Posted By:Mary THiele Fobian
Subject:your McGONIGLE research
Post Date:October 23, 2008 at 14:47:36
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Forum:Clayton County, IA Genealogy Forum
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What is your source for Bart B McGONIGLE's birth in Texas? For the most part, the censuses indicate he was born in Missouri, as does his WWI draft card.

1900 US Census IA Clayton Monona, ED 60:
In the 1900 census it appears that Bart and his father are residing with John McGonigle's sister, "Bobert" Clamanda. This census indicates that Bart was born in MO in Sep 1890. The census says that John has been married for 10 years, but his wife isn't enumerated in this household. (I've downloaded the census image and can send it to you as an email attachment if you'd like to contact me at: maryfobian [at] comcast [dot] net. Please reference 1900 McGONIGLE.)

1905 IA State Census > Clayton > Monona
In 1905, Clinda appears to have been residing with several BURGESSes, and John and Bart appear to have been living together--all in Monona in Clayton County.

In the 1910 census, Bart's birthplace is given as Wisconsin. He is a boarder, and listed as single.

1910 US Census, IA Clayton Monona, ED 70
In 1910, John and Clinda are living together.

1915 IA State census shows both John H. and Clinda living in Luana. At that time Bart resided in Monona, and appears to have been single.

The WWI draft card says he was born in Cabool, MO.

In 1925 Bart is living with his mother, and both indicate they are widowed. The entry for Bart indicates that his parents were married in Iowa.

Apparently John, Clinda and Bart are buried together (John and Clinda inscribed on the same stone):

Luana City Cemetery
McGonigle, Clinda 1855-1933
McGonigle, John 1841-1916
McGonigle, Bart 1890-1962

At some other time I may be able to check Oelwein newspapers for references to this family; at the moment the service through which I access newspapers is unavailable.