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Ada Mclain (1869-1952)
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Born: 25 Dec 1869 Arkansas.
Married: Leonidas Edwin Cowling (1868-1940) on 4 Sep 1889 in Hempstead County Arkansas. 2
Died: 18 Oct 1952 Alameda, California. 1
Buried: .

John B. Mclain
Abt 1840-Aft 1880

Ada Mclain
25 Dec 1869-18 Oct 1952
Married: 30 Jan 1868
James Norwood
14 Feb 1814-8 Jun 1910
Mary Francis Norwood
1845-22 Dec 1878
Married: 12 Jan 1845
Susannah Reno
1819-6 Sep 1896

Spouse and Children

      Leonidas Edwin Cowling

Brothers and Sisters

COWLING - In Oakland, October 18, 1952. Ada Cowling, loving mother of Mrs. George W. Trultt of Oakland. Kelly Cowling - of Corpus Christ!, Tex., and L. E. Cowling Jr. of Houston, Tex.; grandmother of Jody Stringer, Nancy Arce, Edwin Truitt, Lane, Robert, and Richard Cowling and Elizabeth Strube; a native of Arkansas. A member of South Bluff Methodist Church of Corpus Christi. Friends may call at Truman's, Telegraph Avenue at 30th Street, Oakland, until 3 p.m. Tuesday. (Abundant private parking.) Interment, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Mrs. Ada Cowling

Funeral services for Mrs. Ada McLaln Cowling, 81, will be held at Cage-Mills Chapel at 2:30 p. Friday with the Rev. Lowell pastor of South Bluff Methodist Church, officiating, Burial will be In Rose Hill Cemetary. Pallbearers will be Buford Craig, James Gallowny, Clarence Hertol, John C. Greene, Willard White arid A. T. Key. Mrs. Cowling, a resident of Corpus Christi for 15 years, died saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs, George W. Truitt, in Calif. She had resided with Mrs. Truitt for the past two yours, Surviving, besides her daughter, are two sons. Kelly Cowling, Corpus Christi, and L. E. Cowling Houston.3 4


  1. California Death Index, 1940-1997
  2. "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957", database with images, FamilySearch
  3. Oakland Tribune, 20 Oct 1952, Mon, Page 39
  4. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times, 22 Oct 1952, Wed, Page 24

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