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Isabelle Woodman Gowen
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1904
Windham Center
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1992
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

Isabelle {Age 6} is recorded on the 1910 census at Windham, Cumberland, Maine
dwelling in the household of her parents.

Isabelle devoted considerable time and help
in completing the Westbrook's branch
of the 'Gowen Family Genealogy' by continuing with the work done by Edna Marion (Nye).

MAINE TELEGRAM - 16 February 1992:
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Isabelle W. Gowen, age 87 years, of 907
Duck Pond Road, died Friday at a Portland retirement home after a brief illness.
She attended Windham schools where she received a degree in home economics from
the Farmington Normal School.
In early years, she was a custodian at the Highland Lake Grade School, and was a substitute teacher at the Brick Grammar School at Pride's Corner.
She was a director of the Westbrook School Lunch Program from its inception in 1950 until retiring in 1974. She was also a dietitian and manager of food service for the Westbrook Community Hospital from its opening until her retirement in 1976.
She was an excellent cook, and sold home baked beans, doughnuts and bread from her home to people traveling Duck Pond Road to their camps.
She was a leader of the Highland Lake Victory Workers 4-H Club; a former member of the Cumberland County Extension service; a 60-year member of the Evangeline Chapter, O.E.S., of Windham and served as matron in 1942.
For 66 years, she was a member of the Highland Lake Grange and served as ceres, flora, lecture, and, was a gleaner in the fourth degree.
She was a member of the Highland Lake Congregational Church, serving as church clerk for 49 years; was superintendent of the Sunday School for 25 years; was a member of the church council and guild, and was presently historian of the church.
Interment in Highland Lake Cemetery.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Nash Woodman (1871 - 1943)
  Alice Sarah Cobb Woodman (1876 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry James Gowen (1897 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ernest Clifton Woodman (1889 - 1969)*
  James Woodman (1898 - 1898)*
  Isabelle Woodman Gowen (1904 - 1992)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HENRY J. GOWEN
January 22, 1897 - June 22, 1987
his wife
ISABELLE WOODMAN GOWEN
February 25, 1904 - February 14, 1992
 
Burial:
Highland Lake Cemetery
Westbrook
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Plot: Lot 46 B
 
Maintained by: Ralph Gowen
Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59774272
Isabelle <i>Woodman</i> Gowen
Added by: Peter Morgan
 
Isabelle <i>Woodman</i> Gowen
Added by: Peter Morgan
 
Isabelle <i>Woodman</i> Gowen
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