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Alexander Cowan[1]

Male 1822 - 1896


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  • Name  Alexander Cowan 
    Born  29 Jun 1822  Washington County, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1850  Courtland, Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1850 
    Farmer 
    Died  21 Mar 1896  Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Old Bostwick Lake Cemetery, Cannon, Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I20727  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  28 Jul 2011 

    Father  Peter Cowan,   b. 14 Sep 1790, , , NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1878, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catherine Green,   b. 1793, Cambridge, Washington, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1882, Kent County, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F211  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Almira L. Laverty,   b. 31 Jul 1831, Lockport, Niagara, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1896, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Sep 1852  Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lova M. Cowan,   b. 4 May 1854, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1864, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Wellington G. Cowan,   b. 22 Aug 1855, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1862, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ora E. Cowan,   b. 26 Sep 1863, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Vera I. Cowan,   b. 26 May 1866, , , MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Otho C. Cowan,   b. 3 Dec 1873, Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F7061  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jun 1822 - Washington County, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Courtland, Kent, MI, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Sep 1852 - Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1896 - Grattan Twp., Kent, MI, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Bostwick Lake Cemetery, Cannon, Kent, MI, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Alexander Cowan
    Alexander Cowan

  • Sources 
    1. [S296] 1850 US census.