Marma Duke Cowan

23 February 1889–13 May 1972 (Age 83)
Harrisville, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Marma Duke

When Marma Duke Cowan was born on 23 February 1889, in Harrisville, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, his father, James William Cowan, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Zickefoose, was 37. He married Iva Mytle Stull in 1913, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 13 May 1972, in Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in King Knob Cemetery, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marma Duke Cowan
1889–1972
Iva Mytle Stull
1893–1978
Marriage: 1913
Mildred Cowen
1914–1980
Charles Wesley Cowan
1918–1938
Lucille V Cowan
1922–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1913
Ritchie, West Virginia, United States
children

(3)

    Female1914–1980Female

    Charles Wesley Cowan

    Male1918–1938Male

    Lucille V Cowan

    Female1922–1924Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCowen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mormie D Cowen in household of William Cowen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marma D Cowan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marma Duke Cowan, "United States Census, 1940"

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