Person:David Cowan (15)

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  1. John Cowan1686 - Abt 1759
  2. Henry Cowan1690 - 1760
  3. David Cowan1693 - 1757
  4. William Cowan1701 - 1789
Facts and Events
Name David Cowan
Gender Male
Birth? 1693 Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland
Death[1] 1757 Salisbury Twp, Lancaster PAWill written September 1757, probated March 1758
Burial? St. John's Pequea Episcopal Cemetery, West Caln Township, Lancaster County, PA
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Source:Futhey and Cope, 1881 History of Chester County
Source:Fleming, 1971:485 See also:Source:Fleming, 1971:43 for additional background
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Person:David Cowan (14)
person:Henry Cowan (7)
Analysis:Father of David Cowan (15)


This article is about David Cowan who settled on Pequea Creek, Salisbury Township, in modern Lancaster Count, sometime before 1724, when he first appears on the Pequea Creek tax records. Source:Fleming, 1971:185 identifies his wife as "Mary Fleming daughter of William Fleming. Fleming gives her DOB as 1699 in Delaware..... TBD

See also: Image:Salisbury Township Warrant Map.jpg for overall land ownership in Salisbury Twp, showing settlement history based on warrant dates


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