Lucy Agnes Morley

19 May 1864–26 March 1908 (Age 43)
Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lucy Agnes

When Lucy Agnes Morley was born on 19 May 1864, in Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States, her father, Alfred Charles Morley, was 58 and her mother, Eliza Knight, was 45. She married Ulysses Grant Cowles on 22 September 1892, in Holly, Oakland, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 26 March 1908, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Mentor, Lake, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ulysses Grant Cowles
Lucy Agnes Morley
Marriage: 22 September 1892
Francis Cowles
Florence Cowles
Frances E. Cowles

Spouse and Children

22 September 1892
Holly, Oakland, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1866 · Cleveland Police Department Established

Age 2

The Cleveland Police Department was created under the Metropolitan Police Act by the Ohio General Assembly. It was headed by a board of police commissioners tasked with the job of appointing a superintendent and officers. The department had become more innovated, starting with adopting the callbox system, using police wagons, and forming mounted units. In 1903, the department was handed over to the city to fund and control it.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 12

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places called Morley (for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, County Durham, Norfolk, and West Yorkshire), or Moreleigh in Devon, all of which are named from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of French Morlet, a nickname from a diminutive of Old French mor ‘brown’, ‘dark’ (from Latin Maurus ‘Moor’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Agnes L Cowles in household of Grant C Cowles, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Aggie L Marley in household of Alfred Marley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Agnes Morley in household of Alfred Morley, "United States Census, 1870"

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