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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 23 January 1931
Obituary of DORA M. McCOWAN
Mrs. Dora McCowan Dead
She had been a Resident of This Community 54 Years
Mrs. Dora M. McCowan, 70 years old, died this morning at 9:35 at the home of her daughter Mrs. H. J. Neptune, 608 West Beech, after an illness of many months.

Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be in Union Valley cemetery, a plot of ground given to that community by her husband for a cemetery.

Dora Minerva Hill was born August 21, 1860 at Richwood OH. She moved to Vermillion County, Ill., with her parents when she was 9 years old. In 1876 they came to Kansas, locating on a farm five miles west of Chanute. She was married to John J. McCowan January 1, 1878. The past two years they have resided with Mrs. Neptune.

Mrs. McCowan became a member of the Methodist church when a girl and has been a faithful worker in the church since. She was a member of Mrs. J. M. Cavaness Sunday school class.

Surviving are: Her husband, two daughters, Mrs. R. A. Parkins, Kansas City, Kan., and Mrs. Neptune; two sons, L. C. McCowan, Twin Falls, Ida., and Grant McCowan of Chanute; seventeen grandchildren and four great granddaughters. 
Transcribed and Contributed by Susie Meyer

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