Irena H. Elliot Cowles

July 4, 1807–May 4, 1876

Born at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts; daughter of Ruth and David Elliot. Died at Hamilton, Decatur County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Sutton (Massachusetts), Town Clerk, “Births, marriages, and intentions, deaths, ca. 1710–1877 (Sutton, Massachusetts), p. 283, Rena Elliot; from Sutton, MA; FHL microfilm 721190, FHL. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 2:911–912. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Sept. 2015), Irena Hix Elliott LZGJ-TF7 . 1860 U.S. census, Hamilton, Decatur Co., Iowa, p. 105, Irene H. Coules; digital image, (, accessed Sept. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 318. “Irena H. Cowles,” Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (, accessed Oct. 2015). Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Sept. 2015), memorial no. 74938119, Irena Cowles; Cowles Cemetery, Pleasanton, IA.