Mary Louise Cogan

1878–30 June 1971 (Age 93)
New York, United States

The Life of Mary Louise

When Mary Louise Cogan was born in 1878, in New York, United States, her father, William Cogan, was 28 and her mother, Virginia Ansley, was 27. She lived in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States in 1935 and Rockville Centre, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States in 1940. In 1930, at the age of 52, her occupation is listed as teacher, public school. She died on 30 June 1971, at the age of 93, and was buried in Kings, New York, United States.

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William Cogan
Virginia Ansley
Virginia Ansley Cogan
Mary Louise Cogan
William Harold Cogan

Parents and Siblings

    William Cogan


    Virginia Ansley




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 25

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Jewish (from Ukraine) Kogan, from the Russian pronunciation of Cohen .2 Irish (of Welsh origin): habitational name from an area near Cardiff, which may have been named with a Welsh word meaning ‘bowl’, ‘depression’. There is evidence of a family named de Cogan in the 12th century, and by the 13th century the name was also associated with Somerset, Devon, County Limerick, and County Cork.3 Irish (Leitrim): variant of Coogan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary L Cogan in household of Virginia Cogan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Cogan in household of Virginia Cogan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary L Cogan, "United States Census, 1940"

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