Cowlishaws of England 1745
My name is Kenneth Gillette I was born Kenneth Cowlishaw my father Ray Cowlishaw was killed in a accidrnt at his work when I was quite young,my mother remarried and her new husband Walter Gillette adopted us kids, mother wanted this to be the new family so the Cowlishaws got left out and I grew up not knowing them. When I retired ten years ago I started looking for the Cowlihaw family and fave found a lot of information.
My tree starts with John Cowlishaw born 1745 in England married Mary Cousins born in England 1749 I only have one child for now.
John Cowlishaw born 1781 married Sarah Marple born 1778 they had 11 children the 6th My grate grate grate grand father George Cowlishaw born 1820 married Rebecca Copper Daws born 1819 they had 7 children the three youngest boys Isaac born 1853, George born 1856 and Thomas born 1857 came to America in the 1860s. My grate grate grand father Thomas Cowlishaw married Hannah Taylor born 1861 in England they had 15 children were married 35 years divorced in 1910. My grate grand father Reuben Ray Cowlishaw born in 1892 married Mabel Staker divorced married Bertha Hales they had three children Twins Roy Cowlishaw and my father Ray Cowlishaw born 1913 Bert Hales Cowlishaw born 1916.