John Chowning1

b. 15 May 1835
Last Edited=13 May 2003
2nd great-granduncle of Joan Elizabeth Coffman
     John Chowning was born on 15 May 1835.1 He was the son of James A Chowning and Sarah Browning.1

On 16 August 1850 John Chowning was enumerated in the household of James A Chowning on the 1850 U. S. census for Henry County, Kentucky as John Chowning, 15 years old, birthplace of Kentucky Also enumerated in the household were Sarah Browning, Mary T Chowning and James Reed Chowning.2


  1. Chowning, online, Dee Chowning Niwinski < and e-mail address> (RootsWeb Database name:apic3810), Chowning, James A. ID: I0898.
  2. James Chowning household, 1850 U.S. census, Henry County, Kentuky, population schedule, District No 1, page 377 (stamped), dwelling 200, family 204; Images Online: 1850 U.S. Census / Kentucky / Henry / District 1 / Image 27 of 152, transcribed 11 May 2003.