27 The Cliff Notes Version of How We're All Related Well, there you have it. That’s the Cliff Notes version of how this Canavan group is all related. If you want the Encyclopaedia Britannica length version, you got [...]
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 [...]
"Aren't Families Wonderful!" Editor's Note: In this introduction to the talk I gave at our gala Reunion dinner, I set out to explain to the assembled how they were all related to one another. With the lockdown's separation [...]
1998 Bill Bowe Offers a Few Thoughts about the Christmas Party, Northbrook, Illinois Editor's Note: Bill Bowe's friend Nick Farina asks Bill a few questions during Bill and Cathy Bowe's annual Christmas party. In the loud and busy background, [...]
Mary Gwinn Bowe Photos 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, Jr. immediately turned to his [...]
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 [...]
The first thing to know about the Parish families over the generations is that many of the males have William as a first name. Many others share the name Varnum or Anthony. Of those named William, about half have [...]
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.