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Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Jesse Richard Cowan

1Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957. "Name: Jesse Cowan
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Birth Year: abt 1859
Residence: Newton, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Martha Barber
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 19
Spouse's Residence: Newton, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 20 Jul 1876
Marriage License Date: 18 Jul 1876
Marriage County: Johnson
Event Type: Marriage  
FHL Film Number: 1027105." Image.

21900 U.S. Census, FHF 1240_064. "Cowan, Jessie Head WM Jan 1859 41 M 8 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer
-----, Mary E. Wife WF Jan 1874 26 M 8 5 5 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Samyel J. Son WM Feb 1893 7 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, May J. Daughter Sept 1895 4 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Gordan Son WM Mar 1897 3 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Lizzie Daughter WF Sept 1899 1 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Coy Son WM Feb 1900 3/12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

31910 U.S. Census, T624_47 pg 1A, 15 Apr 1910. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 51 M2 8 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer General Farm
-----, Lizzie Wife FW 26 M1 8 2 2 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Samuel J. Son MW 16 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer
-----, Margret Daughter FW 14 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Gordon Son MW 12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer
-----, Lizzie daughter FW 10 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Albert Son MW 7 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 2 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

41920 U.S. Census, T625_609 pg 13B, 31 Mar 1930. "Cowan, James Head MW 61 M Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer Farm
-----, Elizabeth Wife FW 37 M Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer home farm
-----, Troy Son MW 11 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

51930 U.S. Census, FHL 2340524 Roll 789 pg 4A, 9 Apr 1930. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 71 M 17 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer General Farm
-----, Lizzie Wife FW 47 M 19 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 22 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

61940 U.S. Census, T627_1394 pg 11B, 26 Apr 1940. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 81 M Arkansas
-----, Elizabeth Wife FW 56 M Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 32 S Arkansas Bus Driver."


Martha Barber

1Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957. "Name: Jesse Cowan
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Birth Year: abt 1859
Residence: Newton, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Martha Barber
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 19
Spouse's Residence: Newton, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 20 Jul 1876
Marriage License Date: 18 Jul 1876
Marriage County: Johnson
Event Type: Marriage  
FHL Film Number: 1027105." Image.

21900 U.S. Census, FHL 1240_064 pg 5A, 20 Jun 1900. "Cowan, Martha Head WF Aug 1855 44 Wd 11 5 Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Farmer
-----, James R. Son MW Feb 1880 20 S Arkansas Arkansas Tennessee Farm laborer
-----, Isac Son MW March 1887 13 S Arkansas Arkansas Tennessee Farm laborer
-----, William F. Son WM June 1891 S Arkansas Arkansas Tennessee."
It is noteworthy that although Martha lists herself as Wd her husand is living next door with his wife Mary E.


Jesse Thomas Cowan

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6154475. Image.


Benjamin Harrison Cowan

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6153147. Image.


William Franklin Cowan

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6154521. Image.


Jesse Richard Cowan

11900 U.S. Census, FHF 1240_064. "Cowan, Jessie Head WM Jan 1859 41 M 8 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer
-----, Mary E. Wife WF Jan 1874 26 M 8 5 5 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Samyel J. Son WM Feb 1893 7 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, May J. Daughter Sept 1895 4 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Gordan Son WM Mar 1897 3 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Lizzie Daughter WF Sept 1899 1 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Coy Son WM Feb 1900 3/12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

21910 U.S. Census, T624_47 pg 1A, 15 Apr 1910. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 51 M2 8 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer General Farm
-----, Lizzie Wife FW 26 M1 8 2 2 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Samuel J. Son MW 16 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer
-----, Margret Daughter FW 14 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Gordon Son MW 12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer
-----, Lizzie daughter FW 10 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Albert Son MW 7 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 2 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

31920 U.S. Census, T625_609 pg 13B, 31 Mar 1930. "Cowan, James Head MW 61 M Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer Farm
-----, Elizabeth Wife FW 37 M Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer home farm
-----, Troy Son MW 11 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

41930 U.S. Census, FHL 2340524 Roll 789 pg 4A, 9 Apr 1930. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 71 M 17 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer General Farm
-----, Lizzie Wife FW 47 M 19 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 22 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

51940 U.S. Census, T627_1394 pg 11B, 26 Apr 1940. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 81 M Arkansas
-----, Elizabeth Wife FW 56 M Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 32 S Arkansas Bus Driver."


Mary Etta Arbaugh

11920 U.S. Census, T625_609 pg 13B, 31 Mar 1920. "Patterson, Marietta Head FW 45 Wd Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer Farm
---------, Perl Daughter FW 16 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm laborer home farm
---------, Vane Son MW 12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm laborer home farm
---------, Annie Daughter FW 97 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
---------, Avery Son MW 7 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

21930 U.S. Census, FHL 2340524 Roll 789 pg 4A, 9 Apr 1930. "Patterson, M.E. Head FW 54 Wd 19 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer General Farm
---------, Wayne Son MW 20 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm laborer General Farm
---------, Evert Son MW 17 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer
York, Pearl Daughter FW 28 Wd Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer
----, Oliver Grandson MW 8 S Louisiana Louisiana Arkansas."


