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1755 in Virginia to John Walker III (1705-c1776) and Ann Houston (c1705-c1765) and died 1806 in Tennessee of unspecified causes. She married William Cowan (1750-1809) . Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.Jane Walker was born
The content of this page contributed by: Margie Cowan
- Eleanor "Ellen" COWAN b: 1774 in Washington Co, VA d: 23 Nov 1831 in Blount Co., TN
m. James "Smoking Jimmy" GILLESPY b: 02 September 1772 in Gillespy's Gap, VA d: 06 January 1861 in Canonsburg, PA
- John [ Alexander] COWAN b: 1775 in Washington Co., VA d: 12 Oct 1821 in Dallas Co., AL
m. Rosanna "Anna / Annie" GILLESPY/GILLESPIE, sister to James "Smoking Jimmy" GILLESPY, b: 07 October 1777 in VA d: 17 August 1857 in Pleasant Hill, Lowndes Co., AL
- Samuel ______ COWAN b: 23 Jul 1779 in Washington Co., VA d: 30 Dec 1828 in Blount Co., TN
m. Ester Jane Gillespie HOUSTON b: 22 August 1792 d: 1844
- Andrew COWAN b: 02 May 1782 in Washington Co., VA d: 10 Jan 1872 in Cleveland, Bradley Co., TN
m.#1 Effie F______ "Hettie" HOUSTON b: 19 July 1795 d. 12 August 1850 (1st cousin to Ester Jane Gillespie Houston)
m.#2 [Mrs?] Margaret FISHER m: 12 January 1859 in McMinn Co., TN.
- Robert COWAN b: 22 Jun 1784 in Washington Co., VA d: 17 Sep 1869 in Lowell, Benton Co., AR
m. Elizabeth COLVILLE b: 15 April 1793 d: 26 December 1865 in Benton Co., AR
- Polly COWAN b: Bet. 1785 - 1798
m. ______ ______ MITCHEL
- Ann COWAN b: Abt. 1790 [d: Bef. 1850? in Hickman Co., TN?]
m. George PEERY?
- William COWAN b: Abt. 1796
- James Walker COWAN b: 09 Apr 1798 in TN d: 22 Jul 1870 in AR
m. Catherine COLVILLE, sister to Elizabeth Colville, b: 10 November 1799 d: 07 July 1872 in Benton Co., AR
- David COWAN b: 1799
|Children of Jane Walker (1755-1806) by William Cowan (1750-1809)||Edit This List|
|Eleanor "Ellen" COWAN||1774||Washington Co, VA||23 Nov 1831||Blount Co., TN||James GILLESPY (1772 - 1861)|
|John Cowan (1775 - 1821)||1775||Washington Co., VA||12 Oct 1821||Dallas Co., AL||Rosanna GILLESPY (1777-1857)||Name sometimes given as John Alexander Cowan|
|Samuel COWAN (1779 - 1828)||23 Jul 1779||Washington Co., VA||30 Dec 1828||Blount Co., TN||Ester Jane Gillespie HOUSTON (1792-1844)||Ester was b: 22 August 1792 d: 1844|
|Andrew COWAN||02 May 1782||Washington Co., VA||10 Jan 1872||Cleveland, Bradley Co., TN||1) Effie F. "Hettie" HOUSTON|
|2) Margaret FISHER (?-?)||12 January 1859||McMinn Co., TN||Margaret may have been previously married.
|Robert COWAN||b: 22 Jun 1784||Washington Co., VA||17 Sep 1869||Lowell, Benton Co., AR||Elizabeth COLVILLE||Elizabeth b: 15 April 1793 d: 26 December 1865 in Benton Co., AR|
|Polly COWAN||? Mitchell||b: Bet. 1785 - 1798|
|Ann COWAN||b: Abt. 1790||Bef. 1850?||Hickman Co., TN?||George PEERY?|
|William Cowan (c1796-?)||Abt. 1796|
|James Walker COWAN (1798 - 1870)||09 Apr 1798||TN||22 Jul 1870||AR||Catherine COLVILLE (1799 - 1872)||spouse was sister to Elizabeth Colville, b: 10 November 1799 d: 07 July 1872 in Benton Co., AR
|David COWAN (1799 - ?)||1799|
1. White, Emma Siggins, 1902. White 1902. Genealogy of the descendants of John Walker of Wigton, Scotland, with records of a few allied families. Also war records and some fragmentary notes pertaining to the history of Virginia. 1600-1902