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John B. McGowan Collection


John Burney McGowan (1941-2009) was an historian and researcher interested in Hyde County genealogy and history. He extensively documented his own family, the McGowan family, as well as many other eastern North Carolina families. The John B. McGowan Collection, 1990-2009, contains reproductions of census records, family trees, birth and death records, military records, images, and other genealogical data largely related to the McGowan family, as well as historical information about Hyde County.

Title

John B. McGowan Collection

Collection Number

PC.5211

Date(s)

1990-2009

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Language

English

Physical Description
Cubic feet
7.00
Abstract

John Burney McGowan (1941-2009) was an historian and researcher interested in Hyde County genealogy and history. He extensively documented his own family, the McGowan family, as well as many other eastern North Carolina families. The John B. McGowan Collection, 1990-2009, contains reproductions of census records, family trees, birth and death records, military records, images, and other genealogical data largely related to the McGowan family, as well as historical information about Hyde County.

Physical Location

5C1-5C4

Creator

McGowan, John Burney, 1941-2009

Repository

Outer Banks History Center


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by Linda McQueen, OBHC volunteer, July 2018.


John Burney McGowan was born in Hyde County in 1941. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in history and a passion for genealogy. During his lifetime he pursued his interest in collecting information on Hyde County and eastern North Carolina, their ancestral histories, and his McGowan family roots. He was active in the Hyde County Historical and Genealogical Society and served as webmaster for the group. McGowan died in 2009 and is buried in the family plot at Soule Cemetery in Swan Quarter, North Carolina.


John McGowan originally donated his collection to the Hyde County Historical and Genealogical Society at an unknown date. The collection was donated to the Outer Banks History Center by the HCHGS in March 2016.


[Identification of item], PC.5211, John B. McGowan Collection, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.


Donated by the Hyde County Historical and Genealogical Society, March 2016.


The John B. McGowan Collection, 1990-2009, contains reproductions of census records, family trees, birth and death records, military records, images, and other genealogical data largely related to the McGowan family, as well as historical information about Hyde County.


  • McGowan Family
  • Hyde County Historical and Genealogical Society
  • Hyde County (N.C.)--Genealogy
  • Hyde County (N.C.)--History
  • Hyde County (N.C.)--Maps

Folder: 1:1.1  
Business Directory - 1866 - 1908

Folder: 1:1.2  
Deeds - 1782 - 1787

Folder: 1:1.3  
General Genealogy

Folder: 1:1.4  
Genealogical Correspondence

Folder: 1:1.5  
History/Articles

Folder: 1:1.6  
Juniper Bay Drainage Commission

Folder: 1:1.7  
Marriage Licenses

Folder: 1:1.8  
Newspaper Articles

Folder: 1:1.9  
South Mattamuskeet Baptist Church

Folder: 1:1.10  
Website

Folder: 1:2.1  
English/Scottish Immigrants

Folder: 1:2.2  
Irish Correspondence

Folder: 1:2.3  
Irish Genealogy

Folder: 1:2.4  
Irish History - 1788 - 1850

Folder: 2:3.1  
Beaufort - 1820

Folder: 2:3.2  
McGowans - 1764 - 1920

Folder: 2:3.3  
Currituck - 1880

Folder: 2:3.4  
Hyde - 1790-1800

Folder: 2:3.5  
Hyde - 1810

Folder: 2:3.6  
Hyde - 1850

Folder: 2:3.7  
Hyde - 1860 (2)

