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Gowans John

Male 1782 - 1832  (49 years)


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  • Name Gowans John  [1
    Born 31 Jan 1782  ,Tranent,East Lothian,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 10 Mar 1782  ,Spott,Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1 May 1803  ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Labourer 
    Occupation 29 May 1803  ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Labourer 
    Occupation 26 Oct 1806  ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Footman 
    Occupation 7 May 1808  ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Servant to Lord Viscount Duncan of Camperdown 
    • In the presence of Charles Gray and Richard Whit???

      Robert Dundas Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Viscount Duncan (1785–1859) (created Earl of Camperdown in 1831)
    Occupation 28 May 1813  ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Butler 
    Died 23 Jan 1832  ,,Haddingtonshire,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Cholera 
    Buried Aft 23 Jan 1832  St Marys Church, Haddington, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Q38. Five others in grave. Burial records show him being buried 21 Jan.
    Notes 
    • North Berwick postman walked upwards of 20 miles a day from Haddington
    Person ID I4879  Geniaus Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2018 

    Father Gowans James,   b. Abt 1745, ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F1844  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sibbald Janet,   b. 2 Nov 1780, ,Tranent,East Lothian,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1864, Sidegate Street, Haddington, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 29 May 1803  ,Gladsmuir,East Lothian,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8, 9
    • Married Irregularly in presence of the Kirk Session
    Children 
     1. Gowans Cathrine,   b. 1 May 1803, ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Gowans James,   b. 21 Oct 1806, ,North Berwick,East Lothian,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1886, Hayford Villa, St. Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Gowans William,   b. 7 May 1808, ,North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Gowans John,   b. 28 Apr 1813, ,North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Gowans Matthew,   b. Apr 1822, ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1889, ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1 May 1803 - ,,,Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 29 May 1803 - ,,,Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Footman - 26 Oct 1806 - ,,,Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Servant to Lord Viscount Duncan of Camperdown - 7 May 1808 - ,,,Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butler - 28 May 1813 - ,,,Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cholera - 23 Jan 1832 - ,,Haddingtonshire,Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 23 Jan 1832 - St Marys Church, Haddington, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2895] Scotlands People, 1864 Gowans,Matthew Mariages 716/ 6 Page 3 of 5.

    2. [S141] Gerard Peter Brierley.

    3. [S2895] Scotlands People, 10/3/1782 Gowans,John Old Parish Registers Births 720/ 20 74 Spott Page 74 of 217.

    4. [S2895] Scotlands People, 29/5/1803 Gowans,Cathrine Old Parish Registers Births 708/ 30 121 Gladsmuir Page 21 of 347.

    5. [S2895] Scotlands People, 29/05/1803 Sibbald,Janet Old Parish Registers Marriages 708/30 299 Page 299 of 347.

    6. [S2895] Scotlands People, 17/9/1808 Gowans,William Old Parish Registers Birth 713/40 197 North Berwick Page 197 of 357.

    7. [S2895] Scotlands People, 19/5/1813 Gowans, John Old Parish Registers Births 40 230 North Berwick Page 230 of 357.

    8. [S11] Familysearch.

    9. [S2805] Scots Ancestry Reserch Society, Letter to Gerard Brierley 22 May 1997.
      Gowans, John, labourer and Janet Sibbald in Boglehill were married irregularly and confirmed by the Revd. Mr. Hamilton, Minister of Gladsmuir May 29 1803 in presence of the Kirk Session.