William Gowan II

1672–12 October 1691 (Age 19)
Kittery, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of William

When William Gowan II was born in 1672, in Kittery, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Gowen, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Frost, was 27. He died on 12 October 1691, in his hometown, at the age of 19.

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Family Time Line

William Gowen
1634–1686
Elizabeth Frost
1645–1732
Nicholas Gowen
1667–1742
John Gowen
1668–1733
Patrick Gowen
1670–
William Gowan II
1672–1691
James Gowen
1675–1728
Elizabeth Gowan
1675–1733
Margaret Gowen
1678–1751
Lemuel Gowen
1680–1727
Sarah Gowen
1684–1751

Parents and Siblings

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Name Meaning

(1997: 1207;2007: 2272; 2010: 2941)Scottish and Irish (Laois and Dublin): from Scottish Gaelic Ó Gobhann, Mac Gobhann, Irish Mac Gabhann ‘descendant (or son) of the smith’ (from gobha ‘smith’). In Ireland (in the south, especially), this name has often been translated into English as Smith . Compare McGowan .

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

Possible Related Names

Gowens
Goan
Gowen
Going
Smith
Govan
Goins
Gow

Story Highlight

William Gowan death

Killed by Indians at age 19.

Sources (2)

  • William, Jr. Gowen, "Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910"
  • William Gowen, "Find A Grave Index"

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