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Robert Bowles b. ca. 1813 or 14 in Carlow, Ireland
m. Elizabeth (Eliza) Ray (b. Dec. 3, bp. 28, 1817, Quebec City; John, Mary Gilley)  May 8, 1841, Quebec City
See their marriage registration and their signatures in 1843 Robert Bowles Signature  
1.  Mary Ann Bowles b. Feb. 12, bp. June 9, 1842 Quebec City
m.  George Cookman (b.~1840; Henry, Ellen) of Summerville  May 13, 1868, Victoria co., Ont.
 
1.1  Frederick Arthur William Cookman b. Dec. 23, 1871 Coboconk Village,  Somerville twp, Victoria co. ref # 021938/73
Mary Ann d: before 1928
2.  Walter Ray Bowles b. May 14 bp. 19, 1843, Quebec City
(farmer in Ontario in 1881 census)  (farming Lot 3 Con 4 Plympton since 1920 in 1928 death registration)
m. Margaret Wilson (b. Nov. 30, 1846, Manvers, Ont.; James, Margaret Bell)  Dec. 24, 1873 Cameron, Ont.   Reg. # 013203/73
2.1  Ella May Bowles b. May 5, 1876 (or May 3, 1877); Fenelon twp., Ontario
m. (1) Robert Alexander Phair, Missionary  (b. 1873 Fenelon; Jason, Sarah David)
Aug. 2, 1901, Penetanguishene, Ont. reg # 016396/01
2.1.1  Robert A. Phair  (lived California and Sarnia)
Robert d. and bur. in British Guinea
Ella m.(2) David Wilson (b. 1869)
(lived London Road, Plympton two., Lambton co. 1928)
Ella May d. 1945
David d. 1958
 
2.2  Lizzie Alberty Maude Bowles b. Jan. 4, 1877; Fenelon twp.,  reg # 029998/77
m. Herbert Lawrence, teacher (b. 1873 Huron Co, Ont.; James W., Sarah J. Foster)
Dec. 19, 1906 Randolph, Tiny twp., Ont. ref # 018216/06
(lived Edmonton, AB 1928; Forest, Ont. 1958)
Lizzie d. 1970 bur. Beechwood cem., Forest, Ont.
 
2.3  Maggie Mabel Bowles  b. Feb. 11, 1881; Tiny twp., Simcoe County, Ont.   reg. # 029768/81
(lived London Road, Plympton twp., Lambton co. 1928)
m. John C. Jackson  (b. 1884) after 1928  (lived Forest, Ont. 1958)
John d. May 12, 1963 bur. Beechwood cem., Forest, Ont.
Mabel d. Nov. 8, 1970 bur. Beechwood cem., Forest, Ont.
 
2.4  Wilson Theodore Bowles b. May 3, 1886; Tiny twp., Ont.
m. Helen Fairbairn (b. 1904)
(lived at 1003 Denfortt, Toronto, 1928, father’s death reg.)
(lived in Wyoming twp. from 1946 to 1958)
(they had no children)
(Wilson was a member of the Wyoming United Church and the Acorn Lodge IOOF Camlachie)
 
Wilson bur. Wyoming cemetery (Rev. Guest officiating)  
Helen m. (2) Rev. Duncan M. Guest (died 1978)
Helen d. Jan. 24, 1979  Petrolia, Plympton twp. Ontario
 
2.5   Gertrude Isobel Bowles b. Mar. 30, 1887; Tiny twp., Ont.  (lived London Road, Plympton twp., Lambton 1928)
d. 1953 bur. Beechwood cem., Forest, Ont.
 
