I need help in finding information about the parents and siblings of John Cowan (my great great grandfather). He is said to have been born in 1827 in Ontario or, possibly, Ireland. His parents were born in Ireland according to Canadian census records for John. In 1855 John was living in East Hawkesbury, Ontario when he married Annie Rutherford (daughter of William Rutherford and Catherine Craig) in Oxford Township, Grenville County, Ontario. Both John and Annie were Wesleyan Methodists. I…See More
Thanks for your suggestions. I googled John Cowan some time ago and that's how I found information about his wife and about their wedding. Have also checked Family Search and I suspect the tree on Ancestry is mine (if…"
I am Susan Mackenzie, born in Montreal, Québec, now living in Ottawa, Ontario. I have been doing genealogical research for just under a year and am focusing on my mother's family.
Surnames that I have documented information…"