Conrad BOWER 1
- Born: Abt 1730, Germany
- Marriage: Marie Eva
- Died: 1810, , Tuscarawas Co., Ohio about age 80
- Buried: Longview Cemetery, Bowerston, Harrison Co., Ohio 1
From Descendants of Conrad Bower, et al by Arlene F Mansfield, 1993:
Conrad Bower is the immigrant ancestor of the Bower famil which founded Bowerston, Ohio. Early Lutheran Church records in Bowerston state, state that Conrad Bower arrived from Saxony, Germany, on the ship "Neptune" with Captain John Mason, sailing from Rotterdam to Philadelphia and arriving on Tuesday, 24 September, 1751. Conrad took the oath of Allegiance upon his arrival. He settled first in Frederick County, Maryland. The first primary documentation for Conrad Bower in Frederick County, Maryland is the baptism records of his children near Middletown. Evidence of his first land, purchased in Frederick County, is recorded in Book L p. 597 on December 24, 1768. There is no record in Frederick County, where he sold the land. Conrad Bower was living in Washington County, Maryland, in 1790. He is listed in Frederick County on the 1800 Census. The Maryland Lutheran Church records spell his surname Bauer. The Maryland Land Records use the English spelling Bower..."
Noted events in his life were:
• Immigration, 24 September 1751. Ship Neptune
Conrad married Marie Eva.
Arlene F. Mansfield, Descendants of Conrad Bower, Martin Easterday, Sr., John Hoover & Gabriel Swinehart, Sr. (1993, Los Alamos, N. M., Coyote Tales Publishing , , Repository: Copy in Ronald Whitney's genealogy files). Photocopies from The Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society, New Philadelphia, Ohio
Copy of book in possession of Ronald Whitney.