Jim's Genie Jottings

A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

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John Martin Bowen

b. 25 December 1891, d. after 27 November 1927

Family surname

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John Martin Bowen was born on 25 December 1891 in Bourke.1,2


FatherJohn Henry Bowen (b. 23 June 1853, d. 8 January 1902)
MotherAlice Clarkson Poulton (b. 23 March 1860, d. 27 November 1927)

Family life

John Martin Bowen and Elsa May Haines were married. He and Violet Frances Schweitzer were married.

Children with Elsa May Haines

SonEric Bowen+ (b. about 1915)
DaughterVeronica Bowen+ (b. 1917, d. 1978)
SonJack Bowen (b. 23 March 1923)

Children with Violet Frances Schweitzer

SonJack Bowen (b. 1927, d. 1927)
SonCecil Thomas Bowen (b. 1936, d. 1970)


John Martin Bowen died after 27 November 1927.1


  1. [S458] Death Certificate, Alice Clarkson Bowen, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1927 No 22759.
  2. [S474] Interview with Ena Ruby Murphy (Bourke), by Halvene Therese Kessey, 1983. Fleming Family History Archive (Sydney.)
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ContextBohen clan
Poulton clan
Last Edited21 August 2018