The Bowe, Thompson & De Rosa Families In the center of this slide you see Mabel’s daughter Julia Lecour. Julia married my uncle, Augustine Bowe in 1927. Gus, as he was known, was Julia’s cousin once removed, being [...]
2021 Don Thompson Talks about the Thompson Family and the Bowes Editor's Note: In the complete 38-minute interview above, Don Thompson answers questions posed by Rob Bowe about Don's Canadian-born parents, Dr. Willard Owen Thompson and Dr. Phebe Kirsten [...]
As happened not infrequently in those days, when Mary Gwinn Bowe entered the world in Baltimore, Maryland in 1901, her mother, Mary Roche Gwinn, left it. Her father, Richard Gwinn immediately turned to his mother, Elizabeth Burns Gwinn, for [...]
Editor’s Note: The still picture above was taken in Palos Park, Illinois by my mother Mary Gwinn Bowe in 1935. It shows my father, William John Bowe, Sr., with his arms around his mother, Ellen Canavan Bowe and her sister, Catherine Canavan Parish. Also present is [...]
Julie Anne Bowe Thompson was the daughter of Augustine Joseph Bowe and Julia Leonie Lecour Bowe. She was born in 1931, three years after her only sibling John Edward Bowe was born. As a young child she often navigated her Chicago block with John in a stroller he had recently outgrown.
Editor's Note: In 1959 my aunt Julia Lecour Bowe published The Generations, a scholarly history of her French Pallissard ancestors. She recorded their French past and the American future they made for themselves in the 1850s when [...]
Editor's Note: Julie Anne Bowe was born on Tuesday, May 12, 1931, in Chicago, She was the daughter of Augustine Joseph Bowe and Julia Leonie Lecour. At the age of 20, Julie Anne married Willard Owen Thompson [...]
Julie Anne Bowe (Thompson) Trees John Edward Bowe Trees Editor's Note: These Bowe Family Trees are drawn from the genealogy volume Descendants of Anthony Canavan and Ann Hughes. I recently compiled this history based on the research done [...]