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|Alexander Georgeson was born in 1750. He married Elizabeth Gow in 1776.|
|William Gow, a crofter, married Catherine Forbes in 1779 in Latherton, Caithness, in the Scottish Highlands.||John Georgeson, 1779-1853, married Christina Wares, 1780-1864. They had 10 children, the oldest being Elizabeth. John and Christina are buried in Mid Clyth cemetery in Caithness.|
|Donald Gow was born in 1809 in Scotland. He married Elizabeth Georgeson, who was born in 1810 in Latherton, Caithness, Scotland. They had three children: Dollina in 1841, William in 1842 at Lybster, Caithness, and John in 1844. Donald was a cooper. He died in 1859 at Willowbrook, Wick, Scotland. Elizabeth died in 1996 at Willowbrook||James Sutherland was born in Loth, Sutherland, in the Scottish Highlands, southwest of Caithness. He was a sea captain. He married Margaret Murray. Their daughter Ann was born in 1842 at Helmsdale, Sutherland.|
|William Gow married Ann Sutherland in 1863 in Putneytown, Wick, Caithness, Scotland. William was a cooper, like his father. William and Ann had 16 children, eight of whom survived to have families. The family started in Wick, then moved to Edinburgh, Scotland from 1867 to 1872, and on to Seacombe, England, which is across the Mersey River opposite Liverpoll.|
|Their son Donald Gow was born in 1864 on Francis Street, Pulneytown, Wick, Scotland. Donald "Dan" Gow marrried Roseanne "Rose" Murray in England on May 7, 1882. They lived in Wallasey, Chester, England. Wallasey is situated at the northeast of the Wirral Peninsula, on the western side of the River Mersey and adjoining the Irish Sea. In the 1891 census, they were living north of Liverpool less than a mile from the docks on the east side of the River Mersey. In 1895, they moved to New York, where they lived in Manhattan, the Bronx, and ultimately Flushing, Queens. Dan worked for the Interborough Rapid Transit Co. in the power plant for over 40 years. He died December 5, 1933 in Queens. Dan and Rose had five children: |
Daniel Gow was born in 1864 in Wick, Caithness, Scotland. on the North Sea. His family moved 480 miled south to Wallasey, England, on the Irish Sea, across the Mersey River from Liverpool. He marrried Roseanne "Rose" Murray in England on May 7, 1882. They lived in Wallasey 13 years, then moved to the United States, arriving on May 10, 1895, with their four children. Daniel Gow was naturalized October 26, 1903, when he lived at 71 East End Avenue in Manhattan and worked as an oiler. The witness was Wiliam F. Murray, 172 Cherry Street, New York City, a hotel keeper (related to Rose?).
Daniel Gow died December 5, 1933, at 156-14 54th Avenue, Flushing, Queens, New York. The cause of death was coronary sclerosis myocarditis hypertension. He was buried December 8, 1933, at St. Michael's, an Episcopal cemetery in Queens. His occupation was crane maw. His parents were William and Anne Gow. His spouse was Catherine Rose Gow. Source: New York City Department of Records & Information Services; New York City, New York; New York City Death Certificates; Borough: Queens; Year: 1933.
Rose Murray Gow died July 29, 1941 at age 78. She was born about 1863 in England. Her address was 21-35 41st Street in Queens, New York, USA Cause of Death: chronic myocarditis generalized arteriosclerosis. Burial Date: August 1, 1941. Burial Place: St Michael's Cemetery. Her parents Lawrence and Ellen Murray were born in Ireland. Her daughter Anna G. Kempf was the informant. Source: New York City Department of Records & Information Services; New York City, New York; New York City Death Certificates; Borough: Queens; Year: 1941.
Hill o' Many Stanes. A south-facing hillside overlooking the North Sea at Mid Clyth, Caithness, in the Scottish Highlands. 200 upright stones, none more than a metre high, believed to be a relic of Bronze Age times. Similar rows of much taller stones are found in Brittany. Photo taken by Ron McKinnon in 1996. Source: Wikipedia.
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