Monthly Archives: November 2009

Two little known Cogswell Children

    What happened to Elizabeth Cogswell, oldest daughter of John and Elizabeth (Thomson) Cogswell?  She was baptized September 15th, 1616, in Westbury, Wiltshire, England, and came with her parents to America in 1635.  According to Descendants of John Cogswell, on … Continue reading

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Problems with the Immigrant Cogswell Children

      The children of John and Elizabeth (Thomson) Cogswell, immigrants to America in 1635 are often incorrectly listed.  Here is the list from the Westbury Parish Registers: 1. Elizabetha (Elizabeth) baptized September 15th, 1616 (not 1635)      2. Maria (Mary) baptized … Continue reading

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December Courier at the Printers

The man who prints the Cogswell Courier (all 390 copies) was on vacation from November 1st to 15th, so the Courier went to him only this morning.  As well as the usual pages, it contains stories of: Walker, Evans and Cogswell … Continue reading

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New web-site

The Cogswell Family Association’s second Vice president has just informed me that he has anew web-site. http://www.cogswellscogs.com/He is the author of Civil War Cogswells at Battle of Vicksburg, Miss.His  passion is pyrography – the art of decorating wood with burn … Continue reading

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Cogswell Civil War Veteran honored

  Private Horatio Frederick Cogswell of the 2nd California Infantry died of consumption May 24, 1865, at the Presidio, San Francisco.  On Saturday, November 7, 2009, he was among those honored at a ceremony to Honor Civil War Veterans held … Continue reading

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election results

Clint Cogswell was the highest vote-getter, at 1,953, of four candidates for three vacancies for the three year term for Board of Education in Concord N.H. Nov. 3rd.  Republican Susan Cogswell was elected to the Board of Education in Torrington, … Continue reading

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