Opel Roy COWDEN

Opel Roy COWDEN

Male 1898 - 1955  (57 years)

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  • Name Opel Roy COWDEN  [1
    Born 4 Feb 1898  Cigar Colony, Washita, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 9 Jan 1920  Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    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
    Census 2 Apr 1930  Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1930 US Federal 
    • in the Opal R Cowden household. Enumerated were Opal R head male white 32 married first at 27 OK-Unk-Unk Telegrapher Railroad | Esther M wife female white 23 married first at 19 MO-MO-OH | Betty J daughter female wthie 2 3/12 single MO-OK-MO
    Died 22 Apr 1955  Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 24 Apr 1955  Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Idaho State Journal 
    • Opel R. Cowden

      Opel R. Cowden, 58, of ?23 West Clark, died in a local hospital early Friday morning after a short illness.

      He was employed as a telegraph operator for the Union Pacific since 1936, in Pocatello, coming here from Kansas City, Mo.

      He was born February 4, 1898, in El Reno, Okla., the son of Ira and Della Cowden. He attended schools in Oklahoma, later moving to Kansas City, where he started working for the Rock Island railroad. For a number of years he worked out of the city, in Bancroft, Sun Valley, American Falls and McCammon.

      He was a member of the Methodist church and the Order of Railway Telegraphers 36. He served overseas in World War I, with the Army.

      Survivors are his widow, Ester Scheutz Cowden, two daughters, Mrs. Robert Long of Pocatello 250 Park, and Mrs. LaMarr Muir of Monterey, Cal.; two grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters: Earl of Ordway, Cal.; Al and Clarence of Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs. W. E. Meek of Kansas City, and Mrs. Harry Moller of Ludington, Mich.

      Funeral services will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the Downard chapel with the Rev. Harry L. Starbuck of the First Methodist church officiating. Burial will be in Mountainview cemetery.
    Buried 25 Apr 1955  Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Mountain View Cemetery
    Pocatello, Idaho 
    Person ID I2895  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 Ester Mae SCHUETZ,   b. 29 Apr 1906, Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1978  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1925  , Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Betty Jean COWDEN, Long,   b. 22 Aug 1927, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 2013, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Dolores Ruth COWDEN, Muir
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F5306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart