David Lee Cousins Jr1

M, b. 23 April 1924, d. 19 March 2018
Father*David Lee Cousins1 b. 10 Dec 1890, d. 27 Jun 1973
Mother*Ella Schreckengost1 b. 26 Jun 1899, d. 15 May 1977
Last Edited11 Apr 2021
     David Lee Cousins Jr was born on 23 April 1924 at Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1 He married Helen Wright circa 1950.2 David Lee Cousins Jr married Bernest Pauline (?) in 1964.1 David Lee Cousins Jr died on 19 March 2018 at at home, North Buffalo Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, at age 93. His obit: David Lee Cousins, Jr., 93, of North Buffalo Township, died Monday, March 19, 2018, in his home.

Born April 23, 1924, in North Buffalo Township, he was a son of the late David Lee Cousins, Sr., and Ella (Schrecengost) Cousins.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served in World War II as an anti-aircraft "POM-POM" gunner aboard the USS Wisconsin (BB-64). Mr. Cousins was a member of North Buffalo Grace Brethren Church. He was a retired coal miner, having worked for Cadogan Coal Mine, Union Carbide, and Penn Allegheny Coal Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going to camp.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Bernest Pauline Cousins; two sons, David (Sharyl) Cousins and Richard (Cathy) Cousins, both of North Buffalo Township; two daughters, Carol Schaeffer and Gaye (Tim) Porter, both of North Buffalo Township; 9 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ella Mae Smith; his brothers, Robert, Franklin Russell, Brady, and Ernest Cousins; and an infant brother, Jimmy Harold Cousins.

Friends will be welcomed at the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, on Wednesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Additional visitation will be held at North Buffalo Grace Brethren Church, on Thursday, from 10 a.m., until the time of services at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jim Rose officiating. Entombment will follow in Lawn Haven Burial Estates, with military honors provided by the Armstrong County Honor Guard. To send an online condolence, please visit www.welchfh.com.1

Family 1

Helen Wright
Child

Family 2

Bernest Pauline (?)

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched for children of Ella Cousins Apr 11 2021.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched for children of Ella Cousins Apr 11 2021, obit for David Lee Cousins Jr.

Gayell Mae Cousins1

F, b. 19 April 1951, d. 7 September 2020
Father*David Lee Cousins Jr1 b. 23 Apr 1924, d. 19 Mar 2018
Mother*Helen Wright1
Last Edited11 Apr 2021
     Gayell Mae Cousins married Tim Porter.1 Gayell Mae Cousins was born on 19 April 1951 at Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1 She died on 7 September 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, at age 69.1 She was buried on 10 September 2020 at Riverview Cemetery, Apollo, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1 Gayell Mae Cousins Find-a-Grave.com ID # 215395324.2
     Her married name was Porter.1 She lived on 19 May 2018 at North Buffalo Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Tim Porter

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched for children of Ella Cousins Apr 11 2021, obit for David Lee Cousins Jr.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 11 April 2021), memorial page for Gaynell Mae Cousins Porter (19 Apr 1951–7 Sep 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 215395324, citing Riverview Cemetery, Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Danica Jack (contributor 48068126).

Etheldra Bowdler1,2

F, b. 1 June 1755
Father*Edward Bowdler3
Mother*Sarah (?)3
ChartsSheri Gregg Fisher Ancestors Indented
Last Edited17 Apr 2021
     Etheldra Bowdler was christened on 1 June 1755 at Saint Martin, Westminister, London, England.4
She married Timothy Hughes on 23 July 1788 at Saint Vedast, Foster Lane and Saint Michael Le Querlo, London, London, England. Minister was Tho. Therlwall, witnesses were Henry Rutt, Jr and Mary Strong. Page 85, Image # 181 in Register of St Vedast, Foster Lane, London.1,2

     As of before 1796,her married name was Hughes.1 FamilySearch Family Tree ID # M9ZD-VSX.

