Amzia Alexander COWDEN

Amzia Alexander COWDEN

Male 1857 - 1929  (71 years)

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  • Name Amzia Alexander COWDEN 
    Born 28 Mar 1857  Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Mar 1885  Belleville, Republic, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1885 Kansas State 
    • in the A.A. Cowden household. Enumerated were A..A. 48 male married farmer born in Illinois came to KS from MO; MARTHA 31 female married born in MO came to KS from MO; BULA 2 female single born in MO came to KS from MO; GERTRUDE 4months female single born in KS came to KS from KS; JOHN PEDDIGO 23 male single farmer born in MO came to KS from MO;
    Probate 19 Oct 1890  Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 28 Apr 1910  El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1910 US Federal 
    • ED # 84, SD# 234, 2d Ward, Dwelling 141, Family 149, Enumerated were "Amzy" Cowden age 53 M W Married IL-IL-IL; Dolly wife age 34 TX-US-US; Alva son 17 S OK-IL-TX; Clarence son 15 S OK-IL-TX; Ople son 12 S OK-IL-TX; Earl son 8 S OK-IL-TX; Ola daughter 6 S OK-IL-TX; Charles father 90 M W Wd IL-KY-KY
    Election 7 Nov 1916  El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Constable 
    Cowden, Amzia - Certificate of Election
    Cowden, Amzia - Certificate of Election
    Census 9 Jan 1920  Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1920 US Federal 
    • in the Amzia Cowden household. Enumerated were Amzia head male white 60 married IL-IL-IL Team Track Clerk Railroad | Della wife female white 44 married TX-OH-TX | Alva son male white 26 single OK-IL-TX Check Clerk Railroad | Opal son male white 22 single OK-IL-TX Operator Telgraphy | Earl son male white 19 single OK-IL-TX Check Clerk Railroad | Ila daughter female white 16 single OK-IL-TX
    Newspaper Article El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    El Reno Policeman Shoots in Self Defence 
    Cowden, Amzia - Policeman Shoots In Self Defence
    Cowden, Amzia - Policeman Shoots In Self Defence
    ¶The newspaper item is from the collection of Della Irene Strock, scanned by Daniel W. Cowden in 2001. The original was destroyed by fire, October 2002. DWC
    Obituary Collection of Della Irene Strock, scanned by Daniel W. Cowden in 2001.  [5

    • Amzia A. Cowden
      Amzia A. Cowden was born in Carlinville, Ill., March 28, 1857. In early manhood he removed with his parents to Missouri and ther met and married to Martha Jane Pedigo in 1882. To this union three children were born, namely Mrs. Den Dust, who died in 1918; Mrs. Bulah Dotson, and Mrs. Grace Mount. His companion and the mother of the children just named passed away in 1889.

      In 1890 he was married to Sarah Della Koontz who survives him. to this union six children were born, namely, Alva, Clarance, Opal and Earl Cowden, Mrs. Velma Miller and Mrs. Ila Meek, all of whom were present. Two brothers, E. H. Cowden of Enid and Vick H. Cowden of Thayer, Kan., were present for this last service.

      In 1917 he accepted a position with the Rock Island railroad in which capacity he served until his retirement at the age of 70.

      Mr. Cowden professed faith in Christ in early life and united with the Methodist church.

      Mr. Cowden was ill for a number of weeks, but had recovered slightly and came to El Reno with his daughter, Mrs. Mount, who had been visiting in Kansas City. Two days later he was again stricken and passed away February 15, at 4:50 a.m.

      Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Wm. H. Matthes of the First Christian church at the Wilson Funeral home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial was made in the El Reno cemetery.
    Cowden, Amzia - Obituary
    Cowden, Amzia - Obituary
    ¶The obituary is from the collection of Della Irene Strock, scanned by Daniel W. Cowden in 2001. The original was destroyed by fire, October 2002. DWC
    Obituary 13 Feb 1929  El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    El Reno Daily Democrat - page 1 column 6 
    • Former Deputy Dies While on Visit

      A. A. Cowden, former resident of El Reno, died at the home of his daughter Mrs. Van Mount, 608 West Woodson street this morning at 5 o'clock. Mr. Cowden who was 73 years of age has been making his home in Kansas City coming here a week ago to visit his daughter. He was well known in Canadian county having served for many years as a deputy sheriff.

      Mr. Cowden leaves besides his wife eight children to mourn his loss, Mrs. Buelah Dotson of Collinsville, Okla., Grace Mount of this city; Mrs. Velma Miller of Saginaw, Mich.; Alva Cowden of Holsington, Kansas; C. H. Cowden of Kansas City, O.R. Coweden, Earl Cowden and Mrs. Ila Meeks, all of Kansas City, Mo.

      Funeral arrangements have not been made and will be announced upon the arrival of relatives.
    Died 13 Feb 1929  El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 14 Feb 1929  El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    El Reno Democrat - page 1 column 5 
    • Morturary

      A. A. Cowden
      Funeral services fro A. A. Cowden who died Wednesday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Van Mount, 608 West Woodson will be conducted by Rev. Wm. M. Mathes at the Wilson Funeral home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

      Burial will be made in El Reno cemetery.
    Buried 15 Feb 1929  El Reno Cemetery, El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    El Reno Cemetery
    El Reno, Oklahoma 
    Cowden, Amzia A Gravestone (1857-1929)
    Cowden, Amzia A Gravestone (1857-1929)
    Person ID I1355  Brenda's Branches
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 

    Father Charles Holiday COWDEN,   b. 1826, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Apr 1910  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Rozebell ELLIOT,   b. 1831, , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Jan 1848 
    Family ID F383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Jane PEDIGO,   b. 13 Jun 1864, , Scotland, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1889, Belleville, Republic, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1882  , Scotland, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Scotland County, Missouri Marriage Record Book 1 : 90
    Cowden, Amzia Alexander and Martha Jane (Garrison) - Marriage License
    Cowden, Amzia Alexander and Martha Jane (Garrison) - Marriage License
    Children 
    +1. Clara Beulah COWDEN,   b. 1 Oct 1883, Bible Grove, Scotland, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1970, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Grace Gertrude COWDEN,   b. 13 Dec 1884, Belleville, Republic, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1968, El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +3. Modena Herbert "Dena" COWDEN,   b. 9 Feb 1886, Bible Grove, Scotland, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1918, El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Della KOONTZ,   b. 28 Jun 1875, Black Jack Grove, Hopkins, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1958, Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1890  Ardmore, Pickens, Chickasaw Nation Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Velma Ada COWDEN,   b. 2 Sep 1891, , Grady County, Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1969, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Alva Albert COWDEN,   b. 4 Jul 1893, El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1964, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Clarence Harvey COWDEN, Sr.,   b. 20 Aug 1895, El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1974, Ivy Bend, Morgan, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +4. Opel Roy COWDEN,   b. 4 Feb 1898, Cigar Colony, Washita, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1955, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +5. Earl Mead COWDEN,   b. 16 Jul 1901, El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1974  (Age 72 years)
    +6. Mira Ila COWDEN,   b. 4 Jan 1904, El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1993, Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart