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Adonijah Cowham

Query by jennie_49031

adonijah cowham born in Lincolnshire, England, December 29, 1812 and married to Charlotte Wood. They had 7 children: Thomas Albert Cowham, Martha Cowham, Bertha Cowham, Etha or Elka A. Cowham, Betsey E. Cowham, Robert Eugene Cowham, and John Wood Cowham. If you happen to have any additonal information on this family, your help would be appreciated.

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by SilverVixen on 2012-12-03 11:11:25

You have not given any dates for marriage and children so not sure is this is the correct one but a John W Cowham died North Kesteven, Lincs aged 86 in 1948 Q2 3B 87. This would put his year of birth around 1862 does that sound right?

by SilverVixen on 2012-12-03 11:52:47

A Widowed Charlotte Cowham married a widower Thomas Talks 11 October 1836 Algarkirk, Holland West, Lincs

In the Uk 1841 Census living at Near Coss Gathe Hill, Algarkirk
Talks Thomas 70 (1771) born Lincs
Charlotte, wife, 50 1791) Lincs

by noggin on 2012-12-03 12:17:39

Adonijah Cowham, "England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
name: Adonijah Cowham
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 03 Jan 1813
baptism/christening place: WIGTOFT,LINCOLN,ENGLAND
mother's name: Jane Cowham
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C03313-1
system origin: England-ODM
source film number: 508071
(no fathers name stated)

Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
Name: Adonijah Cowham
Year: 1847
Place: Michigan
Source Publication Code: 4781.90
Primary Immigrant: Cowham, Adonijah
Annotation: Date when arrived in Michigan. Place of origin and date of arrival in the U.S. also provided.
Source Bibliography: LOCEY, GERTRUDE. Cass County, Michigan Naturalization Book #1. In Four Flags Tracer (Four Flags Area Genealogical Society, Niles, MI), March 1995, pp. 5-7.
Page: 7

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: A Cowhan [A Cowham]
Age in 1860: 46
Birth Year: abt 1814
Birthplace: England
Home in 1860: Volinia, Cass, Michigan
Gender: Male
Post Office: Little Prairie Ronde
Value of real estate: $1000
Occupation: farmer

A Cowhan 46
Wm T Cowhan 5
C Cowhan 36
John Cowhan 4
F S Cowhan 2
Robt E Cowhan 8/12

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Adonadyah Cowham
Age in 1870: 55
Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: English
Home in 1870: Volinia, Cass, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Dowagiac

Adonadyah Cowham 55
Charlotte Cowham 35
William Cowham 15
John Cowham 13
Fannie Cowham 10
Robert Cowham 9
Jennie Cowham 8
Mary Cowham 7
Edward Cowham 5
Ella Cowham 4
Lucy Cowham 1

1880 United States Federal Census about
Name: J. Adonejah Cowhan
Age: 68
Birth Year: abt 1812
Birthplace: England
Home in 1880: Volinia, Cass, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Charlotte Cowhan
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Cannot read/write:

J. Adonejah Cowhan 68
Charlotte Cowhan 47
T. William Cowhan 25
W. John Cowhan 24
F. Sophia Cowhan 22
E. Robert Cowhan 20
Jane Cowhan 18
Mary Cowhan 16
C. Adonejah Cowhan 14
E. Ella Cowhan 12
C. Salina Cowhan 10
E. Betsy Cowhan 7
Martha Cowhan 4
Mirtha Cowhan 4
A. Thomas Cowhan 2

Michigan Land Records
Name: Adonijah Cowham
Land Office: KALAMAZOO
Sequence #: 1
Document Number: 24998
Total Acres: 76.85
Signature: Yes
Cancelled Document: No
Issue Date: 1 Feb 1849
Mineral Rights Reserved: No
Metes and Bounds: No
Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566
Multiple Warantee Names: No
Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820
Multiple Patentee Names: Yes
Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries
Land Description:

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
Name: Adonijah Cowhan
Birth Date: abt 1813
Birth Place: England
Death Date: 11 Nov 1894
Death Place: Volinia, Cass Co., MI
Death Age: 81
Occupation: Farmer
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
FHL Film Number: 1021048

This is the death of one of Adonijah Cowham children which shows his wife's name was Charlotte Wood. ( I could not find the marriage )

John Wood Cowham, "Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

name: John Wood Cowham
gender: Male
burial date: 16 Dec 1938
burial place: Marcellus, Cass, Michigan
death date: 13 Dec 1938
death place: Brady, Kalamazoo, Michigan
age: 82
birth date: 02 Apr 1856
birthplace: Volinia, Cass, Michigan
race: White
marital status: Married
spouse: Anne Stevens Cowham
father: Adonijah Cowham
father's birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
mother: Charlotte Wood
mother's birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
indexing project (batch) number: B02436-5
system origin: Michigan-EASy
source film number: 1941378
reference number: P 3

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