Thomas William Mcgowen

Brief Life History of Thomas William

When Thomas William Mcgowen was born on 25 August 1877, in Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States, his father, James D McGowan, was 41 and his mother, Lucy Reavis, was 41. He married Ida Crabtree on 28 March 1898, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States. He lived in Camden, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 19 September 1945, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas William Mcgowen
1877–1945
Lucia McDowell
1873–1965
Marriage: 26 July 1905
William Mcgowan
1899–
Henriette Mcgowan
1907–
Ben T Mcgowan
1910–
Thomas Mcgowan
1910–
Sam Mcgowan
1912–
Celestial Faydious McGowan
1915–2003

Sources (13)

  • Thomas Mcgowan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas McGowen, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Thomas William McGowan, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McGowan .

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

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