126 Nacogdoches, TX

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TEXAS

The original name of the town of Nacogdoches was Pueblo de Nuestra Senora del Pilar de Nacogdoches.
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James Jackson Goen was born in South Carolina March 15, 1811, according to his tombstone as recorded in “Nacogdoches County Cemetery Records.” He arrived in Nacogdoches County about 1850.

The 1850 census of Nacogdoches County recorded that James Jackson Goen, age 23, single and a carpenter, was born in South Carolina in 1827. He was living in the household of Constantine Hardeman, No. 45-45, a farmer who had been born in South Carolina.

On February 2, 1854 he was married to Miss Martha F. A. Thomason, daughter of David Thomason and Martha Jane Hamil Thomason, according to Nacogdoches County Marriage Book B, page 159. B. E. Shavers, minister of the gospel, performed the ceremony. David Thomason was born in Virginia in 1796 and Martha Jane Hamil Thomason was born January 5, 1809. They had arrived in Nacogdoches County in 1839 while Texas was a republic.

Later that year, on October 3, 1854, James Jackson Goen purchased 200 acres of land located 17 miles east of Nacogdoches at a sheriff’s sale. Three months later, he had an opportunity to make a profit. On January 19, 1855 James Jackson Goen sold to Peter B. Fewel of Nacogdoches the 200 acres of land for $100, according to Deed Book L, page 590. Fewel gave him $25 in cash and a note for $75. James Jackson Goen posted bond to guarantee title.

The household of James Jackson Goen, No. 529-529, appeared in the 1860 census of Nacogdoches County as:

“Goen, Jackson 47, born in Georgia, farmer
$1,774 personal property
Martha 31, born in Tennessee
Bettey 6, born in Texas
Durham 3, born in Texas”

No explanation can be made for the discrepancy between the 1850 and the 1860 census returns in the age of James Jackson Goen nor in his place of birth. In 1862 he enlisted in the Texas Third Brigade during the Civil War. He was also a member of Company H, Seventeenth Texas Cavalry Regiment, C.S.A. He was included in a voter registration list of precinct 3 in Nacogdoches County in 1867. In the registration he stated that he had lived in Nacogdoches County about 17 years.

On January 6, 1868 James Jackson Goen purchased 135 acres located 12 miles east of Nacogdoches from Amanda Johnson at 50c an acre for $67.50, according to Nacogdoches County Deed Book Q, page 1.

“James Goen” appeared as the head of Household No. 318-325 in the 1870 census of Nacogdoches County:

“Goen, James 59, born in SC, farmer
Martha F. 40, born in TN
Jane E. 15, born in TX
James D. 14, born in TX
Martha I. 6, born in TX

On August 15, 1971 James Jackson Goen received a pre-emption land grant from the State of Texas for 81.7 acres of land located 10½ miles east of Nacogdoches, according to the state land commissioner’s file No. 3992.

James Jackson Goen died September 19, 1887 and was buried in Thomason Cemetery near the Melrose community in Nacogdoches County. He was buried near his father-in-law, David Thomason who died in 1877. Martha Jane Hamil Thomason died in October 1899.

“M. F. Gowen,” along with her son, “J. D. Gowen,” appeared in the 1890 tax list of the county, according to “Index of 1890 Tax List of Nacogdoches County, Texas” by Carolyn Ericson.

Martha F. A. Thomason Goen applied for a Confederate Widow’s Pension and was initially denied. Later she received Pension No. 10168. In her pension application she stated that he had lived in Nacogdoches County since 1839. “Martha Goyen,” believed to be Martha F. A. Thomason Goen died March 16, 1910, at age 83, according to Nacogdoches County death records.

Children born to James Jackson Goen and Martha F. A. Thomason Goen include:

Jane Elizabeth “Betty” Goen born about 1854
James Durham Goen born about 1857
Martha Isabella Goen born about 1864

Jane Elizabeth “Betty” Goen, daughter of James Jackson Goen and Martha F. A. Thomason Goen, was born in Nacogdoches County about 1854. She appeared as a six-year-old in the household of her father in the 1860 census of Nacogdoches County. “Elizabeth Gowen” was married to T. H. Carnley October 25, 1876, according to Nacogdoches County Marriage Book D, page 183.

James Durham Goen, second child of James Jackson Goen and Martha F. A. Thomason Goen, was born in Nacogdoches County, Texas about 1857. He appeared in his father’s household in the 1860 census as a three-year-old. He was married December 28, 1882 to Frances Ellen Baker at Nacogdoches, according to Nacogdoches County Marriage Book E, page 115. “J. D. Gowen,” along with his mother, “M. F. Gowen” appeared in the 1890 tax list, according to “Index to 1890 Tax List of Nacogdoches County.”

Children born to James Durham Goen and Frances Ellen Baker Goen include:

Abbie Lou Goen born about 1884
Dora Pearl Goen born about 1886
Norma Mary Goen born about 1888
Ethel Jewel Goen born September 16, 1896

Abbie Lou Goen, believed to be a daughter of James Durham Goen and Frances Allen Baker Goen, was born about 1884 in Nacogdoches County, according to Birth Record Book 21, page 467.

Dora Pearl Goen, believed to be a daughter of James Durham Goen and Frances Allen Baker Goen, was born about 1886 in Nacogdoches County, according to Birth Record Book 24, page 482.

Norma Mary Goen, believed to be a daughter of James Durham Goen and Frances Allen Baker Goen, was born about 1888 in Nacogdoches County, according to Birth Record Book 32, page 154.

Ethel Jewel Goen, sixth child of James Durham Goen and Frances Allen Baker Goen, was born September 16, 1896 in Nacogdoches County, according to BVS File 789393.
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“Mrs. John Goens” died December 20, 1905 and was buried in Nacogdoches County, according to county death records.
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Myrtie Juanita Goens was married to J. T. Pleasant November 14, 1882 in Nacogdoches County, according to Nacogdoches County Marriage Book E, page 83.
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Aron Mozell Goings died March 18, 1983 according to Nacogdoches County death records.
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C. C. Goins was shown as the parent of an infant born in Nacogdoches County Septembet 6, 1935, according to BVS File No. 77566.
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Edmond Goins [Gains?] appeared in the 1850 Nacogdoches census as the head of Household 54-54:

Goins, Edmond 39, mill dresser, born in VA
Jane 25, illiterate, born in TN
Raleigh 1, born in TX”

Of Edmond Goins, Jane Goins and Raleigh Goins nothing more is known.
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Frankie Sue Goins was born April 1, 1935 in Nacogdoches, County, according to Birth Book 18, page 235.
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John E. Goins (44) married Sarah B. Smith (39) on June 1, 1978 according to Nacogdoches County marriage records.
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Reuben Calvin Goins was born August 8, 1837 in Nacogdoches. He was married to Matilda Pope, born before 1896, before 1872 . He died July 17, 1930 in Ardmore, Oklahoma and was buried there as well. Nothing more is known of Reuben Calvin Goins and Matilda Pope Goins.
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William Goins, 22 and his wife, Leora Woods Goins, 18, were the parents of Billie Lamurl Goins, their first child who was born in Nacogdoches County May 15, 1936, according to Nacogdoches County Birth Book 9, page 434. He was a farmer who lived near San Augustine, Texas.
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Joseph M. Gowan was enumerated as the head of Household 72-72 in the 1850 census of Nacogdoches County:

“Gowan, Joseph M. 28, farmer, born in Tennessee
Milla 23, born in Tennessee
Louisa 4, born in Tennessee”

Adolphus Sterne, an influential citizen of Nacogdoches, wrote in his diary November 2, 1851 that he had “received another letter from J. M. Gowan who wants to be chaplain of the Senate.”

Of Joseph M. Gowan, Milla Gowan and Louisa Gowan nothing more is known.
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Benjamin Gowen was enumerated as the head of Household 39-39 in the 1850 census of Nacogdoches County, page 115:

“Gowen, Benyos 21, born in Tennessee
Mary 20, born in Tennessee
James 1, born in Texas

Of Benjamin Gowen, Mary Gowen and James Gowen nothing more is known.
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Clarasy Gowen [or Gown] was shown in the 1850 census of Nacogdoches County living in the household of Samuel Fraser, No. 463-463. Samuel Fraser, age 40, was born in North Carolina, and his wife, Laurisa Fraser, age 40, was also born in North Carolina. From the ages and places of birth of the children, it is apparent that the family had arrived in Texas in late 1849. Clarasy Gowen was born in North Carolina about 1791.
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Harrison Gowen was shown in the criminal records of Nacogdoches County in 1844.
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Sarah Gowen, colored was married to James Galiway, colored, December 24, 1876 in Nacogdoches County by Emsley Brunson, minister, according to Nacogdoches County Marriage Book D, page 196.
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“William Gowen, laborer” was prosecuted for smuggling in Nacogdoches County May 10, 1844, according to the criminal court records of that county. He had been caught transporting without duty payment, “a hat, 10 pounds of coffee and other contraband.”
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No Gowens or varations of the name appeared in May of 1972 in the Nacogdoches telephone directory.
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Bonnie Cecile Miner Gowins, a native of North Carolina and a resident of Nacogdoches County, was born in 1937.
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Charles M. C. Gown died May 28, 1938 in Nacogdoches County, Texas, according to BVS File 24625.
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Dennis Ray Goyens (17) married Anita Mae Butcher (17) on August 15, 1968 according to Nacogdoches County marriage records.
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Danny W. Goynes died January 12, 1972 according to Nacogdoches County death records.
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Byrd McGowan died February 04, 1985 according to Nacogdoches County death records.

NAVARRO COUNTY, TEXAS

John Goen, “free colored male” was married to America Patterson, “free colored female” March 31, 1874, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 2, page 178.
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Dianne LaJuan Goin age 19, was married to Curtis DeWayne Lewis, age 20 April 18, 1970, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 40, page 549.
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Mrs. Frankie Goin, daughter of Bar. Crafford, died at Pursley, Texas September 24, 1924 and was buried at Pursley Cemetery, according to Navarro County Death Book 4, page 59. She was listed as white, female, married who “died suddenly of cause unknown.”
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G. H. Goin, white, and his wife M. A. Goin, were the parents of twin sons born November 24, 1903 at Corsicana, according to Navarro County Birth Book 1, page 67.
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J. N. Goin was married to May J. Smith December 20, 1869, according to Navarro County Marriage Book A, page 305. Of J. N. Goin and May J. Smith Goin and descendants nothing more is known.
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Jess Goin was married to Effie Fae Parteet, daughter of Edward Parteet and Clara Mae Taylor Parteet. She was born June 13, 1918. “Jess Goins, retired” and his wife, Effie F. Goins, lived at 2124 West 13th Avenue, according to the 1969 Corsicana city directory. She died of acute coronary thrombosis June 12, 1970, according to Navarro County Death Book 15, page 340. She was buried in Frost Cemetery, according to Jess Goin, her husband, informant.
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Linda Gayle Goin was born in Navarro County May 13, 1947, according to BVS File 63745.
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Dora Goines, negress, was born in Texas in 1889 of parents unknown. She died at Kerens, Texas August 22, 1915 of heart failure at age 26, according to Navarro County Death Book 3, page 16. She was buried in Samaria Cemetery.
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Floyd Goines, white male, was born August 21, 1893 in Mississippi. He was the son of “J. P. Goins and Fannie Crawford Goins,” both natives of Mississippi. Floyd Goines was married to Maude Simmons May 20, 1912, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 19, page 334. In 1915 and 1917 they lived at Kerens, Texas where he was a farmer.

Floyd Goines, a cotton ginner, died August 11, 1946 at Kerens of a coronary thrombosis, according to Navarro County Death Book 9, page 146. He was buried in Kerens Cemetery, according to C. H. Crawford, Kerens, Texas informant.

Children born to Floyd Goines and Maude Simmons Goines include:

[child] born April 19, 1912
Roy L. Goines born April 1, 1914
Clifton Horace Goines born August 29, 1915
Elsie Ruth Goines born April 27, 1917

A child, name unknown, was born to Floyd Goines and Maude Simmons Goines April 19, 1912.

Roy L. Goines, son of Floyd Goines and Maude Simmons Goines, was born April 1, 1914 in Kerens. He was married about 1937, wife’s name Ruby C. In 1950 he went to work for St. Louis Southwestern Railroad and retired in 1978 as a signal maintainer. They moved to Athens, Texas in 1956. In January 1996 he entered a nursing home in Plainview, Texas. He died there in March 1996.

He was survived by his wife of Plainview, his son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Kristie Goines of Plainview, his brother, Clifton Horace Goines of Kerens, his sister Elsie Ruth Goines of Kerens and one granddaughter, according to his obituary published in the March 8, 1996 edition of “Tyler [Texas] Morning Telegraph.”

Children born to Roy L. Goines and Ruby C. Goines include:

Jerry Goines born about 1940

Clifton Horace Goines, third known child of Floyd Goines and Maude Simmons Goines, was born at Kerens August 29, 1915, according to Navarro County Birth Book 3, page 137. He was married to Miss Hazel Estelle Hale October 20, 1938, according to Smith County, Texas Marriage Book 36, page 518. She was born at Kemp, Texas in 1920. In 1940 they lived at Kerens where he was employed as a laborer for Texas Power and Light Company. They continued in that location in 1946 and in 1996.

Hazel Estelle Hale Goines was an employee of Texas Miller Products in 1969. Clifton Horace Goines was an oilfield employee in 1946.

Children born to Clifton Horace Goines and Hazel Estelle Hale Goines include:

Rita Anzanette Goines born February 21, 1940
Patsy Ruth Goines born July 29, 1942
Clifton Ray Goines, [twin] born July 15, 1946
Carol Fay Goines, [twin] born July 15, 1946

Rita Anzanette Goines, first child of Clifton Horace Goins and Hazel Estelle Hale Goines, was born February 21, 1940 at Kerens, according to Navarro County Birth Book 10, page 412. In 1956 she was a clerk for Kress and Company, Corsicana.

Patsy Ruth Goines, second child of Clifton Horace Goines and Hazel Estelle Hale Goines was born at Kerens, Texas July 29, 1942, according to Navarro County Birth Book 12, page 508.

Clifton Ray Goines, twin son and third child of Clifton Horace Goines and Hazel Estelle Hale Goines, was born June 15, 1946, at Kerens, according to Navarro County Birth Book 40, page 438. He was married to Carolyn Jane McCulloch, age 20, August 16, 1969, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 40, page 103. Of Clifton Ray Goines and Carolyn Jane McCulloch Goines nothing more is known.

Carol Faye Goines, twin daughter and fourth child of Clifton Horace Goines and Hazel Estelle Hale Goines, was born June 15, 1946, according to Navarro County Birth Book 38, page 438. and according to BVS File 64275. She was married September 7, 1965 to Wilson Norwood Warner, Jr., age 20, who resided at 1501 West Lovers Lane, Arlington, Texas, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 38, page 338.

Elsie Ruth Goines, daughter of Floyd Goines and Maude Simmons Goines, was born April 27, 1917 at Kerens, according to Navarro County Birth Book 3, page 157. In 1974 she lived on Bazette Road at Kerens, according to the telephone directory. She continued there in 1996.
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Leonard Ewell Goines was born August 10, 1912 at Kerens of parents unknown. “L. E. Goines” was married to Ollie Faye Weaver in 1938, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 30, page 296. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy at Tyler, Texas October 9, 1944 and was stationed at San Diego, California during World War II. He was discharged as a fireman second class October 21, 1944, according to Van Zandt County Dis­charge Book 5, page 15.

On December 30, 1952 he was married to Berna Dean Glasgow, ac­cording to Van Zandt County Marriage Book 19, page 134. “L. E. Goines” lived at 918 N. Martin, Malakoff, Texas in 1974, according to the telephone directory. Of Leonard Ewell Goines, Ollie Faye Weaver Goines and Berna Dean Glasgow Goines nothing more is known.
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Helen Goings boarded at 105 North 7th Street, according to the 1922 city directory of Corsicana.
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Ada Goins died August 6, 1908 in Navarro County, according to BVS File No. 45642. Ada Goins died at the State Orphans Home at the age of three years, two months of gastro enteritis and measles, according to Navarro County Death Book 2, page 4.
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Andra M. Goins, born about 1866, was married to Cala May Bradley. A daughter born to Andra M. Goins and Cala May Bradley Goins was Bessie Goins, born November 1, 1896. On June 15, 1912 she was married to Jesse Thomas Fread, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 19, page 366. In 1968 Bessie Goins Fread lived in Corsicana.
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Artense Goins, negress was married to John Hall July 26, 1916, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 21, page 600.
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Artis Goins, retired, and his wife Ruth Goins lived at 3200 Highway 22, according to the 1969 Corsicana city directory.
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Berta Goins died March 19, 1925 in Navarro County, accord­ing to BVS File No. 11419.
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Ernest Goins was an employee of Withrow Furniture from 1960 through 1964 and lived at 621 North Main Street, according to the city directory of Corsicana.
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Mrs. Fannie Goins, negress, was a domestic living at 305 North 4th Street in 1922, according to the Corsicana city directory.
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Irene Prewitt Goins died October 3, 1981 according to Navarro County death records.
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Lena Panzie Goins died December 11, 1955 in Navarro County, according to BVS File No 63043.
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Lilliam Goins was born September 19, 1903 in Navarro County, according to BVS File No. 313738.
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Mary Ruth Goins died May 20, 1947 in Navarro County, according to BVS File No. 83411.
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Osker Goins, white male, was enumerated in the 1880 Soundex census of Navarro County with his step-son Matthew Albritton as the head of an all white household. The records may be found in Precinct 3, Volume 25, Sheet 46, Enumeration District 130, Line 28.
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Shirley Daniel Goins died September 27, 1991 according to Navarro County death records.
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Wilbert Goins, negro was married to Mary Pittman October 13, 1917, according to Navarro County Marriage Book, 22, page 456.
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Wilbur Goins, negro, was married to Pearline Jackson November 25, 1921, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 24, page 305.
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Leora Gooen was married to H. W. Cherry May 6, 1906, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 16, page 118.
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Richard Dudly Goun was born August 15 1933 in Navarro County, according to BVS File No. 124106.
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A negro male Gowan infant died September 17, 1905 of gastroenteritis, according to Navarro County Death Book 1, page 96.
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Alleen Gowan died February 21, 1923 in Navarro County, according to BVS File No. 6105.
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B. H. Gowan, a student, was listed in the 1960 city directory of Corsicana, living at 410 5th Avenue
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Mrs. Bethina Gowan, the widow of Tolmes Gowan, an employee of Corsicana Laundry & Cleaners, lived at 815 East First Avenue in 1950 and 1960, according to the Corsicana city directory. In 1965 she lived at 1408 East Collins.

