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Subject: Fwd: re McGowans
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 10:04:08 +0100 (BST)


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> From: (george mcgowan)
> Sent: Thu Jun 10 23:51:25 BST 2004
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> Subject: re McGowans
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> hi Rosie, thank you for your reply to my listing about the new book.
> Suetonius McGowan was the son of major general john McGowan AND Maria de-Cruz
> born in Bengal INDIA 1775 accd. to his cadet papers. John AND Mary as she was known had several other children.
> 1.KATHERINE B.14/3/1766 AT MADRAS 2.MARY B.? MAR.17/8/1802 AT FT. ST. GEORGE MADRAS TO CAPT.EDWARD HUNT.
> 3.SUETONIUS B.1775 AT BENGAL MAR ? DIED CHUNAR 27/5/1798 had 3 children 4.JESSIE DAUT.DIED ON THE WINTERTN 20/8/1792. REURNING TO INDIA AFTER
> SPENDING 9 YEARS IN ENGLAND WITH HER BROTHER SUETONIUS FOR THEIR EDUCATION.THEY CAME TO ENGLAND ON THE SUPRIZE IN 1783 WITH THEIR FATHER JOHN MCGOWAN WHO WAS ON FURLOUGH AFTER HE LEFT THEM HERE WITH RELATIONS HE RETURNED TO INDIA OVERLAND WITH PERIGRINE TREVES AND 2 LADIES TREVES WAS A FRIEND OF K.GEORGE 4TH. THEN PRINCE OF WALES THE SUPRIZE BERTHED IN LIMERICK IRELAND IN 1783 FROM THHERE JOHN MCGOWAN TRAVELLED WITH HIS CHILDREN TO LONDON BY STAGE COACH AND OFCOURSE BY PACKET HE HAD COME TO LONDON ON ACCOUNT OF HIS EYE SIGHT ALSO FAMILY AFFAIRS TO DO WITH HIS CHILDRENS WELFARE AND EDUCATION. HE HAD A HOUSE IN LONDON I SAW IT IN THE 1950S BUT WAS TOO UNG TO REMEMBER WHERE IT WAS IT HAD A PLAQUE SAYING GENERAL JOHN MCGOWAN LIVED THERE AND THE DATE TYPICAL 3 STORY GEORGIAN HOUSE HE ALSO BROUGHT ARMY INTELLIGENCE FROM GENERAL SIR EYRE COOTES TO LORD NORTH. SORRY ABOUT THIS DIVERSION.
> 5.JOHN DIED 1841 SEE LUBBOCKS OPIUM CLIPPERS HE WAS A SHIPS MASTER ALSO A MERCHANT THIS COULD BE YOUR FREDRICK MCGOWAN FATHER 6. EDWARD B. BARRACKPORE 1792 BAPT.DEC 1797 D.6/2/1860 JERUSALEM MAR.1ST
> MARY B.1789 FRANCE D.EXETER ENGLAND 26/2/1839 BUR DIX FIELD EXETER MOTHER OF
> FREDRIC McGowan MAJOR GENERAL BOMBAY ARMY 13 NATIVE INFANTRY B.8/3/1821 PARIS FRANCE MAR. MARIA ANNETTA A MALTA LADY FREDRIC DIED 12/8/1886 BURIED MALTA THEIR CHILDREN FREDRIC A MCGOWAN TERESA MCGOWAN FLORNCE H MCGOWAN ALL BORN IN BOMBAY B.1841 B.1846 B.1849 EDWARD MCGOWAN 2ND MARRIAGE TO FRANCIS COOKE (YARBOROUGH)
> NO CHILDREN FROM THIS MARRIAGE. EDWARD MCGOWAN WAS GEORGE TAYLOR-- WARD FAMOUS FOR POOR LAWS FATHER OF SIR HENRY TAYLOR GEORGE TAYLOR WEALTHY LAND OWNER IN DURAHAM EDWARD FIRST EDUCATED AT SCORTON YORK THEN AT OXFORD AND CAMBERIDGE SEE VENNS HE BECAME DR.EDWARD MCGOWAN MD PRACTICED IN EXETER BEFORE THAT IN FRANCE POSSIBBLY TENDED THE WOUNDED AFTER WATERLOO HE MARRIED HIS 1ST WIFE MARY AND HIS SON FREDRIC WAS BORN IN PARIS BAPT. AT THE EMBASSY CHURCH DR. EDWARD MCGOWAN BECAME MAYOR OF EXETER THEN BEGAN MISSIONARY WORK IN PALESTINE WITH THE SOC FOR PROPOGATING THE GOSPEL TO THE JEWS AT CHRIST CHURCH JERUSALEM WHILE THERE HE MET KING EDWARD 7TH HE WAS INCHARGE OF THE MISSION HOSPITAL I HAVE MANY OF HIS LETTERS BOUND HE IS BURIED IN JERUSALEM THIS IS JUST A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY MCGOWAN FAMILY HOPE THIS IS OF INTEREST TO YOU PLEASE SEND ME DETAILS OF
