Minerva Cassady

11 November 1901–16 April 1994 (Age 92)
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Cassady was born on 11 November 1901, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Cassady, was 31 and her mother, Maggie Frances Houchin, was 28. She married Joseph P Cowles on 5 September 1917, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Edmonson, Kentucky, United States for about 30 years. She died on 16 April 1994, at the age of 92, and was buried in Smiths Grove, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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Joseph P Cowles
Minerva Cassady
Marriage: 5 September 1917

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5 September 1917
Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 3

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 25

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Cassidy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minerva J Cassady in household of John M Cassady, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minerva J Cowles in household of Joe P Cowles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minerva Cowles in household of Joe P Cowles, "United States Census, 1930"

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