Eleanor Caroline Curtis

11 August 1844–10 April 1931 (Age 86)
Bethnal Green, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eleanor Caroline

When Eleanor Caroline Curtis was born on 11 August 1844, in Bethnal Green, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Hewson Curtis, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Morrell, was 29. She married Charles Ceasar Cowley on 25 February 1864, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1860 and lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 10 April 1931, in Venice, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ceasar Cowley
1834–1905
Eleanor Caroline Curtis
1844–1931
Marriage: 25 February 1864
Eleanor Sarah Cowley
1864–1927
Anna Mariah Cowley
1866–1866
Charles Henry Cowley
1867–1884
Joseph William "Curtis" Cowley
1869–1942
Edwin James Cowley Sr
1872–1898
Ephraim Albert Cowley
1874–1922
Fannie Louise Cowley
1876–1896
Angus Arthur Cowley
1878–1906
Moses Cowley
1880–1880
Luella Cowley
1882–1882
Benjamin Franklin Cowley
1883–1913
David Curtis Cowley
1885–1964
Israel Abner Cowley
1889–1970

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 February 1864Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

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    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 15
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 23
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a refined person, sometimes perhaps given ironically, from Middle English, Old French courteis, courtois, curtis ‘courtly, refined, urbane’ (derivative of Old French court; see Court 1).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Curtiss
    Curtice
    Court

    Story Highlight

    ELEANOR CAROLINE CURTIS COWLEY

    Written by Eleanor Sarah Cowley Wall Eleanor Curtis Cowley was born in London, England August 11, 1844, a daughter of Joseph Usion and Sarah Morrell Curtis. When Mother was about 14 years of age her …

    Sources (38)

    • Elliner Cowley in household of Iseral A Cowley, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Eleanor Curtis in entry for David Curtis Cowley and Amy Leola Nielsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Sarah E. Curtis in entry for Sarah Elnor Wall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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