Data. Cowan's in the 1790 PA, US Census

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IndexFirst Last Alt Spelling N** WeRelate*Community County YDNA Group***DOBDODDOMSpouse FatherMotherNotes
1 Mikel Cowen 10 Versailles Allegheny
2 Edward Cowen 5 Person:Edward Cowan (1) BedfordUnknown
3 Samuel Cowen 5 Person:Samuel Cowan (17) Bedford Tax records show two Samuels in the area between 1781 and 1789.
4 William Cowen 2 Bedford
5 James Cowen 5 Sadsbury Chester
6 Mary Cowen 5 Sadsbury Chester
7 Robert Cowen 6 Person:Robert Cowan (17) Sadsbury Chester1725 17451794Margaret HopeThere are two entries for a Robert Cowan in Sadsbury in the 1790 census. Which one is Robert (17) is not obvious. Robert (17) has been arbitrarily assigned to entry #7.
8 Robert Cowen 8 Sadsbury Chester
9Thomas Cowen 9 Sadsbury Chester
10William Cowen 9 Fallowfield Chester
11 Wm Cowan 5 Person:William Cowan (26) Mixed Townships**** CumberlandOctoraro Creek Subgroup1749 18381)1771
2) 1785
1) Isabella Henderson
2) Mary Wilson
Hugh Cowan (4)Mary ScottIn 1800 William (26) was living in Shippensburg, in Cumberland County. Prior to that he was living in nearby Chambersburg in Franklin County. The 1790 census shows three different William Cowans in Cumberland County. William (26) has aribtrarily been assigned to entry 11.
12 Wm Cowan 7 Mixed Townships**** Cumberland
13 Wm Cowan 7 Mixed Townships**** Cumberland
14 Ephraim Cowin 1 Person:Ephraim Cowan (1) Ridley Delaware 17601794WilliamMary Morton
15 Jones Cowen 3 Person:Jonas Cowan (1) Ridley Delaware 1761WilliamMary Morton
16 William Cowin 1 Person:William Cowan (68) Ridley Delaware1764WilliamMary Morton
17 Willm Cowin 2 Ridley Delaware
18 David Cowen 2 Wharton Fayette
19 Miles Cowen 1 Springhill Fayette
20 Daniel Cowen 10 Franklin
21 Jean Cowen 2 Mixed townships***** Franklin
22 Robert Cowen 9 Mixed townships***** Franklin
23 George Cowan 7 Salisbury Lancaster
24 John Cowan 2 Mifflin
25 Benja Cowan Southwark Philadelphia
26 Benja Cowan 10 Southwark Philadelphia
27 Henry Cowen 6 Washington
28 Henry Cowen 5 Washington
29 Isaac Cowen 7 Washington
30 James Cravin [James Cowin] 9 Washington
31 John Cowan 5 Washington
32 William Cowen 10 Washington
33 Methias Cowan 11 Person:Mathias Cowan (1) North Huntington WestmorelandOctoraro Creek Subgroup
34 Patrick Cowen 5 Person:Patrick Cowan (2) South Huntington Westmoreland
35 John Cozine [John Coune] 8 Mixed Township! York

Best Guess! **Total persons in Family ***At least one person that has been placed in this group, claims descent from this person. ****Hopewell, Newton, Tyborn, and Westpensboro *****Fannet, Hamilton, Letterkenney, Montgomery, and Peters !Township not stated

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