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Alexander Magown

Male about 1833 - 1900  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Alexander Magown  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born about 1833  [1
    Died 24 February 1900  Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I74526  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 July 2003 

    Father Alexander Magowan,   d. after 1868 
    Mother Jane or Elizabeth Hutchison,   d. after 1868 
    Family ID F52179  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Agnes Murphy,   b. about 1833,   d. before 1868  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 7 December 1860  Airdrie, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Image downloaded June 26, 2003
      Page 65
      1860. Marriages in the Burgh of Airdrie in the County of Lanark
      No. 130
      On the Seventh day of December 1860 at Airdrie.
      Marriage (After Banns) was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland.
      (signed) Alexander Mcgowan, 28, Dennystown, Cardross, Ship Carpenter (Journeyman), Bachelor
      Father: Alexander McGowan, General Labourer
      Mother: Elizabeth McGowan Maiden Name Hutcheson
      (signed) Agnes Murphy, 27, Dennystown, Cardross, House Maid, Spinster
      Father: William Murphy, Moulder (deceased)
      Elizabeth Murphy Maiden Name Goodwin (deceased)
      (signed) B. Cornwall Brown, Minister, Airdrie
      (signed) William Lindsay, Witness
      (signed) John Weir (?), Witness
      The above marriage was registered by me at Airdrie on the 8 day of December 1860. Wm Landless, Registrar

      n.b. illegible notation to the left of last column concerning the 'second witness' [1]
    Family ID F52178  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Janet Buchanan,   b. about 1838, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 October 1894, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 17 July 1868  Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Transcription of Marriage Register
      On 17 July 1868, at Troon, Parish Dundonald, County Ayr, after publication of Banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland,
      Alexander Magown (sic) aged 35 years. Shipwright. Widower residing in Dumbarton. Son of Alexander Magowan (sic), Agricultural Labourer and Jane Magowan m.s Hutchison *
      married
      Janet Buchanan aged 27 years. Spinster. Housemaid residing in the same place. Daughter of Nathaniel Buchanan, Carter (deceased) and Margaret Buchanan m.s. Johnston (deceased)
      Witnesses: Maggie Giffen, Samuel McGown (sic)
      Minister: Alexr M. Crawford
      Ref: 590/15

      * Marriage certificate for Alexander's marriage to Agnes Murphy lists his mother as Elizabeth Hutchison, as does his death certificate. [1]
    Children 
    +1. Alexander Magowan Buchanan,   b. 28 July 1859, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 October 1934, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Margaret Magowan,   b. 7 May 1869, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 October 1952, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Elizabeth Hutchison Magown,   b. 21 November 1875, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 April 1949, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F52133  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DEATH: (image downloaded July 16, 2003)
      1900. Deaths in the District of Irvine in the County of Ayr.
      No. 67
      Alexander McGown, Ship Carpenter, Widower of Elizabeth Buchanan *
      1900 February Twenty-fourth 9h 0 m a.m. Cunningham Combination Poorhouse, Irvine
      Male
      68 years
      Father: Alexander McGown, General Labourer (deceased)
      Mother: Elizabeth McGown M.S. Hutchison (deceased)
      Cause of death: Debility as Cert. by Charles Auld M.D.
      Informant: Jno. Williamson, Governor's Clerk
      Registered: 1900 February 27th at Irvine
      (signed) James Gilmour, Registrar

      * Alexander's wife is Janet Buchanan. His previous wife, Agnes Murphy, is not mentioned on the death certificate. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2020] GEDCOM file titled “Rankin August 2008.ged”, submitted by Bill Rankin.


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