Helen Cowan

3 July 1812–
Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen Cowan was born on 3 July 1812, in Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Cowan, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Morison, was 26.

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Family Time Line

William Cowan
1784–1861
Elizabeth Morison
1786–
Helen Cowan
1812–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1784–1861Male

    Elizabeth Morison

    Female1786–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 1

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.
1815

Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Age 31

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCowen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen Cowan in household of William Cowan, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • Helen Cowan in household of William Cowan, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Scottish Census

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