Mary Ellen McGowan 1875
Mary Ellen is listed in the 1901 Irish Census as a resident in her parents' home in Doocastle, County Mayo.
Mary Ellen married Andrew Kenny in Manhattan, New York on Nov 1, 1903. It is not known if they met in Ireland or in New York.
It appears Mary Ellen returned to Swineford for the birth of their three eldest children: Winnifred Elizabeth (1906), Johanna (1907) and John James (1909). She joined her husband in British Columbia in May 1911 aboard the Empress of Britain.
They had six more children in British Columbia: Mary (1912), Joseph Patrick (1913), Frank Andrew (1915), Nora Agnes (1917), Genevieve Catherine (1919) and Rita Theresa (1921
|Date of Birth||12th Dec 1875|
|Date of Death||12th Aug 1955|