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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel M Cowan
Catherine Elizabeth Caperton
Elizabeth Ann Cowan
Eleanor Susan Cowan
Minerva Jane Cowen Cowan
Hugh C. Cowan
Samuel C. Cowan
John Finley Cowan
Malinda Hugh Cowan
George E. Cowan
James Harrison Cowan
William M. Cowan
Alexander Hargiss Cowan

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)


    There are no historical documents attached to Hugh C..

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.