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Joseph Arthur McGough

Joseph Arthur McGough

Male 1874 - 1957  (82 years)

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  • Name Joseph Arthur McGough 
    Born 25 Nov 1874  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 25 Nov 1874  St. Jean Baptiste Church, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Joseph Arthur McGough was born & baptised on Nov. 25, 1874 in L'Isle-Verte at St. Jean Baptiste church; born the same day to John McGough & Marie Sophie Clarke; his godparents were Odilon Petitgrew & Philomene McGough (sister of the infant); Odilon, Philomene & the father signed the register.
      (Quebec Vital Records>L>L'Isle-Verte(St-Jean-Baptiste)>1874, image 38)
      Note: His father, John, died 30 May 8175, 6 months after he was born.
    1874 Nov 25 Baptismal record from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec for Joseph Arthur McGough
    1874 Nov 25 Baptismal record from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec for Joseph Arthur McGough
    born the same day to John McGough & Marie Sophie Clarke; his godparents were Odilon Petitgrew & Philomene McGough (sister of the infant); Odilon, Philomene & the father signed the register.
    Census Jun 1900  House #296, Woodland, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1900 US Census for Woodland, ME Arthur is living with his older brother, William, his mother Sophie & 2 adopted girls; Hennie Otta, 16, & Dianna Bell, 6; he is a farm laborer, single, 24 yrs. old, born Nov. 1875, immigrated 1878, 'AL' status.
      (Ancestry.com)
    1900 Census Woodland, ME for William McGough & Arthur McGough, their mother, Sophie Clark McGough & their sister's step-daughter Dena Bell
    1900 Census Woodland, ME for William McGough & Arthur McGough, their mother, Sophie Clark McGough & their sister's step-daughter Dena Bell
    Dena is listed as Dianne Belle, 6 yrs. old, adopted, born in Maine.
    there is also a Hennie Otto living with them, 16 yrs. old, 'adopted', born in Maine, at school.
    Land Purchase 13 Nov 1902  Lot #68, Woodland, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received court documents for land purchase of Lot #68 Woodland, ME by Arthur McGough from Edgar & Elizabeth Sincock of Caribou for $475.00, 80-9/10 acres.
    Census May 1910  McGough Rd., Woodland, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1910 US Census for Woodland, ME living on McGough Road !! Arthur 34, living with his brother William, 34, they are both single, they are both farmers, they immigrated in 1878, they are listed as 'AL' status. (Their mother Sophie is living with her daughter Mary Bell in Fort Fairfield, ME)
      (Ancestry.com)
    1910 Census Woodland, ME for William McGough & Arthur McGough, brothers
    1910 Census Woodland, ME for William McGough & Arthur McGough, brothers
    living on McGough Road !!!!
    Military 12 Sep 1918  Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found a WWI draft registration for Arthur McGough from Caribou, ME, 41, b. Oct. 15, 1877(?), non-declarant, b. Great Britain(Canada), farm labor; empl. James G. Johnson, Woodland, ME; Mrs. Sofa McGough of Caribou is listed as nearest relative; signed by Arthur; dated Sept. 12, 1918 at Fort Fairfield; he was short, med. build, blue eyes, lt. brown hair.
    Signature of Arthur McGough from his WWI Registration
    Signature of Arthur McGough from his WWI Registration
    WWI Registration Card for Arthur McGough pg1
    WWI Registration Card for Arthur McGough pg1
    WWI Registration Card for Arthur McGough pg2
    WWI Registration Card for Arthur McGough pg2
    Census 7 Jan 1920  House #53, Woodland, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1920 US Census in Woodland, ME Arthur is listed as 'Head', living with his brother William & his mother Sophie; he is 43, single, immigr. 1880, 'NA'? status.
      (Ancestry.com)
    1920 Census Woodland, ME for Arthur McGough, William McGough (brother) & Sophie Clark McGough (mother)
    1920 Census Woodland, ME for Arthur McGough, William McGough (brother) & Sophie Clark McGough (mother)
    Census 1930  Woodland, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1930 census, Arthur McGough is listed as 'Brother' at 55 yrs. old born in Can. English, father born in Northern Ireland, mother born in Canada; Laborer on Farm; living with his brother William 59 yrs. old; both immigrated in 1877 & are at status 'AL'
    1930 census for William McGough & his brother Arthur from Woodland, ME
    1930 census for William McGough & his brother Arthur from Woodland, ME
    Census 1940  Woodland, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1940 census Arthur J. McGough is listed as 'Brother' at 65 yr.s old, Laborer, Farm, living with his older brother William L. 76 yrs. old.
    1940 census for William L. McGough & his brother Arthur
    1940 census for William L. McGough & his brother Arthur
