Biography of D. W. Bowlby
Pitt Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies





D. W. BOWLBY was born in Stark County, Ohio, July 4, 1846. Emanuel and Sarah (Stall) Bowlby, his parents, were natives of Pennsylvania and of German ancestry. They came to Stark County when children, were married there, and came to this county in 1851. Their children were Samantha, Rachel, David W., Hester, Lydia, Willington, Nelson, Marshall, Alice, Sherman, William J. and an infant. Our subject obtained a fair education; at twenty one, began work at daily wages, continuing two years; engaged in the stave business three years, and purchased his present farm in 187l, paying $2,650. In 1872, he erected a neat residence, costing $1,000. Mr. Bowiby was married, May 30, 1872, to Adaline Kriechbaum, daughter of David and Eliza (Mosky) Kriechbaum, natives of Pennsylvania and early settlers of this county, residing in Autrim Township. Politically, Mr. Bowiby is a Republican.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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