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Can I get an e-mail address at such as
Yes, provides e-mail services for $12 per year. See the "" page for more information.

Can you help me find ____ Bowers?
Soon after I set up, I started to get e-mails from people just to say "Hi, I am a Bowers too!". Then over time, as the internet really started to help people network and research their family tree, I started to get e-mails asking, "Are we related" or "I lost track of ____, do you have any information on him/her?"
In order to make sure requests are seen as much as possible, I suggest people post your requests for information to the Bowers Forum. You never know what you might find! To assist with searching, I have made sure that can be indexed by major search engines so someone doing a search from anywhere on the net should be able to find your Bowers releated messages here. Good Luck with your search!

Do you have the Bowers Crest?
Look in the Bowers Forum area for messages such as Bowers Family Crests discussing crests. I will be sure to post copies of ones I get.

How common is the last name Bowers?
According to the 2000 US Census, Bowers was the 466th most common surname in the US. You can see the Frequently Occurring Surnames From Census 2000 at the Census Bureau,! Bowers is 466th and Bauer is 484th