William Gowan II

Male1672–12 October 1691

Brief Life History of William

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.

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Family Time Line

William Gowen
Elizabeth Frost
Nicholas Gowen
John Gowen
Patrick Gowen
William Gowan II
James Gowen
Elizabeth Gowan
Margaret Gowen
Lemuel Gowen
Sarah Gowen

Sources (2)

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

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Name Meaning

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.

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William Gowan death

Killed by Indians at age 19.

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