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Seth Cowgill, son of William and Elizabeth (Foulds) Cowgill, b 1868, Saltaire, m 3 Apr 1893, Bradford, Mary Sugden, b 1870, Bradford, d 1946. Seth and family emigrated to the US in 1904/1905 on the "Ivernia" and "Cymric". Seth listed as a fish and potato fryer in Bradford in 1901; he was a textile mill worker in Lowell, MA. Both bur Westlawn Cem., Lowell. See Robert Cowgill's page for Seth's forbears.

Children: known are (two d bef 1900) - George, Anna, Emily, Elizabeth, Wilfred


1 George Cowgill b 18 Sep 1893, Bradford, d 1962, m 30 May 1914, Nashua, NH (registered in Lowell, MA), Mary Helen Feehan, b Jul 1892, Canada, d 1960, dau of Patrick and Jane Feehan. Emigrated 1906 (1920 census). George was a cotton mill electrician in Lowell. Both bur St Patrick Cem., Lowell, MA.

Children: known are –Wilbur, Herbert, Francis, Thomas Gerald, Phyllis


1 Wilbur J. Cowgill b 9 Dec 1914, MA, d May 1968, m Elena Rossi, b 22 Jan 1924, Italy, d 22 Aug 2009. Wilbur was a veteran of World War II.

Children: known are - George, Gerald, Rita, Michael, Mary Ellen


2 George Herbert Cowgill b 29 Aug 1916, MA, d 1 Nov 1989, m Isabella A. Tully, b 11 Jul 1918, d 19 Jan 2001. George, a CG2, was a veteran of World War II, bur in the veteran’s section of the Lowell Cem. Last address Hudson, Hillsborough Co., NH. Family?


3 Francis Clifford Cowgill b 29 Dec 1917, MA, d 24 May 2004, m 1941, Della Rita Santos, dau of Francisco J. and Maria C. (Correia) Santos. Lived in Derry, NH.

   Child: known is (others?) - one (Living)


4 Thomas Gerald Cowgill b 29 Nov 1919, MA, d 30 Oct 2001, m Rita M. Thibeault; div. Gerald was a lifelong resident of Lowell, MA; he served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict, discharged as a radarman second class.

   Children: known are (order uncertain) – Geraldine, Nancy, Marylou, Thomas


5 Phyllis Cowgill b 10 Feb 1922, MA, d 18 Jan 1989, m Harry Levendusky.


2 Anna Cowgill b 1895, Bradford, d 15 Jan 1990, m 13 Apr 1920, Lowell, MA, Franklin R. Williams.


4 Elizabeth Cowgill b 1899, Bradford, 


5 Wilfred Cowgill b 25 Aug 1903, Bradford, d Jul 1981, m 21 Feb 1929, Hudson Co., NH, Mabel Ina Ford, b 1905, NH, d 1969. Lived in Nashua, Hillsborough Co., NH.

Children: known are – Rose, Betty, Eleanor, Ruth


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George Henry Cowgill, son of Sarah Ann Cowgill and (presumed) Wilfred Preston, b 5 Jun 1887, Earby, d 25 Nov 1960, m 14 Jun 1910, Earby, Clara Nutter, b 23 Jul 1884, England, d 3 May 1952, dau of George Nutter. George is listed on the 1920 to 1940 censuses in Wayne Co., MI. He and Clara arrived Nova Scotia 1 Dec 1910 aboard the “Victorian”; they immigrated to the US in 1914. He claimed on his World War I registration (Jun 1917) to be supporting his father (not named, and not with him on the 1920 census). On the 1940 census George is shown with a son Richard b ca 1916, OH, daughter-in-law Violet (as Voilet), and son (must be mistake for grandson) George age 1, b MI. Who was he? George Henry is a distant cousin of Seth Cowgill (both are descendents of the Joseph Cowgill bapt 22 Jul 1722), so his forbears are also on Robert Cowgill's page.

Children: known are – Dorothy, Edna, Elsie, Clara, Marie


1 Dorothy Preston Cowgill b 16 May 1911, Ontario, Canada


2 Edna Mary Cowgill b 18 Jul 1912, Ontario, Canada


3 Elsie Cowgill b ca 1913, Canada (listed with the family on their US immigration records), d early?


4 Clara Cowgill b 22 Feb 1915, MI, d 8 May 1916.


5 Violet Marie Cowgill b 27 Apr 1917, MI, d 27 Sep 1998, m(1) 12 Oct 1935, Wood Co., OH, Edward Cooper, b ca 1912; m(2) 12 Jul 1938, Steuben Co., IN, Richard Frederick Kilander, b 24 Aug 1914, OH.


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Richard Cowgill, son of Levi and Ann (Berry) Cowgill, b 20 Jan 1869, d 1930s, m 1889, Burnley Civil District, Elizabeth Henwood, b 17 Sep 1867, St Ives, Cornwall, dau of James and Mary Jane Henwood. Richard and Elizabeth emigrated to the US in 1893 (naturalized 29 Oct 1901). He was a textile mill worker in Pawtucket, Providence, and later (1920) in Avon, MA. Richard is a (very distant) cousin of Seth Cowgill (both are descendents of William Cowgill of Thornton in Craven, bur 7 Nov 1734), so his forbears are also on Robert Cowgill's page.

