Margaret Ann Gale

ID# 6859, (1868 - 28 Feb 1952)

Margaret Ann Gale was born in 1868 at German, Isle of Man.

Margaret Ann Gale was baptised on 31 Jan 1868 in German, Isle of Man,

Parents: William Wesley Gale & Sophia Callister.1

Margaret Ann Gale married John Cowley, son of John Cowley and Jane Teare, on 7 Aug 1907 at St Barnabas', Douglas, Isle of Man,

John Cowley,
aged 54 (1853)
Father: John Cowley
Margaret Ann Gale,
aged 39 ( 1868)
Father: William Wesley Gale
Both listed as Single.2,3

As of 7 Aug 1907,her married name was Cowley.

Margaret appeared on the 1911 Isle of Man Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of John Cowley at Ballagarraghyn, Jurby, Isle of Man;
COWLEY John, Head, 57, Mar, Farmer, Own Account, Andreas
COWLEY Margaret Ann, Wife, 43, Mar, married 3 yrs, No Children born, German

John Cowley, Ballagarraghyn, Jurby was the informant.4

Margaret died on 28 Feb 1952 at Jurby, Isle of Man, at age 84 years.5

Margaret was buried on 2 Mar 1952 at Jurby Churchyard - Old, Jurby, Isle of Man,

In loving memory of
John Cowley
of Ballararraghyn, Jurby
who died Jan 24th 1919
aged 67 years.
"Until the day break, and the shadows flee away".
Margaret Ann
wife of the above
who died Feb 28th 1952
aged 84 years.6,7

Family: Margaret Ann Gale and John Cowley


  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Isle of Man, Births and Baptisms, 1821-1911," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 08 Sep 2013), Margaret Anne Gale, 31 Jan 1868.
    Film No 106724.
  2. [S83] Registry IOM, IOM Registers, - District Douglas, St Barnabas' Page 154 Reg COE. Hereinafter cited as IOM Registers.
  3. [S33] International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI), "Isle of Man, Marriages, 1849–1911," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 08 Sep 2013), John Cowley and Margaret Ann Gale, 07 Aug 1907.
    Film No 454979.
  4. [S176] PRO England, 1911 Isle of Man Census ( National Archives England, 2 April 1911), 1911 Jurby Isle of Man, RG14/ Piece 34695 Sch No 13. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Isle of Man Census.
  5. [S83] Registry IOM, IOM Registers: - District Ramsey, Vol 187 Page 936.
  6. [S43] Cemetery Records , IOM FHS Jurby MI - Old. No 325. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.
  7. [S43] Cemetery Records, IOM FHS Jurby Parish Burial Register 1606 - 1989 CD.