1199. James Samuel BOWLBY
(8) was born on 20 Oct 1836 in Orange, Richland, now Ashland County,
(6299) He died on 6 Apr 1930.(6300)
According to his biographical sketch in Stone's history of Colorado,
James' career as a teacher was interrupted by the Civil War. He was 1st sergeant,
Company C., 42 Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, before he was promoted 22 Oct
1862, to 2nd Lieutenant, Company C., 23 Regiment, command by Colonel James A.
Garfield, who later became President of the United States. In 1878, James moved
to Canon City, Colorado, and secured work as a clerk in the post office. He
later served four years as postmaster in Canon City. Later, he and his son-in-law,
F.P. Smith, built up one of the largest mercantile establishments in the county.
He was married to Phoebe Aurelia FRANKS.(6301)
Phoebe Aurelia FRANKS(5)
(7)(8) died on 22 Jul 1917.
(6304) She was born in Wayne County, Ohio.
(6305) Her middle name was offered by gene
pool. James Samuel BOWLBY and Phoebe Aurelia FRANKS had the following children: