I have 3 marriages for John but only info for wives #1&2.
John BOWERS, b 6 Jul 1807, MD; d 2 Sep 1874, Prairie Green Twp., Iroquois, IL
m 23 Apr 1829, Stark co., OH
Wife #1 was Margaret "Peggy" GROGG, b Stark Co., OH; d 28 Aug 1851, Miami Co., IN; dau of John GROGG & Esther SNYDER
1) John Henry, b 10 Feb 1844, Miami Co., IN; d 20 Mar 1912, Keokuk Co., IA; m Clarissa DAVIS MURDOCK
5) Charity, b Stark Co., OH; m in 1854 in Cedar Co., IA to John A. COMSTOCK
John BOWERS m 20 Mar 1853 to wife #2, Phobe SUDER/SUDSER
3) Stephen Albert
Wife #3 MIGHT have been Evaline ---, b 1821, NY, d 1864; no children.
I have a note that says John was born in MD, migrated to Stark Co., OH with his parents when just a baby, went to Miami Co., IN then to Cedar Co., IA and finally to Iroquois, IL.
I am descendant from Catherine BOWERS who married Henry WERSTLER. I have searched for Catherine's parents and siblings for years and still have found nothing.