Minnie Lee Cowan

1 July 1895–22 November 1976 (Age 81)
Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Minnie Lee

When Minnie Lee Cowan was born on 1 July 1895, her father, James M. Cowan, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth (Bettie) Braden, was 34. She married Aaron Valentine McBroom on 3 November 1912, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 22 November 1976, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Marys Chapel Cemetery, Ripley, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States.

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Aaron Valentine McBroom
Minnie Lee Cowan
Marriage: 3 November 1912
Altie Lucille McBroom
Infant Daughter McBroom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1912Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 3
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    Age 22
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: reduced form of McCowen .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Minnie L in household of James, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Minnie Mack in household of Brown Mack, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Minnie Mcbroom in household of Aron C Mcbroom, "United States Census, 1940"

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