Washoe County, Nevada

All photos taken by Holly Hart of Oxnard, California
Copyright 2005


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.

This monument, 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
Lemuel Sanford "Sandy" Bowers
  Eilley Orrum Bowers
About Eilley
  Persia Bowers


For inquiries about Nevada Cemeteries, burials and/or this project, or about this page or the pictures,
Gerry Perry, Nevada Tombstone Project Manager,


This page was last updated August 3, 2008
Copyright 2008 USGenWeb Tombstone Project, Gerry Perry

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