Descendants of John Cowles 1598


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First Generation

Descendants of John COWLES

John COWLES was born in 1598 in , , England. He died on 15 Sep 1677 in Hadley, Hampshire,Massachusetts .
John COWLES and Hannah HART were married in 1634 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.
Hannah HART (daughter of Stephen HART and Margaret FARMINGTON) was born about 1613 in , , England. She died on 17 Mar 1683 in Hartford, Hartford , Connecticut. She was buried in Center Church Cemetrey, Hartford, Connecticut.

Catalogue of the Names of the First Puritan Settlers of Connecticut.
Cowles, Hannah, (widow of John, of Hartford)--died March, 1683. Estate 107. Children, Samuel, John, Hannah, (wife of Caleb Stanlev) Esther Bull, MaryDickinson, Elizabeth Lyman, and Sarah Goodwin.

Name: Hanna Cowles Location: Hatfield and HartfordDied 16 March, 1683.
Invt. 107-05-02. Taken by John Marsh, Daniel Clarke.

Will dated 27 October, 1680.


I Hanna Cowles, Late of Hatfield, now resident in Hartford, in the Colony of Connecticut, being Stricken in years, doe make this my Last Will and Testament: I doe give unto my son Samuel Cowles 6. I give unto my son John Cowles 6. I give unto my daughter Hannah Standly Tenn pownds. I give unto my daughter Ester Bull fower pounds. I give to my daughter Elizabeth Lyman 12. I give unto my daughter Mary Dickinson the sum of 10. I give unto the children of my daughter Sarah Goodwin, that shall be surviving at my decease, 6, to be devided equally amongst them.

My will & pleasure is that the Legacy of 8 given unto my daughter Goodwin by my husband John Cowles in his Last Will, bearing date 11 December, 1676, be payd by my son John Cowles unto the Children of my daughter Sarah Goodwin, Decd, that shall be living at my decease, equally to be divided amongst them; & this is also my will concerning the rest of those Legacies given by my husband in his Last will unto any other of my daughters, which dispose I thus order, being whole & soale Executrix unto his last Will. I give unto my grand children Hannah & Elizabeth Stanly one payre of sheets. I give unto my three daughters, Ester, Mary &Elizabeth, all my wearing apparell & Lining, to be equally divided amongst them.

I give unto my daughter Hannah Standly the value of one fourth part of all my apparell & Linnine given to my Three daughters, out of any other of my Estate that she shall choose before it be divided otherwise, in stead of apparell, & doe also give her the flock bed that I had of my son Stanly, at the price my husband bought it of him, as part of the Ten pownds given her above. I doe also desire my daughter Elizabeth Lyman may have the Feather bed in her Keeping, as part of what is given her in this my Last Will.

I appoint my son Samuel Cowles and Caleb Standly to be Executors
I doe give them the remaynder of my Estate, if any should be that is not given away.
Caleb Standly, Hannah Standly.Hannah X Cowles. Ls.

John COWLES and Hannah HART had the following children:



Samuel COWLES (born in 1639).



John COWLES (born in Feb 1641/42).



Hannah COWLES (born in 1644).



Elizabeth COWLES (born on 6 Feb 1645/46).



Esther COWLES (born in 1649).



Mary COWLES (born on 27 Jun 1654).



Sarah COWLES (born about 1647).

Second Generation

Descendants of Samuel COWLES

2. Samuel COWLES25 (John ) was born in 1639 in Hartford, Hartford , Connecticut. He died on 17 Apr 1691 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.
Who went under COLE . This person was thot. to be br. of James Cole, and so was his own name; but the rec. vary. to Coale, Cowle, Coales, Colles, Cowles, Coule, or Coules, the descend. have gen. adopt. the w. sometimes without the e.
Samuel COWLES and Abigail STANLEY were married on 14 Jun 1660 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. Abigail STANLEY (daughter of Timothy STANLEY) was born about 1639 in Hartford, Hartford , Connecticut.

3. John COWLES25 of Hatfield, freeman 1690, was born in Feb 1641/42 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. He died on 12 May 1711.
John COWLES and Deborah BARTLETT were married on 22 Nov 1668 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

4 Deborah BARTLETT25, 3(daughter of Robert BARTLETT and Ann (w/o Robert BARTLETT) was baptized on 8 Mar 1645/46 in Hartford, Hartford , Connecticut. She was born about Dec 1645.

John COWLES and Deborah BARTLETT had the following children:



Hannah COWLES1 was born on 14 Nov 1670. She died on 16 Dec 1711. died unmarried



Jonathan COWLES (born on 26 Jan 1669/70).



Samuel COWLES (born on 27 May 1673).



12 iv. John COWLES1 was born on 15 Jun 1676. He died on 18 Jun 1690.



Abigail COWLES1 was born on 1 Jan 1678/79. She died on 8 Dec 1690



Sarah COWLES (born on 5 Jun 1681).



Mary COWLES1 was born on 3 Nov 1683. She died in 1742. died unmarried



Esther COWLES (born on 14 Apr 1686).

Lyman Family

Last updated 17 Apr. 2005
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