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John McGough

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  • Name John McGough 
    Born Abt 1820  Belfast, Antrim & Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1930 census, his sons William & Arthur both said their father was born in Northern Ireland
    Gender Male 
    Residence 19 Nov 1838  Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found a Kilmainham Gaol record for John McGough (no age) & Thomas McQue (no age) both from co. Caven arrested on Nov 19, 1838 (only 2 people arrested on this date), John was tried by Decree L2n 7n 6 P. Finegan by Baron Robeck by the insolvent court; Thomas was tried by Decree L2n 17n 6 P. Finegan by Baron Robeck by the Sheriff; John was released on 22 Dec 1838 & Thomas was released on Jan 2, 1839.
      Read that this gaol/jail was used for Ulster dissendents during this period, not sure if this was my great-grandfather & possibly his father or not. Will continue to check if possible.
      (from findmypast.ie)
    1838 Nov 19 record from Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin for John McGough & Thomas McQue
    1838 Nov 19 record from Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin for John McGough & Thomas McQue
    Occupation 1845 
    Shoemaker 
    Census Sep 1851  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1851 Canadian Census for Quebec>Rimouski County>le Verte pgs 88- 90, John McGough is listed as a Cordonnier (shoemaker), born in Irlande (B for British), Catholic, 30 yrs old; also listed is his wife Angele Cote, born in Isle Verte (F for French), 27; children Thomas 7, Mary 5, Angele 3 & Elisabeth 1 they are all listed as being born in Isle Verte (originally F for French but crossed out & changed to B for British) but there is an unusual note in the right margin which says 'the father of McGough being of British origin, the children are considered the same origin as that of the mother, French-Candian'; the family is living in a 1 floor, 1 family home with a barn. On the agricultural schedule from same census, John McGough is listed as having 25 acres of land, 15 acres used for harvest, 7 acres in pastures, 1 acre og gardens & 2 acres uncultivated.
      (Ancestry.ca images 88-90 & 110)
      John married a 2nd time in 1855 to Sophie Clarke; he had 10 add't children with Sophie, of which 6 died as young children.
    1851 Canada census le verte, Rimouski, Quebec for John McGough & Angele Cote & family
    1851 Canada census le verte, Rimouski, Quebec for John McGough & Angele Cote & family
    this census shows John McGough as a Cordonnier (shoemaker), born in Irlande (B for British), Catholic, 30 yrs old; also listed is his wife Angele Cote, born in Isle Verte (F for French), 27; children Thomas 7, Mary 5, Angele 3 & Elisabeth 1 they are all listed as being born in Isle Verte (originally F for French but crossed out & changed to B for British) but there is an unusual note in the right margin which says 'the father of McGough being of British origin, the children are considered the same origin as that of the mother, French-Candian'; the family is living in a 1 floor, 1 family home with a barn.
    Census 1861  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1861 Canadian Census for Quebec>Temiscouata county>Isle-Verte, John McGough is listed as 38 yrs. old, Cordinnaire, b. in Irlande, also listed is his wife Sophie Clark & his children Thomas, Marie, Angele, Philomene, Honore & another Marie.
      (Ancestry.ca images 185 & 186)
    1861 Canada census Isle-Verte, Temiscouata, Quebec for John McGough and Sophie Clark and family
    1861 Canada census Isle-Verte, Temiscouata, Quebec for John McGough and Sophie Clark and family
    Census 1871  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found John McGough listed in the Lovell's Province of Quebec Directory for 1871 on page 235 under Isle Verte as a shoemaker.
