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Name Cowgill, William H., 1859-1910
Born 1859
Birthplace Salem, Iowa
Father Cowgill, J.H.
Mother Cowgill, Jennie Elizabeth (Dowell)
Spouse Cowgill, Jessie (Dibble), 1862-1927
Children Burge, Velma (Cowgill)
Cowgill, Guy
Deceased 10/16/1910
Deceased where Lincoln, Nebraska

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Image of RG0899.AM - RG0899 Cowgill, William H., 1859-1910

RG0899.AM - RG0899 Cowgill, William H., 1859-1910

The collection contains one item, the diary of William H. Cowgill. Diary entries date between January 1-April 5, 1910. The entries are short and record observations of daily life, including the weather, his health, visitors received, etc. Obituaries for Angie F. (Thurston) Newman are pasted into the diary. Newman was an author and lecturer and was the sister of Nebraska Senator John M. Thurston.