> JOHN MCGOWAN AND DORETHEA AND FREDRIC AND HIS SIBLINGS
> AS FOR NAMES MANY MCGOWANS USE SURNAMES OF THEIR FEMALE RELATIVES FOR INSTANCE
>
> MY NAME IS GEORGE ERNEST SAMUEL FRENCH MCGOWAN
> FRENCH BEING SURNAME OF MY GRAND MOTHER LILY FLORENCE FRENCH DESCENDED FROM CAPT.RICHARD FRENCH WHOSE FATHER WAS RICHARD FRENCH LORD MAYOR OF DUBLIN SEE BURKS IRISH LANDED FAMILIES HIS MOTHER WAS CATHERINE FRENCH WHO WAS HIS FATHERS 1ST COUSIN
> MY FATHER WAS GEORGE SWEDENBORG FRENCH MCGOWAN NAMED BECAUSE THE MCGOWANS FOLLOWED THE TEACHINGS OF EMMANUAL SWEDENBORG IE SUETONIUS 2ND WROTE TRUTHS REVEALED AND HIS SON JOHN BERNARD MCGOWAN WAS A BISHOP OF THE NEW CHURCH IN ALLAHABAD HIS SON RALPH SAMUEL KNOWN AS S.R.MCGOWAN BAPT. AS SAMUEL RALPH MCGOWAN
> MY UNCLES KENNETH FRENCH MCGOWAN FAMILY IN AUSTRALIA
> OLCOTT FRENCH MCGOWAN FAMILY IN CANADA
> ALL BEST WISHES TO YOU AND YOURS
> GEORGE E.S.F.MCGOWAN
> PS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO POST THIS ON THE LIST IT MAY BE OF USE TO OTHER MCGOWANS
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hi Rosie, thank you for your reply to my listing about the new book.
Suetonius McGowan was the son of major general john McGowan AND Maria de-Cruz
born in Bengal INDIA 1775 accd. to his cadet papers. John AND Mary as she was known had several other children.
1.KATHERINE B.14/3/1766 AT MADRAS 2.MARY B.? MAR.17/8/1802 AT FT. ST. GEORGE MADRAS TO CAPT.EDWARD HUNT.
3.SUETONIUS B.1775 AT BENGAL MAR ? DIED CHUNAR 27/5/1798 had 3 children 4.JESSIE DAUT.DIED ON THE WINTERTN 20/8/1792. REURNING TO INDIA AFTER
SPENDING 9 YEARS IN ENGLAND WITH HER BROTHER SUETONIUS FOR THEIR EDUCATION.THEY CAME TO ENGLAND ON THE SUPRIZE IN 1783 WITH THEIR FATHER JOHN MCGOWAN WHO WAS ON FURLOUGH AFTER HE LEFT THEM HERE WITH RELATIONS HE RETURNED TO INDIA OVERLAND WITH PERIGRINE TREVES AND 2 LADIES TREVES WAS A FRIEND OF K.GEORGE 4TH. THEN PRINCE OF WALES THE SUPRIZE BERTHED IN LIMERICK IRELAND IN 1783 FROM THHERE JOHN MCGOWAN TRAVELLED WITH HIS CHILDREN TO LONDON BY STAGE COACH AND OFCOURSE BY PACKET HE HAD COME TO LONDON ON ACCOUNT OF HIS EYE SIGHT ALSO FAMILY AFFAIRS TO DO WITH HIS CHILDRENS WELFARE AND EDUCATION. HE HAD A HOUSE IN LONDON I SAW IT IN THE 1950S BUT WAS TOO UNG TO REMEMBER WHERE IT WAS IT HAD A PLAQUE SAYING GENERAL JOHN MCGOWAN LIVED THERE AND THE DATE TYPICAL 3 STORY GEORGIAN HOUSE HE ALSO BROUGHT ARMY INTELLIGENCE FROM GENERAL SIR EYRE COOTES TO LORD NORTH. SORRY ABOUT THIS DIVERSION.
