McGowan

Descendants of John McGowan Sr.

Submitted by Barbara SheaBarbar

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN MCGOWAN SR was born November 19, 1818 in Kilmegan Parish County Down Ireland, and died November 19, 1896 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married ELIZABETH TORDIFF July 11, 1857 in St. Mary’s Church Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio, daughter of JOSEPH TORDIFF and SARAH BURROWS. She was born January 25, 1837 in Auckland, St. Andrew, Durham, England, and died June 28, 1915 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOHN MCGOWAN SR:
Burial: St Mary Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Occupation: Coal Miner

More About ELIZABETH TORDIFF:
Burial: St Mary’s Cemetery Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Christening: St James, Whitehaven, Cumberland Engand
Immigration: 1849, England to Quebec to New York Then about 1854 to Ohio

Children of JOHN SR and ELIZABETH TORDIFF are:
2. i. JOHN MCGOWAN2 JR, b. March 13, 1858, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. May 26, 1926, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.
3. ii. SARAH MCGOWAN, b. March 04, 1860, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. May 13, 1941, Lawrence County, Ohio.
iii. LORIMUM MCGOWAN, b. September 01, 1863; d. October 02, 1863.
4. iv. JOSEPH X. MCGOWAN, b. Bet. 1864 – 1866, Kentucky; d. 1942, Ohio.
v. JAMES MCGOWAN, b. April 16, 1867; d. 1947.
vi. ELIZABETH MCGOWAN, b. November 07, 1869; d. 194?

vii. HENRY MCGOWAN, b. September 06, 1872; d. January 19, 1903.

More About HENRY MCGOWAN:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Smallpox
Occupation: Coal miner

5. viii. BERNARD MCGOWAN, b. March 01, 1875, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. May 24, 1962, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.
ix. WILLIAM XAVIER MCGOWAN, b. November 27, 1880; d. January 26, 1881.
x. WILLIAM MCGOWAN JR, b. 1882.

Generation No. 2

2. JOHN MCGOWAN2 JR (JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born March 13, 1858 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died May 26, 1926 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married MARY THERESA HOLTZ May 20, 1879 in St. Mary’s Church Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio, daughter of MICHAEL HOLTZ and THERESA WEBER. She was born March 19, 1860 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died January 28, 1939 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOHN MCGOWAN JR:
Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Congestive Heart Failure (Dropsy)

More About MARY THERESA HOLTZ:
Burial: St Mary Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Interesting item: Marriage license gives name as Nart Loetz

Children of JOHN JR and MARY HOLTZ are:
i. JOHN3 MCGOWAN, b. May 21, 1879, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. May 21, 1879, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOHN MCGOWAN:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Stillborn

ii. JOSEPH MCGOWAN, b. July 16, 1880, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. June 08, 1881, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOSEPH MCGOWAN:
Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

iii. JAMES MCGOWAN, b. May 14, 1882, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. February 25, 1883, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.
iv. MARY ELIZABETH MCGOWAN, b. March 27, 1884, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. January 31, 1977, Millersburg, Ohio.

More About MARY ELIZABETH MCGOWAN:
Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Heart Attack
Occupation: Housekeeper for Priests.

6. v. ROSE ANNE MCGOWAN, b. August 16, 1886, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. October 11, 1921, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.
vi. SARAH URSULA MCGOWAN, b. December 15, 1888, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. February 27, 1965, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About SARAH URSULA MCGOWAN:
Burial: St Mary Cemetery Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Sun Stroke
Occupation: Housekeeper for priests Later a farmer

vii. ELIZABETH CATHERINE (AUNT LIZZIE) MCGOWAN, b. June 15, 1891, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. May 31, 1967, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About ELIZABETH CATHERINE (AUNT LIZZIE) MCGOWAN:
Burial: St Mary Cemetery Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Stroke
Occupation: Clerk Hannan’s Grocery
Special Talent: Played organ St. Mary’s Church

7. viii. ANNA CLARE MCGOWAN, b. October 15, 1893, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. March 08, 1928, Marting Hospital, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio at 1 AM.
ix. AGNES CECILIA MCGOWAN, b. February 19, 1899, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. April 28, 1901, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio.
8. x. GERTRUDE FRANCES MCGOWAN, b. June 20, 1902, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. January 16, 1988, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

