- Birth Date
- 12 September 1841
- Death Date
- 20 September 1922
John sailed on the ship the "John J. Boyd" in 1862.
- Age at Departure: 20
- 1870 Utah Census, Tooele County.
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "John Bowen, a Pioneer is Called in Death," The Tooele Transcript , 22 Sep. 1922, 1.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886 Ledger C, p. 173.
- Utah Death Certificates.
- Young, Joseph W., "Report of the Immigration," Deseret News, 17 September 1862, 93.