Supplemental Information to "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith & Associated Families, Vol. 1"  © 1996, Judy Parsons  Smith , p. 126 and "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Vol. 2, © 1998, Judy Parsons Smith, p.56, 57, 59.

Robert Cowne O

Robert Cowne , son of William  & Elizabeth (Smith) Cowne , b. ca. 1754 - 1757; d. 4 Mar 1829; m. Sarah Whiting , daughter of Thomas  & Elizabeth (Sewell) Whiting , b. 4 Mar 1829.

6 Jan 1787, Culpeper Co., VA we find Robt. Cowne  witnessing the will of Edward Watkins  of St. Mark 's Parish in Culpeper . In this will one Sarah Watkins Cowne  is shown listed as Edward Watkins niece. 20 Oct 1788 he assisted in the inventory and appraisal of the Estate of Martin Nalle .

Revolutionary War Service

From "211 Revolutionary War Bounty Recipients": A "Captain-Lieutenant” Robert Cowne  was a captain who received the pay of a lieutenant. This document lists Robert Cowne under Lieutenants.

From DAR Lineage Books, Vol. 24: "served three years in the State artillery"

Land Grant to Robert Cowne .

Robert  & Sarah (Whiting) Cowne  had two (2) children:

1.       Thomas Whiting  Cowne I , b. 1785; d. 5 May 1857; m. 10 Nov 1820, Fauquier Co., VA [by Thornton Stringfellow  (Baptist)] to Susan Latham , daughter of Thomas Latham , b. 1787
Bolinger Cowne [i]

Bolinger Cowne

2.  Bolinger Cowne [ii] I, son of Robert  & Sarah (Whiting) Cowne , m. Elizabeth Copenhaver .

From note, handwritten by Effie Cass Miller , entitled: Cowne and Whitings of Virginia: "Bollinger Cowne married Elizabeth Copenhaver , their children who lived to be grown were Sarah Whiting , Enoch George and William Yelverton Peyton."

Bolinger & Elizabeth (Copenhaver) Cowne  had three (3) children live to adulthood:

2.1.        Sarah Whiting  Cowne  
Enoch George Cowne  
William Yelverton Peyton Cowne

William Augustine Cowne

William Augustine Cowne , son of Cameron  & Effie Susan (Boteler) Cowne , b. 21 Apr 1912, Fauquier Co., VA; d. ____2002, Richmond, VA; m. 1 Jun 1939, Wren Building, William & Mary College, Williamsburg, VA to Elisabeth Madeline Robinson , daughter of William Henry  & Mary Ella (Unknown) Robinson , b. 13 Jun 1902, Covington, VA; d. 1 Dec 2000, Richmond, VA.

Obituary – Elisabeth Cowne

Elisabeth Madeline Robinson  Cowne , 98, of Richmond, formerly of Covington, Va., passed away Friday, December 1, 2000.  She is survived by her husband, William Cowne .  Married 61 years, she was a faithful wife, and she and her husband had many pleasant times together.  She is also survived by one son, Jonathan Augustine Cowne ; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; one sister, Lucille Weikel ; and two nieces.  Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Rod., where the family will receive friends Sunday 3 to 5 p.m.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 10 a.m., at Lakeside United Methodist Church .  Interment Wednesday, 12 noon, at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery in Covington , VA.

William Augustine  & Elisabeth Madeline (Robinson) Cowne  had a (1) son:

1.1.        Jonathan Augustine Avery Cowne , b. 29 Jan 1941, Covington , VA

Elda Janna Cowne

Elda Janna Cowne , daughter of Jonathan Augustine  & Janna Lee (Gough) Cowne , b. 24 Sept 1973, Henrico Co., VA; m. 4 Jul 1997, Lee Co., VA to Timothy Martin Parsons , son of Larry Martin  & Dorothy Marie (Stapleton) Parsons , b. 8 Apr 1971, Henrico Co., VA. 

Timothy Martin  & Elda Janna (Cowne) Parsons  had two (2) children:

1.       Samuel Edward Parsons , b.  29 Sept 1999, Henrico Co., VA  
Abigail Janna Parsons , b. 29 Aug 2002, Henrico Co., VA  

[i] Harry Cleaver,  Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin,  Austin, Texas 78712-1173  USA, Phone Numbers: (hm)  (512) 442-5036 (off) (512) 475-8535 Fax:(512) 471-3510
Identified in a handwritten note by Effie Cass Miller , entitled: Cowne and Whitings of Virginia