Hugh Cowan of Tarbolton
Margaret Strachorn
(Abt 1762-)
Robert Elliot
Janet Wardrobe
Hugh Cowan of Tarbolton
(1804-By 1861)
Elizabeth Elliot
Robert Cowan of Mauchline


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Elizabeth Reid Train

Robert Cowan of Mauchline

  • Born: 3 Dec 1848, Millarsland, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 2
  • Christened: 17 Dec 1848, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 2
  • Married: 6 Mar 1874, Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 19 Apr 1882, New Rd., Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland 3

  Research Notes:

At the time of the 1861 Scotland Census Robert Cowan, aged 12, born in Tarbolton Ayrshire, domestic servant, was with his parents at 9 Back St., Tarbolton.

At the time of the 1881 Scotland Census Robert Cowan, aged 31, born in Tarbolton Ayrshire, boxmaker, cleaner, and wife Elizabeth, aged 29, born in Mauchline Ayrshire, were living in New Road, Mauchline. Present were children (born in Mauchline): Hugh (6), Cathrine (4), Elizabeth Elliot (2), and Robina (1 month).


Robert Cowan, boxmaker, married to Elizabeth Train, son of Hugh Cowan, agricultural labourer (deceased), and Elizabeth Cowan M.S. Elliot (deceased), died aged 32 years as a result of disease of spine and phthisis, Hugh Cowan of Coylton, brother, the informant.

  Marriage Information:

Robert married Elizabeth Reid Train, daughter of John Train and Catherine McQuarrie or McWharrie, on 6 Mar 1874 in Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland 1. (Elizabeth Reid Train was born about 1852 in Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland and died on 17 Feb 1913.)


1 International Genealogical Index, Marriages (1855-1875), batch # M116041.

2 Tarbolton OPR, O.P.R. Births 619/ 0030 0240.

3 General Register Office of Scotland (GROS), Mauchline deaths, 1882, p. 7, no. 21.

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