The Descendants of Hugh Towan


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Descendants of Hugh Towan

Generation No. 1

1. HUGH1 TOWAN was born in Cornwall, England, and died in Cornwall, England. He married PHILIPPA LYNAM July 30, 1770 in St. Kew, Cornwall, England, daughter of WILLIAM LYNAM and JOAN UNKNOWN. She was born 1746 in St. Kew, Cornwall, England, and died in Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: May 18, 1746, St. Kew, Cornwall, England

Children of HUGH TOWAN and PHILIPPA LYNAM are:

i. HUGH2 TOWAN, b. 1771, St. Kew, Cornwall, England; d. February 11, 1772, St. Kew, Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: October 13, 1771, St. Kew, Cornwall, England

ii. HUGH TOWAN, b. 1774, St. Kew, Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: March 13, 1774, St. Kew, Cornwall, England

iii. HUGH TOWAN, b. 1776, St. Kew, Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: March 31, 1776, St. Kew, Cornwall, England

2. iv. WILLIAM LYNAM TOWAN, b. 1778, Cornwall, England; d. Cornwall, England.

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM LYNAM2 TOWAN (HUGH1) was born 1778 in Cornwall, England, and died in Cornwall, England. He married ELIZABETH COCKING May 24, 1800 in Redruth, Cornwall, England, daughter of STEPHEN COCKING and LULALIA TEAGUE. She was born 1780 in Redruth, Cornwall, England, and died in Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: June 29, 1780, Redruth, Cornwall, England

Children of WILLIAM TOWAN and ELIZABETH COCKING are:

i. WILLIAM3 TOWAN, b. 1800, Redruth, Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: July 18, 1800, Redruth, Cornwall, England

ii. HUGH TOWAN, b. 1802, Redruth, Cornwall, England; m. GRACE VINCENT, June 29, 1834, Ilogan, Cornwall, England; b. Cornwall, England.

iii. THOMAS TOWAN, b. 1804, Redruth, Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: November 04, 1804, Redruth, Cornwall, England

iv. PHILIPPA TOWAN, b. 1806, Redruth, Cornwall, England; m. THOMAS TOWAN.

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Bapt.: November 12, 1806, Redruth, Cornwall, England

3. v. PAUL TOWAN, b. 1808, Cornwall, England; d. February 14, 1886, Charlottetown, PEI.

vi. ELIZABETH TOWAN, b. 1811, Redruth, Cornwall, England; m. RICHARD SAMPSON.

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Bapt.: February 14, 1811, Redruth, Cornwall, England

vii. JOHN COCKING TOWAN, b. 1813, Redruth, Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: July 04, 1813, Redruth, Cornwall, England

viii. NICHOLAS JOB TOWAN, b. July 04, 1819, Redruth, Cornwall, England; d. August 01, 1819, Redruth, Cornwall, England.

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Bapt.: August 01, 1819, Redruth, Cornwall, England

Generation No. 3

3. PAUL3 TOWAN (WILLIAM LYNAM2, HUGH1) was born 1808 in Cornwall, England, and died February 14, 1886 in Charlottetown, PEI. He married (1) ELIZABETH GILL October 21, 1832 in Ilogan, Cornwall, England. She was born Abt. 1810 in Cornwall, England, and died November 17, 1865 in Charlottetown, PEI. He married (2) MARY ANN HOWARD March 13, 1871 in Charlottetown, PEI. She was born in PEI.

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Bapt.: November 20, 1808, Redruth, Cornwall, England

Bur.: February 16, 1886, Sherwood Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI

Fact 1 (2): imm to PEI 1842; obit: Examiner 16 Feb, 1886

Occ.: Stonemason

Rel.: Methodist

Res.: Sidney St., Charlottetown, PEI

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Bur.: November 1865, Protestant Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI

Rel.: Methodist

Res.: Sidney St., Charlottetown, PEI

Children of PAUL TOWAN and ELIZABETH GILL are:

i. ELIZABETH GILL4 TOWAN, b. February 11, 1834, Ilogan, Cornwall, England; d. March 31, 1873, Charlottetown, PEI.

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Bapt.: March 16, 1834, Wesleyan, Camborne Circuit, Cornwall, England

Bur.: April 1873, Protestant Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI

Fact 1 (2): obit: Islander 4 April, 1873

Rel.: Methodist

Res.: Sidney St, Charlottetown, PEI

4. ii. PHILIPPA TOWAN, b. April 02, 1844, Charlottetown, PEI; d. February 24, 1920, Charlottetown, PEI.

iii. MARGARET ANN TOWAN, b. September 06, 1848, Charlottetown, PEI; d. Aft. 1925.