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Bill Gowan lived at 1600 Ferguson Avenue, Kerens, in May 1972, according to the telephone directory.

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Clara Gowan was married to Earl L. Davis November 15, 1923, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 25, page 564.
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Clara Ford Gowan died August 17 1966 according to Navarro County death records.
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Miss Dicie Gowan, Negress, was married to Dave Brown January 15, 1898, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 10, page 393. “Dicey Gowan,” Negress was married to Eli McGuinn April 1, 1902, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 13, page 392.
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Dorothy Gowan was married to Ernest Hardeman August 9, 1936, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 30, page 600.
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Edward William Gowan died June 26, 1989 according to Navarro County death records.
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Floyd Gowan, negro, was married to Mariah Stevenson November 21, 1922, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 25, page 177. Floyd Gowans appeared in the Corsicana city directory as a laborer for Lewis Tidd Garage, living at 609 East 13th Avenue. Mariah Stevenson Gowan appeared in the 1928 and 1931 edition of the city directory as a cook living at 609 East 13th Avenue.

“Floyd Gowans,” assumed to be Floyd Gowan, above, was the father of an infant born in Navarro County July 28, 1923, according to BVS File No. 41794.
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Hattie Beatrice Gowan was born December 7, 1938 in Navarro County, according to BVS File No. 111726.
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James A. Gowan was enumerated in the 1880 Texas census of Navarro County in Volume 25, Sheet 46, Enumeration District 138, Line 46, Precinct 1.

“Gowan, James A. 53, born in MS
Lois E. 25, born in TX, wife
Richard H. 8, born in TX, son”
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Jesse Gowan, negro, was married to Mrs. Vina Jackson July 15, 1905. according to Navarro County Marriage Book 15, page 269. A daughter was born to them November 28, 1928, according to Navarro County Birth Book 50, page 489. Of Jesse Gowan and Vina Jackson Gowan and descendants nothing more is known.
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Jessie Gowan was married to Viola Daniel December 17, 1925, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 27, page 89. Of Jessie Gowan and Viola Daniel Gowan and descendants nothing more is known.
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Julia Thedia Gowan died August 23, 1997 according to Navarro County death records.
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Mrs. Kathryn Gowan was married to Roy A. Boggs July 11, 1942, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 33, page 32.
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Lawrence W. Gowan, driver for Holman & Mowlan Coal & Wood, was listed in the 1936 city directory of Corsicana, Texas.
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Miss Loula Gowan was married to John D. Evans July 2, 1904, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 15, page 1. Of John D. Evans and Loula Gowan Evans nothing more is known.
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Marion Elizabeth Gowan died July 5, 1994 according to Navarro County death records.
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Miss May Nell Gowan was married to Orbin C. Vest June 28, 1942, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 33, page 22. Of Orbin C. Vest and May Nell Gowan Vest, nothing more is known.
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Mrs. Margie V. Gowan, a ticketman at Deluxe Bus Station, lived at 1204 West 11 Street, according to the 1947 city directory of Corsicana.
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Mary Gowan, negro, was married to Glen Ellison November 1, 1922, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 25, page 175.
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Nathaniel Gowan, a negro, was married to Maud Calhoun September 22, 1906, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 16, page 220.
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R.T. Gowan died July 9, 1998 according to Navarro County death records.
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Raymon Lee Gowan died August 16, 1985 according to Navarro County death records.
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Miss Roberta Gowan, negress, was married to Wesley Hawkins December 8, 1900, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 12, page 284.
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Rose Mary Gowan was born February 15, 1956 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 119540.
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Samuel Gowan, head of one of two negro families enumerated in the 1880 census of Navarro County, Enumeration District 137, page 15, precint 5, was born in 1831 in South Carolina, according to his enumeration. Both of these families had emigrated to Texas from Mississippi about 1873. It is believed that these negroes were former slaves of the white Gowans who accompanied them in their move to Texas.

Samuel Gowan was married about 1872 to Sarah Wylie Clemons, who was born in Hinds County, Mississippi in 1855. They were inumerated in the 1880 census as:

“Gowan, Samuel 49, born in South Carolina, negro
Sarah 25, born in Mississippi, wife
Henry 7, born in Mississippi, son
William 5, born in Texas, son
James 4, born in Texas, son
Anna 1, born in Texas, daughter”

The family of Samuel Gowan reappeared in the 1900 census of Navarro County, Enumeration District 94, page 10, as:

Gowan, Samuel 69, born in Mississippi in April 1931
Sarah 49, born in Texas in 1851
Johnny 19, born in Texas in March 1881
Anna 17, born in Texas in September 1882
Rosa 14, born in Texas in April 1886
Frank 8, born in Texas in May 1892
Lewis 7, born in Texas in April 1893
Lula 5, born in Texas in September
Walter 4, born in Texas in September 1895 ”

“Sam Gowan” died March 16, 1920 in Navarro County, according to BVS File No. 11607. Children born to Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan include:

Henry C. Gowan born in 1873
William Gowan born in 1885
James Gowan born in 1876
Anna Gowan born in 1879
Johnny Gowan born in 1881
Anna Gowan born in September 1882
Rosa Gowan born in April 1886
Frank Gowan born in May 1892
Lewis Gowan born in April 1893
Lula Gowan born in September 1894
Walter Gowan born in September 1895

Henry C. Gowan, son of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born in 1873 in Mississippi. He appeared in the 1880 census in his father’s household as a seven-year-old in Navarro County. He married December 21, 1893 to Bettie Fairfax, negro, according to Ellis County, Texas Marriage Book G, page 637. Henry C, Gowan died May 18, 1933 in Navarro County, Texas, according to BVS File 24442. Children born to Henry C. Gowan and Bettie Fairfax Gowan are unknon.

William Gowans, son of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born in 1775 in Texas, probably Navarro County. He was married to Ella Melissa Hutson Brown Moore October 17, 1908, according to Navarro County Marriage Book page, 446. Ella Melissa Hutson Brown Moore Gowans was born at Bryan, Texas.

They were the parents of a son born in 1919 in Ellis County, Texas, according to Ellis County birth records. They were also the parents of a child born in 1926 in Ellis County. In 1921 they lived at Alms, Texas in Navarro County.

“William Gowans and Ella Melissa Hutson Moore Gowans” and their four children were living at 416 North Bunert, according to the city directory of Corsicana.

William Gowans and Ella Melissa Hutson Brown Moore Gowans lived at 213 North Irene, Corsicana from 1956 through 1969, according to the city directory.

Children born to William Gowans and Ella Melissa Hutson Brown Moore Gowans include:

[son] born December 18, 1909
Lonnie Gowans born December 19, 1910
[son] born January 31, 1919
Clarence Gowans born June 8, 1921
[child] born November 27, 1926

William Gowans and Ella Melissa Hutson Brown Moore Gowans were the parents of a son born December 18, 1909 at Emhouse Texas, according to Navarro County Birth Book 3, page 44.

Lonnie Gowans, son of William Gowans and Ella Melissa Hutson Brown Moore Gowans, was born December 19, 1910. He was married to Arry Mitchell January 10, 1932, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 29, page 234. Of Arrly Mitchell Gowans nothing more is known.

Lonnie Gowans, a divorced farmer, died December 11, 1941 of pneumonia at age 30 and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, according to Navrro County Death Book 7, page 289. Willia Biggins, Corsicana, was the informant.

A son was born to William Gowans and Ella Melissa Hutson Brown Moore Gowans January 31, 1919, according to Ellis County, Texas birth records.

Clarence Gowans, son of William Gowans and Ella Melissa Hutson Brown Moore Gowans, was born June 8, 1921 at Alms, Texas. He lived at 416 North Bunert, according to the 1936 city directory of Corsicana with his parents.

He enlisted October 17, 1942 in the U. S. Army and served in the Quartemaster Corps in the Rome, Arno and Southern France campains in World War II. He was discharged October 8, 1945 and returned to his home at Rt. 5, Corsicana, according to Navarro County Discharge Book 3, page 346 and 308.

Clarence Gowans was married to Mattie Walker July, 1947, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 98, page 192. Of Mattie Walker Gowans nothing more is known. Clarence Gowans, retired, lived at 2418 Peabody Avenue, Dallas, according to the 1972 telephone directory and city directory.

James Gowan, son of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born in Texas in 1876. He married about 1900, wife’s name Bertie. She was born at Palmer, Texas in Navarro County. In 1906 they lived in Dallas, Texas. It is believed that James Gowan died about 1915, probably in Dallas County, Texas. “Birtie Gowan was remarried to Joll W. Jones June 28, 1916, according to” Dallas County Marriage Book 21. page 225. “Birdie Gowan died May 24, 1959 in Henderson County, Texas, according to BVS File 27338.

Children born to James Gowan and Birdie Gowan include:

James Gowan, Jr. born November 24, 1900.
[daughter] born January 11, 1906

James Gowan, Jr., son of James Gowan and Bertie Gowan, was born November 24, 1900. About 1925 he was married to Ethel Gindratt. James Gowan, Jr. died of poliomylitis October 9, 1942 at Farris, Texas,in Ellis County, according to BVS files” “Mrs. Junior Gowan” died April 16, 1946 in Navarro County according to BVS File 19115.

Children born to James Gowan, Jr. and Ethel Gindratt Gowan include:

Morris Gowan born April 13, 1928
R. D. Gowan, Jr. born June 19, 1930

Morris Gowan, son of James Gowan, Jr. and Ethel Gindratt Gowan, was born in Ellis County, Texas April 13. 1928, Morris Gowan was married to Burnadine Jones August 30, 1954, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 126, page 31. He was later married to Betty L. Fagan on February 25, 1967 and again September 9, 1968, both ceremonies in Dallas County, Texas.

Morris Gowan was listed at 913 Fernwood in the 1972 Dallas telephone directory. In the city directory for that year he was listed as “Morris Gowans,” a maintenanceman for Cumberland Homes. His wife was listed as “Betty Gowans.” Children born to Morris Gowan, Burnadine Jones Gowan and Betty L. Fegan Gowan are unknown.
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Mrs. Symonthia Gowan [Goun?], was married to Joe Howard July 10, 1920, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 24, page 166. No return was received by the county clerk.
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Thomas Gowan, a soldier in the U. S. Army, and his wife, Hope Gowan, listed their home address at 105 West First Avenue, Corsicana, according to 1956 city directory.
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William Meredith Gowan died November 7, 1969 according to Navarro County death records.
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Catherine Gowans was married to James Mitchell September 10,1932, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 29, page 333.
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Cordelia Gowans was married to Osby Walker March 15, 1937, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 31, page 103.
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Josephine Gowans, negro, was married to Julius Johnson in 1945, according to Navarro County Marriage Book, page 65.
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R. D. Gowans, Jr., son of James Gowan, Jr. and Ethel Gindratt Gowan, was born in Ellis County, Texas June 19, 1930. R. D. Gowans was married to Dorothy Mae Nichols July 22, 1950, according to Dallas County, Texas Marriage Book 110, page 526. Nothing more is known of Dorthy Mae Nichols Gowans.

R. D. Gowans was married to Carrie Caroline Hamilton June 21, 1956, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 133, page 50. Nothing more is known of Carrie Caroline Hamilton Gowans.

R. D. Gowans was married to Loda Jean Willians February 25, 1961, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 152, page 173. In 1972 Loda Jean Williams Gowans, a clerk, resided at 2710 Cross Street, according to Dallas city directory.

Rodney Darnell Gowans was born in Dallas County December 9, 1960, according to BVS File 244825.
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Anna Gowan, daughter of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born September 1882 in Navarro County. She appeared as a 17-year-old in the household of her father in the 1900 census of Navarro County. Of this individual nothing more is known.

Johnny Gowan, son of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born in March 1881 in Navarro County. He appeared in his father’s household as a 19-year-old in the 1900 census of Navarro County. He was married about 1901, wife’s name believed to be Ann.

“John Gowan and Ann Gowan, negroes,” were parents of a daughter born October 1, 1904 at Wilmer, Texas, according to Dallas County, Texas Birth Book 2. page 46. The child, a premature baby died on the same day, according to Dallas County Death Book 1, page 185.

In 1910 he was a farmhand living at Lancaster, Texas. On May 24, 1910 he died of pneumonia and jaundice, according to Dallas County Death Book 5, page 11. His name was recorded as “Johnnie Gown” on the death certificate.

Rosa Gowan, daughter of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born in April 1886, in Navarro County. She appeared as a 14-year-old in the household of her father in the 1900 census of Navarro County.

Frank Gowan, son of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born in Navarro County in May 1892. He appeared in 1900 census as an eight-year-old living in his father’s household in Navarro County. A “Frank Gowans” was married February 9, 1920 to Rena Smith, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 28, page 515. Frank Gowan died June 14, 1936 in Ellis County, Texas, according to BVS File 30228. Children born to Frank Gowan and Rena Smith Gowan are unknown.

Apparently they were divorced. “Rena Smith Gowans” was married March 10, 1931 to Columbus Collins, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 52, page 484.

Lewis Gowan, son of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born April 15. 1888. at Blooming Grove, Texas, according to Navarro County Birth Book 1, page 27. However he appeared as a seven-year-old in the household of his father in the 1900 census of Navarro County, Texas.

“Lewis Gowns” obtained a license to marry Mary Barnes December 28, 1912, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 19, page 622. The marriage of Lewis Gowan and Mary Barnes Gowan was recorded January 10, 1913. “Louis Gowns,” negro, and his wife “Mary Gowns” were living at 801 East 15th Avenue, according to the 1915 city directory of Corsicana.

Lewis Gowan was married August 30, 1924 to Mrs. Ruby Washington Richardson, daughter of Henry Washington and Liza Ann Smith Washington who was born March 15, 1894, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 26, page 249. Lewis Gowan, a farmer and Ruby Washington Richardson Gowoan appeared in the 1926 edition of the Corsicana city directory living at 1520 7th Street. They reappeared in the 1931 edition living on East 18th Avenue. In the 1936 and 1938 editions they appeared on East 19th Avenue. In 1941 they lived on South 9th Street. Lewis Gowan and Ruby Washington Richardson Gowan were listed at 309 19th Street in the 1947 city directory and continued there in 1965, according to the directory. Ruby Washington Richardson Gowan died of a heart attack September 19, 1965 at age 71 and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Corsicana, according to Navarro County Death Book 14, page 44.

Lula Gowan, daughter of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born in September 1894. She appeared in the household of her father in the 1900 census of Navarro County as a five-year-old. “Lula Gowan, domestic” was living at 2102 Momroe, Amarillo Texas in 1927, according to the Amarillo city directory.

Walter Gowan, son of Samuel Gowan and Sarah Wylie Clemons Gowan, was born in September 1895 in Navarro County, He appeared as a four-year-old in the household of his father in the 1900 census of Navarro County. “Walter Gowens, negro laborer,” was living at 515 Thompson, according to the 1915 city directory of Corsicana. He appeared as a farmer living at 1106 East 6th Avenue in the 1936 city directory.
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Jesse Gowan, head of the second negro family enumerated in the 1880 census of Navarro Coounty, was born in Texas in 1838. About 1866 he was married, wife’s name Ann, a native of Virginia. From 1867 they lived in Mississippi and migrated to Texas about 1873. Jesse Gowan appeared in the 1880 census of Navarro County, Enumeration District 137, page 15, precinct 5 was the household of:

“Gowan, Jesse 42, born in Texas, mulatto
Ann 34, born in Virginia, wife
John 13, born in Mississippi, son
Richard 8, born in Mississippi, son
Frank 7, born in Texas, son
Moses 5, born in Texas, son
Cora 1, born in Texas, daughter
George 7/12, born in Texas, son”

“Jessey Gowins” died November 4, 1918 in Navarro County, Texas, according to File No. 52037. Ann Gowan was listed in the 1915 city directory of Corsicana as a cook living 1446 West Third Ave.

Children born to Jesse Gowan and Ann Gowan, including adopted children with different spellings, are believed to include:

John W. L. Gowan born February 9, 1970 in Mississippi
Richard Gowan born in 1872 in Mississippi
Frank Gowan born in 1873 in Texas
Moses Gowans born in 1875 in Texas
Cora Gowan born in 1879 in Texas
George Gowan born in 1882 in Texas
Jesse Gowans born in 1890 in Texas

John W. L. Gowan, son of Jesse Gowan and Ann Gowan, was born in Mississippi, probably Hinds County, February 9, 1870, according to his death certificate. He was brought to Navarro County about 1873 by his parents.

John W. L. Gowan was married to Elizabeth W. Painter October 24, 1897, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 10, page 315. Elizabeth W. Painter Gowan was born in May 28, 1880 in Navarro County, the daughter of Gilbert Painter. Gilbert Painter was born in Tennessee and his wife in Navarro County.

John W. L. Gowan, was enumerated in the 1900 census of Navarro County, Euumerattion District96, page 4, precinct 1. The family was listed as:

Gowan, John 32, born in Texas in September 1867
Lizey W. 22, born in Texas
Garfield 2, born, in Texa

Lizzie W. Painter Gowan died July 17, 1940 of typhoid fever in Ellis County, Texas, according to Ellis County Death Book 5, page 243. Her son, James Garfield Gowans was the informant for the death certificate.

