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Descendants of Francis de Bourdon


9260. Albert Lafayette Cowan

RESEARCHER-DESCENDANTS: Obituary sent to T.Mason on 21 Oct 2005 by Linda Quinn.

OBITUARY: The Record-Searchlight, Redding, California, Sunday, 28 October 1960,
Albert Lafayette Cowan, 62, a former millworker, died last night at his home in Keswick. Cowan once worked for Crawford lumber company in the Redding area. He was born Jan. 11, 1898, in Fallsville, Arkansas. He leaves his wife Pearl; four daughters, Mrs. Lois Davis of Oak Run, Mrs. Iuta Pitman of Redding, Mrs. Maggie Winkle and Mrs. Lottie Alexander, both of Keswick; two sons, Lowell and Alex Cowan of Anderson; eight sisters, Mrs. Mary Ray of Red Bluff, Mrs. Claudie Dobbs of Tulelake, Mrs. Beele Arbaugh of Sacramento, Mrs. Ernie Mooney of Fallsville, Arkansas, Mrs. Mattie Hammans and Mrs. Alphia Markof [Mack] of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mrs. Georgeann Cowan of Clarksville, Arkansas, and Mrs. Stella Crisp of Mossville, Arkansas,; four brothers, Alden of Hayfork, Jack of Stockton, Brock of Fallsville, Arkansas, and Winphred Cummins of Arkansas, and 23 grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are being made at McDonald's chapel.

Pearl Belle Rhoades

OBITUARY: Record-Searchlight, Redding, California, Sunday, 23 May 1988, Pearl Belle [Rhoades] Cowan
Services for Pearl Bell Cowan, 87, of Shasta will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Redding Cemetery. Mrs. Cowan died Friday at Beverly Manor Convalescent Hospital in Redding. She was born April 15, 1901, in Fallsville, Arkansas. She moved to north state in 1947 from Paso Robles. She was a homemaker. She is survived by daughters, Lois Davis of Shasta, Lottie Alexander and Maggie Winkle of Redding, and Iuta Pitman of Red Bluff,; sons, Lowell and Alex of Cottonwood and Wyvon Rich of Redding [Wyvone Ritchie was a newphew who was raised by Pearl]; sister Nellie Barnes [Barens] of Springdale, Arkansas.; 29 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. McDonald's Redding Chapel is handling the arrangements.

12221. William Isaac Cowan

Three weeks of age.

Samuel Earl Davis

OBITUARY: Record - Searchlight, Redding, California, Tuesday, 23 October 1990, Samuel Earl Davis,
Services for Samuel Earl Davis, 68, of Shasta will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McDonald's Redding Chapel. The Rev. B.J. McCarty will officiate. Burial will be at Redding Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel. Mr. Davis died Sunday, October 21, 1990, at Mercy Medcial Center in Redding. He was born Dec. 11, 1921, in Oark, Arkansas and moved to Shasta County in 1948. He worked for Chaney Grant Lumber Co., and was a World War II veteran. He is survived by wife Lois of Shasta; son Sam of Oroville; daughters Joan Burbanks, Joil [Joie] Orr, Brenda Real [Neal], Judy Martin and Peggy Woods, all of Redding; brothers, T.O. Auburn, Alvin of Seattle and Melvin of Huntsville, Arkansas; sisters, Maggie Deen Martin of Russellville, Arkansas, Estil Tate of Clarksville, Arkansas and Arlene [Aleene] McGuire of Mountain Top, Arkansas; 19 grandchildren; and nine great - grandchildren.

12225. Alex Cowan

OBITUARY: Record - Searchlight, Redding, California, Friday, 18 June 1999, Alex Cowan
Cottonwood --- Services for Alex Cowan, 69, of Cottonwood will be at 11 a.m. today at St. Annie's Catholic Church in Cottonwood. A gathering of family and friends will follow the services at the Senior Center in Cottonwood. Mr. Cowan died Monday, June 14, 1999, at his residence. Born July 28, 1929 in Oark, Arkansas, he lived in the north state for 42 years. He was a heavy equipment operator for Roseburg Lumber in Anderson for 42 years and a member of the AFL-CIO. Survivors include wife Midori; sons, David and Michael Jordan and Charles Cowan, all of Redding; daughters, Juanita Torres of Anderson, Katheryne Seale of Cottonwood and Jackie Wuitkofsky of Grass Valley; brother, Lowell of Cottonwood; sisters, Lois Davis of Redding and Iuta pittman of Red Bluff; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1380, Redding, CA 96009 or to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Martha Ministry, 3441 St. Stephens Drive, Anderson, CA 96007. Arrangements are being handled by Anderson's Chapel in Anderson.

