When William Gowan II was born in 1672, in Kittery, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Gowen, was 11669 and his mother, Elizabeth Frost, was 32. He died on 12 October 1691, in his hometown, at the age of 19.
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 .
Killed by Indians at age 19.