Michael McGowan

Maleabout 1762–

Brief Life History of Michael

Michael McGowan was born about 1762, in Ireland. He married Martha McKee about 1783, in Hillsborough, County Down, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Michael McGowan
Martha McKee
Marriage: about 1783
William McGOWAN
John McGowan

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: M McGowan - Government record: birth-name: M McGowan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1783Hillsborough, County Down, Ireland
  • Children (2)

    World Events (4)


    Age 36

    Battle of Antrim.


    Age 36

    The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.


    Age 77

    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Siobhan, Cormac, Seamus, Aileen, Colm, Eithne, Kieran, Niall, Paddy.

    Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac (a') Ghobhainn or Mac Gobhann (Scottish) or Mac (an) Ghabhann (Irish), ‘son of (the) smith’. This name has also been Anglicized as Smith and Smithson .

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

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