Ellen Evelyn Cosh

Brief Life History of Ellen Evelyn

When Ellen Evelyn Cosh was born on 21 February 1902, in Westminster Township, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, her father, Newton Cosh, was 32 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth MacEwan, was 34. She married Charles Watts Moody on 28 July 1928, in District of Columbia, United States. She lived in Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940 and Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1946. She died on 27 April 1995, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 93.

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Charles Watts Moody
Ellen Evelyn Cosh
Marriage: 28 July 1928

Sources (13)

  • Evelyn Moody, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellen Evelyn Cosh, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Ellen E Cosh, "District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950"

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Name Meaning

English (Dorset and Somerset; Isle of Wight): topographic name from Middle English cosche ‘cottage, hut, hovel’. In Essex it may be a habitational name from The Cosh in Elmdon.

Scottish (Wigtownshire): from Mac Coise, see McCosh .

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

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