3. SARAH2 MCGOWAN (JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born March 04, 1860 in Lawrence County, Ohio, and died May 13, 1941 in Lawrence County, Ohio. She married JOSEPH MICHAEL HOLTZ May 06, 1884 in Lawrence County, Ohio, son of MICHAEL HOLTZ and THERESA WEBER. He was born December 11, 1857 in Lawrence County, Ohio, and died July 26, 1937 in Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About SARAH MCGOWAN:
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

More About JOSEPH MICHAEL HOLTZ:
Burial: July 28, 1937, Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Dysentery
Occupation: Coal Miner

Children of SARAH MCGOWAN and JOSEPH HOLTZ are:
i. ELIZABETH H.3 HOLTZ, b. August 1885, Coal Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. 1928, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

More About ELIZABETH H. HOLTZ:
Date born 2: August 1885
Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

9. ii. JOHN JOSEPH HOLTZ, b. July 15, 1890, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. September 15, 1975, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.
10. iii. MARY AGNES HOLTZ, b. September 05, 1897, Coal Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. July 1990, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

4. JOSEPH X.2 MCGOWAN (JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born Bet. 1864 – 1866 in Kentucky, and died 1942 in Ohio. He married ROSE HOLTZ, daughter of MICHAEL HOLTZ and THERESA WEBER. She was born 1865 in Kentucky, and died April 27, 1912 in Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOSEPH X. MCGOWAN:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Sclerosis

More About ROSE HOLTZ:
Date born 2: 1864
Burial: St Mary Cemetery Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Mitral insufficiency

Children of JOSEPH MCGOWAN and ROSE HOLTZ are:
11. i. JOHN M.3 MCGOWAN, b. June 29, 1888, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. October 05, 1918, Camp Sherman Ohio.
ii. JOANNA MCGOWAN, b. 1889; m. EDWARD CECIL MARTIN.
iii. JOSEPH ALBERT MCGOWAN, b. July 25, 1890, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. March 18, 1891, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOSEPH ALBERT MCGOWAN:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Measles

iv. CHRISTOPHER W. MCGOWAN, b. January 07, 1892, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. June 22, 1942, Wellson Ohio.

More About CHRISTOPHER W. MCGOWAN:
Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Coal Mine Collapse
Military service: Corporal Company D 39th Infantry Entered service September 19, 1917, Camp Taylor, served in France, wounded twice.
Occupation: Coal Miner

12. v. ANDREW JACKSON MCGOWAN, b. November 06, 1893, Ohio; d. 1951, Ohio.
vi. FREDERICK A. MCGOWAN, b. August 01, 1896, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. July 02, 1964, Ohio.

More About FREDERICK A. MCGOWAN:
Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Military service: WW I 25 Company 7 Training Bn 158
Murder Trial: Age 19, acquitted in the murder of mine boss George Gallagher 1915. 3 other men convicted
Occupation: Coal Miner

vii. CATHERINE MCGOWAN, b. December 13, 1898, New Castle Ohio; d. Buckholtz Ohio.
13. viii. DOROTHY ELIZABETH MCGOWAN, b. September 01, 1902; d. March 29, 1969, Wellson Ohio.
ix. CHARLES FRANCIS MCGOWAN, b. December 23, 1906, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. May 05, 1978; m. ANNA MARIE GRIESTER.

5. BERNARD2 MCGOWAN (JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born March 01, 1875 in Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died May 24, 1962 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married ALICE BARRETT September 29, 1914 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. She was born 1884, and died June 24, 1950.

More About ALICE BARRETT:
Burial: June 27, 1950, St Mary’s Cemetery Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio

Child of BERNARD MCGOWAN and ALICE BARRETT is:
i. INFANT3 MCGOWAN, b. September 04, 1924; d. September 04, 1924.

Generation No. 3

6. ROSE ANNE3 MCGOWAN (JOHN MCGOWAN2 JR, JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born August 16, 1886 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died October 11, 1921 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio. She married LEONARD FERDINAND SCHWAB JR September 29, 1908 in St. Mary’s Church, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio. He was born August 16, 1883 in Ironton Ohio, and died 1956.

