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Wilson Relations:  McGovern Family

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John McGovern (1855-1930): m. Dovie Ola Shytle (1873-1922)
  • 24 June 1870, res. 13th Civil District, Nashville P.O., Thomas McGovern 40 works for city Ireland, Ellen 40 Ireland, Phillip 15 PA, Susan 12 PA, John 10 PA, Patrick 6 TN [USA, 1870 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 5 June 1880, res. 192 N Market St, Nashville, Tom McGovern 50 laborer Ireland, Ellen 48 Ireland, Oney 25 hackman 25 Ireland, Philip 23 barkeeper PA, Susan 18 PA, John 17 tinner PA [USA, 1880 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 1894, "McGovern John, wks L&NRR, h 1109 N Market ... Owen, h 1109 N Market [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1895, "McGovern John, wks L&NRR, h 1109 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1896, "McGovern John, wks NC&StLRy, h 1109 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 12 June 1900, res. 1004 College St, Nashville, 4th Ward, John McGovern 39 switchman PA, sis Ora 26 NY [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 17 Apr. 1910, res. 1120 Demonbreun St, Nashville, John McGovern 50 switchman PA, Dovie 35 NC, Ellen 3 TN, nephew Willie Ford 19 wood worker KY [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 2 Jan. 1920, res. 608 Demonbreun St, Nashville, 7th Ward, John McGovern 63 switchman PA, Ola 35 NC, Ellen 13 TN, Katie 8 TN, lodger James W Fields 36 painter TN, lodger Goldie D 34 TN, lodger Mary D Moore 13 TN, lodger James Swats 35 railroad engineer TN, Margaret 16 TN, lodger Louise Jones 24 TN, lodger Oscar 28 chauffeur TN, lodger Maggie Hitt 19 TN, lodger Edward Miller 20 auto mechanic TN, lodger Mary E 18 dry goods store model TN [USA, 1920 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 4 Apr. 1930, res. 823 17th Ave So., Nashville, 10th Ward, John McGovern wd 76 PA, son-in-law William Morgan 20 shoe salesman NC, dau Katherine 19 TN, dau Mary E McGovern 23 TN [USA, 1930 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 5 Apr. 1930, John McGovern, widower, switchman, died 5 Apr. 1930 at his residence 823 17th Ave So, Nashville, age 76, of carcinoma of stomach, born Pennsylvania, parents unknown, buried 8 Apr. 1930 at Calvary Cemetery [Tennessee, Death Registrations]
  • 7 Apr. 1930, "McGovern - Saturday evening at 10 o'clock, April 5, 1930, at his home, 823 Seventeenth Ave., South, John McGovern age 76 years. Survived by daughters, Mrs. W.H. Morgan and Miss Ellen McGovern of Nashville, brother Phil McGovern of Harselle, Ala. Remains are at the parlors of Roesch-Johnson-Charlton Company, 1529 Broadway. Requiem high mass at the Cathedral of the Incarnation tomorrow (Tuesday) morning at 9 o'clock. The following will serve as pallbearers: Honorary - L.G. Waldrop, A.T. Hamilton, F.H. Benjamin, T.L. Enoch, P.J. Geary and Ben Weinstein. Active will be employees of the Nashville Terminal. Interment at Calvary Cemetery." [Tennessee, Nashville, either Nashville Banner or Nashville Tennessean]
  • 1930, John McGovern in single row B space 42 [Nashville TN, Mount Calvary Cemetery, Records]
Kate McGovern (c1851-1902): m. John W. Cook (c1850--)
  • 5 June 1880, res. 364 N Vine St, Nashville, 9th Ward, James Cook 59 laborer TN, Martha 54 VA, dau Ann Emory 36 TN, James Cook 33 machine shop worker TN, John W 30 harness maker TN, dauL Kate 28 PA, gd Mary 1 TN, dau Mary Jane 24 dressmaker TN, Eugene 18 blacksmith TN, Luther 15 TN [USA, 1880 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 29 Oct. 1897, "DIED ... McGOVERN - At the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J.W. Cook, corner of Nassau and Buchanan streets, Thursday eve at 3:35 o'clock, Mrs. Ellen McGovern, in the 86th year of her age. She leaves two sons and two daughters. Funeral from above residence Sunday at 2 p.m. Services at Church of the Assumption at 2:30, to which friends and acquaintances are invited. Burial at Mt. Calvary. Carriages at Wilson & Slowey's." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville American]
