HENRY C. COWELL.
Intimation of the death of Mr Henry C. Cowell, of Cleveland, reached Peel last week and was received with
great regret by his .relatives and those who knew him here.
Mr H. C. Cowell was born in
Peel on May .7th, 1847. As a young man he worked in he employ of Mr Graves as a ship carpenter. On Nov. 25th,
1875, he married Marianne
Kermode, of Peel. He with his wife and family emigrated
to the United
in 1887, going direct to Cleveland, where he resided until his death. He was a reliable employee of the
American Shipbuilding Co., Ltd worked for them for 27 consecutive years, and
for the last six years he was active (with his sons) m the building industry in
Cleveland. He leaves a widow and five children viz., Mrs J. E. Christian, John H., Philip C., George W., and
Edith M. Cowell. A large circle of friends and
acquaintances attended to pay their last tribute to him. The funeral services
were held from his residence, 2032 W. 101st street, on Monday, June 21st. The Rev. M. J. Keyes, of Rocky-River M.E. Church, conducted the services. The pall-bearers were all
men formerly of Peel:-John Q. Kneale, Wm. A. Kelly,
Sam Watson, W. H. Cowell (nephew), Eb Kaighin and Jack Hyslop.
The burial took place in West Park Cemetery.
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