         Walter d. Dec. 28, 1928 London Road, Plympton twp. Ont. (influenza)  ref. 219906/29
         Margaret d. May 22, 1929 Wyoming, Plympton twp.  ref. 020159/29
 
Possible relation to above: Obituary
BOWLES, Eva (LOXTON); 93; Petrolia ON; London F-P; 2001-7-15; wkfk
 
3.  William Henry Bowles b. Dec. 27, 1844 Quebec City
m. Sarah Anne Glaspell (b. June 1, 1854 Scugog Island, Ont.; John, Mary Anne), Dec. 17, 1873 Fenelon, Ont. 
reg. # 013202/73 
 
3.1  Herbert Edgar Bowles b. Jan. 23, 1875 Cameron, Fenelon twp. , Ont.
reg. # 021222/75  (lived at 156 Division St., Welland, Ont. ~ 1943 to 1962)
m. Marie E. (per City of Welland Directory)
3.1.1  possibly Margaret Bowles
Marie may have died about 1946
Herb may have died about 1964
Vernons Directory
note to follow up: An Ida Bowles died 22 June 1998 in Welland. She had a daughter Patricia and son in law, Wayne, grandchildren Kim, Chris, Penny, Stuart, Philip, Ron, Jean, Geoff and great grandchildren, Emily, Benjamin, Michael, Stephen, Matthew, Sharon & Geoffrey.
This was in the Welland Tribune, dated 22 June 2000.
 
3.2  Oliver Bowles b. Jan. 10, 1877 Fenelon, Ont.     reg# 029999/77
Oliver was a geologist and mining engineer for the U. S. Bureau of Mines
   m. Eva Honey Workman (b. 1880 Ottawa; George, Eliz. Congdon) Apr. 11, 1908 Orangeville, Ont.
they lived at 5000 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, D.C.; later at 4201 Cathedral Ave. NW (obit.)
she was a founder of the Washington chapter of the women's auxiliary of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers and was a president of the National Organization.
they had a summer home near Hillsboro, VA
 
3.2.1   William George Bowles  b. 1908-1909 Michigan (possibly Ann Arbor as father taught at University there)
he was a chemical engineer with Dupont in Baltimore in 1958, SSN issued in Maryland before 1951.
married and had 2 children, lived Towson, Maryland in 1970 (per Mother's obituary)
 
possible son: William Bowles b. Feb. 27, 1942  d. Dec. 1982; lived Towson, MD  SSN # 220-40-1601
 
William d. possibly Oct. 1977
(A William Bowles b. Jan. 24, 1909  d. Oct. 1977; lived Leonardtown, MD  SSN # 212-14-5872)  
 
3.2.2  Edgar Oliver Bowles b. May 24, 1911 Minneapolis, MN, USA
earned his degree from George Washington University in 1928 and his PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1939; served in the American Field Service (volunteer ambulance corps) in France and in North Africa in WW II; ref.
author of Well Logs of Alabama (1941); ref.
he was a consulting geologist in Washington and Professor of Geology at the American University from 1948-1956
m. Jean Mason ~ Dec. 1940 Washington, D.C. (divorced by 1954)
(He was injured in an automobile accident in 1956 which forced retirement; may have had a farm in Leesburg, VA)
(lived at 4201 Cathedral Ave., NW, Washington DC with Mother in 1970 - per Mother's obituary
Edgar d. Jan. 19, 1976 Mexico (per reference from Mrs. Harvey Moore to American University)
(his death record shows Lansdowne, Loudoun, Virginia)
 
Oliver d. Aug. 1, 1958 Hillsboro, Loudoun co., Virginia  Obituary
Eva d. June 20,  1970 Washington, D.C. (age 90) Obituary
1910 Census
1920 Census
 
3.3  Francis William Bowles b. Feb. 22, 1880 Fenelon twp., Ontario   reg # 033258/80
 
William and Sarah also brought up their niece Lillian Glaspell
(b. Mar. 24, 1895, parents?) from a very young age.
 
William d. June 4, 1916 Tiny twp. (diabetes) ref # 030695/16
 bur. Copeland Hill cemetery, Tiny twp.
Sarah d. July 29, 1915 Penetanguishene (cancer of the tongue) ref #029118/15
 bur. Copeland Hill cemetery, Tiny twp. Lot 118, Concession 2, O.S.
 
