Texas Family Group Sheet for the Joseph Edward BOWERS Family

Husband: Joseph Edward BOWERS
Birthdate: 21 Sept. 1878
Birthplace: Clearfield, Clearfield Co., PA.
Death date: 2 July 1957
Place of death: Lake Oswego, Clackamas Co., OR.
Burial: Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery
Father: James HASSAN
Mother: Mary LIPPERT

Marriage date: 15 Oct. 1921
Marriage place: Lake Oswego, Clackamas Co., OR.

Wife: Bertha Mae WORTHINGTON
Birthdate: 20 Jan. 1886
Birthplace: Chimacum, Jefferson Co., WA.
Death date: 7 Sept. 1958
Place of death: Portland, Multnomah Co., OR
Burial: Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery
Father: William W. WORTHINGTON
Mother: Alice (Amedia) CUTRIGHT


Child No. 1: Howard Edward BOWERS
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1 Nov. 1922
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, TX.
Death date: 13 May 1959
Place of death: Denver, Denver Co., CO.
Burial: Fort Logan Cemetery
Marriage date: 7 Sept. 1946
Marriage place: Woodburn, Marion Co., OR.
Spouse's name: Helen Emilie Cowan
* Joseph Edward Bowers was adopted when he was real young. All we know of his adopted parents is there names are Edward and Mary Bowers of Cameron Co, Pa. Edward fought in the Civil WAR and received a pension. In Edward's Will proved Oct 1911 in Cameron Co., PA, named Joseph Edward BOWERS as Executor of WILL and Estate.
* His real name before he was adopted was Charles Agustine Hassan. He was in the St. Joseph's Orphange in Erie , Pa. along with his 4 other brothers. Which are James, John, Frank, and William. Information was gathered by Heather Bowers, by gathering letters from Chamber of Comerece, Catholic Social Services, Church Records, and relatives on the East coast. All letters are in the possesion of Heather Bowers. His birth parents were James HASSAN and Mary LIPPERT.
* Census of 1880 in Erie, Pa. list him at St. Joseph Orphenage with his 4 brothers.
* Census Records of Cameron Co., Pa. for 1900 and 1910 list Joseph living with his adopted parents Mary and Edward BOWERS.
* Joseph is buried at Lincoln Memorial Park in Portland, Or. next to his wife Bertha Worthington BOWERS.

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