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Bowden-Devereux Cemetery

The Bowden-Devereux Cemetery is located on Route 166, on private property. In respect for the landowners, please use and enjoy the information provided here and not trespass upon the property. Thank you.

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Bowden Abagail Bowden 3 Headstone
Footstone
The headstone is broken into sections, has a missing piece, and two of the sections are lying on the ground, inscription side up, towards the footstone. Based on the inscription on Sewell P. Bowden's headstone, Abagail is the wife of Samuel Bowden. [headstone] ABIGAIL / Wife of / [missing] / DIED / Oct. 7, 1886. / Æ. 72 yrs. 10 mos. / In life she exhibited all the graces of a Christian / In death her spirit is returned to God, who [illegible].
[footstone] A. B.
Bowden Addie N. Bowden 9 Headstone   ADDIE N. BOWDEN / Wife of / EDWARD C. BOWDEN / BORN / Jan 28, 1866 / DIED / June 20, 1954
Bowden Miss Betsey Bowden 1

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  [headstone] MISS. / BETSEY BOWDEN / DIED / MAY 19, 1877, / Æ. 95 years. / If life is not in length of days, / In silver locks and furrowing brow, / But living to the Saviour’s praise, / How few have lived as long as thou.
[footstone] B. B.
Bowden Edward C. Bowden 8

Headstone

  EDWARD C. BOWDEN / BORN / Sept. 20, 1857. / DIED / Jan. 27, 1923.
Bowden Frank M. Bowden 5 Headstone
Footstone
Erected into the ground near the headstone is a five-pointed, star-topped iron flag holder, which reads: “POST 76 GAR” [headstone] FRANK M. / Son of Samuel & / Abigail Bowden, / Co. K. 16 Regt. Me. Vol. . DIED / July 20, 1863 / Æ 19 yrs. / Soldier rest, thy warfare’s o’er / sleep the sleep that knows no waking / Dream of battlefields no more, / Days of danger, nights of waking.
[footstone] F. M. B.
Bowden Gertrude L. Bowden 7

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Headstone Back

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  [headstone top] WIFE & CHILD
[headstone] GERTRUDE L. / wife of / Edward C. Bowden, / DIED / April 23, 1885, / Æ. 27 y’s. 7 m’s. 10 d’s.
[headstone back] Weep not, my friends, for me. In beauty I shall rise / To join the ransomed hosts above, / And live in Paradise.
[footstone] G. L. B.
Bowden J. Wesley Bowden 23 Headstone