Folder: 2:3.8  
Hyde - 1880

Folder: 3:3.9  
Fairfield - 1880

Folder: 3:3.10  
Lake Landing -1880

Folder: 3:3.11  
Ocracoke - 1880

Folder: 3:3.12  
Swan Quarter

Folder: 3:3.13  
McGowans - 1880

Folder: 3:3.14  
North Carolina - 1700s - 1800s

Folder: 3:3.15  
Pitt - 1840 -1870

Folder: 3:3.16  
Tyrrell - 1800's

Folder: 3:3.17  
McGowans - 1759 -

Folder: 3:4.1  
Beaufort County - 1755

Folder: 3:4.2  
Carteret County - 1779

Folder: 4:5.1  
Beaufort County - McGowans

Folder: 4:5.2  
Chatham County - 1774 - 1846

Folder: 4:5.3  
Craven County - 1912

Folder: 4:5.4  
Hyde County - McGowans - 1795 - 1926

Folder: 4:5.5  
Pitt County - McGowans

Folder: 4:6.1  
Colonial North Carolina

Folder: 4:6.2  
Eastern North Carolina

Folder: 4:6.3  
Genealogical Counties of the US

Folder: 4:6.4  
Hyde County

Folder: 4:6.5  
Immigration Routes to North Carolina

Folder: 4:6.6  
Ireland 1300 -1600

Folder: 4:6.7  
McGowan Settlements in North Carolina

Folder: 4:6.8  
National Aerial View

Folder: 4:6.9  
North Carolina - 1710

Folder: 4:6.10  
North Carolina Topography

Folder: 4:6.11  
Union County

Folder: 4:6.12  
Western States of the U.S.

Folder: 4:7.1  
Algonquin Indians

Folder: 4:7.2  
Cape Hatteras Life Saving Station

Folder: 4:7.3  
Sailing Vessels

Folder: 4:8.1  
Berry Words

Folder: 4:8.2  
Stotesbury Family Newsletters

Folder: 4:8.3  
Tillett Archaeology Site Report - Wanchese, NC (original copy)

