MCCOWN, BENJAMIM FRANKLIN
Summers, AR
Date of birth:  Oct 6, 1842 in AR

Name of father:  Francis McCown of TN, son of Francis
McCown and Nancy McFaddin McCown of TN

Name of mother:  Nancy Holly, daughter of Richard Holly of Tn

Remarks: The McCowns were Scotch and came to America
before the Revolutionary War
Military service: Co. C – 1st AR Inf. Wounded at Shiloh, then entered
 32nd AR Col. Gouse Reg., Churchills Div.  Disbanded at
 Marshall, TX after Lee’s surrender
Political party:  Democrat
Church connection:  Christian

Wife & date of marriage:  Married first to Nancy
Alford in July 1862.

 Married second to Mollie Dyer in Sept 1866.

Married third to Minnie Willlhousin (date not listed)
 Nancy Alford’s parents were William Alford and
Cynthia of AR

Children:
 Nancy R. McCown Wheaton – OK
 Ida I. McCown Parkhurst, Welch, OK
 Minnie McCown Clark, Grove, OK
 Effie McCown Coke, Electon, TX
 Claud McCown, Gravette, AR