  J. WESLEY BOWDEN / DIED MAR 25, 1929 / Æ. 80 YRS. 8 M’s. 8 D’s.
Bowden Nora L. Bowden 22

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  NORA L. / Wife of / J. WESLEY BOWDEN / Died Oct. 22, 1905, / Æ. 46 yrs. 2 mos. / She was a kind and affectionate wife / a fond mother, and a friend to all.
Bowden Olive D. Bowden 11 Headstone
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  [headstone] OLIVE D. / WIFE OF / Nehemiah Bowden / DIED / Feb 3, 1866, / Æ. 20 yrs. 7 ms. / She’s gone the cherished one / Her toils are o’er the victory’s won / Just in the morning of her day / when hope was bright passed away.
[footstone] O. D. B.
Bowden? R. Bowden? 6 Headstone
Footstone
The headstone is broken, decayed, and has only two small pieces remaining. No visible inscription on the fragments. [headstone] [missing]
[footstone] R. B.
Bowden Samuel Bowden 2 Headstone
Footstone
  [headstone] SAML. BOWDEN / DIED / May 4, 1864 / Æ 59 yrs, 7 ms, 9d. / God is my refuge
[footstone] S. B.
Bowden Samuel T. Bowden 10 Headstone   SAMUEL T. BOWDEN / DIED / Feb. 14, 1914, / Æ. 79 yrs. 10 mos.
Bowden Sewell P Bowden 4 Headstone
Footstone
Erected into the ground near the headstone is a five-pointed, star-topped iron flag holder, which reads: “POST 76 GAR” [headstone] To the memory of / SEWELL P. / Son of Samuel & Abigail / Bowden, who was born / Aug 23 1836, and was / killed at the battle of Bull’s Run July 21, 1861 / while bravely fighting for / his country; he was the / first martyr, from Co. B. / of the Second Regiment, of / Maine volunteers, in the / cause of the Constitution / and the union.
[footstone] S. P. B.
Devereux Abbie E. Devereux 12 Headstone
Footstone
  [shared headstone] CARRIE I. / Died June 22, 1870, / Æ. 10 mos. 14 days / ABBIE E. / Died April 12, 1873, / Æ. 11 mos. 20 days. / Daughters of Capt. Saml F & Martha J. Devereux / Sleep on sweet babes, / And take thy rest. / God called thee home.
[shared footstone] C. I. D. / A. E. D.
Devereux Addie M. Devereux 13 Headstone
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  [headstone] ADDIE M. / dau. of Capt Saml. F. & / Martha J. Devereux / Died Oct 25, 1864, / Aged 4 mos. / This little bud so young and fair, / called by early doom / Just came to show how sweet a flower, / In paradise could bloom.
[footstone] A. M. D.
Devereux Carrie I. Devereux 12 Headstone
Footstone
  [shared headstone] CARRIE I. / Died June 22, 1870, / Æ. 10 mos. 14 days / ABBIE E. / Died April 12, 1873, / Æ. 11 mos. 20 days. / Daughters of Capt. Saml F & Martha J. Devereux / Sleep on sweet babes, / And take thy rest. / God called thee home.
[shared footstone] C. I. D. / A. E. D.
Devereux Cora E. Devereux 19 Headstone
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  [headstone] CORA E. / Wife of / John H. Devereux / Died Oct. 11, 1882 / Æ. 26 yrs. 8 mos. / & 12 days / Few were the days and short the years / of our expected bliss, / Mourn not for me my husband dear, / For I am gone to rest.
[footstone] C. E. D.
Devereux Frankie W. Devereux 14 Headstone
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  [headstone] FRANKIE W. / son of Capt. Saml. F & / Martha J. Devereux / Died Feb 9, 1866 / Aged 4 mos. / A little casket hid from view / Among these ashes lies / The gem is safe with Jesus Christ.
[footstone] F. W. D.
Devereux John H Devereux 18 Headstone   JOHN H. DEVEREUX / Died Sept. 1, 1930 / Æ. 83 y’s 6 m’s 12 d’s / Master Mariner for more than 50 years.
Devereux Martha J. Devereux 16 Headstone
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  [headstone] MARTHA J. / WIFE OF / CAPT. / SAMUEL F. DEVEREUX / died Sept. 4, 1875 / Æ. 31 yrs. 5 mos. / “She had a smile for everyone.” / Blessed are the pure in heart, / for they shall see God.
[footstone] M. J. D.
Devereux Walter H. Devereux 17 Headstone   WALTER H. / son of Saml. F. and / Martha J. Devereux / Died Nov. 2, 1878 / Æ. 5 years / Sleep on dear boy and take thy / rest. God called the [sic] home when / he thought it best.
Devereux Walter S. Devereux 15 Headstone
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  [headstone] WALTER S. / SON OF/ Capt. Saml. F & / Martha J. / DEVEREUX. / died May 7, 1873./ Æ. 4 years. 8 mos. 20 days. / A light is from our household gone / A voice we loved is stilled; / A place is vacant at our hearth, / which never can be filled.
[footstone] W. S. D.
Heath Eben L. Heath 20

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  [headstone] EBEN L. HEATH / DIED / Jan 12, 1880 / Æ. 52 yrs. 9 mos. / & 27 days. / Farewell, my wife and children all / From you a father Christ doth call / Mourn not for me, it is in vain / To call me to your sight again.
[footstone] E. L. H.
Heath Lorenda Heath 21 Headstone
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  [headstone] LORENDA / Wife of / Eben L. Heath / DIED / Dec. 20, 1883 / Æ. 54 yrs. 9 mos. / & 21 days. / Our mother here lies under ground / The dearest friend we ever found, / But through the Lord’s unbounded love, / We’ll meet again in realms above.
[footstone] L. H.


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