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Subject: FYI: Mabel Bridge's "Chauncey Cowles" notes.
Date: 13 Jun 2002 19:00:15 -0600


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Surnames: Cowles, Cowden
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During her retirement, Mabel Bridges (4/6/1891 - 4/18/1976), using a card file, gathered notes on the earliest of the pioneers in Fremont county. I'm copying the following from Mabel's notes:

1.--1843: Chauncey Cowles, brother of Giles and Harve, came to McKissick's Grove in 1843 (sic).--Cowden (N.B.: Be sure to notice that the family in 1856 claimed to have lived in IOwa since 1849!.--W.F.)

2.--1850: ORDERED to serve as a grand juror at the first District Court.--Minutes, Feb. 4, 1850.

3.--1850: Federal Census for Fremont county.

Chauncey Cowles...28...b. NY
Maria.....................27......Ohio
Sarah.....................8.......Ohio
Delia......................7.......Ohio
Henry.....................5.......Ohio
Charles..................3.......Ohio
Harvey...............4/12.......Iowa

4.--1852: Fremont county census: "Madison township"

Chauncey Cowles....6 m.....4f

5.--1852: Allowed $3.00 for his services as judge of elections.--Greenwood, Sept. 2, 1852

6.--1853: Land entry at Council Bluffs, dated May 23, 1853 for the northeast quarter of section 18 township 67 range 42.--Courthouse transcript.

7.--1853: Land entry for Chauncy Cowles for the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 7 township 67 range 41, dated Dec. 17, 1853.

8.--1854: Fremont county census: "Madison township"

Chauncy Cowles....5m....4f....1 voter...1 militia..no aliens

9.--1856: Iowa State Census: Fremont county, "Madison township"

Chauncey Cowles....41....b. NY....7 years in the state
Maria......................34........OH....7
Sarah......................15.......Oh
Adelia......................13.......OH
Henry.......................11.......OH
Charles.....................9........Oh
Harvey......................6.........Iowa
Andrew.....................2.........Iowa


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