The Dumas & Morris Family Repository


The Dumas & Morris Family Repository


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picture Jennie COWEN

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 
    Christening: 
          Death: Bef 25 Aug 1921 1
         Burial: 

Events

Notes
She had a residence in St. Paul, MN. 1


Parents
         Father: Robert P. COWEN 1 2
         Mother: Hannah Jane HENCHBARGER 1

Spouses and Children
1. Living


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John Wilson COWEN

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 13 Jun 1868 - ,, Pennsylvania, USA 4 5
    Christening: 
          Death: 27 Nov 1946 - , Mendocino, California, USA 4 5
         Burial: in Russian River Cemetery, Ukiah, Mendocino, California, USA 5

Events
He had a residence on 23 Aug 1921 in Redwood Valley, Mendocino, California, USA. 1
He had a residence on 23 Dec 1929 in Ukiah, Mendocino, California, USA. 6


Parents
         Father: Robert P. COWEN 1 2
         Mother: Hannah Jane HENCHBARGER 1


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Margaret Mary COWEN

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 19 Apr 1867 - , Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA 6 9 10 11
    Christening: 
          Death: 21 Dec 1929 - Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA 12 6 13
         Burial: 23 Dec 1929 - Rose Memorial Park, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA 6 12

Events
She had a residence about 1900 in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA. 6
She had a residence on 23 Jan 1920 in Ten Mile Twp., Fort Bragg City, Mendocino Co., CA. 15 16
She had a residence on 23 Aug 1921 in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA. 1


Parents
         Father: Robert P. COWEN 1 2
         Mother: Hannah Jane HENCHBARGER 1

Spouses and Children
1. *Hugh GALLAHER 17 18 
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. James Edward GALLAHER 6
                2. Living

2. Charles Burnham PLUMMER 19 20 
       Marriage: 14 Sep 1912 - San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA 21 14 22
         Status: 

Notes
General:
Fort Bragg Advocate, Dec. 25, 1929 Mrs. Margaret Plummer died December 21, 1929 at Fort Bragg from heart failure. Born in Pennsylvania April 19, 1867, she came to California about 1900 and settled at Fort Bragg. Two sons, Edward Gallaher of Greenwood and Roger Gallaher of Ukiah; four brothers: Edward Cowen of Clearfield, Pennsylvania, John Cowan of Ukiah, Harry Cowan of Eureka, and Ralph Cowan of Garberville; and five sisters: Mrs. Mary Faber of Ukiah, Mrs. Anna Camp of Sandusky, Ohio, Mrs. Floy Ginochio of San Francisco, Mrs. Nettie Johnson of Fort Bragg, and Mrs. Sally Cummings of Fort Bragg, survived. The funeral was December 23rd led by Rev. E. L. Spaulding. Interment was at Rose Memorial in Fort Bragg. 6
Marriage Notes (Charles Burnham Plummer)
Married at the Pastor Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fort Bragg Advocate, Sep 18, 1912 C. B. Plummer married Mrs. Gallagher, both of Fort Bragg, in San Francisco. 22

picture Mary L. COWEN

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 9 Apr 1866 - Pennsylvania 2 23
    Christening: 
          Death: 29 Dec 1931 23
         Burial: in Russian River Cemetery, Ukiah, Mendocino, California, USA 23

Events
She had a residence on 16 Jun 1900 in Westport, Mendocino, California, USA. 2
She had a residence on 23 Aug 1921 in Ukiah, Mendocino, California, USA. 1
She had a residence on 23 Dec 1929 in Ukiah, Mendocino, California, USA. 6


Parents
         Father: Robert P. COWEN 1 2
         Mother: Hannah Jane HENCHBARGER 1

Spouses and Children
1. Living


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Nettie Alice COWEN

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 16 Jul 1880 - ,, Pennsylvania, USA 24
    Christening: 
          Death: 28 Dec 1950 - , Mendocino, California, USA 24
         Burial: 

Events
She had a residence on 23 Aug 1921 in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA. 1
She had a residence on 23 Dec 1929 in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA. 6


Parents
         Father: Robert P. COWEN 1 2
         Mother: Hannah Jane HENCHBARGER 1

Spouses and Children
1. Living


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Ralph Guy COWEN

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 3 Aug 1886 - Clearfield, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, USA 25 26 27
    Christening: 
          Death: 14 Jun 1950 - San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA 25 26
         Burial: in Rose Memorial Park, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA 26

