Lott Corn McDonough

24 March 1850–5 October 1933 (Age 83)
Mahaska, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lott Corn

When Lott Corn McDonough was born on 24 March 1850, in Mahaska, Iowa, United States, his father, James Hoagland McDonough, was 24 and his mother, Matilda Frances Abbott, was 24. He married Margaret Lavina White on 6 February 1873, in Mahaska, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Garfield Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Madison Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 5 October 1933, in Mahaska, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lott Corn McDonough
Margaret Lavina White
Marriage: 6 February 1873
Eva Jane McDonough
John Noble McDonough
Clara Maude McDonough
Jesse Grant McDonough
Chester Carl McDonough
Belva Mae McDonough
Ruby Irene McDonough

Spouse and Children

6 February 1873
Mahaska, Iowa, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    James Hoagland McDonough


    Matilda Frances Abbott




    John McDonough




    Andrew McDonough


    Mary Matilda McDonough


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 7

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchadha, patronymic from the personal name Donnchadh, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown’, possibly ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margarett L McDonough in household of S C McDonough, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Lott C Mcdaniel in household of James Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lotsie Mc Donough in household of James Mc Donough, "United States Census, 1860"

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