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Alma M (Nelson) Gowan (abt. 1895 - 1985)

Alma M Gowan formerly Nelson
Born about in Oslo, Marshall, Minnesota, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Mother of
Died in Koochiching, Minnesota, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Mar 2021
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Alma was born 22 Dec 1895. In 1930, she had two children.[1] In 1940, it appears the record is incorrect. Her daughter Lavern changed to son is indexed as granddaughter. 23 years old should be her son. [2] She passed away in 1985.

""Residence"" In 1900, she lived in Oak Park Twp, Minnesota. Her parents were born in Norway. [3]


  1. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch Alma M Gowan in household of Ira F Gowan, International Falls, Koochiching, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 21, sheet 8B, line 34, family 172, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1102; FHL microfilm 2,340,837.
  2. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch Minnesota > Koochiching > International Falls City, International Falls, Ward 3 > 36-19B [from 36-19: International Falls City Ward 3 bounded by (N) city limits; (E) ward line, 8th Av, ward line; (S) city limits; (W) city limits; also Island View Village > image 24 of 28]; citing Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012.
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch Minnesota > Marshall > ED 107 Oak Park Township > image 12 of 15; citing NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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