Nettie Elizabeth Cowand

14 August 1918–25 January 1996 (Age 77)
Merry Hill, Bertie, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nettie Elizabeth

When Nettie Elizabeth Cowand was born on 14 August 1918, in Merry Hill, Bertie, North Carolina, United States, her father, Starkey Valentine Cowand, was 30 and her mother, Nettie Patterson Jernigan, was 23. She married Everett Cyril Bartlett on 1 August 1942, in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 25 January 1996, in Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Everett Cyril Bartlett
Nettie Elizabeth Cowand
Marriage: 1 August 1942
Robert Starkie Bartlett
Patricia Ann Bartlett
Everett Cyril Bartlett

Spouse and Children

1 August 1942
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Henry Allen Cowand



    Audrey Alice Cowand



    Virgie Cowand


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Kozandt, of unexplained origin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nettie Coward in household of Starkey V Coward, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nettie E Cowand in household of Starkey V Cowand, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nettie Elizabeth Cowand, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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