Carrie E. <I>Sumner</I> Cowan

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Carrie E. Sumner Cowan

Crawfordsville Journal-Review

November 29, 1918 (Page 1:4)

Short Illness Proves Fatal to Mrs. Water Cowan

Prominent Young Woman of Waynetown Died Thanksgiving Day ---

Influenza Terminated in Poison

Special to the Journal.

Waynetown, Nov. 29 --- Mrs. Walter Cowan, died Thanksgiving day from an illness due to influenza, that terminated in toxine poison. Mrs. Cowan was formerly Miss Carrie Sumner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Sumner, of this place. She was twenty-seven years old at her death. On July 2, 1916 she was married to Prof. Walter Cowan.

Mrs. Cowan was a member of the First Christian church and was prominent in all its activities. She was a muscian of rare ability and was graduated from the Waynetown high school and the Indianapolis Conservatory of Music. The deceased was one of Waynetown's best known and loved young women . She is survived by her husband, her parents, two brothers, Arnet of this place and Fern of Hartford City and many relatives.

Funeral arrangements have not been definitely made but services will be held sometime Sunday.


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  • Created by: Jeannine (Booton) Hall
  • Added: 12 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28225461
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carrie E. Sumner Cowan (1891–1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28225461, citing Waynetown Masonic Cemetery, Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jeannine (Booton) Hall (contributor 46842521) .