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William Royce Cowen

Male 1908 - 1928  (20 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Royce Cowen was born 8 Mar 1908, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada (son of John Cowen and Eliza Edna Stevens); died 31 Dec 1928, Dysart, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried 2 Jan 1929, Zion United Church Cemetery, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Cowen was born 23 Jun 1877, Ontario, Canada (son of William Henry Cowen and Mary Howell); died 21 Apr 1959, Carnarvon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Eliza Edna Stevens 21 Sep 1904, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada. Eliza (daughter of George Wellington Stevens and Jane Gray Sisson) was born 29 Dec 1885, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Oct 1929, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried 9 Oct 1929, Zion United Church Cemetery, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Eliza Edna Stevens was born 29 Dec 1885, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada (daughter of George Wellington Stevens and Jane Gray Sisson); died 7 Oct 1929, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried 9 Oct 1929, Zion United Church Cemetery, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Muriel Edna Jane Cowen was born 12 Apr 1906, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Apr 1993, Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Zion United Church Cemetery, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 1. William Royce Cowen was born 8 Mar 1908, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 31 Dec 1928, Dysart, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried 2 Jan 1929, Zion United Church Cemetery, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    3. George Wellington Cowen was born 20 Jan 1910, Carnarvon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Mar 1990, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Zion United Church Cemetery, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Harry Maxwell Cowen was born 16 Jun 1912, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Dec 1999, Minden, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Margaret Caroline Cowen was born 29 Sep 1914, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 8 Oct 2010; was buried , Carnarvon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Robert John Cowen was born 25 Nov 1916, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Aug 1996.
    7. Ruby Ellen Cowen was born 9 Mar 1919, Carnarvon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Aug 1999.
    8. Wilma Ruth Cowen was born 9 Mar 1919, Ontario, Canada; died 2002.
    9. Edward Basil Cowen was born 24 May 1921, Carnarvon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 05 Jan 1981, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Living
    11. Eric Arthur Cowan was born 11 Apr 1927; died 27 Oct 2008, Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Tiverton Cemetery, Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Lloyd Stevens Cowen was born 7 Oct 1929, Carnarvon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Apr 1995.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Henry Cowen was born 22 Jul 1849, Egg Buckland, Devon, England (son of William Cowen and Elizabeth Cousins); died 6 Mar 1906, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

    William married Mary Howell 25 Dec 1875, Minden, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada. Mary (daughter of John Howell and Ann Cox) was born 20 Nov 1856, Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada; died 1933; was buried , Elm Creek Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Howell was born 20 Nov 1856, Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada (daughter of John Howell and Ann Cox); died 1933; was buried , Elm Creek Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Ann Cowen was born 9 Jan 1876, Ontario, Canada; died 1957; was buried , Elm Creek Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.
    2. 2. John Cowen was born 23 Jun 1877, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Apr 1959, Carnarvon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    3. James Cowen was born 10 Dec 1879, Ontario, Canada; died 8 May 1968; was buried , Zion United Church Cemetery, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Baby Cowen was born 26 Oct 1885, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Oct 1885, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Thomas Cowen was born 26 Oct 1885, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 08 Jan 1961, Lindsay, Ops, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    6. William Henry Cowen was born 18 May 1894, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 9 May 1950.

  3. 6.  George Wellington Stevens was born 20 Aug 1857, Fenelon, Victoria, Ontario, Canada (son of Robert Gourlay Stevens and Eliza Bell); died 24 Mar 1911, Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.

    George married Jane Gray Sisson 16 May 1883, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada. Jane (daughter of Henry Sisson and Jenny Ellen Gray) was born 28 Jul 1855, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada; died 02 Jun 1924, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Coboconk Cemetery, Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Jane Gray Sisson was born 28 Jul 1855, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Henry Sisson and Jenny Ellen Gray); died 02 Jun 1924, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Coboconk Cemetery, Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Roland McLeod Stevens was born 03 Jan 1884, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Sep 1886, Peterson's Corners, Anson, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 3. Eliza Edna Stevens was born 29 Dec 1885, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Oct 1929, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried 9 Oct 1929, Zion United Church Cemetery, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Arthur Irwin Stevens was born 9 May 1888, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Jan 1955.
    4. Ellen Winnifred Stevens was born 1 Feb 1889, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died Apr 1983; was buried , Coboconk Cemetery, Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Robert Henry Stevens was born 23 Dec 1892, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 1988; was buried , Coboconk Cemetery, Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Caroline Stevens was born 24 Nov 1895, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Mar 1936, Albany, New York, USA.
    7. Wilma Muriel Stevens was born 27 Apr 1900, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Mar 1970, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Cowen was born Abt 1812, Egg Buckland, Devon, England.

