Odie B McGowan

23 November 1914–22 May 2008 (Age 93)
Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Odie B

When Odie B McGowan was born on 23 November 1914, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States, her father, John William Mcgowan, was 56 and her mother, Nedora B Prince, was 37. She lived in Civil District 25, Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 22 May 2008, in Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Memorial Cemetery, Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Olzie Andrew Garner
Odie B McGowan

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John William Mcgowan


    Nedora B Prince




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 17

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gobhann (Scottish) and Mac Gabhann (Irish) ‘son of the smith’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Odie B Mcgowan in household of William J Mcgowan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Odie Mcgowan Garner in entry for Mr Olzie Andrew Garner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Odie B Garner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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