Jessie May Cowan

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6154473. The Note indicating her parents were Jesse Cowan and Martha Barber Cowan is incorrect. See scrapbook entry. Image.


Jesse Richard Cowan

11900 U.S. Census, FHF 1240_064. "Cowan, Jessie Head WM Jan 1859 41 M 8 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer
-----, Mary E. Wife WF Jan 1874 26 M 8 5 5 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Samyel J. Son WM Feb 1893 7 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, May J. Daughter Sept 1895 4 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Gordan Son WM Mar 1897 3 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Lizzie Daughter WF Sept 1899 1 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Coy Son WM Feb 1900 3/12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

21910 U.S. Census, T624_47 pg 1A, 15 Apr 1910. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 51 M2 8 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer General Farm
-----, Lizzie Wife FW 26 M1 8 2 2 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Samuel J. Son MW 16 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer
-----, Margret Daughter FW 14 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Gordon Son MW 12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer
-----, Lizzie daughter FW 10 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Albert Son MW 7 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 2 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

31920 U.S. Census, T625_609 pg 13B, 31 Mar 1930. "Cowan, James Head MW 61 M Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer Farm
-----, Elizabeth Wife FW 37 M Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farm Laborer home farm
-----, Troy Son MW 11 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

41930 U.S. Census, FHL 2340524 Roll 789 pg 4A, 9 Apr 1930. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 71 M 17 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Farmer General Farm
-----, Lizzie Wife FW 47 M 19 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 22 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

51940 U.S. Census, T627_1394 pg 11B, 26 Apr 1940. "Cowan, Jesse Head MW 81 M Arkansas
-----, Elizabeth Wife FW 56 M Arkansas
-----, Troy Son MW 32 S Arkansas Bus Driver."


Troy Cowan

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Troy Cowan  
SSN: 434-42-3592
Last Residence: 71334  Ferriday, Concordia, Louisiana, USA
BORN: 8 Feb 1908
Died: Dec 1983
State (Year) SSN issued: Louisiana (Before 1951)
Source Citation: Number: 434-42-3592;
Issue State: Louisiana;
Issue Date: Before 1951."

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55717489. Image.


Absalom Riley Cowan

1Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom. 10 children listed.


Martha Ann Allen

1Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom. 10 children listed.


Peter Ray

11850 U.S. Census, 11 Oct 1850. "  Peter Ray   age 37  Farmer   born in Tennessee
 Sarah Ray  age 36              born in Kentucky
 Adalade Ray age 14, f         born in Tennessee
 Nancy J. Ray age 12, f        born in Tennessee
 Margaret Ray age 10, f       born in Tennessee
 Catherine Ray age 8, f        born in Tennessee
 Susan A. Ray  age 6, f        born in Arkansas
 George Ray  age 3, m         born in Arkansas
 Hugh Ray    age 1,  m         born in Arkansas
 Leducia       age 1, f          born in Arkansas  (spelling is not clear)."

21860 U.S. Census, 26 Jun 1860. "Peter Ray age 46   Farmer  born in Tennessee
 Sally Ray  age 44              born in Kentucky
 Adelaide Ray age 22,f        born in Tennessee
 Margaret Ray age 19,f       born in Tennessee
 Catherine Ray  age 18, f    born in Tennessee
 Susana A. Ray  age 16, f   born in Tennessee
 G.W. Ray      age 13,f       born in Arkansas
 Hugh Ray      age 11, m    born in Arkansas
 Lodusky Ray  age 11, f     born in Arkansas  This looks like Lodusy  or Loduky, k is on top of the s
 Richard Ray   age 9, m      born in Arkansas
 David Ray      age 7, m     born in Arkansas
 Tennie Ray    age 3, f       born in Arkansas."


George Washington Cowan

1Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom. 11 children listed.

2Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records.

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24098833. Image.

41880 U.S. Census, T9_48 FHF 1254048 pg 249.1000, 9 Jun 1880. "Cowan, Georg WM 23 Arlamsas Tenn Tenn
-----, Permela WF 19 wife Arkansas Ark Ark."

51910 U.S. Census, T624 roll 54 pg 51A, 21 Apr 1910. "Cowan, George W. Head MW 54 M3 25 Arkansas Tennessee Tennessee
-----, Martha J. wife FW 40 M1 25 10 Arkansas Arkansas Tennessee
-----, Walter E. son MW 21 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Edward son MW 18 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Burt C. son MW 16 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Riley R. son MW 10 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Lillie daughter FW 8 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Augustus T. son MW 8/12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."


Permilia Narcissa "Amelia" Horner

1Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom. 11 children listed.

2Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records.


George Washington Cowan

1Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom. 11 children listed.

2Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records.

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24098833. Image.

