Lydia Leona McKowan

Lydia Leona McKowan[1]

Female 1882 - 1930  (~ 49 years)

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  • Name Lydia Leona McKowan 
    Born Between 1881 and 1882  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1885  Iowa State Census, Cass Township, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: Abt. 4 
    McKowan, Edward P. household, 1885 Iowa State Census, Cass Township, Iowa
    McKowan, Edward P. household, 1885 Iowa State Census, Cass Township, Iowa
    Edward P. McKowan, wife, Emaline, Sons Joseph, Lafayette, Asa, daughters, Rue Anna, and Leona McKowan; his daughter Evaline Elisabeth McKowan Brewer and her son, Edward Brewer.
    Census 1900  St. Paul, Ward 10, Ramsey County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Brimmer, Eli C. household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Minnesota, Ramsey County, Minnesota
    Brimmer, Eli C. household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Minnesota, Ramsey County, Minnesota
    Eli C. Brimmer & wife, Josephine (McKowan) Brimmer; sons, Archie E. Brimmer and Ernest C. Bimmer; daughter, Josephine Brimmer; mother-in-law, Emaline (Whitney) McKowan; brother-in-law, Joseph W. McKowan.
    Census 1905  16 Nourse Street, St. Paul, Ward 10, Precinct 4, Ramsey County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Minnesota State Census 
    Age: Abt. 24 
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1905 Minnesota State Census, Ramsey County, St. Paul.
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1905 Minnesota State Census, Ramsey County, St. Paul.
    Alanson M. Curryer, his wife, Lydia L. McKowan Curryer; Emeline Whitney McKowan, Lydia's mother; Joseph W. McKowan and his wife Genevieve E. McKowan; Louis Lafayette McKowan, and his wife Georgia Ann McKowan.
    Census 1905  296 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Minnesota State Census 
    Age: Abt. 24 
    Curryer, Joseph C., 1905 Minnesota State Census, 296 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
    Curryer, Joseph C., 1905 Minnesota State Census, 296 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
    Joseph C. Curryer, Joseph's wife, Sarah E. Curryer, daughter Myrtle Curryer, sons John H. and Alanson M. Curryer, and Alanson's wife, Lydia Leona McKowan Curryer
    Census 1910  282 Summit Place, St. Paul, 8th Ward, Ramsey County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: Abt. 28 
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Ramsey County, Minnesota, Ward 8, St. Paul
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Ramsey County, Minnesota, Ward 8, St. Paul
    Alanson M. Curryer, his wife, Lydia L. McKowan Curryer, and a son Alanson M. Curryer, Jr.
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Ramsey County, Minnesota, Ward 8, St. Paul.
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Ramsey County, Minnesota, Ward 8, St. Paul.
    Alanson M. Curryer, his wife, Lydia L. McKowan Curryer, and a son, Alanson M. Curryer, Jr.
    Census 1920  657 42nd Street, Ward 1, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: Abt. 38 
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Iowa, Polk County, Ward 1, Des Moines
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Iowa, Polk County, Ward 1, Des Moines
    Alanson M. Curryer, his wife, Lydia L. McKowan Curryer, Sons, Alansons M. Jr., Joseph R., and daughter Mary L. Curryer.
    Census 1925  Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1925 Iowa State Census 
    Age: Abt. 43 
    Curryer, Alanson M., 1925 Iowa State Census, Des Moines, Ward 1, Polk County, Iowa
    Curryer, Alanson M., 1925 Iowa State Census, Des Moines, Ward 1, Polk County, Iowa
    Alanson M. Curryer; his wife, Lydia Leona McKowan Curryer; son, Alanson M. Curryer, Jr.; daughter, Mary L. Curryer.
    Census 1930  1413 North Kingsley Drive, Assembly District 55, Block 574, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Age: Abt. 48 
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, California, Los Angeles County, City of Los Angeles.
    Curryer, Alanson M. household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, California, Los Angeles County, City of Los Angeles.
    Alanson M. Curryer, his wife, Lydia L. McKowan Curryer, a son, Alanson M. Curryer, Jr., and a daughter, Mary L. Curryer.
    Voter Registration 1930  Los Angeles, LA Precinct 1047, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Age: Abt. 48 
    McKowan (Curryer), Lydia Leona, Voter Registration, Index to Register of Voters, Los Angeles Precinct 1047, Los Angeles County, California, 1930.
    McKowan (Curryer), Lydia Leona, Voter Registration, Index to Register of Voters, Los Angeles Precinct 1047, Los Angeles County, California, 1930.
    Died 26 May 1930  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    McKowan (Curryer), Lydia Leona Death and Funeral Notice
    McKowan (Curryer), Lydia Leona Death and Funeral Notice
    Funeral to be held at her home one day after her death.
    Buried Date Unknown  Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; Memorial ID: 27335550. Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Alanson M. Curryer [AMC 10.] and Lydia Leona McKowan Curryer [[LyM 03.], headstone.
    Alanson M. Curryer [AMC 10.] and Lydia Leona McKowan Curryer [[LyM 03.], headstone.
    Plot: Block 21 Section: Lot: 00075
    Person ID I1066  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2019 

