William Lacey McGovern

17 May 1872–18 October 1953 (Age 81)
Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of William Lacey

When William Lacey McGovern was born on 17 May 1872, in Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Patrick McGovern, was 24 and his mother, Ann Lacey, was 27. He married Mary Ann Crosby on 25 November 1896, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1935 and Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States in 1940. He died on 18 October 1953, in Marianna, Lee, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Our Lady Of The Holy Rosary Cemetery, Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lacey McGovern
1872–1953
Mary Ann Crosby
1867–1942
Marriage: 25 November 1896
Harold Crosby McGovern
1899–
Kathryn A. McGovern
1902–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1896
Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick McGovern

    Male1848–Male

    Ann Lacey

    Female1845–1885Female

siblings

(8)

    John McGovern

    Male1870–1948Male

    Male1872–1953Male

    Mary Ellen McGovern

    Female1873–1946Female

    Kathryn Theresa McGovern

    Female1874–Female

    Anna Lacey McGovern

    Female1876–1950Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1873

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1873: Lee, Arkansas, United States
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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

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 (3)

  • William L McGovern, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William L McGovern, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Mcgoven in household of Patrick Mcgoven, "United States Census, 1880"

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