Biography of Miss Josephine E. McGean


McGean, Miss Josephine E., Hamburg, p. o. Blasdell.-Miss McGean's father, James, was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1820, and at the age of seventeen came to America with his tutor, locating in Buffalo, N. Y. At the age of eighteen he married Ellen Wade, and they had eight children who grew to maturity: William W., Ellen J., James, Isabella, John H., David T., Annie T. and Josephine E. (as above). Mr. McGean was a successful business man, and died January 29, 1865; his widow, November 27, 1890. William W. McGean was a college graduate and held the office of captain as a soldier in the late war. He married Sarah Sherman; Ellen J. married Edward Mitchell, and they had five children; James married Mary O'Brien and they had five children; Isabella J. married John M. Henderson and they had six children; John H. married Elizabeth Congdon and they had two children; David T. married Celestia Oliver and they have one daughter; Annie T. married Charles Winner and they had two children.

Our County and its people
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Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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