Tag Archives: Carol Ann Cowan Hopper

Am I related to Lana Turner on the Cowan side?

I haven’t done much genealogy lately, because I’ve gone back to college. I’m on fall break this week and conveniently a genealogy project has fallen into my lap. My mom died 6 years ago today, and she was a big … Continue reading

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Wallace Paul Cowan (1903-1988) & Ellen Cecelia Barber (1908-1990)

Wallace Paul Cowan & Ellen Cecelia Barber Cowan are my grandparents, the parents of my mother Carol Ann Cowan Hopper. Wallace Paul Cowan was born on January 25, 1903 in Arkansas. He is the son of Albert Gibson Cowan and … Continue reading

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James William Barber (1884-1951) & Lula May Watrous (1885-1960)

My great grandfather James William Barber was born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 6, 1884 to Joseph Barboro and Sarah Ann Clovis. (You can read all about them here.) His last name went through many changes over the years. … Continue reading

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Marshall Auto Store – 1940s and 1950s, Kansas City, Missouri

My grandfather Wallace Paul Cowan (1903-1988) loved cars. He had a long career as a salesperson and┬ámanager of Marshall Auto Store in Kansas City, Missouri. I remember riding with Grandma to pick up Grandpa from work at Marshall Auto Store … Continue reading

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