Lizzie Gown

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Lizzie

Lizzie Gown was born in 1869, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as the daughter of James Gown and Lizzie Kenedy. She married Lewis Ellsworth Clippinger on 20 August 1903, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Ellsworth Clippinger
Lizzie Gown
Marriage: 20 August 1903

Spouse and Children

20 August 1903
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Gown


    Lizzie Kenedy




World Events (3)


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Age 2

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

Age 111

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a reduced form of Irish McGoohan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuacháin or Mag Cuacháin, a patronymic from a byname from cuach ‘cuckoo’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Lizzie Gown Fair, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Lizzie Gown Fair, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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