Samuel COWLES

Male 1639 - 1691  (52 years)


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  • Name Samuel COWLES  [1, 2
    • He was one of the eighty-four proprietors of Farmington in 1672; inherited his father's estate there and became one of the leading citizens. He was a man of energy, enterprise and possessed what passed for wealth at that time. Joined the church with his wife in 1690; was the progenitor of the Connecticut branch of the Cowles family as his brother John was of the Massachusetts branch. [1]
    Born 1639  prob. Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Fact Son of John and Hannah Cowles of Hartford, Conn. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 17 Apr 1691  Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I83016  Main Tree
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 

    Father John COWLES,   b. Between 1598-1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 11-15 Sep 1675, Hatfield, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah ?,   b. Abt 1613,   d. 16 Mar 1683/4, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F33978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail STANLEY,   b. Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1736, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Jan 1660/1  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. Deacon Samuel COWLES,   b. 17 Mar 1661, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1748, Kensington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     2. Abigail COWLES,   b. 1 Jan 1663, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1718  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Hannah COWLES,   b. 10 Dec 1664, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Sep 1701  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Timothy COWLES,   b. 4 Nov 1666, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1736, East Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     5. Sarah COWLES,   b. 25 Dec 1668, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Aug 1733  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
     6. John COWLES,   b. 28 Jan 1670/1, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1748, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     7. Nathaniel COWLES,   b. 15 Feb 1672/3, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1729, Southington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
     8. Capt Isaac COWLES,   b. 28 Mar 1675, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1756, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    +9. Joseph COWLES,   b. 18 Jan 1677/8, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1760, Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     10. Elizabeth COWLES,   b. 17 Mar 1679/80, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1727  (Age 47 years)  [Birth]
     11. Caleb COWLES,   b. 20 Jun 1682, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1725, Kensington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F33915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsFact - - Son of John and Hannah Cowles of Hartford, Conn. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1691 - Farmington, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3597] "Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England" My Ancestors Part in that Undertaking, Ernest Flagg.

    2. [S12064] Genealogy of the Cowles Families in America Vol.I , Colonel Calvin Duvall Cowles.