5.JOHN DIED 1841 SEE LUBBOCKS OPIUM CLIPPERS HE WAS A SHIPS MASTER ALSO A MERCHANT THIS COULD BE YOUR FREDRICK MCGOWAN FATHER 6. EDWARD B. BARRACKPORE 1792 BAPT.DEC 1797 D.6/2/1860 JERUSALEM MAR.1ST
MARY B.1789 FRANCE D.EXETER ENGLAND 26/2/1839 BUR DIX FIELD EXETER MOTHER OF
FREDRIC McGowan MAJOR GENERAL BOMBAY ARMY 13 NATIVE INFANTRY B.8/3/1821 PARIS FRANCE MAR. MARIA ANNETTA A MALTA LADY FREDRIC DIED 12/8/1886 BURIED MALTA THEIR CHILDREN FREDRIC A MCGOWAN TERESA MCGOWAN FLORNCE H MCGOWAN ALL BORN IN BOMBAY B.1841 B.1846 B.1849 EDWARD MCGOWAN 2ND MARRIAGE TO FRANCIS COOKE (YARBOROUGH)
NO CHILDREN FROM THIS MARRIAGE. EDWARD MCGOWAN WAS GEORGE TAYLOR-- WARD FAMOUS FOR POOR LAWS FATHER OF SIR HENRY TAYLOR GEORGE TAYLOR WEALTHY LAND OWNER IN DURAHAM EDWARD FIRST EDUCATED AT SCORTON YORK THEN AT OXFORD AND CAMBERIDGE SEE VENNS HE BECAME DR.EDWARD MCGOWAN MD PRACTICED IN EXETER BEFORE THAT IN FRANCE POSSIBBLY TENDED THE WOUNDED AFTER WATERLOO HE MARRIED HIS 1ST WIFE MARY AND HIS SON FREDRIC WAS BORN IN PARIS BAPT. AT THE EMBASSY CHURCH DR. EDWARD MCGOWAN BECAME MAYOR OF EXETER THEN BEGAN MISSIONARY WORK IN PALESTINE WITH THE SOC FOR PROPOGATING THE GOSPEL TO THE JEWS AT CHRIST CHURCH JERUSALEM WHILE THERE HE MET KING EDWARD 7TH HE WAS INCHARGE OF THE MISSION HOSPITAL I HAVE MANY OF HIS LETTERS BOUND HE IS BURIED IN JERUSALEM THIS IS JUST A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY MCGOWAN FAMILY HOPE THIS IS OF INTEREST TO YOU PLEASE SEND ME DETAILS OF
JOHN MCGOWAN AND DORETHEA AND FREDRIC AND HIS SIBLINGS
AS FOR NAMES MANY MCGOWANS USE SURNAMES OF THEIR FEMALE RELATIVES FOR INSTANCE

MY NAME IS GEORGE ERNEST SAMUEL FRENCH MCGOWAN
FRENCH BEING SURNAME OF MY GRAND MOTHER LILY FLORENCE FRENCH DESCENDED FROM CAPT.RICHARD FRENCH WHOSE FATHER WAS RICHARD FRENCH LORD MAYOR OF DUBLIN SEE BURKS IRISH LANDED FAMILIES HIS MOTHER WAS CATHERINE FRENCH WHO WAS HIS FATHERS 1ST COUSIN
MY FATHER WAS GEORGE SWEDENBORG FRENCH MCGOWAN NAMED BECAUSE THE MCGOWANS FOLLOWED THE TEACHINGS OF EMMANUAL SWEDENBORG IE SUETONIUS 2ND WROTE TRUTHS REVEALED AND HIS SON JOHN BERNARD MCGOWAN WAS A BISHOP OF THE NEW CHURCH IN ALLAHABAD HIS SON RALPH SAMUEL KNOWN AS S.R.MCGOWAN BAPT. AS SAMUEL RALPH MCGOWAN
MY UNCLES KENNETH FRENCH MCGOWAN FAMILY IN AUSTRALIA
OLCOTT FRENCH MCGOWAN FAMILY IN CANADA
ALL BEST WISHES TO YOU AND YOURS
GEORGE E.S.F.MCGOWAN
PS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO POST THIS ON THE LIST IT MAY BE OF USE TO OTHER MCGOWANS
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