#22215 Sophia Macklin ( Peter MacklinDewalt MechlingJohn Theobald "Dewalt" MechlingDiebold "Theobald" MechlingDiebold MechlingMartin Mechling )

Sophia was born 14 Apr 1815 in Pleasant City, Fairfield Co., Ohio. She died 22 May 1886 in Madison Co., Ohio. She was buried in Dennison Chapel Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, Madison Co., Ohio.

On the 1850 Census they are in Marion, Ohio and her name is spelled Sofiah.

In 1860 they are in Fairfield, Ohio.

Sophia married #23405 George Henry Bower.

Marriage notes

They married 15 May 1830.

Some sources give the marriage location as Greene Co., Pennsylvania.

 

George was born 28 Aug 1810 in York Co., Pennsylvania. He died 9 Oct 1872 in Mt. Sterling, Madison Co., Ohio. He was buried in Dennison Chapel Cemetery, Madison Co., Ohio.

He is the son of Michael & Sarah Bower. He worked as a shoemaker near Lancaster, Ohio. In 1850, he was ordained a minister of the United Brethren Church and became a circuit rider through southwestern Ohio.

His birth date is sometimes given as 18 Aug.

On the 1850 Census, the family is mis-transcribed into the index as Bowns.

Children of this relationship:

#23406FiSarah Bower(3 Feb 1833–4 Apr 1919)
#23407FiiSophia Bower(1836–)
#23408MiiiEmanuel M. Bower(26 Mar 1836–27 Jul 1864)
#23409MivJoseph Bower(1 Oct 1839–6 Apr 1914)
#23410FvMary Ann Bower(6 Aug 1841–12 Dec 1858)
#23411MviHenry Leonard Bower(5 Apr 1843–27 Aug 1917)
#23412MviiJesse S. Bower(17 Jan 1845–10 Dec 1921)
#64283FviiiElizabeth Bower(1846–)
#23413FixLeah Bower(19 May 1847–2 Aug 1932)
#23415MxGeorge Speed "Speed" Bower(16 Sep 1849–13 Jun 1937)
#23416FxiHarriet Bower(11 Jul 1852–6 Aug 1934)
#23417MxiiJohn C. Bower(5 Jan 1855–1894)
#23418FxiiiAlice Eliza Bower(1 Aug 1857–23 Jan 1932)

1850 U.S. Census, Marion Twp., Pike Co., Ohio, Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009, Roll: M432_721; Page: 268B; Image: 21.

1860 U.S. Census, Fairfield, Madison Co., Ohio, Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009, Roll: M653_1004; Page: 443; Image: 296; Family History Library Film: 805004.

1870 U.S. Census, Fairfield, Madison Co., Ohio, Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009, Roll: M593_1238; Page: 627A; Image: 67; Family History Library Film: 552737.

1880 U.S. Census, Fairfield, Madison Co., Ohio, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010, Roll: 1045; Family History Film: 1255045; Page: 336D; Enumeration District: 067; Image: 0056.

Ancestry.com Public Member Tree, undocumented notes, www.Ancestry.com, Member Tree: TerryGregClarkFamilyTree.

Dorothy Hallarn Mercy, Mechlin Mechling Macklin - Descendants of Theobald Mechling, 1728-1998, Volume I-Dewalt Mechling, (Butler, PA: Mechling Associates, 1998). Ref. as [Mercy I-98].

George H. Bower, cemetery notes, www.findagrave.com, #33222932 & #16590706.

Sophia Macklin Bower, cemetery notes, www.findagrave.com, #16590714.


Line Generation: 7

Relationship: Second Cousins Four Times Removed through John Theobald "Dewalt" Mechling