John A McGowan

M, #8044, b. 29 September 1867
     John A McGowan was born on 29 September 1867 at Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA.1 He was a labourer and coal miner. He married Pauline Briggs at Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, on 24 October 1895.1,2,3
He was listed as head of household 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.4


  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. [S6783] 1900, United States Census, "McGowan John, head, white, male, born September 1863, age 32, married, 4 years married, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Pennsylvania, coal miner, 4 months not employed, can read, can write, can speak English, home rented, house, resident in 1st Precinct, Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."