More About ROSE ANNE MCGOWAN:
Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Hemmorage from miscarriage

Children of ROSE MCGOWAN and LEONARD JR are:
i. MARY MARGARET4 SCHWAB, b. 1908, New Castle Ohio; d. November 01, 1921.

More About MARY MARGARET SCHWAB:
Burial: St Mary Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Diptheria

ii. AMELIA SOPHIA SCHWAB, b. April 21, 1912, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. July 23, 1996.

More About AMELIA SOPHIA SCHWAB:
Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio

iii. LEONARD FERDINAND SCHWAB, b. October 03, 1914; d. February 06, 2001; m. BEATRICE SCHWAMBERGER; b. October 14, 1919.
iv. ROSE BARBARA SCHWAB, b. November 02, 1916, New Castle Ohio.

More About ROSE BARBARA SCHWAB:
Burial: St Mary Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio

v. JOHN FRANCIS SCHWAB, b. March 28, 1919, New Castle Ohio; m. MARGARET BOLL; b. August 08, 1920.

7. ANNA CLARE3 MCGOWAN (JOHN MCGOWAN2 JR, JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born October 15, 1893 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died March 08, 1928 in Marting Hospital, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio at 1 AM. She married KILLIAN AMBROSE LUTZ June 27, 1917 in St. Mary’s Church Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio, son of KILLIAN LUTZ and BARBARA KIENINGER. He was born March 04, 1890 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died April 13, 1953 in Hamiliton Park Nursing Home, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

More About ANNA CLARE MCGOWAN:
Burial: St Mary Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Gangrene Bowel Obstruction

More About KILLIAN AMBROSE LUTZ:
Additional Information: Anne Clare McGowan was his first wife.
Burial: April 17, 1953, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Stroke
Military service: World War I Private 1st Class 68th Infantry
Occupation: Miner Belfort Mill

Children of ANNA MCGOWAN and KILLIAN LUTZ are:
i. KILLIAN FRANCIS4 LUTZ, b. May 04, 1918, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. May 13, 1980, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; m. (1) ANN CATHERINE SHEA, July 16, 1945, Sacred Heart Church Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; b. March 05, 1919, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; d. March 26, 1997, OSU Hospital Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; m. (2) ELIZABETH CLAIRE (BETTY) WADE, April 17, 1968, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; b. February 12, 1928, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About KILLIAN FRANCIS LUTZ:
Burial: Funeral Mass St. Lawrence o’Toole Church Woodland Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Heart Attack
Divorced: 1967, From Ann Shea, first wife

Military service: WW II 1942 Enlisted Army Air Corps Worked in defense plant–turret gunner. 1945 Plane shot down over Nothern Italy, marched to prison camp in Germany.

ii. JOHN JOSEPH LUTZ, b. October 02, 1921, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. February 01, 1982, Jackson, Michigan; m. (1) HILDA, January 07, 1943, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; m. (2) HELEN TALBERT, May 10, 1959, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; b. Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; d. Michigan.

More About JOHN JOSEPH LUTZ:
Burial: February 05, 1982, Funeral Mass St. John Catholic Church
Pherdum Cemetery Jackson Michigan
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Heart Attack
Godparents: Anthony Lutz, Sarah McGowan
IMilitary service: Cook, U. S. Army WW II 3 years

iii. VINCENT ANTHONY LUTZ, b. March 14, 1923, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. September 09, 1999, Columbus Georgia; m. (1) BETTY; m. (2) MITSUYO WASHIZUMI (MITZI), Japan; b. May 25, 1936, Osaka, Japan; d. August 07, 1993, San Dimas, California.

More About VINCENT ANTHONY LUTZ:
Additional Information: Combat Inf Badge, Bronze Star, Army Commission Ribbon, Good Conduct Ribbon w/4 stars, National Defense Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal (4 Bronze Stars), Viet Campaign, WW II Victory Medal, Occupation of Japan Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and others
Burial: Main Post Cemetery, Fort Benning Georgia
Godparents: John and Elizabeth McGowan
Military service: Retired Staff Sgt. U. S. Army WW II Germany, Italy Korean War Viet NamWar
Occupation: U. S. Army

