Abigail Brown1

F, #779, b. 5 April 1674, d. 6 August 1674
Last Edited=11 August 2005
     Abigail Brown was born on 5 Apr 1674 at Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Cornelius Brown and Sarah Lamson.1 Abigail Brown died on 6 Aug 1674 at Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.2

Citations

  1. [S826] Thomas W. Baldwin, Reading Vital Records, 36.
  2. [S826] Thomas W. Baldwin, Reading Vital Records, 501.

William Cowan

M, #781, b. 1 January 1749, d. 1838
Last Edited=4 February 2007
     William Cowan was born on 1 Jan 1749.1 He was the son of Hugh Cowan and Mary Scott.2 William Cowan died in 1838.3

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4, 31.
  2. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4.
  3. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4, 34.

John Cowan

M, #782, b. 29 July 1727, d. 15 March 1748
Last Edited=4 February 2007
     John Cowan was born on 29 Jul 1727.1,2 He was the son of Hugh Cowan and Ann Matthias. John Cowan died on 15 Mar 1748 at age 20.3
     He was unmarried.

Citations

  1. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, pg. 12.
  2. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, pg. 4.
  3. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 12.

James Cowan

M, #783, b. 4 May 1725, d. 1 October 1751
Last Edited=3 March 2014
     James Cowan was born on 4 May 1725.1,2 He was the son of Hugh Cowan and Ann Matthias.3,2 He married Catherine Hope, daughter of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken, in early or mid 1748. 42,1 James Cowan died on 1 Oct 1751 at age 26.1
     He bought property from Hugh Cowan on 7 Nov 1748 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The deed identified James as Hugh Cowan's oldest son:

"THIS INDENTURE made the 7th day of November in the year of our Lord 1748 between Hugh Cowan of Sadsbury Township in the County of Chester Yeoman of the one part and james Cowan of the same place, Wheelwright, the eldest son and Heir at law of him the said Hugh Cowan of the other part". [Chester County, PA Deed Book R, p. 513.].2 James was a wheelright.2 He made a will on 29 Sep 1751. The will provided as follows:
James Cowan. Chester County. Dated September 29, 1751. Proved November 4, 1751. C. 319. To sister Jean £10. To my father, clothes. To brother Joseph my pocket Bible. Remainder to wife Keatren and such chidlren as she may bear. Executors: Father Hugh Cowan and Thomas Hope Hoapp..3,5

Citations

  1. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 12.
  2. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 9.
  3. [S298] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1748-1766, 37.
  4. Marriage date presumed based on Hugh Cowan deeding James Cowan 100 acres on 7 Nov 1748.
  5. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 11, 12.

Ann Matthias

F, #784, b. 1701, d. 17 March 1734
Last Edited=3 August 2010
     Ann Matthias was born in 1701.1 She married Hugh Cowan on 20 Jan 1723.2 Ann Matthias died on 17 Mar 1734.1 She was interred at Upper Octorara Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,1
     As of 20 Jan 1723,her married name was Cowan.

Children of Ann Matthias and Hugh Cowan

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4.
  2. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, pg. 29.
  3. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 12.

Mary Scott1

F, #785
Last Edited=3 March 2014
     She married Hugh Cowan b 1741.2
     As of b 1741,her married name was Cowan. In Hugh Cowan's will on 20 Jul 1776 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Mary was named as an heir.3,4

Children of Mary Scott and Hugh Cowan

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 30.
  2. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4.
  3. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , Chester County Wills, 1704-1814, on Ancestry.com CD "Pennsylvania Wills: Selected Counties & Years".
  4. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 31.

Matthias Cowan

M, #786, b. before March 1734, d. 25 February 1819
Last Edited=4 August 2006
     Matthias Cowan was born b Mar 1734.1 He was the son of Hugh Cowan and Ann Matthias. Matthias Cowan died on 25 Feb 1819.1
     His common name was Matthew. He married Rachel Gray. In Hugh Cowan's will on 20 Jul 1776 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Matthias was named as an heir.2,3

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, pg. 4.
  2. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , Chester County Wills, 1704-1814, on Ancestry.com CD "Pennsylvania Wills: Selected Counties & Years".
  3. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 31.

