Robert McGavin, Jr. (1843 - 1916) MP

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Nicknames: "Rob't", "McGarin", "McGaven", "Mc Garin", "Mc Gaven", "McGavern", "Mc Gavern"
Birthplace: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
Occupation: Carpenter
Managed by: Danny Franklin Drollinger
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Immediate Family

About Robert McGavin, Jr.

Robert McGavin, Jr., son of Robert McGavin, Sr. (1808 - 1891) and Janet Johnston (1808 - 1864) was born 5 July 1843 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He emigrated to Utah Territory in 1855 with his mother, three sisters, and his brother. Once in Utah, Robert married two half-sisters who were daughters of Lysander Gee. Robert McGavin died 21 April 1916 at Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, at the age of 73, and was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, United States.

Marriage and Children

  1. Rozelia Bowley Gee (1848 - 1918)
    1. Theresa Laura Mcgavin (1867-1869)
    2. Sarah Inez McGavin (1869-1903)
    3. Rozelia Irene McGavin (1872-1912)
    4. Robert Lysander McGavin (1874-1892)
    5. Almon Eddie McGavin (1876-1939)
    6. Jeanette May McGavin (1879-1942)
    7. George Gee McGAVIN (1888-1977)
  2. Caroline Rowe Gee (1863 - 1934)
    1. Sidney Rowe McGavin (1877-1912)
    2. Agnes Emerette McGavin (1879-1879)
    3. Charles Fredrick McGavin (1881-1943)
    4. Roland McGavin (1883-1961)
    5. Emma Isabelle Mc Gavin (1885-1926)
    6. Effie Pearl McGavin (1887-1939)
    7. Elsie McGavin (1890-1990)
    8. James Dunn McGavin (1892-1954)
    9. Mary McGavin (1894-1985)
    10. Myrtle McGavin (1897-1969)
    11. Jessie Fern McGavin (1899-1983)
    12. Erma McGavin (1901-1995)
    13. Beatrice McGavin (1903-1969)

Discussion

His headstone lists 1844 as the year of his birth; this is an error.

Sources

  • Find A Grave Memorial# 75883147
  • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel: Robert McGavin
  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah; page 1058.
  • 1880 United States Federal Census. Name: Rob't. Mc Garin [Robert Mc Garin] [Rob't. McGavin] ; Age: 57; Birth Year: abt 1823; Birthplace: Scotland; Home in 1880: Springdale, Kane, Utah; Race: White; Gender: Male; Relation to Head of House: Self (Head); Marital Status: Married; Spouse's Name: Rosilie Mc Garin [Caroline Gee Mc Garin] ; Father's Birthplace: Scotland; Mother's Birthplace: Scotland; Occupation: Carpenter; Household Members: Rob't. Mc Garin 57; Rosilie Mc Garin 32; Sarah Inez Mc Garin 11; Rosilie Irene Mc Garin 9; Robert Ligsender Mc Garin 6; Almon Edie Mc Garin 4; Jeanette Mc Garin 1; Caroline Gee Mc Garin 19; Sidney Rowe Mc Garin 3. Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Springdale, Kane, Utah; Roll: 1336; Family History Film: 1255336; Page: 425D; Enumeration District: 028. Source Information: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • 1900 United States Federal Census. Name: Robert Mcgavin [Robert Mcgavern] ; Age: 56; Birth Date: Jul 1843; Birthplace: Scotland; Home in 1900: Gray, Bingham, Idaho; Race: White; Gender: Male; Immigration Year: 1860; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married; Spouse's Name: Caroline Mcgavin; Marriage Year: 1876; Years Married: 24; Father's Birthplace: Scotland; Mother's Birthplace: Scotland; Household Members: Robert Mcgavin 56; Caroline Mcgavin 38; Sidney Mcgavin 23; Frederic Mcgavin 19; Roland Mcgavin 17; Izabel E Mcgavin 14; Effie P Mcgavin 12; Elsie Mcgavin 10; James Mcgavin 7; Mary Mcgavin 5; Myrtle Mcgavin 3; Jessie F Mcgavin 1. Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Gray, Bingham, Idaho; Roll: 232; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0021; FHL microfilm: 1240232. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.
  • 1910 United States Federal Census. Name: Robert Mc Gavin [Robert Mcgavin] ; Age in 1910: 67; Birth Year: abt 1843; Birthplace: Scotland; Home in 1910: Jack Knife, Bingham, Idaho; Race: White; Gender: Male; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married; Spouse's Name: Caroline Mc Gavin; Father's Birthplace: Scotland; Household Members: Robert Mc Gavin 67; Caroline Mc Gavin 48; Rolland Mc Gavin 26 [20] ; Effie Mc Gavin 23; James Mc Gavin 18; Mary Mc Gavin 15; Myrtle Mc Gavin 13; Jessie Mc Gavin 11; Irma Mc Gavin 8; Betrice Mc Gavin 6. Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Jack Knife, Bingham, Idaho; Roll: T624_222; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0052; FHL microfilm: 1374235. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Idaho Death Index, 1911-51. Name: McGavin, Robert; Year: 1916; Certificate Number: 014474; County of Death: Bonneville; City: Idaho Falls; Date of Death: 21 Apr 1916; Date of Birth: 5 Jul 1843. Source Information: Ancestry.com. Idaho Death Index, 1911-51 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003. Original data: Bureau of Health Policy and Vital Statistics. Idaho Death Index, 1911-51. Boise, ID, USA: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
  • Sons of Utah Pioneers Memorial Gallery Index Cards. Name: Robert McGavin; Spouse: Caroline Gee; Birth Date: 5 Jul 1877; Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland; Death Date: 20 Apr 1916; Death Place: Idaho; Pioneer: before 1869; Chapter: Twin Peaks; Donor: Erma Blackham. Source Information: Ancestry.com. Sons of Utah Pioneers Memorial Gallery Index Cards [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001. Original data: Card index created by the Sons of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Millennium File. Name: Robert Gavin; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 5 Jul 1843; Birth Place: Glasgow, Lnrk, Scottland; Death Date: 21 Apr 1916; Death Place: Idaho Falls, Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA; Burial Date: 23 Apr 1916; Burial Place: Idaho Falls, Idahoaho Falls, Idaho; Marriage Date: 7 Oct 1876; Marriage Place: Idaho Falls, Idaho; Father: Robert Gavin; Mother: Janet Johnston; Spouse: Caroline Gee; Children: Myrtle gavin; Myrtle gavin; Spouse Father: Lysander Gee; Spouse Mother: Maryette Rowe. Source Information: Heritage Consulting. Millennium File [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003. Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting.




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Robert McGavin, Jr.'s Timeline

1843
July 5, 1843
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
1865
October 7, 1865
Age 22
Tooele, Tooele, Utah Territory, United States
1872
January 27, 1872
Age 28
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
1876
October 21, 1876
Age 33
St. George, Washington, Utah Territory, United States