Events
Soc Sec Num: 567-01-3622. 25
He had a residence on 16 Jun 1900 in Westport, Mendocino, California, USA. 2
He had a residence on 21 Apr 1910 in South Fork, Humboldt, California. 28 Occupation: Teamster for stageline.
He had a residence on 5 Jun 1917 in Briceland, Humboldt, California, USA. 27 Occupation: Teamster for Wagner Leather Company.
He resided at Garberville-Briceland Road on 1 Jan 1920 in Briceland, Humboldt, California, USA. 29 Occupation: Oil Well Border
He had a residence on 23 Aug 1921 in Briceland, Humboldt, California, USA. 1
He had a residence on 23 Dec 1929 in Garberville, Humboldt, California, USA. 6
He had a residence on 4 Apr 1930 in Garberville, Humboldt, California, USA. 30 Occupation: Laborer


Parents
         Father: Robert P. COWEN 1 2
         Mother: Hannah Jane HENCHBARGER 1

Spouses and Children
1. *Emma M. PINER 31 
       Marriage: After 21 Apr 1910 - California 28 31
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Velma Laurel COWEN 31 32
                2. Edna Floy COWEN 31 33
                3. Granville G. COWEN 31

Notes
Marriage Notes (Emma M. Piner)
In the 1910 census Ralph and Emma were living in the household of May Craigie. Ralph was a border and Emma was the Cook. They were both listed as single and Emma used her maiden name even though Velma was born the following June. 28

picture Robert P. COWEN

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Sep 1835 - Pennsylvania 2 34
    Christening: 
          Death: 22 Jul 1900 - , Mendocino, California, USA 34 35
         Burial: in Rose Memorial Park, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA 34

Events
He had a residence on 16 Jun 1900 in Westport, Mendocino, California, USA. 2 Occupation: Retired


Spouses and Children
1. *Hannah Jane HENCHBARGER 1 
       Marriage: 1861 2 36
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Mary L. COWEN 1
                2. Margaret Mary COWEN 7 8
                3. John Wilson COWEN 3
                4. Emma COWEN 1
                5. Floy COWEN 1
                6. Nettie Alice COWEN 1
                7. Sallie COWEN 1
                8. Ralph Guy COWEN 1
                9. Living
                10. Living
                11. Living
                12. Living
                13. Living
                14. Living
                15. Jennie COWEN 1


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Sallie COWEN

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 2 Jan 1883 - ,, Pennsylvania, USA 37
    Christening: 
          Death: 9 Jul 1952 - , Sonoma, California, USA 37
         Burial: 

Events
She had a residence on 23 Aug 1921 in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA. 1
She had a residence on 23 Dec 1929 in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California, USA. 6


Parents
         Father: Robert P. COWEN 1 2
         Mother: Hannah Jane HENCHBARGER 1

Spouses and Children
1. Living


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Velma Laurel COWEN

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 25 Jun 1910 - California 31 32 38
    Christening: 
          Death: 1 Jun 1986 - , San Francisco, California, USA 32
         Burial: 

Events
She had a residence on 5 Jun 1917 in Briceland, Humboldt, California, USA. 27
She resided at Garberville-Briceland Road on 1 Jan 1920 in Briceland, Humboldt, California, USA. 29


Parents
         Father: Ralph Guy COWEN 1
         Mother: Emma M. PINER 31

Spouses and Children
1. Living
       Children:
                1. Don Ralph SELHORN 38 39

Notes
Birth Notes:
Obituary says she was 74 years old when she died which would make her birth year 1912.
General:
San Francisco Chronicle, 4 June 1986

Selhorn, Velma L.
- In San Francisco, June 1, 1986; beloved mother of Donn Selhorn of NJ; grandmother of Matthew and Michael Selhorn, mother-in-law of Carol Selhorn, a native of CA, age 74 years.

Friends are invited to attend funeral services Friday morning 11 o'clock at Halsted N. Gray - Carew & English 1123 Sutter St. Interment Cypress Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation Thur 4 until 9 p.m. 38

picture Living

      Sex: M


Spouses and Children
1. *Dora B. FLOOD 40 41 
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
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Sources


1 Births, Deaths, and Marriages of California's Mendocino Coast (Heritage Books Archives & Mendocino Coast Genealogy Society
Volume: Vol 1 - 4
Edition: First edition), Vol. 3, Page 56.

