Daniel Wallace McGowan
- Born: 1 May 1901, Philadelphia, PA
- Marriage: Francis Gallagher on 11 Apr 1942 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., Delaware
- Died: After 11 Apr 1942, Wilmington, New Castle Co., Delaware
There is a WWI Draft Registration Card for Daniel Wallace McGowan taken in Philadelphia on Sept 12, 1918 the records his date of birth as May 1, 1898. He is living at 23 North 41st Street in Philadelphia and his nearest relative is Mrs. Mary McGowan of the same address. He is medium height with slender build and has brown eyes and dark hair. Note that the date of birth on his marriage certificate is May 1, 1901; however, this is probably an effort on his part to appear a bit younger. See notes below to document the family.
The 1940 Federal Census for Philadelphia, PA, District 51-683, page 8078B, dated April 9, 1940 records Daniel McGowan (41 - PA) living with his sister Mary (35 - PA) and niece Francis McGowan (26 - PA) at 23 North 41st Street. Daniel is a Machinist at a Factory.
With the above facts in mind - The 1920 Federal Census for Philadelphia, Ward 24, PA, District 717, page 51B, dated January 4, 1920 records the widower Mary Magowan (59) and children Harry D. Magowan (28), Francis J. Magowan (26), Charles M. Magowan (24), Daniel W. Magowan (21), and Mary A. Magowan (15) living at 23 North 41st Street. Daniel is a Machinist at a Shop.
The 1910 Federal Census for Philadelphia, Ward 24, PA, District 493, page 78A, dated April 20, 1910 records David Mcgowan (60 - PA/Scot/Ireland) with is wife Mary Mcgowan (49 - PA/Ireland/PA) and children William Mcgowan (25), Harry Mcgowan (20), Frank Mcgowan (18), Charles Mcgowan (16), Thomas Mcgowan (12), Wallace Mcgowan (10), Mary Mcgowan (6) at 3504 Filbert Street. David and Mary have been married for 31 years and have had 10 children 7 of whom are still living. David is a Gardner at a Cemetery.
The 1900 Federal Census for Philadelphia, Ward 27, PA, District 666, page 119A, dated June 14, 1900 records David Magowan (May 1843 - PA/Ireland/Ireland) with is wife Mary Magowan (Oct 1851 - PA/Ireland/PA) and children William Magowan (Jan 1885), Harry Magowan (Nov 1892), Frank Magowan (Feb 1894), Charles Magowan (Dec 1895), Wallace Magowan (Mar 1898) at 124 Rose Street. David and Mary have been married for 31 years and have had 7 children 5 of whom are still living. David is a Laborer.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Machinist in the Automobile Business (1942).
Daniel married Francis Gallagher, daughter of John J. Gallagher and Ada May Rannels, on 11 Apr 1942 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., Delaware. (Francis Gallagher was born on 24 Jun 1910 in Philadelphia, PA. and died after 11 Apr 1942 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., Delaware.)
Delaware, Marriage Records, 1913-1954
Name: Daniel McGowan
Event Type: Marriage
Minister: C. Nodal Jones of Wilmington
Event Date: 11 Apr 1942
Event Place: Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware
Residence: 3631 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA
Birth Date: May 1, 1905
Occupation: Machinist in Automobile Industry
Father's Name: Daniel McGowan (PA)
Mother's Name: Mary McGowan (PA)
Spouse's Name: Frances M Gallagher
Residence: 5852 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
Birth Date: June 24, 1910
Occupation: Clerk in the Publishing Business
Spouse's Father's Name: John Gallagher (PA)
Spouse's Mother's Name:Ada Gallagher (PA)
Reference ID: cn 1649
GS Film number: 2025130
Digital Folder Number: 4253462
Image Number: 730