Bowen Cemetery Pictures

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Bowen Cemetery
The Bowen Cemetery is located Main St , Gordonsville behind and east of
Bass Funeral Home in a walled enclosure.
36-10-39N 85-56-10W

Aust, W. H. 9 May 1838 - 25 Aug 1898
Aust, Mary E. Bowen 10 July 1845 -- w/o W.H. Aust
and d/o John W. & Frances (Gordon) Bowen Marr. 18 Dec 1866
Bowen, John W. 9 Jan 1811 - 16 Aug 1892
Note: John Wesley Bowen marr. Frances Gordon, d/o John Gordon. Frances was
b. 18 Aug 1819 d. 14 July 1895. It is likely that the the graves of John
Gordon and wife Alice Amis are here on the old Gordon property. The town of
Gordonsville was founded by John Gordon who settled here ca. 1801. He was
b. in NC 29 Aug 1775, d. 24 Jan 1860 in Smith Co. Tn. His wife Alice Amis
was b. in NC and died Aug 1864 in her 85th year.

(Names, dates and history from Smith County Cemeteries - South of the Cumberland River Pg 90.)

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