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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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The Tomato Dream – Poem by Wallace Paul Cowan (1903-1988)

          Here’s a poem written by my grandfather, Wallace Paul Cowan. Midland Hardware refers to the Midland True Value Hardware store located at Antioch Shopping Center in Kansas City, Missouri.  He worked there after “retirement” in … Continue reading

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Ma Terry’s Boarding House – Selina Martin Terry (1873-1952)

My grandfather, Wallace Paul Cowan (1903-1988), moved from Springdale, Arkansas to Kansas City, Missouri in the late 1920s. This picture is dated 1928, and Paul was standing outside of what he called Ma Terry’s Boarding House at 2512 Prospect in … 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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Thomas Macklin “Mack” Hinson

  (Scrapbook pages were done in Close To My Heart’s Studio J. Edited to remove incorrect names. They had 2 children.) Thomas Macklin Hinson is my grandfather Wallace Paul Cowan’s uncle, brother to his mother Myrtle Bertie Hinson Cowan (1879-1971). He is the … Continue reading

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Myrtle Bertie Hinson Cowan (1879-1971)

      (Scrapbook pages created in Close To My Heart’s Studio J.) This is the final installment of my series on the children of my great great grandparents Isaac Newton Hinson (1849-1925) and Louisa Cumi Harp Hinson (1852-1918). You can read … Continue reading

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James Daniel Hinson (1881-1949)

   (Scrapbook pages created in Close To My Heart’s Studio J.) James Daniel Hinson is my grandfather Wallace Paul Cowan’s uncle, brother to his mother Myrtle Bertie Hinson Cowan (1879-1971). He is the 6th of 10 children of Isaac Newton Hinson (1849-1925) … Continue reading

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Dora Ada Hinson Sanders (1875-1959)

   (Scrapbook pages created in Close To My Heart’s Studio J) Dora Ada Hinson Sanders is my grandfather Wallace Paul Cowan’s aunt, sister to his mother Myrtle Bertie Hinson Cowan (1879-1971). She is the 3rd of 10 children of Isaac Newton … Continue reading

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May Belle Hinson Baggett (1877-1970)

   (Scrapbook pages done in Close To My Heart’s Studio J.) May Belle Hinson Baggett is my grandfather Wallace Paul Cowan’s aunt, sister to his mother Myrtle Bertie Hinson Cowan (1879-1971). She is the 4th of 10 children of Isaac Newton … Continue reading

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Vernie Jane Hinson Lloyd (1889-1920)

A cousin, Sonny Sanders, sent me this photo of Vernie Jane Hinson Lloyd, with her sister Cleopatra Ellen Hinson Johnson (1886-1946) on the left. Vernie is my grandfather Wallace Paul Cowan’s aunt, sister to his mother Myrtle Bertie Hinson Cowan (1879-1971). She … Continue reading

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