James Cowan


Personal and Family Information

James was born about 1852, the son of Thomas Cowan and Lilias Turnbull. The place is not known.

His wife was Jane Easton, who he married on 4 DEC 1869 in Manse, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their only known child was Matthew (c1877-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


James Cowan


Thomas Cowan


Lilias Turnbull


John Turnbull


Agnes Balderstone



BirthABT 1852
Christening24 OCT 1852
Place: Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland


OccupationCoal miner


Note 1

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ Old Parish Registers Banns and marriages

Surname Forename Spouse Name Date Parish Number Ref Parish

COWAN JAMES THOMAS COWAN/LILIAS TURNBULL FR563 M 24/10/1852 485/20 295 Larbert

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ Statutory registers Marriages 485/ 23

1869 On the Fourth day of December at the Manse of Larbert

After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland

Signed: James Cowan, Coal Minor , age: 18, resides Kinnaird, Parish of Larbert

Father: Thomas Cowan, Coal Minor

Mother: Lilias Cowan, MS Turnbull

Signed: Jane Easton, , age: 18, resides Kinnaird, Parish of Larbert

Father: George Easton, Coal Minor

Mother: Janet Easton MS Cowan

Signed: John McLaven, Minister of Larbert and Dunipace

Signed: Alexander Easton, Witness

Janet Cowan, Witness

Registered: 1869 December 11th, at Stenhousemuir, James Mitchell, Registrar.

!Source: Wife's death record.