Meg McGowan

Meg McGowan

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Meg E. McGowan aka White
Born 1940s.
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of , , [private brother (1950s - unknown)], [private brother (1950s - unknown)], , [private brother (1950s - unknown)], and [private brother (1960s - unknown)]
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Account confirmed 30 Nov 2012 | Meg's 24072 contributions | 694 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 12 Dec 2010
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Wiki Genealogist November 2018 Club 100 September 2018 Club 100 August 2018 Club 100 July 2018 Club 100 Generous Genealogist - Red Star May 2018 Club 100 April 2018 Club 100 March 2018 Club 100 February 2018 Club 100 January 2018 Club 100 December 2017 Club 100 Irish Roots Project Member November 2017 Club 100 September 2017 Club 100 August 2017 Club 100 July 2017 Club 100 June 2017 Club 100 May 2017 Club 100 April 2017 Club 100
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Categories: Appleton, Minnesota | Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Honolulu, Hawaii | MtDNA Haplogroup T2b.


Education: BA Marquette University 1968, MA Univ. of Hawaii, 1970, 1981


  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with a FamilyTreeDNA match between Meg McGowan and Eleanor Simcoe, niece and aunt. Predicted relationship by Family Tree DNA: Aunt based on 984 shared Cm across 33 segments.

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Daniel Breen b. @1818 Ireland is my earliest Breen ancestor. LIved in Port Henry, NY, in 1847, moved to Fort Winnebago Wisconsin @ 1850.
Trying to categorize most of the profiles I manage. Appreciate the work done by many to sort out categories.
My German ancestors from the Rhineland, east side across from Bonn, surnames Weiden, Vorst, Sulzen, Bahn. Also German-speaking Bohemians (Pichler, Becher) from Karsbad, now Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.
I'd like to add categories to some of my family who homesteaded.
Irish ancestors include McGowan from County Leitrim, Nolans from County Carlow, McCormicks from County Donegal, as well as Breen, McNerney (McNertney), Gallahan, Martin.
McCormick family from County Donegal migrated to Simcoe County Ontario late 1830s. Moved to Wellington County by 1843. Have met a couple of McCormick cousins on WikiTree.
My McGowan ancestors came from County Leitrim to Vermont early 1840s.
My Nolan ancestors came from County Carlow to Peterborough Ontario @ late 1820s.
Found many ancestors in the Møre og Romsdal area. Surname Huseby after arrival in the US in 1880s.
My Nolan and McCormick ancestors emigrated from Ireland to Ontario.
Or Pichler, at least three generations living in Karlsbad, Bohemia. Amalia Pichler Peyer immigrated to Minnesota in 1870s.
Made a recent breakthrough on my Swedish ancestors, traced to Skaraborg County.
Theviots lived in Elbeuf, France in late 1600s. Jean Louis Theviot moved to Vilich, Rhineland late 1700s. His grandson Henry emigrated to Minnesota @ 1870.
Johan Anderson Vieg given his surname in Swedish army. Emigrated to Fort Dodge, Iowa about 1869.

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Meg McGowan's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Meg or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Meg McGowan: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup T2b, FTDNA kit #N74405
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On 1 Aug 2018 at 23:47 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Hi Meg,

I’m Natalie, leader of the Categorization Project. Please have a look at the revamped Categorization Project page, specifically about the new team approach. Members will be now be part of the Maintenance Team. Project Liaisons and leaders will be involved in the Vision and Collaboration team. Please contact me within the next week to let me know if you would like to remain an active member of the project. If I don’t hear back from you I will assume you no longer want to be a part of the Categorization Project. Thanks, Natalie

On 13 Apr 2018 at 06:19 GMT Eva Ekeblad wrote:

Keep up the good work, struggling with the birth book in Dimbo!

On 2 Jan 2018 at 16:01 GMT Guy Constantineau wrote:


Wish you a Happy New Year. May 2018 bring you all you need to be happy.

Congratulation for adding your contributions in December. Whatever the quantity of your contributions, they all count. As I always say "Quality is better than quantity" to make a great family tree.

Thank you for being a Wikitreer,

Guy Constantineau - Wikitree leader

On 4 Dec 2017 at 10:13 GMT Maria Maxwell wrote:

Hi Meg and thanks for your e-mail.

I’ve added the Irish Roots Project badge to your profile. If you click on the badge it will take you to the full list of our wonderful members. Click on Irish Roots Project will take you to the first page of the project. I've added your good self to the member interest page. Here you can let others know which counties or names you are researching etc.

Thanks for joining the project and good luck with your research.


On 15 Sep 2017 at 21:17 GMT Brian Zalewski wrote:

Thank you for the details about the SSND. Bio has been fixed.

On 3 Aug 2017 at 12:11 GMT Gerry Kraemer wrote:

Thank you, Meg, for editing the biography of Johann (John) Kraemer. He was my great great grandfather.

On 29 Jul 2017 at 03:48 GMT Karen (McCormick) Straus wrote:

Happy birthday cousin. Have a great day and keep up the wonderful work you do on our family tree.

Karen Straus

On 1 Aug 2016 at 12:44 GMT Dennis Hahn wrote:

Aloha Meg. Have a Happy Birthday!!!!

On 26 Jan 2016 at 08:00 GMT Maryann (Thompson) Hurt wrote:

Hi Meg

Thanks for asking to join the Categorization Project :) With pleasure I award you a Categorization Badge.

Please add your name to Project:Categorization/Members under the section that most describes your current interest with a link to examples of your work.

Also check out the Categorization project page to see some of what we do, our To-Do lists, and please add the categorization tag to your G2G feed. We also use a google email list where changes to structure, ideas, and anything categorization is discussed-please join us there, too.


On 26 Jan 2016 at 03:57 GMT Maryann (Thompson) Hurt wrote:

Hi Meg

I see one of the tags you're following is Categorization.

Did you want to join the Categorization Project?

Happy WikiTreeing


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