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Mary Jane Cowell Johnson
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1841, England
Death: Jun. 17, 1926
Paynesville
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA

Mary Jane is the eldest daughter of William Rose Cowell and Ann Chafer. She was born in Sculcoates, Yorkshire East Riding, England. Her parents, having come to the US previously, her mother returned for her while pregnant with Ocean Ann. She traveled to the US with her mother in 1854 and was on the ship when Ocean Ann was born.

At the age of 15 she was married to Isac Johnson on Feb 25, 1857 in Hampstead, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. The Cowell family moved from New Hampshire to Iowa between 1860-1870 and Mary Jane and her husband followed, they lived in Franklin township, Iowa. In 1885 Mary Jane & Isac appear in the Minnesota state census in Paynesville and reside in the area until their deaths. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Rose Cowell (1815 - 1892)
  Ann C Chafer Cowell (1819 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Isaac Davis Johnson (1831 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Charles W Johnson (1858 - 1937)*
  Vina Ann Johnson Rose (1860 - 1943)*
  Wallace H Johnson (1864 - 1949)*
  Homer J Johnson (1868 - 1888)*
  William A Johnson (1871 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Cowell Johnson (1841 - 1926)
  Frank William Cowell (1851 - 1942)*
  Ocean Ann Cowell Lukenbill (1854 - 1915)*
  Thomas James Cowell (1856 - 1951)*
  Rose Ella Cowell Younger (1859 - 1956)*
  Samuel Chaffer Cowell (1865 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Paynesville Cemetery
Paynesville
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Erin
Record added: Jan 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103084352
Mary Jane <i>Cowell</i> Johnson
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Mary Jane <i>Cowell</i> Johnson
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 Added: Jan. 4, 2013
 
 
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