Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Peg Christmas 2004 Cowles Family Tree from CT 1719
Nate, who took this photo and Jess, right, created a salmon dinner for Peg on Christmas Day, here at her Woodland Assisted Living Home in Brainerd. Peg lived near her Pelican Lake cabin home from age 92 to 95, when on Dec 7, 2005, Nate, Kerry Johnston of Brainerd and I moved her things to The Colony of Eden Prairie where she received increased levels of care until her passing Aug 10, 2007 at age 97 years, 2 months and 7 days. The Cowles Family Tree behind, reflects the history of the lineage of the Cowles Family. CAPTAIN JOSIAH COWLES,b 11/20/1716 Farmington CT, D 3/6/1783 Southington CT, served the the CT militia during the revolutionary war times. His son Gamaliel Cowles b 7/12/1742 Southington, CT, d 6/26/1787 Southington CT also served in the war. Camaliels son, Leonard Cowles, b Jan 16, 1784 Southington CT attended Yale Law School as a classmate of John C Calhoun, and moved to Delaware OH in 1804, where he was the first attorney in the area. He was a banking partner with Moses Bixby founder of the town of Delaware and married his daughter, Nancy "Lucy" Bixby May 27, 1816. Georgiana Cowles their daughter, b Feb 18, 1820 married Lewis Glessner April 8. 1838 in Delaware.