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Bapt.: September 18, 1848, Methodist Church, Charlottetown, PEI

5. iv. WILLIAM PAUL TOWAN, b. 1850, Charlottetown, PEI; d. January 19, 1914, State Asylum, Worcester, Mass., USA.

Generation No. 4

4. PHILIPPA4 TOWAN (PAUL3, WILLIAM LYNAM2, HUGH1) was born April 02, 1844 in Charlottetown, PEI, and died February 24, 1920 in Charlottetown, PEI. She married JAMES TOWAN June 24, 1875 in St. Pauls Church, Charlottetown, PEI. He was born Abt. 1841 in Cornwall, England, and died January 09, 1896 in Sidney St., Charlottetown, PEI.

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Bapt.: September 01, 1844, Methodist Church, Charlottetown, PEI

Bur.: February 25, 1920, Peoples Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI

Rel.: Methodist

Res.: Sidney St., Charlottetown, PEI

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Bur.: January 12, 1896, Peoples Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI

Fact 1 (2): obit: Examiner 11 Jan, 1896

Occ.: Stonemason

Rel.: Methodist

Res.: Sidney St., Charlottetown, PEI

Children of PHILIPPA TOWAN and JAMES TOWAN are:

i. WILLIAM PAUL5 TOWAN, b. June 1876, Charlottetown, PEI.

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Bapt.: August 14, 1876, Methodist Church, Charlottetown, PEI

ii. JOHN GILL TOWAN, b. December 08, 1879, Charlottetown, PEI; d. Aft. 1942, USA.

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Occ.: Stonemason

Res.: Charlottetown, PEI; Baseline, Michigan

iii. ELIZABETH TOWAN, b. June 08, 1881, Charlottetown, PEI; d. September 01, 1883, Charlottetown, PEI.

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Bapt.: June 15, 1881, Methodist Church, Charlottetown, PEI

Bur.: September 1883, Sherwood Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI

iv. JAMES PAUL TOWAN, b. December 01, 1885, Charlottetown, PEI; d. Aft. 1930, USA; m. LOUISA P. ZOLL, Abt. 1912, USA; b. July 07, 1885, Maryland, USA; d. Aft. 1930, USA.

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Bapt.: December 25, 1886, Methodist Church, Charlottetown, PEI

Occ.: Compositor

Rel.: Methodist

Res.: Chicago, Lisle, Illinois

5. WILLIAM PAUL4 TOWAN (PAUL3, WILLIAM LYNAM2, HUGH1) was born 1850 in Charlottetown, PEI, and died January 19, 1914 in State Asylum, Worcester, Mass., USA. He married MARY JANE CRONAN July 15, 1885 in Brookline, Mass., USA, daughter of JAMES CRONAN and ELEANOR BUTTERFIELD. She was born August 10, 1855 in St. John's, Newfoundland, and died October 28, 1902 in Charlottetown Hosp., Charlottetown, PEI.

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Bur.: January 21, 1914, Worcester, Mass, USA

Cause of Death: pulmonary tuberculosis

Fact 1 (2): entered asylum 1900

Occ.: Stonemason

Rel.: Methodist

Res.: Charlottetown, PEI; Mass., USA

More About MARY JANE CRONAN:

Bur.: October 30, 1902, Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown

Fact 1 (2): obit: Examiner 29 Oct, 1902

Rel.: Roman Catholic

Res.: Fitzroy St., Charlottetown

Children of WILLIAM TOWAN and MARY CRONAN are:

i. MARGARET SARAH5 TOWAN, b. May 03, 1886, Brookline, Mass., USA.

ii. JOSEPH ALPHONSUS TOWAN, b. November 27, 1887, Boston, Mass., USA.

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Bapt.: November 27, 1887, St. Dunstan's Church, Charlottetown

iii. WALTER THOMAS TOWAN, b. August 15, 1889, Boston, Mass., USA; m. JENNIE ELIZABETH MATHESON, Abt. 1908; b. Nova Scotia.

iv. MARY "HELEN" JOANNA TOWAN, b. August 06, 1891, Hyde Park, Mass., USA; d. October 02, 1973, PEI; m. LEO FRANCIS MACDONALD, August 19, 1925, Notre Dame Chapel, Charlottetown; b. December 20, 1897, Annandale, PEI; d. 1968, PEI.

More About MARY "HELEN" JOANNA TOWAN:

Bur.: October 1973, Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown

Rel.: Roman Catholic

Res.: Charlottetown, PEI

More About LEO FRANCIS MACDONALD:

Bur.: 1968, Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown

Occ.: Principal of Birchwood High School

Rel.: Roman Catholic

Res.: 204 Fitzroy St, Charlottetown, PEI


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