2 1900 U.S. census, Mendocino, California population schedule, Westport, enumeration district (ED) 80, sheet 12B, dwelling 231, family 231, Robert P. Cowen; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7602&iid=004118435_01097&fn=Ralph&ln=Cowen&st=r&ssrc=&pid=36399769 : accessed 23 Sep 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll T623_93.

3 Births, Deaths, and Marriages of California's Mendocino Coast (Heritage Books Archives & Mendocino Coast Genealogy Society
Volume: Vol 1 - 4
Edition: First edition), Vol 3, Page 56.

4 Rootsweb, California Death Records (URL: http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi), COWEN JOHN WILSON 06/13/1868 HENCHBARGER COWEN M PENNSYLVANIA MENDOCINO 11/27/1946 78 yr.

5 Phil Carnahan, Mendocino County Cemetery Index (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mendocem/cemetery/ceml.txt), Cowen, John Wilson 6 13 1868 11 27 1946 Russian River Cem., Ukiah.

6 Births, Deaths, and Marriages of California's Mendocino Coast (Heritage Books Archives & Mendocino Coast Genealogy Society
Volume: Vol 1 - 4
Edition: First edition), Vol. 3, Page 135.

7 Ken Conner, RE: Charles Burnham Plummer (Location: Original email in possession of Ronna Dumas), Margaret Mary Gallagher.

8 Births, Deaths, and Marriages of California's Mendocino Coast (Heritage Books Archives & Mendocino Coast Genealogy Society
Volume: Vol 1 - 4
Edition: First edition), Daughter of Hannah Jane Cowen, Vol. 3, Page 56.

9 Vital Search, California Death Index 1905-1929 (URL: http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/picdata/CA/deaths/190_/html/CA___de90_PLUMER-0.htm), Plummer, Margaret, C, 1, 62, 23, 12/21/29, 29, 63054 (Age 62).

10 1920 U. S. Census (Location: http://www.ancestry.com/search/io/browse.asp?c=3&state=California&county=Mendocino&township=Fort+Bragg&ed=122&roll=T625_121&STAbrv=CA&startimg=356&endimg=409&rp=398&hash=451576883&width=2293&height=1709&levels=5&colorspace=Grayscale), Age 52 born Pennsylvania.

11 Ken Conner, Conner Family History (22 November 2002.), Born in Clarion Co., PA on 19 April 1867. Family history written by Ken Conner, 22 November 2002.

12 Phil Carnahan, Mendocino County Cemetery Index (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mendocem/cemetery/ceml.txt), Plummer, Margaret 0 0 12 23 1929 Rose Memorial Park, Fort Bragg.

13 Vital Search, California Death Index 1905-1929 (URL: http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/picdata/CA/deaths/190_/html/CA___de90_PLUMER-0.htm), Plummer, Margaret, C, 1, 62, 23, 12/21/29, 29, 63054.

14 Ken Conner, Conner Family History (22 November 2002.)

15 Phil Carnahan, 1920 Mendocino County Great Register (URL: http://www.pacificsites.com/~pcarna/), 140 Plummer, Mrs. Margaret Fort Bragg No. 2 Housewife Fort Bragg.

16 1920 U. S. Census (Location: http://www.ancestry.com/search/io/browse.asp?c=3&state=California&county=Mendocino&township=Fort+Bragg&ed=122&roll=T625_121&STAbrv=CA&startimg=356&endimg=409&rp=398&hash=451576883&width=2293&height=1709&levels=5&colorspace=Grayscale), 1/.

17 Ken Conner, RE: Charles Burnham Plummer (Location: Original email in possession of Ronna Dumas), Mary Margaret Gallagher.

18 Ken Conner, Conner Family History (22 November 2002.), Hugh Gallagher.

19 Ken Conner (Location: Original E-mail in possession of Ronna Dumas), "she married at least two other men: one named Plummer and another named Martin."

20 Ken Conner, Morrissey (Location: Original email in possession of Ronna Dumas).

21 Ken Conner, RE: Charles Burnham Plummer (Location: Original email in possession of Ronna Dumas).

22 Births, Deaths, and Marriages of California's Mendocino Coast (Heritage Books Archives & Mendocino Coast Genealogy Society
Volume: Vol 1 - 4
Edition: First edition), Page 224.

