Descendants of Ryan Gowdy
Generation No. 1
1. RYAN4 GOWDY (RYAN3, JOHN2, JAMES1) was born 1818 in Georgetown, Brown Co., Ohio, and died 18 Apr 1882 in Shelby County, IL,Shelbyville, IL. He married EMILY KILPATRICK 07 Mar 1844 in Brown County Ohio by E. Estell, M.G.. She was born in Ohio or Kentucky, and died 04 Feb 1895 in Jackson County, Kansas City, MO of pneumonia, was living at 1612 Holmes.
Children of RYAN GOWDY and EMILY KILPATRICK are:
2. i. WILLIS O.5 GOWDY, b. 02 Aug 1857, Georgetown, Brown Co.,Ohio; d. 07 Feb 1914, Shelby County, IL, buried at Mt. Carmel, Shelbyville, IL.
ii. FRANK GOWDY, b. 1854.
iii. SARAH E. GOWDY, b. 1860.
iv. GEORGE LYON GOWDY, b. 1845, Georgetown, Brown Co., Ohio; d. 05 Aug 1892, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., ILL.; m. DELIA YATES.
v. CURTIS GOWDY.
vi. CHARLES GOWDY.
vii. BESSIE GOWDY.
Generation No. 2
2. WILLIS O.5 GOWDY (RYAN4, RYAN3, JOHN2, JAMES1) was born 02 Aug 1857 in Georgetown, Brown Co.,Ohio, and died 07 Feb 1914 in Shelby County, IL, buried at Mt. Carmel, Shelbyville, IL. He married NANNIE E OWENS, daughter of ADAM OWENS and PRICILLA ANDERSON. She was born 1861 in Shelby County, IL, and died 1912 in Shelby County, IL.
Children of WILLIS GOWDY and NANNIE OWENS are:
3. i. RAY ALBERT6 GOWDY, b. 29 Jan 1889, Shelby County, IL; d. 13 Sep 1963, Windsor, IL, Shelby County.
ii. ORBIE GOWDY, b. 1886.
More About ORBIE GOWDY:
Fact 1: full name was Lawrence Orba Gowdy
iii. OWEN GOWDY, b. 1881.
More About OWEN GOWDY:
Fact 1: full name was Willis Owen Gowdy
iv. HALLIE GOWDY.
v. LULA GOWDY, b. 1896; m. BEN WALKER.
Notes for LULA GOWDY:
First marriage was to a Mr. Valentine, had a son who died in infancy. Never had
any other children.
More About LULA GOWDY:
Fact 1: full name was Lulux L. Gowdy, m. Ben Walker.
4. vi. HIRAM (HIE) GOWDY, b. May 1904, Shelby County, IL..
vii. ETHEL BELLE GOWDY, b. 1883, Shelby County, IL.; d. 1902, Shelby County, IL., buried at Mt. Carmel Cem..
Generation No. 3
3. RAY ALBERT6 GOWDY (WILLIS O.5, RYAN4, RYAN3, JOHN2, JAMES1) was born 29 Jan 1889 in Shelby County, IL, and died 13 Sep 1963 in Windsor, IL, Shelby County. He married BESSIE ELIZABETH RANKIN 08 Nov 1916 in Coles County, IL., daughter of WILLIAM RANKIN and MARTHA WALKER. She was born 26 Apr 1897 in Strasburg, IL, Shelby County, IL, and died 06 Apr 1992 in Windsor, IL, Shelby County.
Children of RAY GOWDY and BESSIE RANKIN are:
5. i. VIVIAN LELA7 GOWDY, b. 01 Feb 1919, Shelbyville, Illinois.
ii. MARJORIE HELEN GOWDY, b. 28 Aug 1917, Shelby County, IL.; d. 13 Dec 1996, Friday Harbor Wa, buried Windsor Cem. Shelby Co IL.
4. HIRAM (HIE)6 GOWDY (WILLIS O.5, RYAN4, RYAN3, JOHN2, JAMES1) was born May 1904 in Shelby County, IL.. He married BERNICE SIDELL May 1937 in Shelby County, IL., daughter of JOHN SIDELL.
Child of HIRAM GOWDY and BERNICE SIDELL is:
6. i. CYNTHIA KAY7 GOWDY, b. 01 Jul 1938.
Generation No. 4
5. VIVIAN LELA7 GOWDY (RAY ALBERT6, WILLIS O.5, RYAN4, RYAN3, JOHN2, JAMES1) was born 01 Feb 1919 in Shelbyville, Illinois. She married (1) JOSEPH ANTHONY STEGMEYER, son of ADAM STEGMEYER and BARBARA BREHM. He was born 26 Jan 1920 in Chicago, IL, and died 15 Jun 1962 in Chicago, IL. She married (2) THOMAS LEROY ELAM 03 Jun 1936 in Findley, Illinois, son of JOEL ELAM and BESSIE LATCH. He was born 13 Aug 1914 in Stewardson, Illinois, Shelby County, and died 08 Mar 1971 in Sarasota, Florida.
Child of VIVIAN GOWDY and JOSEPH STEGMEYER is:
i. NANCY ELIZABETH ELAM8 STEGMEYER, b. 28 Mar 1945, Indianapolis, IN.
Children of VIVIAN GOWDY and THOMAS ELAM are:
7. ii. NANCY ELIZABETH8 ELAM, b. 28 Mar 1945, Indianapolis, Indianna.
8. iii. JANET LYNNE ELAM, b. 04 Oct 1946, Shelbyville, IL., Shelby County.
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