Reverend John Cowan

1803 - 11 Nov 1878

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Reverend John Cowan

1803 - 11 Nov 1878
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Grave site information of Reverend John Cowan (1803 - 11 Nov 1878) at Grange Cemetery in Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom from BillionGraves

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Reverend John Cowan

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Grange Cemetery

Beaufort Rd
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom

Epitaph

Sacred to the memory of The
Revd. JOHN COWAN, for 23 years Missionary of the United Presbyterian Church, Carron Hall, Jamaica who died 11th November 1878 aged 73
And of his widow
MARGARET MARSHALL who died 18th April 1886 aged 78
And of their daughters:
MARY MARSHALL BAILLIE, died at Ikorofiong, Old Calabar 26 Sept 1862;
JANE STURROCK or MACLEAN died at Blackheath 28 December 1897
ELIZABETH
Died 15 December 1898;
AGNES MARION MARSHALL d 2 Dec 1910;
MARGARET MARSHALL COWAN
Died 16th November 1918
JESSIE ROBSON COWAN
Died 6 December 1924.

In Memory of
WILLIAM BAILLIE,
Merchant, Fountainhall,
Who died 21st September 1858,
Aged 53 years.
MARGARET HISLOP,
His wife
Who died 2nd April 1862
Age 56 years.
ROBERT, their son
Who died 1837, aged 16 months.
Three infant children.
And ELIZA
Who died 1844 aged 11 months.

AGNES BROWN
Wife of the
Revd. Andrew Baillie.
Died at Lucea, Jamaica
Aged 31 years.

MARY MARSHALL COWAN,
Wife of the
REVD. ZERUB BAILLIE,
Died at Old Calabar,
West Africa
13th September 1862,
Aged 28 years
Also
WILLIE
Their only child
Died 26th September 1862.
Aged 13 months.
And the
REVD. JOHN BAILLIE
Missionary to Old Calabar,
Died 7th May 1864
Aged 29 years.
Here rests also
THE REV. ZERUB BAILLIE
who died 4th August 1865 aged 34
After 9 years devoted labours in Old Calabar.
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Life timeline of Reverend John Cowan

1803
Reverend John Cowan was born in 1803
Reverend John Cowan was 16 years old when Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles founds Singapore. Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of British Java (1811–1815) and Governor-General of Bencoolen (1817–1822), best known for his founding of Singapore and the British Malaya.
Reverend John Cowan was 22 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
Reverend John Cowan was 28 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
Reverend John Cowan was 37 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
Reverend John Cowan was 56 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
Reverend John Cowan was 58 years old when American Civil War: Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces. The American Civil War was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865. As a result of the long-standing controversy over slavery, war broke out in April 1861, when Confederate forces attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated. The nationalists of the Union proclaimed loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. They faced secessionists of the Confederate States, who advocated for states' rights to expand slavery.
Reverend John Cowan died on 11 Nov 1878 at the age of 75
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