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Glenn Elmer Bowles

Male 1888 - 1957


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  • Name  Glenn Elmer Bowles  [1, 2, 3
    Born  10 May 1888  Imperial, Chase County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • His name was found spelled "Glen" and "Glenn." A Rootsweb file listed him as "Elmer Glenn." He signed his World War I Draft Registration card "Glenn E."
    Iowa State Census  1915  Agency Township, Wapello County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Card Number: 364, male, white, married, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 18, Glen Bowles, age 26, Wapello County, post office address: Agency, Agency, occupation farmer, total earnings in 1914: $1200, extent of education in grammar school: 8, extent of education in high school: 2, birth place: Nebraska, did not own home or farm, church affiliation Church of Christ, father's birthplace: Illinois, mother's birthplace: Iowa, signed by assessor: C. F. Wheaton
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918  5 Jun 1917  Agency, Wapello County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Serial Number: 93, No.: 418 7, Glenn E. Bowles; Age: 29; Address: Agency; Iowa; Date of birth: May 10, 1888; natural born; Where born: Imperial, Nebraska, USA; Present trade: farmer; By whom employed: myself; Where employed: near Agency, Iowa; Have a relative dependent upon you? yes, wife and five children; Marital status: married; Race: Caucasian; Previous military service: none; Rank: none; Branch: none; Years: none; Nation or state: none; Claim exemption from draft?: yes, weak hip; Height: medium; Build: medium; Eye color: blue; Hair color: light brown; not bald; Lost body parts, eye, or disabled?: weak hip; Agency, Wapello County, Iowa, Date of registration: June 5, 1917
    Census  1920  Agency Township, Wapello County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (Married to Susie Bowles, living with her and children: Mildred, Doris S., Anna R., George W., and Glen Reno Bowles:) Line number 34: farm, dwelling number: 213, family number: 215: Glen Bowles, head of household, rented home, male, white, age 31, married, could read, could write, born in Nebraska, father's birthplace North Carolina, mother's birthplace Iowa, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry general farm, employer, number of farm in schedule: 101

      Frank McMahon, hand, male, white, age 55, widowed, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Indiana, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry working out, wage earner
    Iowa State Census  1925  Washington Township, Wapello County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • (Married to Susie A. Bowles, living with her and children: Dixie M., Doris S., Elizabeth, George W., Glen E., Jack F., Edna G., and Lois C. Bowles:) Line number: 41: Glen Bowles, head of household, male, white, age 36, married, rented, value of home: $30000, number of years in the U.S.: 36, number of years in Iowa: 27, attended high school, state highest grade (9-12): 10, could read, could write, place of birth: Nebraska, name of father: George Bowles, father's birthplace: Illinois, name of mother: Ellen Yount, mother's birthplace: Iowa, mother's age at last birthday: 68, place of marriage of parents: Iowa, involved in agricultural pursuits, church affiliation: Christian
    Census  1930  Indianola, Warren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • (Married to Susie A. Bowles, living with her and children: Milo I., Dixie M., Doris S., Elizabeth, George W., Glen R., Jack F., Edna G., and Lois C. Bowles:) Line number 12: 209 West Second Avenue, dwelling number: 188, family number: 196: Glen Bowles, head of household, owned home, value of house or monthly rental $5000, owned a radio set, did not live on a farm, male, white, age 44, married, age at first marriage 18, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Nebraska, father's birthplace Illinois, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 69, could speak English, occupation ? of agencies, nature of industry auto insurance company, occupation code 7385, employee, actively employed at time of census, was not a veteran
    Family Data Collection 
    • Name: Elmer Glenn Bowles; Spouse: Susie Anna Reno; Parents: George Bowles, Mary Ellen Yount; Birth Place: Chase, Imperial, Nebraska; Birth Date: 10 May 1888; Marriage Place: Bunch, Davis, Iowa; Marriage Date: 4 February 1908; Death Place: Indianola, Warren, Iowa; Death Date: 13 July 1957
    Died  13 Jul 1957  Indianola, Warren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID  I36288  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Susie Anna Reno,   b. 26 Jun 1888, Compton, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1966, Indianola, Warren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Feb 1908  Bunch, Davis County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Milo Illiff Bowles,   b. 8 Feb 1909, Bunch, Davis County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1976
     2. Dixie Mildred Bowles,   b. 1910, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Doris Suzanne Bowles,   b. 16 Dec 1911, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1994
     4. Elizabeth Bowles,   b. Between 1913 and 1914, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. George W. Bowles,   b. 3 Oct 1915, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 2006
     6. Glenn Reno Bowles,   b. 15 Jul 1918, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1996
     7. Jack F. Bowles
     8. Edna G. Bowles
     9. Lois C. Bowles
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F13436  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Agency Township, Wapello County, Iowa; enumeration district: 14; supervisor's district: 95, sheet number: 9A, page number: 20; enumeration date: January 21, 1920

    2. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S11331] World Connect - The Descendants of Robert Bell and Agnes Fleming: robertbell, (last updated: Tue Apr 11 10:28:34 2000, contact Bob Francis) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Agency Township, Wapello County, Iowa

    5. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Washington Township, Wapello County, Iowa

    6. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Indianola, Washington Township, Warren County, Iowa; , ward 3, enumeration district: 91-31, supervisor's district: 9; sheet number: 7A, page number: 74; enumeration date: April 11, 1930

    7. [S3336] Family Data Collection (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).