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John Thomas "Mac" McGown, Sr.

Male 1918 - 2002  (83 years)


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  • Name John Thomas "Mac" McGown  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Suffix Sr. 
    Nickname Mac 
    Born 2 Apr 1918  Burkeville, Newton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Jan 2002  Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Notes 
    • Obituary
      Sabine County Reporter
      January 15, 2002, page 16

      John Thomas "Mac" McGown, 83, of Beaumont died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at his residence.

      He was born April 29, 1918 in Burkeville and was raised in Hemphill. McGown moved to Beaumont in the early 1940's. he was the Past Master of Lodge 286, and he proudly served his country during World War II with the 494 Bomb Squad in the U S Army. He was a retiree of Beaumont Motor Company, having worked there for 33 years. He was also a member of St. Luke Methodist Church sicne 1945.

      Survivors: his wife, Carolyn Himel McGown; sons, Ray E. O'Bannion and wife Karen, Chris A. O'Bannion and wife Susie, and Daniel L. O'Bannion; daughter, Jackie O'Bannion Lujan and husband, Eddie;  grandchildren, Shawnna O'Bannion, Shaun O'Bannion, Molly O'Bannion, Collin O'Bannion, Amy Moffett, Derek Moffett, Aislyn O'Bannion, Aidan O'Bannion, Bea Lujan Moore, Edward Lujan, Gabby Lujan, and Lisa Lujan; great grandchildren, Dustin Moffett, Brooke Moffett, and Haley Moore, and a niece LaNell Short.

      Funeral services set of 10 am (Wednesday)...graveside rites will follow at Hemphill City Cemetery...Memorial Contributions to St. Luke Methodist, Beaumont...or the American Cancer Society...
    Person ID I15413  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Andrew Lewis "Bud" McGown,   b. 23 Jan 1877, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1956, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Emma B. Waller,   b. 3 Nov 1884, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1980, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Family ID F13465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lola Cordelia Davidson,   b. 4 Dec 1913, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1980, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1941  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. John "Johnny" Thomas McGown, Jr.,   b. 27 May 1949, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1972, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F5738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 1918 - Burkeville, Newton County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 2002 - Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S444] Unknown Compiler "Davidson, Richard and White, Ruth Benina Descendancy Chart" 61 pages, handwritten by one of their children., Courtesy of Bettye Bragg Wagstaff of Sabine County Genealogical Society.

    2. [S60] McCary, Kay P. "Hemphill City Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 59970394 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), January 15, 2002, page 16 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1299] 1940 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 4 Enumerated April 9, 1940 SD 42-2 SD 202-6 Sheets 2 B and  51 O 1000 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 4 Enumerated April 25, 1930 ED 202-6 SD 19 Sheet 9A 182-196 (Reliability: 3).