Katie Phila Cowdery

Brief Life History of Katie Phila

When Katie Phila Cowdery was born on 17 October 1880, in Montgomery, Illinois, United States, her father, Albert Ransom Cowdery, was 38 and her mother, Julia Phidora Hawkins, was 44. She married Purley Lewis Reeder on 14 November 1903, in Virden, Macoupin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Virden, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 16 April 1952, in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Virden City Cemetery, Virden Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Purley Lewis Reeder
Katie Phila Cowdery
Marriage: 14 November 1903
John Cowdery Reeder
Geraldine Reeder
Infant Reeder
Infant Reeder
Hallie V Reeder

Sources (10)

  • Kate P Cowdrey in household of Albert R Cowdrey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Kathryn P. Cowdery - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Kathryn P. Cowdery
  • Kate Cowdery Reader, "Find A Grave Index"

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1885 · The First Skyscraper

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Cowdrey .

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

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