4.  George Gilley Bowles b. Sept. 17, bp. Nov. 26, 1846, Quebec City
m. (1)   Mary Jane Glaspell (b. 1852; City of Durham, Darlington twp.; John, Mary Anne)   July 9, 1873 Fenelon, Ont. reg.# 013198/73
 
 
4.1  Arthur Wilford Bowles b. Aug. 9, 1874 Cameron, Fenelon Twp., Ont.   Reg. # 019758/74
  m. Amelia Lumby Nov. 7, 1900 Tilbury, Ont.  reg. # 00878/00
  d. June 1967, Hamilton, Ont. or Caledonia, Ont.
                                    (he was a Creamery Manager in Caledonia)
 
4.2  Effie Mabel Bowles b. Feb. 27, 1876 Cameron, Fenelon Twp., Ont.   Reg. # 030717/76
  m. George R. Belch (b. 1871 Verilam; Robert, Eliz. Argue) of Somerville, Ont.
July 1, 1896 Lindsay, Ont. Reg. # 012522/96
lived in California
  d. 1909 Aberdeen, S.D., USA (ref: Ethel Bowles but not confirmed)
 
4.3  Bertha Marion Bowles  b. Aug. 5, 1879, Cameron, Fenelon Twp., Ont.  reg. # 031399/79
  d. Feb. 6, 1970 Winnipeg, MB
 
Mary Jane d. April 27, 1881 (consumption) Fenelon township, Ont.  reg # 018410/81
 
m. (2)  Jane Anne Gilmour  (b. Jan. 20, 1854, Cobourg, Ont.; James, Elizabeth Shearer both parents born in Ireland)
Jan. 22, 1883 Peterborough, Ont. Reg. # 010049
They lived in Cameron, Victoria co, Ont. (near Fenelon Falls)
 
4.4  Georgina May Bowles b. May 16, 1884, Cartwright, Ont.   ref #024067/84
  m. Lewis William Lee, engineer (b. Feb. 1, 1878 Goodwood, Ont., John, Mary Lewis)
 Jan. 11, 1909 Midland, Ont.  ref: #018780/09
(wit. William Bowles and Bertha Ackerman)
(May was a clerk in Midland, Ont. in 1909; per marriage ref. above)
 
4.4.1  Myrtle Evelyn Lee b. July 2, 1911 Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
m. living
4.4.1.1  living
4.4.1.2  living
4.4.1.3  living
4.4.1.4  living
Myrtle d. Nov. 30, 1987 Thunder Bay, Ont.
4.4.2  Virginia (Virge) May Lee b. Mar. 23, 1914 Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
m. Fred James Bryan, Ft. William, Ont.
4.4.2.1   living
4.4.2.2  living
Virge d. Sept. 17, 1992 Ocean Side, CA, USA
4.4.3  Helen Genevieve Lee b. Oct. 17, 1918 Ft. William, Ont.
m. Marcel Ray Oct. 17, 1936 Ft. William, Ont.
4.4.3.1  living
m.(1) living (divorced)
4.4.3.1.1  living
4.4.3.1.2 living
4.4.3.1.3 living
m.(2) living
4.4.3.2  living
m.(1) living (divorced)
4.4.3.2.1  living
4.4.3.2.2 living
m. living
4.4.3.2.2.1  living
4.4.3.2.2.2 living
4.4.3.2.3 living
4.4.3.3  living
m.(1) living
m.(2) living
4.4.3.3.1  living
4.4.3.3.2 living
4.4.3.4  living
partner: living
4.4.3.4.1  living
m. living
4.4.3.4.1.1 living
m. living
4.4.3.4.2  living
4.4.3.4.3  living
4.4.3.5  living
Genevieve d. Jan. 9, 1973 Toronto, Ont.
 
4.4.4  William George Lee b. Mar. 26, 1923 Ft. William, Ont.
m. Lorna Margaret Johnson
  (b. Feb.7, 1925 Waldron, SK, Harry, Myrtle Judith Hubred)
     Sept. 3, 1946 Ft. William, Ont.
4.4.4.1  living  b. Oct. 3, 1947 Ft. William, Ont.
m. living Mar.17, 1967 Port Alberni, BC
4.4.4.2  living b. Apr.24, 1953 Nipigon, Ont.
m. living July 30, 1977 Parksville, BC
4.4.4.3  living b. Sept. 7, 1954 Nipigon, Ont.
m. living July 11, 1987 Cumberland, BC
4.4.4.4  living b. Jan. 12, 1961 Port Alberni, BC
m. living June 28, 1986 Victoria, BC
4.4.5  Georgina May Lee b. April 1925 Ft. William, Ont.
d. March 1928 Ft. William, Ont.
May d. Nov. 4, 1945 Ft. William, Ont.
William d. Mar. 20, 1937 Ft. William, Ont.
 
