Pioneers Of Historic Bramwell - Artifact

Valise of W. Harry Bowen - Bramwell Pioneer


 

This clothing valise was once the property of W. HARRY BOWEN (1860 - 1942) He was President of Booth - Bowen Coal & Coke Co. Harry Bowen was one of the founders of the Pocahontas Fuel Company. The Bowen families listed below were pioneers of Historic Bramwell, West Virginia. Mr. Bowen's valese is now ( July 2001 ) for sell Gerry Hoots ( http://www.oldtrunks.com/ ) who acquired the valise in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Each of these three families played important rolls in the history of Historic Bramwell and are amoung the most influential Bramwell founders and pioneers.

JONATHAN P. BOWEN (1830 - 1902) Co-founder of Booth - Bowen Coal & Coke Co. ( Wife - Hanna Evans Bowen )

W. HARRY BOWEN (1860 - 1942) President of Booth - Bowen Coal & Coke Co. ( Wife - Harriet Hopkinson Bowen )

JOSEPH H. BOWEN (1887 - 1966) Chaiman - Pocahontas Fuel Co. ( Wife - Elizabeth Prichard Bowen )

THE JOSEPH BOWEN FAMILY

BOOTH-BOWEN COMPANY STORE

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