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11277Re: [genpcncfir] Worthington/McGowan/Anderson

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  • Louise Champion
    Mar 5, 2004
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      Do any of you know of a Jenny McGowan (maiden name)who
      married Earl Nichols (b. 1908)? They lived in the
      area. Louise

      --- Carol Singh <csinghworthington@...> wrote:
      > Dear Paula, Sorry! I didn't mean to add suspense.
      > No!
      > She didn't. Instead, she told her mother that if the
      > family continued to insist, she would leave home and
      > make her own way in the world. In the end, her
      > mother
      > realized that young Jenny was not going to change
      > her
      > mind. I believe, though, that the family held out
      > too
      > long for an anulment to be granted and that the
      > marriage therefore ended in divorce. Jenny married
      > again some years later (as you know) John Baker.
      > Widowed, she married third, my grandfather Alfred
      > Worthington son of Alfred Worthington and Sarah
      > Frances McGowan. By the way, Maude McGowan was
      > Jenny's
      > cousin! Later, Carol
      > --- Paula Baker <paulabaker69@...> wrote:
      > > Please finish the story. Did she ever go home
      > with
      > > him?
      > >
      > > Paula
      > > --- Carol Singh <csinghworthington@...>
      > wrote:
      > > > Dear Cousin Lisa, I believe she was! Can you
      > > > imagine?
      > > > I'm wondering who Maude's parents were. The
      > > > Andersons,
      > > > Mama said, were very close friends of the
      > > McGowans.
      > > > An
      > > > aunt, as I understand it, of Charles Anderson
      > who
      > > > was
      > > > a dear friend of Jacky Ann McGowan actually
      > > > introduced
      > > > her nephew to Grandma Jenny. Not many months
      > > later,
      > > > the couple was engaged. For whatever reason,
      > after
      > > > the
      > > > marriage ceremony, Grandma Jenny refused to go
      > > home
      > > > with her groom (according to Mama) but went back
      > > > home
      > > > with her own family while everyone tried to
      > > > pursuade
      > > > her to give the marriage a chance. The story
      > about
      > > > "Big foot Worthington is also interesting since
      > so
      > > > many of the Worthington men (and a few of the
      > > > daughters) had big feet. Uncle Mark, for
      > example,
      > > > wore
      > > > a 16A with a quad A heel! Mama had to order his
      > > > shoes!
      > > > I doubt if many Worthingtons had larger feet
      > than
      > > > his,
      > > > though he was never known by any nickname!
      > Later,
      > > > Carol--- lisascarola <feonadorf@...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > > Emily Carol,
      > > > >
      > > > > Was your grandmother Jennette married to the
      > > same
      > > > > Charles Anderson,
      > > > > who had previously to Maudrin "Maude" McGowan.
      > I
      > > > > recieved an email to
      > > > > day that asked me some questions about him. I
      > > will
      > > > > forward the email
      > > > > to you because I know you will find it
      > > > interesting.
      > > > > I'm just waiting
      > > > > to hear back from the author to see if it's
      > ok.
      > > > >
      > > > > Cousin,
      > > > > Lisa
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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