Hugh C. Cowan

1825–1863 (Age 38)
Jackson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Hugh C.

When Hugh C. Cowan was born in 1825, in Jackson, Alabama, United States, his father, Samuel M Cowan, was 27 and his mother, Catherine Elizabeth Caperton, was 26. He died in 1863, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Samuel M Cowan
1798–1840
Catherine Elizabeth Caperton
1799–1873
Elizabeth Ann Cowan
1820–
Eleanor Susan Cowan
1821–1854
Minerva Jane Cowen Cowan
1824–1852
Hugh C. Cowan
1825–1863
Samuel C. Cowan
1830–1858
John Finley Cowan
1830–
Malinda Hugh Cowan
1834–
George E. Cowan
1835–1868
James Harrison Cowan
1837–1894
William M. Cowan
1841–1886
Alexander Hargiss Cowan
1843–1862

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 1

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCowen .

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

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