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Wilson Relations:  Cowe Family

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David Cowe: m. Alison Brown
  • 5 Nov. 1709, "David Cow & Alison Brown both in this parish gave up yr names on Nov 5th 1709 in order to marriage before these witnesses William Roughead and Rob Grive Elders pledges being consigned" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 17 Sep. 1710, "Old[cambus] P[arents] Dav Cow Alison Brown, B[aptism] Elizabeth Law[ful], W[itnesses] Ja Sinclar Hen Cow") [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 15 June 1712, "Oldcammas P[arents] David Cow Alison Brown, B[aptism] Margaret Law[ful], W[itnesses] James Grive Robert Grieve" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 26 Apr. 1713, "Oldc[ambus] P[arents] Henry Cow Helen Simson B[aptism] Helen Law[ful] W[itnesses] David Cow & James Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 27 June 1714, "OldC[ambus] P[arents] David Cow Alison Brown, B[aptism] George Law[ful], W[itnesses] James Swanston William Roughead" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 Aug. 1716, "OldC[ambus] P[arents] David Cow Alison Brown, B[aptism] Elspeth Law[ful], W[itnesses] James & Rot Grives" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 19 July 1719, "P[arents] David Kow Alison Brown, B[aptism] Helen Law[ful], W[itnesses] Robt Grive John Suanstoun" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 3 May 1724, "Oldcambus P[arents] David Cowe Alison Brown, B[aptism] Alison L[awful], W[itnesses] George & Henry Cowes" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 18 Dec. 1726, "Oldcamb[us] P[arents] David Cowe Alison Brown, B[aptism] David L[awful], W[itnesses] James & Robert Grieves" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 30 Nov. 1729, "Oldc[ambus] Townhead P[arents] Will: Cowe Betty Outerson B[aptism] Helen W[itnesses] David Cowe Geo: Robertson" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 Mar. 1749, "OldCam[bus] P[arents] William Kere Alison Cowe, B[aptism] John, [Witnesses] David Cowe David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 3 June 1759, "Redheugh P[arents] Will: Robertson Mary Watson B[aptism] James W[itnesses] David Cowes eldr & your" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 June 1759, "Auldcambus P[arents] John Bookless Jean Purvess B[aptism] Jean W[itnesses] David Cowes Senr & Junr" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1809, "St. Helen's on the Lea, Old Graveyard at Ruined Chapel, Cockburnspath Parish ... (table stone) David Cow, indweller, Woodhid d. 17-- 80 yrs. son David late tenant in Cock(?)law 12 March 1809 80 yrs. spouse Elisbeth Dods 10 March 1799 77 yrs." [Scotland, Cockburnspath, St. Helen's Graveyard, Inscriptions; in Cargill, p. 73]
  • Cargill, David C., compiler, Berwickshire Monumental Inscriptions: The Eastern Parishes, 2000.
David Cowe (1726-1809): m. Elizabeth Dods (--1799)
  • Some of these events may properly belong to the father David Cowe rather than the son (especially 1747-1759), but we do not have any way of distinguishing them.
  • 5 Jan. 1747, "AuldCam[bus] P[arents] William Kere Alison Cow, B[aptism] Alison, W[itnesses] David Cowe John Kere" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 22 Jan. 1747, "OldCambus P[arents] Will Ker Alison Cowe, B[aptism] Alison, W[itnesses] Dav Cowe John Coltherd" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 11 Sep. 1748, "Oldcam[bus] P[arents] Alexr Wood Ann Millar B[aptism] William & Jean Twins Do [Sept] ye 11th Wit William Cowe David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 22 July 1750, "Sneep P[arents] Archbd Dun Alison Simpson B[aptism] Robert W[itnesses] John White David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 7 Apr. 1751, "Oldcambus P[arents] Wm Kere Alison Cowe, B[aptism] Isabel, W[itnesses] David Cowe John Kere" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 May 1751, "Headchesters P[arents] William Cowe Katharine Gibson B[aptism] Helen W[itnesses] Jno Atchison David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 14 July 1751, "Oldcamb[us] Townhead P[arents] Andrew Runciman Margt Dod B[aptism] Elizabeth W[itnesses] David Cowe William Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 17 Oct. 1751, "Oldcam[bus] Townhead P[arents] George Piercon Margt Galbraith B[aptism] Thomas W[itnesses] David Cow David Coltherd" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 3 Dec. 1752, "Oldcam[bus] P[arents] Will Cowe Jean Millar B[aptism] Alison W[itnesses] David Cowe David Grieve" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1 Apr. 1753, "AuldCam[bus] P[arents] William Kere Alison, B[aptism] David, W[itnesses] David Cowe & John K... [page torn]" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • May 1753, "P[arents] John Dewar Ann Hay B[aptism] Alison W[itnesses] ... Swanston David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 Nov. 1753, "Windielaws P[arents] Jas Guilly Elizabeth Watson B[aptism] Agnes W[itnesses] John Dewar David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 14 Apr. 1754, "Auldcambus Townhead P[arents] George Edgar Kath Cunningham B[aptism] Isoble W[itnesses] Wm Whitehead David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 15 Sep. 1754, "Woodhouse P[arents] James Watt Helen Cow B[aptism] Margaret W[itnesses] John Dewar David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 7 Sep. 1755, "Auldcambus P[arents] William Kere Alison Cowe, B[aptism] John, W[itnesses] John