Arthur James Bowie

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Personal and Family Information

Arthur was born on 3 SEP 1910 in Vine St, Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas, the son of Arthur Bowie and Eleanor Cornelia Simmons.

He died on 31 MAR 1949 in London, Ont, Canada.

He had four marriages/partners. His first wife was Kathene Dillian, who he married on 11 DEC 1929 in Woodruff County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

His second wife was Frances Jewel Dye, who he married on 11 JAN 1934 in Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas. Their only known child was Arthur James (1934-2000).

His third wife was Betty Jane Ellis, who he married on 9 NOV 1941 in Tampa, Flordia. Their only known child was Bette Jane (1943-?).

His fourth wife was Olive Smith, who he married in ABT 1944 in Buffalo, New York. Their two known children were Bruce James Bowie (1946-?) and Brian Michael Bowie (1948-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Arthur James Bowie
(1910-1949)

 

Arthur Bowie
(1881-1941)

 

James W Bowie
(c1834-<1891)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Caniza Reeves
(1840-1906)

 

Elijah Reeves
(-<1850)

 
   

Anna NotKnown
(1815-?)

 
   

Eleanor Cornelia Simmons
(1887-1967)

 

Benjamin Fletcher Simmons
(1860-1939)

 

Holman Felix Simmons
(1824-1893)

+
   

Theodora Mary Saxon
(1834-c1917)

+
   

Lucy James Rotenberry
(1863-1900)

 

James A Rotenberry
(1838-c1866)

+
   

Cornelia Jane McGuire
(1838-1877)

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Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth3 SEP 1910
Place: Vine St, Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Death31 MAR 1949
Place: London, Ont, Canada
Age: 38y, 6m, 28d
Cause: Airplane in icing weather
Obit - Buddy Bowie 1949
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Doc-Bowie Brother killed in airplane crash
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Doc-Bowie, Dow Plane Crash
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Census9 JAN 1920
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 9 b Ark
Address: 213 Elm Street with parents and brother Billy
Agency: US Census, 1920 Ark
Census 1920 Arkansas, Jackson County , ED 71 Newport, ED 181 Breckendridge Twp
Source: Census 1920 Arkansas, Jackson County , ED 71 Newport, ED 181 Breckendridge Twp
Date: JAN 1920
Publisher: US Deptartment of Commerence

Census4 APR 1930
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 19 b Ark
Address: with parents, first wife Kathene 213 Elm Street
Agency: 1930 Census, Arkansas
Census 1930, Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Newport and Tuckerman
Source: Census 1930, Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Newport and Tuckerman
Date: APR 1930
Publisher: US Dept of Commerence

Census6 APR 1940
Place: Augusta, Arkansas
Age: 29 born Ark
Address: dwelling 310 with wife Jewel and son Jimmie
Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Authors: US Federal Census
Date: APR 1940

Burial1949
Place: Walnut Grove Cemetery, Newport, Arkansas
Age: 38y, 6m, 28d
Address: N35° 36.777' W91° 16.153' Lot 37, Block 1, 1st addition Buddy in space 4/8, cousin Fred Seaton 1/8, brother Max 5/8 Newport, Arkansas Find A Grave Memorial# 102674545
Agency: from tombstone in Walnut Grove by A Bowie 15Jun00
Cemeteries -Jackson County Arkansas
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Grav-BowBud
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Walnut Grove, Lot description and burials, by Walter Heard
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Buddy + others
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Residence1943
Place: Tampa, Flordia
Type: photo of Buddy and Bobby holding an orange
Address: 1944- Buffalo NY 1946-Houston Tx 1949- Midland Mi
Graduated1929
Place: Augusta, Arkansas
Age: 18
Type: High School
Agency: Dow Employee Record
Other Event1916
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 5
Type: Event
Address: story of 1916 flood in the Stream of History Jackson County Historical Society. Spring 1991 page 1 to 9. Plucky Newport, memoir of 1916 flood, by Clare P Dowell
Doc-Bowie, Newport- Flood + Fire
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Other EventABT 1943
Place: Buffalo, N.Y.
Age: 33
Type: Document
Address: Parachute Jump
Cause: motor fell off C-46 aircraft
Doc-Bowie Buddy Parachutes from flaming C-46
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Attributes

AttributeDateDescriptionDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Occupation26 MAY 1947Pilot
Place: Midland, Michigan
Age: 36
Address: Wenonah Hotel, Bay City Mich 1116 Mount Ross, Midland 3812 Concard
Agency: Dow Chemical Co
Doc-Bowie, Letter from Dow VP
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Doc-Bowie, A.J.- Employee Record at Dow
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Obit - Buddy Bowie 1949
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Multimedia

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Buddy in P40...
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Buddy with a...
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Buddy and fr...
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Buddy and Ha...
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Buddy and Ha...
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Happy, Buddy...
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Bowie Brothers

Sources

  1. Census 1920 Arkansas, Jackson County , ED 71 Newport, ED 181 Breckendridge Twp
    Source: Census 1920 Arkansas, Jackson County , ED 71 Newport, ED 181 Breckendridge Twp
    Date: JAN 1920
    Publisher: US Deptartment of Commerence
  2. Census 1930, Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Newport and Tuckerman
    Source: Census 1930, Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Newport and Tuckerman
    Date: APR 1930
    Publisher: US Dept of Commerence
  3. Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Authors: US Federal Census
    Date: APR 1940