FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF WILLIAM COWLEY AND MARY WHITACRE
COWLEY was christened 9 January 1714 in Duffield, Derbyshire, England.
He was the son of William Cowley and Martha Bramley. He
married Mary Whitacre 9 June 1731 in Duffield. Mary was
christened 21 March 1697 in Duffield, Derbyshire, the
daughter of Edward Whitacre. A will for Mary’s brother,
Andrew lists Mary and her brother John Whittaker.
William is shown as being "of Haslewood" in his
and Mary had the following children:
*1. Lydia, christened 31
May 1732 in Duffield; married William Fowlke 2 December
1751 in Duffield.
Lydia Cowley's baptism from
the Duffield parish register: "Bapt Lidia ye Daughter of
William Cowley of Haslewood"
2. Elisabeth, christened
31 August 1734 in Duffield; married Gregory Paine of
3. John, christened 29
May 1738 in Duffield.
IGI, “Genealogy of William Marrott and Louisa Fowlke,
LDS Pioneers”, Kenneth C. Bullock; 929.273 M349b;
Wirksworth parish registers on Internet; will of Andrew
Whittaker, 1772; Duffield parish register.
FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF WILLIAM COWLEY AND MARTHA BRAMLEY
WILLIAM COWLEY was christened 7 December 1689 in St.
Alkmunds, Derbyshire, England, the son of John Cowley. He
married Martha Bramley 26 February 1711 in Duffield.
Martha was christened 21 December 1682 in Duffield. She
was the daughter of Edward Bramley.
and Martha had the following children:
1. Mary, christened 13
December 1712 in Duffield.
*2. William, christened
9 January 1714 in Duffield; married Mary Whitacre 9 June
1731 in Duffield.
William Cowley's baptism in the Duffield parish
register: "Bapt. William ye son of William Cowley of
3. Martha, christened 20
April 1719 in Duffield.
4. A baby boy, christened 26
February 1720 in Duffield.
SOURCES: IGI; Duffield parish
FAMILY GROUP RECORD
OF JOHN COWLEY
John Cowley or Coley was christened 5 February 1651
in West Hallam, Derbyshire, the son of Thomas and
Elizabeth Cowley. John had the following children:
1. Elizabeth, christened 17 September 1682 in
Derby St. Alkmund, Derbyshire.
2. Mary, christened 17 August 1684 in Derby St.
*3. William, christened 7 December 1689 in Derby
St. Alkmund; married Martha Bramley 26 February 1711 in
4. Mary, christened 25 April 1691 in Derby St.
FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF THOMAS AND ELIZABETH COWLEY
Thomas Cowley was born in about 1620 of West Hallam. He
married Elizabeth. Elizabeth was buried 24 September
1728 in West Hallam.
Thomas and Elizabeth had the following children:
1. Richard, christened 6 August 1645 in West
Hallam; buried 19 October 1646.
2. Mary, christened 15 September 1647 in West
*3. John, christened 5 February 1651 in West
4. Sara, christened 19 February 1652 in West
5. Frances, christened 10 July 1654 in West
Hallam; buried 13 October 1666 in West Hallam.
Earlier Cowleys in West Hallam:
John Cowley had children baptized in West Halllam: