Susannah Matilda Cowell

12 February 1855–15 February 1955 (Age 100)
Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Susannah Matilda

When Susannah Matilda Cowell was born on 12 February 1855, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, James William Cowell, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Todd, was 23. She married Edward Alexander Huish on 6 April 1871, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to New York, United States in 1860 and lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and World for about 36 years. She died on 15 February 1955, in Spring Lake, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Alexander Huish
Susannah Matilda Cowell
Marriage: 6 April 1871
Etta Matilda Huish
Albert Edward Huish
William Claude Huish Sr.
Fanny Viola Huish
Cecil Effie Huish
Joseph Raymond Huish
Henry Leon Huish
Mary Helen Huish
Lenora V Huish

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1871Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 4
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Manx: shortened form of McCawell, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’ (literally ‘battle chief’). Compare Caulfield . Alternatively, a shortened form of Gaelic Mac (Giolla) Comhghaill ‘son of (the devotee of) Saint Comhghal’. Compare Cool .Irish: shortened form of McCool .English: habitational name from any of the places in Lancashire and Gloucestershire called Cowhill, from Old English ‘cow’ + hyll ‘hill’, or from Cowleigh Park in Worcestershire. The modern pronunciation rhymes with trowell.

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

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    Susannah Matilda Cowell

    Susannah Matilda Cowell - 12 February 1855 - 15 February 1955 Susannah Matilda Cowell, known as "Tillie" was born 12 February 1855 in Colchester, Essex, England the daughter of Mary Ann T …

    Sources (33)

    • Susanna Matilda Huish, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Matilda Cowells in entry for B Claud Perry Or Peery and Cecil E Spainhower, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Todd in entry for William Claude Huish, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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