Bowen, Ann Dooley, mother-in-law of James W. Virtue.

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Record 589/2101
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Collection Hardy, Viola
Date of photo 1890 ca.
Description Ann Dooley Bowen (1829 to 4-25-1902), mother-in-law of James W. Virtue. Ann was born in 1829 to Mark and Honora Seymour Dooley. Ann married Ira B. Bowen 1-2-1850. In 1862 the Bowen and Dooley families migrated from Illinois in the same wagon train becoming some of the first residents of Baker County. Their daughter Amelia Margaret Bowen married James Virtue in 1867. Their son, also named Ira B. Bowen, was for many years editor of the Bedrock Democrat and Morning Democrat newspapers. Ann is buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Object ID 1989.2.26
Place Baker City
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