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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William Lacey McGovern
Mary Ann Crosby
Marriage: 25 November 1896
Harold Crosby McGovern
Kathryn A. McGovern

Spouse and Children

25 November 1896
Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Patrick McGovern


    Ann Lacey




    John McGovern



    Mary Ellen McGovern


    Kathryn Theresa McGovern


    Anna Lacey McGovern


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


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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