The Old Homestead

History of the Bowers
and allied families

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God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

- Romans 5:8


Following are some of my earliest ancestors in these lines:
+ Diel Bauer emigrated from Germany to Pennsylvania around 1750.
+ Andreas Neu immigrated from Leistadt, Germany, to New Jersey in 1733 and later moved to Pennsylvania.
+ Christian Price and his son Nicholas emigrated from Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, to Hancock County, Ohio, in the 1830s.
+ James B. McDaniel was born in Delaware in 1802 and migrated to Wayne County, Ohio, and later Wyandot County, Ohio.
Other families in my ancestry include: Moyer, Bellas, Lesnett, Potter, Hartzel, Stamm, Piersol, Stilly, Custard, Graff, Gerwig, McDonald and Erb in Beaver and Butler counties in Pennsylvania; Beagle, Dove, Frederick, Tracy, Tracht and Warner in Hancock and Wyandot counties in Ohio; and the Scandinavian families of Fries and Kvarnberg.

Brian Bowers