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Hand written on photo:
"Simon R. Bowne". Simon was listed as a 'gentleman farmer' in census records. Middle name has various spellings. He was born October 18, 1828 to Walter Bowne and Elizabeth Simon Rapalje. Simon married Emma Smith October 20, 1850 on Long Island, NY. Simon died November 3, 1883 in Flushing, NY. Son Walter Bowne and his wife Ida Sutton also have photos posted to [external link]
Not my relative. Photo found in antique shop in Clovis, CA.
at W. Kurtz Photography, Madison & Broadway, NYC, New York USA


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