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Mary Bowley Kempton Armstrong Eddy

January 29, 1819–December 31, 1893

Born at Carthage, Oxford County, District of Maine; daughter of Mary (Polly) Reed and John Bowley. Died at Ladora, Iowa County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Carthage (Maine) Town Clerk, “Vital Records, 1824–1892,” Mary Bowley; from original records at Carthage, Maine; FHL microfilm 10791, FHL. Lysander Gee, Lysander Gee Papers, 1818–1894, CHL. Dixfield (Maine) Town Clerk, “Town and Vital Records, 1803–1892,” John Bowley and Mary Reed and Polley Reed; from original records at Dixfield, Maine; FHL microfilm 10833, FHL. 1880 U.S. census, Swansea, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, ED 74, p. 225A, Mary A. Eddy, NARA. “Mary Eddy Obituary,” Marengo Republican (McHenry Co., Illinois), Jan. 10, 1893, 3. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Nov. 2013), memorial no. 38416801, Mary Eddy; Ladora Cemetery, Ladora, IA. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed May 2016), Mary Bowley LZFS-BTQ .