Pauline Briggs

F, #8043, b. 2 February 1872
     Pauline Briggs was born on 2 February 1872 at Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA.1,2,3 She was the daughter of James Briggs and Maria Fretwell.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1880 US census at 1st Precinct, Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: James Briggs, -; Maria Briggs, wife; Charles Briggs, son; Henry Briggs, son; James Briggs, son; George Briggs, son; Hengist Briggs, son; Mary B Briggs, daughter; Pauline Briggs, daughter; Elmina Briggs, daughter; Louisa Briggs, daughter; Darwin Briggs, son; Catharine Ramsey, servant.4
She married John A McGowan at Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, on 24 October 1895.1,2,3 As of 24 October 1895, her married name was Pauline McGowan.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1900 US census at 1st Precinct, Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: John McGowan, head; Pauline McGowan, wife.5

Citations

  1. [S6786] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Series C, No. 1827. John A. McGowan born in Allegheny Co, Pa, on the 29th day of September A.D. 1867, residing at Mifflin Township, Allegheny Co, Pa, occupation laborer, not related by blood or marriage to the person whom he desires to marry, has not been married before. Pauline Briggs born in Allegheny Co, Pa, on the 2nd day of February A.D. 1872, residing at Mifflin Township, Pa, has not been married before. Marriage Licence issued: October 24th 1895. Married: October 24th 1895 By Newton Petrie J.P. Duplicate certificate returned October 24th 1895."
  2. [S6762] John W. Jordan, Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania, Volume III, "Pauline, born February 2, 1873, married John A. McGowan, and resides in the village of New England."
  3. [S6764] Betty Coldren, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Betty Coldren of Pennsylvania, USA.
  4. [S6777] 1880, United States Census, "Briggs Pauline, white, female, age 8, daughter, single, born in Pennsylvania, father born in England, mother born in England, resident in 1st Precinct, Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."
  5. [S6783] 1900, United States Census, "McGowan Pauline, wife, white, female, born February 1872, age 28, married, 4 years married, mother of 1 child, 0 children living, born in Pennsylvania, father born in England, mother born in England, can read, can write, can speak English, resident in 1st Precinct, Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."