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Memorable Manitobans: William Henry Bowler (1865-1929)

Farmer.

Born at Markdale, Ontario on 2 July 1865, he came to Manitoba with his parents in 1885. He worked as a brick layer for thirteen years, later taking up a homestead, farming and raising shorthorn cattle near Kaleida. On 24 April 1901, he married Mary Ann Seward (1875-1931) and they had two sons and two daughters. He served as a municipal councillor for eight years. He was a member of the Anglican Church. He died in 1929 and was buried in the St. Mary St. Alban Anglican Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Mary St. Alban Anglican Church and Cemetery / Winram Memorial Church (RM of Pembina)

Sources:

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 June 2019

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