Margaret Jane Shirley Bowman with James Ernest Bowman and his family

Margaret Jane Shirley Bowman with James Ernest Bowman and his family

Margaret Jane Shirley Bowman (b. 9-10-1872 in Apollo, Westmoreland Co, Pa. d. 2-15-1933 in Pa., daughter of James Fulmer Shirley (b. 10-29-1829 in Kittanning, Armstrong Co., Pa. d. 3-2-1922 in Pa. and Anna Deborah George Shirley, b. 12-30-1841 in Pa. and d. 4-25-1916 in Pa.)
Wife of George Ernest Bowman b. 4-16-1863 in England and d. 1-26-1923 in Saltsburg, Pa.

With her son, James Ernest Bowman (b. 2-21-1895 in Edri, Indiana County, Pa. d. 11-18-1986 in Alabama) and his family.

James' family is:
wife: Flora May Palmer Bowman b. 2-10-1899 in Cokeville, Indiana Co., Pa. d. 8-18-1982 in Alabama
left to right--Daughter: Margaret Emmaline Bowman, living
Son: George Ernest Bowman b. 11-01-1922 d. 9-1976 in Texas
Daughter: Clara May Bowman b. 06-13-1921 d. 5-12-2004 in Alabama

The original photo is from the collection of Flora May Palmer Bowman. This photo is in Margaret Jane Shirley Bowman's funeral book.

The Bowmans are my husband's family. I am researching the following Pennsylvania families: Bowman, Shirley, George, Palmer and Fulmer.


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I'm George Ernest Bowman Great great grandson

I am the great great grandson of George Ernest Bowman My Grandfather George William Bowman my Grandfather and his son James Arthur Bowman is my Dad. Would love more information or family stories or pictures.

george/shirley families

anna debra george is one of my relatives. my grandmother was irene shirley who married charles george. her parents were james fullmer shirley and may belle carter.

Irene Shirley

I finally figured out who you were talking about. Her name was Myrtle Irene Shirley (born in Tunnellton, Pa.) the daugther of James Ernest Shirley and I have Nellie Belle Nelson (this name could be wrong). She was the Grandaugther of James Fulmer Shirley and Anna Deborah George. She married Charles Miller George on 1-17-1929 in Wellsburg, Brooke Co., W. V.

nellie belle nelson

i would like to see if you have a photograph of nellie belle? you could email me directly [email protected] i look forward to any info available. thank you, Harry george.

p.s. do you know where charles miller george was born and any family tree in that direction? i'm looking for native americans

nellie belle?

i see there are a lot of people missing from this part of the family. charles and myrtle "irene" had many children. i heard a rumor that something happened in the family, and no one was allowed to talk to them.

Irene Shirley

Hi, My name is Walter Shirley and I am the grandson of Irene Shirley.My Father was Walter Shirley Sr.I am aware that he had 2 sisters ones name was Joyce and the others was Gladis.They are all deceased.I know that he had a brother but not sure of what his name was.My Father Walter had 5 childeren total and two step.He was married 4 times..I do have some of the Shirley information.His last wife had started to do some research and needless to say I do have some..And also some of the Atkins side as well.Inamnvery interested in getting to know about the family.Please contact me threw email if at all possible..I would really like to know about the Shirleys

myrtle irene shirley and nellie belle nelson

i would really like to find out more about nellie belle. i believe i heard this story before. the last name i heard was either carder or carter. if anyone has pictures i would love to see them

Anna Deborah George

Anna was my husband's GG Grandmother. She married James Fulmer Shirley 12-25-1860 in Pa. I do not show James marrying but one time. I also do not have an Irene Shirley in my tree. Did she have another name? When was your James Fulmer Shirley born? Mine was born 10-29-1829 in Olivet, Kittaning, Armstrong Co., Pa. and died 3-2-1922 in Pa.

My email is [email protected] in Alabama


I am related to the Shirley's,Bowmans,Palmer's,George's,Fulmer's and many more.