Velma Ada COWDEN

Velma Ada COWDEN

Female 1891 - 1969  (77 years)

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  • Name Velma Ada COWDEN  [1
    Born 2 Sep 1891  , Grady County, Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Velma Addie Cowden 
    Died 10 Feb 1969  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rites Set For Mrs. Miller
      Mrs. Harry M. Miller, 77, formerly of 404 N. Park St., Ludington, died Monday, in Community Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

      Velma A. Cowden was born Sept. 2, 1891, in El Reno, Okla. Following her marriage to Harry M. Miller, who died June 1962, the couple moved to Michigan, living in Saginaw and Bay City prior to moving to Ludington in 1940. Mr. Miller was employed here by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co.

      Mrs. Miller was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ludington and one of the church circles and Martha Washington Chapter of Eastern Star of Saginaw.

      Surviving are a son, Chet, of Indianapolis; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Beryl Cowden of Colorado and Clarence Cowden of Missouri; a sister, Mrs. Lila Meek of Missouri.

      Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday from Dorell Funeral Home.

      The Ludington Daily News (Ludington, Michigan) 11 February 1969, Tuesday - page 2
    Buried 13 Feb 1969  Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, Mason, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Lakeview Cemetery
    Ludington, Michigan 
    Miller, Harry M & Velma A (Cowden) - Gravestone
    Miller, Harry M & Velma A (Cowden) - Gravestone
    Person ID I2892  Brenda's Branches
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2021 

    Father Amzia Alexander COWDEN,   b. 28 Mar 1857, Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1929, El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F1050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harry Magill MILLER,   b. 19 Feb 1886, Rochester Mills, Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1962, Ludington, Mason, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 3 May 1908  El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cowden-Miller
      Daughter of A. A. Cowden Married at the Home Yesterday

      A very pretty wedding was solemnize, yesterday at the home of Police Officer A. A. Cowden, 706 South Choctaw, when his daughter Miss Velma, was united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Harry Magill Miller, Rev. Scott of the Baptist Church officiating.

      The young bride is virtualy an El Reno girl having lived in and about El Reno for sixteen yearas, grown to womanhood and received her education here. She is pretty and accomplished, and her home town is proud of her.

      Mr. Miller, the groom, came to El Reno from Milwaukee about three years ago, being in the employ of the Rock Island nearly all of that time. By his industrious habits and frugality he, while only a youth of twenty-two years has furnished a home to take his young wife to, to assume the responsibilites and happiness of wedded bliss. The young folks have been sweethearts for two years the courtship culminating in marriage yesterday.

      After the ceremony a sumptious wedding dinner prepared by the bride's mother Mrs. A. A. Cowden, was served the happy couple, and relatives and guests numbering about thirty-five.

      One unique feature of the event was the assembly of four generations of the Cowden family, the gray haired patriach, C. H. Cowden, aged 88, the veteran of three wars, his sons, S. D. and A. A. Cowden, their daughter, Mrs. Almer Brown, and Mrs. Benh, Kalphoff, and baby Brown and baby Kalphoff.

      The young couple received many presents and a shower of congratulations from their relatives and friends. They will begin housekeeping at their furnished home at 721 South Bickford avenue.

      The Democrat joins with their many friends in wishing the bride and groom a happy and prosperous life. [2]
    Children 
     1. Chester Magill MILLER,   b. 10 Feb 1909, , , Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1970, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F3625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart