John Cowell

1877–1953 (Age 76)
Huyton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Cowell was born in 1877, in Huyton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Cowell, was 22 and his mother, Ellen Stott, was 21. He married Catherine Grundy in 1897, in Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died in 1953, in Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

John Cowell
1877–1953
Catherine Grundy
1880–1928
Marriage: 1897
John Cowell
1900–
Richard Cowell
1902–
Alfred Cowell
1905–
William Cowell
1910–

Spouse and Children

    Male1877–1953Male

    Catherine Grundy

    Female1880–1928Female

MARRIAGE
1897
Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    John Cowell

    Male1900–Male

    Richard Cowell

    Male1902–Male

    Alfred Cowell

    Male1905–Male

    William Cowell

    Male1910–Male

Parents and Siblings

    James Cowell

    Male1855–1897Male

    Ellen Stott

    Female1856–1941Female

siblings

(8)

    Mary Ellen Cowell

    Female1875–Female

    Male1877–1953Male

    Thomas Cowell

    Male1879–Male

    Alfred Cowell

    Male1881–Male

    James Cowell

    Male1885–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 1

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
1884

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 24

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Gloucestershire called Cowhill, from Old English ‘cow’ + hyll ‘hill’.2 possibly also an Americanized form of Polish, Jewish, and Sorbian Kowal .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • John Cowell in household of James Cowell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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