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Benjamin Cowan

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Benjamin Cowan of W. and B. Cowan

c1837 Born in Glasgow

1851 William Cowan 47, Brass Founder Master, 16 Journeymen, 5-12 Apprentices, Lawton Cowan 30, William Cowan 18, Benjamin Cowan 14, Agnes Cowan 13, Anna Cawan 9[1]

1863 Retired from the business partnership with his brother, W. and B. Cowan

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  1. 1851 census