1. (Cynthia) Jeanne (Bowers) Shaheen: b. 28 Jan 1947 St. Charles, St. Charles Co., MO; m. William H. Shaheen; Senator-Elect from NH (D)


2. Ivan E. Bowers: b. 11 Aug 1919 MO; d. Apr 1982 (last residence Huntington, Cabell Co., WV)  [SSN 498-09-8907, issued MO bef. 1951]

[The Sikeston Herald (Sikeston, MO), 18 Jan 1940: “Ivan and Larry Bowers were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gravitte and family.”  Same, 7 Apr 1955: “Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Bowers and children Diana and Jeanne were week-end guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Bowers, of Jackson.”]

[bio of brother at http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~sunnyann/collinsville/galleryww2-bowers.html]


3. Belle E. ___: b. Feb 1922

[The Sikeston Herald (Sikeston, MO), 10 Sep 1953: “…Mrs. Ivan Bowers has been selected as the new secretary [for the First Methodist church] to succeed Mrs. Neumeyer…”  Same, 16 Jan 1958: “Ivan E. and Belle E. Bowers to Adaline Hughes…”]


4. Emery Blain Bowers: b. 21 May 1890 near Oak Ridge, Cape Girardeau Co., MO; d. Feb 1975 (last residence Jackson, Cape Girardeau Co., MO); m. 4 Jun 1913 Cape Girardeau Co., MO  [WWI draft registration card]  [SSN 486-16-6583, issued MO bef. 1951]

5. (Laura) Grace Anderson: b. c1891/2 MO


8. James A. Bowers: b. Jan 1850 TN; m. 4 Jan 1870

9. Lasaphene Miller: b. 7 Oct 1850 near Oak Ridge, Cape Girardeau Co., MO; d. 6 Oct 1933 Oak Ridge

[obit at http://boards.ancestry.ca/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.capegirardeau/1573/mb.ashx]


18. Daniel Miller:

19. Mary ___:



1930 – Byrd Twp., Cape Girardeau Co., MO, e.d. 7, sheet 6a

Bowers, Emory B.      Head   M W 39 M 23 MO MO MO  Farmer Store Farm

___, Grace                   Wife    F W 38 M 22   MO MO MO

___, Eileen                  Dau     F W 12 S         MO MO MO

___, Ivan E.                Son      M W 10 S        MO MO MO

___, Burnell                Son      M W 9 S          MO MO MO

___, Quinton[?]           Son      M W 3 4/12 S  MO MO MO


1910 – Apple Creek Twp., Cape Girardeau Co., MO, e.d. 16, sheet 7b

Bowers, James A.       Head   M W 60 M 40             TN TN TN  Farmer

___, Josephine             Wife    F W 59 M1 40 9 7       MO MO MO

___, Daisy                   Dau     F W 21 S                     MO TN MO

___, Emery B.             Son      M W 19 S                    MO TN MO  Laborer


1900 – Apple Creek Twp., Cape Girardeau Co., MO, e.d. 19, sheet 6b

Bowers, Jas. A.           Head   W M Jan 1850 50 M 30          TN TN TN  Farmer

___, Lasaphine            Wife    W F Oct 1851 49 M 30 9 8     MO MO MO

___, Ray O.                 Son      W M Nov 1879 20 S               MO TN MO  Farm laborer

___, Dora M.               Dau     W F Apr 1872 18 S                 MO TN MO

___, James O.              Son      W M May 1874 16 S              MO TN MO  Farm laborer

___, Dasie E.               Dau     W F May 1878 12 S                MO TN MO

___, Emry B.               Son      W M May 1890 10 S              MO TN MO  Farm laborer