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Anna Cozzens (Mowry)

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Birthplace: Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Death: Died in Easton, Washington, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Mowry and Lois Mowry
Wife of William J Cozzens
Mother of Mary Cozzens; William Feke Cozzens and Leonard Cozzens
Sister of Earle Mowry; Ralph Mowry; Susanna Mowry; Richard Mowry; John Mowry and 3 others

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About Anna Cozzens

She was a member of an old distinguished family descended from Roger Mowry, who had emigrated from England to Boston in 1631, but had settled in Smithfield, (part of Providence,) Rhode Island. Roger, who was elected town constable, also ran a tavern which served as a meeting place for the local government, and the jail, but was also used for church on Sunday. Legend has it that the tavern was one of only five buildings in the town not burned by the Indians during the King Phillip’s War (1675-6). The structure was left unharmed because Roger Williams, founder of the Colony, who was friendly with the Indians, held his religious services there.

[Clippings from COLONIAL COZZENS by David Livingston, 2011]

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Anna Cozzens's Timeline

1759
November 15, 1759
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
1779
February 28, 1779
Age 19
Rhode Island, USA
1788
January 9, 1788
Age 28
RI, USA
1790
1790
Age 30
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island
1790
Age 30
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island
1790
Age 30
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island
1800
1800
Age 40
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island
1800
Age 40
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island
1810
1810
Age 50
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island