      (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca)
      On the 1871 Canadian Census for Quebec>Temiscouata>Ile-Verte, John McGauh is listed as 54 yrs. old, b. in Irlande, Catholique, Irlandaise origin, Cordinneire, also listed are his wife Sophie & children Thomas, Honore, Wm., Geraldine, & Elizabeth
      (Ancestry.ca image 53)
    1871 Canada census Ile-Verte for John McGough, wife Sophie & their children
    1871 Canada census Ile-Verte for John McGough, wife Sophie & their children
    Died 30 May 1875  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1878 Jan 19 St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte Official Gazette of Quebec pg. 60 record for widow of John McGough (Sophie Engstrom dit Clarke)
    1878 Jan 19 St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte Official Gazette of Quebec pg. 60 record for widow of John McGough (Sophie Engstrom dit Clarke)
    Buried 2 Jun 1875  St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John died in 1875 leaving Sophie with 5 young children.
      John McGough's burial record from St. Jean Baptiste in L'Isle-Verte shows that he died 3 days prior to burial on Jun 2nd, 1875 (died May 30, 1875) at the age of 55 (b.1820?), spouse of Marie Sophie Clarke; present were Elzear Danjoie & Louis Cote who signed the record.
      (Quebec Vital Records>L>L'Isle-Verte(St-Jean- Baptiste)>1875, image 18 of 45)
    1875 John McGough Burial record from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec
    1875 John McGough Burial record from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec
    burial record shows that he died 3 days prior to burial on Jun 2nd, 1975 (died May 30, 1875) at the age of 55, spouse of Marie Sophie Clarke; present were Elzear Danjoie & Louis Cote who signed the record.
    Notes 
    • A James McKenna died in L'Isle-Verte on Feb. 5, 1841 at 47 yrs. old, could have been John McGough's mother's brother?? James' widow Bridgette Early married Marcel Cote (Angele Cote's 2nd cousin) in L'Isle-Verte in 1843 & they were the godparents of John & Angele's first child!!
      He married Angele Cote in 1845 in L'Isle-Verte, St. Jean Baptiste Church, Canada & had 5 children with her; she died in 1853.
      Contract #427 from 2nd Nov 1848 from L'Isle-Verte between seller John McGough, shoemaker & wife, Angelle Cote and buyer Basile Cote, farmer, brother-in-law for 42 acres of land; notary was Alexandre Fraser.

    Person ID I1347  Levesque_Lozier_Mascola_Messina
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2019 

    Father Thomas McGough,   b. Abt 1795,   d. Bef 13 Jan 1845, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth McKenna,   b. Abt 1795,   d. Aft 13 Jan 1845, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1819 
    Family ID F211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marie Angelle Cote,   b. 9 Jun 1824, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1853, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1845  St. Jean Baptiste Church, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record from Jan. 13, 1845 in L'Isle-Verte St. Jean Baptiste Church for John McGough, shoemaker, adult son of the late Thomas McGough and of Elizabeth McKenna and Angele Cote (minor, not of age) daughter of the late Francois Cote and Madeleine Patoine after 3 bans of marriage were published, married in the presence of John Murphy, Felix Chamberland, & Marcel Cote who signed the record with the spouses.
      (Quebec Vital Records>L>L'Isle-Verte(St-Jean-Baptiste)>1845, image 3 of 42)
    Signature of John McGough at his 1st wedding Jan. 13, 1845
    Signature of John McGough at his 1st wedding Jan. 13, 1845
    1845 Jan 13 church marriage record for John McGough and Angele Cote from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec
    1845 Jan 13 church marriage record for John McGough and Angele Cote from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec
    Translation of French document:
    M of John McGough and Angele Coté
    The thirteenth of January eighteen hundred forty-five, after the publication of three bans of marriage made during the parish masses between John McGough, shoemaker living in this parish, adult son of the late Thomas McGough and of Elizabeth McKenna on one part and Angèle Côté, minor (not of age) daughter of the late François Côté and Madeleine Patoine also of this parish on the other part, not having discovered any impediments to this marriage, we the undersigned pastor have received their mutual consent and have given them the nuptial benediction with the consent of the spouse during mass in presence of John Murphy, Felix Chamberland, and Marcel Coté, who signed below with the spouses.
