Bower, John, was born in Germany, March 19, 1839. His father, Joseph Bower, came to the United States in 1843, settling near Lockport, where he was identified asa farmer and died in 1885. John Bower was educated in the common schools and in 1864 married Elizabeth, daughter of Simon Spoet, and they had seven children; Nicholas, John, Albert, Barbara, Tevera, Libbie and Louisa. In 1895 Mr. Bower bought part of the Terry estate, where he now resides.
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