Monthly Archives: October 2005

Flying instructor

Does anyone know Stewart W. (Andrew) Cogswell (18??-1956)?  He’s third from the left in the picture.  He was a flight instructor at the Curtiss School in 1915/6. During his service at the Curtiss School in Newport News, Virginia, Stewart gave then … Continue reading

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Statue back

Dr. Cogswell has been back in Central Park, Rockville, CT., for several weeks now, but the dedication and unveiling took place Saturday, October 22nd, ceremony starting at 1 p.m.. unveiling at 2 p.m., in the rain, followed by a reception … Continue reading

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Almost ready

All but two pages of the December courier are now ready for proofreading, and it will take a big story to get anything bumped.  Completed are: Cogswells in the War of 1812 Pages 1-3  Alice Cogswell – 20th Anniversary of … Continue reading

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Another Actor

Does anyone know anything more about Actor W. J. Cogswell, who performed from the 1870s to 1906 on Broadway?  In the picture he poses as the Marquis de Presles in "The Two Orphans," circa 1875.  There are three playbills that … Continue reading

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More Questions

Two more Cogswell descendands: Does anyone have more information?       Franklin Cogswell Prindle, (DJC 6288) Born at Sandgate, Vermont, 8 July 1841, the son of Hawley and Olive (Andrew) Prindle, He received his early education in public schools and then at … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving (Canada) & Columbus Day (USA)

Today is Thanksgiving in Canada, and Columbus Day in the United States.  It’s been unusually warm – frost only one night, and not enough to damage a little orange tree in my garden.  For our Thanksgiving dinner we had beans … Continue reading

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Bumped

In the December Courier, a story came in – The Cogswell Family Association gives a Scholarship each year at Cogswell College – based on an essay.  So that will replace Jamie Cogswell.  (I’ve tried to be in touch with her, … Continue reading

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