Prepared by James W. Geary, January 27, 1976;
Revised by Stephanie Wachalec, October 29, 2003
1 record storage box, 1 cubic foot, 11th floor
Old archives number: D.1.1.1.
The Cowles family settled in Ohio when Giles Hooker Cowles moved to Ashtabula
County in 1811 to become Austinburg Church's minister. Giles and his wife Sally
(White) Cowles married in 1793 and had a total of nine children.
Scope and Content
This collection was received from Margaret Cowles Ticknor (great-great-granddaughter
of Giles Hooker Cowles), August 8, 1975. This collection contains information
related to many generations of Cowles family members, including miscellaneous
family papers and genealogies. Please note this collection does not include
any information pertaining directly to Betsy
Mix Cowles, Giles Hooker Cowles; Allen O. Fuller,
Cornelia Cowles Fuller or Jeanette Fuller Allen, (Fuller materials can be found
in the Fuller
Family, Papers ).
Margaret Cowles Ticknor has donated literary and property rights of this collection
to Kent State University.
Folder -- Contents
Genealogy of the Family of John Cowles (or Cole) of Farmington, Connecticut,
Genealogy of the Cowles Family, [no date] and miscellaneous genealogical
Virginian Cowles Family charts and Cowles Family Tree (shelved in 11th
floor map case)
A Map or Chart of the Road of Love and Harbour of Marriage, signed
by George Hamlin Sage, July 23, 1790 (shelved in 11th floor map case)
Land grants dated January 8, 1801 and March 2, 1813 [photocopies]
Miscellaneous manuscripts, essays and speeches, 1807, 1860 [no date] includes
autobiographical sketch of Lewis Cowles, son of Giles Hooker Cowles
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