Family

Timothy Hughes
Children

Citations

  1. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage apr 17 2021. David Hughes birth (baptism?) GS Film #      0596972 (RG4 4174) (unknown file date).
  2. [S295] Certificate, unknown spouses' names marriage, From My Heritage, Apr 17 2021. England Marriages 1538-1973. GS Film #942 B4HA V. 30.
  3. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage, Apr 17 2021, GS Film #      561143 for baptism of daughter, Etheldra (unknown file date).
  4. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage, Apr 17 2021, GS Film #      561143 (unknown file date).
  5. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage apr 17 2021. Timothy Hughes birth (baptism?) GS Film #      0596972 (RG4 4174) (unknown file date).
  6. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage apr 17 2021. Thomas Hughes birth (baptism?) GS Film #      0596972 (RG4 4174) (unknown file date).
  7. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage apr 17 2021. William Hughes birth (baptism?) GS Film #      0596972 (RG4 4174) (unknown file date).

Thomas Hughes1

M, b. 13 May 1793
Father*Timothy Hughes1
Mother*Etheldra Bowdler1 b. 1 Jun 1755
Last Edited17 Apr 2021
     Thomas Hughes was born on 13 May 1793 at Finsbury, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage apr 17 2021. Thomas Hughes birth (baptism?) GS Film #      0596972 (RG4 4174) (unknown file date).

Timothy Hughes1

M, b. 1 March 1791
Father*Timothy Hughes1
Mother*Etheldra Bowdler1 b. 1 Jun 1755
Last Edited17 Apr 2021
     Timothy Hughes was born on 1 March 1791 at Finsbury, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage apr 17 2021. Timothy Hughes birth (baptism?) GS Film #      0596972 (RG4 4174) (unknown file date).

William Hughes1

M, b. 8 December 1794
Father*Timothy Hughes1
Mother*Etheldra Bowdler1 b. 1 Jun 1755
Last Edited17 Apr 2021
     William Hughes was born on 8 December 1794 at Finsbury, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S305] Unknown name of person, unknown record type, From My Heritage apr 17 2021. William Hughes birth (baptism?) GS Film #      0596972 (RG4 4174) (unknown file date).

Allen Woods1

M, b. 1890
Last Edited19 Apr 2021
     Allen Woods was born in 1890 at New Jersey.1 He married Nattie Ayers, daughter of Frederick Ayers and Mary J. Hughes, before 1920.1
     Allen Woods was listed as a resident in Frederick Ayers and Mary J. Ayers's household in the census report on 5 January 1920 at 90 Essex St, Rahway, Union, Maryland; Also listed on census were a nephew and niece Robert Anderson, age 14 and Margaret, age 12.1

Family

Nattie Ayers b. Jun 1891

Citations

  1. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Rahway Ward 1, Dist 137, Dwelling #90, Family # 96.

James L Alexander1

M, b. circa 1886
Last Edited19 Apr 2021
     James L Alexander was born circa 1886 at Maryland.1 He married Margaret Ayers, daughter of Frederick Ayers and Mary J. Hughes, before 1920.1
     James L Alexander was listed as a resident in Frederick Ayers and Mary J. Ayers's household in the census report on 5 January 1920 at 90 Essex St, Rahway, Union, Maryland; Also listed on census were a nephew and niece Robert Anderson, age 14 and Margaret, age 12.1

Family

Margaret Ayers b. Nov 1898

Citations

  1. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Rahway Ward 1, Dist 137, Dwelling #90, Family # 96.

Peter Levi Bowser1

M, b. September 1873, d. 6 July 1954
Father*Absolum Levi Bowser2 b. 1844, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane John b. 1846, d. 7 Aug 1932
Last Edited19 Apr 2021
     Peter Levi Bowser was born in September 1873 at Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1,3,2 He married Ella Pearl Bryson (Brison) circa 1902.1 Peter Levi Bowser died on 6 July 1954 at Armstrong, Pennsylvania, at age 80.2 He was buried on 9 July 1954 at Grace Brethren Church Cemetery, Center Hill, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.2 Peter Levi Bowser Find-a-Grave.com ID # 41983107.4
     He was a miner in clay mine on 3 June 1910 at Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1 He, 36, appeared as Head of Household on the census of 3 June 1910 at Rear Johnson Ave, Wickboro, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Ella Pearl Bryson (Brison) b. 4 Jun 1881, d. 1 May 1958
Child

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong, Wickboro, Dist 51, Dwelling # 284, Family # 292.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched 4/19/2021 for Priscilla parents.
  3. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Certificate for daughter Priscella Bowser Cousins.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 19 April 2021), memorial page for Peter Levi Bowser (Sep 1873–6 Jul 1954), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41983107, citing Grace Brethren Church Cemetery, Center Hill, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Robert Allen Bowser (contributor 47093845).

Ella Pearl Bryson (Brison)1,2

F, b. 4 June 1881, d. 1 May 1958
Last Edited19 Apr 2021
     Ella Pearl Bryson (Brison) was born on 4 June 1881 at Templeton, Armstrong, Pennsylvania. Date on obit differs from date on daughter's delayed birth certificate.1,3 She married Peter Levi Bowser, son of Absolum Levi Bowser and Mary Jane John, circa 1902.1 Ella Pearl Bowser died on 1 May 1958 at at home, Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, at age 76.4 She was buried on 4 May 1958 at Grace Brethren Church Cemetery, Center Hill, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.4
     As of circa 1902,her married name was Bowser.1 She was listed as a resident in Peter Levi Bowser and Ella Pearl Bowser's household in the census report on 3 June 1910 at Rear Johnson Ave, Wickboro, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Peter Levi Bowser b. Sep 1873, d. 6 Jul 1954
Child

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong, Wickboro, Dist 51, Dwelling # 284, Family # 292.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched 4/19/2021 for Priscilla parents.
  3. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Certificate for daughter Priscella Bowser Cousins.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched 4/19/2021 for Priscilla parents, grandparents.

Absalom Levi Bowser1

M, b. 1844, d. 1912
Last Edited19 Apr 2021
     Absalom Levi Bowser was born in 1844.1 He died in 1912.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched 4/19/2021 for Priscilla parents.

Margareta Adams1

F, b. 30 January 1801
Father*Thomas Adams1 b. 5 Jul 1735, d. 5 Dec 1776
Mother*Maria Magdalene Wingerman1 b. 2 Feb 1721, d. 2 Jan 1826
Last Edited20 Apr 2021
     Margareta Adams was born on 30 January 1801 at Conewago Township, Adams, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S223] Various, PA and NJ Church & town Records, Record ID 2451::23450650,.

Thomas Adams Jr1

M, b. 1761, d. 18 January 1826
Father*Thomas Adams1 b. 5 Jul 1735, d. 5 Dec 1776
Mother*Maria Magdalene Wingerman1 b. 2 Feb 1721, d. 2 Jan 1826
Last Edited21 Apr 2021
     Thomas Adams Jr was born in 1761 at Conewago Township, Adams, Pennsylvania.1 He married Mary Daugherty circa 1790.2 Thomas Adams Jr died on 18 January 1826 at Taneytown, Carroll, Maryland.1 He was buried on 21 January 1826 at Saint Josephs Catholic Church Cemetery, Taneytown, Carroll, Maryland.1 Thomas Adams Jr Find-a-Grave.com ID # 8187202.3

Family

Mary Daugherty b. 1764, d. 1826
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, researched apr 20, 2021 for DNA matches to parents, Thomas and Maria Magdalena Adams.
  2. [S156] Ancestry Family Tree, online www.ancestry.com, Hoy Family Tree owned by Cesarino131, discovered Apr 20 2021.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 20 April 2021), memorial page for Thomas Adams Jr. (1761–18 Jan 1826), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8187202, citing Saint Josephs Catholic Church Cemetery, Taneytown, Carroll County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by Albert Ledoux (contributor 46511171).