Martha Cowen

2 January 1718–
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Cowen was born on 2 January 1718, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, John Cowen, was 36 and her mother, Mary Teague, was 26. She married Daniel Moredock on 23 October 1740. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Moredock
1720–1797
Martha Cowen
1718–
Marriage: 23 October 1740
James Murdagh
1741–
Sarah Murdagh
1743–
Susanna Murdagh
1747–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1740
children

(3)

    James Murdagh

    Male1741–Male

    Sarah Murdagh

    Female1743–Female

    Susanna Murdagh

    Female1747–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1729

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1729: Baltimore, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Baltimore, Maryland, United States; 1851: *Baltimore City, Maryland, United States. *Became Independent City from Baltimore County.
1776

Age 58

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 58

Maryland is the 7th state.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Cowan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha in entry for James Murdagh, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Martha in entry for Sarah Murdaugh, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Martha Cowen, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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