Carrie M. Cogswell

9 December 1864–9 January 1943 (Age 78)
Palmyra, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life of Carrie M.

When Carrie M. Cogswell was born on 9 December 1864, in Palmyra, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, United States, her father, Merritt H. Cogswell, was 28 and her mother, Mary Almy, was 25. She married Adad K Brown on 16 December 1883, in Blissfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Deerfield, Deerfield Township, Lenawee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900. She died on 9 January 1943, in Blissfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Blissfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adad K Brown
Carrie M. Cogswell
Marriage: 16 December 1883
Winifred Cogswell Brown
Mayte Alma Brown
Grace Lorena Brown
Hazel B Brown
Merritt Leverne Brown
Burton C Brown

Spouse and Children

16 December 1883
Blissfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Wellington Cogswell



    Anna M Cogswell


    Grace A. Cogswell


    Leverne M Cogswell


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 15

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Great and Little Coxwell in Oxfordshire, named with an Old English personal name Cocc + Old English wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. 2. variant of Coggeshall .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna M Cagswell in household of M H Cagswell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carrie M Brown in household of Adad K Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carrie Cogswell in household of Merritt Cogswell, "United States Census, 1870"

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