Kere David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 7 Dec. 1755, "Windielaws P[arents] James Lawrie Helen Paterson B[aptism] John W[itnesses] Jas Paterson David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 16 May 1756, "Redheugh P[arents] Hendry Bell Isoble Burn B[aptism] William W[itnesses] David Cowe John Miller" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 Sep. 1756, "Cockburnspath P[arents] John Lyle Elizabeth Donaldson B[aptism] James W[itnesses] David Cowe James Guilly" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 21 Nov. 1756, "Sneep P[arents] Archibald Dun Alison Simpson B[aptism] Jannet W[itnesses] John Dewar David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 Dec. 1756, "Auldhall P[arents] Robt Gray Jannet Laurie B[aptism] Agnes W[itnesses] John Gray David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 30 Jan. 1757, "Auldcambus P[arents] John Bookless Jean Purvess B[aptism] Isoble W[itnesses] David Cowe & Jas Hardie" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 8 May 1757, "Auldcambus P[arents] Wm Daroch Margaret Fair B[aptism] Alexander W[itnesses] David Cowe Jas Bartrim" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 24 May 1757, "Auldcambus P[arents] Wm Outerson Mary Simpson B[aptism] William W[itnesses] David Cowe William Simpson" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 June 1757, "Blackburn P[arents] John Kere Margt Applebie B[aptism] Alison W[itnesses] David Cowe John Dewar" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 17 Dec. 1757, "Cockburnspath P[arents] Alexr Prentice Jean Marshal B[aptism] John W[itnesses] John Millar David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 26 Jan. 1758, "Fosterland P[arents] Wm Robertson Margt Fairbairn B[aptism] James W[itnesses] Jno Fairbairn David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 16 Feb. 1758, "Bowshiel P[arents] Alexr Brown Helen Cow B[aptism] Henry W[itnesses] David Cowe John Greive" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 15 Feb. 1759, "Woodhouse P[arents] James Watt Helen Craike B[aptism] John W[itnesses] John Dewar David Cows" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 18 Feb. 1759, "Auldcambus P[arents] Robert Ingles Betty Watt B[aptism] Peter W[itnesses] Alexr Watt & David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 2 Sep. 1759, "Linhead P[arents] John Denhame Alison Fulton B[aptism] Jannet W[itnesses] David Fulton David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 7 Sep. 1759, "Eccglie P[arents] John Paxton B[aptism - no name] W[itnesses] David Cowe & John Millar" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 18 May 1760, "Windielaws P[arents] Robert Robertson Helen Anderson B[aptism] Helen W[itnesses] David Cowe John Anderson" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 June 1760, "Auldcambus P[arents] John Robertson Jean Kere B[aptism] James W[itnesses] David Cowe John Millar" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 27 July 1760, "Auldcambus P[arents] William Kere Alison Cowe, B[aptism] George, W[itnesses] David Cowe John Kere" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 14 Sep. 1760, "Kirkland P[arents] Jas Bookless Mary Caldcleugh B[aptism] Elizabeth W[itnesses] David Cowe John Millar" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 24 Jan. 1761, "Auldcambus P[arents] John Bookless Jean Purvess B[aptism] William W[itnesses] James Hardie David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 19 June 1762, "Fosterland P[arents] Henry Bell Isoble Burn B[aptism] Robert W[itnesses] David Cowe David Grieve" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 31 Oct. 1762, "Cockburnspath P[arents] Robert Dun Margaret Fowler B[aptism] Robert W[itnesses] John Dewar David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 June 1763, "Windielaws P[arents] Robt Thomson Margt Whitehead B[aptism] Margaret W[itnesses] David Cowe Will: Atchison" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 14 Aug. 1763, "OldCambus P[arents] William Kere Alison Cowe, B[aptism] William, W[itnesses] David Greive David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 25 Dec. 1763, "Oldcambus P[arents] James Hendry Isoble Gray B[aptism] Alison W[itnesses] David Cowe John Miller" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 22 Apr. 1764, "Penmeshiel Wood P[arents] James Waitt Helen Craik B[aptism] Alison W[itnesses] David Cowe John Dewar" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1 June 1766, "Cockburnspath P[arents] David Denham & Janet Mill B[aptism] Thomas W[itnesses] David Cowe Geo Tait" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 13 July 1766, "P[arents] Adam Hog Alison Miller B[aptism] Alison W[itnesses] David Cowe Robert Little" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 20 July 1766, "Redheugh P[arents] William Robertson Margt Fairbairn B[aptism] Margaret W[itnesses] George Robertson Davd Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 14 June 1767, "Cockbh P[arents] Geo Paterson & Helen Dobson B[aptism] Helen W[itnesses] David Cow & Congn" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 July 1767, "Cockh P[arents] John Hasty & Margt Cowe B[aptism] John W[itnesses] Geo Holiwell Dav Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1 Nov. 1767, "Cock P[arents] Andr Whyte & Christn Hog B[aptism] Margaret W[itnesses] Dav: Cowe & Jo Fyfe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • From this point on, the entries almost certainly describe the younger David Cowe.
