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Re: Cowan, Rowan, NC
Posted by: Pamela Rummel (ID *****5620) Date: December 07, 2006 at 12:26:07
In Reply to: Re: Cowan, Rowan, NC by tom cowan of 4394

Hi Tom... I am sure our lines tie in together, or it seems so. Here is the info I have which I printed off for you.

Descendants of Archibald McNeely, Jr.


Generation No. 1

1. ARCHIBALD1 MCNEELY, JR. He married MARGARET COWAN 01 Dec in Rowan Co. NC, daughter of THOMAS COWAN. She was born 07 Jul 1777.
       
Child of ARCHIBALD MCNEELY and MARGARET COWAN is:
2.       i.       ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY, b. 02 Aug 1803, North Carolina; d. 08 Apr 1842.


Generation No. 2

2. ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY (ARCHIBALD1) was born 02 Aug 1803 in North Carolina, and died 08 Apr 1842. She married CHRISTOPHER IRVIN COWAN 04 Dec 1824. He was born 16 Jan 1798 in North Carolina, and died 14 Mar 1843.
       
Children of ELIZABETH MCNEELY and CHRISTOPHER COWAN are:
3.       i.       ABLE MCNEELY3 COWAN, b. 25 Aug 1829, Rowan Co. North Carolina; d. 15 Feb 1904, Macon, Georgia.
4.       ii.       MARY ANN COWAN, b. 23 Sep 1825.
5.       iii.       MARGARET ELIZABETH COWAN, b. 23 Oct 1831, Rowan, North Carolina; d. 27 Feb 1906, Hillsboro, Montgomery, IL.
6.       iv.       CALVIN ALEXANDER COWAN, b. 13 Oct 1833, North Carolina.
7.       v.       ROBERT HEZEKIAH COWAN, b. 20 Dec 1836; d. 21 Nov 1874.


Generation No. 3

3. ABLE MCNEELY3 COWAN (ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY, ARCHIBALD1) was born 25 Aug 1829 in Rowan Co. North Carolina1, and died 15 Feb 1904 in Macon, Georgia. He married LYDIA REBECCA C. DONALDSON 09 Nov 1852 in Mecklenburg, NC2, daughter of JAMES DONALDSON and LYDIA. She was born 06 Jun 1831 in Iredell Co., North Carolina, and died 27 May 1910.

More About ABLE MCNEELY COWAN:
Burial: Central Presby. Mooresville, NC

More About LYDIA REBECCA C. DONALDSON:
Burial: Central Presby. Mooresville, NC
Other children: Census said she had 4 children, 2 living in 1910
       
Children of ABLE COWAN and LYDIA DONALDSON are:
8.       i.       MARY A. BREVARD4 COWAN, b. 15 Aug 1859, Mt. Mourne, North Carolina; d. 21 Jul 1952, Macon, Georgia.
       ii.       J. D. "OLLIE" COWAN, b. 17 Nov 1874, Iredell County, NC; d. 31 Jul 1901.


       iii.       THOMAS A. COWAN, b. 1853, North Carolina.


4. MARY ANN3 COWAN (ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY, ARCHIBALD1) was born 23 Sep 1825. She married ALEXANDER GRAHAM. He was born Abt. 1815.
       
Child of MARY COWAN and ALEXANDER GRAHAM is:
       i.       LILLY E.4 GRAHAM, b. Abt. 1844.


5. MARGARET ELIZABETH3 COWAN (ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY, ARCHIBALD1) was born 23 Oct 1831 in Rowan, North Carolina, and died 27 Feb 1906 in Hillsboro, Montgomery, IL. She married WILLIAM R. WHITE 05 Aug 1851 in Salisbury, North Carolina. He was born 03 Jan 1829 in Iredell County, North Carolina, and died 18 May 1900 in Hillsboro, Montgomery, IL.
       
Children of MARGARET COWAN and WILLIAM WHITE are:
       i.       COWAN A.4 WHITE, b. 14 Jul 1852; d. 07 Apr 1925.
       ii.       JULIUS G. WHITE, b. 14 Jul 1852; d. 24 Jun 1925.
       iii.       JOHN FRANKLIN WHITE, b. 09 Sep 1855, Iredell County, North Carolina; d. 19 Feb 1923; m. LURA BELLE BARRY, 08 Apr 1880; b. 20 Jul 1859, Montgomery, IL; d. 18 Oct 1890, Montgomery, IL.