In 1945, John W. L. Gowan,was a farmer living at Irving, Texas. He died July 11, 1945 of cardiac decomposition and nephritis, according to Dallas County, Texas Death Book 20, page 126. Clara Bessie Gowans Davis, Irving, was the informant for the death certificate data.

Children born to John W. L. Gowan and Lizzie W. Painter Gowan include:

James Garfield Gowans born in 1898
Clara Bessie Gowans born January 9, 1904

James Garfield Gowans, son of John W. L. Gowan and Lizzie W. Painter Gowan, was born in 1898 at Emhouse, Texas in Navarro County. He and many other members of his generation began to add an “s” to his name to render it as “Gowans.”

He was married to Minnie Sanford August 14, 1917, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 22, page 383. Minnie Sanford Gowans was born in 1901 at Emhouse, Texas. In 1921 and 1925 they lived at Emhouse, and in 1927 they lived at Corsicana, Texas.

James Garfield Gowans died in Tarrant County, Texas April 16, 1944, according to BVS files. Minnie Sanford Gowans was listed in the 1949 city directory of Ft, Worth. Texas living at 510 North Harding. On February 12, 1949, she was remarried to George Butler, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 101, page 493. George Butler died in 1951, and she was remarried to George Alexander.

Minnie Sanford Gowans Butler Alexander died in May 1969. Her son, James Garfield Gowans, Jr., gave an affidavit to the public September 21, 1973 in which he stated “I am a son of Minnie Alexander who was first married to Garfield Gowans. Five children were born to this union. He died in Tarrant County, Texas in 1947.”

Children born to James Garfield Gowans and Minnie Sanford Gowans include:

[daughter] born December 22, 1919
Fred Gowans born September 24, 1921
Johnnie B. Gowans born about 1923
James Garfield Gowans, Jr. born July 14, 1925
Florence Gowans born about 1926
Sanford Gowans born March 5, 1927

A daughter was born to James Garfield Gowans and Minnie Sanford Gowans December 22, 1919 at Emhouse, Texas, according to Navarro County Birth Book 4, page 43. James Garfield Gowans was listed as the “father of an infant” which died in Navarro County July 5, 1924, according to BVS File No. 2441l6.

Fred Gowans, son of James Garfield Gowans and Minnie Sanford Gowans, was born September 24, 1921 at Emhouse, Texas, according to Navarro County Birth Book 30, page 102. In 1942 he was a farmer at Emhouse, Texas. He was married about 1942 to Marcell Paker. A Fred Gowans lived at 2624 Stuart Drive Ft. Worth, according to the 1972 city directory.

Fred Gowans, laborer, and Marcell Parker Gowans lived at 56 Windmill Avenue, Ft. Worth, Texas, from 1943 to 1946, according to the Ft. Worth City directory. In the 1947 edition Fred Gowans, a pasturizer for Oak Farms Dairy, and Marcell Gowans lived at 200 Swift. He continued at that address in 1950 and was a creamery worker for Leonard’s Department Store from 1950 through 1954. From 1957 Fred Gowans appeared as a janitor for GMAC, Arlington, Texas. Marcell Parker Gowans, “widow of Fred Gowans,” appeared in the Ft. Worth city directory from 1958 through 1962 living at 913 East Stella. She was employed as a maid at 5833 Trigg Drive.

Children born to Fred Gowans and Marcell Parker Gowans include:

Josephine Gowans born August 12, 1942
Alvin Willard Gowans born September 2, 1943

Josephine Gowans, daughter of Fred Gowans and Marcell Parker Gowans, was born August 12, 1942, according to Navarro County Birth Book 31, page 420. She was an operator at Curran’s Laundry and lived with her mother at 913 East Stella in 1962, according to the Ft. Worth citly directory. She was married to Johnny Alfred Denton August 20, 1962, according to Tarrant County, Texas Marriage Book 130, page 147.

Alvin Willard Gowans, son of Fred Gowans and Marcell Parker Gowans, was born September 2, 1947, according to Navarro County Birth Book 66, page 523.

He was married to Barbara Blondell Madkin December 20, 1957, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 120, page 499. In 1960 he was a deliveryman for S&M Food Market, and Barbara Blondell Madkin Gowans lived at 913 Stella, according to the city directory. Alvin Willard Gowans, a clerk for S&M Food Store, lived at 1813 Lagondo, according to the 1962 city directory. In 1965 he, an employee of General Motors, lived at 3258 Canberra Court, according to the city directory.

Apparently the couple was divorced about 1967. Barbara Blondell Madkin Gowans, A cook at Goodluck Drive-inn, lived at 1813 Lagonda Drive, according to the 1968 city directory of Ft. Worth.

Alvin Willard Gowans was married to Mary L. Penywell September 9, 1968, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 147, page 488. In 1972 Mary L. Pennywell Gowans, a marker for Leonard’s Department Store, lived at 2874 South Riverside, according to the city directory.

Alvin Willard Gowans lived at 3002 Bismark Drive, Apt 2520, according to the 1973 city directory of Ft. Worth. Of Alvin Willard Gowans and Mary L. Pennywell Gowans and descendants nothing more is known.

Johnny B. Gowans, son of James Garfield Gowans and Minnie Sanford Gowans, was born about 1923, probably in Navarro County. John Gowans, “laborer,” lived with his brother, Fred Gowans at 56 Windmill Avenue, Ft. Worth, Texas in 1942 and 1943, ac­cording to the Ft. Worth city directory. In 1947, he, a dish­washer, accompanied his brother in a move to 200 Swift.

He was married to Mrs. Geraldine Maloy October 15, 1948, accord­ing to Tarrant County Marriage Book 101, page 73. In 1950 Johnnie B. Gowans was listed, according to the Ft. Worth city directory, as a dishwasher at Warren’s Restaurant.

On September 15, 1950 Johnnie B. Gowans and Geraldine Maloy Gowans received a deed to Lot 6, Lincoln Addition, Ft. Worth, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 2236, page 227. In 1952 Geraldine Maloy Gowans, lived at 2713 East LaSalle. She was a janitress employed by Lone Star Gas Company in 1952, 1953 and 1954. From 1955 through 1959 she was listed as a maid at Children’s Clinic living at 3105 East 12th Street.

In 1956 and 1957 Johnny B. Gowans was listed as an equipment sterilizer for Sky Chefs. In 1956 he lived at 913 Stella, the ad­dress given by Fred Gowans and Marcell Gowans. In 1957 his address was shown as 2716 Galvez.

From 1957 through 1959 Johnnie B. Gowans was listed as a plane parker at Amon G. Carter Field living at 3105 East 12th Street. From 1960 through 1973 he was employed as a stockman for Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company, living at 3105 East 12th Street. Geraldine Maloy Gowans was employed by Texas Electric Service Company from 1970 through 1973. She showed her address as 3105 East 12th Street also in the city directory.

James Garfield Gowans, Jr., son of James Garfield Gowans and Minnie Sanford Gowans, was born at Emhouse, Texas July 14, 1925. He was married October 25, 1943 to Odie Jean Parker, age 14, according to Tarrant County, Texas Marriage Book 33, page 344. They were living at Emhouse April 17, 1944 where he was listed as a farmer. It is believed that the couple was later divorced. Odie Jean Parker Gowans lived at 1841 Portland Avenue from 1949 through 1957 and was a maid at El Patio Motor Lodge, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.

James Garfield Gowans, Jr. was listed as a married man when he enlisted in the U. S. Navy May 2, 1944. He was discharged as a seaman second class March 21, 1946, according to Tarrant County Discharge Book 69, page 313, In 1947 he was a helper at the Ft. Worth Quartermaster Depot, living at 200 Swift, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.

James Garfield Gowans, Jr. was married to Eva Nell Butler Febru­ary 2, 1949, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 101, page 455. In 1950 they lived on North Hampton, according to Ft. Worth city directory. From 1952 through 1973 He lived at 913 East Stella, the address given by Fred Gowans, his brother, and Marcell Gowans.

From 1950 through 1957 Eva Nell Butler Gowans was em­ployed at Natatorium Laundry. In 1964 Eva Nell Butler Gowans was listed as a maid working at 3812 Lafayette Avenue living at 913 East Stella. In 1967 and 1968 she was a shampooer at Vernons Beauty Shop. Her address was shown as 913 East Stella in the city directory, In 1970 she was listed as a baker at Mrs. Baird’s Bakery, living at 2416 Stewart, in an estrangement from James Garfield Gowans, Jr. She continued to live at 2416 Stewart Drive in 1972, according to the telephone directory.

James Garfield Gowans, Jr. and Eva Nell Butler Gowans gave a deed of trust to N. H. Parker and Exie Parker March 9, 1970 to a lot in Ft Worth, according to Tarrant County deed of trust records. In 1951 James Garfield Gowans, Jr. was listed as a truck driver in the Ft. Worth city directory. In 1952, James Garfield Gowans, Jr. was a laborer for Burton Steel Corporation. He continued with that company through 1958, according to the city directory. In 1959 he was employed by Ft. Worth Steel Company and stayed there through 1963. In 1964 he became a porter at Kliff GMC Truck Company and remained there through 1973. In 1965 the firm was known as Nichols-McMillan GMC, Inc. In 1967 the name was changed to General GMC Truck Sales and in 1970 was known as GMC Truck & Coach.

Children born to James Garfield Gowans, Jr. and Odie Jean Parker Gowans include:

Ernestine Gowans born April 7, 1944
[child] born October 9, 1948

Ernestine Gowans, daughter of James Garfield Gowans, Jr. and Odie Jean Parker Gowans, was born at Emhouse, Texas April 7, 1944, according to Navarro County Birth Book 36 page 119.

James Garfield Gowans, Jr. was the father of an infant born October 9, 1948 in Tarrant County, according to BVS File 131858.

Florene Gowans, daughter of James Garfield Gowans and Minnie Sanford Gowans, was born about 1926, probably in Navarro County. In March 1943, Florene Gowans was married to Clopton Pershing, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 86, page 530. Apparently the marriage did not last because she resumed her maiden name. Florene Gowans was married to Thomas Walker June 14, 1952, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 108, page 629. James Garfield Gowans, Jr, her brother, stated in an affidavit September 21, 1973, recorded in Tarrant County Deed Book 5528, page 812, that she died in 1965.

Florence Gowans, daughter of James Garfield Gowans and Minnie Sanford Gowans, was born about 1926.

Sanford Gowans, son of James Garfield Gowans and Minnie Sanford Gowans, a namesake of his mother’s family, was born March 5, 1927 at Corsicana. He was an employee of Montgomery Ward & Company, living at 1202 Cold Springs Road, according to the 1945 city directory of Ft. Worth. On January 15, 1946 he enlisted in the U. S. Army and served in the 24th Infantry Regiment. He was listed as single, negro, farmer with address at 1010 Samuels Avenue at the time of his enlistment. He was discharged as a private April 25, 1947, according to Tarrant County Discharge Book 74, page 351.

On October 4, 1947 he was married to Jimmie Reeder Bafford, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 34, page 548. Of Jimmie Reeder Bafford Gowans nothing more is known.

In 1956 he was listed as a laborer for Burton Steel Corporation living at 913 East Stella, the address given by Fred and Marcell Gowans, in the Ft. Worth city directory. In the 1957 and 1958 editions he was listed as a driver for the same firm continuing to live at 913 East Stella, an address he maintained through 1970.

In 1959 he was employed by Worth Steel Company. In 1969 and 1970 he was listed as a salesman for Meadowgold Dairies. His wife was listed as Verdine Gowans in the 1969 directory. In the 1973 telephone directory he was listed at 2908 South Riverside Drive. In the 1973 city directory he gave his address as 1404 Ridgeland Drive, Apartment 2121.

Richard Gowans, son of Jesse Gowan and Ann Gowan, was born in Mississippi in April 1875, according to the 1900 census. He was reported as born in 1872 in the 1880 census of his father’s household in Navarro County.

He was married April 12, 1893, to Mary Fairfax, according to Ellis County, Texas Marriage Book G, page 476. He was enumerated as the head of a household in 1900 census of Navarro County, Enumeration District 96, page 3, precinct 1. The family was listed as:

“Gowan, Richard 25, born in MS, in April 1875,
negro
Mary 22, born in TX
Richard, Jr. 6, born in TX, in March 1894
Odie 4, born in TX, in August 1896
Rase 9/12, born in TX, in August 1899”

Mary Fairfax Gowans died November 3, 1921 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 19115. Children born to them include:

Richard Gowans, Jr born in March 1894
Otis Gowan born January 10, 1896
Rase Gowans born in August 1899

Richard Gowans, Jr., son of Richard Gowan and Mary Gowan, was born in Navarro County, Texas in April 1875. Of this individual nothing more is known.

Otis Gowan, son of Richard Gowan and Mary Gowan, was born January 10, 1896 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 133290.

Otis Gowan was married to M. F. Swanson April 22, 1916, according to McLennan County Texas Marriage Book 2, page 497. In 1934 he lived at 1814 Victory, according to the Waco Texas city directory. In 1939 Otis Gowan and his wife, Lucille Gowan, lived at 515 Booker, the address given by Herman Gowan and Idessa Gowan at that time.

In 1941 Otis “Odie” Gowan continued to live at 515 Booker with Lucille Gowan, a maid, and four children, apparently divorced. Lucille Gowan, an employee of Crawford-Austin Manufacturing Company showed her address as Route 4, Box 49 in the 1945 city directory of Waco.

Otis Gowan was married to Annie Jane Humphrey June 11, 1942, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 33, page 513. In the 1945 city directory Otis “Odie” Gowan, a laborer, Annie Jane Humphrey Gowan and two children were shown living at 708 Johnson, an address they maintained through 1953. In the 1954 city directory they were shown living at 1201 Congress Avenue.

On January 3, 1957 Annie Jane Humphrey Gowan gave a deed to Otis “Odie” Gowan, according to McLennan County Deed Book 798, page 96. “Otis Gowan, Sr.” lived on Orchard Lane, Waco, according to March 1972 telephone directory.

Children born to Otis “Odie” Gowan and M. F. Swanson Gowan include:

Herman Gowan born about 1918
Idessa Gowan born about 1921
R. G. Gowan born July 15, 1924
Otis Gowan, Jr. born November 20, 1933
Betty M. Gowan born about 1937

Herman Gowan, believed to be a son of Otis Gowan and M. F. Swanson Gowan, was born about 1918, probably in McLennan County, Texas. In 1934 and 1939 he was shown as a resident in his father’s home at 1814 Victory, according to the Waco city directory. In 1941 he was living in the home of his brother, R. G. Gowan at 515 Booker. He was married July 26, 1941 to Mary Allena Wright, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 32, page 412. From 1951 through 1956 he lived at 227 Johnson and was employed by the MKT Railroad. Of Herman Gowan and Mary Allena Wright Gowan nothing more is known

Idessa Gowan, believed to be a daughter of Otis Gowan and M. F. Swanson Gowan, was born about 1921. In the 1939 and 1941 city directory of Waco Idessa Gowan was shown living in her father’s home at 515 Booker. In 1946 she was living at the home of her brother, R. G. Gowan. She was married to T. V. Brandon March 25, 1947, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 42, page 286.

R. G. Gowan, son of Otis Gowan and M. F. Swanson Gowan, was born July 15, 1924 in McLennan County, according to BVS File 1065307. He appeared in his father’s household in 1941 living at 515 Booker, according to the Waco city directory. He was listed in the 1946 city directory of Waco, Texas living at 708 Johnson in East Waco. On October 24, 1950 he was married to Mavis Marie Anderson, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 47, page 271. She was born in Texas in 1927. In the 1951 edition of the Waco city directory R. G. Gowan was employed by Hicks Construction Company and lived at 1713 Lincoln.

On June 5, 1951 R. G. Gowan and Mavis Marie Anderson Gowan were living at Jewett, Texas when a son was born to them, according to Leon County, Texas Birth Book 7, page 175. The birth was reported as the second child for Mavis Marie Anderson Gowan. He was shown as a farmer at that time.

In 1954 and 1955 R. G. Gowan was a laborer for Waco Transfer Company and lived at 708 Johnson, an address that he and Mavis Marie Anderson Gowan maintained until 1969. From 1956 until 1963 he was employed by Library Binding. In 1964 and 1965 he was employed as a porter for Sears. From 1966 until 1968 he worked as a porter for Baylor University. In 1971 and 1972 R. G. Gowan was employed as a dishwasher.

Mavis Marie Anderson Gowan was employed as maid from 1964 until 1972, according to the city directory. She lived at 708 Johnson until 1968 when her address was changed to 1123 Hood.

Children born to R. G. Gowan and Mavis Marie include:

Clarence Earl Gowan born June 5, 1951

Clarence Earl Gowan, son of R. G. Gowan and Mavis Marie Anderson Gowan, was born June 5, 1951 at Jewett, Texas, ac­cording to Leon County, Texas Birth Book 7, page 175.

He was shown as a cook for Kim’s Drive-Inn in the 1969, 1970 city directories of Waco, Texas. On November 12, 1971 he was married to Judy Banks, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 73, page 499. In the 1972 city directory he was shown as the assistant manager of Kim’s, living at 1607 Spring Street. Of Clarence Earl Gowan and Judy Banks Gowan nothing more is known.

Otis Gowan, Jr, son of Otis Gowan and M. F. Swanson Gowan, was born November 20, 1933 in McLennan County, according to BVS File 91743. He was married to Annie Belle Robinson August 15, 1951, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 48, page 316. In the 1955 and 1956 city directory of Waco he was listed as a stain wiper for Sams Manufacturing and lived at 405 Miller. From 1958 through 1961 he was employed by Youngblood’s Poultry, and resided at 1221 Calumet.