  • 1 June 1900, res. Spruce St, Nashville, 1st Ward, John W Cook 60 collar maker TN, Katie 58 PA, James E 18 restaurant clerk TN, Katie 9 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 24 Nov. 1902, "DIED COOK - Sunday at 12:30 p.m., Nov. 23, 1902, at her residence, No. 1322 North Spruce street, Kate, wife of John W. Cook, aged 40 years. Funeral services at the Church of the Assumption to-morrow (Tuesday) morning at 9 o'clock, Nov. 25, 1902, with requiem high mass. Remains will be placed in vault at Mt. Calvary. Carriages from Wiles & Karsch's." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville American]
Owen McGovern (c1849-1894)
  • 28 Sep. 1849, ship 'John-Hancock', "T. McGoven 20 M, Ellen 25 F, O." [New York, New York, Passenger Lists]
  • 20 Nov. 1850, res. Ransom Twp, Thomas McGolphin 30 laborer Ireland, Ellen 28 Ireland, Owen 1 Ireland [USA, 1850 Census, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County]
  • 1880, "McGovern, John, laborer, bds 192 N Market ... McGovern, Ownie, laborer, bds 192 N Market ... McGovern, Philip, laborer, bds 192 N Market ... McGovern, Thomas, corporation laborer, h 192 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Directory]
  • 5 June 1880, res. 192 N Market St, Nashville, Tom McGovern 50 laborer Ireland, Ellen 48 Ireland, Oney 25 hackman 25 Ireland, Philip 23 barkeeper PA, Susan 18 PA, John 17 tinner PA [USA, 1880 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 1884, "McGovern John, bds 162 N Market ... McGovern Owen, bds 162 N Market ... McGovern Philip, wks L&NRR, bds 162 N Market ... McGovern Thomas, laborer, h 162 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Directory]
  • 1889, "McGovern Ellen Mrs, h 422 Line ... John, wks L&NRR, bds 422 Line ... Owen, bar keeper 705 N College, bds 422 Line ... McGovern Philip, wks L&NRR, bds 422 Line ... Susie Miss, bds 422 Line" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1891, "McGovern Ellen, widow Thomas, bds 447 N Market ... John, wks L&NRR, bds 447 N Market ... Owen, barkeeper, bds 447 N Market ... Philip, flagman L&NRR, bds 447 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1893, "McGovern Ellen, widow Thomas, h 217 Jackson ... John, wks L&NRR, bds 217 Jackson ... Owen, barkeeper 705 N College, bds 217 Jackson" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 19 May 1894, "DIED. McGOVERN - At 4:40 o'clock last evening, at the residence of his mother, 1109 North Market street, OWEN McGOVERN, aged 49 years. Burial from residence as above at 2 p.m. Sunday, the 20th inst., to which friends are respectfully invited. Services at the Church of the Assumption. Burial at Mt. Calvary." [Tennessee, Nashville, Daily American]
Philip McGovern (1852-1936): m. Julia Ann Woodall (1862-1946)
  • 24 June 1870, res. 13th Civil District, Nashville P.O., Thomas McGovern 40 works for city Ireland, Ellen 40 Ireland, Phillip 15 PA, Susan 12 PA, John 10 PA, Patrick 6 TN [USA, 1870 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 5 June 1880, res. 192 N Market St, Nashville, Tom McGovern 50 laborer Ireland, Ellen 48 Ireland, Oney 25 hackman 25 Ireland, Philip 23 barkeeper PA, Susan 18 PA, John 17 tinner PA [USA, 1880 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 23 June 1900, res. Hartselle Pct, Philip McGovern 56 farmer PA, Julia A 38 AL, stepson Edward J Andrews 16 AL [USA, 1900 Census, Alabama, Morgan County]
