Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

David John COWANAge: 4818711920

Name
David John COWAN
Given names
David John
Surname
COWAN
Birth July 7, 1871 29 19
Citation details: 12016/1871 COWAN DAVID J WILLIAM LOUISA J MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

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Birth of a brotherJames Laurie Oakes COWAN
September 23, 1872 (Age 14 months)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 384
Citation details: 12711/1872 COWAN JAMES L O WILLIAM LOUISA J MANNING RIVER
Birth of a sisterEllen Mary COWAN
July 14, 1874 (Age 3)
Citation details: 13805/1874 COWAN ELLEN MARY WILLIAM LOUISA JANE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth of a sisterLouisa Jane Oakes COWAN
June 22, 1876 (Age 4)
Citation details: 14542/1876 COWAN LOUISA JANE WILLIAM LOUISA JANE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Howe COWAN
June 14, 1878 (Age 6)
Citation details: 15970/1878 COWAN ELIZABETH H WILLIAM LOUISA J MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth of a sisterRachel Grace COWAN
April 10, 1880 (Age 8)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684 and 694
Citation details: 17877/1880 COWAN RACHEL WILLIAM LOUISA JANE MANNING RIVER
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllen HOGG
March 20, 1882 (Age 10)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8876/1882 COWAN ELLEN THOMAS ELLEN WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - Ellen
Cowan - Ellen

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Birth of a sisterEthel Jane Manning COWAN
April 12, 1882 (Age 10)
Citation details: 18330/1882 COWAN ETHEL M WILLIAM LOUISA J WINGHAM
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid COWAN
January 26, 1883 (Age 11)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8378/1883 COWAN DAVID JAMES SUSAN WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - David
Cowan - David

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Birth of a brotherWilliam COWAN
June 12, 1884 (Age 12)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Citation details: 21673/1884 COWAN WILLIAM WILLIAM LOUISA J WINGHAM
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register incorrectly shows the birth year for William as 1883.
Death of a fatherWilliam COWAN
September 23, 1884 (Age 13)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9936/1884 COWAN WILLIAM DAVID ELLEN TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - William
Cowan - William

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Birth of a half-sisterFanny HEIMANN
about 1885 (Age 13)
Citation details: 11051/1885 HEIMANN FANNY MARTIN FANNY WATERLOO
Marriage of a parentMartin HEIMANNLouisa Jane OAKESView this family
October 10, 1885 (Age 14)
Address: St. Luke's
Citation details: 1577/1885 HEIMANN MARTIN COWAN LOUISA J SYDNEY
Citation details: 24 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The death certificate (7882/1919) also states she had 3 marriages - Cowan, Heimann & Cummins."

Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The marriage of Martin Heimann and Louisa Jane Cowan - 10/10/1885 at St Luke's Church Sydney"

Birth of a half-sisterIrene N HEIMANN
about 1886 (Age 14)
Citation details: 23197/1886 HEIMANN IRENE N MARTIN LOUISA J TAREE
Death of a half-sisterIrene N HEIMANN
about 1887 (Age 15)
Citation details: 9200/1887 HEIMANN IRENE N MARTIN LOUISA J TAREE
Birth of a half-brotherFrancis Leslie HEIMANN
May 28, 1888 (Age 16)
Citation details: 1869/1888 HEIMANN FRANCIS L MARTIN LOUISA J SYDNEY
Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"Born 28/5/1888 Sydney"

Marriage of a siblingJames Holland SMALLFrances Eliza “Fanny” COWANView this family
about 1888 (Age 16)
Citation details: 1375/1888 SMALL JAMES H COWAN FRANCES E SYDNEY
Birth of a half-brotherFrederick William CUMMINS
about 1890 (Age 18)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Citation details: 25117/1890 CUMMINS FREDERICK W FRANCIS LOUISA J NEWTOWN
Death of a brotherJames Laurie Oakes COWAN
February 13, 1892 (Age 20)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 384
Citation details: 12666/1892 COWAN JAMES L O WILLIAM LOUISA J TAREE
Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Stanley CUMMINS
about June 1892 (Age 20)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Citation details: 999999/1892 189200190 CUMMINS GEORGE S FRANCIS LOUISA J
Marriage of a parentFrancis “Frank” CUMMINSLouisa Jane OAKESView this family
December 21, 1893 (Age 22)
Citation details: 5378/1894 CUMMINS FRANK COWAN LOUISA J NEWTOWN
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Citation details: 24 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The death certificate (7882/1919) also states she had 3 marriages - Cowan, Heimann & Cummins."