David Cowan

M, #787, b. 31 August 1742, d. 11 March 1786
Last Edited=3 August 2010
     David Cowan was born on 31 Aug 1742.1 He was the son of Hugh Cowan and Mary Scott.2 He married Elizabeth Parke, daughter of John Parke and Elizabeth McKnight.3 He married Mary Gray on 12 Sep 1769.4 David Cowan died on 11 Mar 1786 at age 43.2
     In Hugh Cowan's will on 20 Jul 1776 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, David was named as an heir.5,6

Child of David Cowan and Elizabeth Parke

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, pg.4, 21.
  2. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4.
  3. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, pg. 12, 115.
  4. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 21.
  5. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , Chester County Wills, 1704-1814, on Ancestry.com CD "Pennsylvania Wills: Selected Counties & Years".
  6. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 31.

Ann Cowan

F, #788, b. about 1743
Last Edited=4 February 2007
     Ann Cowan was born a 1743.1 She was the daughter of Hugh Cowan and Mary Scott.1
     In Hugh Cowan's will on 20 Jul 1776 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Ann was named as an heir.2,3

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4.
  2. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , Chester County Wills, 1704-1814, on Ancestry.com CD "Pennsylvania Wills: Selected Counties & Years".
  3. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 31.

Hannah Cowan

F, #789, b. about 1741
Last Edited=4 February 2007
     Hannah Cowan was born a 1741.1 She was the daughter of Hugh Cowan and Mary Scott.1
     She never married. In Hugh Cowan's will on 20 Jul 1776 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Hannah was named as an heir.2,3

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4.
  2. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , Chester County Wills, 1704-1814, on Ancestry.com CD "Pennsylvania Wills: Selected Counties & Years".
  3. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 31.

Margaret Cowan

F, #790, b. about 1747
Last Edited=4 February 2007
     Margaret Cowan was born a 1747.1 She was the daughter of Hugh Cowan and Mary Scott.1 Margaret Cowan married Robert Cowan.2

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4.
  2. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 31.

Elizabeth Cowan

F, #791, b. about 1745
Last Edited=4 February 2007
     Elizabeth Cowan was born a 1745.1 She was the daughter of Hugh Cowan and Mary Scott.1 She married David Parke.2
     Her married name was Parke.

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 4.
  2. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, pg. 12.

David Cowan Jr

M, #792
Last Edited=2 January 2006
     David Cowan Jr was the son of David Cowan and Elizabeth Parke. David Cowan Jr married Mary (?)
     They had six children; Jane, Margaret, Susan, Eliza, Harriet and John.

Child of David Cowan Jr and Mary (?)

Mary (?)

F, #793
Last Edited=28 November 2003
     Mary (?) married David Cowan Jr, son of David Cowan and Elizabeth Parke.
     Her married name was Cowan.

Child of Mary (?) and David Cowan Jr

Jane Cowan

F, #794, d. 13 December 1810
Last Edited=29 June 2006
     Jane Cowan was the daughter of David Cowan Jr and Mary (?) Jane Cowan died on 13 Dec 1810.1

Citations

  1. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 115.

Rev. John Cowan

M, #795, b. 26 March 1848, d. 8 February 1929
Last Edited=7 December 2011
     Rev. John Cowan was born on 26 Mar 1848 at Sadsburyville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,5,6 He was the son of Joseph Cowan and Elizabeth Fleming Scott. Rev. John Cowan married Emma Isabella Ferrin on 17 Aug 1878.7,8 Rev. John Cowan died on 8 Feb 1929 at Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 80.7,6
     He and Emma Isabella Ferrin lived in Essex, Chittenden Co., Vermont, in 1880.9 Rev. John Cowan and Emma Isabella Ferrin lived in Southampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, in 1900.10 Rev. John Cowan and Emma Isabella Ferrin lived in Lyme, Grafton County, New Hampshire, in 1910.11 Rev. John Cowan and Emma Isabella Ferrin lived in Bristol, Grafton County, New Hampshire, in 1920.12 Rev. John Cowan and Emma Isabella Ferrin lived in John was a pastor in a Congregational church, in Bristol, Grafton County, New Hampshire, in 1920.13

