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history of the Cowan family with list of descendants of Dr. James Jones Cowan and Sarah Ann Cook Cowan by Zachary Stuart Cowan

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Published in [Atlanta? .
Written in English


  • Cowan family.

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Pictures contributed by Charles G. Cowan.

Statementby Zachary S. Cowan and Martha Wilkins Cowan.
ContributionsCowan, Martha Wilkins, 1887- joint author.
LC ClassificationsCS71.C8735 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination71 l.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6260141M
LC Control Number58041135

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Cowan family history also shows that it is possible that the name might be an anglicized form of the old Gaelic names of either MacEoghain or MacEoin, which means "son of the well-born." These names were both derived from the Greek name "Eugene", meaning "well-born" or "born lucky". Cowan Family History & Genealogy 35 photos, 20, biographies, and last name history of the Cowan family, shared by AncientFaces Members. Miss Sellers has spent much time and ex- pense in the research of the Cowan Family History contained in this little volume with a wish to preserve the knowledge of facts now available for the coming generations. J a c AJ, o^nycJtn^y 1 i y ( -it) £lblAri/1/W AlAALlLct' Mv^ruJxU r. 7 l> /)yim (J. Cowan is a variant of Cohen, the Hebrew for "priest". The oldest and probably the most common Jewish family name in existence, Cohen indicates descent from the biblical priestly family, Cohanim. According to tradition, the Cohanim are descendants of Aaron, the first high priest, and the elder brother of Moses.