Folder: 5:9.1  
Revolutionary War: Hyde County

Folder: 5:9.2  
Revolutionary War: McGowan Family

Folder: 5:9.3  
War of 1812

Folder: 5:9.4  
Civil War: Champney Diary

Folder: 5:9.5  
Civil War: General

Folder: 5:9.6  
Civil War: Hyde County

Folder: 5:9.7  
Civil War: McGowan Family

Folder: 5:9.8  
Civil War: Images

Folder: 5:9.9  
Civil War: Southern Claims Commission

Folder: 5:9.10  
Civil War: Third Regiment

Folder: 5:9.11  
World War I & II Veterans

Folder: 6:10.1  
Coat of Arms

Folder: 6:10.2  
Deeds

Folder: 6:10.3  
Genealogy

Folder: 6:10.4  
History - Eastern Family Members

Folder: 6:10.5  
History - Western Family Members

Folder: 7:11.1  
Amos - 1840 - 1920

Folder: 7:11.2  
Andrew - d.ca. 1787

Folder: 7:11.3  
Britty - Pension Papers

Folder: 7:11.4  
Bryant Dempsey - 1815

Folder: 7:11.5  
Caroline - 1838

Folder: 7:11.6  
Dorman Steele - 1874 - 1950

Folder: 7:11.7  
McGowan/Dunning

Folder: 7:11.8  
Frank - Confederate Records

Folder: 7:11.9  
Henry - 1812 d.ca. 1882

Folder: 7:11.10  
Henry (Illinois) - 1844 - 1871 - m. Julie

Folder: 7:11.11  
Henry Lawrence - 1853-1930 - m. Ann

Folder: 7:11.12  
Hosea - 1805 - 1855- m. Nancy

Folder: 7:11.13  
Isaac - 1796 - 1853 - m. Dorcas Carawan

Folder: 7:11.14  
Jesse Grant - b.ca.1864 - m. Margaret M. Squires

Folder: 7:11.15  
James Alton - Composition Books

Folder: 7:11.16  
James - 1774 - 1855 - m. Elizabeth Hodges

Folder: 7:11.17  
James W. Sr. - 1846 -1882 - m. Fanny Berry

Folder: 7:11.18  
James (Tennessee) - 1841 -1927 - m. Amanda Martin

Folder: 7:11.19  
James (Tennessee) Pension Papers

Folder: 7:11.20  
Job - 1779 - 1860

Folder: 7:11.21  
John - 1740 - 1800

Folder: 7:11.22  
John Charles - 1879 - 1928 - m. Lizzie Ewell

Folder: 7:11.23  
John F. - 1850 - m. Matilda Liberman

Folder: 7:11.24  
John Jordan - 1867 -1911 - m. Sarah Dunbar

Folder: 7:11.25  
John M. - 1789 - 1868 - Civil War Records - m. Catherine Teal

Folder: 7:11.26  
John Sylvester - 1849 - 1910 - m. Sarah Cooke

Folder: 7:11.27  
John Thurman - 1917 - 1989 - m. Ina Mae Crain

Folder: 8:11.28  
John - 1842 - 1914 (Illinois) - m. Miranda

Folder: 8:11.29  
John (Illinois) Civil War Records

Folder: 8:11.30  
John L. - Personal Correspondence

Folder: 8:11.31  
Joseph, Sr. - 1746 - 1801 - m. Martha

Folder: 8:11.32  
Joseph, Jr. - 1769 - 1850

Folder: 8:11.33  
Joseph - 1797 - 1866

Folder: 8:11.34  
Josephus - 1858 - 1915 - m. Catherine Sawyer

Folder: 8:11.35  
Levi - 1796 - 1875 - m. Sally Eborn

Folder: 8:11.36  
Louisa - 1868 - Tennessee

Folder: 8:11.37  
Martha Elizabeth - 1851 - 1881 - m. James E. Berry

Folder: 8:11.38  
Mary - 1805 - 1876 - m. Willoughby Richardson

Folder: 9:11.39  
Maheatable - (Hettie) d.ca. 1870

Folder: 9:11.40  
Nancy - b.ca. 1812 - m. Uriah Harris

Folder: 9:11.41  
Nancy - b.ca. 1821 - m. Joseph Pledger

Folder: 9:11.42  
Others

Folder: 9:11.43  
Ozias Denton - 1850 - 1936

Folder: 9:11.44  
Paul - Correspondence from 1990s

Folder: 9:11.45  
Perry Bartlet - 1870 - 1952

Folder: 9:11.46  
Rebecca - b.ca. 1815 - m. John Emory

Folder: 9:11.47  
Robert - 1836 - 1917- m. Mary Ann Gentry (Tennessee)

Folder: 9:11.48  
Samuel - 1808 - 1851 - m. Sarah Markham

Folder: 9:11.49  
Sarah H. (Williams) Estate Records

Folder: 9:11.50  
Sylvester - b.ca. 1810 - m. Eleanor Chadwick (Land Deeds)

Folder: 9:11.51  
Thomas - 1823 - 1897

Folder: 10:11.52  
Walker - 1818 (Alabama)

Folder: 10:11.53  
Wiley - 1803 - 1868 - m. Tabitha Marris

Folder: 10:11.54  
William, Sr. - (McGound) 1708 - 1782 - m. Francis Hendricks

Folder: 10:11.55  
William, II - 1774 - 1807 - m. Nancy

Folder: 10:11.56  
William, H. - m. Martha

Folder: 10:11.57  
William Thomas - 1880 - 1954 (Missouri)

