Mary Sims Thomas

Mary Sims Thomas

Female 1824 - 1894  (69 years)

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  • Name Mary Sims Thomas 
    Born 2 Sep 1824  Casey County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Jan 1894  Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Takoma, Pierce County, Washington, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Find-A-Grave:

      "OLD CEMETERIES OF WASHINGTON," (Tacoma,WA: Genealogical Society, 1963):

      "OLD I.O.O.F. CEMETERY. Now a part of Lakewood Memorial Gardens, a cemetery which has received very little patronage, is located west of Home of Peace and north of Hillhaven Convalescent Home. Although many burials were made there in early days, the only visible indication now is a monument base 12 inches high by 16 inches square beside which, lying on the ground, is the monument itself about 12 or 14 inches square and 4 or 5 feet high with a nob at the top and bearing the following inscription:

      'Mary S., wife of John Cowger, died June 26, 1894, aged 70 years.'"
    Notes 
    • Indianapolis, IN "Indiana State Sentinel," 20 Feb 1844, p. 2:

      "List of Letters remaining in the Post Office at Indianapolis, 1 Feb 1844:

      Thomas, Mary S. Miss"


      Find-A-Grave:

      "'Tacoma Daily News, 3 Feb 1894, p. 3:

      COWGER. At Sacramento, CA, 26 Jan 1894, Mary S. Cowger, a native of Kentucky, aged 70 years. Mother of Aaron and James O. Cowger, of this city. Interment Odd Fellows' cemetery.'

      'Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 86, Number 135, 26 Jan 1894:

      Death of Mrs. Cowger. Mary S. Cowger, who for a number of years conducted a rag-carpet factory at 802 M street, died yesterday. Mrs. Cowger was an estimable old lady and was much respected by her acquaintances.'

      'Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 86, Number 139, 31 Jan 1894:

      Mrs. Cowger's Estate. J. H. Cowger has applied for letters of administration on the estate of Mary S. E. Cowger, deceased. The deceased was the mother of the petitioner, and the heirs of the property (which is valued at about $1,300) are the petitioner and Aaron Cowger and James Cowger of Tacoma, WA; Harry Cowger of Ellensburg, WA; Francis Knapp of Eureka, CA: Elizabeth Clevish of Saratoga, NE; and Belle Atkins of Colby, KS, children of the decedent, and Mary Breathnate, Georgie Grace, and Herbert Grace of Sweedonia, IL, grandchildren of the deceased.'"
    Person ID I43619  Complete
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 

    Father John Shaw Thomas,   b. Abt. 1796, Nicholas County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth Goff,   b. Abt. 1796, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Oct 1816  Nicholas County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • LDS FamilySearch Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979: "John Thomas & Elizabeth Goff, m. 13 Oct 1816 Nicholas County."
    Family ID F6200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Cowger,   b. Abt. 1815, Highland County, Ohio, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 1886, Hale, Yuma County, Colorado, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1844  Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • LDS FamilySearch Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992: "John Cowger & Mary S. Thomas, m. 21 Mar 1844 Marion County."
    Children 
     1. Martha P. Cowger,   b. Abt. 1844, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Aaron Harry Hensley Cowger,   b. Abt. 1846, Indiana, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1905, Bismark, Pierce County, Washington, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     3. Elizabeth A. Cowger,   b. Abt. 1847, Indiana, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Mary Cowger,   b. Abt. 1849, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jane Cowger,   b. Abt. 1855, Iowa, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. James Owen Cowger,   b. Apr 1857, Iowa, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1911, Cheswick, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     7. Francis H. Cowger,   b. Abt. 1859, Iowa, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John W. Cowger,   b. Abt. 1863, Iowa, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Belle M. Cowger,   b. Abt. 1864, Iowa, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Harry L. Cowger,   b. Abt. 1866, Iowa, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Zoe Cowger,   b. Abt. 1867, Iowa, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F18044904  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1824 - Casey County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1844 - Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jan 1894 - Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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