Creator

Date Original

1800-2015

Description

This collection is comprised of genealogical research compiled by Peggy Bowman along with members of the Bradley County Genealogical Society. Materials include compiled research documents, correspondence, compiled historic research, various Bowman family genealogies, discs/disks, photographs, photo albums, and Bradley County Historical Society records.

Biographical/Historical Note

On November 28, 1925, Peggy Sue Quimby was born to Selvin T. and Mary Lansdale Quimby in Hermitage, Arkansas. On August 23, 1942, she married Benjamin Felton Bowman in Bradley County, Arkansas. An interior decorator by profession, Peggy owned and operated the Highway Contract Mall in Warren, Bradley County, Arkansas. She also did extensive genealogy research, primarily focusing on her own families (Quimby, Lansdale, and Bowman) and families associated with Bradley County, Arkansas. As part of the Bradley County Genealogical Society, Peggy authored several books including the Bradley County, Arkansas–Marriage Record Index: February 18, 1840–1942, Bradley County, and Arkansas Cemetery Records. Peggy Bowman died December 8, 2015, and is buried in Hickory Springs Cemetery in Hermitage, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000741

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Peggy Bowman collection, MS.000741

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Peggy Bowman collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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