Eli Cowan Papers, 1830-1926

Descriptive Summary

Title
Eli Cowan Papers, 1830-1926
Creator
Cowan, Eli
Extent
26 items
Subjects
Surveys--Kentucky
Decedent's estates--Kentucky--Crittenden County
Land titles--Registration and transfer--Kentucky--Union County
Land titles--Registration and transfer--Kentucky--Webster County
Moore, R. L.(d. 1896)
Cowan, William
Cowan, Eli
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection prodominately consists of land indentures, surveys, deeds, and mortgages. These transactions were conducted by Eli Cowan and his father, William. The counties involved in the transactions were: Union, Webster, and Henderson, all located in Kentucky. Also located in the collection, are several documents pretaining to the death of R.L. Moore, Eli Cowan's father-in-law.
Creator's Occupation: Surveyor
Counties: Crittenden, Union, Webster

Contents of the Collection

Union County land indenture. Thomas Richards to William Cowan.1830

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Hopkins County land indenture. Reuben and Elizabeth Cook to David Kenady.1833

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Birth record for the seven Cowan children in Union County.1831-1843

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Union County Land Office Warrant, no. 22905, to William Cowan.1837

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Henderson County assignment of Allison/Powell deed to William Cowan.1843

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Union County letter from Elizabeth Dickerson about estate of Nat Dickerson.1845

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Franklin and Monroe County land forefitted to the state by John Wiggs and David Kugle.1850

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Union County land indenture between Eviline Fryer and Eli Cowan.1874

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Union County deed William Cowan Sr. to Eli Cowan.1872

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Union County deed of William Cowan Sr. to Eli Cowan.1873

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Union County land sale of A.P. and I.G. Moore to Eli Cowan.1875

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Union County page 2 of letter concerning filling out forms by Eli Cowan, Henderson, Aaron, about…

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Union County land deed between C.L. Curry and wife to Eli Cowan.1879

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Webster County partial land deed between James and Roxy Cannady and Eli Cowan.1886

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Webster County land deed between Robert C. Doris, Susan T. Doris, wife and Eli Cowan of Webster…

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Webster County land deed between T.K. and Judith Givens and Eli Cowan.1892

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Webster County land deed between R.L. and Annie Hunter and Eli Cowan.1894

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Webster County land deed between James and Sally M. Gist and Eli Cowan.1895

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Report of uncollected notes and land land sales to heirs sold to R.L. and E.C. Moore. Name of…

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Calls to the Nute Smith land. This is a survey; county is unknown.N.D.

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Partial printed receipt of purchase. Name of Eli Cowan deciphered; county is unknownN.D.

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Crittenden County typed copy of settlement of Estates of R.L. Moore, Sr.1896

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(one of the heirs is Eli Cowan) Marion County.Dec.

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Crittenden County receipt for land bonds paid by Eli Cowan in suit of R.L. Moore.1901

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Moore vs. E.E. Cowan.

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Union County: 2 notes from Eli Cowan to J.A. Watkins for shredder.1915

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Webster Couny escrow signed agreement between Eli Cowan, widower of ?1917

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Blackford and unsigned deed of reconveyance to Thomas H. Cobbs.

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Webster County mortgage from Eli Cowan to A. M. Cowan of Sullivan.1926

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