James Reed Chowning1

b. 5 September 1842, d. 11 February 1927
Last Edited=13 May 2003
2nd great-granduncle of Joan Elizabeth Coffman
     James Reed Chowning was born on 5 September 1842 at Henry County, Kentucky.1 He was the son of James A Chowning and Sarah Browning.1

On 16 August 1850 James Reed Chowning was enumerated in the household of James A Chowning on the 1850 U. S. census for Henry County, Kentucky as James Chowning, 7 years old, birthplace of Kentucky Also enumerated in the household were Sarah Browning, John Chowning and Mary T Chowning.2

James Reed Chowning married Lonah Tucker on 1 October 1874.3

James Reed Chowning died on 11 February 1927 at St. Matthews, Kentucky, at age 84.1


  1. Chowning, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, Dee Chowning Niwinski < and e-mail address> (RootsWeb Database name:apic3810), Chowning, James Reed ID: I1184.
  2. James Chowning household, 1850 U.S. census, Henry County, Kentuky, population schedule, District No 1, page 377 (stamped), dwelling 200, family 204; Ancestry.com Images Online: 1850 U.S. Census / Kentucky / Henry / District 1 / Image 27 of 152, transcribed 11 May 2003.
  3. Chowning, Tucker, Lonah ID: I1185.