Marty McGowan III

Marty McGowan III

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Marty J. McGowan III
Born 1940s.
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of , , [private brother (1950s - unknown)], [private brother (1950s - unknown)], , [private brother (1950s - unknown)], and [private brother (1960s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1970s - unknown)], [private daughter (1970s - unknown)] and
Account confirmed 29 Jan 2013 | Marty's 429 contributions | 32 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jan 2013
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  • Appleton Public, Appleton MN, 1950 - 1962
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B. Mechanical Engineering, 1966
  • Catholic University of America, M.S. Engineering, 1971


  • June, 6, 1970, Patricia Ann Ralicki, Pittsburgh PA.
    • Best Man: Robert J Simcoe
    • Matron of Honor: Cherry (Osborne) Johnson d. 1988


Marty tried to live in states spelling "McGowan".

  • Born in Minnesota, college in Massachusetts, first job in Maryland.
  • Then on to California and Colorado.
  • not wanting to "fill in the blanks", and not looking forward to "Gawgia" read Martinis ..., he "cut to the chase" and wrapped up with
  • New York and New Jersey


  • 1944 - '66: Appleton, MN
  • summer '66: Arlington VA
  • 9/66 - 9/67: Silver Spring, MD
  • 9/67 - 3/68: Laurel MD
  • 4/68 - 4/70: Frankson Ave, St Paul MN
    • while overseas, Sinop Turkey, ASA field station.
  • 4/70 - 6/70: College Pk, MD


  • 6/70 - 6/73: 1729 Dana St, Crofton MD
  • 6/73 - 6/75: 17442 Village Drive, Tustin CA
  • 6/75 - 5/82: 2765 Bermuda Cir, Colorado Springs, CO
  • 5/82 - 9/85: 32 Cambric Cir, Fairport NY
  • 9/85 - 12/13: 24 Herning Ave, Cranford NJ
  • 1/14 - now : 64 Diamond Spring Dr, Monroe Twp, NJ



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  • Marty McGowan: Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 37 markers, haplogroup R-M269, FTDNA kit #400542
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On 11 Feb 2016 at 16:19 GMT Marty McGowan III wrote:

time to check the connection between

and Ernest O Lawrence, b. Canton, SD, 1901. Nobel Prize in Physics

On 10 Feb 2016 at 11:20 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:

Thank you for setting it so I could work on Benjamin. I am sorry I did not see your messages before, but it all worked out.

On 9 Feb 2016 at 16:29 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:

Hi hun,

I just wanted to let you know that I got Caleb and Austin, from the Culper Ring, connected to the tree. I will be going back and adding more info and family to them but want to attach the whole ring if I can first.

On 2 Feb 2016 at 21:34 GMT Alison Andrus wrote:

Hi Marty, thank you for creating the Culper Spy Ring page. I added the category for Spies and Traitors to the page and also added a link to the page from the Spies and Traitors project so people can find it. ;-)

Alison Andrus- Leader of the Spies and Traitors Project

On 12 May 2015 at 03:21 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:

Hi Marty,

Thank you for the adds on the trusted lists. I have always loved history and family trees. Those just fit right in with both. I have been making some connections already, further out on the branches and will continue to work on getting them all made. Check out my profile for Anna Smith Strong. I think you may find it interesting.

On 3 Feb 2015 at 21:33 GMT Marty McGowan III wrote:

I've opened a page for the book: George Washington's Secret Six

Queen Victoria Marty is 21 degrees from George Bush, 24 degrees from Rick San Soucie and 22 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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