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Gowans John Walter

Male 1875 - 1930  (55 years)


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  • Name Gowans John Walter 
    Born 1 Jan 1875  ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Scholar
    Census 1891  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age 16 plumber 789/00 001/000
    Census 1901  10 Leven Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lodger Age 26 Plumber - with grandfather William Purves
    Residence 29 Mar 1902  29 Flower Street, Carlisle,, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 8 Mar 1909  Ellis Island, New York, New York, U.S.A Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910  ,Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 12 Sep 1918  McGee Gowans Company 509 Commerce Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Plumbing and Oil Well Drilling 
    Residence 12 Sep 1918  1508 Holly, Nashville, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1920  ,Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 9 Nov 1930  [2
    Heating Contractor 
    Died 9 Nov 1930  ,Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Cause: Locked Bowels 
    Buried 10 Nov 1930  Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Tenneesee, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    Person ID I550  Geniaus Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2016 

    Father Gowans James,   b. 17 Mar 1836, ,East Linton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1917, 30 Dover St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Purves Isabella Scott,   b. Abt 1844, ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1898, 5 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1859  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mill Clara Faithfull,   b. 23 Mar 1877, ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1918  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1902  Maitland Hotel, Chadwick Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Gowans James Mill,   b. 2 Jul 1903, ,Carlisle,,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1978, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Gowans Ronald Henry,   b. 12 Aug 1906, ,,,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1973, ,Davidson,Tennessee,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Vaughn Lula May,   b. 26 Mar 1884, ,,Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1956, Baptist Hospital, ,Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1921  [10, 11
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F2896  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1875 - ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - 10 Leven Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Mar 1902 - Maitland Hotel, Chadwick Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - ,Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Nov 1930 - Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Tenneesee, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] General Register Office Scotland.

    2. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Tennessee, Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955 about John Walter Gowans.
      Name: John Walter Gowans
      Birth Date: 1 Jan 1875
      Birth Place: Hawick, Scotland
      Age: 55
      Death Date: 9 Nov 1930
      Death Place: Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee
      Burial Date: 10 Nov 1930
      Cemetery Name: Spring Hill
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Married
      Street Address: 309 South 17th
      Occupation: Heating Contractor
      Father's Name: James Gowans
      Father's Birth Place: Scotland
      Mother's Name: Purvis
      Mother's Birth Place: Scotland
      Spouse's Name: LuluGowans
      FHL Film Number: 1876770

    3. [S13] WWW, http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/passenger-details/czoxMjoiMTAxNTM0MDcwMTc5Ijs=/czo5OiJwYXNzZW5nZXIiOw==.
      Gowans, Clara
      PASSENGER ID
      101534070179
      FRAME
      460
      LINE NUMBER
      1
      SHIP NAME
      California
      ARRIVAL DATE
      March 8th, 1909
      PORT OF DEPARTURE
      Glasgow Show Location in Map


    4. [S2854] 1910 US Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee; Roll: T624_1490; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1375503.
      Name: James Gowans
      Age in 1910: 7
      Birth Year: abt 1903
      Birthplace: England
      Home in 1910: Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Immigration Year: 1904
      [1907]
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's Name: John Gowans
      Father's Birthplace: Scotland
      Mother's Name: Clara Gowans
      Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      John Gowans 34
      Clara Gowans 34
      James Gowans 7
      Ronald Gowans 3
      Houston Timothy 33

    5. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Number: 412-08-6324; Issue State: Tennessee; Issue Date: 1973.
      Name: Margaret M. Gowans
      SSN: 412-08-6324
      Last Residence:
      37909 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, USA
      BORN: 1 Nov 1907
      Died: 18 Feb 2004
      State (Year) SSN issued: Tennessee (1973)

    6. [S11] Familysearch, "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MN5B-67X : accessed 23 January 2016), John W Gowans in household of Edgar N Thone, Nashville Ward 20, Davidson, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 5B, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,735.
      Name John W Gowans
      Event Type Census
      Event Date 1920
      Event Place Nashville Ward 20, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
      Gender Male
      Age 45
      Marital Status Widowed
      Race White
      Race (Original) White
      Can Read Yes
      Can Write Yes
      Relationship to Head of Household Boarder
      Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Boarder
      Birth Year (Estimated) 1875
      Birthplace Scotland
      Immigration Year 1907
      Father's Birthplace Scotland
      Mother's Birthplace Scotland
      Sheet Letter B
      Sheet Number 5

    7. [S11] Familysearch, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955 for John Walter Gowans.
      Name John Walter Gowans
      Death Date 09 Nov 1930
      Death Place Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee
      Gender Male
      Marital Status Married
      Race or Color White
      Age 55
      Estimated Birth Year
      Birth Date 01 Jan 1875
      Birth Place Hawick, Scotland
      Spouse Lulu Gowans
      Father James Gowans
      Father's Birth Place Scotland
      Mother Purvis
      Mother's Birth Place Scotland
      Occupation Heating Contractor
      Street Address 309 South 17th
      Residence
      Cemetery Spring Hill
      Burial Place
      Burial Date 10 Nov 1930
      Informant
      Additional Relatives
      Digital Folder Number 4184113
      Image Number 2261
      Film Number 1876770
      Volume/Page/Certificate Number cn 24747

    8. [S2873] BillionGraves, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/person/8817879.
      Birth: 1875
      Marriage: Not Available
      Death: 1930
      Cemetery:
      Spring Hill Cemetery
      Madison, Tennessee, United States

    9. [S19] Marriage Certificate.

    10. [S13] WWW, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms110.htm.
      John W. Gowans died in Nashville in 1930, at age 55, and his will, written December 10, 1929, was probated November 13, 1930. His will named his second wife, Lula May Vaughn Gowans and two sons, James M. Gowans and Ronald H. Gowans.

    11. [S11] Familysearch, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZWH-CVW : accessed 09 Nov 2013), John W Gowans and Lula May Vaughn, 1921.
      Name: John W Gowans
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      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 29 Jan 1921
      Event Place: Davidson, Tennessee, United States
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      Spouse's Name: Lula May Vaughn
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      Reference ID:
      GS Film number: 2073993
      Digital Folder Number: 004486175
      Image Number: 02930