Wendall Bowman

Wendel Bauman

Wendel Bauman was one of the original Pequea settlers of 1710. (1 p179)

Leaman says (2 p32) that Wendall probably had a brother John.

In 1820 Wendall's great grandson Samuel Bowman founds the village of Bowmansville, PA. (3 p24,33)

Selected Works

o Martin Meylin and Wendall Bowman, "Re: Request to the Chester County Court of Quarter Sessions that a group of Mennonites be allowed to apply for naturalization" (On file: Archives of Chester Co., PA, 1727/8 Feb 7). Also localhost/family/pla...pubs/1728/NP/hs.html.xb


1. John L. Ruth, The Earth Is the Lord's: A Narrative History of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History) (Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 2001 Dec).

2. Ivan B. Leaman, "Pioneer John Bowman, Strasburg Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage (Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2011 Jan). John Bowman.

3. Charles D. Spotts, "The People of Bowmansville" in Community Historians Annual, Vol. 9, No. 4 (Lancaster, PA: Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary, 1970 July). Most of it is online at www.horseshoe.cc/pen...nsville/bowmanvl.htm (Accessed 2006 Jun 21).

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