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Henry, born January, 1882, died October 24, 1884. William E., born November, 1884, died August 8, 1889. Katie, born June 14, 1889.
Mrs. Ream is a daughter of William A. Mock, and a granddaughter of Samuel and Barbara (Emsbaugh) Mock, the former a son of David Mock. William A. Mock was the proprietor of a general store at Pavia, Bedford county. During the Civil war he enlisted in Company K, Fifty-fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, and was killed at the battle of Foster's Farm, serving at that time with the rank of sergeant. His wife was Catherine Schull, and their daughter, Nancy J., wife of Ephraim Ream, was born at Pavia, Bedford county.
WILLIAM TURNER, a well-known real estate dealer of Johnstown, was born in England, and in 1887 came to the United States. The greater part of the next ten years he spent in Philadelphia, and in 1897, on the occasion of his marriage, moved to the neighborhood of Moxham, Johnstown. He has since made his home in this vicinity and now resides on the Von Lunen homestead. His attention is given to the real estate business, in which he is somewhat extensively engaged.
ROBERT J. BOWMAN, of Johnstown, engineer for the Lorain Steel Company, was born April 10, 1870, on his father's farm in Somerset township, Somerset county, Pennsylvania, son of Jerome Bowman, and grandson of Henry Bowman, a native of Germany, who came to the United States during the first half of the nineteenth century. He settled in Somerset county, where he purchased and cultivated a tract of land. His wife bore him the following children: Emmanuel, deceased, married a Miss Cassbeer, children: Mahlon, Amanda, Sarah, Cassie, Ida, Samuel and Anna. Eli, married Mary Lohr, children: Samuel, William and Magdalene, Samuel W., Jerome, of whom later, Catharine.