Louisa Wilbur Cowles Knight Holmes

March 19, 1817–June 13, 1897

Born at Unadilla, Otsego County, New York; daughter of Phoebe Wilbur and Austin Cowles. Died at Fulton, Whiteside County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2013), Louisa Cowles LZN2-MBY . 1880 U.S. census, Fulton, Whiteside Co., Illinois, ED 196, p. 24D, Louisa W. Holmes, NARA. “One of Fulton’s Oldest Residents Called,” Fulton Journal, July 13, 1897, available on Glimpses of Fulton (http://glimpsefulton.blogspot.com/2009/11/louisa-cowlestraveled-to-fulton-with.html, accessed Jan. 2013). Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Jan. 2013), memorial no. 87869780, Louisa Wilbur Cowles Knight-Holmes; Fulton Township Cemetery, Fulton, IL.