Abraham Whitehead Cowart Family


    Contributed by Linda Walker

    
    
    Abraham Whitehead Cowart was born in 1778 in Dobbs County, NC. He was 
    my maternal 4th great grandfather. He moved to Emanuel County, Georgia 
    where he raised his children. He died in 1850 probably in Emanuel County, Ga.
    
    His wife's name was Civil Horne, born in 1779. Their children were:
     
    Sarah Cowart born abt 1805 in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia. 
    
    Stephen A. Cowart was born 18 Jun 1810 in Emanuel County, Georgia, and died 
    20 Sep 1882 in Decatur County, Georgia. He married Catherine Fann abt 1846 in 
    Emanuel County, Georgia, daughter of Elijah Fann and Martha. She was born 5 
    Mar 1819, and died 4 Jun 1899 in Miller County, Georgia.  
     
    John Horne Cowart was born 20 Feb 1814 in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia, 
    and died 20 June  1877 in Jenkins County, Georgia. He married Ciny Miller on 
    Oct 28, 1838 in Emanuel County, Georgia. She was born 19 Jul 1809 in Bulloch 
    County, Georgia, and died 7 Aug 1873, in Jenkins County, Georgia.        
    
    James John Cowart was born abt 1818 in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia, 
    and died abt 1879 in Emanuel County, Georgia. He married Emily Ann Proctor 
    abt 1838 in Emanuel County, Georgia. She was born 1819 and died Oct 1861. 
    He married Sarah Kirkland 2 Mar 1862 in Emanuel County, Georgia.
    
    Patience Cowart was born abt 1822 in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia. 
    
    Nathaniel Cowart was born 1823 in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia. He 
    married Matilda Cobb. She was born 1822. 
    
    George Washington Cowart was born abt 1824 in Summit, Emanuel County, 
    Georgia. He married Sarah unknown. She was born abt 1822 in Emanual 
    County, Georgia.
    
    David Cowart was born in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia.
    
    Cullen Cowart was born 1826 in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia.
    
    Patsy Cowart was born abt 1830 in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia.
    
    Sallie Cowart was born abt 1831 in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia.
    
    COWARD  WILLIAMS BIBLE
    
    BIBLE OF JONATHAN WILLIAMS
    
    Frances Cowart, the daughter of Elisha Cowart, was born on 16 February 1768 and 
    died in New Hanover County, NC on 10 February 1812. The children of Jonathan 
    and Frances (Cowart) Williams were:
    
    Anna Williams, born 26 October 1788
    
    Elizabeth Williams, born 18 July 1789, died in Pike County, Ala. on 18 April 1866. 
          (Married Richard Bowden) 
    
    Mary Williams, born 20 July 1791
    
    Hannah Williams, born 16 March 1794
    
    Simeon Williams, born 1 August 1797
    
    Elisha Williams, born 15 March 1800
    
    Sarah Williams, born 1 December 1803
    
    Frances Williams, born 8 November 1807
    
    NOTE: After the death of Frances (Cowart) Williams in 1812, Jonathan Williams 
    re-married in NC in 1815 to Mrs. Sarah (Bond) Clarke, and they were the parents 
    of one child, Jonathan Wright Williams, born 23 April 1818.
    
    



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