58. Edward Coward & 59. Jane ? [SC, MS]
~1774 Edward born in Barnwell Distr., SC; s/o 116. Ezekiel Cowart, Sr & 117. Elizabeth Barfield.
~1776 Jane born in SC. [There is a good chance that she was a “King”.]
6/15/1795 Brittain King ( 76) “enters” 50 acres in Craven Co., NC on Contentney Creek, involving Edward Coward and James Spivey. (S) Craven Co., NC Deeds 1778–95, P297, #1355.
~1797 in GA Edward married Jane.
(S) 1800 Census, SC, Barnwell Co. Edward is living near his father Ezekiel, brother Jesse, and William Cochran, who’s daughter married Ezekiel Jr.
9/12/1803, Edward Coward, plat for 630 acres on Old Three Runs, Barnwell District. (S) SCDA&H, S-213192, V-40, P-149, I-3.
1/12/1807, James Coward, plat for 375 acres on Old Three Runs, Barnwell District. Edward Coward mentioned, (S) SCDA&H, S-213192, V-39, P-475, I-2.
(S) 1810 Census, SC, Barnwell Co. Edward lives next to his brother Ezekiel.
4/18/1814, Needham Coward, plat for 383 acres on Lower Three Runs, Barnwell Dist. Edward and James Coward, and William Cochran mentioned, (S) SCDA&H, S213192, V43, P528, I2.
(S) 1820 Census, GA, JaxCo There is a “Prudence Coward” listed right before Edward.
(S) 1830 Census, MS, GreeCo. Edward living near daughter Courtney. There are unknown siblings.
(S) 1830 Census, MS, JaxCo Appears in both counties. There are significant differences in the children listed in each census, especially for Edward.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, JaxCo Unidentified small children.
(S) 1841 MS Census, JaxCo Edward.
(S) 1841 MS Census, GreeCo. Edward.
(S) 1845 MS Census, GreeCo. Edward.
~1850, Edward died in GreeCo., MS.
9/2/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, GreeCo., Div7. Jane living with daughter Lucinda.
Aft. 1850 Jane died in GreeCo., MS.
Children of Edward and Jane:
i. Edna Cowart, born 1797 in Barnwell Co., SC.
No.58:(S) 1810 Census. f:10-16.
ii. Samuel Otis Coward, born 1798 in Barnwell Co., SC.
No.58:(S) 1800 Census. m:<10.
No.58:(S) 1810 Census. m:10-16.
1/23/1825, Samuel married Elizabeth Goodwin, born 1805 in SC.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, Amite Co. Samuel.
(S) 1841 MS Census, Amite Co. Samuel.
(S) 1845 MS Census, Amite Co. Samuel.
10/23/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, Franklin Co. Samuel is a farmer.
2/1/1859, Samuel listed in Franklin Co. land records. T5NR6E. (SE Franklin Co.) [Elijah Coward is also listed – this could be an unknown son.]
11/30/1859, Samuel listed in Franklin Co. land records. T5NR6E.
9/12/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS, Franklin Co., Meadville. Samuel is a with land valued at $600 and a personal estate of $500.
~1864 Samuel died in Franklin Co., MS.
(S) 7/18/1870 Census, Elizabeth is a widow.
Jane L Coward, born 1832 in MS.
~1848, she married David C Nettles, 1826–?.
(S) 1850 Census, MS, Franklin Co. 1 daughter.
Elizabeth E Coward, born 1835 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
Terrina Adline Coward, born 1838 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
Zacheriah Monroe Coward, born 2/24/1842 in MS. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
He married Sarah Jane Meredith, 1853–?.
12/14/1909 he died in Cains, Franklin Co.
Adeline Coward, born 1844 in MS.
John E Coward, born 1845 in MS. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
8/6/1916 he died in Franklin Co.; buried in Hope Well Church, Bude, MS.
Zerilla Courtney Coward, born 11/11/1848 in MS. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
She married Thomas Jessie Dean, 1845–1872.
3/6/1938, she died.
E J Coward, born 8/2/1850 in MS. (S) 1870 Census.
12/26/1917 he died; buried in New Hope Bapt. Ch. Cem., S8,R5W,T3S.
G A Coward, m, born 1856 in MS. (S) 1870 Census.
iii. Ezekiel Cowart, III born 1800 in Barnwell Co., SC.
No.58:(S) 1800 Census. m:<10.
No.58:(S) 1810 Census. m:0-10.
Ezekiel married Harriet ? born 1809 in GA.
(S) 1820 Census. See No.28. Ezekiel living next to Burrell & William. b: Bef. 1795.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, JaxCo n: “Zic”.
11/5/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, HarrCo. He is a farmer with land valued at $50. His uncle John lives with him.
7/10/1860, (S) 1860 Census, LA, Rapides Parish, Alexandria. He is a farmer with land valued at $1600, and a personal estate of $600.
Melissa Ann Cowart, born 1843 in MS. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
iv. Courtney Cowart (29), born 1806.
v. Lucinda Cowart, born 1820 in GA.
No.58:(S) 1830 Census. f:10–15.
Bef. 1840 Lucinda married John Wilson Spikes, born 1816 in MS.
6/1/1840, (S) 1840 Census, MS, JaxCo Lucinda lives next to her father. They have no children listed.
No.59:(S) 1850 Census. Wilson is a farmer. Her mother lives with her.
7/31/1860, TX, Henderson Co., Bt2. “J W” is a carpenter with a personal estate of $300.
(S) 1870 Census, TX, Upshur Co., Pct5, Pine Tree. John is a farmer with a personal estate valued at $450. Their son James lives with them and has land valued at $480, and a personal estate of $340. Other family members also live with them.
6/15/1880, (S) 1880 Census, TX, Wood Co., Pct2. Their granddaughter Julia, born 1853 in TX, lives with them.
Azaline Spikes, f, born 1836 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
Jane Spikes, born 1838 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
Samuel Seaborn Spikes, born 1842 in MS. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
6/23/1864 in Sabine Parish, LA, he married Adaline Roberts, d/o Silas & Elizabeth Pace.
Rene Spikes, f, born 1843 in MS. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
Willis Spikes, born 1844 in MS. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
Timothy Spikes, born 1847 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
Courtney Spikes, born 1848 in MS. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
James Spikes, born 1850 in MS. (S) 1860,1870 Census.
Jasper Spikes, born 1857 in LA. (S) 1860,1870 Census.
Clarinda Spikes, born 6/1860 in TX. (S) 1860,1870 Census.