Ardell Atwood Cowan

23 October 1863–7 March 1959 (Age 95)
Lisbon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Ardell Atwood

When Ardell Atwood Cowan was born on 23 October 1863, in Lisbon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Arthur Cowan, was 21 and her mother, Mary Jane Atwood, was 16. She married Daniel James Daley on 8 May 1886, in Lancaster, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lancaster, Coos, New Hampshire, United States in 1880 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. She died on 7 March 1959, in Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 95.

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Daniel James Daley
Ardell Atwood Cowan
Marriage: 8 May 1886
Helen Jane Daley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1886Lancaster, Coos, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · The Assassination of a President
    Age 2
    While attending the play "Our American Cousin" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 27
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Manx: shortened form of McOwen and McKeown . See also McEwen .Sottish and Manx: from a shortened form of Irish Ó Comhdhain and Mac Comhdhain ‘descendant or son of Comhdan’ or Gaelic Mac Comhghain ‘son of Comhghan (‘the twin’). Pronounced to rhyme with Owen, the name sometimes appears as Coan and Cohen in Down, and has been used interchangeably with Irish Coyne in Connacht and McIlhone in Tyrone. In the Isle of Man the name is pronounced /'kauən/ (with Cow- as in English cow).Scottish and Manx: sometimes a variant of Colquhoun , pronounced Cohoon in Scotland and Cahoon in Ulster.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Addella Cowing in entry for Daley, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Ardell A Daley, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ardell Atwood Cowan, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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