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John Jacob Gowey
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1791
Arlington
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1889
Washington County
Iowa, USA

John was the fifth of five children born to Solomon and Prudence (Hawley) Gowey in Arlington, Bennington, Vermont.
He married Fanny Galetsy Judson on Oct 7, 1817 in Arlington and together they had 10 children. (Clarissa, Galetsy, Hartland Duportal, Arvilla Wright, Rolland,
Florian, Ossian Judson, Lavancia, John Fletcher, and Floretta Hermione.)
In 1821 the Gowey's moved to western New York, in 1837 they moved to Ohio and in 1851 John and Fanny moved their family to Brighton, Washington, Iowa where they lived until their deaths.

(It should be noted that the family cemetery where John is buried is now a part of Lake Darling State Park) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Fanny Galetsy Judson Gowey (1795 - 1881)
 
 Children:
  Clarissa Gowey (1812 - 1828)*
  Arvilla Wright Gowey Atwood (1823 - 1908)*
  Rolland Duporta Gowey (1825 - 1896)*
  Floriand Gowey (1827 - 1863)*
  Ossian Judson Gowey (1829 - 1917)*
  John Fletcher Gowey (1833 - 1911)*
  Florretta Hermione Gowey Gallup (1835 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ann Gowey Cemetery
Brighton
Washington County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: MJH
Record added: Mar 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87350852
John Jacob Gowey
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John Jacob Gowey
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John Jacob Gowey
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Rest in peace John.
- billcarr
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014
 
 
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