey, of in Rosebank, Man.; Mrs. Robert Bloxon, of Morden, and four sons: William and Oswald, of Balkan, Alberta; and Peter and Robert of Morden. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 1 p.m. from the home to the Morden cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S230] Census - Manitoba - 1901, District: Lisgar District Number: 7 Sub-District Number: H-6 Family Number: 39 Page: 5.

    2. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 42.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1832 - Straiton, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Canada Presbyterian - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1901 - Stanley, Lisgar, Manitoba Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1915 - Roland, , Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hillside Cemetery, Morden, Pembina Valley Census Division, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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