4.5  Alfred (Alf) Harold Bowles b. March 2, 1887, Lindsay, Ont. Reg. # 034391/87
   m. Ethel Victoria Jackson (b. Mar. 19, 1897, Ft. William; Thomas, Louisa Chillman) Oct. 11, 1915 Ft. William, Ont.
4.5.1  Ethel Marion Bowles b. Dec. 15, 1917 Ft. William, Ont.
m. Joseph Ulphie (Ben) LaPorte (b. Oct. 9, 1914 Wild Rice, ND Ernest, Leah Cossette)
March 25, 1942 Ft. William, Ont.
 
4.5.1.1  living b. April 3, 1943, Ft. William, Ont.
m. living (b. Nov. 19, 1946; Bill,  living)  Oct. 21, 1967 Teulon, MB
 
4.5.1.1.1  living b. Sept. 14, 1972 Beausejour, MB
m. living (b. Mar. 4, 1975 Bratislava, Slovakia; Erwin, Angela)
Sept. 5, 2004 Winnipeg, MB
4.5.1.1.2  living b. Jan. 22, 1976 Beausejour, MB
4.5.1.2 living b. Oct. 21, 1944, Ft. William, Ont.
m. living (b. May 21, 1951 Copenhagen, DK; Ole Mogens Henrik Olsen, Jytte Soe Petersen)
May 1, 1976  Aarhus,Denmark
4.5.1.2.1  living b. May 20, 1979 Winnipeg, MB
4.5.1.2.2  living b. May 18, 1981 Winnipeg, MB
 
4.5.1.3 {the author of this site} b. July 15, 1951 Teulon, MB
m. living (b. July 18, 1958 Winnipeg; Steve, Veronica Kosc)  May 18, 1985; Winnipeg, MB
4.5.1.3.1  living b. Feb. 28, 1987 Winnipeg, MB
4.5.1.3.2  living b. Nov. 17, 1988 Winnipeg, MB
Ben d. May 27, 1991 Inwood, MB.
Marion d. Dec. 16, 2005 St. Norbert, MB bur. Inwood, MB
4.5.2  Aime Florence Bowles b. 1922, d. 1923 age 1 year, 3 mos.
4.5.3  Harold George Bowles b. June 28, 1925 Ft. William, Ont.
m. Elizabeth (Bette) Atkinson Barnes  (b. Aug. 22, 1926 England; Ralph, Isabel Rowlands)
Jan. 29, 1946 Byker parish church, Newcastle on Tyne, England
 
4.5.3.1   Edward T. Bowles b. July 19, 1947 Ft. William, Ont.
m. living (b. May 12, 1949) Oct. 24, 1969, Ft. William, Ont.Ont.
 
4.5.3.1.1  living  b. Nov. 19, 1970 Ft. William, Ont.
m. living (b.  Mar. 22, 1970)
4.5.3.1.1.1 living b. Oct.30, 1996
4.5.3.1.1.2 living b. Apr. 28, 1998
 
4.5.3.1.2  living b. Jan. 12, 1972 Ft. William, Ont.
m. living (b.Sept.18, 1961)  Sept. 18, 1993 Thunder Bay, Ont.
4.5.3.1.2.1  living Apr. 22, 1997 TB, Ont.
4.5.3.1.2.2  living Nov. 19, 1998 TB, Ont.
4.5.3.1.2.3  living Jan. 8, 2003 TB, Ont.
 