    Father Edward P. McKowan,   b. 1 Aug 1822, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1892, Muscatine, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Emaline Whitney,   b. Mar 1842, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1915, Prob. Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 May 1858  Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alanson M. Curryer,   b. 20 Dec 1881, Garden City Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sept 1943, Prob. Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1905  [7
    Children 
     1. Alanson M. Curryer, Jr.,   b. 04 Aug 1909, Washington State Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1952, Colusa, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Mary L. Curryer,   b. Abt 1913, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1983, Camarillo, Ventura County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)  [Birth]
     3. Joseph R Curryer,   b. 1918, Prob. Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Prob. Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Curryer Family
    Curryer Family
    Alanson Curryer, known as Lance, on the end in black top hat, and Lydia Leona McKowan in the middle with the rest of the Curryer family, many of whom are identified.

  • Notes 
    •        In the 1885 Iowa State Census, Leona McKowan is a four year old female. she is living with her parents, Edward P. McKowan and Emerline Whitney McKowan, and 4 siblings in Cass Township, Hamilton County, Iowa. [EPM 11.]
             In the 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Leona McKowan is a 19 year old, white, single female. She was born in Iowa of parents who were born in Canada (father) and Ohio (mother). Her occupation is that of a teacher of music. She is employed. She speaks, reads, and writes English. She lives with her mother, Evaline, and a brother, Joseph W., in the household of Eli C. Brimmer, his wife, Josephine, a daughter of Evaline and Edward P. McKowan, and three children of Eli and Josephine, Archie E., Ernest C., Josephine, in the 10th Ward, 2314 Langford Ave., St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. [ECB 06; JWM 01.]
             In the 1905 Minnesota State Census, Lydia L. McKowan Curryer is a 24 year old, white, married female. She is married to Alanson M. Curryer. She was born in Iowa of parents who were born in Canada (father) and Ohio (mother). She has lived in the state of Minnesota for 5 years. She is a housewife. With her live the following: Her mother, Emaline McKowan, Lydia's brother, Joseph W. McKowan and his wife, Genevieve E. McKowan; Lydia's brother Louis L. (Lafayette) McKowan and his wife, Georgianne. They all live at 16 Nourse Street, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. [AMC 04.]
             In a second 1905 Census, we find Lydia Leona McKowan Curryer, a 24 year old, white, married female, married to Alanson M. Curryer, living at 296 Selby Ave. in St. Paul with Joseph C. Curryer, his wife Sarah E., John H., and Myrtle M. Curryer. Lydia was born in Iowa of parents who were born in Canada (father) and Ohio (mother). She has lived in Minnesota five years and St. Paul two years. No occupation is listed for her. [JCCu 01.]
             In a letter received from Florence Anne Fort Welch Stevenson, November 17, 2005, the following is quoted: "For the McKowan line I found a faded old news clipping of Leona McKowan's wedding. (no date is given.) St. Paul Pioneer Press: Miss Lydia Leona McKowan, daughter of Mrs. E. P. McKowan, and Alauson M. Curryer of St. Paul were married at the residence of the bride's mother on Nourse Street...She was accompanied by her brother J. W. McKowan...Mr. and Mrs. Curryer will be at home after December 15th on Nourse Street, St. Paul." Master Ernest Brimmer, nephew of the bride and Miss Josephine Brimmer, a little niece of the bride, were participants in the wedding party. Also Mabel Pierce (Dale Lange's grandmother) assisted in hospitalities following the service..." [FAF 03.]
             In the 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Lydia Leona McKowan is a 28 year old,, white, married female. She has been married to Alanson M. Curryer for five years. She has given birth to one child who is living at the time of the census. She was born in Iowa of parents who were born in Canada (father) and New Hampshire (mother - I think this was Maine). She reads, writes, and speaks English. She has no employment outside the home. She lives with her husband, Alanson, and a son, Alanson M. Curryer, Jr., at 282 Summit place, 8th ward, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. [AMC 01.]
             In the 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Leona Lydia McKowan is a 38 year old, white, married female. She is married to Alanson M. Curryer. She reads, writes, and speaks English. She was born in Iowa of parents who were born in Ohio and Illinois - Canada and Maine perhaps. She has no employment outside the home. She lives with her husband, Alanson M. Sr., and three children (Alanson M. Jr., Mary L., Joseph R.) at 657 42nd Street Ward 1, Des Moines, Polk county, Iowa. [AMC 02.]
             In the 1925 Iowa State Census, Lydia Leona McKowan is a 43 year old, white, married female. She is married to Alanson M. Curryer. She has been a citizen of the United States for 43 years and a resident of Iowa for 10 years (probably more since she was born in Iowa). She graduated from high school and reads and writes English. She lives with her husband, Alanson, and two children, Alanson Jr., and Mary L., in Des Moines, 42nd Street, Ward 1, Polk County, Iowa. [AMC 07.]
             In the 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Lydia Leona McKowan is a 48 year old, white, married female. She is married to Alanson M. Curryer. She was first married when she was 22 years old. She was born in Iowa of parents who were born in Canada (father) and the U.S. - probably Maine (mother). She reads, writes, and speaks English. She has no employ outside the home. She lives with her husband and two children (Alanson M., Jr., and Mary L.) at 1413 North Kingsley Drive, Block 574, Assembly District 55, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. [AMC 03.]
             On 26 May 1930, Lydia Leona McKowan Curryer dies. The death notice in the Los Angeles Times reads: May 26, 1930, Mrs. Lydia Leona Curryer, wife of A. M. Curryer and mother of Mary and Alanson M. Curryer Jr., and Aunt of Richard Dix.
             Funeral services will be held, May 27 at 3 p.m. at her late residence, 1413 north Kingly Drive. W. M. Strother, funeral director. (Des Moines, Iowa and St. Paul, Minn papers please copy.)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3520] Edward P. McKowan household, 1885 Iowa State Census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Cass township, dwelling number 77, family number 83, page number 121, Family History Film 1021473, volume 193 in Quigg, Gary, comp. (2003). Iowa State Census, 1885 [database online], Provo, Ut: Ancestry.com. [EPM 11.] Full name comes from a Letter from Florence Anne Stevenson (widow of Earl George Welch, Jr.; 328 Sonehedge Drive, Frankfort, K.Y. 40601-4837) held in 2005 (November 17) by Lange (2315 Madre Drive NE Albuquerque, NM 87112-2503).

