Arabella Bowen Franklin’s Death Record


Arabella Bowen Franklin is the youngest daughter of Ahab Bowen and Mary Lyon Easley. She was born on 25 Dec 1856 in Missouri, more than likely in Bolivar, Polk County, where her father Ahab owned the Franklin Hotel. After the Civil War, the Bowen family moved to Texas where Arabella married James B. Franklin in 1882.


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Mary Jane Bowen Boren


Mary Jane Bowen, daughter of Ahab Bowen and Mary Lyon Easley, was born 20 December 1845 in Bollinger County, Missouri. She married Isaac J. Boren and had a large family. Mary died in Dallas, Texas on 31 October 1915 (Halloween). She is buried next to her husband Isaac at Greenwood Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.


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