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William Flemon Cowan
Birth: May 5, 1808
Georgia, USA
Death: May 17, 1890
Mason County
Texas, USA

William Flemon Cowan was born in Georgia. He had 3 sons by his first wife(unknown)-James Moses COWAN, William F.COWAN Jr.& Joseph COWAN.
His second wife was Mary Ann Primm. They married Dec. 2, 1839 in Limestone Co., Alabama. Their children were Martha J.(m. Thomas Preston Edgin AGENT), Mary Elizabeth(m. Wm. Welcome WILLHELM), John Abraham (m. Susan Emmaline HAILE),Louisa T.,Emily C.(m. ADCOCK),Sarah Arkansas(m. George ALLISON), Elias, Josephine Paralee, Maranda, and Alfred.
The Handbook of Texas Online at: indicates William & Mary were among the earliest settlers of Katemcy. He served the small community as a doctor and Mary,as midwife. John, Elias and Alfred COWAN built a sawmill, gristmill and cotton gin on nearby Katemcy Creek. Alfred opened the first store and in 1884 became the first postmaster. 
Family links: 
  Mary Ann Primm Cowan (1820 - 1897)*
  James Moses Cowan (1834 - 1888)*
  Martha Jane Cowan Edgin (1840 - 1936)*
  Mary Elizabeth Cowan Willhelm (1842 - 1894)*
  John Abraham Cowan (1843 - 1923)*
  Sarah Arkansas Cowan Allison (1849 - 1923)*
  Paralee Josephine Cowan Smith (1856 - 1943)*
  Alfred Riley Cowan (1861 - 1900)*
  Elias Harrison Cowan (1863 - 1934)*
  Sarah Susan Smith (1878 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethel Cemetery
Mason County
Texas, USA
Created by: Carolyn Davis Bonnet
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
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William Flemon Cowan
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William Flemon Cowan
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William Flemon Cowan
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