I have an Adam Bowman (s/o John Bowman and Mary Margaret Daniel) b. 2 JUNE 1813 in PA, d. 9 AUG 1882 in Cherry Grove Twp., Carroll Co. IL.He married Margaret Zerbe (d/o Daniel Zerbe and Maria Elizabeth Wirth) b. 13 FEB 1815 in PA, d. 10 MAY 1897.Both are buried in Brethern Cemetery, Shannon Twp.,Carroll Co. IL.Their children were:
1. John C. Bowman b. 1841, d. 25 JULY 1919 in Des Moines, IA, m. Margaret Hill.
2. Jacob Bowman b. ca. 1842.
3. Lucetta Bowman b. 18 OCT 1843, d. 3 OCT 1913.
4. Henry Bowman b. 18 JUNE 1845, d. 29 SEPT or DEC 1913, m. Emma.
5. Polly Bowman b. ca. 1847, m. (unknown) Steinmen.
6. Pheobe Bowman b. ca. FEB 1850, m. (unknown) Moore.
7. Adam D. Bowman b. 23 DEC 1851 in Northumberland Co. PA, d.10 JUNE 1934 in Centralia, Boone Co. MO, m. Mary Elizabeth Shryock.
8. George Bowman b. ca. 1855.
9. William Bowman b. ca. 1860 in IL.
Do any of the above look like your Bowmans?If so, I'd love to share info.