Lowell Josephus Magoon Sr.

4 April 1821–12 August 1888 (Age 67)
New York, United States

The Life of Lowell Josephus

When Lowell Josephus Magoon Sr. was born on 4 April 1821, in New York, United States, his father, Joseph Magoon, was 32 and his mother, Polly Carr, was 24. He married Rebecca Ann Davis on 14 March 1843, in Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Utica Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Columbia, Oregon, United States in 1880. He died on 12 August 1888, in Vernonia, Columbia, Oregon, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Vernonia, Columbia, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lowell Josephus Magoon Sr.
1821–1888
Rebecca Ann Davis
1828–1906
Marriage: 14 March 1843
Emeline Magoon
1844–
Ida Magoon
1875–
Azilda Jane Magoon
1846–1924
Jerome Irvine Magoon
1848–1865
Mary Ellen McGoon
1850–1929
Byron George Magoon
1855–1923
Emma Mary Magoon
1857–
Fredrick Lincoln Magoon
1861–1931
Fannie Stout Magoon
1863–1944
Edward Franklin Magoon
1868–1922
Lowell John Magoon
1870–1943
Nellie Mc Goon
1873–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 March 1843
Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan, United States
children

(12)

    Emeline Magoon

    Female1844–Female

    Azilda Jane Magoon

    Female1846–1924Female

    Jerome Irvine Magoon

    Male1848–1865Male

    Mary Ellen McGoon

    Female1850–1929Female

    Byron George Magoon

    Male1855–1923Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Magoon

    Male1789–1860Male

    Female1796–1833Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 6

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Scottish and Irish McGowan . Compare Magoun .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lowell Mc Goon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sowell Magoon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lowell Mc Goon, "United States Census, 1880"

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