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Florence Annie Maud (Yates) Cowan (1894 - 1961)

Florence Annie Maud "Florrie" Cowan formerly Yates
Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married Dec 1920 in Pirie Street Methodist Church, Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
Died in Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
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PARENTS. Edgar Charles Yates & Ethel Maud (Carter) Yates

BIRTH. 1894, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

BIRTH. SA BDM Birth Reg: #546/158:1894
Family name YATES
Given names Florence Annie Maud
Event Birth
Father Edgar Charles YATES
Mother Ethel Maud CARTER
Place of birth Adelaide

MARRIAGE. Dec 1920, Pirie Street Methodist Church, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

MARRIAGE. Dec 1920, John Lancelot Cowan, son of John Cowan & Elizabeth Johnston (Jones) Cowan

MARRIAGE. SA BDM Marriage Reg: #285/849:1920
Family name COWAN
Given names John Lancelot
Family name of Spouse YATES
Given names of Spouse Florence Annie Maud
Place of marriage Adelaide

WEDDING REPORT. COWAN—YATES. A pretty wedding took place at the Pirie Street Methodist Church on Saturday afternoon last. The contracting parties were Miss Bobbie Yates and Mr. Jack Cowan. The bride, who was given away by her father, was gowned in embroidered georgette, with an elaborate worked satin and lace train, underlined with pink georgette. She was attended by Misses Nancy Cowan and Connie Leak as bridesmaids. Mr. Jones, at the organ rendered appropriate music throughout the service. A reception followed at the Maple Leaf Cafe, and the usual toasts were honoured. The father of the bride groom (Hon. John Cowan) availed himself of the opportunity to say au revoir to the brother of the bride, Mr. Edgar Yates, who left this week for London to complete his musical studies. Mr. Yates thanked his many friends for their good wishes. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Yates, the Hon. and Mrs. John Cowan, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Leak, Mr. and Mrs. W. Whitemarsh, Mr. and Mrs. H Ralph, Mr. and Mrs. H. Packer, Mr. and Mrs. W. Carter, Mesdames D. Carter, L. Carter, J. Joyce, W. Tinks, D. McTavish. F. Cowan, W. Carter, Misses Coralie Godfree, Doreen Cowan, Jean Tinks, Ruby Blewett. Hilda Stone, Marjorie Cowan, Florence Kleeman, Messrs. G. Croger, C. Jordan, K. Michael, L. Jessop, and P. Bennett.


(1) Betty Lossie Cowan, b. 9 Sep 1921, d. 28 Feb 1951, m. 7 Jul 1945, Maxwell Garth Morton, son of Maxwell John Morton & Mabel Annie (Dunhill) Morton
(2) Glen Edgar Cowan, b. 9 Jan 1924, d. 10 May 1925
(3) Angus John Cowan, b. 3 Oct 1926, d. 21 Jun 2016, m. 10 May 1949, Jacqueline Joan Gough, daughter of Norman Angus Gough & Winifred Jean (Whiting) Gough
(4) Heather Florence Cowan, b. 1933, d. 12 Apr 1989, m. aft. Dec 1954, Frederic John Whitelaw, son of Hector Baden William Whitelaw & Lily Ellen Wilhemina (Filander) Whitelaw

DEATH. Aug 1961, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

DEATH. SA BDM Death Reg: #926/4873:1961
Family name COWAN
Given names Florence Annie Maud
Father --
Mother --
Place of death Adelaide
CREMATION. Centennial Memorial Park, South Australia, Australia
Florence Annie Maud Cowan
Last Abode: West
Interment Type Burial
Interment Date 09/08/1961
Interment Location General B, Path 3, Grave 211
BURIAL. Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, Mitcham City, South Australia, Australia
Florence Annie Maud Yates Cowan
BIRTH 1894, Adelaide, Adelaide City, South Australia, Australia
DEATH 1961 (aged 66–67), Adelaide, Adelaide City, South Australia, Australia
PLOT General B, Path 3, Grave 211
MEMORIAL ID 151933506

Death of Spouse: 19 May 1971, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


  • Birth: SA BDM Birth Reg: #546/158:1894
  • Marriage: SA BDM Marriage Reg: #285/849:1920
  • Death: SA BDM Death Reg: #926/4873:1961

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