    Naturalization 15 Sep 1943  Caribou, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Got copies of Arthur Joseph McGough's naturalization papers from Maine State Archives Sept. 2009; the Declaration of Intention #3749 from Superior Court in Houlton shows he was residing in Woodland, Aroostook, Maine, 64 yrs. old, 5'2", 130lbs., born Aug. 25, 1874 in Isle Verte, Que, Canada; British nationality, Irish race, Intention #3102 Feb 9, 1931, immigrated from Isle Verte Sept 15, 1876 via highway to Fort Kent, Maine; signed Arthur Joseph McGough 20th June 1939; #1X 57554, pre-printed on side #165529. The Petition for Naturalization #2535 was from Superior Court in Caribou, he was then living at RFD #2 Ft. Fairfield, Aroos, Maine, 68 yrs. old. The affidavit of witnesses was signed by Willard P. Hamilton & Omar L. Farnsworth, both Attorneys-at-Law from Caribou, Maine, had known Arthur since Jan. 1, 1934. The Oath of Allegiance was taken on 15th Sept. 1943; line no. 42, list no. S2, certificate no. 5483516.
    Signature of Arthur Joseph McGough on his Declaration of Intent Jun 20, 1939
    Signature of Arthur Joseph McGough on his Declaration of Intent Jun 20, 1939
    Signature of Arthur Joseph McGough on his Oath of Allegiance Sept 15, 1943
    Signature of Arthur Joseph McGough on his Oath of Allegiance Sept 15, 1943
    Signature of Arthur Joseph McGough on his Petition to become a citizen
    Signature of Arthur Joseph McGough on his Petition to become a citizen
    1943 Jun 25 for Arthur Joseph McGough Affidavit of witnesses
    1943 Jun 25 for Arthur Joseph McGough Affidavit of witnesses
    1939 Jun 20 for Arthur Joseph McGough Declaration of Intent
    1939 Jun 20 for Arthur Joseph McGough Declaration of Intent
    1943 Sep 15 for Arthur Joseph McGough Oath of Allegiance
    1943 Sep 15 for Arthur Joseph McGough Oath of Allegiance
    1943 Jun 25 for Arthur Joseph McGough Petition for Naturalization
    1943 Jun 25 for Arthur Joseph McGough Petition for Naturalization
    Died 4 Jul 1957  Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received a copy of Arthur's death certificate from Maine Vital Records; shows he died in the Comm. Gen. Hosp. in Fort Fairfield, ME on 7/4/57, he was 82 yrs. old, b. 1875 in Lisvert, Quebec; father was John McGough, mother Sophia Clark, never married; common laborer, retired; informant was town clerk of Ft. Fairfield; buried on 7/6/57 St. Denis Catholic Cementery Fort Fairfield, ME
    1957 Arthur McGough Certificate of Death from Fort Fairfield, ME
    1957 Arthur McGough Certificate of Death from Fort Fairfield, ME
    Buried 6 Jul 1957  St. Denis Catholic Cemetery, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The caretaker at St. Denis Cemetery in Fort Fairfield, ME told me that Arthur is buried in the same section #215 as his brother, William, with no headstone. (William has a headstone); he sent me some cemetery pictures showing the area where their gravesites are & a cemetery plot map showing their location.
    St. Denis Cemetery area where Arthur & William McGough are buried
    St. Denis Cemetery area where Arthur & William McGough are buried
    Obituary 10 Jul 1957  Fort Fairfield Review, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received a copy of Arthur's death notice from Bangor Public Library from Bangor Daily News of July 6-7, 1957 pg. 12; just says he died at Fort Fairfield Thursday at 82, funeral services Saturday morning at St. Denis Catholic Church, Ft. Fairfield.
      Got a copy of Arthur's obit from Linda Zapatka who obtained it from the Ft. Fairfield Library, Ft. Fairfield Review dated 7/10/1957, says he died at the local hospital Thursday night at 82 yrs. old, lived in Ft. Fairfield 50 yrs., born in Lisvert, Quebec, in 1875 son of John and Sophia Clark McGough; survived by niece, Mrs. Frank Kilburn of Machias. Burial in St. Denis Cemetery Saturday morning.
    1957 Arthur McGough's death notice
    1957 Arthur McGough's death notice
    1957 Jul 10 obituary for  Arthur McGough's from Fort Fairfield Review, ME
    1957 Jul 10 obituary for Arthur McGough's from Fort Fairfield Review, ME
    Person ID I1625  Levesque_Lozier_Mascola_Messina
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2016 

    Father John McGough,   b. Abt 1820, Belfast, Antrim & Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1875, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1874 - L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 25 Nov 1874 - St. Jean Baptiste Church, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - May 1910 - McGough Rd., Woodland, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 12 Sep 1918 - Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Woodland, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Woodland, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 15 Sep 1943 - Caribou, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jul 1957 - Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Jul 1957 - St. Denis Catholic Cemetery, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Arthur Joseph McGough from his Naturalization Papers
    Arthur Joseph McGough from his Naturalization Papers
    Picture of the McGough farmhouse in Woodland, ME with Dena Bell with horse
    Picture of the McGough farmhouse in Woodland, ME with Dena Bell with horse