Edward Cowell, Jr.

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Edward Cowell, Jr.

Also Known As: "Covell"
Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: September 12, 1691 (42-50)
Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Cowell and Agnes Cowell
Husband of Sarah Cowell
Father of Sarah Covell; Edward Cowel; Margaret Hough and Edward Cowel
Brother of Mary Cowell; Abigail Cowell; Amy Ayers; Edward (II) Cowell and Samuel Cowell
Half brother of John Covell; Joseph Covell, Of Boston; Elizabeth Covell; William Covell; Mary Covell and 1 other

Occupation: Cordwainer
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About Edward Cowell, Jr.

Many sites report this Edward that married Sarah Hobart being born c1645, son of Edward Cowell & Agnes Harvey. That would certainly not make him the father of listed below. Perhaps it is Edward Cowell that married Agness that had married Margaret and fathered John, Joseph, & Elizabeth. This branch requires more research.

COWELL, EDWARD, Boston 1645, cordwainer, by w. Margaret had John; Joseph; Elizabeth b. 17 Aug. 1653, d. next yr.; and William, perhaps the youngest, b. 28 June 1655; was capt. some time in Philip's war; d. 12 Sept. 1691. Perhaps he took sec. w. Sarah Hobart, m. at Hingham, June 1668. EZRA, Plymouth 1643, able to bear arms. JOHN, Boston 1670, blacksmith, s. of Edward, d. Dec. 1693. JOSEPH, Boston, cooper, br. of the preced. m. a. 1673, Mary, d. of Richard Carter, wid. of William Hunter. JOSEPH, Woburn, m. 27 Feb. 1685, Alice Palmer, had Elizabeth b. 25 Nov. 1686; Alice, 6 Apr. 1689; Philip, 12 Feb. 1692, d. very soon; Joseph, 9 Dec. 1694; Sarah, Aug. 1698; and perhaps rem.


  • A Genealogical Dictionary of  The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692. Volume #1, Pgs 465 - 476. Covel - Crompton. By James Savage.


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Edward Cowell, Jr.'s Timeline

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 25
August 12, 1672
Age 27
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
August 2, 1673
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
September 12, 1691
Age 46
Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts
March 12, 1955
Age 46
April 22, 1955
Age 46
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA