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Birth: Aug. 26, 1735
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1788
Chesterfield
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA

According to the "Gazeteer of Hampshire County, Mass: 1654-1887", he and George Buck "two of its [Ireland Street] settlers, were Irishmen, is the reason for calling the street by its present name".
Prince Cowing came to Chesterfield from Bridgewater as one of Chesterfield's earliest settlers.
He participated in the Revolutionary War.
His son, John was the first child born in Chesterfield. (pp 203, 207, 213)

Married Margaret Karkins/Karkings 30 March 1766 in Bridgewater, MA
History & Genealogy of Families of Chesterfield


 
 
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  Margaret Karkins Cowing (____ - 1817)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Memento Mori/In/memory of Mr/Prince Cowing/Who died July 15/[1788 in the 53 year of his age]
[] Corbin Collection, Vol I, Hampshire, NEHGS CD
 
Burial:
Ireland Street Cemetery
Chesterfield
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: P.K. Magruder
Record added: Aug 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57498812
Prince Cowing
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Prince Cowing
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 Added: Sep. 20, 2010
 
 
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