Katherine McGovern

22 December 1903–May 1984 (Age 80)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Katherine

When Katherine McGovern was born on 22 December 1903, in Mississippi, United States, her father, John Edward McGovern, was 50 and her mother, Samantha Regina Robinson, was 32. She had at least 2 sons with William Lamar House. She lived in Neshoba, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 3, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died in May 1984, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Lamar House
Katherine McGovern
Billy Charles House
David Lamar House

Spouse and Children

    William Lamar House





Parents and Siblings

    John Edward McGovern


    Samantha Regina Robinson




    Mary A McGovern


    Edward Camille McGovern


    Bernard J. McGovern


    Annie McGovern


    Maggie McGovern


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 4

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 22

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Shamhr(adh)áin, a patronymic from the personal name Samhradháin, a diminutive of samhradh ‘summer’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Catherine House in household of W Lamar House, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Katherine Alexis Mc Govern - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: death: 12 May 1984; Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

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