Annie Belle Robinson Gowan died October 14, 1961 in McLennan County, according to BVS File 60045.

Otis Gowan, Jr. was remarried to Mary Easter Sanders October 16, 1963, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 63, page 93. In the 1964 and 1965 city directories Mary Easter Sanders Gowan, a maid, showed her address as 306 Walker. In 1964 Otis Gowan, Jr. became a porter for Rainbow Baking Company. From 1965 to 1972 they showed their address as 1101 North 10th Street.

Children born to Otis Gowan, Jr. and Annie Belle Robinson Gowan include:

Otis Gowan III born about 1952

Otis Gowan III, son of Otis Gowan, Jr. and Annie Belle Robin­son Gowan, was born about 1952, probably in Waco, Texas. He was an employee of Youngblood’s Poultry and lived with his parents, according to the 1968 city directory of Waco. He married to Thresa Joyce Westbrook November 13, 1970, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 72, page 199. Of Otis Gowan III and Thresa Joyce Westbrook Gowan nothing more is known.

Betty M. Gowan, believed to be a daughter of Otis Gowan and M. F. Swanson Gowan was born about 1937.

Rase Gowans, son of Richard Gowans and Mary Fairfax Gowans, was born in August 1899, according to the 1900 census of Navarro County, Texas. He appeared as “age 9/12” in his father’s household.

Rase Gowans was married to Ethel Jackson December 11, 1918, according to McLennan County, Texas Marriage Book 6, page 445. From 1926 to 1934 Rase Gowans was employed as a boil­ermaker’s helper in the Bellemead Locomotive Shop and lived on Route 8. On April 12, 1940 he received a deed for 11.9 acres of land located five miles east of Waco, according to McLennan County Deed Book 483, page 185.

Ethel Jackson Gowans died March 3, 1941, according to BVS File 14390. Rase Gowans was remarried February 12, 1944 to Polly Anna Burton, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 37, page 144.

On July 29, 1948 he received a deed to property in McLennan County, according to McLennan County Deed Book 623, page 230. In 1948 he was employed by Monnigs and lived on Route 4, Box 950, according to the Waco city directory. In 1951 his address remained on Route 4, and he lived with Sedalia Gowans. At that time he was employed as a porter for Monnigs.

Rase Gowans died April 17, 1952, according to Marion County, Texas Death Certificate No. 19364. Polly Anna Burton Gowans, widow and Tryphenia Gowans, feme sole and daughter of Rase Gowans, received property from the estate October 31, 1952, according to McLennan County Deed Book 718, page 197.

Children born to Rase Gowans and Ethel Jackson Gowans include:

Tryphenia Gowans born March 8, 1921
Rase Gowans, Jr. born September 11, 1925

Tryphenia Gowans, first known child of Rase Gowans and Ethel Jackson Gowans, was born March 8, 1921 in McLennan County, according to BVS File 18299. She was married to R. C. Watson October 29, 1943, according to McLennan County Marriage Book 36, page 452. Apparently the couple was divorced and Tryphenia Gowans resumed her maiden name. Tryphenia Gowans, feme sole, received property from the estate of her father October 31, 1952, according to McLennan County Deed Book 718, page 197.

Rase Gowans, Jr., second known child of Rase Gowans and Ethel Jackson Gowans, was born September 11, 1925 in McLennan County, according BVS File No 64833.

Rase Gowans, Jr. lived in Midland, Texas from 1953 until 1972, according to the city directory. He, a lubrication man for the City of Midland garage and his wife, Bertha Gowans, lived at 600 South Clay from 1953 until 1959. From 1962 until 1973 they lived at 500 South Webster.

Rase Gowans, Jr. received a deed to McLennan County property Sept 6, 1957 from A. J. Gowans, according to McLennan County Deed Book 1013 page 637.

Frank Gowan, son of Jesse Gowan and Ann Gowan, was born in Navarro County, Texas in 1873 according to the 1880 census of Navarro County. He appeared as a seven-year-old living in his father’s household at that time. Frank Gowan was married July 12, 1899 to Eliza Smart, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 11, page 317. Of Frank Gowan and Eliza Smart Gowan nothing more is known.

Moses Gowans, son of Jesse Gowan and Ann Gowan, was born in Navarro County in 1875, according to the 1880 census of Navarro County. He appeared as a five-year-old living in his father’s household at that time. “Mose Gowen” negro, 22, born in Texas, living alone, was enumerated in the 1900 census of Navarro County, Enumeration District 96, page 4. On August 25, 1900 he was married to Lula Williams, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 12, page 149. Of Lula Williams Gowans nothing more is known.

About 1920 he was married to Minnie Lee Fields. In 1924 they lived at Blooming Grove, Texas. In 1929 they lived at Emhouse, Texas. Moses Gowans died August 9, 1955, according to Navarro County death records. Minnie Lee Fields Gowans, “the widow of Moses Gowans,” lived at 1410 East 5th Street, Corsicana from 1956 through 1969, according to the city directory.

Children born to Moses Gowans and Minnie Lee Fields Gowans include:

Maybel Lee Gowans born about 1921
Fleta Mae Gowans born November 18, 1925
Moses Gowans, Jr. born February 9, 1929

Mabel Lee Gowans, daughter of Moses Gowans and Minnie Lee Fields Gowans was born about 1921. She died October 2, 1924 of cholera at Blooming Grove, Texas and was buried in Pruitt Cemetery, according to Navarro County Death Book 4, page 57.

Fleta Mae Gowans, daughter of Moses Gowans and Minnie Lee Fields Gowans, was born November 18, 1925. She lived at the home of her mother from 1956 through 1969, according to the Corsicana city directory. She was employed as a maid. Fleta Mae Gowans died April 17, 1973 and was buried in Corsicana Cemetery, according to Navarro County Death Book 16, page 362. Miss Dica Gowans was the informant. Dica Gowans, a maid, lived at 4545 Belford Road, Dallas, Texas, according to the 1972 city directory.

Moses Gowans, Jr., son of Moses Gowans and Minnie Lee Fields Gowans, was born at Emhouse, Texas February 9, 1929. He died April 16, 1946 at age 17 of edema of throat and tonsillitis and was buried at Blooming Grove Cemetery, according to Navarro County Death Book 9, page 178. He was a farmer, according to Anna Mae Ross, informant.

Cora Gowan, daughter of Jesse Gowan and Ann Gowan, was born in 1879 in Navarro County, according to the 1880 census of Navarro County. She appeared as a one-year-old in her father’s household in the census enumeration. She was married to Amos Primas August 23, 1896, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 10, page 31.

George Gowan, son of Jesse Gowan and Ann Gowan, was born in 1882 in Navarro County, according to BVS Files. On September 25, 1900 he was married to Willie Painter, also born in Navarro County, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 12, page 176. In 1903 George Gowan was a farmer at Kerens, Texas.

Apparently George Gowan and Willie Painter Gowan were divorced. George Gowan was married January 24, 1945 to Mrs. Savanah Green Jennings, according to Dallas County Marriage Book. 86, page 211. She was the daughter of Louis Green, Ennis, Texas. Savanah Green Jennings Gowan died October 28, 1947 at Ennis, Texas, according to Dallas County Death Book 21. She was 31, and he was 65. She was born at Wilmer, Texas January 7, 1916. They lived at Lancaster, Texas at that time. Five months later on March 20, 1948 George Gowan was remarried to Willie Painter Gowan, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 101, page 375.

Children born to George Gowan and Willie Painter Gowan include:

[son] born November 8, 1903
Felix Gowan born November 5, 1904

George Gowan was the father of a son which was born in Navarro County, November 8, 1903, according to BVS File 112943.

Felix Gowan, second child of George Gowan and Willie Painter Gowan, was born November 5, 1904. On November 28, 1924, he was married to Cassie Miller, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 27, page 70. Felix Gowan was a farmer. Felix Gowan died March 9, 1930 at Emhouse, Texas of tuberculosis, age 26, according to Navarro County Death Book 5, page 96. Of Cassie Miller Gowan nothing more is known.

Jesse Gowans, believed to be a son of Jesse Gowan and Ann Gowan, was born in Texas in 1890. He was married to Viola Mae Daniels about 1927. In 1928 they lived at Emhouse, Texas. In 1934 they lived in Ellis County, Texas. Viola Mae Daniels Gowans was born in 1909 in Texas.

Children born to Jesse Gowans and Viola Mae Daniels Gowan in­clude:

Adell Gowans born November 28, 1928
Armogene Gowans born July 14, 1934
Joerine Gowans born July 6, 1937
Donall Gowans born April 3, 1939
Doris Marie Gowans born February 18, 1941
Ernestine Gowans born July 15, 1943

Adell Gowans, son of Jesse Gowans and Viola Daniels Gowan, was born November 28, 1928 in Navarro County, according to Navarro County Birth Book 50, page 489.

Armogene Gowans, daughter of Jesse Gowans and Viola Daniels Gowans, was born July 14, 1934.

Joerine Gowans, daughter of Jesse Gowans and Viola Daniels Gowans, was born July 6, 1937. She was married August 31, 1963 to James Louis Jackson, according to Dallas County Mar­riage Book 165, page 295.

Donnall Gowans, son of Jesse Gowans and Viola Daniels Gowans, was born April 3, 1939, probably in Ellis County, Texas. He was married December 1, 1959 to Lue Bertha Green, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 146, page 389. Children born to Donnall Gowans and Lue Bertha Green Gowans are unknown.

Doris Marie Gowans, daughter of Jesse Gowans and Viola Daniels Gowans, was born February 18, 1941, probably in Ellis County, Texas.

James Lee Gowans, son of Jesse Gowans and Viola Daniels Gowans, was born November 24, 1945, probably in Ellis County, Texas.

Ernestine Gowans, daughter of Jesse Gowans and Viola Daniels Gowans, was born July 15, 1943, according to BVS File 76313. She was married November 3, 1962 to Cecil Sweat, according to Dallas County, Texas Marriage Book 160, page 488.

Clara Bessie Gowans, daughter of John W. L. Gowan and Lizzie W. Painter Gowan, was born January 9, 1904 at Kelm, Texas, according to Navarro County Birth Book 1, page 89. She was married about 1922, husband name Davis. Later they lived in Irving, Texas.
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Edward William Gowan was born August 3, 1947 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 104426.
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Floyd Gowan died July 4, 1926 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 26132.
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Hattie Bell Gowan died October 26, 1929 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 50544.
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I. Dora Gowan died May 20, 1937 in Navarro County, accord­ing to BVS File 27822.
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L. W. Gowan, negro, appeared as a laborer at the Corsicana Compress in the 1941 edition of the Corsicana city directory.
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Pvt. Luther M. Gowan, Third Texas Regiment, Company M, was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.
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Lynn Earl Gowan died December 10, 1930 in Navarro County, at the age of 23 of pulmonary tuberculosis, according to Navarro County Death Book, page 89.
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Mattie May Gowan died July 20, 1905 in Navarro County, age 23 of pulmonary tuberculosis, according to Navarro County Death Book 1, page 89.
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Thomas Ford Gowan was born June 26, 1923 in Navarro County June 26, 1923.
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Tommy A. Gowan was the father of an infant which died October 23, 1921 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 28863.
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W. L. Gowan was born February 2, 1917 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 7740. He died there on the same day, according to BVS File 5589.
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Wesley Gowan, negro, appeared in the 1928 edition of the Corsicana city directory living at 1109 East Third Avenue. In 1931 he was living at 1318 East Fifth Avenue.
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William Gowan, white, farmer, and Nannie Beck Gowan were parents of a son born December 7, 1912 at Purdon, Texas, according to Navarro County Birth Book 3, page 97.
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William Taft Gowan died January 18, 1922 in Navarro County, according to BVS File 2564A.
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Henry Gilbert Gowans was born in Navarro County May 6, 1925, according to BVS File 34230.
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Lanell Gowans was listed in the 1962 city directory of Ft. Worth living at 913 East Stella Avenue.
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Leta Mae Gowans lived at 1410 East 5th Avenue, Corsicana in March 1972, according to the telephone directory.
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Vernon Gowans, negro was born in 1917. He enlisted in the U. S. Army January 13, 1944 and was discharged as a private April 25, 1944, according to Navarro County Discharge Book 15, page 243. On September 9, 1946 Vernon Gowans, 1005 East 7th Avenue, Corsicana, was married to Miss Annie Laura Cunningham, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 34, page 297.

In 1947 Vernon Gowans and Annie Laura Cunningham Gowans continued to live at 1005 East 7th Avenue, according to the Corsicana city directory.

From 1956 through 1969 Vernon Gowans and his wife lived at 213 North Irene, the address given by Will Gowans and Melissa Moore Gowans. From 1961 through 1966 Vernon Gowans was employed by Tom’s Peanuts.

From 1958 through 1969 Annie Laura Cunningham Gowans was employed as a maid at 1445 Ficklin Avenue. In 1969 her address appeared as Rt. 5, Box 122 in the city directory
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Vernon Maurice Gowans was born in Navarro County January 14, 1963, according to BVS File 12507.
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Willie D. Gowans was married to James Wade May 7, 1928, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 28, page 89.
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Negro children born in Navarro County include:

George Gowen born November 8, 1903
Snow Ball Gowen born January 9, 1904
Alline Gowen born February 9, 1904
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James Gowen, negro, was married to Miss Roberta Sample January 16, 1897, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 10, page 172.
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Mrs. Melvinia Gowen, negress, was living at 908 North 10th St., according to the 1915 city directory of Corsicana.
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Paul Gowen, a retiree, and his wife Mary Gowen, lived at 715 North 13th Street, according to the 1966 city directory of Corsicana.
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Roy Gowen was the father of twins born January 3, 1925 in Navarro County, according to BVS Files 6138 and 6139.
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Wilbur Gowen, a carpenter, and his wife Susie Gowen, were living at 1019 North Beaton Street, Corsicana, according to the 1922 city directory.
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Jessie Mae Gowens was married to Willie D. Chapple June 3, 1950, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 35, page 340.
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Julie Mae Gowens died in Navarro County, Texas June 22, 1929. BVS File 32053 states the date of death as June 22, 1949.
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Mary Gowens, negress, was married to Joe Williams November 2, 1919, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 23, page 579.
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Mary Lee Gowens was married to Odell Wilmer Kendall December 11, 1953, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 36, page 234.
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Effie F. Gowin died June 12, 1970 according to Navarro County death records.
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George Gowin was married to Miss Jewel Young November 21, 1920, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 24, page 265. Of George Gowin and Jewel Young Gowin and descendants nothing more is known.
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Hollis Howell Gowin was born in Navarro County September 7, 1915, according to BVS File 659801. He was married to Sybel Louise Hazelwood March 28, 1940 at Terrell, Texas, according to Kaufman County, Texas Marriage Book 21, page 192.

It is believed that children born to Hollis Howell Gowin and Sybel Louise Hazelwood Gowin include:

Hollis Earl Gowin born February 5, 1941

Hollis Howell Gowin, believed to be the first child of Hollis Howell Gowin and Sybel Louise Hazelwood Gowin, was born February 5, 1941 in Kaufman County, according to BVS File 15433. Hollis Howell Gowin maintained his residence at 1230 Gate Lane Drive, Dallas, according to the 1972 city directory of Dallas.
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Jesse C. Gowin was married July 17, 1916 to Margie Lynn Hopkins, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 21, page 593. Margie Lynn Hopkins was the daughter of W. O. Hopkins and Mattie Jane Bates Hopkins and was born in Alabama August 15, 1892.

Margie Lynn Hopkins Gowin died November 24, 1963, at age 71, of stomach cancer, according to Navarro County Death Book 13, page 327. She, a resident of Corsicana for 67 years, was buried in Dresden Cemetery, according to Jesse C. Gowin, informant.
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Lula Gowns, negress, was married to Allen Henry December 31, 1910, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 18, page 424.
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Nathaniel Gowns, negro, was married to Ida Smith March 21, 1910, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 18, page 170.
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A. P. Goyen was married to Miss Velma V. Majors June 18, 1923, according to Navarro County Marriage Book 25, page 363. Of A. P. Goyen and Velma V. Majors Goyen and descendants nothing more is known.

NEWTON COUNTY, TEXAS

Gladys Goins was born January 1, 1920 in Newton County, Texas, according to BVS File 4593.
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John Thomas Goins was born in Burkeville, Newton County, Texas July 3, 1912, according to BVS File No. 22689. In 1929 he lived at 1405 St. Louis, and in 1930 lived at 1124 Grainger. In 1931 he was shown to be a student living at 1000 College Avenue, according to the Ft. Worth city directory. In 1933 and 1934 he lived at 505 St. Louis Avenue.

He was married January 27, 1936 to Eleanor Marie Scoma, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 75, page 256. Eleanor Marie Scoma Goins was born in Ft. Worth in 1914.

In 1937 John Thomas Goins and Eleanor Marie Scoma Goins were living in Pampa, Texas where he was employed as a roustabout and she was a clerk at Woolworth’s. They lived at 307 East Browning. In 1938 they lived at 837 Barnes, according to the city directory.

John Thomas Goins and Eleanor Marie Scoma Goins were divorced about 1940. John Thomas Goins enlisted in the U. S. Army from Pampa on December 29, 1943. He served in four battles in Company B, Eighth Infantry Regiment in northern France, the Ardennes, Rhineland and central Europe and he received the Purple Heart. He was discharged as a Technical Sergeant October 20, 1945, according to Brown County Discharge Book 3, page 6.

He was married to Miss Lois Jo Ford August 20, 1946, according to Brown County Marriage Book 19, page 90, and page 256. In 1947 Lois Jo Ford Goins, the guardian of William B. Ford III, a minor, supervised the operation of the Kent County ranch that he inherited, according to Brown County Probate Book 49, page 574.

In 1951 John Thomas Goins and Lois Jo Ford Goins were residing in Abilene, Texas. He, assistant manager of Hicks Rubber Company, and she, a proofreader for Abilene Reporter-News, lived at 1726 Jeanette, according to the city directory.

