Places

  • Bowie is also known as: Prince George's County / Bowie city.

  • Bowie tourist attractions include: Belair Mansion and Glen Echo Park, Maryland.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Chris Wright (basketball player), Mike Lonergan (basketball coach), Marianne Curan (comedian and actor), Brad Schumacher (swimmer), Paige Moss (actor and voice actor), and Margaret Craig (printmaker and artist).

History

The city of Bowie owes its existence to the railway. In 1853, Col. William Duckett Bowie obtained a charter from the Maryland legislature to construct a rail line into Southern Maryland. In 1869, the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad Company began the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to Southern Maryland, terminating in Pope's Creek. The area had already been dotted with small farms and large tobacco plantations in an economy based on agriculture and slavery. In 1870, Ben Plumb, a land speculator and developer, sold building lots around the railroad junction and named the settlement Huntington City. By 1872, the line was completed, together with a "spur" to Washington DC and the entire line through Southern Maryland was completed in 1873. Huntington City was renamed in honor of the son of William Duckett Bowie and his business partner, Oden Bowie, who was President of...

The official website for the city of Bowie is http://www.cityofbowie.org/.

There are currently 4 funeral home listings for the city of Bowie, Maryland.

Bowie Obituaries

It was revealed on November 11th, 2015 that Charles E Jr "CE" "Charlie" Snyder passed on in Bowie, Maryland.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles E Jr "CE" "Charlie"'s life.

It was written on September 12th, 2015 that James A Tittle perished in Bowie, Maryland.  Tittle was 65 years old and was born in Johnstown, PA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James A's life.

It was disclosed on August 13th, 2015 that Richard H Rohlfing passed away in Bowie, Maryland.  Rohlfing was 73 years old and was born in Murphysboro, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Richard H's life.

It was written on January 18th, 2015 that Tilda King (Ritman) passed on in Bowie, Maryland.  Ms. King was 88 years old and was born in Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Tilda's life.

It was disclosed on January 13th, 2015 that Robert Donald "Bobby" Sharp passed on in Bowie, Maryland.  Sharp was 76 years old and was born in Evening Shade, AR.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Donald "Bobby"'s life.

It was noted on January 13th, 2015 that Robert Donald "Bobby" Sharp passed away in Bowie, Maryland.  Sharp was 76 years old and was born in Evening Shade, AR.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert Donald "Bobby"'s life.

It was disclosed on September 12th, 2014 that Anthony "Tony" Assia died in Bowie, Maryland.  Assia was 72 years old and was born in Johnstown, PA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Anthony "Tony"'s life.

It was disclosed on November 27th, 2013 that Chad D Wriglesworth perished in Bowie, Maryland.  Wriglesworth was 37 years old and was born in Haverhill, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Chad D's life.

It was revealed on October 16th, 2013 that David E Dr Herrick passed away in Bowie, Maryland.  Herrick was 88 years old and was born in Argentine, KS.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor David E Dr's life.

It was revealed by Arizona Republic on September 8th, 2013 that Sally Kay Williamson (Kelchner) perished in Phoenix, Arizona.  Ms. Williamson was 44 years old and was born in Bowie, MD.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sally Kay's life.

All Funeral Homes in Bowie

Austin Royster Funeral Home

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Rausch Funeral Home PA

The company known today as Rausch Funeral Home, P.A. began in 1974 when John O. Rausch and his wife Myrtle purchased, expanded and built their home onto the Buchanan Funeral Home located on Mt. Harmony Lane in Owings, MD. This newly constructed...

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Beall Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Bowie, WA 98185
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Murray Areather Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Bowie, WA 98185
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Robert E Evans Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Bowie, WA 98185
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Snead Mortuary Service
5423 21st Ave Ne
Bowie, WA 98185

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Fayette Judge "Chuck" Floyd communicated the law
His funeral is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Dogwood Church in Tyrone ... and Joyce Floyd of St. Marys; a brother, Keith Floyd of Bowie, Md.; and a sister, Alicia Simmons of St. Marys.
http://www.ajc.com/news/fayette-judge-chuck-floyd-701608.html

Daughter's death inspires minister to take action
As the car turned into a shopping center off MD Route 214 in Mitchellville ... By the time he realized what had happened, we were having Erin's funeral," she said. The two teens in the other car walked away with minor injuries, she said.
http://www.gazette.net/stories/11042010/entepri103549_32539.php

Mrs. Elizabeth Matilda "Liz" Barclay Johnson
and wife, Mable, daughter, Monique Gee Brown and husband, the Rev. Peter Brown, daughter, Kenesha Hodges Monroe and husband, Tim, all of Maryland, and Kenneth Hodges ... and special goddaughter, Brittany Bowie. A public viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m ...
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sections/local/obit_detail.htm?obitID=29427

Eleanor Schoonmaker Morehouse
She is survived by three children, James of Bowie, Md., John (Linda) of Grand Rapids ... Whiting, NJ 08759. Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, Whiting, NJ, is in charge of funeral arrangements.
http://www.registerstar.com/articles/2010/11/06/obituaries/doc4cd4dc185c6a0225233276.txt

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