I would be interested in knowing if anyone out there has knowledge of this Alexander Gowan and his ancestors:
Descendants of Alexander GOWAN
Generation No. 1
1.ALEXANDER1 GOWAN was born 1720, and died 1784.
Child of ALEXANDER GOWAN is: 2. i. SR. JOHN2 GOWAN, b. 1754, SC; d. 1825, Robeson Co., NC.
Generation No. 2
2.SR. JOHN2 GOWAN (ALEXANDER1) was born 1754 in SC, and died 1825 in Robeson Co., NC.He married NANCY.She died Aft. 1814 in Robeson Co., NC.
Children of JOHN GOWAN and NANCY are: i. JR. JOHN3 GOWAN, b. Abt. 1780, Marion, SC; d. Bet. 1840 - 1842, Sylvarena, Smith Co., MS; m. EDITH FAULK, Abt. 1797, Columbus Co., NC; b. Abt. 1780, Columbus Co., NC; d. Abt. 1842, Sylvarena, Smith Co., MS.
Notes for JR. JOHN GOWAN: "This family came to South Carolina in colonial times and settled in Marion County, near the North Carolina border.Family tradition has it that the immigrant ancestors came to the US from Wigtown, Scotland and there is no indication of any non-Anglo-Saxon heritage."(Phillip GOWAN - September 19, 1999)
ii. REBECCA GOWAN, b. Abt. 1782, Maron, SC; d. Abt. 1841; m. HALL. iii. SARAH GOWAN. iv. ELIZABETH GOWAN. v. SON GOWAN. vi. SON GOWAN. vii. SON GOWAN.