In 1953 John Thomas Goins was employed as a clerk at the Abilene post office. Apparently John Thomas Goins and Lois Jo Ford Goins were divorced about that time.

Lois Jo Ford Goins “of Brown County” received quit claim deed from John Thomas Goins “of Taylor County” July 19, 1954, according to Brown County Deed Book 473, page 429. The deed covered three tracts of land and an interest in the estate of William B. Ford, Jr. in Kent County, Texas.

Lois Jo Ford Goins, “daughter of Gaytha Fallis” gave an affidavit, warranty deed and transfer to the three tracts in Martin Addition, Bangs, Texas to Gaytha Fallis and the heirs of S. C. Fallis, Sr. November 25, 1969, according to Brown Count Deed Book 584, page 366.

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In 1947 Eleanor Marie Scoma Goins, a cosmetician for R. E. Cox & Company, lived at 401 South Main Street, Ft. Worth, according to the city directory. On August 27, 1948 she received a warranty deed from Roy D. Baker, to a lot in Fount Addition, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 2026, page 16.

Children born to John Thomas Goins and Eleanor Marie Scoma Goins, include:

Patsy Lee Goins born October 2, 1938

Patsy Lee Goins, first child of John Thomas Goins and Eleanor Marie Scoma Goins, was born October 2, 1938 at Pampa, Texas, according to Gray County Birth Certificate No. 2779. She was married at age 17 to Darrel R. Coppick August 17, 1956, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 118, page 12.
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Wannell Goins was born December 9, 1933 in Newton County, according to BVS File 124847.

NOLAN COUNTY, TEXAS

Mrs. R. D. Goen was married to T. J. Evans September 1, 1928 in Sweetwater, Texas, according to Nolan County Marriage Book 6, page 4501.
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Joseph Allen Goings, third child of Arthur Crew Goings and Caroline Jean Burrus Goings, was born April 17, 1964 at Sweetwater, according to Nolan County Birth Book 18, page 219. Arthur Crew Goings was born in Arkansas in 1938 and was in the U. S. Army at the time. Caroline Jean Burrus was born in Missouri in 1941. They lived at 1408 Vine Street in Sweetwater in 1964.
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Alvin Perry McGowan died November 17, 1980 according to Nolan County death records.

NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS

Donald Kim Goin, son of Franklin Don Goin and Shirley Mae Goin, was born in Nueces County June 30, 1953, according to BVS File 120494.
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Grady O. Goin died February 14, 1976 according to Nueces County death records.
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Kenneth William Goings, son of Fred William Goings and Helen Catherine Boyer Goins, was born April 18, 1950 in Nueces County, accordinq to BVS File 53672.
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Richard A. Goings (28) married Bridget S. Nicholson (20) on April 6, 1985 according to Marriage Book 178.
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Samuel L. Goings died April 15, 1976 according to Nueces County death records.
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Bessie Catherine Goins was married August 8, 1944 to David Luther Weller, according to Nueces County Marriage Book 8, page 270.
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Bristow Leon Goins, son of Bristow Goins and Bessie Elizabeth Neet Goins, was born July 26, 1933 in Nueces County, according to Birth Book 8, page 358. His birth was also recorded in Travis County, Texas, Certificate No. 1830.
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Diana Kay Goins was born December 9, 1961 in Nueces County, according to BVS File 23511.
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Edward Ray Goins was married May 25, 1956 to Patricia Marie Jackson, according to Nueces County Marriage License 58318. Children born to Edward Ray Goins and Patricia Marie Jackson Goins are unknown.
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George Virgil Goins and Dorothy Alvalean Otts Goins were parents of Linda Gwindell Goins who was born July 16, 1950, according to Nueces County Birth Book 46, page 444.
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Ignacio Goins was married January 8, 1945 to Maria Ochoa, according to Nueces County Marriage Book 9, pane 237. Children born to Ignacio Goins and Maria Ochoa Goins are unknown.
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John Henry Goins and Louise C. Perry Goins were parents of Judith Ann Goins who was born June 2, 1949, according to Nueces County Birth Book 41, page 180.
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Leroy Goins died February 20, 1983 according to Nueces County death records.
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Marjorie Goins was married July 17, 1970 to Luis Cirilo, according to Nueces County Marriage License 1484.
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Myrtle Jo Goins was married January 21, 1958 to Edgar Allen McCormack, Jr, according to Nueces County Marriage License 61997.
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Paul Gene Goins was married Februarv 16, 1962 to Jo Ann Crawford, according to Nueces County Marriage License 70493. Children born to Paul Gene Goins and Jo Ann Crawford Goins include David Paul Goins who was born November 3, 1962, according to Nueces County Birth Book 69, paqe 142. He died November 3, 1963 on his first birthday, according to BVS File 77925.
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Roy Dale Goins was born September 24, 1963 in Nueces County, according to BVS File 165393.
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Suzanne Elaine Goins was born March 7, 1963 in Nueces County, according to BVS File 49509.
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Ben C. Gowan (77) married Victoria Martinez (60) on August 8, 1975 according to Nueces County marriage records.
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Eulee N. Gowan died December 02, 1971 according to Nueces County death records.
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Euleen Gowan was living at 3005 Houston Street, according to the 1969 city directory of Corpus Christi, Texas.
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Frances Louise Gowen was married May 7, 1945 to Frederick Lee Goodwin, according to Nueces County Marriage Book 10, page 49.
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Franklin Dwight Gowens (21) married Mary Jo Rude (19) on July 30, 1966 according to Nueces County marriage records.
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Michael Gowen, son of George Richard Gowen and Lillian Ethel Burns Gowen, was born September 6, 1956, according to Nueces County Birth Book 62, page 180.
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Jimmy W. Gowens (22) married Cheryl D. Horton (22) on March 26, 1971 according to Nueces County marriage records.
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Ray Molee Gowens died January 06, 1998 according to Nueces County death records.
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Robert Allison Gowens died January 06, 1984 according to Nueces County death records.
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Robert Glenn Gowens was born July 9, 1956 in Nueces County, according to BVS File 125496. He married Linda S. Styra (18) on December 6, 1975 according to Nueces County marriage records.
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Robert Kevin Gowens was born February 17, 1963 in Nueces County, according to BVS File 30659.
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Mark C. Gowin (23) married Debra S. Hankins (22) on December 5, 1980 according to Nueces County marriage records.
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Raymond Leslie Gowin was married October 23, 1943 to Laura Ruth Grone, according to Nueces County Marriage License 27986. Children born to Raymond Leslie Gowin and Laura Ruthe Grone Gowin are unknown.
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Barbara Shaw Gowing was married September 2, 1944 to Charles E. Benson, according to Nueces County Marriage Book 8, page 350.
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Bill Goynes, Jr. and Dorothy Louise Payne Goynes, were parents of Robert Lee Goynes who was born August 6, 1945 according to Nueces County Birth Book 25, page 169.
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George Daniel Goynes was born April 5, 1958 in Nueces County, according to BVS File 67616.
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Janis Jo Goynes was married July 17, 1970 to Joe Allen Moore, according to Nueces County Marriage License 1465.
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Marie Ellen Goynes was married May 25, 1970 to Mike Carter McKinney, according to Nueces County Marriage License 855.
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Roy B. Goynes died August 27, 1991 according to Nueces County death records.
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Susan Lynne Goynes was born July 6, 1963 in Nueces County, according to BVS File 122027.
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William D. Goynes died December 18, 1982 according to Nueces County death records.
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William H. Goynes died May 15, 1973 according to Nueces County death records.

OCHILTREE COUNTY, TEXAS

Ed Goins was married to Blanche Rogers July 18, 1934, according to Ochiltree County Marriage Book 3, page 83. of Ed Goings and Blanche Rogers Goins nothing more is known.
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Clifton J. Goines (25) married Evelyn J. Burrough (23) on November 14, 1979 according to Ochiltree County marriage records.
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Miss Mattie Faye Goyne was married to John Willie Renfro June 9, 1949, accoring to Ochiltree County Marriage Book 4, page 284. The couple resided at Blue Bonnet Courts, Liberal, Kansas.

ORANGE OUNTY, TEXAS

James A. Goin, an employee of Consolidated Steel, and his wife, Winnie Goin lived at 639 Peterson Court Orange, according to the 1944 city directory of Orange.
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Eliza Jane Ashworth Goines, the daughter of Jim Ashworth and Sofia Ashworth, died May 31, 1937 at Vidor, Texas of bronchial pneumonia. She was buried in Sullivan Cemetery, according to Orange County Death Book 2, page 6.
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Emmit Goines was married to Miss Lora Laughlin November 7, 1942, according to Orange County Marriage Book 13, page 140. In 1944 they lived at 138 East Dewey with one child, Barbara Dean Goines, according to the Orange city di­rectory. In 1960 Emmit Goines was a helper at American Bridge Works. He and Lora Laughlin Goines lived at 1017 Irving, West Orange, according to the city directory.

Lora Laughlin Goines appeared as a waitress at Pitt Grill from 1960 through 1967, according to the city directory. In 1960 she lived at 2000 Stokes, West Orange. From 1962 through 1967 she lived at 321 East John. Emmit Goines did not appear in the directory after 1960.

Children born to Emmit Goines and Lora Laughlin Goines include Barbara Dean Goines, born January 15, 1944 in Orange County, according to BVS File 10455. She appeared living with her mother at 321 East John, in the Orange city directory of 1963, 1964 and 1965.
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Mrs Willie Mae Goines was married to C. M. Miller November 4, 1948 according to Orange County Marriage Book 16 page 568.
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Raymond Going in 1948 was living at 704 Decatur Place, Orange, according to the city directory.
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Grady Goings was married to Miss Lena Tremont Goings November 3, 1945 according to Orange County Marriage Book 14, page 586.
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In 1948 and in 1951 James Alexandra Goings lived at 120 Pine Street, Orange, James Alexandra Goings died March 10 1955, according to Orange County Death Certificate No. 14529.
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John D. Goins (23) married Theresa M. Verrett (29) on April 2, 1982 according to Orange County marriage records.
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Carl Wayne Goins died October 18, 1991 according to Orange County death records.
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Charles R. Goins (19) married Rebecca J. Woodard (17) on October 26, 1985 according to Marriage Booke 181.
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Miss Alma Ruth Goins, who was born November 9, 1950, was married to Steven Harold Gillespie, who was born March 13, 1949, on May 14, 1970, according to Orange County marriage records.
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Edward D. Goins (37) married Ida M. Pete (31) on July 27, 1984 according to Orange County marriage records.
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E. C. Goins was an electrician for DuPont and lived at 82 Pine, Orange, according to the 1948 city directory
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Mrs. Ellen Juanita Goins was married to Andrew Jackson Griggs June 27, 1960, according to Orange County Marriage Book 23, page 386.
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Miss Elva Jean Goins, who was born June 21, 1953, was married to Joseph Wayne Guidry, who was born March 19, 1951, on September 13, 1971, according to Orange County Marriage Book 25, page 651.
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Emmitt Goins died July 14, 1968 according to Orange County death records.
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Ester Goins was married to Lloy Eldridge December 24, 1910, according to Orange County Marriage Book 5, page 319.
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Gloria Goins, a feme sole of Orange County, gave a deed to Andrew Johnson January 28, 1953 to a lot in the I&SN RR Survey, according to Orange County Deed Book 193, page 429.
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J. R. Goins, manager of Billups Service Station, and his wife Nondal K. Goins, lived at 304-13th Street, Orange, according to the 1967 city directory.
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Jimmy L. Goins (20) married Peggy J. Burnett (18) on December 18, 1970 according to Orange County marriage records.

Jimmy L. Goins (22) married Barbara A. Le Leux (20) on March 29, 1972 according to Orange County marriage records.
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Jimmy Goins, an employee of O. I., Inc. lived at 321 E. John in 1971, according to the Orange city directory.
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John H. Goins, a carpenter, and his wife, M. Allyne Goins, lived at 242 Dyson Court in 1958 and 1960 and at 933 Avenue B from 1962 through 1970, according to the Orange city directory.
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Marvin E. Goins (23) married Deborah G. Landreneau (19)
On November 6, 1970 according to Orange County marriage records.
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Otha L. Goins, a sheet metal worker for Consolidated Steel, his wife, Audrey Goins and two children lived at 3A Wickard Drive, according to the 1944 city directory of Orange.
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Pamela Louise Goins, the daughter of Elton Ray Goins, who was born in Texas in 1933, and Vivian Ray Wright Goins, who was born in Louisiana in 1944, was born at Vidor, Texas July 27, 1953, according to Orange Country Birth Book 5, page 113.
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Paul J. Goins (18) married Kathy L. Patton (18) on September 23, 1978 according to Orange County marriage records.
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Robert Goins died October 14, 1946 in Orange County, Texas, according to BVS File 71080.
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Rodney Wayne Goins, who was born December 1, 1940, and Miss Lana Sue Brantley, who was born February 2, 1949 were married October 30, 1965, according to Orange County Marriage Book 27, page 615. Of Rodney Wayne Goins and Lana Sue Brantley Goins nothing mare is known.
==O==
Truman E. Goins received a deed from DeWitt Kinard to lot 37, Block 4, Kinard Estates October 6, 1959, according to Orange County Deed Book 250, page 249. From 1963 through 1969 Truman E. Goins and his wife, Dollie Goins, showed their address as Box 425, Buna, Texas, according to Orange City directory. From 1963 through 1965 he was employed by Cabot Corporation and from 1966 through 1969 he was employed by Schulman, Inc.
==O==
Virgil Goins was married to Miss B. Gene Broadway June 17, 1944, according to Orange County Marriage Book 14, page. 75. Of Virgil Goins and B. Gene Broadway Goins nothing more is known.
==O==
Willie Mae Goins was born in Orange County September 11, 1947, according to BVS File 119960.
==O==
Gertrude Gowan, a negro cook, lived at 109 East Cherry in 1917, according to the Orange city directory.
==O==
George Malcolm Gowens was born at Buffalo, New York September 24, 1947. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy June 1, 1967 at Houston, Texas and showed his address at 3125 West Martin. He served as a radio operator aboard the USS Isbell, DD 869 during the Viet Namese War. He was discharged February 1, 1971, according to Orange County, Texas Discharge Book 14, page 737. He listed his home address at 3125 Martin Street, Pinehurst, Texas from 1967 through 1971.

He was married December 27, 1971 to Mrs. Sheridan Sue Bar­ron, who was born May 25, 1948, according to Orange County marriage records. Of George Malcolm Gowens, Sheridan Sue Barron Gowens and descendnts nothing more is known.

Charles T. Gowens, an airman in the U. S. Air Force in 1967, showed his address at 3125 Martin Street, Pinehurst, Texas, the same address given by George Malcolm Gowens. In 1969 and 1970 he was a operator for Firestone Tire & Rubber Company livng at the same address, according to the Orange city directory. In the 1970 and 1971 editions his wife, Shirley M. Gowens, was shown in the household at 411 East John Street, Orange, according to the city directory. He was listed as a pipe fitter at that time.

Dana Gowens in 1967 was living at 3125 Martin St, Pinehurst, Texas, the address given by George Malcolm Gowens and Charles T. Gowens, according to the Orange city directory.

Maude Ann Gowens was born September 24, 1951 at Orange, according to BVS File 170319. In 1971 she was a receptionist for Texas State Optical Company and showed her address as 3125 Martin, Pinehurst, the address given by George Malcolm Gowens and Charles T. Gowens.
==O==
George M. Gowens (24) married Sheridan S. Gary (23) on December 27, 1971 according to Orange County marriage records.
==O==
Mrs. Georgia M. Gowens, accountant for Lutcher & Moore Lumber Company in 1958 and 1960, lived at 3540 West Park Avenue, Pinehurst, according to the Orange city directory. She continued with the same company in 1962 and 1963, but lived at 2020 North 35th Street, Pinehurst. In 1965 and 1966 she was listed as a bookkeeper for Harms Marine Service at 2020 North 35th Street in 1965 and on Harding Drive in 1966.
==O==
Miss Easther Gowins was married October 5, 1852 to Larkin Ashworth, according to Orange County Marriage Book A, page 4. He enlisted in Company C, 27th Louisiana Infantry Regiment in Rapides Parish April 30, 1862 and died at Camp Tucker June 22, 1862, according to the research of Hazel G. Standley of Starks, Louisiana.
==O==
Angela Lea Goynes was born July 2, 1955 in Orange County, according to BVS File 120723. She was married to Michael Ray Granger who was born August 20, 1952, on June 7, 1974, according to Orange County Marriage Book 40, page 783.
==O==
Charles W. Goynes, shipfitter, was employed by Consolidated Steel in 1944 and lived at 304 Navy Street, according to the Orange City directory.
==O==
Charles Goynes in 1951 lived at 220 Moreel Boulevard, according to the city directory. Charles Melvin Goynes was born May 23, 1931, according to Orange County Birth Book 8 page 258.

Charles Melvin Goynes was married to Miss Betty D. Norwood April 18, 1952, according to Orange County Marriage Book 18, page 375. In 1958, Charles M. Goynes, an estimator for Ramsey-Kantz, Inc., steel fabricators, and Betty D. Norwood Goynes were living at 86 Pine according to the city directory. In 1960 they lived at 322 Harrison.

In 1960 they lived at 322 Harrison. In 1962 and 1963 they lived at 910 10th Street. In 1972 Charles M. Goynes was listed in the telephone directory living at 960 Lamar Street, Beaumont, Texas.
==O==
George Augustus Goynes was married to Miss Inza L. Parks December 31, 1946, according to Orange County Marriage Book 15, page 512. In 1951 George Augustus Goynes an administrative assistant at the U. S. Naval Station, and Inza L. Parks Goynes were living at 220 Moreell Boulevard, the address given by Charles W. Goynes in that year. On February 25, 1956 George Augustus Goynes and Inza L. Parks Goynes received a deed from John A. Peveta to Lot 4, Block 1 Little Cypress Addition, Orange for $700, according to Orange County Deed Book 189, page 467. In 1958 George Augustine Goynes was still listed as an administrative assistant at the U. S. Naval Station. He and his wife resided at Rt. 2 Box 1932, according to the Orange city directory.