23 Phil Carnahan, Mendocino County Cemetery Index (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mendocem/cemetery/ceml.txt), Faber, Mary L. 4 9 1866 12 29 1931 Russian River Cem., Ukiah.

24 Rootsweb, California Death Records (URL: http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi), JOHNSON NETTIE ALICE 07/16/1880 HENCHBARGER COWEN F PENNSYLVANIA MENDOCINO 12/28/1950 70 yrs.

25 Rootsweb, California Death Records (URL: http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi), COWEN RALPH GUY 08/03/1886 HAUCHBERGER COWEN M PENNSYLVANIA SAN FRANCISCO(38) 06/14/1950 567-01-3622 63 yrs.

26 Phil Carnahan, Mendocino County Cemetery Index (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mendocem/cemetery/ceml.txt), Cowen, Ralph Guy 8 3 1886 6 14 1950 Rose Memorial Park, Fort Bragg.

27 "World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918," database and images, Ancestry.com(http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&path= : accessed 22 Sep 2009), Ralph Guy Cowen.

28 1910 U.S. census, Humboldt, California population schedule, South Fork, enumeration district (ED) 25, sheet 2B, dwelling 40, family 40, Ralph Cowen; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7884&iid=CAT624_77-1353&fn=Ralph&ln=Cowen&st=r&ssrc=&pid=1051745 : accessed 23 Sep 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll T624_77.

29 1920 U.S. census, Humboldt, California population schedule, Briceland, enumeration district (ED) 60, sheet 7A, dwelling 146, family 130, Ralph Cowen; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6061&iid=CAT625_98-1079&fn=Ralph+G&ln=Cowen&st=r&ssrc=&pid=2848916 : accessed 23 Sep 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll T625_98.

30 1930 U.S. census, Humboldt, California population schedule, Garberville, enumeration district (ED) 46, sheet 3A, dwelling 64, family 64, Ralph Cowen; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6224&iid=CAT626_120-0776&fn=Ralph&ln=Cowen&st=r&ssrc=&pid=110569828 : accessed 23 Sep 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 120.

31 Revae [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE,] to Ronna Dumas, e-mail, 22 Sep 2009, "Ralph Guy Cowen"; privately held by Dumas, [(E-ADDRESS) & MAILING ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Cameron Park, California.

32 Rootsweb, California Death Index (http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi), SELHORN VELMA LAUREL 06/25/1910 PINER COWEN F CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO(38) 06/01/1986 545-09-4325 75 yrs.

33 Rootsweb, California Death Index (http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi), COWEN EDNA FLOY 07/22/1912 PINER COWEN F CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO(38) 02/11/1946 554-18-5008 33 yrs.

34 Phil Carnahan, Mendocino County Cemetery Index (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mendocem/cemetery/ceml.txt), Cowen, Robert 0 0 1836 7 22 1900 Rose Memorial Park, Fort Bragg.

35 Phil Carnahan, Mendocino County Death Index (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mendocem/#Death), Cowen, Robert Death 8/10/1900 Dispatch Democrat
Cowen, Robert Death 8/10/1900 Mendocino Dispatch Democrat.

36 Births, Deaths, and Marriages of California's Mendocino Coast (Heritage Books Archives & Mendocino Coast Genealogy Society
Volume: Vol 1 - 4
Edition: First edition).

37 Rootsweb, California Death Records (URL: http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi), CUMMINGS SALLY 01/02/1883 HINCHBARGER COWAN F PENNSYLVANIA SONOMA 07/09/1952 69 yrs.

38 "Selhorn, Velma L.," (San Francisco)San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Jun 1986, p. 35, col. 5.

39 Ancestry.com, California Birth Index 1905-1995 (URL: http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5247), Name: Don Ralph Selhorn
Birth Date: 17 Jan 1933
Gender: Male
Mother's Maiden Name: Cowan
Birth County: San Francisco
.

40 1880 U. S. Census (Location: http://www.ancestry.com/search/io/browse.asp?c=5&state=California&county=Modoc&township=Alturas&ed=68&roll=T9_69&STAbrv=CA&startimg=43&endimg=79&rp=75&hash=1330419563&width=2445&height=2917&levels=5&colorspace=Grayscale).

41 1880 Soundex (Location: California State Library, California Room, Sacramento, CA).


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