Married – On the 11th of January, 1877, at the residence of Mr. John T. NEWTON, the bride’s father, by the Rev. Julian P. FAISSON, Mr. William Franklin BOWEN, of Pender County, to Mrs. Laura E. NETWON, of Sampson county.
Source: Daily Journal newspaper of Wilmington, NC, 4 Feb 1877, pg. 1. Available online at Google News Archive.
My uncle John “Graham” Vernon was b. 18 July 1901 Grady TWP, Pender Co.,
Vernon’s Homestead m. a BOWEN girl, Annie Helen Bowen b. 24 Sep 1891 she
died 22 Oct 1956 in Burgaw, NC (Pender Co. ?) and she was buried at Bethny
Presby Cem. Castle Hayne, NC, if anyone else is researching BOWEN’s, I would
love to know who her parents were.
Email direct at: Jerry Vernon
Submitted Tuesday, July 8, 2008