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Livia Bowman (Shantz)

Also Known As: "Olivia", "Levia", "Libbia"
Death: February 09, 1912 (80) (Old Age and Paralytic Stroke)
Place of Burial: Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery Bloomingdale, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Abraham Shantz and Mary G Shantz
Wife of Samuel S. Bowman
Mother of Joanna Shantz; Mary S Bowman; Nelson S. Bowman; Leander Bowman; Franklin Bowman and 2 others
Sister of Sarah Bowman; Abraham B. Shantz; Joseph Shantz and Nancy Schuler
Half sister of Moses Hunsberger Shantz; Aaron Hunsberger Shontz; Catherine Hunsberger Shantz; Isaac Hunsberger Shantz; Elizabeth Hunsberger Ziegler and 12 others

Managed by: Jim Wile
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About Livia Bowman

Death Certificate
  • Name Livia Bowman Gender Female
  • Age 81 Birth Date abt 1831 Birth Place Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death Date 9 Feb 1912
  • Death Place Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Cause of Death: Old Age and Paralytic Stroke
Attached Obituary

"There died at the home of her son Leander, last Friday morning, Livia Shantz widow of the late Samuel S. Bowman, after a prolonged illness."


First name can be seen as Olivia on family trees.

First name spelled Levia on a commemorative tombstone at Find a Grave. This marker also has her date of birth as Sept 22, 1830 but multiple census data has Sept. 1831.

Daughter of Abraham & Mary (Bechtel) Shantz.

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Livia Bowman's Timeline

September 21, 1831
August 9, 1851
December 23, 1853
March 8, 1856
April 24, 1859
June 20, 1861
March 18, 1865
January 5, 1869
Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
February 9, 1912
Age 80