Sarah Ann Cowan

about 1843–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Cowan was born about 1843, in Indiana, United States, her father, Robert Cowan, was 41 and her mother, Rachel Baldwin, was 28. She married Bazil T. Biddle on 9 April 1861, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Wayne Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Butler Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1870.

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Bazil T. Biddle
Sarah Ann Cowan
Marriage: 9 April 1861
John R Biddle
Stephen A. Biddle
Marion Francis Biddle

Spouse and Children

    Bazil T. Biddle



9 April 1861
Montgomery, Indiana, United States



    Stephen A. Biddle


    Marion Francis Biddle


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Cowan





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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 8

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCowen .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Cowen in household of Robert Cowen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Biddle in household of Bazell Biddle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Cowan in household of Robert Cowan, "United States Census, 1850"

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