Bowden, John, (2)
Bowden, John, (2), an Irish Methodist preacher, was born at Cootehill in December, 1853. He was converted at thirteen, under the Rev. R. Hewitt, and began at that early age a career of usefulness in Methodism. With rare maturity of judgment, he became a class leader and local preacher, and in 1871, at the age of nineteen, entered the itinerant ministry of the Primitive Wesleyans. He died at Belfast, Feb. 7, 1880.