BOWMAN, John
(1791-1887)
WINTER, Elizabeth
(1796-1868)
BOWMAN, Elizabeth
(1813-1890)

 

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WIGGINS, Stephen Hamilton

BOWMAN, Elizabeth 228

  • Born: 20 Jun 1813, Pennsylvania, United States 228
  • Marriage: WIGGINS, Stephen Hamilton on 1 May 1833
  • Died: 20 Oct 1890 228
  • Buried: Smithville Church of God Cemetery, Smithville, Lancaster Co, PA 228

bullet   Another name for Elizabeth was WIGGINS, Elizabeth.228

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census, 1850, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Elizabeth Wiggins is 37, b PA, living with Stephen. (Martic Twp, Lancaster Co, PA, family 227)

Census, 1860, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Elizabeth Wiggins is 46, living with Stephen. (New Providence PO, Providence Twp, Lancaster Co, PA, family 226)

Census, 1870, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Elizabeth Wiggins is 57, keeping house, living with Stephen. (Smithville PO, Providence Twp, Lancaster Co, PA, family 196)

Census, 1880, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Eliza Wiggins is 66, keeping house, living with husband Stephen. Also in household is her father John Bowman (89, at home). (Providence Twp, Lancaster Co, PA, family 326)


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Elizabeth married Stephen Hamilton WIGGINS, son of Robert* WIGGINS and Hannah* HAMBLETON, on 1 May 1833. (Stephen Hamilton WIGGINS was born on 19 Jul 1812 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States,76 died on 21 Jul 1893 76 and was buried in Smithville Church of God Cemetery, Smithville, Lancaster Co, PA 76.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Story. On the 1st of May, 1833, Stephen Wiggins was married to his present estimable wife, who was Miss Elizabeth Bowman, born in Providence township, June 20, 1813. To Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Wiggins there have been born thirteen children, viz.: Samuel, born April 11, 1835; David, born June 1, 1836; Benjamin, born April 3, 1838; John, born July 8, 1839; Hetty, born Dec. 9, 1841; Hannah, born April 4, 1843; Clayton, born May 31, 1845; Mary Ann, born Aug. 25, 1846; Ellen, born March 6, 1848; Angeline, born July 4, 1850; Elias, born March 18, 1852; Martha, born Nov. 2, 1853; and Harry, born Sept. 16, 1855. The sons of Mr. Wiggins, made enthusiastic by the patriotic zeal of their father, did their full share towards putting down the Rebellion of 1861. John enlisted in the One Hundred and Twenty-second Pennsylvania Infantry, and served during the war; Benjamin and Clayton both served nine months in Pennsylvania regiments, Samuel seven months, and David put in a substitute. (from a collection of biographical sketches for Lancaster Co, Providence Twp, PA, found at Ancestry.com)




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