Wanda Juanita Oliver

OBITUARY: The Record - Searchlight, Redding, California, Wednesday, 7 May 1969. Wanda Juanita Cowan
Anderson --- Funeral services for Wanda J. Cowan, 38, of Anderson will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McDonald's Anderson Chapel. Burial will be in Anderson District Cemetery. The Rev. Willard Turner will officiate. Mrs. Cowan died Monday in Mercy Hospital after a long illness. She was born October 6, 1932, Richland, Arkansas, and had lived in Anderson 14 years and California 25 years. She leaves her husband, Alex, a daughter, Juanita and a son Charles, all of Anderson; a sister, Irene Batchelor of Chula Vista; a brother, R. C. Oliver of Madera; and her father, R. C. Oliver of Grover, Oklahoma.

12227. Maggie Jessie Cowan

OBITUARY: Record --- Searchlight, Redding, California, Friday, 9 June 1995, Maggie Jessie Winkle,
Maggie Jessie Winkle, 57, of Redding died Wednesday, June 17, 1995, at Mercy Medical Center in Redding after a long illness. Private family services will be conducted. Born July 11, 1937, in Oark, Arkansas, she moved to Shasta County in 1950 from Bakersfield. Survivors include her husband Donald; sons Austin of Redding and Forrest of Alturas; daughters, Jacqueline Watson of Butte City [should read Yuba City], and Geraldine Lutkemeir of Glendale, Oregon; brothers, Lowell Cowan and Alex Cowan both of Cottonwood, Wyvon Ritchie of Redding [Wyvon was a cousin who was raised by the parents of Maggie]; sisters, Lois Davis of Redding and Iuta Pittman of Red Bluff.

9261. Chaney Belle Cowan

RESEARCHER-DESCENDANTS: Obituaries of children sent to T.Mason on 21 Oct 2005 by Linda Quinn

12231. Alvin Lafayette Arbaugh

OBITUARY: The Record - Searchlight, Redding, California, Monday, 20 May 1968, Alvin Lafayette Arbaugh
Alvin Arbaugh, 41, of Cottonwood died Sunday in Shasta General Hospital. An autopsy has been ordered by Shasta County Coroner Glen R. Linn to determine the cause of death. Arbaugh was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Arkansas. He had lived in Cottonwood for the past three years. He leaves his widow, Violet of Cottonwood; a daughter, Linda Ellen Arbaugh of Cottonwood; five sisters, Elva Cowan of Cottonwood, Opal Stepp and Marie Kimbriel, both of Ozark [Oark], Arkansas, and Jewell Stewart of Salus, Arkansas; three brothers, Hoyt of San Miguel and Dean and Dane Arbaugh, both of Arkansas; and his parents, Charles Arbaugh of San Miguel and Belle Arbaugh of Sacramento. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Cottonwood District Cemetery under the direction of McDonald's Anderson Chapel.

Arvella Criss

OBITUARY: Posted on FindaGrave web site. "She was A Member Of The Shilo United baptist Church,Widow Of Elbert "EB" Mooney The Daughter Of The Late Stevan A. Douglas Criss And Noma Sparks Criss.She was Preceded in death By one Child, And Five brothers Roy Criss, Raymond Criss,Bill Criss, Grover Criss, Levi Criss, Two Sisters Sarah lucinda Criss Harderson, Minnie Criss Hays. She Is Survived By One Son Houston Mooney Of Oark, One Brother Aaron Criss, And One Sister Rosie Criss Cummins And One GrandChild."

9286. James Roy Boen

The Northwest Arkansas - Selected Obits
Southwest Times Record, Clarksville, Arkansas, Tuesday, May 11, 1982
"J. Roy Boen, 77, of Clarksville died Sunday at a Johnson County Hospital. He was a retired postal employee and member of First United Methodist Church.
Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery.
He is survived by a daughter, Elma Warren of Bradley, and a son, James of Clarksville."
[Roy, son of James Roland Boen and Anna Spiva, was married to Gussie Lee Pierson]

12257. Harold D. Thompson

Name in 1930 U.S. Census is Harold. Name on Death Certificate is Howell.

9306. Troy Blomming Cowan Jr

He suffered a severe football injury with University of Texas at Austin. He lost his right arm in a cotton gin. He was a trucker.

Anna Grace Boyd

Death information from Grandson, Courteney A. Harrald to T.Mason on 23 Oct 2008.