Was born in Frederick county, Maryland, November 15, 1818, and came with his father, Christian Bowerice, to Orange township, Richland (now Ashland) county, in 1829. He removed to Troy Township in 1845. He married Eva Stober, daughter of Jacob Stober, of Clearcreek. Christian Bowerice, his father, also settled in Troy, and deceased September 3, 1866, aged seventy-three years. Mrs. Bowerice died in October 1869, aged seventy-two years. George W. is their only son. His family consists of six boys and three girls. Mr. Bowerice is an intelligent farmer, and may be regarded as one of the pioneers of Troy.