William COWLES

Male 1690 - 1771  (80 years)


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  • Name William COWLES  [1, 2
    • Mr. Cowles lived in East Hartford, became a deacon of the First Congregational Church in 1752 and member of the church council in 1763 (1st Cong. Ch., E.H., 1702-1902). In May 1739, the General Assembly, in consideration of the memorial of William Cowles, freed and released him for the future, from paying any rates or taxes on his head:
      Hi will dated Oct. 12, 1770, was probated at Hartford, June 4, 1771 and is on file in State Library. [1]
    Born 01 Sep 1690  East Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Apr 1771  East Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I13365  Main Tree
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah PITKIN,   b. 1666,   d. 1737  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1 Jan 1689/90  [1, 2, 3
    Family ID F19536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth HUBBARD,   b. 05 Apr 1695, Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1779  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Esther COWLES,   b. 13 Sep 1729, East Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1803  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Ruth COWLES,   b. 14 Aug 1732, East Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1792  (Age 59 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F19537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Sep 1690 - East Hartford, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Apr 1771 - East Hartford, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12064] Genealogy of the Cowles Families in America Vol.I , Colonel Calvin Duvall Cowles.

    2. [S02944] Pitkin Family of America - A Genealogy of the Des. of William Pitkin, A.P. Pitkin, (Name: Name: Hartford, Conn. 1887;;).

    3. [S3597] "Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England" My Ancestors Part in that Undertaking, Ernest Flagg.