6. CALVIN ALEXANDER3 COWAN (ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY, ARCHIBALD1) was born 13 Oct 1833 in North Carolina. He married JOSEPHINE YOUNG Dec 1866. She was born Abt. 1850 in Copiah Co, MS. This is from your info...
       


7. ROBERT HEZEKIAH3 COWAN (ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY, ARCHIBALD1) was born 20 Dec 1836, and died 21 Nov 1874. He married RUTH ELIZABETH TEMPLETON. She was born 12 Dec 1840, and died 14 Feb 1914.
       
Children of ROBERT COWAN and RUTH TEMPLETON are:
       i.       MOLLY J. E.4 COWAN, b. 21 Oct 1860; m. JOHN L. NEELY.
       ii.       JAMES E. A. COWAN, b. 17 Dec 1863; d. 17 Jul 1864.
       iii.       JOSEPH E. COWAN, b. 24 Nov 1865; d. 14 Nov 1915.
       iv.       NANCY I. COWAN, b. 12 Aug 1868; d. 27 Apr 1939; m. DAN ALEXANDER.
       v.       MAGGIE I. COWAN, b. 29 Mar 1869; m. WILLIE NEWTON.
10.       vi.       JESSE HEZEKIAH MCNEELY COWAN, b. 13 Jan 1874; d. 13 Jun 1946.


Generation No. 4

8. MARY A. BREVARD4 COWAN (ABLE MCNEELY3, ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY, ARCHIBALD1) was born 15 Aug 1859 in Mt. Mourne, North Carolina, and died 21 Jul 1952 in Macon, Georgia. She married BENJAMIN FRANKLIN RUMMEL 08 Nov 1883 in Mt. Mourne, North Carolina, son of FRANCIS RUMMEL and IDA SCHMIDT. He was born 04 Aug 1861 in Richmond Co. Augusta, Ga., and died 03 Feb 1931 in Bibb Co. Macon, Georgia.

More About MARY A. BREVARD COWAN:
Burial: Riverside Cemetary, Macon, Georgia
Charter Member: Ladies Aux. Order of Railway Conductors
Descendant: Pioneer Family of NC
Graduation: Mitchell College, Statesville, NC
Member: 1sr Presbyterian Church, Macon, Ga.
Resident: Macon for 65 Years

More About BENJAMIN FRANKLIN RUMMEL:
Burial: Riverside Cemetary, Macon, Georgia
Member: First Presbyterian Church, Macon, Ga.
Occupation: Conductor for Southern Railway
Other children: 1880 Census said they had 5 children, 3 living
Resident: Macon for 42 years
       
Children of MARY COWAN and BENJAMIN RUMMEL are:
       i.       FRANZ CLIFFORD5 RUMMEL, b. 06 Jan 1896, Macon, Georgia, Bibb County; d. 29 May 1966, Atlanta. Georgia; m. MIRIAM AGUERO NOONE, 11 Sep 1917, St. Pauls Church, Birmingham, Jefferson Co. Alabama; b. 24 Apr 1899, Bibb Co. Macon, Georgia; d. 15 Oct 1972, Bergen Co. Old Tappan, N.J. While visiting Franz Rummel at her home.

More About MIRIAM AGUERO NOONE:
Baptism: 12 May 1899, St. Josephs Church, Macon, Ga.
Burial: 17 Oct 1972, Rose Hill Cemetary, Macon, Georgia

       ii.       ANNIE WILMA RUMMEL, b. 01 Feb 1890, Macon, Ga. Bibb County; d. 26 Jun 1952.
       iii.       ALMA K RUMMEL, b. 28 Nov 1884, Davidson, NC; d. 07 Feb 1917, Bibb Co., Macon, Ga.; m. ROBERT WILLIAM GOODLETT, 22 Aug 1903, Bibb County, Macon, Georgia; b. Abt. 1880, Florida; d. 07 May 1948, Peach Co. Fort Valley, Ga..

More About ROBERT WILLIAM GOODLETT:
Burial: Oak Haven Cemetary


10. JESSE HEZEKIAH MCNEELY4 COWAN (ROBERT HEZEKIAH3, ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 MCNEELY, ARCHIBALD1) was born 13 Jan 1874, and died 13 Jun 1946. He married CATHERINE MAY GAUGER 16 Sep 1919. She was born 31 Mar 1889.
       

Endnotes

1. Iredell County, NC Cemetaries, Vol 4, Southeast, From Janis Sherrill Ghrairi, hghrairi@bellsouth.net.
2. North Carolina Marriage Collection-- 1741-2000.


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