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BOWLING, John Travers

BOWLING, John Travers[1]

Male 1908 - 1973  (64 years)

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  • Name BOWLING, John Travers 
    Born 16 Nov 1908  Charles Town, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Education Augusta Military Academy, and University of Virginia (Class of 1931)  [2
    Obituary From Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate:

    John T. Bowling

    Funeral services will be held Friday morning, Mar 2, at 11 o'clock from St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Va, for John Travis Bowling, 64, of 807 Enderly Drive, Beverly Hill, Alexandria, formerly of Charles Town who died Wednesday morning in Alexandria Va. Hospital of cerebral thrombosis. Following the services the remains will be brought to Charles Town for graveside services at 2:30, conducted by the Rev. Roger Henshaw, rector of Zion Church where burial will be made in the family lot.

    The family requests that in lieu of floral memorials that contributions be made to the heart fund in the county.

    The deceased was born in Charles Town, a son of the late Thomas Clagett and Mary Crowle Bowling. He attended Augusta Military Academy and was graduated from the University of Virginia in the class of 1931. He was an avid fan of and contributor to the sports programs of both the University of Virginia and Virginia Military Institute.

    In 1936 he was married to the late Jane Brockenbrough Trapnell, who died five years ago in a highway accident. His wife was a niece of the late Rebecca and Jack Trapnell, of Charles Town. He had one brother, Thomas Bowling, Jr., who was killed in World War II.

    Surviving are a daughter, Elizabeth Marshall Bowling of Sunnyvale, California; a son, Thomas C. Bowling, manager of the Ivy Cemetery in Alexandria, Va.  [3
    Religion Episcopalian  [4
    Residence Feb 1973  807 Enderly Drive, Beverly Hill, Alexandria, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause of Death Stroke  [6
    Died 28 Feb 1973  Alexandria, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I1116  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2013 

    Father BOWLING, Thomas Clagett 
    Mother CROWLE, Mary Drury 
    Family ID F467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family TRAPNELL, Jane Brockenbrough,   b. 18 Feb 1913, Romney, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1967  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1936  Charlestown, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Jane Brockenbrough Trapnell - John Travers Bowling Wedding Invitation 1936
    Jane Brockenbrough Trapnell - John Travers Bowling Wedding Invitation 1936
    Mrs. William Trapnell
    announces the marriage of her daughter
    Jane Brockenbrough
    and
    Mr. John Travers Bowling
    on Monday, the first of June
    nineteen hundred and thirty six
    at Zion Church
    Charles Town, West Virginia
    Notes 
    • From History of Camp Crowle draft

      “Mother’s aunt (Rebecca M Trapnell) that lived across the street from the Bowling home, that’s how Dad met Mother” [9]
    Children 
     1. BOWLING, Elizabeth Marshall,   b. 16 May 1938, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 2010, San Jose, Santa Clara, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. BOWLING, Thomas Clagett
    Documents
    Jane Brockenbrough Trapnell - John Travers Bowling Wedding Invitation 1936
    Jane Brockenbrough Trapnell - John Travers Bowling Wedding Invitation 1936
    Mrs. William Trapnell
    announces the marriage of her daughter
    Jane Brockenbrough
    and
    Mr. John Travers Bowling
    on Monday, the first of June
    nineteen hundred and thirty six
    at Zion Church
    Charles Town, West Virginia
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Nov 1908 - Charles Town, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jun 1936 - Charlestown, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Feb 1973 - 807 Enderly Drive, Beverly Hill, Alexandria, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Feb 1973 - Alexandria, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Joseph Trapnell Descendants, Frederica Holmes Trapnell, (1964).

    2. [S586] John T Bowling, He attended Augusta Military Academy and was graduated from the University of Virginia in the class of 1931.

    3. [S586] John T Bowling.

    4. [S586] John T Bowling, Funeral services will be held Friday morning, Mar 2, at 11 o'clock from St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Va, for John Travis Bowling.

    5. [S586] John T Bowling, 807 Enderly Drive, Beverly Hill, Alexandria,.

    6. [S586] John T Bowling, John Travis Bowling, 64, of 807 Enderly Drive, Beverly Hill, Alexandria, formerly of Charles Town who died Wednesday morning in Alexandria Va. Hospital of cerebral thrombosis.

    7. [S305] Sally Trapnell Warthen Tree.

    8. [S586] John T Bowling, Funeral services will be held Friday morning, Mar 2, at 11 o'clock from St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Va, for John Travis Bowling, 64, of 807 Enderly Drive, Beverly Hill, Alexandria.

    9. [S570] History of Camp Crowle.




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