Agnes Mc Gown

1806–
Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Mc Gown was born on 11 March 1806, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James McGowan, was 38 and her mother, Mary Pollock, was 30. She married Thomas Brown about 1825, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Agnes Mc Gown
1806–
Thomas Brown
1804–
Marriage: about 1825
Mary Brown
1829–
Margeret Brown
1830–
Agnes Brown
1833–
Agnes Brown
1835–
Alexander Brown
1837–
Sarah Brown
1838–
Helen Brown
1839–
William L. Brown
1840–
Elizabeth Hanna Brown
1841–
James Brown
1844–
Jessie Lochore Brown
1845–
John Brown
1847–
Mary Brown
1849–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1825
Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 5

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 32

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Agness Broan in household of Thomas Broan, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Agnes Lochore Brown, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Agness Brown in household of Thomas Brown, "Scotland Census, 1841"

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