John W. McCown

1784–May 1873 (Age 89)
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of John W.

John W. McCown was born in 1784, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States. He married Jane Hamilton on 3 May 1821, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died in May 1873, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Timber Ridge Church, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W. McCown
1784–1873
Jane Hamilton
1804–1859
Marriage: 3 May 1821
Margaret E McCown
1822–1855
William McCown
1824–1860
Mary Melvina McCown
1827–1879
Phoebe Jane McCown
1829–1889
Lucy A. McCown
1832–1883
Julia Agnes McCown
1834–1906
Sarah Young McCown
1838–1880
John James McCown
1842–1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 May 1821
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Margaret E McCown

    Female1822–1855Female

    William McCown

    Male1824–1860Male

    Mary Melvina McCown

    Female1827–1879Female

    Phoebe Jane McCown

    Female1829–1889Female

    Lucy A. McCown

    Female1832–1883Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 4

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McCowan , McCune , etc.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Mc Cown, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Mccown, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John McCown in entry for John Thompson, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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