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Cowan Family Notes 1822-1870, Cos. Tyrone, Donegal & Londonderry

Extracted from Personal Notices Inserted in the STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY SENTINEL, LONDONDERRY STANDARD & LONDONDERRY JOURNAL
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com

 

CO. TYRONE

February 15 1825

[Died] On Sunday evening, Mrs. Cowan, wife of Mr. Christopher Cowan, of this town (Strabane Morning Post)

February 19 1831

[Died] On Tuesday, the 8th inst., Mr. Christopher Cowan, of Strabane, for the greater part of his life a leader in the Methodist Society. (Londonderry Sentinel)

September 10 1833

[Died] On Sunday last, at the house of his daughter, Mrs. Cowan, of this town, “in the sure and certain hope of glorious resurrection, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,’ Mr Joseph Gibson, at the advanced age of 84 years. To a mind highly cultivated and stored with varied and useful knowledge, he added every virtue that adorns the Christian. Gratitude to God, and resignation to the Divine will, were the most conspicuous traits in his character (Strabane Morning Post)

June 2 1838

[Died] On Monday morning, in Strabane, Mrs. Cowan, relict of the late Christopher Cowan, of that Town, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)

September 4 1841

[Died] On the 26th ult., the Rev. John Cowan, of Coagh, in the 67th year of his age, and 41st of his ministry (Londonderry Sentinel)

July 21 1854

[Died] In the City of Toronto, on the 18th June last, aged 81 years, Miss Charlotte Cowan, late of Fintona, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)

November 9 1855

[Married] On the 2nd inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Dromore, by the Rev. J.K. Dill, Mr. Benjamin Cowan, merchant, Lowtherstown [Co. Fermanagh], to Mary, youngest daughter of Dr. Stevenson, Goland, Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)

March 6 1857

[Died] At Benburb, on Sunday, the 22nd ult., Mr. William Cowan, superannuated officer of Excise, aged 78 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

August 27 1858

[Died] On the 15th inst., at Gortmore, Omagh, Rebecca, only surviving daughter of the late Rev. John Cowan, rector of Upper Badoney, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)

February 23 1869

[Married] Feb 18, at Douglas Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Robert Dale, Mr. George Campbell, to Mary Jane, second daughter of Mr. James Cowan, of Bearney, Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)

November 9 1870

[Married] Nov. 4, at the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. J. Roulstone, Robert Hunter, Esq., to Maggie, fourth daughter of John Cowan, Esq., Miltown Cottage, Burndennet (Londonderry Journal)


 

CO. DONEGAL

December 16 1837

[Died]On Monday the 11th inst., at Castruse, Mr. William Cowan, aged 69 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

November 24 1838

[Died] At Coxtown, on the 18th inst., Miss Catherine Cowan, aged 64 Years (Londonderry Sentinel)

February 6 1841

[Died] Of consumption, on the 26th inst., Sarah Cowan, of Coxtown, aged 26 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

June 26 1841

[Married] On the 15th inst., by the Rev. Joseph McConaghey, Mr. William Cowan, Castrues, to Miss Mary McClearn, Monreagh, daughter of the late William McClearn, Esq., of St. Johnston (Londonderry Sentinel)

June 10 1843

[Died] On Monday, the 5th inst., Mrs. Margaret Cowan, relict of the late Mr. William Cowan, of Castrues, aged 71 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

July 5 1845

[Died] On Thursday, the 26th ult., after a lingering illness, Mr. William Cowan, of Castrues (Londonderry Sentinel)

January 24 1846

[Died] On the 19th inst., at his residence in Coxtown, county of Donegal, after a protracted illness, Mr. William Cowan, in the 39th year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)

September 5 1846

[Died] At Castruse, on Saturday, the 29th ult., Margaret, relict of the late Mr. John Cowan (Londonderry Sentinel)

February 6 1852

[Died] On the 31st ult., at the Grove, where she had lived as nurse for upwards of thirty one years, Janet Cowan, aged 66 (Londonderry Sentinel)

January 18 1856

[Died] On the 14th inst., at Coxtown, near Carrigans, Catherine, relict of the late Mr. John Cowan, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

