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Mary Eliza Crowl

Female 1862 - 1947  (84 years)


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  • Name Mary Eliza Crowl  [1
    Born 7 Oct 1862  Harrison Township, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Aug 1947  Near West Liberty, Logan County OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty, Logan County OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3926  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Family John W. Sowers,   b. 23 Jun 1861, Grant County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1952, Near West Liberty, Logan County OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 18 May 1887  Springhills Presbyterian Church, Champaign County OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lulu Sowers,   b. 28 Jul 1891,   d. 1980  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Fred John Sowers,   b. 16 Mar 1892, Liberty Township, Logan County Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1980, Bellefontaine, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Eliza Crowl was the daughter of _____Crowl. He had five wives and outlived all but the last. Mary Eliza was the only child of the fourth wife. He had a half-brother, Allen Crowl, who I knew, that lived around West Liberty. I thinko f te Crowl's are buried in the cemetery at Springhills south of DeGraff. (information taken from notes of Mabel Sowers Graham)

      Obituary taken from Bellefontaine Examiner, dtg. August 14, 1947
      MRS. JOHN W. SOWERS DIES
      Liberty Township Woman Was Native of Champaign County
      Mrs. Mary Eliza Sowers, 84, wife of John W. Sowers, died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday at her residence in Liberty Township, near South Union Church. Death was due to a cerebral hemorrhage which followed a seven week illness.
      Mrs. Sowers was born Oct. 7, 1862 in Harrison township, Champaign county, a daughter of William and Ann McCaughey Crowl. At an early age she joined the Springhill Presbyterian Church and was a member the remainder of her life.
      In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lulu M. Hartman, R. F. D. 1, Springfield; a son Fred J. Sowers, Bellefontaine, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; two half-brothers, Samuel L. Crowl of Toledo, and All,st Liberty, and a half-sister, Mrs. Lizzie Rouse, North Hampton.
      Friends may call at the Troyer-Lynn Funeral Home, West Liberty, where services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in charge of Rev. Robert E. Wearly. Burial will be made in Fairview cemetery, West Liberty.

  • Sources 
    1. [S448] GEDCOM file imported on 29 Mar 2003.