4.5.3.1.3 living b. Aug. 31, 1973 Ft. William, Ont.
Ed d. July 4, 2010 Thunder Bay, Ont.
Harold d. Feb. 20, 1991, Thunder Bay, Ont.
Elizabeth d. May 15, 2005 Thunder Bay, Ont. ref. 
    Alf d. June 25, 1963, Ft. William, Ont.
    Ethel d. Sept. 2, 1993, Teulon, MB
 
4.6  James Stanley Bowles  b. Sept. 3, 1889, Lindsay, Ont. Reg. # 232901
   m. Florence Dixon ca. 1924
 
4.6.1  Howard Milton Bowles b. 1926 or 27
m. Lynne Matson 1987
the following are Lynne’s children from a previous marriage
4.6.1.1 living
4.6.1.2 living
4.6.1.3 living
Howard d. Dec. 19, 2000 Thunder Bay, Ont.
4.6.2  Gordon Bowles b. 1929 or 30
m. living
4.6.2.1 living b.?
m. living
4.6.2.1.1  living
4.6.2.1.2  living
4.6.2.2  living (by adoption)
Gordon d. July 8, 2013 Thunder Bay, Ont.
   Stanley d. February, 7, 1934 Ft. William, Ont.
 
4.7  Clarence Gilmour Bowles  b. April 23, 1891, Lindsay, Ont.
  m. Rebecca Helen (Reba or Rebe) Munro (b. Apr. 19, 1901 Slate River Valley, Ont.;
James Macallum Munro, Catherine MacMurchy)
Jan 14, 1928 St. Andrew’s Pres. Church,  Ft. William, Ont.
 
4.7.1  EllenAnne Munro Bowles (Dee Dee) b. Jan. 3, 1931 Ft. William, Ont
m. Henri Denis Leo Gilmore (b. Oct. 26, 1930 Somerset or Altemonte, MB;
    Maurice Gilmore (Guimond), Irene LaFreniere)  June 28, 1952 Winnipeg, MB
(they lived Winnipeg, Montreal and Kingston, Ont.)
 
4.7.1.1  living b. Jan.25, 1953 Winnipeg, MB
m. living (b.Mar. 25, 1956 Rotterdam, Holland;  Johannes, Wilhelmina Magdalena den Adel)
Feb. 21, 1979 Rotterdam, Holland
(lived Nolalu, Ont. in 1995) 
   
4.7.1.2  living b. Oct.8, 1956 Winnipeg, MB
(lived Thunder  Bay, Ont. in 1995)
m.(1) living Oct. 1976
 
4.7.1.2.1  living b. July 21, 1977
4.7.1.2.1.1  living b. Sept.4, 2001 Wpg
4.7.1.2.1.1  living b. May 23, 2014
 m.(2) living Apr. 21, 1998
 
4.7.1.3  living b. June 7, 1958 Winnipeg, MB.
m. living (b. Nov.14, 1954) Apr. 1989
(lived Calgary in 1995)
4.7.1.3.1  living b. Oct. 26, 1989 Winnipeg, MB
4.7.1.3.2  living b. June 26, 1992 Calgary, AB
 
Ellen Anne d. July 24, 1995 Thunder Bay; bur. July 28 Thunder Bay, Ont.
 
4.7.2  Lois Jane Bowles b. July 15, 1936 Ft. William, Ont.
Lived Belleville, Ont. in 1975
4.7.2.1  living b. July 20, 1968
m. living (b. Dec. 15, 1971; Francis Louis (Lou), Catherine Susan)   (date?, where?)
4.7.2.1.1   living  b. July 5, 2001 Wpg.
4.7.2.1.2   living b. June 16, 2003 Wpg.
 
  Clarence d. March 3, 1955 Ft. William, Ont. (heart attack while shoveling snow)
  Reba d. July 27, 1975 Belleville, Ont. while visiting her daughter
 (bur. Aug. 1, 1975 Ft. William, Ont.)
 
George d. Oct. 5, 1903 Midland, Ont. (diabetes)
Jane d. July 6, 1934 Ft. William, Ont.
 
