Mary MUNGOVAN CONSIDINE McGOWEN

John next married Mary MUNGOVAN32, daughter of Patrick MUNGOVAN and Margaret McMAHON, on 25 Aug 1890 in Seward,
Seward, Nebraska, United States.

Mary was born on 12 Sep 1837 in , Clare, Ireland, United Kingdom,33 died on 13 Feb 1928 in Ulysses, Butler, Nebraska, United States at age 90, and was buried on 15 Feb 1928 in Ulysses, Butler, Nebraska, United States.

Noted events in her life were:
* Other names for Mary were Mary CONSIDINE33 and Mary MUNARSON.34
* Religion: Catholic.
* Alt. Birth: 1849.
* Emigration: 1850 or, 1849, , , , Ireland. to USA
* Census: 1860, Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States.11
* Census: 1870, Douglas, Otoe, Nebraska, United States.12
* Census: Precinct M, 1880, , Seward, Nebraska, United States.21
* Census: C Precinct, 1900, , Seward, Nebraska, United States.35
* Census: 19 Apr 1910, York, York, Nebraska, United States.36
* Census: 6 Jan 1920, D Township, Seward, Nebraska, United States.37

Noted events in her life were:  Paul's Family History: Mary Mungovan was born in Clare County, Ireland, September 12,1837. When 12 years old, she came to this country with her parents, brother and sister. She married to Stephen Considine at Owege, New York, in 1854. They moved westward to Pennsylvania, after living in Chicago which at the time was the size of Ulysses, NE. Later living at Rock Island, Illinois, Davenport, Iowa, Elkhorn and Lincoln, NE. They settled on a homestead near Friend, NE in 1872, the country then being dotted with sod houses, the grasshoppers came in clouds and Indians were frequent visitors.
In December 1873 her husband was killed in a railroad accident and she was left to rear the family of small children which she did lovingly, faithfully and well, and her children arise and call her blessed.
She and the children removed to Ulysses, NE. in 1881. She was married to John McGowen in 1890, who passed away eleven years later. She spent her remaining years with relatives at David City, York, and Ulysses, NE.
She leaves to mourn her going children; James Considine, Billings, Montana, P.J. Considine, David City, and Mrs. William Coyle of near Ulysses. She succumbed to her ninety years and passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter Mrs. William Coyle on February 13, 1928.

1860 United States Federal Census for Mary Considine, Age in 1860: 23, Birth Year: abt 1837, Birthplace: Ireland, Home in 1860: Davenport, Scott, Iowa, Gender: Female, Post Office: Davenport
Household Members: Stephen Considine 33, Mary Considine 23, John Considine 5, Timothy Considine 2, Hannora Considine 1.12
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Davenport, Scott, Iowa; Roll: M653_340; Page: 263; Image: 415.

1870 United States Federal Census for Mary Considine, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837, Age in 1870: 33, Birthplace: Pennsylvania,
Home in 1870: Douglas, Nebraska, Race: White, Gender: Female, Post Office: Chicago
Household Members: Stephen Consideed 39, Mary Consideed 33, John Consideed 15, Timothy Consideed 12, Norah Consideed 10, Patrick Consideed 7, Cornelius Scanlon 27. Ellen Scanlon 19, Hans Jansen 24

1880 United States Federal Census for Mary Considine, Home in 1880: Precinct M, Seward, Nebraska, Age: 42, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838, Birthplace: Ireland, Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head), Father's birthplace: Ireland, Mother's birthplace: Ireland,
Marital Status: Widowed, Race: White, Gender: Female
Household Members: Mary Considine 42, Elizebeth Considine 9, Margret Considine 7
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct M, Seward, Nebraska; Roll: T9_756; Family History Film: 1254756; Page: 484.1000; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 0260.

1900 United States Federal Census for James McGowen, Home in 1900: C Precinct, Seward, Nebraska, Age: 80, Birth Date: Apr 1820, Birthplace: Ireland, [England], Race: White, Ethnicity: American, Immigration Year: Unkn, Relationship to head-of-house: Head, Father's Birthplace: Ireland, Mother's Birthplace: Ireland, Spouse's Name: Mary, Marriage Year: 1890, Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 10, Residence : Staplehurst Village, Seward, Nebraska,
Household Members: James McGowen 80, Mary McGowen 62, Maggie McGowen 27, John McGowen 15
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: C Precinct, Seward, Nebraska; Roll: T623 940; Page: 8A

