Francis John McGovern

Francis John McGovern[1]

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  • Name Francis John McGovern 
    Born 3 Sep 1895  County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Address:
    Agho, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, Ireland 
    • Francis' mother is recorded as Anne Steward. His father John McGovern, a Farmer, registered the birth in Church Hill on 2 Oct 1895.
      Francis John McGovern is aged 6 years in the 1901 census.
    Gender Male 
    Military Enlistment 1918  Annapolis, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 22y 
    Address:
    Camp Meade, Annapolis, Maryland, USA 
    • The US War Dept established the 79th Div at Camp Meade, Annapolis on 05 Aug 1917. By 30 May 1918 the 79th has over 80,000 men.(Source: Midwest Genealogy Center; http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy.
      United States - Military history - Army - Regimental histories [Pages: 318-326].)
    Person ID I1280  Hannaway
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2020 

    Father John McGovern,   b. 4 Apr 1867, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Annie Stewart,   b. 24 Nov 1870, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Mar 1889  Holywell, Kilrooskagh, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Holywell RC church, St Patrick's, Kilrooskagh, County Fermanagh, 
    • Marriage witnesses: Francis Judge and Kate McGovern.
      Witness Role: Witness Name: Francis Judge
      Witness Role: Witness Name: Kate McGovern
    Family ID F242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    McGovern,Jn &Annie(FrancHann)_Agho_1901
    McGovern,Jn &Annie(FrancHann)_Agho_1901
    Picture Note: 1901 census of John McGovern, Annie Stewart and family in Agho townland. Agho is in the Civil Parish of Boho, County Fermanagh - bordering County Leitrim. Daughter Anne Marie (here aged 10) emigrated to Boston, Massachsetts in 1919 and in 1922 married Francis Hannaway from Levelamore, County Armagh. Sarah Stewart, aged 50, would be an Aunt of Annie Stewart - a sister of Annie's father, James Stewart. © AskAboutIreland and the Cultural Heritage Project; http://www.askaboutireland.ie
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    McGovern,Francis J_WW1 US Army Transport-1918
    McGovern,Francis J_WW1 US Army Transport-1918
    Picture Note: 09 Jul 1918 - Private Francis J McGovern embarks at the port of Hoboken, New Jersey for France in World War1 (WW1). Francis, aged 22, is in M Company of 316 Inf Regt. of the 79th Division. His mother, Annie McGovern living in Edgemont St. Philadelphia, is his NOK. (Source: Midwest Genealogy Center; http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy. United States - Military history - Army - Regimental histories [Pages: 318-326].)
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  • Notes 
    • Francis John McGovern is aged 6 years in the 1901 census, so born about 1895.
      09 Jul 1918 - Private Francis J McGovern embarks at the port of Hoboken, New Jersey for France in World War1 (WW1). Francis, aged 22, is in M Company, 316 Inf Regt. of the 79th Division. His mother, Annie McGovern living in Edgemont St. Philadelphia, is his NOK. The regiments of the 79th Div arrive in Brest 15-21 July. During the battles in Aug and Sept the 79th is part of US First Army and French Second Army at Biercourt and Haucourt - in the Lorraine. Moving to the Troyon sector in October 1918 the 79th participate in the Meuse-Argonne Operation. from 12 Nov 1918 the 79th enforces the Armistice. In May 1919 the 79th assemble at St Nazaire and sail for Hoboken and demobilisation at Camp Dix, New Jersey. (Source: Midwest Genealogy Center; http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy. United States - Military history - Army - Regimental histories [Pages: 318-326].)

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] familysearch.org (CLDS), Midwest Genealogy Center; http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy (Reliability: 3).
      United States - Military history - Army - Regimental histories (Pages: 318-326).

    2. [S76] irishgenealogy.ie, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs ., Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S3] 1901 Census - Ireland (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S26] familysearch.org (CLDS), Midwest Genealogy Center; http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy (Reliability: 3).
      United States - Military history - Army - Regimental histories [Pages: 318-326].

    5. [S76] irishgenealogy.ie, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs ., Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths & Church Records. (Reliability: 3).