Genealogy Trails
Bowers Cemetery, Allen County, Indiana

 

Burials listed below are from obituaries, not from onsite transcription
Mistakes can be made so please use as a guide
Not a complete list

Compiled for Genealogy Trails by Shauna Williams

 

 

NAME DOB DOD REMARKS Obit on site
         
Black, Joseph
1915
Obit
Devaux, Louis
1917

Evard, Julius 8/4/1836 4/??/1908 h/o Emily Obit
Hall, Franklin Rinaldo 11/13/1854 1918
Obit
Harding, Alice
1911
Obit
Herrick, Ruth
1905
Obit
Lutze, Eliza
1910 85 yrs Obit
Miller, Francis 4/14/1836 3/11/1907 70 yrs; s/o Amherst  Obit
Owens, John
1911
Obit
Perkins, Lafayette
1919 80 yrs Obit
Saured, Albert A.
1918

Sprague, LeRoy
1915
Obit

 

Black, Joseph
    Funeral services for Joseph C. Black will be held Friday afternoon from the residence of the son in Milan township at 1:30 o'clock. Interment at the Bowers cemetery. (December 23, 1915 Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne Indiana Submitted by S. Williams)

Evard, Julius
    Evard-Julius Evard, seventy-nine years of age and a resident of Milan township for sixty-five years, died on Thursday afternoon at his homestead after a short illness from pneumonia. The deceased was one of the most respected and best known farmers of Milan township, where he settled with his parents at the age of fourteen years. Mr. Evard was born in Berne, Switzerland, August 4, 1836. In 1863 he was united in marriage to Emily Geaque, and six children, all surviving , were born to the couple During his entire life he was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and was very highly esteemed by everyone. The bereaved wife survives and the children are as follows: David Evard, of Aboite township, Clem, of Jefferson township; Mrs. William Black, Mrs. Delbert Brooks and Oscar Evard, of St. Joe township, and Charles, residing at the homestead. James Evard of St. Joe township, is a brother.
    Funeral services are set for Saturday morning at 10 o'clock from Bowers chapel and the remains will be laid to rest in the Bowers cemetery. (Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne Indiana April 10, 1908 Submitted by Shauna Williams)

Hall, Franklin
    Hall-Franklin Rinaldo Hall, aged 63 years, for the past eight months foreman of one of the city street repair gangs, and a life long resident of Allen county, died late Saturday at his home, 1001 Third street, death being due to a cancerous affection following a long illness.
    Mr. Hall was born in Milan township, Allen county, November 13, 1854. Surviving besides the widow are one son, Ward Hall, detective sergeant on the Fort Wayne polie force, and in charge of the identification bureau; also a grandchild and the following brothers and sisters: Mark, William and George Hall, Mrs. John Walbolt and Mrs. Jesse Grice, widow of the former mayor of Fort Wayne.
    Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home and at 2:30 o'clock at the Bowers' chapel, following by burial in Bowers' cemetery. The Rev. Manford Wright officiated. (The Fort Wayne News and Sentinel, Fort Wayne Indiana Feb. 4, 1918 Submitted by S. Williams)

Harding, Alice
    Funeral Announcements-Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Harding will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the residence in Milan township and at two o'clock from Taylor chapel. Interment will be at Bowers cemetery. (The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne Indiana. November 6, 1911. Submitted by S. Williams)

Herrick, Ruth
    The funeral of Mrs. Ruth Herrick, held at Taylor chapel on Wednesday, was well attended. Rev. Bunner the pastor preached the sermon and Rev. C.U. Wade, presiding elder read the memoir and aded(sic) helpful thoughts in the closing service. The remains were interred at Bowers cemetery. (June 14, 1905 Fort Wayne Weekly Sentinel, Fort Wayne Indiana Submitted by S. Williams)

Lutze, Eliza
    Mrs. Eliza Lutze, wife of David Lutze, one of the oldest residents of St. Joseph township, died at the family home Tuesday evening, following a brief illness.
    Mrs. Lutze was 85 years of age and is survived by the aged husband and six children, besides thirteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
    Funeral services Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence; interment at Bowers' cemetery. (September 28, 1910 The Weekly Sentinel, Fort Wayne Indiana Submitted by S. Williams)

Miller, Francis
    Miller-The funeral of Francis Miller, son of Amherst Miller, Sr., was held Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock at Taylor chapel, conducted by the Rev. E.A. Bunner.
    The deceased was born in Erie county, Ohio, April 14, 1836, and died March 11th at the age of 70 years. On account of an accident which happened when he was 3 years old, he was never capable of taking care of himself. For the last eighteen years he had made his home with his sister, Mrs. C. Stone, and his brother, Amherst Miller Jr.. He was never married. He leaves a father, aged 92 years, three sisters, Mrs. Almira Merritt, and Mrs. C. Stone, both of Milan township, and Mrs. Sarah J. Shimp, of Sioux City, Ia. There are three brothers, Andrew, Anson and Amherst, Jr., all of Milan township. The remains were interred in Bowers' cemetery. (Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne Indiana March 15, 1907. Submitted by S. Williams)

Owens, John
    Funeral services for John Owens will be held Sunday morning at 10 o'clock at the Mayhew chapel. Interment at Bowers' cemetery. (Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne Indiana January 21, 1911. Submitted by S. Williams)

Perkins, Lafayette
    Perkins-Lafayette Perkins, aged 80 years, died at his home at New Haven after an illness of several weeks duration. The deceased was well known in this vicinity and is a veteran of the Civil war. Surviving him are the widow and five children.
    Funeral services will be held at the residence this afternoon at 2 o'clock and at 2:30 o'clock at the M.E. church, the Rev. Mr. Powell officiating. interment in Bower's cemtery.
    The Woman's Relief corps will hold flag services at the residence at 2 o'clock. Members will kindly meet at the interurban station in order to leave on the 1:05 car. (August 26, 1919 The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne Indiana. Submitted by S. Williams)
   

Sprague, LeRoy
    Funeral services for LeRoy Sprague will be held this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the residence, 1405 McCulloch street. Burial at Bowers cemetery. (The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne Indiana November 8, 1915. Submitted by S. Williams)

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