Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

William COWANAge: 4218421884

Name
William COWAN
Given names
William
Surname
COWAN
Birth about 1842 41 36
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Birth of a sisterEllen COWAN
about 1844 (Age 2)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Birth of a brotherThomas COWAN
January 6, 1847 (Age 5)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 638
Birth of a brotherDavid COWAN
about 1852 (Age 10)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 679
Immigration October 31, 1854 (Age 12)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Note: David, Ellen and their children James, William, Ellen, Thomas and David arrived on board the "Patrician".
Birth of a brotherAndrew COWAN
January 28, 1855 (Age 13)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Citation details: V18552113 42A/1855 COWAN ANDREW DAVID ELLEN
Death of a brotherAndrew COWAN
after January 28, 1855 (Age 13)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: V1855188 43A/1855 COWAN ANDREW INFANT
Birth of a sisterSusanna COWAN
about 1856 (Age 14)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Citation details: 858/1856 COWAN SUSANNA DAVID ELLEN SYDNEY
Death of a sisterSusanna COWAN
April 8, 1857 (Age 15)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - Susanna
Cowan - Susanna

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Birth of a sisterElizabeth Ann COWAN
April 13, 1858 (Age 16)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Citation details: 11341/1858 COWAN ELIZABETH A DAVID ELLEN MANNING RIVER
Birth of a sisterRachael Jane COWAN
March 7, 1861 (Age 19)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Citation details: 8504/1861 COWAN RACHAEL J DAVID ELLEN MANNING RIVER
MarriageLouisa Jane OAKESView this family
July 16, 1868 (Age 26)
Citation details: 1422/1868 COWAN WILLIAM OAKES LOUISA JANE ST GEORGE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Citation details: 24 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The death certificate (7882/1919) also states she had 3 marriages - Cowan, Heimann & Cummins."

Birth of a daughter
#1
Frances Eliza “Fanny” COWAN
May 28, 1869 (Age 27)
Citation details: 12546/1869 COWAN FRANCES E WILLIAM LOUISA J MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Marriage of a siblingThomas HOGGEllen COWANView this family
Type: Religious marriage
September 15, 1869 (Age 27)
Citation details: 2566/1869 HOGG ELLEN COWAN ELLEN MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 427
Birth of a son
#2
David John COWAN
July 7, 1871 (Age 29)
Citation details: 12016/1871 COWAN DAVID J WILLIAM LOUISA J MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

Note: Image kindly provided by Margaret Farr.

Birth of a son
#3
James Laurie Oakes COWAN
September 23, 1872 (Age 30)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 384
Citation details: 12711/1872 COWAN JAMES L O WILLIAM LOUISA J MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#4
Ellen Mary COWAN
July 14, 1874 (Age 32)
Citation details: 13805/1874 COWAN ELLEN MARY WILLIAM LOUISA JANE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Death of a brotherJames COWAN
November 20, 1874 (Age 32)
Cause: Accidently killed
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5985/1874 COWAN JAMES DAVID ELLEN MANNING RIVER
Cowan - James
Cowan - James

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Birth of a daughter
#5
Louisa Jane Oakes COWAN
June 22, 1876 (Age 34)
Citation details: 14542/1876 COWAN LOUISA JANE WILLIAM LOUISA JANE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth of a daughter
#6
Elizabeth Howe COWAN
June 14, 1878 (Age 36)
Citation details: 15970/1878 COWAN ELIZABETH H WILLIAM LOUISA J MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Marriage of a siblingDavid COWANMargaret Jane GILLView this family
July 10, 1878 (Age 36)
Citation details: 3714/1878 COWAN DAVID GILL MARGARET J MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 679 and 817
Birth of a daughter
#7
Rachel Grace COWAN
April 10, 1880 (Age 38)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684 and 694
Citation details: 17877/1880 COWAN RACHEL WILLIAM LOUISA JANE MANNING RIVER
Death of a motherEllen HOGG
March 20, 1882 (Age 40)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8876/1882 COWAN ELLEN THOMAS ELLEN WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - Ellen
Cowan - Ellen

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Birth of a daughter
#8
Ethel Jane Manning COWAN
April 12, 1882 (Age 40)
Citation details: 18330/1882 COWAN ETHEL M WILLIAM LOUISA J WINGHAM
Death of a fatherDavid COWAN
January 26, 1883 (Age 41)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8378/1883 COWAN DAVID JAMES SUSAN WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - David
Cowan - David

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Birth of a son
#9
William COWAN
June 12, 1884 (Age 42)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Citation details: 21673/1884 COWAN WILLIAM WILLIAM LOUISA J WINGHAM
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register incorrectly shows the birth year for William as 1883.
Death September 23, 1884 (Age 42)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9936/1884 COWAN WILLIAM DAVID ELLEN TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - William
Cowan - William

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Burial
Address: Anglican portion row E 17.
Cemetery: Dawson River General
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - William
Cowan - William

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1840Ireland
1 year
elder brother
James COWAN
Birth: about 1840 39 34Aughavey, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: November 20, 1874Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
himself
3 years
younger sister
Ellen COWAN
Birth: about 1844 43 38Enniskillon, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: August 29, 1935Coopernook, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
6 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Andrew COWAN
Birth: January 28, 1855 54 49Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: after January 28, 1855Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
younger sister
Susanna COWAN
Birth: about 1856 55 50Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 8, 1857New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Ann COWAN
Birth: April 13, 1858 57 52Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 2, 1942Hornsby, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Rachael Jane COWAN
Birth: March 7, 1861 60 55Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 19, 1888Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Louisa Jane OAKES - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 16, 1868Cooks River, , New South Wales, Australia
10 months
daughter
2 years
son
15 months
son
James Laurie Oakes COWAN
Birth: September 23, 1872 30 20Cundle Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 13, 1892Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
daughter
23 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
Elizabeth Howe COWAN
Birth: June 14, 1878 36 26Cundle Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1950Wyong, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
William COWAN
Birth: June 12, 1884 42 32Cundletown, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 29, 1929Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
Martin HEIMANN + Louisa Jane OAKES - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: October 10, 1885Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Divorce: December 5, 1893
3 months
step-daughter
2 years
step-daughter
Irene N HEIMANN
Birth: about 1886 33Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1887Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-son
Francis “Frank” CUMMINS + Louisa Jane OAKES - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: December 21, 1893Newtown, , New South Wales, Australia
-3 years
step-son
3 years
step-son
George Stanley CUMMINS
Birth: about June 1892 28 40Cundletown, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 20, 1917France
3 years
step-son
Richard Thomas D CUMMINS
Birth: about 1894 30 41Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1960Hurstville, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
step-son

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
ImmigrationPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 1422/1868 COWAN WILLIAM OAKES LOUISA JANE ST GEORGE
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
MarriageEmails - Susan Dvorak
Citation details: 24 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The death certificate (7882/1919) also states she had 3 marriages - Cowan, Heimann & Cummins."

DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9936/1884 COWAN WILLIAM DAVID ELLEN TAREE
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
DeathHeadstone - Cowan - William
Cowan - William
Cowan - William

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

BurialPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759