    2. [S3521] Edward P. McKowan household, 1885 Iowa State Census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Cass township, dwelling number 77, family number 83, page number 121, Family History Film 1021473, volume 193 in Quigg, Gary, comp. (2003). Iowa State Census, 1885 [database online], Provo, Ut: Ancestry.com. [EPM 11.].

    3. [S3522] Edward P. McKowan household, 1885 Iowa State Census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Cass township, dwelling number 77, family number 83, page number 121, Family History Film 1021473, volume 193 in Quigg, Gary, comp. (2003). Iowa State Census, 1885 [database online], Provo, Ut: Ancestry.com. [EPM 11.].

    4. [S3523] Eli C. Brimmer household, 1900 U. S. Census, Ramsey County, Minnesota, City of St. Paul, 10th Ward, ED 151, SD 131, sheet 188A, dwelling 41, family 42: National Archives micropublication T623, roll 786. [ECB 06; JWM 01.].

    5. [S8169] Alanson M. Curryer household, 1905 Minnesota State Census, Ramsey County, St. Paul; Ward 10, Sub-division B, Precinct 4, Schedule Sheet No. 5; MNSC_149; Ancestry.com. (2007). Minnesota Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905 [Database Online). Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc. [AMC 04.].

    6. [S8194] Joseph C. Curryer household, 1905 Minnesota State Census, Ramsey County, population schedule,City of St. Paul, ED 21, schedule sheet 8; MNSC_147. Ancestry.com. (2007). Minnesota Territorial and State Census 1849-1905 [Databses On-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [JCCu 01.].

    7. [S7472] Alanson Curryer household, 1910 U. S. Census, Ramsey County, Minnesota, St. Paul, 8th Ward, ED 108, SD 4, sheet 245A, dwelling 185, family 266; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 719. [AMC 01.].

    8. [S3524] Alanson M. Curryer household, 1920 U. S. Census, Polk County, Iowa, Des Moines, Ward 1, ED 78, SD 7. sheet 1B, dwelling 20, family 20; National Archives micropublication T625, roll 507. [AMC 02.].

    9. [S8201] Alanson M. Curryer household, 1925 Iowa State Census, Polk County, Des Moines, line 12; roll IA1925_1891. Ancestry.com. (2007). Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 [Database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. [AMC 07.].

    10. [S3525] Alanson M. Curryer household, 1930 U. S. Census, Los Angeles County, California, Los Angeles, ED 19-44, SD 16, sheet 12B, dwelling 283, family 395; National Archives Micropublication T626, roll 133, image 585. [AMC 03.].

    11. [S8192] Lydia Leona McKowan (Curryer), voter registration, Index to Register of Voters, Los Angeles Precinct 1047, Los Angeles County, California, 1930 [LyM 02.].

    12. [S8190] Lydia Leona McKowan (Curryer), death notice, 27 May 1930, Historical Newspaper Birth, Marriage and Death Announcements, 1851-2003. Los Angeles Times, 27 May 1930, p. 511. Ancestry.com. [LyM 01.].

    13. [S9772] Lydia Leona McKowan Curryer. Burial. (2012). Ancestry.com. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Memorial ID: 27335550. [LyM 03.].

    14. [S7347] Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. (2000). Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com. [EPM 03.].


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