Folder: 10:11.58  
William W. - 1814 - 1855 - m. Rebecca Davis

Folder: 10:11.59  
WilliamW. - 1838 - 1862 - m. Britania Spain

Folder: 10:11.60  
William W, Sr - 1815 - 1888 - m. Martha Ann Moore

Folder: 11:12.1  
Beaufort

Folder: 11:12.2  
Caldwell

Folder: 11:12.3  
Columbus

Folder: 11:12.4  
Craven

Folder: 11:12.5  
Duplin

Folder: 11:12.6  
Iredell

Folder: 11:12.7  
New Hanover

Folder: 11:12.8  
Onslow

Folder: 11:12.9  
Orange

Folder: 11:12.10  
Pitt

Folder: 11:12.11  
Robeson

Folder: 11:12.12  
Rowan

Folder: 11:12.13  
Tyrrell

Folder: 12:13.1  
Arkansas

Folder: 12:13.2  
Georgia

Folder: 12:13.3  
Illinois

Folder: 12:13.4  
Kansas

Folder: 12:13.5  
Kentucky

Folder: 12:13.6  
Maryland

Folder: 12:13.7  
Mississippi

Folder: 12:13.8  
Missouri 1

Folder: 12:13.9  
Missouri 2

Folder: 12:13.10  
Oklahoma

Folder: 13:13.11  
Other

Folder: 13:13.12  
South Carolina 1

Folder: 13:13.13  
South Carolina 2

Folder: 13:13.14  
Tennessee 1

Folder: 13:13.15  
Tennessee 2

Folder: 13:13.16  
Texas

Folder: 13:13.17  
Virginia

Folder: 13:14.1  
Ireland

Folder: 13:14.2  
Scotland

Folder: 14:15.1  
Alderson, John - ca. 1760- m. Ann

Folder: 14:15.2  
Allen, John - d. 1778 - m. Agnes

Folder: 14:15.3  
Armstrong, William March - 1898 Descendant's List

Folder: 14:15.4  
Bailey, Clary, Nixon Families

Folder: 14:15.5  
Ballard, John ca. 1729 - m. Mary

Folder: 14:15.6  
Bartel, Joel - m. Sarah Silvester

Folder: 14:15.7  
Benson, Alexander - d.ca. 1806 - m. Martha (Orange County)

Folder: 14:15.8  
Benson Family - Others

Folder: 14:15.9  
Benson, Massey 1726 - 1800 - m. Elizabeth

Folder: 14:15.10  
Benson, Reuben - 1775 - 1828- m. Dorcas

Folder: 14:15.11  
Berry Family 1

Folder: 14:15.12  
Berry Family 2

Folder: 14:15.13  
Berry, James Edward - 1844 Descendants List

Folder: 14:15.14  
Berry, John, Sr. - 1778 - 1858 -m. Rebecca Benson

Folder: 14:15.15  
Berry, John, Jr.- 1817 - 1898 - m. Sallie Stotesbury

Folder: 14:15.16  
Berry, William - b.ca. 1726 - 1765 - m. Sarah Green

Folder: 14:15.17  
Boomer Family

Folder: 14:15.18  
Boomer, Henry - 1797 - 1845

Folder: 14:15.19  
Boomer, Henry Jones - 1844 - 1885 - m. Eliza

Folder: 15:15.20  
Brickhouse, Samuel - 1840 - 1920 - m. Caroline Richardson

Folder: 15:15.21  
Brickhouse, Samuel - Civil War Papers

Folder: 15:15.22  
Bridgeman Family

Folder: 15:15.23  
Brinson, Caison - ca 1693 - m. Francis Marsh

Folder: 15:15.24  
Brinson/Marsh Families

Folder: 15:15.25  
Cahoon, Benjamin S. - 1879 - 1964 - m. Anna Ethel McGowan

Folder: 15:15.26  
Carawan, Columbus - 1875 - 1953 (Private Letter)

Folder: 15:15.27  
Carawan Family

Folder: 15:15.28  
Carrowan, James Green - 1810 - 1873

Folder: 15:15.29  
Carrowan, John, Sr. - d.ca. 1770

Folder: 15:15.30  
Carrowan, Mannon - ca 1792 - m. Rebecca?

