Cowles, Ezekiel, Jr. , 1757 - 1850

Ezekiel Cowles, Jr. (September 14, 1757-August 14, 1850) was the son of Ezekiel Cowles and Martha Hooker.  A revolutionary War solider and farmer, he was a constable and Collector of State Taxes, an agent for the town, and served as representative from Farmington to the Connecticut General Assembly.  In 1804, the Legislature appointed him an overseer and advisor of the Tunxis as a replacement dor Captain John Porter.
Edward Hooker, The Descendants of Rev. Thomas Hooker (Rochester, NY: Margaret Huntington Hooker, 1909), 103.  Mabel Hurlburt, Farmington Town Clerks and Their Times. 1645-1940 (Hartford, CT: Press of Finlay Brothers, 1943), 112.  Roll of State Officers and Members of the General Assembly of Connecticut,168, 170, 174, 176).  Sources for this biography come from the Related Digital Heritage Items listed below.
September 14, 1757
August 14, 1850