Maria Frances Cecilia MADAN 
- Born: 17 Nov 1727, Hertfordbury Park
- Marriage: Major William COWPER Esq of Park House Herts.  in 1749
- Died: 15 Nov 1797, London at age 69
Maria Frances Cecilia Madan was born on 22 November 1727 at Hertingfordbury Park, England She married William Cowper, son of William Cowper She died on 15 November 1797 at age 69 at London, England She wrote the book original poems on various occasions by a lady, published 1792.
Cowper & Ux. & al. Petition referred to Judge. Jan 1750
Upon reading the Petition of William Cowper Esquire, (Eldest Son of William Cowper deceased, late Clerk or the Parliaments) and Maria Frances Cecilia Cowper his Wife, the Right Honourable William Earl Cowper, the Honourable Spencer Cowper the Elder, Doctor in Divinity and Dean of the Cathedral Church of Durham, the Honourable Theodora Cowper Widow and Relict of the Honourable Spencer Cowper deceased, late One of the Justices of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas, who as Grandfather of the said Maria Francis Cecilia Cowper, John Cowper Doctor in Divinity, and Ashley Cowper Esquire (now Clerk of the Parliaments), Younger Brothers of the said William Cowper deceased, Spencer Cowper the Younger Esquire, Youngest Son of the said William Cowper deceased, William Cowper the Elder of Lincoln's Inn Fields in the County of Midd'x Esquire, Martin Madan the Elder Esquire Father of the said Maria Frances Cecilia Cowper, Martin Madan the Younger Esquire, and Samuel Cox Esquire, praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for establishing and rendering effectual the Agreements contained in certain Articles, in the Petition mentioned, previous to the Marriage of the Petitioner William Cowper with Maria Frances Cecilia his Wife.
It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr Baron Clarke and Mr Baron Clive, with the usual Directions, according to the Standing Order.
From: 'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: January 1750, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 389-392. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114303 Date accessed: 05 June 2012.
Maria married Major William COWPER Esq of Park House Herts.  [MRIN: 4242], son of William COWPER  and Jane BUDGET , in 1749. (Major William COWPER Esq of Park House Herts.  was born in 1721 and died on 27 Aug 1769.)