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John McGovern

John McGovern

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  • Name John McGovern  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 4 Mar 1889  Agho, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Agho, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, Ireland 
    • John McGovern's 1889 marriage records show he was living in Agho at the time.
    Person ID I688  Hannaway
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father James McGovern 
    Family ID F425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [3
    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
    Children 
     1. Annie Maria McGovern,   b. 21 May 1891, Agho, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1994, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years)
     2. Francis John McGovern,   b. Abt 1895, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ellen Teresa McGovern,   b. Abt 1898, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Maggie Agnes McGovern,   b. Abt 1900, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Philip Leo McGovern,   b. Abt 1901, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Rose Anne McGovern,   b. Abt 1903, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alfie McGovern,   b. Abt 1907, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Celia McGovern,   b. Abt 1909, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 May 2019 
    Family ID F242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    McGovernJn & A Stewart_Enniskillen_m1889
    McGovernJn & A Stewart_Enniskillen_m1889
    Picture Note: Marriage of John McGovern and Annie Stewart-04 Mar 1889 in Holywell RC chapel, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. John is from Agho, about 6 miles north-west of the church. Annie Stewart, aged 17, lives about 1 mile from the church on a peninsula - Rosscorkey island. Her father James Stewart is the only landholder listed in this tiny townland. Their daughter Annie McGovern will later move to USA and marry Francis Hannaway from Slieve Gullion. © https://www.irishgenealogy.ie - Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths & Church Records.
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    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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  • Notes 
    • In 1889 John McGovern married Annie Stewart in Holywell, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. John is from Agho, about 6 miles north-west of the church. Annie Stewart, aged 17, lives about 1 mile from the church on a peninsula - Rosscorkey island. Her father James Stewart is the only landholder listed in this tiny townland. Their daughter Annie McGovern will later move to USA and marry Francis Hannaway from Slieve Gullion.
      (Note: 1901 census-the family are recorded as McGowan, not McGovern).

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] Ancestry.com. USA (Reliability: 2).
      John is identified by his daughter from her1920 Passport Application - completed by Annie Maria herself.

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

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