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 James Joseph Cowley

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James Joseph Cowley

Birth
New York, USA
Death 21 May 1959 (aged 84)
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Maplewood, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Block 29,Part 1, grave 154
Memorial ID 5016553 View Source
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James Joseph Cowley was born in New York to Stephen Cowley and Bridget Agnes Moore Cowley, in 1875, the tombstone indicates 1878. He moved to Madelia, Watonwan County, Minnesota with his parents and then to St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota and remained there the rest of his life. Family stories say that his family wanted him to be a priest, but he did not feel the same. His father was with General Custer's Army and the other family members lived in Larimore, North Dakota where his father died when he was young. His mother died in Great Falls, Montana.

James married Lorraine Myrtle Monroe and they had 4 children; Harold, James, Francis and Carl, all lived in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the brother of Stephen Joseph Cowley of Great Falls, Montana, Michael Joseph Cowley who lived in the Dakotas and California, Ambrose Cowley who died as an infant, and Sadie Cowley of Great Falls, Montana.


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  • Maintained by: cathy w
  • Originally Created by: Diane Erickson
  • Added: 3 Jul 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5016553
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/5016553/james-joseph-cowley : accessed ), memorial page for James Joseph Cowley (4 Mar 1875–21 May 1959), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5016553, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Maplewood, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by cathy w (contributor 47412812) .