Miss Katherine McGowan
Miss Katherine McGowan, 36, was born in September 1869 the daughter of Anthony McGowan and Bridget Mayock.
Katherine had lived in Cleveland, Ohio for several years, but had moved to Chicago, Illinois where her sister Mrs Thomas McDermott lived. Another sister, Mrs Margaret McCarthy lived in Cleveland, Ohio.
She boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger (ticket number 9232, £7 15s). She was travelling to the United States with her niece, Anna McGowan. Katherine was returning home from a trip to Ireland. She led a group of passengers from county Mayo, the group included Annie Kate Kelly, Bridget Delia McDermott, John Bourke, Catherine Bourke, Mary Bourke, Mary Canavan, Patrick Canavan, James Flynn, Bridget Donohoe, Nora Fleming, Mary Mangan.
She died in the sinking. Her body, if recovered, has never been identified.
Philip Hind (Editor)
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