Lucy Gowen Gee

20 January 1880–17 November 1964 (Age 84)
Texas, United States

The Life of Lucy Gowen

When Lucy Gowen Gee was born on 20 January 1880, in Texas, United States, her father, Dr James Cowen Gee, was 45 and her mother, Agnes E Lewis, was 39. She married Edwin Booth Clegg on 21 December 1898, in Hunt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1920 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1930. In 1940, at the age of 60, her occupation is listed as bookkeeper, creamery in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States. She died on 17 November 1964, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Booth Clegg
Lucy Gowen Gee
Marriage: 21 December 1898
Corrinne Clegg
Courtney Gee Clegg
Agnes Virginia Clegg

Spouse and Children

    Edwin Booth Clegg



21 December 1898
Hunt, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Dr James Cowen Gee


    Agnes E Lewis




    Charles Warren Gee


    Corinne Gee


    Vernon Hicks Gee




World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGee , Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ ( see McCoy ).2 English: this is a common name in northern England, of uncertain origin. The existence of a patronymic form Geeson points to a personal name, but this has not been satisfactorily identified. It may in fact be the Irish or Scottish name in an English context.3 French (Gée): habitational name from any of several places called Gé or Gée, for example in Maine-et-Loire, derived from the Gallo-Roman domain name Gaiacum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucie G Clegg in household of Edwin B Clegg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy G Clegg in household of E Booth Clegg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucy G Clegg in household of Edwin Booth Clegg, "United States Census, 1910"

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