1901 Petition for Allowance to family.                                                                    Blade Print, Seward, Neb.
In the County Court of Seward County, Nebraska
                                                       Present, J.J. Thomas, County Judge
In the matter of the Estate of McGowen Deceased. / Petition for Allowance to Family
       Now comes Mary McGowen, and respectfully show to the court:
That John McGowen, the said deceased, died on or about the 11th day of September 1901 leaving a last will and testament, letters testamentary having been heretofore duly issued by said court upon the estate of said deceased.
      That your petitioner now resides at the farm, County of Seward, State of Nebraska; and sustained widow's relation to said deceased.
      That said deceased left him surviving Mary McGowen as his widow, she being the Petitioner herein & he left no minor children, all of his children being of full age at the time of his death.
      And that your petitioner constitutes the family of said deceased.
      Your petitioner further shows to the Court at the time of the death of said John McGowen she was residing with him upon his farm in Seward County Nebraska & that she & said deceased constituted his family at that time and that said testator was at the time of his death actually engaged in the business of agriculture.
That your petitioner owns no property and has no income, in addition to her widow's proportion in the estate of said deceased, except the use of the farm before which the Deceased & she resided at the time of his death, and that said farm is encumbered by mortgages & interest due on the same to the amount of about $3,000 to $3,100.
And that the income derived from said property amounts to $300n to $400 per annum.
      That your petitioner, as the widow of deceased, has selected as provided by law, the following named articles of belonging to deceased, which do not exceed in value the sum of $500.00, to-wit:
1 Bay Mare about 23 yrs old $2.00, one Bay mare about 12 yrs old $12.00, 1 sorrel Horse about 21 years old 6.00, 1 Red & white spotted Cow 11years old $20.00, 1 red cow line back 10 years old, 15.00, 1 Red Cow 8 years old $20, 1 Red cow 3 years old $16.00, 1 Black Cow 4 years old $16, 1 Red & white heifer 18 months old $12.00, 1 Roam steer Calf 5ms old 6.00, 1 Red Heifer Calf 5 mos old $6.00, 1 Red Heifer calf 5 mos old $ 6.00, 1 Roam steer Calf 4 Mos old $4.00, 1 Top Buggy $5.00, 1 Lumber Wagon 12.00, 1 set Double horse harness & nets $15, 1 stirring Plow $2.50, 1 Cultivator $7.00, 3/5 bu of wheat $141.70, 10 Bu Rye $4.00, 12 head of Hogs over 2 mos old $72.00, 3 head of hogs over 6 mos old 27.00, 31 head of pigs under six Mos old $34.00=Total val $461.25.
The above articles are claimed by me as exempt and they descend to me under the provisions of section 176 of Chapter 23 of Compiled statutes of the State of Nebraska for 1901, and are taken by me at their appraised value and in addition to the above mentioned articles, she has also selected as provided by law, personal property belonging to deceased, the same now exceeding the value the sum of $200.00 and described as follows, to-wit:
1 Red Heifer Calf 10 Months old $8.00 - 35 acres corn is the field $112.00 and 2/5 of 50 acres of Corn in the field $80.00. Total $200.00
The above articles are claimed by me under the provisions of Section 176 of Chap. 23 Compiled statutes of Nebraska for 1901. And are taken at their appraised Value.
      That your petitioner believes the estate of said deceased is wholly solvent; that the personal property belonging to said estate will not be sufficient to pay all debts of deceased, and the expenses and costs of administration.
But there is sufficient Real Estate to pay all Just debts & costs & expenses of settling said Estate.

9 Nov 1901 Notice to Creditors
In the county court of Seward county, Nebraska. In the matter of the estate of John McGowan, deceased.
The creditors of said estate will notice that the time limited for filing claims against said estate is May 14th, 1902; and for payment of debts is October 12th, 1902; that I will sit at the county court room in said county on December 14th, 1901, and on may 15th 1902, to receive, examine, adjust, allow and determine claims duly filed, and all claims not filed as above will be barred.
     Witness my hand and the seal of said court this 12th day of October 1901.
(Seal)                                                                      J. J. Thomas
                                                                               10-17-4 County Judge

