Manerva Ann McGowan

8 April 1874–
Cedar, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Manerva Ann

When Manerva Ann McGowan was born on 8 April 1874, in Cedar, Missouri, United States, her father, Henry J. McGowan, was 43 and her mother, Syrena Jane McKinney, was 35. She married Nick about 1892, in Missouri, United States.

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Nick
1871–
Manerva Ann McGowan
1874–
Marriage: about 1892

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 1
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 30
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 32
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gobhann (Scottish) and Mac Gabhann (Irish) ‘son of the smith’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Gowan
McGowin
Gowen
Going
Magoon
Magoun
Gowans
Magowan
MacGowan
McGavin
McGowen
McGown

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