Children of Rev. John Cowan and Emma Isabella Ferrin

Citations

  1. [S118] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Essex,Chittenden,Vermont;T9-1343;FHL:1255343;Pg:203A;ED:75. Age 32 [b. c. 1848] PA.
  2. [S122] 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Southampton,Hampshire,Massachusetts;T623-654;Pg:10B;ED:649; Age 52, b. Mar 1848, PA.
  3. [S1109] John Cowan, 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Age 71 [b. ca. 1849], PA.
  4. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 35.
  5. [S1077] Jack Martin, "John Scott Descendant Tree" (gives date).
  6. [S94] Ancestry.com, U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970; John Cowan; SAR Membership: 51633; b. 26 Mar 1848; d. 8 Feb 1929.
  7. [S1077] Jack Martin, "John Scott Descendant Tree."
  8. [S122] 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Southampton,Hampshire,Massachusetts;T623-654;Pg:10B;ED:649; Marr. 21 yrs 9c. 1879]
  9. [S118] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Essex,Chittenden,Vermont;T9-1343;FHL:1255343;Pg:203A;ED:75.
  10. [S122] 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Southampton,Hampshire,Massachusetts;T623-654;Pg:10B;ED:649.
  11. [S124] 1910 U.S. Federal Census, Lyme,Grafton,New Hampshire;T624-862;Pg:3A;ED:98;FHL:1374875.
  12. [S126] 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Bristol,Grafton,New Hampshire;T625-1008;Pg:8B;ED:33.
  13. [S1109] John Cowan, 1920 U.S. Federal Census.

James Albert Cowan

M, #796, b. 24 February 1844, d. 15 March 1933
Last Edited=18 May 2007
     James Albert Cowan was born on 24 Feb 1844 at Sadsburyville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Cowan and Elizabeth Fleming Scott. He married Ellen Marian Campbell on 27 Dec 1874 at Belleville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.3,2 James Albert Cowan died on 15 Mar 1933 at Sadsburyville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, at age 89.3,2

Child of James Albert Cowan and Ellen Marian Campbell

Citations

  1. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, pg. 35.
  2. [S348] Marian Stoner, Descendant list, Children of Joseph and Mary Scott Cowan.
  3. [S1077] Jack Martin, "John Scott Descendant Tree" (gives place).

Rebecca Scott Cowan1

F, #797, b. 20 December 1834
Last Edited=18 May 2007
     Rebecca Scott Cowan was born on 20 Dec 1834 at Sadsburyville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,3 She was the daughter of Joseph Cowan and Elizabeth Fleming Scott.

Citations

  1. [S1077] Jack Martin, "John Scott Descendant Tree."
  2. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 35.
  3. [S1077] Jack Martin, "John Scott Descendant Tree" (gives date).

Frank Ward Scott

M, #798, b. 28 August 1872, d. 30 April 1874
Last Edited=13 August 2007
     Frank Ward Scott was born on 28 Aug 1872.1,2 He was the son of John Humphrey Scott and Margaret Amanda Wallace. Frank Ward Scott died on 30 Apr 1874 at age 1.1,2 He was buried at Upper Octorara Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3

Citations

  1. [S99] John Eaton Scott, "Scott Family Tree."
  2. [S293] Kathy Scott Hilton, Scott Family History, pg. 5.
  3. [S1101] Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gravestone photographs.

Helen Marian Scott1

F, #799, b. 2 December 1854, d. 9 July 1857
Last Edited=13 August 2007
     Helen Marian Scott was born on 2 Dec 1854.2,1 She was the daughter of John Humphrey Scott and Margaret Amanda Wallace. Helen Marian Scott died on 9 Jul 1857 at age 2.2,1 She was buried at Upper Octorara Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3

Citations

  1. [S293] Kathy Scott Hilton, Scott Family History, pg. 5.
  2. [S99] John Eaton Scott, "Scott Family Tree."
  3. [S1101] Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gravestone photographs.

Jane Cowan

F, #800, b. 24 August 1753, d. 22 January 1830
Last Edited=4 June 2007
     Jane Cowan was born on 24 Aug 1753.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Joseph Cowan and Mary Scott.4 She married George Richmond a 1775.3,4,5 Jane Cowan died on 22 Jan 1830 at Chester County, Pennsylvania, at age 76.6,4,7
     Her married name was Richmond. In Joseph Cowan's will on 26 Feb 1777 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Jane was named as an heir.8

Citations

  1. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, pg. 11.
  2. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 36 (b. 1753).
  3. [S348] Marian Stoner, Descendant list, Children of Joseph and Mary Scott Cowan.
  4. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 36.
  5. [S1077] Jack Martin, "John Scott Descendant Tree" (gives date).
  6. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 11.
  7. [S1077] Jack Martin, "John Scott Descendant Tree" (gives place).
  8. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 108.