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Augustus Cowman
Date: 1814 - 1854
Remarks: Augustus Thomas Cowman was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cowman. He married Miss Anna Gillender, daughter of James Gillender of NY, on September 28, 1833. The couple had a son named John Cowman (ca. 1846-55). He was a vestryman of St. James Church, Hyde Park, NY. Mr. Cowman owned a contracting firm, A.T. Cowman and Co., in New York. He sponored, designed and superintended the construction of a new Gothic Revival church edifice for the parish between 1844-1846.