Gowans John Walter1875 - 1930 (55 years)
Name Gowans John Walter Born 1 Jan 1875 1 High Street,Hawick,Roxburghshire,Scotland [1, 2, 3] Gender Male Census 1881 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Census 1891 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland
- Age 16 plumber 789/00 001/000
Census 1901 10 Leven Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland 
- Lodger Age 26 Plumber - with grandfather William Purves
Occupation 1901 ,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland  Plumber Residence Bef 29 Mar 1902 29 Flower Street, Carlisle,,England  Occupation 29 Mar 1902 ,,,Scotland  Plumber Immigration 8 Mar 1909 Ellis Island, New York, New York, U.S.A  Census 1910 ,Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee,USA  Occupation 12 Sep 1918 McGee Gowans Company 509 Commerce Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA  Plumbing and Oil Well Drilling Residence 12 Sep 1918 1508 Holly, Nashville, Tennessee, USA  Census 1920 ,Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.  Occupation 9 Nov 1930  Heating Contractor Died 9 Nov 1930 ,Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. [2, 9] Cause: Locked Bowels Buried 10 Nov 1930 Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Tenneesee, U.S.A. [2, 9, 10] Person ID I550 Geniaus Family Tree Last Modified 7 Aug 2018
Father Gowans James, b. 17 Mar 1836, ,East Linton,Haddingtonshire,Scotland , d. 1 Jan 1917, 30 Dover St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (Age 80 years) Mother Purves Isabella Scott, b. Abt 1844, ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland , d. 12 Oct 1898, 5 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (Age ~ 54 years) Married 29 Apr 1859 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Family ID F49 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family 1 Mill Clara Faithfull, b. 23 Mar 1877, ,,,Scotland , d. 17 Oct 1918 (Age 41 years) Married 29 Mar 1902 Maitland Hotel,Shandwick Place,Edinburgh,Lothian,Scotland [11, 12]
- Mary Gilchrist Dunlop, Duncan Stewart Gowans Witnesses
Children 1. Gowans James Mill, b. 2 Jul 1903, ,Carlisle,,England , d. 21 Jul 1978, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, USA (Age 75 years) 2. Gowans Ronald Henry, b. 12 Aug 1906, ,,,England , d. 11 Nov 1973, ,Davidson,Tennessee,USA (Age 67 years) Last Modified 7 Aug 2018 Family ID F416 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family 2 Vaughn Lula May, b. 26 Mar 1884, ,,Illinois, U.S.A. , d. 9 Apr 1956, Baptist Hospital, ,Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. (Age 72 years) Married 19 Jan 1921 [13, 14] Last Modified 14 Jun 2016 Family ID F2896 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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- [S17] General Register Office Scotland.
- [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
Death Date: 9 Nov 1930
Death Place: Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee
Burial Date: 10 Nov 1930
Cemetery Name: Spring Hill
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
- [S2895] Scotlands People, 1875 Gowans,John Walter Births 789/11 Page 4 of 131.
- [S65] 1901 Scottish Census.
- [S13] WWW, http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/passenger-details/czoxMjoiMTAxNTM0MDcwMTc5Ijs=/czo5OiJwYXNzZW5nZXIiOw==.
March 8th, 1909
PORT OF DEPARTURE
Glasgow Show Location in Map
- [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
Home in 1910: Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee
Immigration Year: 1904
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
John Gowans 34
Clara Gowans 34
James Gowans 7
Ronald Gowans 3
Houston Timothy 33
- [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Number: 412-08-6324; Issue State: Tennessee; Issue Date: 1973.
Name: Margaret M. Gowans
37909 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, USA
BORN: 1 Nov 1907
Died: 18 Feb 2004
State (Year) SSN issued: Tennessee (1973)
- [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
Marital Status Widowed
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
Immigration Year 1907
Father's Birthplace Scotland
Mother's Birthplace Scotland
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 5
- [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
Marital Status Married
Race or Color White
Estimated Birth Year
Birth Date 01 Jan 1875
Birth Place Hawick, Scotland
Spouse Lulu Gowans
Father James Gowans
Father's Birth Place Scotland
Mother's Birth Place Scotland
Occupation Heating Contractor
Street Address 309 South 17th
Cemetery Spring Hill
Burial Date 10 Nov 1930
Digital Folder Number 4184113
Image Number 2261
Film Number 1876770
Volume/Page/Certificate Number cn 24747
- [S2873] BillionGraves, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/person/8817879.
Marriage: Not Available
Spring Hill Cemetery
Madison, Tennessee, United States
- [S19] Marriage Certificate.
- [S2895] Scotlands People, 1902 Gowans,John Walter Marriages 685/1 117 Page 59 of 351.
- [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.
- [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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GS Film number: 2073993
Digital Folder Number: 004486175
Image Number: 02930
- [S17] General Register Office Scotland.