Andrew Cowan Jasper

2 March 1811–25 September 1857 (Age 46)
Casey, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Andrew Cowan

When Andrew Cowan Jasper was born on 2 March 1811, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, his father, Andrew Wyatt Jasper, was 36 and his mother, Martha Bethia Cowan, was 37. He married Christena Carnes in 1829, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 September 1857, in Doniphan, Kansas, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Cowan Jasper
Christena Carnes
Marriage: 1829
Gilla Jasper
Silas Marion Jasper
William M. Jasper
Wyatt Lafayette Jasper
Achilles Jasper
Charles Carson Jasper
John Columbus Jasper
Mariah Elizabeth Jasper

Spouse and Children

Pulaski, Kentucky, United States


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+4 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 1

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 14

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

A male name derived from Arabic or Persia meaning the precious stone jasper. Jesper is an old form of Jasper.

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew C Jasper, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Andrew C Jasper, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Andrew C Jasper, "United States Census, 1840"

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