Oscar Stowell, 8 North 50 West


Oscar proved up a quarter in section 24, 8N 50W in 1893.

Julia A. Stowell, widow of Oscar Stowell, proved up a quarter in Roosevelt County, News Mixico in 1913.
Alfred D. Stowell proved up a quarter in Roosevelt County in 1912.
Alfred acquired three quarters in Chaves County, for Stock Raising, in 1936.

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Julia A. Rice (daughter of Urias Rice and Henrietta) was born February 6, 1849 in Illinois and died July 21, 1928 in Oroville, Washington. She married Oscar Stowell on October 9, 1867 in Waverly, Iowa, son of Nathan Stowell and Sarah Greenslitt.
In 1880 Lincoln County, Kansas, Oscar Stowell is farming, 31, with Julia 30, both born in Illinois. Minnie 12, Jenny 8, Alfred 6, and Birdetta 3 werre born iIowa, Maude born in July in Kanss.

In 1885 Brown County, Kansas, Oscar is a laborer, 36, with Julia 35, Jennie 13, Albert 11, B. 9, Herbert 4, and Earnest 2..
Oscar had served in Co. K, of the Missouri 13th Cavalry.

In 1895, Oscar is in Floyd County, Iowa, 47, born in Illinois.

In 1900 Howard County, Iowa, Oscar born July 1847 in Illiniois, married 32 years to Julia A. Feb 1849 in Wisconsin, have Herbert J. July 1881 and Earnest G. May 1883, both born in Kanss.
Living with them is daughter Berdetta Ritter Nov 1876 in Iowa, widowed, with Chester A. April 1897 and Julia A. May 1899, both born in Iowa.

In 1901 Cresco, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Stowell attended an anniversary party for the Gus Wheeler's of New Oregon.
Berdetta Stowell, born in Floyd, Iowa, daughter of Oscar Stowell and Julie Rice, widowed, married Mr. T. L. Moore in Adair County, Iowa on January 15, 1903.

April 1903 Howard County "Oscar Stowell has sold his New Oregon place and moved to Cresco."

In 1910 Elida, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, Julia is widowed, living alone. She's had eight kids, six living., and she ws born in Wisconsin.

Oscar received an army invalid pension commencing August 1, 1890, dying March 17, 1909.
Julia A. Stowell, widow of Oscar, a private in K, 41st Illinois Volunteer Infantry, receied a pension beginning in April 1909.
Her address was Rt. 2, Elida, New Mexico.

Julia Stowell 1849-1929 is buried in Oroville, Washington # 119408207.
Her son Herbert Julius Stowell, born July 28, 1881 in Roberson, Kansas, was in Okanogan Washington when registering for WWII.

In 1900, Alfred was 26 and working as a day laborer in Prescott township, Yavapai County, Arizona.He was renting a house on Western Avenue (house number may have been 712) in Prescott.

In 1910, Alfred was farming, renting a farm.They lived in Artesia Township, Eddy County, New Mexico.

In 1920, they are renting a farm in Elida Township, Roosevelt County, New Mexico.

Pam wrote "I am the g-g-granddaughter of a Stowell. Her brother was named Alfred D. Stowell; Alfred D. went with his father Oscar to Elida, New Mexico, probably in the early 1900s. Alfred D. married and had a son, Alfred Cornelius and a daughter Regina STOWELL Loyd. Both Alfreds moved to Roswell, New Mexico, and eventually died there."

Alvena Blaise Beverage wrote "Alfred Deoran Stowell is my great Grandfather, his son Alfred Cornelius Stowell is my Grandfather.
Alfred Deoran Stowell married Mary Annie Glass.
My mother's name was Mary Alverna Stowell. Her brother, Alfred Jason Stowell is my uncle. He and his wife and children would come to visit for Family Reunions in New Mexico from Texas and when we were real small he would hold us on his lap and sing "The Old Rugged Cross" etc. We loved him special. Jennifer Stowell's father is my cousin! (Ellery, Nancy, Steve and John.)
My mother always spoke very highly of her grandfather (Alfred Deoran) and held him in the highest regards. I remember him visiting from Arizona when I was a very young child before he died in 1963.
I am wanting to know about Alfred Deoran's siblings, and his mother and father. My mother told me he had a brother named Bert Stowell. And now I know that he also had at least one sister. Alfred Cornelius Stowell married my grandmother Harriett Caroline Hendrix. My Grandmother was very sweet to me and I am also curious to know her ancestry. Her mother's name was Hattie Butler and I think her father's name was Jason Hendrix. They lived in Elida also. (I think) "

Julia A. Gordon of Winterset, Iowa died Thursday, June 30, 1983 at Madison County Memorial Hospital at the age of 84. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 2, at Foursquare Gospel Church with Rev. Charles Updike officiating. Burial was at Winterset Cemetery.
Born on March 23, 1899, in Cresco, Iowa, she was the daughter of Albertus and Birdetta Stowell Ritter. She married Clarence Gordon on September 16, 1917. He preceded her in death on June 5, 1974. She was a homemaker in Winterset most of her life and a member of Foursquare Gospel Church.
Survivors include her son Francis of Leawood, Kans., her daughter Gloria Slater of Des Moines, her half brother, Jerry Moore of Greenfield, two stepsisters; and nine grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her son Clarence and a brother.


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