Roxanna Catherine "Roxie" Arnold

10 September 1868–31 August 1957 (Age 88)
Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Roxanna Catherine "Roxie"

When Roxanna Catherine "Roxie" Arnold was born on 10 September 1868, in Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Peter Arnold Corp, was 32 and her mother, Sarah E Kauffman, was 42. She married William E Cowden on 27 March 1892. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Granville, Granville Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 31 August 1957, in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States.

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William E Cowden
Roxanna Catherine "Roxie" Arnold
Marriage: 27 March 1892
Evelyn Irene Cowden
W Ellowyn Cowden

Spouse and Children

27 March 1892


    Evelyn Irene Cowden


    W Ellowyn Cowden


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 9

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 25

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roxie C Cowden in household of William E Cowden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roxy Cowden in household of William E Cowden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roxie Cowden in household of William E Cowden, "United States Census, 1910"

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