Birth of a half-brotherRichard Thomas D CUMMINS
about 1894 (Age 22)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Citation details: 33213/1894 CUMMINGS RICHARD T D FRANK LOUISA J TAREE
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register Book 2 at 685 has the year of his birth as 1895.
Marriage of a siblingFrederick W MORTONEllen Mary COWANView this family
April 3, 1894 (Age 22)
Citation details: 34961/1898 MORTON LORNA M FREDERICK W ELLEN M TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth of a half-brotherFrancis Neville G CUMMINS
July 10, 1897 (Age 26)
Citation details: 26030/1897 CUMMINS FRANCIS N FRANCIS LOUISA J ST PETERS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Marriage of a siblingRobert Johnston CADDENRachel Grace COWANView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 28, 1899 (Age 27)
Address: At Summerhill Sawmill, the residence of the Mother of Rachel.
Citation details: 6679/1899 CADDEN ROBERT J COWAN RACHEL G TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684 and 694
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 6 August 1937, page 1
Publication: The Wingham Chronicle, previously published as The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer, is a daily newspaper originally published in Wingham, New South Wales, Australia, now in Pyrmont, New South Wales by Fairfax Media.[1]
Citation details: Saturday 8 July 1899, page 4
Cadden - Cowan - R J and Rachel - Wedding
Cadden - Cowan - R J and Rachel - Wedding

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MarriageEthel Jane RUPRECHTView this family
November 8, 1899 (Age 28)
Citation details: 9031/1899 COWAN DAVID J RUPRECHT ETHEL J TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 447
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

Note: Image kindly provided by Margaret Farr.

Birth of a son
#1
Martin Harold COWAN
May 15, 1902 (Age 30)
Citation details: 17052/1902 COWAN MARTIN H DAVID J ETHEL J TAREE
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

Note: Image kindly provided by Margaret Farr.

Death of a maternal grandmotherFrances Eliza “Fanny” DARGIN
August 9, 1902 (Age 31)
Citation details: 8 December 2015
Text:

In part:

" Frances Eliza Dargin born 1/03/1832 Windsor NSW died 9/08/1902 Lewisham NSW."

Citation details: 10824/1902 COWAN FRANCES E THOMAS PETERSHAM
Occupation
Farmer
1902 (Age 30)

Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

Note: Image kindly provided by Margaret Farr.

Birth of a daughter
#2
Louisa J O COWAN
about 1904 (Age 32)
Citation details: 17013/1904 COWAN LOUISA J O DAVID J ETHEL J TAREE
Birth of a daughter
#3
Frances F COWAN
about 1906 (Age 34)
Citation details: 18558/1906 COWAN FRANCES F DAVID J ETHEL J TAREE
Marriage of a siblingArthur Stewart Hope BALMAINLouisa Jane Oakes COWANView this family
about 1906 (Age 34)
Citation details: 7106/1906 BALMAIN ARTHUR S H COWAN LOUISA J GLEBE
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary COWAN
about 1909 (Age 37)
Citation details: 32130/1909 COWAN MARY DAVID J ETHEL J WINGHAM
Death of a daughterMary COWAN
about 1909 (Age 37)
Citation details: 11708/1909 COWAN MARY DAVID J ETHEL J WINGHAM
Marriage of a half-siblingFrancis Leslie HEIMANNSibylla Gertrude PATCHView this family
September 14, 1910 (Age 39)
Citation details: 8864/1910 HEIMANN FRANK L PATCH SIBYLLA G LISMORE
Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"Married 14/9/1910 Lismore to Sybilla Gertrude Patch"