Folder: 15:15.31  
Carrowan, William - d. 1804

Folder: 15:15.32  
Cathey/Waddell Family Genealogy

Folder: 15:15.33  
Cathey Family History - 1737 - 1953

Folder: 15:15.34  
Cozzens, Harriet - Pension Papers

Folder: 15:15.35  
Credle, Frances, Sr. - 1778 - 1808 - m. Mary Balance

Folder: 15:15.36  
Credle, Frances Jr. - d.ca. 1796 - m. Mary

Folder: 15:15.37  
Credle, John, Sr. - 1777 - 1852 - m. Priscilla Gibbs

Folder: 16:15.38  
Dailey, Edmund - 1780 - 1820's - m. Clarissa Toler

Folder: 16:15.39  
Dailey Family

Folder: 16:15.40  
Davis Family

Folder: 16:15.41  
Davis, John B. - 1803 - 1844 - m. Mary

Folder: 16:15.42  
Dunbar, Thomas -b.ca 1760

Folder: 16:15.43  
Emory, Zachariah - d. 1893 - m. Eliza

Folder: 16:15.44  
Fisher, David - m. Sally Benson

Folder: 16:15.45  
Gentry, Bartlet, Jr. - 1803 - 1893 - m. Eleanor Mundy

Folder: 16:15.46  
Gibbons, Samuel - 1674 Servant's List

Folder: 16:15.47  
Gibbs Family Deeds

Folder: 17:15.48  
Gibbs, Caison, Sr. - d.ca. 1825 - m. Nancy Lockhart

Folder: 17:15.49  
Gibbs, Henry, Sr. - d.ca. 1763 - m. Anne

Folder: 17:15.50  
Gibbs, Jesse - ca. 1787 - 1854

Folder: 17:15.51  
Gibbs, Joseph, Sr. - d.ca. 1794 - m. Mary Brinson

Folder: 17:15.52  
Gibbs, Joseph, Jr. - d.ca. 1819 -m. Esther

Folder: 17:15.53  
Gibbs, Thomas - d. 1807

Folder: 17:15.54  
Green, John - d.ca. 1749

Folder: 17:15.55  
Guilford, Diana - 1750 (Legal Document)

Folder: 17:15.56  
Gurganus, Aaron - d.ca. 1812 - m. Weltha

Folder: 17:15.57  
Gurganus Family

Folder: 17:15.58  
Gurganus, Nicholas

Folder: 17:15.59  
Harris Family

Folder: 17:15.60  
Helton Family (Tennessee)

Folder: 17:15.61  
Hendricks, Frances - b.ca 1650

Folder: 17:15.62  
Hendricks, Solomon - d. 1774

Folder: 17:15.63  
Hodges Family

Folder: 17:15.64  
Hudson Family

Folder: 17:15.65  
Huggins, John

Folder: 18:15.66  
Jacobs, Isaac

Folder: 18:15.67  
Jarvis, David Sylvester, Sr. - 1820 - 1873

Folder: 18:15.68  
Jarvis, David Sylvester, Jr - 1850 - 1918 - m. Missouri Williams

Folder: 18:15.69  
Jarvis Family Deeds

Folder: 18:15.70  
Jarvis Family Genealogy

Folder: 18:15.71  
Jarvis Family Photos and Wills

Folder: 18:15.72  
Jarvis, Foster, Sr. -1694 - 1750 - m. Frances Martin

Folder: 18:15.73  
Jarvis, Foster, Jr. - d. 1769 - m. Savannah Jacobs

Folder: 18:15.74  
Jarvis, Foster III- d 1797 - m. Elizabeth Mason

Folder: 18:15.75  
Jarvis, Foster IV - 1771 - 1813 - m. Delacey (Tennessee)

Folder: 18:15.76  
Jarvis, Ruby Hill - 1882 - 1970

Folder: 18:15.77  
Jarvis, Sylvester Selby - 1792 - 1862 - m. Annis Gibbs

Folder: 18:15.78  
Jarvis, Thomas - ca 1694 -m. Dorcas Foster

Folder: 18:15.79  
Jarvis, William Lunford - d. 1849 - m. Kittura Dailey

Folder: 18:15.80  
Jenkins Family

Folder: 18:15.81  
Jones, David - d.ca - 1753

Folder: 18:15.82  
Jones, Robert William - b. 1827 - m. Olive

Folder: 18:15.83  
Jordon, John - d.ca. 1775

Folder: 18:15.84  
Lockhart, John - d.ca. 1783

Folder: 19:15.85  
Martin, John - 1616 - 1666 - m. Grace Dyer

Folder: 19:15.86  
Mason, Benjamin - 1708 - 1772 - m. Elizabeth Foster Jarvis

Folder: 19:15.87  
Mason, Jesse - 1848

Folder: 19:15.88  
Mason, James

Folder: 19:15.89  
Mason, John, Sr. - ca. 1662 - m. Mary Winfield

Folder: 19:15.90  
Mason, Roger, Sr. - 1682 - 1755 - m. Mary

Folder: 19:15.91  
Mason, Thomas - 1602 - 1655 - m. Ann French (England)

