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COWEN, Marinda 1840 - 1921

COWEN, MONTGOMERY, COLLINS

Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 4/21/2021 at 22:16:44

"The Weekly Ledger-Journal"
Fairfield, Iowa
Thursday, June 16, 1921
Page 6, Column 4

COUNTY CORRESPONDENCE

PACKWOOD

... Mrs. S. COWEN, mother of Jas. COWEN is very ill in Fairfield. ...

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"The Fairfield Daily Ledger-Journal"
Saturday, June 18, 1921
Page 2, Column 4

COUNTY CORRESPONDENCE

PACKWOOD

... Mrs. S. COWEN, mother of Jas. COWEN is very ill in Fairfield. ...

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"The Fairfield Daily Ledger-Journal"
Monday, June 20, 1921
Front Page, Column 2

LIFE OF THE LATE MRS. S. C. COWAN (sic)

Mrs. S. C. COWEN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh MONTGOMERY, was born in Waynesburg, Pa., January 29, 1840, and was one of a family of twelve children.

In 1870 she was united in marriage to Silas C. COWEN of Waynesburg, Pa. It was in that same year that they moved to Iowa. They made their home in Fairfield for a short time, then moved to their farm near Packwood, where they lived twenty-five years. They then came back to Fairfield where the husband died August 16, 1913. Since that time Mrs. COWEN's health failed steadily. Her last illness ending in paralysis, the third stroke of which caused her death, June 16, 1921 at the home of her daughter. Mrs. COWEN was the mother of four children, two of whom survived her: Mrs. D. C. COLLINS of Fairfield and James COWEN of Packwood. During the year of her affliction she was most kindly and tenderly cared for by her children.

Mrs. COWEN was a member of the Christian church.
Funeral services were conducted from the D. C. COLLINS home, Saturday afternoon, June 18 at two-thirty o'clock by her pastor, Rev. R. H. Polly, and interment was made in Evergreen cemetery.

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"The Fairfield Daily Ledger-Journal"
Tuesday, June 21, 1921
Page 4, Column 5

CARD OF THANKS

We wish to express our deep appreciation for the many kindnesses extended to our mother, Mrs. Marinda COWEN, and ourselves during her long illness, and for the beautiful flowers sent by friends.

Mr. and Mrs. D. C. COLLINS and Family
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. COWEN and Family

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"The Fairfield Tribune"
Thursday, June 23, 1921
Page TWELVE, Column 2

DEATHS

COWEN, Mrs. Marinda--Following many years of invalidism, Mrs. Marinda COWEN died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. C. COLLINS, Thursday, June 16. Her death was hastened by a severe fall which she sustained some weeks ago.

Mrs. COWEN was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh MONTGOMERY and was born in Waynesburg, Penn., January 29, 1840, one of a family of twelve dhildren (sic). She was united in marriage to Silas C. COWEN in 1870 and the couple came to Iowa that same year. After a short residence in Fairfield they moved to Packwood, where they resided for twenty-five years, then moving again to Fairfield.

Mr. COWEN died August 16, 1913, and Mrs. COWEN suffered failing health from that time. Mrs. COWEN was the mother of four children, two of whom are living, Mrs. D. C. COLLINS of Fairfield, and James S. COWEN of Packwood. Mrs. COWEN early in life united with the Baptist church, later transferring her affiliations to the Christian church. She was greatly devoted to religious work and was an ardent worker in the church until her health failed.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Polly, of the Christian church, at the D. C. COLLINS home last Saturday. Burial was made in Evergreen cemetery.

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"The Fairfield Weekly Ledger-Journal"
Thursday, June 23, 1921
Page 2, Column 5

LIFE OF THE LATE MRS. S. C. COWAN (sic)

Mrs. S. C. COWEN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh MONTGOMERY, was born in Waynesburg, Pa., January 29, 1840, and was one of a family of twelve children.

In 1870 she was united in marriage to Silas C. COWEN of Waynesburg, Pa. It was in that same year that they moved to Iowa. They made their home in Fairfield for a short time, then moved to their farm near Packwood, where they lived twenty-five years. They then came back to Fairfield where the husband died August 16, 1913. Since that time Mrs. COWEN's health failed steadily. Her last illness ending in paralysis, the third stroke of which caused her death, June 16, 1921 at the home of her daughter. Mrs. COWEN was the mother of four children, two of whom survive her: Mrs. D. C. COLLINS of Fairfield and James COWEN of Packwood. During the year of her affliction she was most kindly and tenderly cared for by her children.

Mrs. COWEN was a member of the Christian church. Funeral services were conducted from the D. C. COLLINS home, Saturday afternoon, June 18, at two-thirty o'clock by her pastor, Rev. R. H. Polly, and interment was made in Evergreen cemetery.

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"The Fairfield Tribune"
Thursday, June 23, 1921
Page SIX, Column 5

Card of Thanks

We wish to express our deep appreciation for the many kindnesses extended to our mother, Mrs. Marinda COWEN and ourselves, during her long illness, and for the beautiful flowers sent by friends.

Mr. and Mrs. D. C. COLLINS and Family,
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. COWEN and Family.

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Note: Buried in Lot 1st.024 with husband Silas.


 

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