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« on: May 12, 2014, 10:57:47 AM »

I am seeking additional information about my great-great-grandparents: John J. Cowan and Malinda (unk) Cowan and the identity of any of their ancestors. I would also appreciate any additional information or corrections or confirmation of any of the below information.   Thanking you in advanceā€¦..willie cowan

Great-great-grandparents:
John J. Cowan and Malinda (unk) Cowan [married about 1842, South Carolina]

John J. Cowan
Born: 1824 or 1825, South Carolina
Died: most likely before 1860 perhaps in 1857
Malinda Cowan
Born: 1823 or 1824, South Carolina
Died: after 1880

Children of John J. Cowan and Malinda Cowan:
Miles S. Cowan, b. 1843, South Carolina
William B. (or K.) Cowan, b. 1846, South Carolina
Thomas J. Cowan, b. 1848, South Carolina (my great-grandfather)
James C. Cowan, b. 1850 (or 1853), Georgia or perhaps Tennessee
John C. C. Cowan, b. 1857, Alabama

Census for John J. Cowan and Malinda Cowan:
1850: Cherokee County, GA (John and Malinda and sons: Miles, William, Thomas J. and James)
1860: Long Island, Jackson County, AL (Malinda a widow; John not listed; with sons: Miles, William, Thomas J., James and John)
1870: Long Island, Jackson County, AL (Malinda a widow; John not listed; with sons: Thomas J., James and John)
1880: Jackson County, AL (Malinda a widow in household with Abner Abbot (age 65) and Elisabeth Abbot (age 58)

Great-grandfather: Thomas Jefferson Cowan
Married Saphrona Deanna Thompson, Dec 12, 1869, Jackson County, AL

Thomas Jefferson Cowan [other names: Thomas; TJ]
Born: May 8, 1847, South Carolina [Father and mother born in South Carolina]
Died: Mar 2, 1908, Jackson County, AL

Wife: Saphrona Deanna Thompson [other names: Sopha; Sophia; Sophronia Diana; Sofa D]
Born: 1848 or 1849, Alabama [Father and mother born in Tennessee or perhaps Alabama]
Died: 1897, Jackson County, AL
Children of Thomas J. Cowan and Saphrona Cowan:
William B. Cowan, b. 1871, Alabama
Jesse E. Cowan, b. 1872, Alabama
Cam Tailor (Taylor) Cowan, b. 1876, I believe in Bridgeport, Alabama; d. Nov 1957 (my grandfather)
Sally A. Cowan, b. 1878, Alabama
Mattie Cowan, b. 1879, Alabama
Census for Thomas J. Cowan and Saphrona Cowan:
1850: Cherokee County, GA (Thomas J. Cowan with parents John J. Cowan and Malinda Cowan)
1860: Jackson County, AL (Thomas J. Cowan with mother, Malinda Cowan and siblings)
1870: Long Island, Jackson County, AL (Thomas J. Cowan with wife Sofa D. Cowan)
1880: Jackson County, AL (Thomas J Cowan with wife Sofa D. Cowan and children)

Grandfather: Cam T. Cowan

Cam T. Cowan married Nancy Elizabeth Smith, June 26, 1900 (my grandmother) and they had three children: Thomas Cowan, b. 1902;  William Taylor Cowan (my father), 1904 -1991; and Levoy Cowan), b. 1913. Cam T. Cowan and Nancy Cowan lived in the Section and Dutton areas after they married]
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Willie T
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