Henry James Cowley

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Henry James Cowley

  • Birth 18 Sep 1870 La Porte City, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 4 Sep 1962 Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Rowan, Wright County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 64565150

Also known as James Henry Cowley
Henry and Mary Penel Rowley Cowley had six children,
Alta Blanche Cowley, 1894-
Frances Ferne Cowley (Blanding) 1895-1984
George Merle Cowley, 1896-1943
(Neale C. Cowley) 1897-
Jessie Marie Cowley, (Walter Konkler), 1899-1995
Alice Mildred Cowley, (Johnson), 1902-1989

Buried in Rowan, Iowa
Known as Henry. Henry Cowley and his wife, Mary, in addition to their own five children gave a home and schooling to the motherless young son of a neighbor. The boy was Aaron Greaves who lived with them for 12 years.
Henry and Mary Cowley lived at Rowan, Iowa until 1896 when they moved to the La Porte City - Mt. Auburn area. In 1914 they moved to St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.
After he married Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, they lived in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002
about James Henry Cowley
Name: James Henry Cowley
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1870
Death Date: 4 Sep 1962
Death County: Ramsey
Mother's Maiden Name: Webster
State File Number: 030856
Certificate Number: 030856
Certificate Year: 1962
Record Number: 1510556


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  • Maintained by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
  • Originally Created by: K. Roberts
  • Added: 23 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64565150
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry James Cowley (18 Sep 1870–4 Sep 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64565150, citing Graceland Cemetery, Rowan, Wright County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dorothy Peterson Kunz (contributor 46931469) .