    William — Elizabeth Cousins. Elizabeth was born Abt 1821, Ermington, Devon, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Cousins was born Abt 1821, Ermington, Devon, England.
    Children:
    1. John Cowen was born 21 Jun 1844, Egg Buckland, Devon, England; died 17 Jul 1924, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried 18 Jul 1924, Twelve Mile Lake Cemetery, Minden, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Thomas Cowen was born 18 Oct 1846, Egg Buckland, Devon, England.
    3. 4. William Henry Cowen was born 22 Jul 1849, Egg Buckland, Devon, England; died 6 Mar 1906, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Edwin Cowen was born 1852, Egg Buckland, Devon, England.
    5. Albert James Cowen was born 7 Mar 1858, Crownhill, Egg Buckland, Devon, England.

  3. 10.  John Howell was born 1816, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England; died 8 Mar 1877, Minden, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Twelve Mile Lake Cemetery, Minden, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

    John — Ann Cox. Ann was born 1819, Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, England; died 10 Jun 1895, Otonabee, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Ann Cox was born 1819, Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, England; died 10 Jun 1895, Otonabee, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Jonathan Howell was born Abt 1840, Southoe, Huntingdonshire, England; died 05 May 1901, Neche, Pembina, North Dakota, USA.
    2. Sarah Ann Howell was born Abt 1841, Southoe, Huntingdonshire, England; died 14 Jun 1934, Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Edward Howell was born Abt 1845, Southoe, Huntingdonshire, England.
    4. Charlotte Howell was born Abt 1847, Southoe, Huntingdonshire, England.
    5. Henry Howell was born 6 Apr 1848, Southoe, Huntingdonshire, England; died 26 Feb 1931, Little Britain, Mariposa, Victoria, Ontario, Canada; was buried 2 Mar 1931, Little Britain, Mariposa, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Eliza Howell was born 1851, England.
    7. John Howell was born 02 Jun 1852, England; died 01 Jan 1934, Roland, Manitoba, Canada.
    8. William Howell was born Jan 1855, England.
    9. 5. Mary Howell was born 20 Nov 1856, Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada; died 1933; was buried , Elm Creek Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.
    10. Alice Howell was born 26 Mar 1858, Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Jul 1923, Carnarvon, Minden, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried 14 Jul 1923, Twelve Mile Lake Cemetery, Minden, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

  5. 12.  Robert Gourlay Stevens was born 1 Dec 1816, Ontario, Canada (son of Alfred Stevens and Ruby Halladay); died 29 Sep 1906, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

    Robert married Eliza Bell 08 May 1844, Ontario, Canada. Eliza was born 28 Mar 1826, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland; died 21 Nov 1911, Fenelon Falls, Victoria, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Eliza Bell was born 28 Mar 1826, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland; died 21 Nov 1911, Fenelon Falls, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Alfred Stevens was born 1846, Trenton, Hastings, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Oct 1916, Restoule, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Ann Eliza Stevens was born Abt 1848, Fenelon, Victoria, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Jul 1898, Galway, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Maria Stevens was born Abt 1850, Ontario, Canada.
    4. James Stevens was born Abt 1851, Fenelon, Victoria, Ontario, Canada; died 07 Feb 1882, Dysart, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Caroline Stevens was born Abt 1854, Fenelon, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Charlotte Stevens was born 25 Mar 1858, Fenelon, Victoria, Ontario, Canada; died 04 Apr 1909, Fenelon Falls, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    7. 6. George Wellington Stevens was born 20 Aug 1857, Fenelon, Victoria, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Mar 1911, Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Matilda Stevens was born Abt 1859, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Oct 1924, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
    9. Robert John Stevens was born 10 Aug 1863, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Feb 1946, Matsqui, British Columbia, Canada.
    10. Mary Jane Stevens was born 1864, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Jul 1889, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried 16 Jul 1889, Maple Lake United Church Cemetery, Algonquin Highlands, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    11. William Henry Stevens was born 2 Oct 1868, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Jul 1935, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried , St Stephen's Cemetery, Boshkung, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Sarah Stevens was born Abt 1867, Ontario, Canada.

  7. 14.  Henry Sisson was born 27 May 1823, Kirbyshire, Westmorland, England (son of James Sisson and Dorothy Baines); died 23 May 1900, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

    Henry married Jenny Ellen Gray 21 Jun 1849, Ontario, Canada. Jenny (daughter of Thomas Gray and Jean Harkness) was born 04 Aug 1828, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada; died 13 Jul 1868, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Jenny Ellen Gray was born 04 Aug 1828, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Thomas Gray and Jean Harkness); died 13 Jul 1868, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. James Henry Sisson was born 14 Jan 1851, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Dec 1918, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried , St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Emma Sisson was born 07 Apr 1853, Manvers, Victoria, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Jul 1918, Restoule, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada.
    3. 7. Jane Gray Sisson was born 28 Jul 1855, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada; died 02 Jun 1924, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Coboconk Cemetery, Coboconk, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Thomas MacLeod Sisson was born 5 Nov 1858, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Apr 1916, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada; was buried , St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Agnes Sisson was born 23 Mar 1860, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada; died 15 May 1863, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Henry Clair Sisson was born 27 Oct 1862, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada; died 01 Jun 1950.
    7. Caroline Sisson was born 11 Aug 1864, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada; died 09 Jul 1868, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Lissie Sisson was born 1878, Ontario, Canada.