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Joseph Cowden
The following, regarding Joseph Cowden and his family, was extracted from the book, History of Washington County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men (Boyd Crumrine, editor):

    


Joseph Cowden, a son of John Cowden, of Mount Pleasant, came to this township in 1848, and purchased the Oram farm, on which he now resides.  He married Mary, the youngest daughter of Alexander May.  Mrs. Ewing, of Allegheny County, who was killed by the Indians in one of their raids, was his grandmother.

Crumrine, Boyd (ed.), History of Washington County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men (Philadelphia:  L. H. Everts & Company, 1882).
Image originally appeared in Caldwell's Illustrated Combination Centennial Atlas of Washington County, Pennsylvania (Condit, Ohio:  J. A. Caldwell,  1876.)
More information on Joseph Cowden, his ancestors, descendants and cousins can be found by visiting The Cowdens of Western Pennsylvania.