    translated by K.Roy
    Children 
    +1. Thomas McGough,   b. 26 Nov 1845, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1927, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Marie Adeline McGough,   b. 6 Dec 1847, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1919, Hospital St. Michel-Archangel, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Marie Melvina McGough,   b. 29 Jun 1849, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1916, Fort Kent, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Isabelle Elizabeth McGough,   b. 21 Feb 1851, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1853, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     5. Maria Clara Edithe McGough,   b. 15 Oct 1852, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1853, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marie Sophie Engstrom dit Clarke,   b. 7 May 1835, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1925, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1855  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John married a 2nd time in 1855 to Sophie Clarke; he had 10 add't children with Sophie, of which 4 died as young children.
      Marriage record for John McGough, widow of Angele Cote & Marie Sophie Clark, minor daughter of John Clark & dec. Marie Gamache from L'Isle-Verte, St. Jean Baptiste, on Jan. 8, 1855; witnesses were John Clark, father of spouse & Marcel Cote, friend of spouse; signed by John McGough, Sophie Clark & J. Clark (image 2 of 40).
      Another wedding took place on the same day in the same church between Marcel Sirois (wid. of Felicitie Pelletier) & Magdeleine Patoine (wid. of Francois Cote, John McGough's mother-in-law from his 1st wife); signed by Magdeleine Patoine, J. D'Amour & Z. Cote.
    Signature of John McGough at his 2nd wedding Jan. 8, 1855
    Signature of John McGough at his 2nd wedding Jan. 8, 1855
    Signature of Sophie Clark at her own wedding Jan. 8, 1855
    Signature of Sophie Clark at her own wedding Jan. 8, 1855
    1855 Jan 8 church marriage record for John McGough and Sophie Clark from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec
    1855 Jan 8 church marriage record for John McGough and Sophie Clark from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec
    Translation of French document:
    On the eight of January Eighteen Hundred Fifty Five, after the publication of the three bans of marriage made during the prayers during the parachiol mass in this church between John McGough, widow of Angèle Coté of this parish on one part and of Marie Sophie Clark, minor daughter of John Clark and the late Marie Gamache also of this parish on the other part, we the undersigned priest and pastor have received their mutual consent to marriage and have given them the nuptual benediction in presence of John Clark, father of the bride and Marcel Côté, friend of the groom and in the presence of several others who signed below.
    signed Sophie Clark, J. Clark, John McGough, J.B. Gagnon, priest
    translated by K. Roy
    Children 
    +1. Philomene McGough,   b. 20 Dec 1855, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1928, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +2. Henry John McGough,   b. 15 Oct 1857, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1922, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Marie Geraldine McGough,   b. 29 Apr 1860, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1865, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     4. Joseph Napoleon McGough,   b. 22 Dec 1862, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1863, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. William Louis McGough,   b. 21 Apr 1864, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1946, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. Marie Geraldine Eva McGough,   b. 5 Nov 1866, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1943, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Marie Elisabeth Alphonsine McGough,   b. 2 Sep 1869, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1874, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     8. Daniel Meridee McGough,   b. 7 Jul 1872, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1942, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     9. Joseph McGough,   b. 7 Jul 1872, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1873, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     10. Joseph Arthur McGough,   b. 25 Nov 1874, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1957, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his daughter, Marie Adeline Dec. 6, 1847
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his daughter, Marie Adeline Dec. 6, 1847
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his son, Henry, Oct. 15, 1857
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his son, Henry, Oct. 15, 1857
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his daughter, Isidore, Apr. 21, 1864
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his daughter, Isidore, Apr. 21, 1864
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his daughter, Marie Geraldine Eva, Nov. 5, 1866
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his daughter, Marie Geraldine Eva, Nov. 5, 1866
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his daughter, Elisabeth Alphonsine, Sept. 2, 1869
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his daughter, Elisabeth Alphonsine, Sept. 2, 1869
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his son, Joseph Arthur, Nov. 25, 1874
    Signature of John McGough on birth record of his son, Joseph Arthur, Nov. 25, 1874