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 Augusta <I>Knopf</I> McGowan

Augusta Knopf McGowan

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Mar 1932 (aged 46)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Justice, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 139-5-B
Memorial ID 5856367 · View Source
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Augusta is buried on her parents plot. Also buried on the Wilhelm Knopf plot are Thompson, 7 months and her brother, Carl Knopf. There is one unused grave site on this plot. It is assumed it was reserved for Augusta's husband, David McGowan, but he married after Augusta's death and is interred in Arlington Cemetery in Elmhurst, Illinois.

The 1910 Illinois, Cook County, Chicago Ward 5 Federal Census (Page 6A; ED 295) enumerated 19 April 1910 shows:
Living in a duplex at 3548 Rockwell Street
McGOWAN, David, head, 23, married 4 years, born Ireland, to America 1896, store painter
McGOWAN, Gussie, wife, 24, married 4 years, born Illinois, parents born Illinois [sic]
McGOWAN, Florence, daughter, 2, born Illinois, father born Ireland, mother born Illinois
McGOWAN, Elmer, son, 1, born Illinois, father born Ireland, mother born Illinois

The 1920 Illinois, Cook County, Chicago Ward 5 Federal Census (Page 14A; ED 280) enumerated 14 January 1920 shows:
Living in a duplex at 4140 South Campbell Avenue
McGOWAN, David, head, 32, rents, born Ireland, to America 1891, shipping clerk at foundry
McGOWAN, Gussie, wife, 34, born Illinois, parents born Germany
McGOWAN, Florence, daughter, 11, born Illinois, father born Ireland, mother born Illinois
McGOWAN, David, Jr., son, 10, born Illinois, father born Ireland, mother born Illinois
McGOWAN, Lucille, daughter, 8, born Illinois, father born Ireland, mother born Illinois
McGOWAN, Robert, son, 6, born Illinois, father born Ireland, mother born Illinois
McGOWAN, Adelaide, daughter, 1, born Illinois, father born Ireland, mother born Illinois

The 1930 Illinois, Cook County, Chicago Ward 12 Federal Census (ED 480; Page 16B) enumerated 10 April 1930 shows: [names are written as shown on census record]
Living at 3114 38 Place
McGOWN, David, head, 42, married at age 18, rents for $30 a month, has a radio set, born North Ireland, to America 1900, Timekeeper at foundry
McGOWN, Agusta, wife, 43, married at age 19, born Illinois, parents born Germany
McGOWN, David, son, 21, married at age 20, born Illinois, father born North Ireland, mother born Illinois, truck driver for soft drink company
McGOWN, Lucile, daughter, 18, single, born Illinois, father born North Ireland, mother born Illinois, marker at laundry company
McGOWN, Robert, son, 17, single, born Illinois, father born North Ireland, mother born Illinois, no occupation
McGOWN, Adelaide, daughter, 11, born Illinois, father born North Ireland, mother born Illinois
McGOWN, Annjane, daughter, 9, born Illinois, father born North Ireland, mother born Illinois
McGOWN, Sophie, daughter-in-law, 18, married at age 17, born Illinois, parents born Poland
McGOWN, Kenneth, grandson, 4 months, born Illinois, parents born Illinois



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  • Created by: donald knopf
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5856367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augusta Knopf McGowan (2 Sep 1885–29 Mar 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5856367, citing Bethania Cemetery, Justice, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by donald knopf (contributor 5792782) .