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Mary Ann SMITH (1824-1905)

Mary Ann SMITH, daughter of Jeremiah SMITH (1778?-1848) and Sophia AKERS (1795-1874), was born on 31 May 1824 in Burnt Forest, NSW.1 She married John COWEN on 8 February 1844 in Appin, NSW .2 She died on 18 August 1905 in Milton, NSW (aged 81).2 She was buried on 20 August 1905 in Ulladulla, NSW.3


John COWEN was the son of John GOWEN (1763?-1837) and Audrey APPLEYARD (1778-1819). He and Mary Ann SMITH had the following children:


John George COWEN (1844-1885)

William Henry COWEN (1847-1921)

Elizabeth Sarah COWEN (1849-1939)

Joseph Charles COWEN (1852-1933)

Ann Sophia COWEN (1854-1941)

Mary Frances COWEN (1857- )

Ordry Appleyard COWEN (1859- )

George Thomas COWEN (1862-1875)

Alfred Arthur COWEN (1865- )

Henry Jeremiah COWEN (1867-1952)


1Dr Smee, Book: Third Fleet Families. Cit. Date: 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Birth Ref No.1824 V1824 6908 1B
2Dr Smee, Book: Third Fleet Families.
3Cit. Date: 2010. Assessment: Questionable.


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