Birth of a son
#5
William COWAN
about 1911 (Age 39)
Citation details: 21437/1911 COWAN WILLIAM DAVID J ETHEL J TAREE
Marriage of a half-siblingFrederick William CUMMINSSylvia Pearl WARRENView this family
about 1914 (Age 42)
Citation details: 3209/1914 CUMMINS FREDERICK W WARREN SYLVIA P TAREE
Death of a half-brotherFrancis Leslie HEIMANN
May 16, 1915 (Age 43)
Citation details: 8002/1915 HEIMANN FRANCIS L MARTIN LOUISA A
Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"Died 16/5/1915"

Burial of a half-brotherFrancis Leslie HEIMANN
May 18, 1915 (Age 43)
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"Buried 18/5/1915 Church of England Cemetery Dawson"

Death of a half-brotherGeorge Stanley CUMMINS
January 20, 1917 (Age 45)
beneficiary of will: Ethel Jane Manning COWANhalf-sister
military pension recipient: Louisa Jane OAKESmother
Cause: Killed in action
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Text:

Roll of Honour: George Stanley Cummins Service Number: 393

Rank: Private

Unit: 35th Australian Infantry Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Date of death: 20 January 1917

Place of death: France

Cause of death: Killed in action

Place of association: Oxley Island New South Wales, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Note: Private in the 35th Battalion of the AIF.
Note: There is no entry for George at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Marriage of a half-siblingFrancis Neville G CUMMINSEileen Berlie McKEOUGHView this family
about 1919 (Age 47)
Citation details: 8002/1919 CUMMINS FRANCIS N G NEWELL EILEEN B NEWTOWN
Death of a motherLouisa Jane OAKES
June 24, 1919 (Age 47)
Address: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Citation details: 7882/1919 CUMMINS LOUISA J (OAKES) 72 YRS NEWTOWN NEWTOWN
Citation details: 24 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The following is from her death certificate -she died 24/6/1919 Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Camperdown Sydney."

Death February 24, 1920 (Age 48)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4490/1920 COWAN DAVID J WILLIAM JANE TAREE
Cowan - David J
Cowan - David J

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Burial
Address: Anglican portion O, row 12
Cemetery: Dawson River General
Cowan - David J
Cowan - David J

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 16, 1868Cooks River, , New South Wales, Australia
10 months
elder sister
2 years
himself
15 months
younger brother
James Laurie Oakes COWAN
Birth: September 23, 1872 30 20Cundle Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 13, 1892Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
younger sister
23 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Howe COWAN
Birth: June 14, 1878 36 26Cundle Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1950Wyong, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
William COWAN
Birth: June 12, 1884 42 32Cundletown, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 29, 1929Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with Martin HEIMANN - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: October 10, 1885Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Divorce: December 5, 1893
3 months
half-sister
2 years
half-sister
Irene N HEIMANN
Birth: about 1886 33Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1887Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
half-brother
Mother’s family with Francis “Frank” CUMMINS - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: December 21, 1893Newtown, , New South Wales, Australia
-3 years
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
George Stanley CUMMINS
Birth: about June 1892 28 40Cundletown, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 20, 1917France
3 years
half-brother
Richard Thomas D CUMMINS
Birth: about 1894 30 41Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1960Hurstville, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
half-brother
Family with Ethel Jane RUPRECHT - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 8, 1899Scotts Creek, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
Mary COWAN
Birth: about 1909 37 28Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1909Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
Leslie REDMAN + Ethel Jane RUPRECHT - View this family
wife’s husband
Leslie REDMAN
Birth: about 1896Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1947Hamilton, , New South Wales, Australia
wife
Marriage: about 1922Taree, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthC - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 12016/1871 COWAN DAVID J WILLIAM LOUISA J MANNING RIVER
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
BirthBirth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

Note: Image kindly provided by Margaret Farr.

MarriageC - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 9031/1899 COWAN DAVID J RUPRECHT ETHEL J TAREE
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 447
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
MarriageBirth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

Note: Image kindly provided by Margaret Farr.

OccupationBirth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

Note: Image kindly provided by Margaret Farr.

DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4490/1920 COWAN DAVID J WILLIAM JANE TAREE
DeathHeadstone - Cowan - David J
Cowan - David J
Cowan - David J

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BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index