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John Freeman Gowen
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1894
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: May 12, 1943
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Cause of death - Bronchial pneumonia.
[Informant of death certificate was his
sister, Lura Edith (Gowen) Lewis].

Occupations - Painter; Restaurant clerk;
Laborer at odd jobs.

John and Ernestine married
on 14 February 1928
at Utica, Oneida, New York.
They were the parents of two sons;
George William, John Freeman.
The family is recorded on the 1930 census
at Utica, Oneida, New York.

On 5 June 1917 John signed the draft at Platteburg, New York for service in WW I.

MEMOIRS - Lura Edith (Gowen) LEWIS:
John and Ernestine married after the birth of their last son. Ernestine was a French Catholic girl. A priest gave John a lecture about marriage for the sake of their sons. Ernestine was a very nice person, and shortly after their marriage, she left John, who was a 'stinker'.
Family links: 
  George Warren Gowen (1853 - 1925)
  Eva Anne Baker Gowen - Usher (1868 - 1938)
  Ernestine Marion Cormier Gowen (1905 - 1990)
  George William Gowen (1926 - 1998)*
  John Freeman Gowen (1927 - 1998)*
  Ida May Gowen (1889 - 1889)*
  Elva May Gowen Webster (1890 - 1976)*
  Ethel Mary Gowen Greene (1892 - 1966)*
  John Freeman Gowen (1894 - 1943)
  Lura Edith Gowen Lewis (1897 - 1994)*
  Marjorie Cedelia Gowen Samuels (1900 - 1957)*
  Infant Son Gowen (1902 - 1902)*
  George Harold McGowen (Gowen) (1903 - 1958)*
  Infant Gowen (1904 - 1904)*
  Dorothy Evelyn Gowen Stover (1908 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Photos courtesy of George W. LEWIS.
Maintained by: Ralph Gowen
Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
Record added: Nov 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80127866
John Freeman Gowen
Added by: Yvonne Gowen
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- Linda Allen
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014

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