David was born on 10 SEP 1812 in Bothkennar, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of John Cowan and Agnes Wilson.
|Birth||10 SEP 1812||
|Christening||20 SEP 1812||
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Births & Baptisms
20/09/1812 COWAN DAVID JOHN COWAN/AGNES WILSON OR MARY STOBIE FR326 M Bothkennar /STIRLING
!Source: 1841 Census