McGowen Family Bible
Transcribed by Sloan Mason from the vertical files of the Duplin Co.
Historical Society, Rose Hill, N.C.; with kind permission of Dr. Dallas HERRING.
Old and New Testaments
Published by Sumner and Goodman
Sarah McIntire MCGOWEN was born 24th May 1817.
Margaret Powel MCGOWEN born 1st May 1819.
John Quincy MCGOWEN born 2nd December 1824.
Elizabeth Jane MCGOWEN born 31st May 1826.
Mary Brown MCGOWEN born 24th Sept. 1828.
Julia Ann MCGOWEN born 19th Nov. 1830.
Charles Brown MCGOWEN born 15th Aug. 1832.
Alexander Dickson MCGOWEN born 17th Jan. 1835.
Martha MCGOWEN was born 5th March 1836?
Hannah Green MCGOWEN child of A.D. & Martha MCGOWEN was born May 17th 1862.
Lucy Ann daughter of Martha and A.D. MCGOWEN was born September 1st 1864.
Joseph Hall MCGOWEN was born Nov. 23rd, 1866.
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William Brown MCGOWEN was born Oct. 16th 1871.
Edward Loftin MCGOWEN was born April 6th 1874.
Alexander D. MCGOWEN & Martha RHODES was married April 4th, 1861.
Alexander D. MCGOWEN and P.E. RIVES was married June 13th, 1886.
Julia A. MCGOWEN was married to Dr. J. H. FAISON 25th of December 1852.
Sarah PRICE died Nov. 8th 1836?-age 19 years 5 months 28 days.
Joseph MCGOWEN died 3rd July 1851-age 67 years 11 months & 17 days.
Hannah Green MCGOWEN died 13 Oct. 1857-age 67 years.
Charles B. MCGOWEN of Co. B. 3rd Reg. N.C. Troops was captured 12th
of May 1864. Died in the hands of the enemies 31st Oct. 1864 at Fortress
Margaret Powel PEARSALL died August 19th, 1872 at Raleigh, N.C.
Martha MCGOWEN died May 23rd 1884, aged 57? Years 2 months 18 days.
Priscilla Eliza MCGOWEN died July 1st, 1895,
aged 58 years 9 months, & 9 days.
(Also enclosed with bible record is the following document)
Joseph MCGOWEN 1st marriage
Sarah Mcintrye MCGOWEN-b. MAY 2, 1817-d. Nov. 8, 1836-married
William Joseph PRICE of Wilmington, N.C.
This would have been A.D. MCGOWEN'S half sister.
Margaret Powell MCGOWEN, b.1st May 1819-d. Aug. 19, 1872; married
Jan. 3, 1840 to Edward PEARSALL, b. Dec. 28, 1812; was the son of
James PEARSALL, Jr. and Annie CARR-he died Jan. 18th, 1872.
END OF DOCUMENTS
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A. D. MCGOWEN
Alexander Lloyd MCGOWEN was born July? 9th 1876.
Minne Mendenhall MCGOWEN was born July 18th 1879.
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