Washoe County, Nevada
photos taken by Holly Hart of Oxnard, California
|The Bowers Mansion is
located in Washoe Valley, on Franktown Road, 19 miles
south of Reno, on the way to Carson City. Access
Franktown Rd. from US 395; the junction is marked with a
"Bowers Mansion" sign.
A brief History of the Bowers Mansion
The gravesite sits in back of the mansion at the top of a rise. In the early 1990s, a group of Masons erected a new stone at the site. Before that time only the three individual small gravestones shown below were there.
erected by the Masons, shows the following:
Alison Orum Bowers, 1826-1923
Lemuel Sanford "Sandy" Bowers 1833-1868
Theresa Bowers, 1861-1861 "Infant Child"
Margaret Persia Bowers, 1862-1874
John Bowers, 1860-1860 "Infant Child"
|Burial site for Lemuel "Sandy" Bowers and his family
|Eilley Orrum Bowers
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Cemeteries, burials and/or this project, or about this page or
contact Gerry Perry, Nevada Tombstone Project Manager,
page was last updated August 3, 2008
Copyright © 2008 USGenWeb Tombstone Project, Gerry Perry
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