  • 26 Apr. 1910, res. Decatur Rd, Hartselle, Phillip P McGovern 56 farmer PA, Julia A 47 AL, gs Willie B Vest 10 farm laborer AL [USA, 1910 Census, Alabama, Morgan County]
  • 13 Feb. 1920, res. Hartselle Pct, Phil McGovern 60 farmer AL, Kate 54 AL [USA, 1920 Census, Alabama, Morgan County]
  • 7 Apr. 1930, "McGovern - Saturday evening at 10 o'clock, April 5, 1930, at his home, 823 Seventeenth Ave., South, John McGovern age 76 years. Survived by daughters, Mrs. W.H. Morgan and Miss Ellen McGovern of Nashville, brother Phil McGovern of Harselle, Ala. Remains are at the parlors of Roesch-Johnson-Charlton Company, 1529 Broadway. Requiem high mass at the Cathedral of the Incarnation tomorrow (Tuesday) morning at 9 o'clock. The following will serve as pallbearers: Honorary - L.G. Waldrop, A.T. Hamilton, F.H. Benjamin, T.L. Enoch, P.J. Geary and Ben Weinstein. Active will be employees of the Nashville Terminal. Interment at Calvary Cemetery." [Tennessee, Nashville, either Nashville Banner or Nashville Tennessean]
  • 7 Apr. 1930, res. B Line Hwy, Hartselle, Philip McGovern 76 farmer PA, Julia A 68 AL [USA, 1930 Census, Alabama, Morgan County]
  • 6 Feb. 1936, "Uncle Phil McGovern Died Tuesday Evening. P.M. McGovern, 84, affectionately known to many friends as 'Uncle Phil' died at his home on Hartselle Route 1 Tuesday following a five weeks illness of pneumonia. Mr. McGovern was a native of Pennsylvania, but had made his home in Morgan county for many years and was one of the most beloved citizens of the county. He was a devout member of the Methodist church and a faithful worker in the Knights of Pythias lodge. Surviving are his wife; one daughter, Mrs. J.E. Parker, of Decatur Route 2; four nieces; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and a host of friends. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Moss' Chapel by Rev. R.S. Rains and Rev. D.W. Burson and interment was made in the Moss' chapel cemetery with Peck directing. The following members of the Hartselle Knights of Pythias lodge acted as pallbearers: F.M. Speake, W.M. Puryear, D.W. McNeill, W.V. Pattillo, S.M. Nelson and Cecil Johnson." [Alabama, Hartselle, Hartselle Enquirer]
  • 1946, "Annie McGovern 1862-1946; P.M. McGovern 1852-1936" [Alabama, Hartselle, Moss Chapel Cemetery, Inscriptions]
Thomas McGovern (c1830-1888) Ellen Roundtree (c1832-1897)
  • 28 Sep. 1849, ship 'John-Hancock', "T. McGoven 20 M, Ellen 25 F, O." [New York, New York, Passenger Lists]
  • 20 Nov. 1850, res. Ransom Twp, Thomas McGolphin 30 laborer Ireland, Ellen 28 Ireland, Owen 1 Ireland [USA, 1850 Census, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County]
  • 1867, "McGovern Thomas, lab h s s Jefferson opp Rumerkorf's garden" [Tennessee, Nashville, King's Nashville City Directory]
  • 1868, "McGovern Thos. lab s s Jefferson n of Clay" [Tennessee, Nashville, King's Nashville City Directory]
  • 24 June 1870, res. 13th Civil District, Nashville P.O., Thomas McGovern 40 works for city Ireland, Ellen 40 Ireland, Phillip 15 PA, Susan 12 PA, John 10 PA, Patrick 6 TN [USA, 1870 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 1871, "McGovern Tom, lab h c Line and Clay" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1872, "McGovern Thomas, lab h 37 Line" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1875, "McGovern, Thomas, lab, h 37 Line." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 9 Aug. 1877, "DIED ... McGOVERN - At 2:30 A.M. yesterday, EDDY, son of Thomas and Ellen McGovern, aged 11 years and 8[?] months. The funeral will take place at the Cathedral at 4 o'clock this afternoon. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend." [Tennessee, Nashville, Daily American]
