Joh McGown

Maleabout 1735–

Brief Life History of Joh

When Joh McGown was born about 1735, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James MacGowan, was 36 and his mother, Janet Leckie, was 27. He married Margaret Rennick about 1757, in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Joh McGown
Margaret Rennick
Marriage: about 1757
James Mcgowne
John Mitchell
Janet McGowan

Sources (4)

  • John Mcgown in entry for Janet Mcgown, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Mcgowne in entry for James Mcgowne, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Mcgowne in entry for James Mcgowne, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1757Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

    Age 67

    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.


    Age 80

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 95

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: variant of McGowan .

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

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