41880 U.S. Census, T9_48 FHF 1254048 pg 249.1000, 9 Jun 1880. "Cowan, Georg WM 23 Arlamsas Tenn Tenn
-----, Permela WF 19 wife Arkansas Ark Ark."

51910 U.S. Census, T624 roll 54 pg 51A, 21 Apr 1910. "Cowan, George W. Head MW 54 M3 25 Arkansas Tennessee Tennessee
-----, Martha J. wife FW 40 M1 25 10 Arkansas Arkansas Tennessee
-----, Walter E. son MW 21 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Edward son MW 18 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Burt C. son MW 16 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Riley R. son MW 10 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Lillie daughter FW 8 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
-----, Augustus T. son MW 8/12 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."


Martha Jane Boen

1California, Death Index, 1940-1997. "Name: COWAN, MARTHA JANE
Social Security #: 0
Sex: FEMALE
Birth Date: 23 Sep 1869
Birthplace: ARKANSAS
Death Date: 21 Sep 1953
Death Place: LOS ANGELES
Mother's Maiden Name:
Father's Surname: BOWEN."

2Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom. 11 children listed.

3Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records.


Johney N. Cowan

1Robert & Rosa Cline, Oark Cemetery, Johnson County, Arkansas.


Napoleon Bonaparte Cowan

1Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom. 11 children listed.

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13684357. Image.


Rosetta Olive Matthews

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51174357. Image.

2Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom. 11 children listed.


George Washington Boen

1Robert & Rosa Cline, Oark Cemetery, Johnson County, Arkansas.

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7091320. "The son of; Jessie A Boen and Mary Polly Horner Boen,
He married Phebe Catherine Cowan, they had nine children,
1.Maude Boen (m)Nathaniel Eli Dickerson,
2. Pearl Boen (m) John Elber Wolfe,
3.James Quinton Boen (m)Lucille Emma Floyd,
4. Jasper Lee Boen (m)Dulcena (Dove) Pigman,
5.Lillie Mae Boen (m) Cyrus Anderson Campbell,
6.Mary Jane Boen died at birth.
7.Martha Isabel Boen (m) John Upton,
8.Amelia Boen (m) Arthur Hudson,
9.Tennie Myrtle Boen died at an early age.

George Washington Boen, 78 years old, lifelong resident of Johnson County, died Wednesday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Pearl Wolfe of Clarksville, after a long illness.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Phoebe Cowan Boen; four daughters, Mrs. Wolfe and Mrs. N. E. Dickerson of Clarksville, Mrs. John Upton of New Madrid, Mo., and Mrs. C. A. Campbell of Cove; and one son, James Q. Boen of Little Rock.

Funeral service will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian church of Clarksville, with Rev Roy. Smith, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be at Oark, with the Hardwicke Funeral home of Clarksville in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Boen was born at Oark, coming to Clarksville 30 years ago. He was engaged in the grocery business at one time.

[George is the son of Jesse A. Boen and Mary Ann Horner.]." Image.

31900 U.S. Census, T623 roll 70 pg 82, 11 Jun 1900. "Boen, George W. Head WM ? ? 41 M 40  Arkansas Tennessee Tennessee
----, Pheba E. Wife WF ? ? ? M 40 9 8 Arkansas
----, Lee J. Son WM Oct 1881 18 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
----, Lilley M daughter WF July 1884 15 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
----, Martha I daughter WF Jan 1887 13 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
----, Zilphia  daughter WF  ? 1889 ? S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
----, Mandy daughter WF 1992 8 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
----, ? daughter WF ? ? 5 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
----, ? Son WM ? 1897 2 S Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas
----, Tenny M Daughter  Feb 1900 5/12  Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas."

41930 U.S. Census, Roll 79 pg 1A, 2 Apr 1930. "Boen, G.W. MW  boarder 67 M 19 Arkansas Tennessee Tennessee Gardener Hospital
Boen, Phoebe C. boarder 67 M 22 Arkansas Tennessee Tennessee Housekeeper Hospital." Johnson County Hospital.


Phoebe Catherine Cowan

1Cole, Michael Steven, M.D. 1955-, Borden records. http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/gedcom.htm#gedcom.

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7091171. "She was the daughter of; Jasper Newton Cowan and Nancy Jane Ray Cowan,she was married to George Washington Boen, They had.1.Maude Boen(m) Nathaniel Eli Dickerson,2.Pearl Boen(m) John Elber Wolfe, 3.James Quitman Boen (m)Lucille Emma Floyd,4. Jasper Lee Boen (m)Dulcena (Dove)Pigman,5.Lillie Mae Boen (m)Cyrus Andreson Campbell,6. Mary Jane died at birth,7.Martha Isabel Boen (m)John Upton,8.Amelia Boen (m) Arthur Hudson, and Tennie Myrtle Boen who died at an early age." Image.


Jasper Lee Boen

1Robert & Rosa Cline, Oark Cemetery, Johnson County, Arkansas.