July 27 1856

[Married]On the 15th inst., at 36 Brunswick Place, Glasgow, by the Rev. John Ker, Mr. William Cowan, late of Raphoe, to Charlotte, youngest daughter of Mr. Robert Ballantyne (Londonderry Sentinel)

May 23 1862

[Died] May 21, at Coxtown, Mr. John Cowan, aged 51 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

September 12 1865

[Died] September 9, Mr. Joseph Cowan, of Coxtown, aged 56 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

January 14 1868

[Died]December 13, at Philadelphia, Margaret, aged 25 years, only daughter of the late Mr. William Cowan, Castrues (Londonderry Sentinel)


 

CO. LONDONDERRY

September 17 1822

[Married] On the 7th inst. by the Rev. Solomon Brown, of Castledawson, Mr. Samuel Taggart, merchant, Portglenone, to Miss Eliza, eldest daughter of Wm. Cowan, Esq., Ballymacombs (Strabane Morning Post)

February 21 1835

[Died] On Wednesday last, at Greenan, aged 18 years, William, eldest son of John Cowan, Esq. (Londonderry Sentinel)

July 13 1839

[Died] On Tuesday the 9th inst., at his house in Ferryquay Street, of an aneurism, aged 67 years, Mr. Robert Cowan (Londonderry Sentinel)

December 4 1841

[Married] On Tuesday, 30th November, by the Rev. Marshal Moore, Mr. William Kirkpatrick, of Coolkeeragh, to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. John Cowan, of Greenan (Londonderry Sentinel)

August 30 1845

[Married] On the 12th inst., by the Rev. M. Moore, at the Presbyterian Church, Faughanvale, Samuel, eldest son of Samuel Galbraith, Esq., Ligg, to Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr. Oliver Cowan, Derryarkin (Londonderry Sentinel)

May 16 1846

[Died] On the 4th inst., at her residence, Mall Wall, aged 69 years, Jane, relict of the late Mr. Robert Cowan, merchant of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)

November 6 1847

[Died] October the 23rd, at Greenan, the residence of her brother in law, John Cowan, Esq., Isabella, relict of the late William Clarke, Esq., Lifford (Londonderry Sentinel)

March 17 1849

[Died] On the 2nd inst., Elizabeth, wife of the late Mr. Oliver Cowan, Derryarkin, in the 58th year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel)

August 31 1849

[Married] On Thursday, the 30th inst., in the Office of the Registrar of the Londonderry District, by the Rev. Gibson McMillen, Joseph Cochrane, Esq., merchant, to Elizabeth, daughter of the late Robert Cowan, Esq., merchant, both of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)

May 23 1856

[Died] On the 15th inst., at Greenan, John Cowan, Esq., aged 76 (Londonderry Sentinel)

February 6 1857

[Married] On the 27th ult., at Newtownlimavady, by the Rev. Lowry E. Berkley, Mr. Joseph Perry, eldest son of Joseph Perry, Esq., Maine, to Letitia, youngest daughter of the late John Cowan, Esq., Greenan (Londonderry Sentinel)

July 31 1857

[Died] On the 13th inst., at Greenan, county Derry, Mary, relict of the late John Cowan, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)

June 3 1859

[Died] June 1, at her residence, Linenhall Street, Sally, second daughter of the late Mr. Robert Cowan. Her remains will be removed for internment in the Cathedral burying ground, this (Friday) morning, at ten o'clock (Londonderry Sentinel)

June 7 1864

[Died] On the 29th May, at his residence, Derryarkin, Mr. Samuel Cowan, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

December 7 1866

[Married] December 6, in Faughanvale Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Francis Petticrew, Huston Cowan, of Tygore, to Elizabeth Harvey, of Eglinton (Londonderry Sentinel)

November 12 1870

[Married] Nov. 10, in the Cathedral, Londonderry, by the Rev. Edward Newland, Mr. David Cowan, to Miss Mary Davis, both of this city (Londonderry Journal)

May 28 1870

[Married] May 24, in the Presbyterian Church, Faughanvale, by the Rev. Francis Petticrew, Mr. Major Cowan, to Sarah, daughter of the late Mr. John Emberson, both of Derryarkin (Londonderry Standard)