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Re: McGowans In Boston Massachusetts
Posted by: LIbby Quanstrom (ID *****1032) Date: July 16, 2011 at 10:57:09
In Reply to: McGowans In Boston Massachusetts by Mike Hanna of 2131

OK! I find the family in the 1900 US census and Ann stating that she is a widow so then I say McGOWAN is her married name.
224 Sumner Street

Ann Dec 1854 6/6 children living IRELAND
James March 1877 Massachusetts
Mary Ellen Dec 1881 Massachusetts
William Mar 1886 Massachusetts
Annie Mar 1885 Massachusetts
Margaret May 1887 Massachusetts

Yr of immigration given as 1872

Husband/Father born Ireland

It would appear that Mr McGOWAN died after Sept 1886.
There is a margin note in the census referring one to "line 66 for 3x family" Then at line 66 which is the next page it refers back to line 44 where we find Ann McGowan. Family of line 66 is an individual named Eugene Sullivan born Mar 1820 Ireland.

I researched and found the following. Let me know if it matches anything else that you may have.

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Patrick Mcgowan
Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910              
marriage:       26 Nov 1874 —Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
parents:       James Mcgowan, Mary
spouse:       Ann Raycroft
       
record title:       Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
groom's name:       Patrick Mcgowan
bride's name:       Ann Raycroft
marriage date:       26 Nov 1874
marriage place:       Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
groom's father's name:       James Mcgowan
groom's mother's name:       Mary
bride's father's name:       Richard Raycroft
bride's mother's name:       Mary ***
indexing project (batch) number:       I00898-9
system origin:       Massachusetts-ODM
source film number:       
***This may be Richard Raycroft (d 1892)and Catherine Wren (d 1899)of Quincy MA
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James Mcgowan
Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915              
birth:       17 Mar 1877 —Boston, Massachusetts
parents:       Patrick Mcgowan, Mary A
       
record title:       Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915
name:       James Mcgowan
event:       Birth
event date:       17 Mar 1877
event place:       Boston, Massachusetts
father:       Patrick Mcgowan
father's birthplace:       Ireland
mother:       Mary A
mother's birthplace:       Ireland
volume/page/certificate number:       6564
digital folder number:       4341194

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James Mcgowan
Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915              
birth:       Boston
death:       19 Sep 1914 —Boston, , Massachusetts
parents:       Patrick Mcgowan, Annie Raycroft

record title:       Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
name:       James Mcgowan
event:       Death
event date:       19 Sep 1914
event place:       Boston,,Massachusetts
gender:       Male
marital status:       Single
birthplace:       Boston
father:       Patrick Mcgowan
mother:       Annie Raycroft
volume/page/certificate number:       451
digital folder number:       4284228

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Margaret Mcgowan
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915              
residence:       Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
parents:       Patrick Mcgowan, Ann
       
record title:       Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
name:       Margaret Mcgowan
gender:       Female
baptism/christening date:       10 May 1886
baptism/christening place:       Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
father's name:       Patrick Mcgowan
mother's name:       Ann
indexing project (batch) number:       I01938-6
system origin:       Massachusetts-EASy
source film number:       

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I did not find records in the lds for the other 3 children.

Let me know if this helped or was WRONG!

Libby




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