Proof of publication
State of Nebraska, County, / ss
I, W. H. Smith, being duly sworn, depose and say that I am the editor and publisher of the Seward Independent-Democrat, a weekly newspaper, printed and published at Seward, Nebraska, and of a general circulation in the County of Seward, and state of Nebraska, and that the attached notice, entitled Notice to Creditors was published in said newspaper for four consecutive weeks, the first insertion having been made on the 17th day of October A. D. 1901. The said newspaper was at the time of publication a legal newspaper, as defined by the Statues of the State of Nebraska.
Printer's fees $2.40                                                 W. H. Smith
                                    Subscribed in My Presence, and sworn to before me, the 9th day of November 1901
                                                                                 J. J. Thomas
                                                                                    County Judge

1904 THIS INDENTURE Made this Fourth day of April 1904 between Mary McGowen, the widow of John McGowen Deceased of Butler County Nebraska party of the first part, and Thomas McGowen of Butler County Nebraska party of the second part.
      Witnesseth, that the said party of the first part, in consideration of the covenants of the said party of the second part, hereinafter set forth, does by these presents lease to the said party of the second part the following described property, to-wit: The North West Quarter of Section Seventeen (17) and the North West Quarter (1/4) of the North West Quarter (1/4) of Section Sixteen, (16) all in Township Twelve (12) North of Range Two (2) East of the 6th P.M. the same being situate in Seward County in the State of Nebraska.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same to the said party of the second part from the First day of March 1905 for and during the natural life of the said first party.
And the said party of the second part, in consideration of the leasing of the premises as above set forth, covenants and agrees with the party of the first part to pay the said party of the first part, as rent for the same, the sum of Two Hundred & forty ($240.00) DOLLARS for Each & Every year during the remainder of the natural life of the said first party payable as follows, to-wit: the sum of $60.00 on the 1st day of March 1905, $60.00 the 1st day June 1905, $60.00 the 1st day September 1905, $60.00 the 1st day December 1905, and the like sums of $60.00 on the first day of Each March, June, September & December of each year thereafter during the remainder of the natural life of the said first party. It being understood that said rent is to be paid each quarter in advance on the dates above stated & said money to be paid to or sent to said first party at her place of residence during said period. The said second party is likewise to pay all taxes on said premises subsequent to the year 1904, and is to pay to the State of Nebraska all interest & finical on the school land above leased that may come due after the year 1904. The said first party to pay the school land interest for the year 1904.
The said second party is to keep the buildings on said premises insured during said rental period for their insurable value in some good responsible Insurance Co. and is also to comply with and henceforce all the conditions required to be performed - the said first-part under the provisions of the Last Will and testament of John McGowen while was? ? date June 17th 1897 & which was admitted to probate on October 12th 1961 by the County Court of Seward County, Nebraska & said second party is likewise to pay all the unpaid claims allowed against the Estate of the said John McGowen Deceased and all costs & attys. fees in settling said Estate.
The said party of the second part further covenants with the said party of the first part, that at the expiration of the time mentioned in this Lease, peaceable possession of the said premises shall be given to the said party of the first part, in as good condition as they now are, the usual wear, inevitable accidents, and loss by fire excepted; and that upon the non-payment of the whole or any portion of the said rent at the time when the same is above promised to be paid, the said party of the first part may, at her election, declare this Lease at an end, and recover possession as if the same was held by forcible detainer; the said party of the second part hereby waiving any notice of such election, or any demand for the possession of said premises.
AND IT IS FURTHER CONVENANTED AND AGREED, Between the parties aforesaid that said first party is to pay the interest on the $2000 mortgage given to Stull Bros. on the first described tract of land that comes due on June 1st and December 1st, 1904, and said second party is to pay the interest on the same thereafter when the sum becomes due as a last of it with of said premises - The said second party is to pay all the balance of said claims against said ? & the balance of costs and attorneys fees on the 1st day of March 1905.
      The covenants herein shall extend to and be binding upon the heirs, executors, and administrators of the parties of this Lease.
      WITNESS the hands of the parties aforesaid. Mary Mcgowen
                                  Witness:                                                           Thomas McGowen
                                                                                                           R. S. Norval