On January 29, 1959 they received a deed from John H, Peveto to Lot 3, Block 1, Little Cypress Addition, adjoining, according to Orange County Deed Book 231, page 24.

On June 5, 1965 they gave a deed to Loraine Huffman to Lot 16, Koch Addition Orange, according to Orange County Deed Book 1428, page 92.
==O==
Miss Irene Goynes was married to James Stanley Middlebrook June 19, 1948, according to Orange County Marriage Book 16, page 424. In 1951 Irene Goynes was living at 220 Moreell Boulevard, the address given by Charles M. Goynes, according to the Orange city directory.

In 1951 Raymond Richard Goynes lived at 220 Moreell Boulevard, the address given by Charles M. Goynes, George Augustus Goynes and Irene Goynes,

Raymond Richard Goynes was married to Mrs. Carolyn Marie Henry Kent January 9, 1954, according to Orange County Marriage Book, page 291. Raymond Richard Goynes was born in the Philippines in 1930 and Carolyn Marie Henry Kent Goynes was born in Louisiana in 1929. In 1958 they lived at 93 Cypress St. Rt. 2, Orange where he was an operator for DuPont Corporation. Later in 1958 they lived at 315 Decatur, Orange.

On August. 3959 they received a deed from Zeto Development Company to Lot 23, Block 2, Edgemont Plaza, Orange for $13,050, according to Orange County Deed Book 240, page 250. From 1960 through 1967 Raymond Richard Goynes continued with DuPont Corporation and lived at 3406 Bowling Lane.

Children born to Raymond Richard Goynes and Carolyn Marie Henry Kent Goynes include:

Raymond Richard Goynes, Jr. born November 29, 1955
Christina Marie Goynes born November 11, 1958
==O==
Larry Augustus Goynes was born in Orange County June 9, 1948, according to BVS Files.
==O==
Paul Douglas Goynes was born in Orange County October 30, 1955, according to BVS File 188682.
==O==
Phillip Lloyd Goynes was born in Orange County November 30, 1956, according to BVS File 216341.
==O==
Raymond Richard Goynes, Jr., son of Raymond Richard Goynes and Carolyn Marie Henry Kent Goynes was born November 29, 1954, according to BVS File 207497.

Christina Marie Goynes, daughter of Raymond Richard Goynes and the fifth child of Carolyn Marie Henry Kent Goynes, was born November 11, 1958 at Orange, according to Orange County Birth Book 8, page 258.
==O==
Rhonda Ann Goynes was born in Orange County April 11, 1954, according to BVS File 62680.
==O==
Timothy Ryan Goynes was born in Orange County July 21, 1963, according to BVS File 122285.
==O==
Victoria Lynn Goynes was born April 29, 1952 in Orange County, according to BVS File 15418. She was married February 16, 1973 to Randall Clay Murphy, who was born August 22, 1953, according to Orange County Marriage Book 38, page 541.

PALO PINTO COUNTY, TEXAS

Adolphus Edmon Goen died October 04, 1968 according to Palo Pinto County death records.
==O==
Charlotte Janine Goen was born in Palo Pinto County February 22, 1962, according to BVS File 20981.
==O==
Cheryl Denise Goen was born August 29, 1963 in Palo Pinto County, according to BVS File 166334.
==O==
Christopher Howard Goen was born July 9, 1964 in Palo Pinto County, according to BVS Files.
==O==
Gladys Goen died January 15, 1995 according to Palo Pinto County death records.
==O==
Jimmy Lee Goen was born in Palo Pinto County January 29, 1963, according to BVS File 30968.
==O==
Ralph Goen (58) married Antonia Lee Holloway (66) on November 14, 1966 according to Palo Pinto County marriage records.
Ralph Goen died January 11, 1980 according to Palo Pinto County death records.
==O==
Miss Audrey Beulah Goin was married to Lee Douglas Kirby December 9, 1961, according to Palo Pinto County Marriage Book 16, page 60.
==O==
Louis Goin, Pensioner No. 33252 and his widow, Mary Goin, pensioner No. 36939, of Palo Pinto County were indexed in the file collection of Confederate Pension Applications maintained in the genealogical department of the Weatherford, Texas Public Library. The compilation was published in “Some Confederate Veterans” compiled by Joan Green Lawrence of Baird, Texas.
==O==
Mattie E. Goin, one of the heirs of H. M. Nelson, gave a warranty deed to N. W. Bandy July 6, 1967, for a lot in Santo, Texas, according to Palo Pinto County Deed Book 343, page 615. Consideration was $400.
==O==
Regina Ann Goings was born in Panola County February 11, 1964, according to BVS File 3069.
==O==
Ira Gilbert Goins and wife Kathleen Josephine Goins gave a deed of trust June 18, 1965 to Ryan Mortgage Company for Lot 8, Block 3 in Mineral Wells, Texas, according to Palo Pinto County Deed of Trust Book 80, page 320.

Ira Gilbert Goins and Kathleen Josephine Goins gave a warranty deed to Billy L. Pierce January 11, 1971 for property according to Palo Pinto County, Deed Book 387, page 162.
==O==
Lesley Lee Goins was married to Mrs. Clister Mae Glover December 11, 1953, according to Palo Pinto County Marriage Book 14. page 222. Children born to Lesley Lee Goins and Clister Mae Glover Goins are unknown.
==O==
Artie G. Gowin died September 12, 1972 according to Palo Pinto County death records.
==O==
Ira Gowin died July 05, 1984 according to Palo Pinto County death records.
==O==
James V. Gowin died February 07, 1976 according to Palo Pinto County death records.
==O==
Jess Gowin died May 10, 1985 according to Palo Pinto County death records.

PANOLA COUNTY, TEXAS

Joseph H. Going (38) married Gloria Winona Gray (27) on July 5, 1966 according to Panola County marriage records.

PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS

Bertha Goen died January 09, 1985 according to Parker County death records.
==O==
Fred Goen died July 24, 1976 according to Parker County death records.
==O==
Ida May Goen was married December 29, 1887 to John Henry Lain, son of Durham Lorenzo Lain and Susan Studdard Lain, according to Mel Karten of Cornelius, Oregon. John Henry Lain was born April 22, 1859 in Upshur County, Texas. He died Sepember 11, 1947 and was buried in Oakland Cemetery in Parker County.
==O==
James W. Goen was enumerated in the 1880 census of Parker County, Volume 26, Sheet 31, Enumeration District 138, Line 5, Precinct 5:

Goen, James W. age 26, born in GA husband
Sarah age 23, born in AR, wife
Willie age 1, born in TX, daughter
==O==
Miss Audean Florence Goin was married to Luther Carter Baucum July 28, 1950, according to Parker County Marriage Book 27, page 564.
==O==
Robert William Goen died January 18, 1968 according to Parker County death records.
==O==
Charley Goin, white male, was born in Texas in March 1881, according to his enumeration in 1900 census. He appeared in Parker County, Enumeration District 76, page 8, as a 19-year-old living in the home of his cousin, Asa B. Cruce.
==O==
Jack Wilson Goin was married to Betty Jane Moore September 22, 1946, according to Parker County Marriage Book 24, page 59. Jack Wilson Goin and Betty Jane Moore Goin lived at 2810 McLemore Avenue, according to the 1949 city directory of Ft. Worth. In 1950 and 1951 he was a switchman for CRI&P Railway. Betty Jane Moore Goin was a telephone operator for Hotel Texas. They lived at 736 Samuels in 1950 and at 2512 Ryan Avenue in 1951. Apparently the couple was divorced about this time.

Jack Wilson Goin was married to Miss Kathryn S. Nicks January 24, 1952, according to Martin County Marriage Book 4, page 460. Jack Wilson Goin and Kathryn S. Nicks Goin were living in Lubbock, Texas in 1956, according to Lubbock city directory. He was a presser for Plaza Cleaners.

Betty Jane Moore Goin was listed as a PBX operator in 1952. In 1953 and 1954 she lived at 1101 Samuels Avenue. From 1956 through 1968 she was listed in the directory as a telephone operator for Western Hills Motel. In 1956 she lived at 1305 Lagonda. From 1957 through 1960 she lived at 401 Karens.

In 1957 Jack Wilson Goin was a presser for City Cleaners and lived on the Seminole highway in Andrews, Texas, according to the Andrews city directory. Apparently they were divorced about 1958.

Jack Wilson Goin and Betty Jane Moore Goin were remarried August 3, 1959, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 123, page 529. Apparently the second marriage did not last. Jack Wilson Goin was listed as a presser for Zenith Cleaners living at 3736 Marks Place in the 1960 directory, the last mention of him.

Betty Jane Moore Goin lived at 51 North Chandler from 1961 through 1965. From 1967 she lived at 1057 Scenic Street. From 1970 through 1972 she was a PBX operator at Montgomery-Wards. In 1972 she lived at 2258 Bird Avenue.
==O==
Robert John Goin (49) married Freeda Duncan (51) on August 2, 1968 according to Parker County marriage records.
==O==
Willoughby Sanford Goin III, son of Willoughby Sanford Goin II, was born in Kentucky in 1940. About 1964 he was married to Sondra Sue Harrison, who was born in Missouri in 1942. In 1968 he was a soldier in the U. S. Army stationed at Mineral Wells, Texas. On December 16, 1968 Willoughby Sanford Goin III and Sondra Sue Hudson Goin were the parents of Nancy Crittenden Goin, their second child, who was born at U. S. Beach Army Hospital, according to Parker County Birth Book 25C, page 647.
==O==
E. M. Goines and his wife, Linda Goines gave a warranty deed to A. W. Zeller October, 1967, according to Parker County Deed Book 428, page 21.
==O==
George Going was enumerated in the 1880 census of Parker County, Enumeration District 139, Line 46, Precinct 6, as follows:

Going, George age 38, born in SC, husband
Eliza age 38, born in AL, wife
Sallie age 11, born in AL, daughter
Woods age 9, born in AL, son
Robert age 7, born in AL, son
Albert age 4, born in TX, son
John age 2, born in TX, son
==O==
Archie Goins and his wife Lelah F. Goins of Parker County gave quit claim deed to Alex Wilkerson January 5, 1971 to 4 acres of land for $3,893.61, according to Parker County Deed Book 491, page 414. On January 13, 1971 they received a warranty deed from James Doyle to a lot in Azle, Texas, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 4982, page 380.
==O==
Greggory Lee Goins was born in Pennsylvania in 1948. In 1968 he was a soldier in the U. S. Army stationed at Mineral Wells, Texas. About 1967 he was married to Beverly Ann Wood who was born in New York in 1947. On October 16, 1968 they were the parents of Michael Greggory Goins who was born at U. S. Beach Army Hospital, according to Parker County Birth Book 25C, page 555.
==O==
Henry G. Goines (37) Chistene M. Buggs (35) on June 6, 1978 according to Parker County marriage records.
==O==
Michael Lee Goins, age 20, was married to Linda Beth Brooks, age 20, April 4, 1969, according to Parker County Marriage Book 39, page 495.
==O==
Mrs. Margaret Gowan gave a deed to Laura Edith Smith June 9, 1955, to 52.8 acres of land in Parker County, Texas, according to Parker County Deed Book 276, page 56.

Later Mrs. Margaret Gowan, joined by her husband, Travis Gowan and others leased land in Parker County, Texas to Phillips Petroleum Company, according to Parker County Deed Book 278, page 636. They were residents of Canyon County, Idaho at that time.
==O==
Nancy Gowan was married to Alfred William Bowden in 1974, according to Parker County Marriage Book 45, page 194.
==O==
O. H. Gowan was married to Alice Norton September 18, 1881, according to Parker County Marriage Records. Children born to O. H. Gowan and Alice Norton Gowan are unknown.
==O==
Ed Gowen was a resident of Weatherford, Texas in 1911. He was the father of a son born there February 10, 1911.
==O==
Jerry Wayne Gowen and Judy Doreen Gowen, twins, were born in Parker County August 10, 1959, according to BVS Files 172315 and 172316.
==O==
Miss Irene Gowens was married to Kenneth L. Dickinson December 31. 1942, according to Parker County Marriage Book 21, page 284.
==O==
Jack A. Gowin was married to Eva L. Marley March 15, 1946, according to Parker County Marriage Book 23, page 277.
==O==
Mrs. Mary Frances Goyne, who was born in 1944, was married September 10 1967 to Woodrow Wilson Shahan, Jr, who was also born in 1944, according to Parker County Marriage Book 38, page 431.
==O==
Robert Harold Goyne, Jr. was married to Beverly Campbell December 16, 1960, according to Parker County Marriage Book 34, page 482. Children born to Robert Harold Goyne, Jr. and Beverly Campbell Goyne are unknown.
==O==
Miss Sharon Gail Goyne was married to Tommy Neil Wright April 6, 1958, according to Parker County Marriage Book 32 page 585.
==O==
Earnest L. Goynes (45) married Dorothy M. Brooks (36) on August 14, 1975 according to Parker County marriage records.

PARMER COUNTY, TEXAS

Robert M. Gowing was born about 1920, place and parents unknown. In 1993 he lived in Friona, Texas. Children born to him include;

Robert Gowing born about 1946

Robert Gowing, son of Robert M. Gowing was born about 1946. In 1973 he lived in Taos, New Mexico. In 1993 he lived in Friona.

Children born to Robert Gowing include:

James E. Gowing born about 1969
Diane Gowing born about 1970
Garrett Gowing born about 1971
David Gowing born April 28, 1973
Lori Gowing born about 1975
Stacy Gowing born about 1979

James E. Gowing, son of Robert Gowing, was born born about 1969. In 1993 he lived in Muleshoe, Texas.

Diane Gowing, daughter of Robert Gowing, was born about 1970. She was married about 1988, husband’s name Smith. In 1993 they lived in Lompoc, California.

Garrett Gowing, son of Robert Gowing, was born about 1971. In 1993 he lived in Friona.

David Gowing, son of Robert Gowing, was born April 28, 1973 in Taos. In 1990 he lived in Nashville, Tennessee and in 1991 removed to Muleshoe where he was a general laborer and a member of the Church of Christ. He was killed at age 20, September 14, 1993 in an automobile accident near Muleshoe. He was buried in Muleshoe Cemetery.

Lori Gowing, daughter of Robert Gowing, was born about 1975. She was married about 1992, husband’s name Wedel. In 1993 they lived in Lompoc.

Stacy Gowing, daughter of Robert Gowing, was born about 1979. In 1993 she continued in Friona.

Robert Melger Gowing died May 20, 1996 according to Parmer County death records.

PECOS COUNTY, TEXAS

Dennis Lee Goins, a sales engineer for Baroid Division, was born in West Virginia in 1939. Brenda Lynn Bonfili Goins, also a native of West Virginia, was born in 1943. The couple made their home at 501 East Fifth Street in Ft. Stockton in 1967.

Dennis Lee Goins and Brenda Lynn Goins, received a warranty Deed to Lot 8, Block 2, Russell Heights Addition, Crane, Texas, December 12, 1967, according to Crane County Deed Book 202, page 6.

On January 14, 1970 Dennis Lee Goins and Brenda Lynn Goins “of Midland County, Texas” gave a warranty deed to Lot 8, Block 2, Russell Heights Addition according to Crane County Deed Book 216, page 248.

Dennis Lee Goins and Brenda Lynn Goins received a warranty deed from Doyce C. Huckaby October 13, 1971 to Lot 4, Block 32, Western Plateau Addition, Amarillo, Texas, according to Randall County Deed Book 465, page 266. Children born to Dennis Lee Goins and Brenda Lynn Goins include Jace Harrison Goins.
Jace Harrison Goins, first child of Dennis Lee Goins and Brenda Lynn Bonfili Goins, was born in Ft. Stockton, Texas September 8, 1967, according to Pecos County Birth Book 13, page 99.
==O==
Jewell Gowen died March 4, 1925 in Pecos County according to BVS File 11659. This could not be found in Pecos County Death Records or in BVS records.
==O==
Donna Cecile Gowins, third child of James Lester Gowins, Jr. and Bonnie Cecile Miner Gowins, was born in Ft. Stockton, Texas September 25, 1957, according to Pecos County Marriage Book 9, page 382.
==O==
James Lester Gowins, Jr., a roughneck and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, was born in Louisiana, in 1932. Bonnie Cecile Miner Gowins, a native of North Carolina was born in 1937.

