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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


William Newton Cowan

LAND: Patentee
William N Cowan
12/9/1909
Dardanelle Land Office
May 20, 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat. 392)
NENE 26/ 12-N 25-W No 5th PM AR Johnson
S½NE 26/ 12-N 25-W No 5th PM AR Johnson

OBITUARY:
Source: The Northwest Arkansas - Selected Obits
William Newton Cowan
The Graphic, Clarksville, Arkansas, Thursday, May 18, 1967
"William Newton Cowan, 85, was buried in the Oark Cemetery Tuesday with Masonic graveside services by Mulberrry Lodge No. 272. His funeral was at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel in Clarksville with the Rev. Frank Clemmons officiating.
Surviving are three sons, W.N. Cowan, Jr. of Cottonwood, Calif., Roy of North Little Rock, Verlin of Zanesville, Ohio; six daughters, Mary Adams [should be Margaret Adams] of Little Rock, Mrs. Minnie Haven of Sacramento, Calif., Mrs. Ann English of Los Angeles, Mrs. Inez Shoopman of Zanesville, Mrs. Ama Wages of Huntsville, Mrs. Maudie Hennenger of Los Angeles; one brother, Monroe of Clarksville, two grandchildren and four great grandchildren."
[William, son of George Washington Cowan and Permelia Narcissa Horner, was married to Martha A. Davis.]


Martha Angeline Davis

OBITUARY:
Source: The Northwest Arkansas - Selected Obits
Rogers Daily News, Rogers, Arkansas, Wednesday, December 17, 1952
"Mrs. Martha Angeline Cowan, 64, a long time resident of Oark, Johnson County, Ark., died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Emma Wages in Sulphur Springs, Ark.
She is survived by three sons, W.N. Cowan, Jr., Norwich, Ohio, Roy Cowan, Conway, Ark., and Verlin Cowan, Zanesville, Ohio; six daughters, Mrs. Margaret Adams, Fayetteville, Ark., Mrs. Inez Shoopman, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Maudie Henninger, Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Minnie Howen, Sacramento, Calif., Mrs. Anna English, Los Angeles, Calf., Mrs, Wages of Sulphur Springs, two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Price, Beebe, Ark., Mrs. Rachel Dillahunt, Granite, Okla.; two brothers, T.N. Davis, Boltman, Okla, and Roy Davis, Dalley Mills, Texas, 30 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Oark school house, conducted by Rev. Paul Bumpers of Clarksville, Ark. Burial directed by the Callison-Porter Funeral home in Rogers will be in the Oark Cemetery,"
[Martha was the daughter of Joseph McDonald Davis and Manda Jane Dickerson]


George Monroe Cowan

OBITUARY: The Northwest Arkansas Selected Obits
Robbie Flois [Cowan] McWilliams
The Herald-Democrat, Clarksville, Arkansas, Thursday, January 25, 1940
"Funeral service for Mrs. Woodrow McWilliams, 29 years old, of Spadra, who died Tuesday in the Clarksville Municipal hospital after a short illness, was held Wednesday afternoon at the Presbyterian church of Harmony, with Rev. John N. Russell, pastor of the Clarksville First United Methodist Church.
Burial was in the Oakland cemetery here, with the Hardwicke Funeral home of Clarksville in charge of arrangements.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. McWilliams is survived by her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. G,W. Cowan of Harmony; two brothers, Audra Cowan of Clarksville and Alvin Cowan of Fort Smith; and four sisters, Mrs. Noel King of Harmony, Mrs. Hansell Day of Fort Smith, and Misses Juanita Cowan and Gloria Cowan, both of Clarksville."
[Robbie was the daughter of George Monroe Cowan and Lucy Cornelia Rhea.]


Robbie Flois Cowan

OBITUARY:
Source: The Northwest Arkansas Selected Obits
Robbie Flois [Cowan] McWilliams
The Herald-Democrat, Clarksville, Arkansas, Thursday, January 25, 1940
"Funeral service for Mrs. Woodrow McWilliams, 29 years old, of Spadra, who died Tuesday in the Clarksville Municipal hospital after a short illness, was held Wednesday afternoon at the Presbyterian church of Harmony, with Rev. John N. Russell, pastor of the Clarksville First United Methodist Church.
Burial was in the Oakland cemetery here, with the Hardwicke Funeral home of Clarksville in charge of arrangements.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. McWilliams is survived by her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. G,W. Cowan of Harmony; two brothers, Audra Cowan of Clarksville and Alvin Cowan of Fort Smith; and four sisters, Mrs. Noel King of Harmony, Mrs. Hansell Day of Fort Smith, and Misses Juanita Cowan and Gloria Cowan, both of Clarksville."
[Robbie was the daughter of George Monroe Cowan and Lucy Cornelia Rhea.]