Folder: 19:15.92  
Mason, William - ca. 1632

Folder: 19:15.93  
Rupert, John J. - Civil War Records

Folder: 19:15.94  
Sermon, Elijah

Folder: 19:15.95  
Sharpe, William - 1923 - 1991

Folder: 19:15.96  
Silvester, Richard - d.ca. 1762

Folder: 19:15.97  
Stevenson, James - Irish Immigrant

Folder: 19:15.98  
Stotesbury Family Deeds

Folder: 19:15.99  
Stotesbury Family General Genealogy

Folder: 19:15.100  
Stotesbury Family Genealogy by Russell Stotsbury 1

Folder: 19:15.101  
Stotesbury Family Genealogy by Russell Stotsbury 2

Folder: 19:15.102  
Stotesbury Family Irish Records

Folder: 19:15.103  
Stotesbury, Ira H. - 1809 - 1888

Folder: 20:15.104  
Stotesbury, John Aaron - 1793 -1862

Folder: 20:15.105  
Stotesbury, John Pryor - d.ca. 1847

Folder: 20:15.106  
Stotesbury, Mary (Polly)

Folder: 20:15.107  
Stotesbury, Tilman - 1831 - 1867

Folder: 20:15.108  
Stotesbury, William A. III - Ocean City, Maryland - Correspondence

Folder: 20:15.109  
Stuchburg, John - ca. 1760's

Folder: 20:15.110  
Swindell, Edmond

Folder: 20:15.111  
Swindell, John

Folder: 20:15.112  
Swindell House Photo

Folder: 20:15.113  
Toler Family

Folder: 20:15.114  
Tunnel Family

Folder: 20:15.115  
Waddell Family Deeds

Folder: 20:15.116  
Wallace Family

Folder: 20:15.117  
Watson, William, Sr - d.ca. 1801

Folder: 20:15.118  
Weston Family Photos

Folder: 20:15.119  
Williams, Benjamin, Sr. - 1767 - 1831 - m. Charlotte Wallace

Folder: 20:15.120  
Williams, Benjamin - 1832 - 1870 - m. Rhoda Gibbs

Folder: 20:15.121  
Williams, Edward - d. 1739

Folder: 20:15.122  
Williams, John, Sr. - 1735 - 1787 - m. Elizabeth?

Folder: 20:15.123  
Williams, John Willis - 1797 - 1837 - m. Dorcas Credle

Folder: 20:15.124  
Williams, Joseph, Sr. - 1737 -1825

Folder: 20:15.125  
Williams, Joseph, Jr.

Folder: 20:15.126  
Williams, Parrot, Sr. - 1774 - 1845

Folder: 20:15.127  
Williams, Rhoda - 1823 - 1908

Folder: 20:15.128  
Williams, Robert - Composition Book

Folder: 20:15.129  
Williamson, Tully - ca 1821 - (Land Deed)

Folder: 21:16.1  
SK Publications - 1798 - 1830 Craven County NC Census

Folder: 21:16.2  
SK Publications - 1860 Beaufort County NC Census

Folder: 21:16.3  
SK Publications - 1870 Beaufort County NC Census

Folder: 21:16.4  
SK Publications - 1880 Beaufort County NC Census

Folder: 21:16.5  
SK Publications - 1910 Pamlico County NC Census

Folder: 21:16.6  
1830 - 1840 White County Tennessee Census - Unable to Open

Folder: 21:16.7  
1850 White County Tennessee Census - 123 Files

Folder: 21:16.8  
Family Tree 1

Folder: 21:16.9  
Family Tree 2

Folder: 21:16.10  
Background History: Ft. Clark and Ft. Hatteras, Text and Images from Heath (1999)

Folder: 21:16.11  
Tillett Excavation

Folder: 21:16.12  
J.B. Gentry

Folder: 21:16.13  
Beaufort & Hyde County Info

Folder: 21:16.14  
NC Hyde, NCUSCT, NCUV Census Records

Folder: 21:16.15  
Gateway D: Program Files, Word Files

Folder: 21:16.16  
JMACK1

Folder: 21:16.17  
JMACK2

Folder: 21:16.18  
Heritage Books Archive: The Massey Family of Worcester County, Maryland