5.  Caroline (Carrie) Elizabeth Bowles b. June 8, bp. Aug. 8, 1849 Wes. Meth. Ch., Quebec City
m.(1) Thomas (James) Glaspell (b. May 5, 1846 Isle of Wight; John, Mary Ann)
Nov. 9, 1870 Fenelon twp, Ont.
   James d. Oct. 11, 1874 aged 28 years and 5 months
 
It is also possible that Thomas and James Glaspell were brothers and Carrie was married to both of them. See some relevant references.
 
m. (2) Samuel Todd, wagonmaker (as was James Glaspell, perhaps he took over that business)
(b. April 21, 1845, Cartwright, Ont; Henry, Mary Anne Gardiner)
Jan. 3, 1877 Fenelon, Ont.   (wit. Hamilton G. Todd, Sarah J. Bowles of Fenelon)   Reg. # 010709
(they lived Hamilton, Ont. 1928)
5.1    Edmund W. Todd b. Dec. 9, 1878 Fenelon, Victoria Co., Ont.
       m. Ethel May Glaspell (b. 1885 Randolph, Tiny twp.; John, Jane Hill) Sept. 14, 1904 Penetanguishene, Ont.
(witness: Herbert J. Glaspell, Edythe Todd of Randolph)
5.2   Edith Marie Todd b. Jan. 10, 1881 Randolph, Tiny twp., Ont.
       m. Roy Burke, mariner (b. 1879 Penetang., Ont. Frank J., Mary Wilson Stalker)
Oct. 6, 1910 Penetanguishene, Ont.  ref. 020096/10
5.3  Ernest Todd b. July 31, 1883 Ont.
5.4  Clarence Todd b. Oct. 25, 1885 Ont.
5.5  Louisa Anne Todd b. Feb. 7, 1888 Randolph, Tiny twp.; Ont.
       m. George Anderson Todd, machinist  (b. 1888 Woodbridge, Ont. David, Susan Mitchell)
Dec. 28, 1910 Penetanguishene, Ont.
 
6.  Sophia Webb Bowles b. July 2, bp. Sept. 24, 1852 Quebec
m. James Wilson (b. April 18, 1849, Manvers, Ont., James & Margaret Wilson)
Jan. 9, 1878, Fenelon Falls, Ont.   Ref. #010722/78
(witnesses were Rev. J.B. WILSON of Brudenell & Mina GRANDY of Lindsay)
(they lived in Sarnia in 1928)
 
6.1  Luella G. or J. Wilson b. Mar. 25, 1883 Ont.
6.2  Arthur H. or W. Wilson b. April 9, 1886 Ont.
Sophia d. after 1939 (after her sister Jane)
 
7.  Sarah Jane (Jenny) Bowles b. Nov. 14, bp. Dec. 7, 1854 Quebec City
m. Hamilton Gardiner Todd (b. June 16, 1854 Ont.), ca. 1878 Fenelon Falls, Ont.
(lived in Penatanguishene, Simcoe co., Ont. in 1928)
7.1  Lillian (Lily) M. Todd b. June 19, 1879 Randolph, Tiny twp, Ont.
m. James Champion, mechanic  (b. 1873 Kincardine; Frank, Rebecca Baldwin of Randolph)
Sept. 3, 1902 Randolph, Tiny twp., Ont.   ref. # 015977/02 
7.1.1  R. F. Champion m. Creemore
7.1.2  C. J. Champion m. Winchester
7.1.3  Harold H. Champion m. Milton
 
Lillian d. 1953 Penetanguishene (Presbyterian Church), Ont.
James d. 1946 Penetanguishene (Presbyterian Church), Ont.
 
7.2  Ethel Pearl Todd b. Sept. 30, 1883 Randolph, Tiny twp, Ont.
m. Herbert Edgar Johnson, M.D. (b. 1880 Barrie, Ont., Dr. William, Charlotte Healey)
Nov. 14, 1911 Randolph, Tiny twp., Ont.
  (lived in Mount Albert, Ont.)
Hamilton Todd d. 1933 (married 65 years)
Jenny d. April 23, 1939 (age 85) Penetanguishene, Ont.
 
8. Isabella Bowles b. ca. 1858 Ontario (cannot find any record of he birth or of any marriage or death. 
However, she appears in census records with the family from 1861 to 1881)
 
Robert d. May 4, 1894  (per united Church archives reel LCM-260)
Elizabeth (Eliza) d. March 4, 1891 at age 73 (according to a tombstone at Copeland’s Hill Cemetery)
1851 Census/font
Elizabeth’s mother, Mary Gilley Ray, d. Apr. 10, 1873 (age 80) Fenelon, Ont.   Informant: Robert Bowles

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