Mary Josephine Cowles

19 July 1843–
Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary Josephine

When Mary Josephine Cowles was born on 19 July 1843, in Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Cowles Jr, was 43 and her mother, Florilla Thayer, was 38. She married Almon Foster Bisbee on 4 July 1865, in Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Westhampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Almon Foster Bisbee
1846–
Mary Josephine Cowles
1843–
Marriage: 4 July 1865
Willie Bramus Bisbee
1866–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 July 1865
Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(1)

    Willie Bramus Bisbee

    Male1866–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Cole .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Cowle in household of Samuel Cowle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Josephine Cowles, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Mary I. Cowles, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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