POLK COUNTY, TEXAS

Rodger D. Goins (20) married Brenda K. Hamilton (19) on December 23, 1978 according to Polk County marriage records.
==O==
Delila Goyens appeared as the head of a household enumerated in the 1880 Polk County census, Enumeration District 20, Precinct 3, page 14:

“Goyens, Delila 47, born in LA
Breckenridge 21, born in LA, son
Mitchell 20, born in LA, son
Fulton 17, born in LA, son
James 14, born in LA, son
Richard 10, born in LA, son
Bray 6, born in LA, son
Goyens, Mary 22, born in LA, daughter-in-law
Dallas 1, born in TX, grandson”
==O==
Adell Goynes was born November 24, 1921 in Polk County, according to BVS File 7557.
==O==
Herman Edward Goynes, Jr. was born September 20, 1957 in Polk County, according to BVS File 175041.
==O==
Laurence Goyens appeared in a census of Polk County, Justice Precinct 3, Volume 27, Sheet 14, Edition 70, Line 3, as follows:

Goyens, Laurence age 26, born in LA, husband
Norcisa age 23, born in TX, wife
Mary D. age 1, born in TX, daughter
==O==
Marcel Ray Goynes was born in Polk County July 1, 1940, according to BVS File 58690.
==O==
Margie Eron Goynes was born January 27, 1935 in Polk County, according to BVS File 7557.
==O==
Mary Goyens appeared living with Delia Goyens
as the head of a household in a census of Polk County, Precincts 3, Enumeration District 70, Line 48. as follows:

Goyens, Mary 22, born in LA
Dallas 1, born in TX. son
==O==
Minnie Evelyn Goynes was born June 2, 1934 in Polk County, according to BVS File 46920.
==O==
Willie Goynes, Jr, died June 20, 1930 in Polk County according to BVS File 31093.
==O==
Billie Lee Goyns was born in Polk County, August 21, 1928, according to BVS File 76460.
==O==
Capt. John Guyns of Livingston, Texas commanded a company of volunteers from Polk County who enlisted in the Texas State Troops for Confederate service. On March 2, 1862 Brig-Gen. W. M. Neyland, commanding the Second Brigade filed a readiness report:

“State of Texas
County of Jasper

I, W. M. Neyland Brigadier General of the 7nd Brigade, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing list of names, is correct list of the names of Company Officers of the Texas State Troops, in the 2nd Brigade, as appears by returns of election, now on file in my office, together with number of Muster Rolls, including all male citizens between the age of 18 and 50 years including all invalied, the probable number of enrollment about eight hundred, Four Companies to Burnetts Regiment, Three to Carters Regiment, One to Whitfields Battalion in Missouri and Two now organized to respond to the Governor’s Call for fifteen thousand infantry, also about one hundred and fifty enlisted as recruits, in Companies in Virginia, mount of fire arms reported Sixteen hundred and Seventy three, Seven hundred of which has been taken off by the volunteers in said Regiments.

Given under my hand in Jasper this 20th March 1862.

W. M. Neyland
Brg. Gen, 2nd
Brigade”

POTTER COUNTY, TEXAS

Elmer Goen appeared in the 1941-1942 edition of the edition of the Amarillo city directory as a laborer employed by Amarillo Brick Company.
==O==
Harry H. Goen was listed in the 1921 directory as a teamster, living at 404 Van Buren.
==O==
James M. Goen (37) married Betty S. Chambless (29) on March 2, 1978 according to Potter County marriage records.
==O==
Nora L. Goens, widow of John Goens, a nurse employed by the Veterans Administration Hospital, was listed in the 1945-1946-1947 edition of the city directory living at 506 Russell.
==O==
Quida Goin died January 11, 1989 according to Potter County death records.
==O==
Tom Goin Clark SR. died June 04, 1996 according to Potter County death records.
==O==
Walter Goin and Sherry Goin of Highland Village announced the engagement of their son, Walter Russell Goin to Patricia Ann Baca, according to the April 4, 2000 edition of the “Amarillo Daily News.” The bride is the daughter of Ben Baca and Stella Baca of Amarillo.
==O==
Bill T. Goines, carpenter and his wife A. Geneva Goines were living at 3511-B 12th Avenue in 1953.
==O==
Lewis G. Goines and his wife, Ina Fay Goines “of Potter County” received a deed to Lot 4, Block 2, Eastridge Addition, Amarillo September 17, 1960, according to Potter County Deed Book 984, page 496. They sold the property July 10, 1964 to H. R. Powers for $9,250.
==O==
Madge Goines, employed at Vogue Beauty Shop, was living at 1000 Lincoln in 1941-42.
==O==
William H. Goines was living at 1406 Monroe, according to the 1938-39 directory.
==O==
Mrs. Peggy Going in 1933 was living at 500 Jackson.
==O==
Vesta Marie Going was born July 27, 1933 in Potter County, according to BVS File 56298.
==O==
Leonard H. Goings died July 29, 1976 according to Potter County death records.
==O==
Miss Mary Rosalie Goings was listed as a domestic in the 1917, 1918 and 1919 editions. She lived at 1800 Van Buren in 1917 and 1801 Taylor in 1918-1920. In 1920 she was shown as a bookkeeper for Singer Sewing Machine Company. From 1921 until 1926 she was listed as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. In 1921 she lived at 601 North Garfield, back at 1801 Taylor in 1922 and 1923, 1105 Fillmore in 1924, 805 Fillmore in 1925 and at 409-D Madison in 1926.
==O==
Alonzo Goins, U. S. Army, in 1952 lived at 3804 East 13th Avenue with his wife, Leona Goins.
==O==
Mrs. Billie Goins, a barmaid at the Sixth Street Bar, in 1951 was living at 310 North Bellview.
==O==
Charlene Goins, a nurse employed by Veterans Administration Hospital, was listed in the 1948 and 1949 editions of the Amarillo city directory. From 1963 through 1966 she was listed as assistant chief nurse at Veterans Administration Hospital, Big Spring, Texas, according to the city directory. She lived at the hospital in 1963 and in 1966. She lived at 2400 Gregg in 1964 and 1965.
==O==
Debra Jean Goins was born August 12, 1965 in Potter County, according to BVS File 130908.
==O==
Donna Lynn Goins was born in Potter County June 11, 1965, according to BVS File 111452.
==O==
George Goins was married to Mrs. Lorena Davis, according to the Potter County Marriage Book 4, page 457. Of George Goins and Lorena Davis Goins nothing more is known.
==O==
Jacob E. Goins, a serviceman for Heath Furniture Company and later for Southwestern Appliance Company, lived at 402 North Florida with his wife Ethel E. Goins, from 1952 until 1956, according to the Amarillo city directory.
==O==
Kenneth Eugene Goins and his wife, Frona Montez Goins “of Potter County” gave a warranty deed to Phillip M. Parrack February 24, 1972 to Lot 26, Block 45, Hamlet Addition, according to Potter County, Deed Book 1176, page 132.
==O==
Robert Glee Goins was married to Bette Joyce Thurman March 7, 1952 in Amarillo, according to Potter County Marriage Book 21, page 617. In 1953 Robert Glee Goins and Bette Joyce Thurman Goins lived at 915-D Jackson, according to the city directory.
==O==
Roy Allan Goins was born in Potter County August 29, 1960, according to BVS File 150093.
==O==
Sam Goins, Jr. was married to Lena Arnold in Amarillo, according to Potter County Marriage Book 8, page 565. Of Sam Goins, Jr. and Lena Arnold Goins nothing more is known.
==O==
Thomas Jay Goins was born August 1, 1926 in Potter County, according to BVS File 149393.
==O==
W. H. Goins (46) married Lou Meeks (45) on December 21, 1974 accoring to Potter County marriage records.

William Goins, laborer, lived at 4019A Rio Grande, according to 1953 city-directory of Amarillo.
==O==
Clifton B. Gowan died May 23, 1977 according to Potter County death records.
==O==
Granville L. Gowan, U. S. Air Force, and his wife, Wilma J. Gowan, lived at 1401B Dunaway, according to the 1952, 1953 city directories of Amarillo.
==O==
Kenneth R. Gowan and his wife, Lucille Gowan, were engaged in the cosmetic business in Amarillo according to the city directory of 1966 and 1967, They lived at 1700 Wester in 1966 and at 5213 West 37th Street in 1967 and operated a Fashion 220 Studio at 2734 Georgia.
==O==
Michael John Gowan was married to Rosemary McCoach April 15, 1964 at Amarillo, according to Potter County Marriage Book 32, page 37. Of Michael John Gowan and Rosemary Mc Coach Gowan nothing more is known.
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O. H. Gowan in 1943-44 was a driver employed by Amarillo Bus Company, residing at 910 N. E. 8th Street, according to the Amarillo city directory.
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Miss Vida Gowan in 1931 lived at 1014 Fillmore in Amarillo, according to the city directory.
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William Gowan in 1967 was a waiter for the KuKu Burger, according to the Amarillo city directory.
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William Edward Merrill Gowan was married to Mrs. Jane Rowland Craig June 12, 1965, according to Potter County Marriage Book 33, page 217. A William E. Gowan was listed in the U. S. Air Force living at 7709 River Drive, according to the 1967 city directory. No mention was made of Jane Rowland Craig Gowan.
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Fleta M. Gowans died April 17, 1973 according to Navarro County death records.
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Mrs. Lee Amia Gowans was married to William Murray, both negroes, August 20, 1921, according to Potter County Marriage Book 5, page 465.
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Louis Gowans died March 18, 1978 according to Navarro County death records.
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Minnie Gowans died October 25, 1977 according to Navarro County death records.
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Ruby Gowans died September 19, 1965 according to Navarro County death records.
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Vernon Gowans died May 30, 1990 according to Navarro County death records.
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Will Gowans died October 9, 1983 according to Navarro County death records.
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Roy Gowen, employed by Hedgecoke Motors, and his wife, Lorraine Gowen, were living at 65188 N. E. 12th Street in 1971, according to the Amarillo city directory.
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Thomas M. Gowen, U. S. Air Force, and his wife, Anne W. Gowen, were living at 214 North Taylor, according to the 1953 city directory of Amarillo.
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Bobby Louis Gowens (19) married Cheryl Ann Sills (19) on July 22, 1966 according to Potter County marriage records.
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Jesse Willie Gowens (18) married Lottie Faye Floyd (17) on August 30, 1968 according to Potter County marriage records.
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Jesse W. Gowens (33) married Deborah J. Horner (26) on June 1, 1984 according to Potter County marriage records.
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Miss Norma Gowens in 1912 lived at 300 North Johnson in the household of Votie A. Johnston, a boilerwasher for Santa Fe Railroad, according to the Amarillo city directory.
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Pamela Kay Gowens was born in Potter County October 18, 1954, according to BVS File 187150. She was married to Arthur R. Gallegos, born September 27, 1951, on July 21, 1973 according to Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marriage Book 151, page 93380.
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Jesse Willie Gowens was born in Potter County July 15, 1950, according to BVS File 99151. He was married to Lottie Faye Floyd August 30, 1968, according to Potter County Marriage Book 36, page 675.

Jesse Willie Gowens and Lottie Faye Floyd Gowens lived at 3323 Fitzhugh Avenue in 1970, according to the city directory of Ft. Worth, Texas. She was employed by the U.S. Air Force. Later in the year she was a shipping clerk at Dickson-Jenkins Manufacturing Company and lived at 5724 Buchanan. In 1971 she lived at 2812-B Avenue I.

Lottie Faye Floyd Gowens was remarried to Terry Norman Jackson March 29, 1974 at Sweetwater, Texas, according to Nolan County, Texas Marriage Book 16, page 256.

Jesse Willie Gowens died September 21, 1998 according to Potter County death records.

Children born to Jesse Willie Gowens and Lottie Faye Floyd Gowens include:

Kimberly Faye Gowens born in December 1968
Shelley Denise Gowens born about 1970

Kimberly Faye Gowens, daughter of Jesse Willie Gowens and Lottie Faye Floyd Gowens, was born in December 1968. On October 4, 1997 she wrote:

“I am looking for my father, Jesse Willie Gowens. The last time we saw each other was when I was three and a half years old. Jesse Willie Gowens also fathered my sister, Shelley Denise Gowens. Lottie Faye refuses to give any information to help in this search. I am searching for medical records and to know if he is still alive. My sister and I are having thyroid illiness and need family medical background as soon as possible. My E-mail address is venice4kim@aol.com.”

Shelley Denise Gowens, daughter of Jesse Willie Gowens and Lottie Faye Floyd Gowens, was born about 1970, place unknown.
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Miss Sharon Gowens in 1973 was a waitress for Arrow Cafe living at 85 North Kentucky, according to the Amarillo city directory.
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Tereica Jean Gowens was born in Potter County October 20, 1952, according to BVS File 176140.
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Douglas Wayne Gowin was born February 16, 1953, in Potter County, according to BVS File 30002.
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Ida Mae Gowin died in Potter County, Texas August 23, 1952, according to BVS File 40915.
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Jim Gowin, manager of R. B. Atex Service Station, lived at Canyon, Texas in 1971, according to the Amarillo city directory.
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Mary Ellen Gowin died July 10, 1997 according to Potter County death records.
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Wanda Gowin, a student, lived at 2217 Polk Street in 1970, according to the Amarillo city directory.
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Bobby Neil Goyne (21) married Karen Dee Hemby (18) on November 17, 1966 according to Potter County marriage records.
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Jerry Ross Goyne was listed as a postman in the Amarillo city directory from 1960 through 1973. From 1961 until 1962 he and his wife, Linda S. Goyne, were living at 1603 North Williams.

Jerry Ross Goyne and Linda S. Goyne received a warranty deed October 17, 1961 from Herman W. Gray to Lot 3, Block 1, Crestview Addition, Amarillo, October 17, 1961, according to Potter County Deed Book 905, page 636. From 1962 until 1966 they were living at 307 North Western, and from 1966 through 1973 they were living at 937 West Bonita, according to the city directory.

In 1973 he was shown as assistant plant manager for Levi-Strauss Company in Amarillo. In 1971 Linda S. Goyne was credit manager for Fedway Department Store. Jerry Ross Goyne and Linda S. Goyne gave a warranty deed to the Crestview property to L. O. Williams February 3, 1965 according to Potter County Deed Book 1006, page 569.
He remarried Margie Lackey (27) on February 10, 1983 according to Potter County marriage records.
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Kellie Lee Goyne was born in Potter County December 23, 1960, according to BVS File 1239226.
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Patricia Faye Goyne was married to David Paul Trasher September 29, 1965, according to Potter County Marriage Book 33, page 472 and Book 34, page 309.
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Ronda Sue Goyne was born December 3, 1934 in Potter County, according to BVS File No. 106087. She is believed to be a daughter of Furman Goyne and Marie Goyne, and was shown to be a student living at 1319 Travis in the 1954 Amarillo city directory.
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Roy Lee Goyne died March 28, 1995 according to Potter County death records.
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Paul Eugene Guynes died June 02, 1993 according to Potter County death records.

PRESIDIO COUNTY, TEXAS

Henry Goens received a warranty deed from Hiram Lightner September 23, 1884 for a lot in Ft. Davis, Texas for $400 an acre according to Presidio County Deed Book 3. Page 182.
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Jeanie Gowans received a royalty deed from W. M. C. Marshall January 16, 1928 for land in Presidio County according to Presidio County Deed Book 75, page 59

Jeanie Gowans received a royalty deed from John G. Guerin October 11, 1928 for land in Presidio County according to Presidio County Deed Book 78, page 494.

Jeanie Gowans received a realty deed from H.J. McMullen January 23, 1929 for land in Presidio County according to Presidio County Deed Book 82, page 66.
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Benjamin Gowen received an assignment for an oil & gas Lease October 15, 1932 from Charles Burnett of Los Angeles, California according to Presidio County Oil & Gas Lease Book 93, page 294.
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Benjamin S. Gowen and Lillis B. of 100 North Vista St., Los Angeles, California, received a warranty deed for land in Presidio County from Irving Goldberg & Chas Burnett July 21, 1933 according to Presidio County Deed Book 96, page 222.

Benjamin S. Gowen received a warranty deed from Chas Burnett December 24, 1932 for land in Presidio County according to Presidio County Deed Book 93, page 544.
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E. W. Gowen received an oil & gas Lease from Western Trust Company September 11, 1922 for five acres at $100 a year in Presidio County according to Presidio County Oil and Gas Lease Book 66, page 47.
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W. S. Gowen received a lease from the State of Texas June 17, 1899 for land in Presidio County. The land was located Set 22, Block WSG9 and consisted of 640 acres. T.C. Railway Co. was the original grantee according to Certificate 1917. This information was taken from Presidio County Deed Book 20, page 43.
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RAINS COUNTY, TEXAS

Mellisa Adams, daughter of D. K. Adams and Martha Gowens Adams, died July 3, 1930, according to a death certificate filed August 11, 1930 in Rains County. She was buried at Colony Cemetery.
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J. W. Goings was married to Isabella Daniel at Emory, Texas September 17, 1884, according to Rains County Marriage Book 1, page 110. Of Isabella Daniel Goings nothing more is known.

J. W. Goings was married March 1, 1893 to Josie Epison, according to Rains County Book 2, page 93. Of Josie Epison Goings nothing more is known.

J. W. Goins died April 20, 1896, and “Jessie Goins” was named administrator of the estate.
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Elmer Goins, negro, son of Morneneus Goins and Julian Banks Goins, was born March 31, 1923 at Ginger, Texas, according to Rains County Birth Book 3.
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Elvin Pryor Gowin (22) married Vera Kathryn Harvey (17) on May 28, 1966 according to Rains County marriage records.
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Larry R. Gowin (22) married Judy C. Lowery (22) on June 17, 1970 according to Rains County marriage records.
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Freddie Lavon Gowin (22) married Vicki Lyn Dougherty (17) on February 24, 1968 according to Rains County marriage records.
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Perry P. Gowin (19) married Judy C. Roberts (16) on January 16, 1970 according to Rains County marriage records.
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George A. Gowins and Madie Louise Gowins lived on a farm in Rains County consisting of 150 acres in the northeastern portion of the county.

George A. Gowins received a warranty deed from Henry C. Trentman July 10, 1956. Gowins named Madie Louise Parker Gowins, Thomas Jackson Gowins, and Geary Alan Gowins as heirs to his estate according to Rains County Deed Book 3011, page 150.

George A. Gowins died June 5, 1953. Wesley Gowins, a brother, was administrator of his estate according to Rains County Probate Book 35, page 217.

Children born to George A. Gowins and Madie Louise Gowins include:

Geary Allen Gowins born October 7, 1949
Thomas Jackson Gowins born March 29, 1951

RANDALL COUNTY, TEXAS

Charles Gowin died December 13, 1982 according to Randall County death records.