  • 23 Dec. 1770, "Cock P[arents] David Roughed Margt Fortune B[aptism] Alison W[itnesses] John Fife David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • Jan. 1774, "Cock: Janr 1762 P[arents] Adam Hogg Alison Millar B[aptism] John before the Congregation Cock: 5th Janry 1772 P[arents] Adam Hogg Alison Millar B[aptism] Nicholas W[itnesses] John Fife David Cow The above two Children have been forgotten to be registred in the ord..." [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 Mar. 1775, "Cock: P[arents] John Whyte Agnes Cow B[aptism] Agnes W[itnesses] David Cow John Fife" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 Dec. 1775, "Old Cambus Townhead P[arents] James Hardie Elspeth Rankin B[aptism] Agnes W[itnesses] Jo Rankin David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 6 Nov. 1776, "Oldcam P[arents] John Paxton Alison Ker B[aptism] George by Mr Henderson W[itnesses] John Rankin David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 Jan. 1777, "Oldcamus P[arents] John Robertson Jean Ker B[aptism] Peter by Mr Henderson W[itnesses] William Forsyth David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 9 Sep. 1777, "Oldcammus P[arents] James Hardy Elspeth Rankin B[aptism] James W[itnesses] John Rankin & David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 28 Mar. 1780, "Fosterland P[arents] James Fultin Robinah Anderson B[aptism] Anny W[itnesses] John King David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 Nov. 1780, "P[arents] Hugh King Agnes White B[aptism] John W[itnesses] John King & David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 26 Feb. 1781, "East Mill P[arents] Robert Lawson Jean Wetherly B[aptism] Thomas W[itnesses] David Wetherly Dav Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 10 Feb. 1782, "Oldcambus P[arents] Jas Fultin Robina Anderson B[aptism] William W[itnesses] Willm Forsyth David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 17 Mar. 1782, "Oldcambus P[arents] David Geggrie Isbell Strachan B[aptism] Mark born 10th W[itnesses] David Cow Robt Lawson" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 21 July 1782, "OldCambus P[arents] Hugh King & Agnes White B[aptism] David born 9th W[itnesses] David Cow John King" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 11 Aug. 1783, "Oldcambus P[arents] John Robison Jean Ker B[aptism] William W[itnesses] David Cow Robt Lawson" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 19 Dec. 1783, "Oldcambus P[arents] Jas Fultin Robina Anderson B[aptism] Ann W[itnesses] David Cow Robt Lawson" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 25 Mar. 1784, "East Mill P[arents] Robert Lawson Jean Wetherly B[aptism] Kathrine W[itnesses] Thos Wetherly David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 22 June 1784, "Dunglass Mill P[arents] Hugh King Agnes White B[aptism] Isobell W[itnesses] John King David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 25 Apr. 1787, "Cockburnspath P[arents] John White Agnes Cow B[aptism] Elizabeth W[itnesses] David Cow John White" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 14 Sep. 1791, "Cockburnspath P[arents] John Kelly B[aptism] Charlotte, presented to Baptism by David Sleigh as sponsor Parents being unmarried W[itnesses] Jas Buchanan & David Cowe" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 13 Mar. 1800, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire (Marriages: "David Cow in the parish of Dunbar and Margret Dods in this Parish gave up their Names for Proclamation on the 7th Novr 1799 (mist out above)" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 30 Dec. 1800, "Cockbth P[arents] John White Mary Johnston B[aptism] John W[itnesses] John White David Cow" [Scotland, Cockburnspath, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]