M: Elizabeth Nicholson
Children of Matthew Cowan and Elizabeth Nicholson:
Mary Ann Cowan
B: 1812, Ireland
D: 27 Jun 1907, St. John's, Newfoundland
M: Jean Charles Toussaint, French Vice-Counsul at St. John's.
B: Abt 1814, Ireland
D: Betw. 1871 and 1881, Brock Twp., Ontario
M: John Hall Thompson, Member of the 1st Canadian Parliament after the Dominion of Canada.
B: 1818, Ireland
D: 25 Jan 1891, Brock Twp., Ontario, Canada
M: Margaret Glover
Ran a hardware store on Victoria Road near Kirkfield, Ont. and became a railroad merchant.
Matthew Cowan, Capt.
B: 1820, near Tipperary, Ireland
D: 23 Oct 1907, St. Vincent, Minnesota
M: Mary Caroline Gibbs (Matthew's 2nd cousin)