Ellen Josephine McGowan

23 March 1884–14 March 1954 (Age 69)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Ellen Josephine

When Ellen Josephine McGowan was born on 23 March 1884, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, her father, John Joseph Mc Gowan, was 38 and her mother, Mary Daley, was 30. She died on 14 March 1954, at the age of 69.

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John Joseph Mc Gowan
Mary Daley
John Joseph McGOWAN Jr.
Catherine E. McGowan
Thomas Joseph McGowan
Ellen Josephine McGowan

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gobhann (Scottish) and Mac Gabhann (Irish) ‘son of the smith’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ella Mcgowan in household of John J Mcgowan, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Ella Mcgowan in household of John Mcgowan, "United States Census, 1900"

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