M, b. 12 December 1853
|Father||George Cowan1,2 b. c 1822|
|Mother||Agnes Smellie1,2 b. c 1824, d. 1 Oct 1906|
|Relationship||Great-grandson of Matthew Gardner|
|Charts||Descendants of Matthew Gardner and Margaret Martin|
|Birth*||Mathew Cowan was born on 12 December 1853 at Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1|
|(Son) Census||He appeared on the census of 1861 as the son of George Cowan at 67 Main Street, Wishaw, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2|
|(Witness) Marriage||Mathew Cowan witnessed the marriage of Cecelia Reid and William Cowan on 1 August 1879 at 30 Caledonian Road, Wishaw, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.3|
|Last Edited||21 May 2012|
- [S1484] Cambusnethan Parish (Lanarkshire, Scotland), Old Parish Registers, OPR 628/3, p. 50, Mathew Cowan baptism (12 December 1853); digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 19 May 2012); citing 628/00 0030 0142.
Cowan - Mathew Son of George Cowan and Agnes Smellie his Wife born 12 Decr 1853 - 4th Child
- [S1492] 1861 census of Scotland, Lanarkshire, Cambusnethan registration district, enumeration district (ED) 5, household schedule no. 22, pp. 4-5, George Cowan household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 21 May 2012); citing GRO Census 1861 628/00 005/00 004.
- [S1503] Scotland, marriage certificate for William Cowan and Cecilia Reid, 01 August 1879; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 23 May 2012); citing statutory marriages 628/00 0072, Lanarkshire, Cambusnethan registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.