Monthly Archives: September 2008


Edmund John Cogswell (Descendants of John Cogswell #5444), Son of Gideon Cogswell and Lucilla S. Perkins was born May 25th, 1838.  He was a Barrister at Law in Kentville, N. S.  He received the degree of LL.B. from the University … Continue reading

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Missing Lincoln paintings

Artist William F. Cogswell appears to have painted at least three replicas of his White House Lincoln portrait.  Congress issued a call for artists to submit portraits of Lincoln and appropriated $3,000 to be awarded to the winning artist. Cogswell … Continue reading

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