  • 1877, Patrick Edward McGovern, name on record but no gravesite [Tennessee, Nashville, Mount Calvary Cemetery, Records]
  • 1878, "McGovern, Thomas, laborer, h 247 N Market." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville and Edgefield Directory]
  • 1880, "McGovern, John, laborer, bds 192 N Market ... McGovern, Ownie, laborer, bds 192 N Market ... McGovern, Philip, laborer, bds 192 N Market ... McGovern, Thomas, corporation laborer, h 192 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Directory]
  • 5 June 1880, res. 192 N Market St, Nashville, Tom McGovern 50 laborer Ireland, Ellen 48 Ireland, Oney 25 hackman 25 Ireland, Philip 23 barkeeper PA, Susan 18 PA, John 17 tinner PA [USA, 1880 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 1881, "McGovern, Thomas, city laborer, h 192 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Directory]
  • 1882, "McGovern, Thomas, laborer, h 280 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Directory]
  • 1883, "McGovern John, wks L&NRR, bds 201 N Market ... McGovern Philip, wks L&NRR, bds 201 N Market ... McGovern Thomas, laborer, h 162 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Directory]
  • 1884, "McGovern John, bds 162 N Market ... McGovern Owen, bds 162 N Market ... McGovern Philip, wks L&NRR, bds 162 N Market ... McGovern Thomas, laborer, h 162 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Directory]
  • 1887, "McGovern Thomas, laborer, h 327 Treutlan" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 17 Dec. 1888, "DIED. McGOVERN. - THOS. McGOVERN, at his residence, No. 422 Line street, aged 75 years. Funeral from residence at 1:30 p.m. Services at the Cathedral at 2 p.m., Dec. 17. Friends invited to attend." [Nashville TN Daily American]
  • 1889, "McGovern Ellen Mrs, h 422 Line ... John, wks L&NRR, bds 422 Line ... Owen, bar keeper 705 N College, bds 422 Line ... McGovern Philip, wks L&NRR, bds 422 Line ... Susie Miss, bds 422 Line" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1891, "McGovern Ellen, widow Thomas, bds 447 N Market ... John, wks L&NRR, bds 447 N Market ... Owen, barkeeper, bds 447 N Market ... Philip, flagman L&NRR, bds 447 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1893, "McGovern Ellen, widow Thomas, h 217 Jackson ... John, wks L&NRR, bds 217 Jackson ... Owen, barkeeper 705 N College, bds 217 Jackson" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 1897, "McGovern Jennie, widow Thomas, h 1109 N Market ... McGovern John, bds 1109 N Market" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 29 Oct. 1897, "DIED ... McGOVERN - At the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J.W. Cook, corner of Nassau and Buchanan streets, Thursday eve at 3:35 o'clock, Mrs. Ellen McGovern, in the 86th year of her age. She leaves two sons and two daughters. Funeral from above residence Sunday at 2 p.m. Services at Church of the Assumption at 2:30, to which friends and acquaintances are invited. Burial at Mt. Calvary. Carriages at Wilson & Slowey's." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville American]
  • 1897, Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee (records: Ellen McGovern in single, 3rd line [Tennessee, Nashville, Mount Calvary Cemetery, Records]
  • 1898, "McGovern Ellen, died October 28, 1897" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville City Directory]
  • 4 Nov. 1907, Susan Ford, died 4 Nov. 1907 at 1115 10 Ave. North, 2nd Ward, of uterine cancer, widow, housekeeper, born 13 Dec. 1864 in Pennsylvania, parents Thos McGoveran & Elen Roundtree, both born in Ireland, informant Mrs. J G Wilson of 1706 Arthur Ave., buried 7 Nov. 1907 at Mt. Olivet [Tennessee, Nashville, Death Registrations]