Francis William Cowing

8 November 1854–1936 (Age 81)
Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Francis William

When Francis William Cowing was born on 8 November 1854, in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Francis Howland Cowing, was 40 and his mother, Sabrina B. Nash, was 35. He married Cora Evaline Field on 8 November 1875, in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died in 1936, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis William Cowing
1854–1936
Cora Evaline Field
1857–1926
Marriage: 8 November 1875
William Francis Cowing
1876–
Fannie Evelin Cowen
1877–1883
Freddie Field Cowing
1879–1879
Wallace Dexter Cowing
1881–1962
Jennie Bicknell Cowing
1882–1959
Annie Louise Cowing
1884–1885
Blanche Williams Cowing
1888–1977
Annie Bates Cowing
1889–1974
Helen Wilder Cowing
1891–1944
Cornelius Howard Cowing
1893–1893
Joshua Bates Cowing
1894–1951
Francis Howland Cowing
1896–1897
Cora Frances Cowing
1901–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1875
Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(13)

    William Francis Cowing

    Male1876–Male

    Fannie Evelin Cowen

    Female1877–1883Female

    Freddie Field Cowing

    Male1879–1879Male

    Male1881–1962Male

    Female1882–1959Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Howland Cowing

    Male1814–1905Male

    Sabrina B. Nash

    Female1819–1893Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 9

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 22

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of Scottish Cowin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frank W Cowing in household of Francis H Cowing, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Francis W Cowing, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis N Cowing in household of Francis H Cowing, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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