JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
BIOGRAPHIES

WILLIAM C. COWGER


WILLIAM C. COWGER, deceaed, was born in Wilson County, Tenn.,
February 15, 1828, and was a son of Adam Cowger, deceased. The subject
of this sketch came to this oounty in 1850, where he lived until his death,
which occurred February 15, 1883. He followed teaming several years, and
ran a livery stable in Mt. Vernon about twelve years. Re was married in
July, 1849, to Abigail SUTER, by whom he had one child-William A., born
June 29,1850, and died January 24, 1874. Mrs. Cowger was born in Bedford
County, Teun., in 1833, and is a daughter of William Suter, deceased 

SOURCE: History Of Jefferson County, Il By Wm Perrin 1883 pg 7 Submitted by: Misty Flannigan


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