1 Jun 1906 IN THE COUNTY COURT OF SEWARD COUNTY, Nebraska:
                                 In the matter of the Estate of                                              John McGowen Deceased
To the Judge of the County Court of Seward County, Nebraska:
Your petitioner Mary McGowen respectfully shows that on the 12th day of October 1901 she was duly appointed by said Court Executrix of the Estate of John McGowen Deceased, and took upon herself the burden and office thereof; and that twelve months having elapsed since the appointment of your petitioner, as aforesaid and all debts and charges against said Estate having been fully paid and discharged and all special bequest have been fully paid and discharged she is desirous of having a settlement of her final account this day filed, and a decree of final settlement and distribution entered thereon, according to law. That the names, age, residence and relationship to the deceased of the heirs at law, legatees and devisees of said deceased are as follows:
Name                                    Age              Residence                                  Relationship to deceased
James J. McGowen                41           Greely, Nebraska                             son and general legatee
Thomas McGowen                 59           Ulysses, Nebraska                           son and general legatee
George H. McGowen             47           Greely, Nebraska                             son and general legatee
Susan Gibb                             55           Staplehurst, Nebr.                            daughter and legatee
Mary Kelly                             51           Staplehurst, Nebraska                      daughter and legatee
Nancy O'Day                         49            Exeter, Nebraska                             daughter and legatee
Ellen McCarthy                     44            Ponea, Nebraska                              daughter and legatee
Katie Kelley, formally          
Katie Gibb daughter of
Andrew Gibb                         30           Garrison, Nebraska                           niece and gen. legatee
      Your petitioner therefore prays this Court for a final settlement and allowance of such account, as filed; for an assignment of the residue of said Estate to the persons entitled thereto by law; and for a discharge from her trust as such Executrix, and that for these purposes, a time and place be fixed for examining, settling and allowing such account, and entering said orders, and such notice thereof ordered given, as the law may require, and as to the Court May seem proper.
                                      Dated, Seward Neb., June 1st 1906
                                                  Mary Mc Gowen
                                       Address David City Nebraska

The State of Nebraska,
                                     County of Seward /                                 ss Mary McGowen
Being first duly sworn, says she is the petitioner named in the above petition; that she signed the same; that she knows the contents thereof; and that the facts therein stated are true, as she verily believes.
                                                                            Mary Mc Gowen
                                    Signed in my presence, and sworn to before me, this first day of
                                                               June 1906
                                                                      HN Colman
                                                                              Notary Public

I further report to the Court that the said George H. McGowen & his wife have entered into an agreement and obligation with me to pay to me the sum of $20.00 per month for the remaining period of my natural life for an life Estate & interest in the Real Estate of the said decease & in consideration thereof I have relinquished & conveyed to him my life interest in said estate and that therefore said Estate is fully settled and that there is no further reason for holding open said estate and I therefore ask that this be taken and considered as my final and full report, & that the same be examined passed upon and allowed & that an order be extend discharging me and canceling my bond & releasing me & my bondsment from an further obligation & for such further order & decree as may be proper.
I further Report that James J. McGowen one of the sons of said Deceased as to where the said testator John McGowen by & under the third paragraph of his will bequeathed a special bequest in the sum of $1,000, has sold assigned and transferred his said bequest to his brother George H. McGowen and the said George H. McGowen has duly filed his assignment of said bequest in this Court and he has also filed with me his neift & voucher which I file herewith for said $1,000, bequest & that therefore all debts claims costs and special bequests have been fully paid and satisfied in force & said Estate fully adiceivestend.
                                                                  SUMMERY
                                                                                                                               Dollars    Cents
                                                  Total amount Received,
                                                  Total amount Paid Out,
Balance Due,
       All of which is respectfully submitted.                                       Mary Mc Gowen
Dated this first day of June 1906 executrix of the Estate of John McGowen Decd.
The State of Nebraska,
      County of Seward /               ss Mary McGowen Executrix of the Estate of John McGowen Deceased being duly sworn, says the fore going account is in all respects Just and true, and that to the best of her knowledge and belief she has therein accounted for all the Estate of said deceased that has come into her possession and Knowledge, or the possession of anyone for her.
                                                                      Mary McGowen
        Subscribed and sworn to before me this first day of June 1906
                                                                     Signature cut off

1910 United states Federal Census for Mary Mcgowan, 19 Apr 1910, York, York, Nebraska, United States, Age in 1910: 72, Estimated birth year: abt 1838, Home in 1910: 4-Wd York, York, Nebraska, Race: White, Gender: Female
Series: T624; Roll: 857; Page: 198A; Enumeration District: 211; Part: 2; Line: 47.

