Birth: 23 NOV 1832 Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Note: 1870 Census states he was born in 1838.

Land Rec: 1860
Note: Purchased 160 acres from Abner Thomas.

Political:  Was a Republican.

Marriage: 14 NOV 1861
Place: Waterloo Co, Ontario, Canada
Note: History of Kent Co., states marriage was in 1860

Birth of Daughter:  31 MAY 1862
Name:  Mary Elma Bowman

Lived at: SEP 1865
Place: Caledonia, Kent, Michigan
Note: settled his farm of 130 acres on sec 34

Birth of Daughter:  22 NOV 1866
Name:  Martha Joanna Bowman

1870 Census: 29 JUN 1870
Place: Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan
Note: Levi was a farmer.

1880 Census:  12 JUN 1880
Place:  Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan

City Directory:  1889-90
Place:  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan
Details:  Caledonia, Caledonia Station, occupation=f

1900 Census:  21 JUN 1900
Place: Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan
Note:  He and his wife are living with their son-in-law and daughter, Wellington and Mary Elma Bergy.

1910 Census:  29 APR 1910
Place:  Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan
Note:  He and his wife are living with their son-in-law and daughter, Wellington and Mary Elma Bergy.

Death: 31 JAN 1918 Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan
Note: Died from valvular mitral and dropsy

 

Burial: Caledonia Lakeview Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan

 

Obituary: 07 FEB 1918
Place: The Caledonia News, Caledonia, Michigan

Click here to see parents:  Jonathan Bowman and Polly Snider

Susannah Cress     

Birth: JUN 1842 St. Jacobs, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada
Note: Unknown source states birth date as 14 Nov 1840

Last Name Var: Kreis

1851 Census:  Woolwich Twp, Waterloo Co, Ontario
Note:  Living with parents, Jacob and Magdalena Cress.

1920 Census: 10 JAN 1920
Place: Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan
Note:   Living with her son-in-law and daughter, Wellington and Mary Elma Bergy.

Note: Mother tongue listed as being GER DUTCH.

Death: 06 JAN 1923 Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan
Note:  Died from pneumonia

Death: 06 JAN 1923 Michigan

Burial: AFT 06 JAN 1923 Caledonia Lakeview Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan

Click here to see parents:  Jacob Cress and Magdalena Eby

    
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