iv. MARY BARBARA LUTZ, b. April 29, 1925, New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. December 04, 2000; m. JOHN FRANCIS HALLIGAN, June 18, 1955, Portsmouth Ohio
More About MARY BARBARA LUTZ:
Burial: December 07, 2000, Funeral Mass St. Anne Church Beaumont TX Forest Lawn Cemetery

v. ROSE ANNE LUTZ,m. EMMETT EDWARD WALKER,

GERTRUDE FRANCES3 MCGOWAN (JOHN MCGOWAN2 JR, JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born June 20, 1902 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died January 16, 1988 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. She married FREDERICK A. KLINE SR October 24, 1928 in St. Mary’s Church, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio. He was born 1902 in Pine Creek, Ohio, and died 1985 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About GERTRUDE FRANCES MCGOWAN:
Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Heart Attack

More About FREDERICK A. KLINE SR:
Burial: Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

9. JOHN JOSEPH3 HOLTZ (SARAH2 MCGOWAN, JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born July 15, 1890 in Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died September 15, 1975 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married MARY ELLEN COMPLIMENT, daughter of WILLIAM COMPLIMENT and ELLEN SCHERER. She was born May 30, 1891 in Coal Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died July 02, 1970 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOHN JOSEPH HOLTZ:
Date born 2: July 15, 1890
Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

ii. MARY KATHERINE HOLTZ, b. August 05, 1915; d. September 30, 1994; m. ROBERT CARLEY.
iii. MARGUERITE FRANCES HOLTZ, b. October 05, 1919, Ironton Ohio; d. July 10, 1959, Tiffin Ohio; m. ROBERT ARTHUR MOYER.
iv. JOHN HOLTZ, b. July 08, 1921, Ironton Ohio; d. July 09, 1921, Ironton Ohio.

More About JOHN HOLTZ:
Burial: Calvary Cemetary Ironton Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Premature birth

v. DOROTHY MAE HOLTZ, b. May 13, 1922, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. April 07, 1958, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; m. GEORGE W. BROWN; b. 1923, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About DOROTHY MAE HOLTZ:
Burial: Calvary Cemetary Ironton Ohio

vi. EUGENE EDWARD HOLTZ, b. July 27, 1924, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. December 29, 1965, Bloomfield Ohio; m. TWILLA; b. 1918, Approximate year.
vii. CHRISTINE ANN HOLTZ, b. September 14, 1926, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. February 05, 1983, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.
viii. FRANKLIN ROBERT HOLTZ, b. January 21, 1934, Ohio; d. July 1985; m. MAUREEN FRIEL, Holy Family Ashland KY; b. September 24, 1942.

More About FRANKLIN ROBERT HOLTZ:
Burial: Calvary Cemetary Ironton Ohio
Military service: U. S. Army Korean War

10. MARY AGNES3 HOLTZ (SARAH2 MCGOWAN, JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born September 05, 1897 in Coal Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died July 1990 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. She married WILLIAM CANNON Aft. 1915. He was born September 1897.

More About MARY AGNES HOLTZ:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Cancer

11. JOHN M.3 MCGOWAN (JOSEPH X.2, JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born June 29, 1888 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died October 05, 1918 in Camp Sherman Ohio. He married EDNA MARTIN.

More About JOHN M. MCGOWAN:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Broncho Pneumonia
Military service: 13th Company 4th Training Battallion Private Camp Sherman. Died while serving his country

Child of JOHN MCGOWAN and EDNA MARTIN is:
i. WILLIAM JOSEPH4 MCGOWAN, b. July 08, 1914; d. October 30, 1916.

12. ANDREW JACKSON3 MCGOWAN (JOSEPH X.2, JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born November 06, 1893 in Ohio, and died 1951 in Ohio.

More About ANDREW JACKSON MCGOWAN:
Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pine Grove, Lawrence County, Ohio
Military service: Private 1st Class Company B 28th Infantry
Occupation: Laborer

Child of ANDREW JACKSON MCGOWAN is:
i. CELIA4 MCGOWAN.

13. DOROTHY ELIZABETH3 MCGOWAN (JOSEPH X.2, JOHN MCGOWAN1 SR) was born September 01, 1902, and died March 29, 1969 in Wellson Ohio. She married WALTERCORNELIUS HUNLEY. He was born 1897, and died 1944 in Wellson Ohio.