Baker County Pioneers Surname Bowen

Centennial Pioneer Families of Baker County provides the following information on Family members.   Additional information on that person may be listed following their name.  The additional information has been provided by various sources, so please check that is correct before adding it to your family tree.

BOWEN, I. B. Came to Baker area in 1862. He operated the first steam-driven sawmill at Auburn. He owned the first hotel in Auburn. He owned a store at Sparta and engineered and started Sparta Ditch. He owned the old Cosmopolitan Hotel at Baker.  Living descendants in Baker County are:

Back Row: Mable Mattox, Gene Mattox, Margaret Stewart, George Stewart, Mable Mattox, Teacher??
Second Row: Boy on the end Ernie Mattox, Girls between the ladies must be the Gibbs girls
Front Row: Don Mattox, Eloise Stewart, Marion Stewart, Ikie? Gibbs

School also called Stewart School, on Beaver Creek Road just off Highway 7



Centennial Pioneer Families of Baker County, by Ruth H. Evans



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