George Edwin McGonagill

Brief Life History of George Edwin

When George Edwin McGonagill was born on 31 July 1863, in DeWitt, Texas, United States, his father, Patrick Wesley McGonagill, was 32 and his mother, Emelia Cantrell, was 40. He married Adalaide P Paxton about 1892. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Lakewood, Eddy, New Mexico, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 4 Lakewood, Eddy, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died in 1946, in Carlsbad, Eddy, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Carlsbad, Eddy, New Mexico, United States.

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George Edwin McGonagill
1863–1946
Adalaide P Paxton
1864–1951
Marriage: about 1892
William Paxton Swope
1884–1955
Ernest Cantwell McGonagill
1893–1975
Alex G. McGonagill
1896–1953

Sources (7)

  • George McGonigill in household of Pat McGonigill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George E. McGonagill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • G E Mcgonagill, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of McGonigle .

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

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