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Prince Cowing
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1735
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1788
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)*
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Memento Mori/In/memory of Mr/Prince Cowing/Who died July 15/1788 In the 53 year/of his age/"Adieu my Spouse my/Children dear/I leave this world/of pain/Let virtue be your/practice here/Till we do meet again"

Ireland Street Cemetery
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: P.K. Magruder
Record added: Aug 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57498812
Prince Cowing
Added by: P.K. Magruder
Prince Cowing
Added by: P.K. Magruder
Prince Cowing
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Remembering my 4great grandfather
- Kathleen Denton Bennett
 Added: Apr. 1, 2016

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- J.Sullivan
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