Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: NG498
Title: COWIE FAMILY
Start Date: 01 Jan 1828
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Description:

The family in Tasmania comprised children of George and Rachael Cowie - Robert, John Anthony, Emma, Jane, Georgiana and Mary. Robert arrived on the Sarah in June 1828 and John Anthony arrived on the Duckenfield in May 1834. Rachael and her daughters arrived in Tasmania on the Eveline on 7 December 1834. Georgiana married Phillip Oakden in 1839.

Robert Cowie settled at "Brookstead" on the St Paul's River near Avoca and married Julianna (nee Luthman). Their children were Julia (born 1833, Emily (1835 - 1912 - Mrs Edwin Bowring), Mary (1837 - 1928 - Mrs Charles Nichols. Their son Septimus Nichols (1870 - 1950) married Elvira Mary Smith, the daughter of merchant C.H.Smith of Launceston in 1895 and farmed 'Palmerston' Cressy.).

Information Sources:

for further information see the publication " An early Tasmanian story: with the Oakdens, Cowies, Parramore, Tullochs and Hoggs" by Anne and Robin Bailey ((Malvern, Victoria - Blenallen Press c2004). A copy is available in TAHO.

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34 FAMILY ARCHIVES
Related Agencies:
NG474 PHILLIP OAKDEN (1784 - 1851) AND FAMILY 01 Jan 1784
NG515 SCOTT-YOUNG FAMILY 01 Jan 1850
NG507 SEPTIMUS NICHOLS AND FAMILY 01 Jan 1873
Series Created By Agency:
NS498  COWIE AND PARRAMORE JOURNALS 06 Mar 1823 16 Mar 1867