Children: known are - Jane, William, Ethel, Richard, Lena, Henry, James, John, Walter


1 Jane “Jennie” A. Cowgill b Oct 1890, Nelson, Lancashire


2 William Cowgill b 25 May 1894, RI, d 1961, m May Caroline MacKinnon, b 21 Dec 1893, Canada, d 8 Dec 1996, dau of James T. and Matilda (Stewart) MacKinnon. Lived Onset, Plymouth Co., MA.

Children: known are – Howard, Ethel, Russell, Edward, Phyllis


1 Howard William (also as William Howard) Cowgill b 29 Sep 1914, RI, d 12 Dec 2008, m 22 Oct 1937, Cranston, RI, Augusta Louise (Bunnie) Brown, b 31 Mar 1916, RI, d 28 May 2013, dau of Clarence Harrison and Elizabeth (Myers) Brown. A weaver in West Warwick, RI, in 1940; in Panama City Beach, FL in 1996.

Children: known are - Howard, David, unk


2 Ethel M. Cowgill b 1916, RI, m ____ Jacobson.


3 Russell James Cowgill b 12 Dec 1919, MA, d 25 Oct 2001, m Ruth Mae Snow, b 11 Oct 1920, MA, d 13 Sep 2009. Last address Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.

   Children: known are - James, William, Robert, Kenneth


4 Edward L. Cowgill. Edward is a veteran of World War II.

Children: known are - four (Living)


5 Phyllis Arlene Cowgill b 1928, MA, m 18 May 1951, Los Angeles, Harry Earle Hester III, b ca 1929, CA.


3 Ethel Cowgill b 18 Aug 1897, d 3 Mar 1898. Bur Moshassuck Cem.


4 Richard Cowgill b 1 Aug 1899, RI, d 2 Mar 1976, m 14 Jun 1919, East Providence, RI, Alice Irene Burrows, b ca 1897, RI, d 24 Jan 1970. Lived in East Providence, then (ca 1919) Brockton, Plymouth Co., MA.

Children: known are – Irene, William, Burton


1 Irene E. Cowgill b 29 Dec 1920, MA, d 11 Jan 2004, m Dr. Byron R. Ford.


2 William R. “Bill” Cowgill b 31 May 1922, RI, d 12 Sep 2003, North Ft Myers, FL, m(1) Doris Corcoran, b 23 Oct 1922, d 6 Feb 1991; m(2) 20 Sep 1991, Weatherford, CT, as her 2nd husband, Jeanne (Ouellette) Loranger, d 12 Oct 2013, age 87. Bill was a veteran of the US Navy, serving in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He worked for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft for over 30 years; he moved to FL in 1991.

Child: known is - Beverly


3 Burton O. Cowgill b 22 Apr 1927, RI, d 25 Dec 1996, m Sandra Lee Robertson, b 9 Oct 1938, NJ, d 6 Oct 2001. Lived Marshfield, Plymouth Co., MA. After serving in the US Army during World War II, Burton earned a bachelor's degree at Boston University and a master's degree at the University of Oregon; later was director of music education for the Marshfield and Winchester public schools.

Children: known are - two (Living)


5 Lena Cowgill b 21 Nov 1900, Pawtucket, RI, m Wilbur Stapler, b ca 1896, ME.


6 Henry Cowgill b 18 Nov 1902, MA, d 15 Jan 1961, m 6 Oct 1919, RI, Lillian Eleanor Fredette, b 10 Jan 1897, NY, d 9 Mar 1983. Lived East Providence, RI.

Children: known are – Dorothy, Robert


1 Dorothy M. Cowgill b 3 Dec 1920, RI


2 Robert Henry Cowgill b 10 Jul 1926, RI, d 15 (CA death cert has 29) Nov 1990, m(1) 25 Nov 1950, Los Angeles, Priscilla Standish Allen, b 1929; div Mar 1974 and 3 Sep 1980 (Priscilla remarried ____ Thomas); m(2) 5 Sep 1980, Los Angeles, Edeltrau Franzini (also as Bruser), b 3 Nov 1944, d 28 Oct 1985; m(3) Darlene Goth Neuman, b 1 Sep 1966. Robert lived Huntington Beach, CA, a real-estate developer. Apparently (need support for this) a veteran of World War II (shown as being in the US Navy in 1946).

Children: known are – Sara, Bruce, Robert, Deborah


7 James F. Cowgill b 11 Jun 1904, RI, d 27 Feb 1970, m Mary Purcell, b 1912, MA, d 3 Feb 2012. Lived East Providence and Randolph, MA (with brother Henry in 1930).

   Children: known are - Donald, Barbara, Richard, Janet


8 John E. Cowgill b 17 Feb 1907, RI, d 26 Sep 1983, m Alta Mabel Coe, b 14 Oct 1908, d 20 Sep 2003. Lived Stoughton, Norfolk Co., MA.

   Children: known are - John, Francis, Betty, James


1 John E. Cowgill b 20 Mar 1930, MA, d 21 Apr 2001, m Mary Kucinskas, b 8 Jul 1936, d 11 Feb 2013. Lived Stoughton.

    Child: known is - Lorraine


9 Walter H. Cowgill b Sep 1908, RI, d 1977, m Hazel E. Brown, b 7 Apr 1901, NH, d 16 Mar 1988. Lived Brockton, Plymouth Co., MA (with parents in 1930).

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