Elva Taylor Cowley was born December 3, 1898 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Stanley Franklin Taylor and Matilda Elizabeth Sims. She worked as a school teacher in Heber City, Utah. She married Matthew Cowley on July 18, 1922 in Salt Lake City. In 1938 she and her husband were called to serve in a mission in New Zealand. They returned from their mission in 1945.
LDS (member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)