Biography of Daniel Bower
Hancock County, OH Biographies





DANIEL BOWER, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0. Gilboa, Putnam County, was born in Liberty Township, this county, February 2, 1837, son of John and Elizabeth (Bysel) Bower, former of whom was a pioneer of this county. Of their family of ten children the subject of this sketch is the seventh. Daniel Bower was reared on the farm, received a common English education in this county, and has followed agriculture all his life. He is the owner of 120 acres of well improved land in Blanchard Township, this county, on which he resides. In 1859 Mr. Bower was united in marriage with Catherine, daughter of John and Mary (Tipton) Jennar, natives of Ohio, and of English descent; former a farmer by occupation. Mrs. Bower was born in 1838, in Harrison County, Ohio, and her father moved to Van Wert County, Ohio, in 1845, where she remained until she was married. Mr. and Mrs. Bower have four children: John W., Manuel C., Ida A. and Bosco T. Our subject and wife and their three eldest children are members of the German Baptist Church, of which he is a deacon, and of the Sabbath school, of which he is assistant superintendent. In politics Mr. Bower is a Republican. For several years he was school director.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886


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