Nan Colling's Letter: Nov 4, 1914: Harold will Stay with Grandma

1920 United States Federal Census - State: Nebraska, County: Seward, City: D Township, Call Number/URL: , Enumeration District: 179, Sheet #: 1 A, Enumeration Date: 6 Jan 1920, Line #: 48, Place of Abode - 2. House #: FM, 3. Dwelling #: ?, 4. Family #: 9, 5. Name: McGowen, Mary, 6. Relationship: Mother-in-law, Personal Description - 9. Sex: F, 10. Color: W, 11. Age: 88, 12. Marrital state: W, Citizenship - 13. Year of immigration: 1849, 14. Naturalization or Alien: 15. Year of naturalization: 1854, Education - 17. Can read and 18. Can write: yes, Nativity and Mother Tongue - Place of Birth: Ireland, 20. Mother Tongue: English, 21. Father's Birth Place: Ireland, 22. His Mother Tongue: English, 23. Mother's Birth Place: Ireland, 24. Her Mother Tongue: English, 25. Can speak english: yes, Occupation - 26. Trade: none
Image Source: Year: 1920; Census Place: Township D, Seward, Nebraska; Roll: T625_1002; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 172; Image: 52.

Children from McGowen marriage were: None.  Her Children fathered by Stephen CONSIDINE were John, Timothy, Honnora, Patrick, Elizabeth, Margaret and James CONSIDINE.

Marriage Notes: Paul: Mary Considine was 52 when she married John McGowen. He was 70. She had 5 children at the time of their marriage.
(I believe he married her because he felt Alzheimer's coming on and he wanted someone to take care of him. As many of my family have suffered from it and are desendants of two of his children, John and Mary thro Nancy McGowen and John O'Dea.)

John married Mary (Mungovan) Considine on August 25, 1890 at her home in Seward County, Nebr.



Marriage Record:
The State of Nebraska, Seward County          >    ss In County Court
Be it rememmered, That on this 22 day of August A.D. 1890 there was filed in this office the following:
Affidavit on Application for Marriage license:
I, John McGowen of Seward County, State of Nebraska, aged 70 years, do solemnly swear that John McGowen and Mrs. Mary Considineare parties for the marriage of whom a LICENSE is applied for; that John McGowen is of the age of 70 years and upward, of sound contracting mind, and unmarried, that said Mary Considine is of the age of 52 years and upward, of sound contracting mind, and unmarried, and may lawfully contract and be joined in marriage.
I furthermore do solemnly swear that the following schedule, containing the names of the aforesaid parties, their age, color, place of
birth, residence and parents' names, is correct in every particular to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief, to-wit:
Name of Parties    Age    Color    Place of Birth      Residence
John McGowen    70       white         Ireland        Seward Co, Nebr.
Mary Considine    52       white         Ireland        Seward Co., Nebr.
    Father's Name                 Mother's Name
Thomas McGowen             Bridget O'Day
Patrick Munarson            Margaret McMahon
Subscribed and sworn to before me August 22, 1890 John McGowen's mark witness to signature

CH Miner Seal WH Miner County Judge

Thereapon was issued and recored License in the words and figures following:
Marriage License
The State of Nebraska, Seward County ss
Office of the County Judge
License is hereby granted to any person authorized to soleminize marriage according to the laws of said State, to join in marriage Mr. John McGowen and Mrs. Mary Considine of the county aforesaid whose ages, residences, etc., are as follows:
Names of Parties    Age   Color    Place of Birth       Residence
John McGowen      70     white          Ireland       Seward Co, Nebr.
Mary Considine      52     white          Ireland       Seward Co., Nebr.
     Father's Name                 Mother's Name
Thomas McGowen               Bridget O'Day
Patrick Munarson              Margaret McMahon
and the person joining them in marriage is required to make due return of the annexed Certificate to the County Judge of said County within three months, of the names of the parties, time and place of marriage, and by whom solemnized.

SEAL

In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of said Court, at my office in Seward, in said Counyt, this 22 day of August A.D. 1890.
SH Miner County Judge
And Be It Further Remembered, that afterwards, and on this 26 day of August A.D. 1890, there was filed and recorded herein Certificat and return in the words and figures following:

Certificate of Marriage
To the County Judge of Seward County, Nebraska:
This certifies, that on the 25th day of August S.D. 1890, at Residence of Bride Susan C. in said County, according to law and by
authority, I duly JOINED IN MARRIAGE Mr. John McGowen and Mrs. Mary Considine and there were present as witnesses Hugh Kelley Jr. of Seward County, Nebr., and his wife Mrs Mary Kelley of Seward County. Nebr.
Given under my hand the 26th day of August A.D. 1890 Rev. Dennis A. Kelley, Catholic Priest

Mary's Stone


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