Katherine McGowan

Miss Katherine McGowan

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.

Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279]).
Noel Ray (1999) List of Passengers who Boarded RMS Titanic at Queenstown, April 11, 1912. The Irish Titanic Historical Society

References
Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ohio), 18 April 1912
Chicago Daily Tribune (Illinois), 20 April 1912

Contributors
Cameron Bell, Northern Ireland
Noel Ray, Ireland
Homer Thiel, USA

Pictures

Addergoole Titanic Memorial

ADDERGOOLE TITANIC MEMORIAL

 

Articles and Stories

Loss of the Titanic.

Connaught Telegraph  (1912) 

LOSS OF THE TITANIC.

 
Chicago Girl In Last Lifeboat

Chicago American  (1912) 

CHICAGO GIRL IN LAST LIFEBOAT

 
New Titanic Themed Church Stained Glass Window for Lahardane, Ireland's Titanic Village

(2011) 

NEW TITANIC THEMED CHURCH STAINED GLASS WINDOW FOR LAHARDANE, IRELAND'S TITANIC VILLAGE

 
After 72 yrs., Titanic survivor talks to press about fatal night

Daily Herald  (1984) 

AFTER 72 YRS., TITANIC SURVIVOR TALKS TO PRESS ABOUT FATAL NIGHT

 
The Addergoole Parish Loss

THE ADDERGOOLE PARISH LOSS

 
Addergoole's Annual Ringing Of The Timoney Bell

ADDERGOOLE'S ANNUAL RINGING OF THE TIMONEY BELL

 
1930 Census Record - Anna McGowan Straube

(1930) 

1930 CENSUS RECORD - ANNA MCGOWAN STRAUBE

 
Awful shipping Disaster. Loss of the Titanic with over 1200 Souls

Western People  (1912) 

AWFUL SHIPPING DISASTER. LOSS OF THE TITANIC WITH OVER 1200 SOULS

 
Addergoole Parish 2008

ADDERGOOLE PARISH 2008

 
Anna Katherine Kelly 1892 - 1969

Titanic Research  (2011) 

ANNA KATHERINE KELLY 1892 - 1969

 

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