Deacon Samuel COWLES

Male 1661 - 1748  (87 years)


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  • Name Samuel COWLES  [1, 2
    • He resided on the southerly side of the old homestead at Farmington; removed to Kensington, 1716; was Deacon of the church there. He inherited the Pitkin place in Farmington subsequently known as the Dr. Carrington place, which he gave to his son, Thomas. He is said to have been a rather small size, spare, brown eyes, light hair, reserved in conversation, steady in mind, of mild disposition, not easily provoked. [1]
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 17 Mar 1661  Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Oct 1748  Kensington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I83018  Main Tree
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 

    Father Samuel COWLES,   b. 1639, prob. Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1691, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 14 Jan 1660/1  [1, 2
    Family ID F33915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel PORTER,   c. 26 Dec 1658,   d. 4 Oct 1743  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 12 May 1685  Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married 17 Nov 1685  [1
    Children 
     1. Capt Samuel COWLES,   b. 6 May 1692, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1777  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Esther/Hester COWLES,   b. 18 May 1697, Farmington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1776  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F33916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Mar 1661 - Farmington, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 May 1685 - Farmington, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Oct 1748 - Kensington, 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.