Descendants of Jack Gawn: Donegore and Ballyboley


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Thomas Gawn

Son of Jack Gawn
Born 1795
Lived at Ballyboley
Occupation: Nailor
Died January 17, 1872 at Ballyboley< Co. Antrim


Sarah Wallace
Born 1797 at Kilwaughter
Died July 17, 1879 at Ballyboley



Sarah Elizabeth Gawn born 1824

John Gawn born 1827

Robert Gawn born 1829

William Wallace Gawn born 1830

Thomas Gawn born 1839
Records show that Annie Gawn born February 1844 in Ireland, widow of Thomas Gawn died September 18, 1910 aged 67 at 227 Godwin Street, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey and buried in Laurel Grove Memorial Park.  She and possibly Thomas emigrated to U.S.A in 1861
His brother William Wallace Gawn and nephew Samuel Hunter Gawn also lived in Paterson.

Jane Gawn born 1843

According to the letter from his grandson Robert Gawn re. his ancestry there were three other daughters

On the passenger list of the Andrew Foster arrival Ellis Island, New York 1855 were Mary Gawn aged 30 (born C. 1825) and Ellen Gawn aged 26 (born C. 1828). They were accompanied by Jane Wallace aged 26, who could have been a cousin.  It is possible that Mary and Ellen are two of these three daughters.

It is possible that the third daughter was Margaret Gawn born 1820/30 who married Archibald Reid of Kilrea before 1849.








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