|Birth: ||Oct. 10, 1760, Germany|
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 1850|
Was matross in Revolutionary War and is person most of my own family members in DAR/SAR have joined through.
Family name was originally spelled Beier in Germany & Pennsylvania, but changed when family went to live among English in Virginia; son of John Jacob & Elizabeth Lesh Beier/Bowyer.
Died on his own 90th birthday. Buried in Mays Cemetery, Cass County, Indiana of which he donated* the larger portion that was Bowyer land in Miami County; the cemetery straddles the dividing line.
*data from "History of Cass County, Indiana: from its earliest settlement to the present time, with biographical sketches"; page 687.
Catherine Shellman Bowyer (1773 - 1853)*
John Bowyer (1793 - 1878)*
Lewis Bowyer (1801 - 1855)*
Plot: Top Under Flagpole
Created by: CryptoGrammy
Record added: Mar 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18642149