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Milam Andrew Cowen

Male 1903 - 1973  (70 years)


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  • Name Milam Andrew Cowen 
    Born 4 Apr 1903  Jones Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Justice Precinct 1, Eastland, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Enumeration District 17-92 
    Residence 1920  Justice Precinct 1, Eastland, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    With parents William H and Mary Cowen and four siblings 
    Census 1930  Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Enumeration District 215-5 
    Occupation 1930  Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Oil Pumper, Oil Company 
    Residence 1930  Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    With wife Sally B (Nichols), a son and an uncle 
    Residence 1935  Gregg Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1940  Justice Precinct 3, Gregg, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Enumeration District 92-20 
    Occupation 1940  Justice Precinct 3, Gregg, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Working 36 hours per week as a roustabout in "petroleum production", he earned $1300 working 52 weeks in 1939. 
    Residence 1940  Justice Precinct 3, Gregg, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    With wife Sallie B (Nichols) and two sons 
    Residence 26 Feb 1954  Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    He appears in his brother Warner A Cowen's obituary 
    Residence 13 Apr 1965  Kilgore, Gregg, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    He appears in a sister's obituary 
    Occupation 05 Jul 1920 - 01 May 1966  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Pumper, Sinclair Oil Company 
    Residence 17 Jul 1973  Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died 17 Jul 1973  Abilene, Taylor, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Cowen, Milam A - Death Certificate
    Cowen, Milam A - Death Certificate
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    Cowen, Milam A - Obituary - Abilene (TX) Reporter-News, 19 Jul 1973, p. 8-A
    Cowen, Milam A - Obituary - Abilene (TX) Reporter-News, 19 Jul 1973, p. 8-A
    Buried 19 Jul 1973  Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    • Hart Cemetery
    Notes 
    • Attended school through the sixth grade [6]
    Person ID I1081  Wm L Gann Ancestors
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2012 

    Family 1 Sally Bessie Nichols,   b. 4 Nov 1905, Farmington, McKinley, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1960  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1924  Eliasville, Young, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10, 11
    Family ID F474  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Fitzgerald,   d. Aft 19 Jul 1973 
    Married 06 Aug 1951  Henderson, Rusk, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1081  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S34632] Social Security Death Index, U.S. Social Security Administration, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009).

    2. [S23020] Cowen, Milam A - Death Certificate, Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics, 1.

    3. [S26916] Abilene Reporter News, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007), 19 Jul 1973, p. 8A (Reliability: 2), 08 Mar 2011.

    4. [S40175] 1920 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives, Washington, D.C.), fam. 753, p. 30B, ED 17-92, Justice Precinct 1, Eastland, Texas (Reliability: 2), 27 Feb 2010.

    5. [S40174] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930), fam. 50, p. 3A, ED 215-5, Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas (Reliability: 2), 23 Jan 2010.

    6. [S40214] 1940 United States Federal Census, United States, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), fam. 150, p. 8B, ED 92-20, Justice Precinct 3, Gregg, Texas (Reliability: 2), 29 Nov 2012.

    7. [S26916] Abilene Reporter News, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007), 26 Feb 1954, p. 7 (Reliability: 1), 08 Mar 2011.

    8. [S26916] Abilene Reporter News, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007), 13 Apr 1965, p. 7 (Reliability: 1), 08 Mar 2011.

    9. [S40191] Find a Grave, Jim Tipton, founder, (http://www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 58873749 (Reliability: 1), 08 Mar 2011.

    10. [S14592] Nichols Family Bible, Oliver Nichols, Sarah Nichols, Jay Nichols, Nancy (Eaton) Nichols, Sadie Nichols, et. al., (1869 - 1970).

    11. [S26917] Book of Remembrance, Nichols, Sadie N (Reliability: 2), 19 Apr 2011.
      From a handwritten list of the children of Jay McC and Nancy L (Eaton) Nichols that includes an incomplete accounting of their spouses and marriage dates