Mary Mccowan (1873 - 1969)

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Mary Mccowan
1873 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Mccowan was born on July 29, 1873. She died in September 1969 at 96 years old. We know that Mary Mccowan had been residing in Goochland, Goochland County, Virginia.


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Mary Mccowan died in September 1969 at 96 years of age. She was born on July 29, 1873. We have no information about Mary's family or relationships. We know that Mary Mccowan had been residing in Goochland, Goochland County, Virginia.
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In 1873, in the year that Mary Mccowan was born, on March 4th, Ulysses S. Grant was inaugurated for a second time as President of the United States. Grant ran against Horace Greeley - "go West, young man" - and won 55.6% of the popular vote versus Greeley's 43.8%.

In 1899, Mary was 26 years old when the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1920, Mary was 47 years old when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1952, when she was 79 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1969, in the year of Mary Mccowan's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Oct 17, 1880 - Jul 15, 1968
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Aug 17, 1933 - Nov 3, 2003
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Feb 10, 1924 - Dec 21, 2006
Columbia, VA
Lottie M Mccowan
Jul 21, 1920 - Jan 15, 2005
Louisa, VA
Della M Mccowan
May 18, 1917 - Mar 12, 2009
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Bobby J Mccowan
Feb 10, 1937 - Dec 5, 2009
Castlewood, VA
Buddy Mccowan
Jun 26, 1939 - Aug 13, 2009
Saint Paul, VA
Dale J Mccowan
Sep 18, 1953 - Jan 25, 1999
Clintwood, VA
Ronald J Mccowan
Sep 23, 1953 - Feb 26, 2008
Nora, VA
Joseph Mccowan
Jun 2, 1912 - December 1966
Elbert Mccowan
Sep 12, 1909 - September 1978
Mc Clure, Virginia
Fred Mccowan
Oct 15, 1911 - November 1988
Clintwood, VA
Ferd Mccowan
Jan 31, 1913 - Feb 19, 2002
Castlewood, VA
James Mccowan
Mar 4, 1909 - March 1987
Vansant, Virginia
Oscar Mccowan
Jan 12, 1888 - February 1987
Clintwood, Virginia
Walter Mccowan
Feb 20, 1903 - February 1975
Nora, Virginia
Millard D Mccowan
May 29, 1925 - Oct 8, 1999
Clinchco, VA
Nancy Mccowan
Jan 10, 1916 - February 1986
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Robert S Mccowan
Mar 19, 1932 - Jun 20, 2005
Satellite Beach, FL
Donald F Mccowan
Sep 23, 1934 - Jul 18, 1998
Richlands, VA

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