REAL COUNTY, TEXAS

Charley David Goines was born in Real County July 10, 1939, according to BVS File No 60781.
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Floyd Avery Goines was born in Real County May 17, 1947, according to BVS File 209256.
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Jackson Dewitt Goines was born in Real County May 11, 1950, according to BVS File 68167. He married Teresa M. Lees (20) on September 2, 1978 according to Real County marriage records.
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Louis Jackson Goines was born April 5, 1902 in Real County, according to BVS File No. 697586. He was married to Leliah Hensley, December 16, 1935, according to Menard County Marriage Book 4, page 190.

Louis Jackson Goines and Leliah Hensley Goines were the parents of an infant born in Real County November 23, 1936, according to BVS File No. 96854. They were also the parents of an infant which died in Real County November 23, 1937, according to BVS File No. 57011.
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Lois Monrow Goines was born October 10, 1936 in Real County, according to BVS File 83156. He Married June Deleo on September 2, 1978 according to Real County marriage records.
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Michael Vernon Goines was born July 19, 1957 in Real County, according to BVS File 129082.

Shirley Ruth Goins was born in Real County January 4, 1944, according to BVS File 10883.
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Virdie May Goines was born in Real County July 7, 1900, according to BVS File No. 697485.
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Lois Lavonda Gowen died March 30, 1995 according to Real County death records.

RED RIVER COUNTY, TEXAS

The original Red River County was so large that 36 Texas counties were created out of that vast region along the border of Oklahoma. It was the first county recognized by the Republic of Texas in 1836. Clarksville, the county seat, was established in 1833 by Capt. James Clark. A two-room log cabin was built on the town square to serve as the courthouse.
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Bessie Lucille Goings died February 09, 1991 according to Red River County death records.
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Cercil Goins died June 20, 1907 in Red River County, Texas according to BVS File 49826.
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Charles Lewis Goins was born April 9, 1945 in Red River County, according to BVS File 46570.
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Dewey Morris Goins was born August 10, 1921 according to BVS File 881779.
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Very Little is told of the Gowen family in the sketchy county records of Red River County. Gene Bowers, Clarksville, identified as the “unofficial” historian of Red River County in 1959, was able to furnish very litlle information. He served as county clerk for that county for 25 years before his retirement and the same length term was served by his father and grandfather before him in the same office. He recorded:

“Wooten, the shingle man, shot and killed Gowing out at Stone’s old mill on Wednesday, September 7, 1881.”

The “Clarksville Northern-Standard,” published by Col. Charles DeMorse in Clarksville from 1842 until 1885, carried a news story in the December 29, 1882 edition of the paper bearing on the murder. The newspaper spelled the victim’s name as “Goyne.”

The District Court convicted A.J. Wootten on manslaughter charges on December 12, 1882, according to the legal records of the county, and Judge R. R. Games of the Sixth Judicial District sentenced him to two years in the state penitentiary.

Whether the murder victim was a relative of Jeremiah B. Nunley Gowen is unknown. Mrs. F. L. Woodward of Rox-ton, Texas reported that on Major S. P. Gowan attended a ball held in Clarksville on October 24, 1836. The first house was built in Clarksville in 1834 and it became a town in 1837.
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Anestine Gowens on February 20, 1866 was married, husband’s name Lollar, according to Red River County marriage records.
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Nancy Gowans was married on November 17, 1868 to David King, according to Red River County marriage records.

REEVES COUNTY, TEXAS

Bobby L. Gowens was married to Peggy L. Camillo September 1, 1973 according to Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marriage Book 152, page 94085. Bobby L. Gowens was born July 28, 1956, in Pecos, Texas. Peggy L. Camillo Gowens was born October 4, 1956 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Their last known residence was 1416 Dorothy NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Bobby Lynn Gowens was born in Reeves County July 28, 1956, according to BVS File 126405.
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Fred C. Gowen received a warranty deed from Nello M. Lancaster May 7, 1926 to lots 7 and 5, Block 1 in Pecos, according to Reeves County Deed Book 62, page 325.
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T.B. Goyne and his wife, Opal J. Goyne, received a warranty deed from J.R. Mallett to lots 8 & 9, Block 71, N.P. Addition in Pecos, Texas, according to Reeves County Deed Book 148, page 416. On the same date they gave a deed of trust to First National Bank of Pecos to finance the transaction. The lein was released October 30, 1953, according to Reeves County Deed Book 14, page 197.

T. B. Goyne and his wife, Naomi Goyne, appeared in the 1953 city directory of Odessa, Texas. He was a mechanic employed by City Bus Company and resided at 1504 South Jackson.

T. B. Goyne, appliance manager for White’s Auto Store, and his wife Opal J. Goyne, lived at 2128 Sunnydell, Waco, Texas, according to the 1956 and 1958 Waco, Texas city directory.

T. B. Goyne, salesman for White’s Auto Store, and his wife, Opal J. Goyne, lived at 3322 Jarvis in 1961 and at 2017 38th Street from 1962 until 1968, according to the Lubbock, Texas city directory. While a resident of Lubbock on December 6, 1966 he gave a trustee’s deed to property in McLennan County, Texas to Prudential Insurance Company, according to McLennan County Deed Book 999, page 411.

Mrs. Opal J. Goyne was the operator of Goyne Beauty Shop from 1964 until 1968, according to the Lubbock city directory.
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REFUGIO COUNTY, TEXAS

Robert William Goynes was born March 6, 1949 in Refugio County, according to BVS files.

ROBERTSON COUNTY, TEXAS

John Goin was married to Ruthie Goin September 10, 1870, according to Robertson County marriage records.
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Doris Kathline Gowan was born February 6, 1916 in Robertson County, according to BVS File 8349. “Dorris Gowen” died July 6, 1916, according to Robertson County death records.
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Mary Francis Gowan was born in Robertson County June 17, 1912, according to BVS Files 21806.
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Lucy A. Gowen was married April 1, 1875 to M. W. Santry, according to Robertson County marriage records.
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Emma Lee Guynes died September 27, 1964 according to Robertson County death records.
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Samuel B. Guynes died May 27, 1976 according to Robertson County death records.

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TEXAS

Madeline Gauen was married to William Jackson Frazier March 1, 1960, according to Rockwall County marriage Book 40, page 519.
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James Carl Goans was married to Lorena Lewellen July 8, 1953, according to Rockwell County Marriage Book 36, page 587. Of James Carl Goans and Lorena Lewellen Goans nothing more is known.
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Barbara Sue Goen, third child of T. D. Goen and Alma Bates Goen, was born April 3, 1939 in Dallas County, according to Dallas County Birth Book 20, page 159. T. D. Goen, white, male, farmer at Wylie, Texas, was born in Texas in 1912. Alma Bates Goen was born in Texas in 1916.
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Edith Juanita Goen was married to James C. Flanagan December 4, 1944, according to Rockwall County Marriage Book 23, page 481.
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Eugene Goen was married to Miss Alma Bates February 27, 1933, according to Rockwall County Marriage Book 13, page 161.
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James Aubrey Goin was married to Winnie Olga McNatt December 21, 1953, according to Rockwall County Marriage Book 34, page 530. Children born to be James Aubrey Goin and Winnie Olga McNatt are unknown.
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Sam J. Goin was married to Lucille Dollar January 31, 1942, according to Rockwall County Marriage Book 19, page 560. Of Sam J. Goin and Lucille Dollar Goin nothing more is known.
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Gary L. Gowen (25) married Jean G. Wilkerson (29) on May 12, 1975 according to Rockwall County marriage records. Gary L. Gowen (34) married Julie A. McElwaine (29) on August 8, 1984 according to Rockwall County marriage records. Gary L. Gowen (35) married Willie C. Hughes (29) on July 16, 1985 according to Rockwall County marriage records.
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Ranlee [or Roulee] Gowen was married to John L. Pierce April 11, 1946, according to Rockwell County Marriage Book 26, page 11.
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Ricky W. Gowen (21) married Kathy D. Black (16) on January 2 ,1973 according to Rockwall County marriage records.
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Thomas J. Gowen Jr. (21) married Dawn M. Puckett (19) on March 31, 1973 according to Rockwall County marriage records.
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Ronald D. Gowens Sr. (24) married Betty G. Patterson (19) on April 29, 1983 according to Rockwall County marriage records.
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William R. Gowens (23) married Lee A. Pletcher (22) on February 2, 1985, according to Marriage Book 199.

RUNNELS COUNTY, TEXAS

Willie Baker Goen died October 28, 1994 according to Runnels County death records.

RUSK COUNTY, TEXAS

Aaron Ray Goin was born March 4, 1957 in Rusk County according to BVS File 51841 and Rusk County Birth Book 21, page 338. He was the second child of Samuel Ronald Goin, 24, a minister, born in Arkansas, and Madeline Frances Joumawan, 21, born in Hawaii.
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Sarah A. Goins was married to Henry A. Miers July 18, 1869, according to Rusk County Marriage records.
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Betty Lou Clydelle Goins was born November 26, 1927 in Rusk County, Texas according to BVS File 1243032.
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Beulah Ann Goins, fifth child of Clyde O. Goins, farmer age 33 born in Bell County, Texas, and Beulah Hutson Goins, age 27 born in Nacogdoches, Texas, was born December 26, 1929 in Rusk County, Texas according to BVS File 1243023.
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James Harold Goins was born September 14, 1925 in Rusk County according to BVS File 913232. Clyde Goens was the father of twins born on the same day as James Harold Goins, September 14, 1925, according to BVS File 65722.
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Nettie B. Goins died June 08, 1975 according to Rusk County death records.
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Olia Carnell Goins was born May 12, 1910 in Rusk County according to BVS File 1263785.
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Private R.H. Gowen, age 34 was a member of the 18th Texas Infantry Regiment of the Army of the Confederate States of America. He was born about 1828.
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Ralph Grover Gowin died May 17, 1984 according to Rusk County death records.
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James Donald Gowing was born November 30, 1944 in Henderson, Rusk County, Texas according to BVS File 143331. He was married to Sally Ann Howell August 16, 1966, according to Taos County, New Mexico Marriage Book 28, page 16214. Sally Ann Howell Gowing was born December 20, 1943. In February 1973 they lived on Ranchitos Road, Taos, according to the telephone directory.
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Mary A. Gowins was married November 16, 1864 to Thomas A. Yancey, according to Rusk County marriage records.
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Anna Louise Goyne, fifth child of Clyde A. Goyne, farmer, age 33 born in Belton, TX, and Beulah Hutson Goyne, age 26, was born November 26, 1929 according to Rusk County Birth Book B, page 104.
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Dorothy Goyne, third child of A. D. Goyne, farmer age 33 born in Belton, Texas, and Annie Anderson, age 27 born in Bethany, Louisiana, was born April 30, 1932 in Rusk County, Texas according Rusk County Birth Book 2A, page 89.
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George Goyne was the father of an infant born in Rusk County, February 27, 1913, according to BVS File 5964.
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George and Lillian Goyne were parents of daughters born February 27, 1913, and June 2, 1915 according to Rusk County Birth Book 1.
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W. B. and L. A. Goyne received a deed from J. H. Langhorne and others March 1, 1911 according to Rusk County Deed Book 65, page 495.

W. B. Goyne received a deed from J. H. Langhorne & J. A. Knight February 4, 1908 according to Rusk County Deed Book 59, page 632. The purchase was for 12 acres of land three miles north of Henderson, Texas, for $108.

W. B. Goyne received a deed from Rose Doremyre November 18, 1904 according to Rusk County Deed Book 55, page 593. The purchase was for 100 acres of land in Davidson County, Tennessee on Henderson & Marshall Railroad Land for $800.

W. B. Goyne received a deed from G. B. and Bernice McLemore October 11, 1904 according to Rusk County Deed Book 55, page 506. The purchase was for 100 acres on Henderson & Marshall Railroad land.

W. B. Goyne and wife Mary E. Goyne gave a deed to John B. Roper October 11, 1904 according to Rusk County Deed Book 55, page 508. The purchase was for 100 acres four miles northeast of Henderson on the Henderson & Marshall Railroad for $600.

SABINE COUNTY, TEXAS

Henry Gowan, negro, was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Sabine County, Texas, Enumeration District 94, page 11. The family was rendered as:

“Gowan, Henry 27, born October 1872 in MS, negro
Betty 20, born February 1880 in TX, wife
Eddie 6, born January 1894 In TX, son
Essex 4, born March 1896 in TX, son
Dee 2, born January 1898 in TX”

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Augustus C. Gowen was listed as the head of a household in Sabine County, Texas in the census of 1850. The enumeration
read:

“Gowen, Augustus C. 26, born in TN
Manerva 18, born in TX.”
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Henry Gowens was the father of an infant born June 9, 1910 in Sabine County according to BVS File 21863.
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Delbert Willie Goynes died October 05, 1990 according to Sabine County death records.
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Mozelle Willie Goynes was born January 12, 1923 in Sabine County according to BVS File 953206.
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S. B. Goynes was the father of an infant born April 26, 1920 in Sabine County according to BVS File 22354.

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TEXAS

Preston Soles Goen died April 24, 1981 according to San Augustine County death records.

Beulah Isbell Goen, widow of Preston Soles Goen, was born December 14, 1896 in Woodville, Texas. She died March 26, 2002, according to her obituary in theMarch 29, 2002 edition of the “Houston Chronicle:”

“Beulah Isbell Goen, born December 14, 1896 in Woodville, Texas died peacefully at the Hallmark in Houston, March 26, 2002. Beloved mother, grand-mother, great grandmother, aunt, and great aunt was pre-deceased by her husband, Preston Soles Goen. Her contributions to life and love of life was an in-spiration to all. Beulah is survived by her daughter, June Napier; her grandchildren Becky Lander Bee-son and husband, Barry and their children Michael and Christopher and wife, Katie; Trey Lander and wife, Vickie, and children John, Lizzie, Houston and Angele; Ellen Lander Yeoman and children, Lander, Joshua, and Audrey; Louise Lander Myler and hus-band, Wayne and children Matthew, Lane, Austin and Haley; nieces, Cathryn Graham Whaling, Shir-ley Tucker Charpiot, and Johnnie Maxwell, and be-loved friends Leola Davis, Elnora Reynolds and Ru-by Lucky. Family graveside services will be held Saturday, March 30 at Woodville, Texas.”

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Jim Goens died March 7, 1936 in San Augustine County, Texas according to BVS File 17034.
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Addie Marie Goines was born in San Augustine County, Texas August 22, 1925, according to BVS File 995588.
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Barnes Goines was the father of twins born July 26, 1915 in San Augustine County, Texas, according to BVS Files 28781 and 28784.
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Carl Wesley Goins was born November 20, 1944 in San Augustine County according to BVS File 143397.
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Dave Goins was the father of an infant born September 3, 1913 in San Augustine County according to BVS File 31606. Dave Goins died July 7, 1914 in San Augustine County according to BVS File 15541.
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David Neal Goins was born December 14, 1942 in San Augustine County, according to BVS File 146051.
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Kelton LeVert Goins was born February 13, 1926 in San Augustine County of parents unknown. He was adopted as a child by Lonnie Elbert Clark and Bertie Velma Jordan Clark, according his daughter, Charlotte Clark Goins. In a message dated May 30, 2000, Charlotte Clark Goins was attempting to find her father’s biological parents.
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R. K. Goins was born October 15, 1917 in San Augustine County, according to BVS File 35833.
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William David Goins was born September 3, 1913 in San Augustine County, according to BVS File 343804.
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Ruby Atetre Gowins was the mother of a child born in San Augustine County May 7, 1924, according to BVS File 42984.
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Adrian Michael Goyens was born June 25, 1952 in San Augustine County according to BVS File 93330. He married Martha L. Boyett on June 9, 1978 according to San Augustine County marriage records.
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Alfred Murl Goyens died July 01, 1984 according to San Augustine County death records.
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H. W. Goyne sold negroes to M. Cartwright October 16, 1840 in San Augustine County:

“A mulatto girl named Letitia, about age 18, and her girl child named Kitty, about age 18 months. Said negros, I do hereby warrant sound in both body and mind and slaves for life.”

H. W. Goyne sold negroes to Brock and Anderson October 26, 1840 for $2017.50:

“One mulatto boy named Adam, about 13. One negro boy named Henry about 8. Both of which I warrant to be sound in body and mind and slaves for life.”
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Anna Goynes was born in San Augustine County December 13, 1933, according to BVS File 102136.
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Barbara Rogers Goynes died May 16, 1988 according to San Augustine County death records.
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Betty Jo Goynes was born November 18, 1937 in San Augustine County, according to BVS File 1063645. She was married November 23, 1966 to William Raymond Chattman, according to Orange County Marriage Book 28, page 500.
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Bill Goynes died October 29, 1987 according to San Augustine County death records.
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Donna Lee Goynes, second child of Don Goynes and Mary Maygreline Harvey Goynes, was born at Cleveland, Texas January 12, 1936, according to San Augustine County Birth Book 15, page 425. Don Goynes, age 21, a farmer was born in White City, Texas. The mother was born at San Augustine, Texas.
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Velma Goynes was born July 26, 1916 in San Augustine County, according to BVS File 570008.
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Alfred Merl Goynes was born May 7, 1924 in San Augustine County, according to BVS File 32558.
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Bill Junior Goyns was born March 9, 1922 in San Augustine County according to BVS File 18036.

SAN JACINTO COUNTY, TEXAS

Kenneth Wayne Goines was born at Cleveland, Texas June 5, 1948. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was discharged as a private first class November 20, 1969, showing his address as Box 123, New Caney, Texas, according to Montgomery County, Texas Discharge Book 9, page 263.
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Murl Goines was born May 6, 1930 in San Jacinto County, according to BVS File 1087051. Murl Goines and Ruth Goines received a warranty deed to Lot 17, Block 51, Bestridge Addition, No. 19, Ft. Worth, Texas from Acclaim Homes, Inc. for $12, 225 September 11, 1963, according to Tarrant County, Texas Deed Book 959, page 264.

SAN PATRICIO COUNTY, TEXAS

Alvin Clyde Goines was born October 30, 1952 in San Patricio County, according to BVS File 196466.
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Georgene Goines was born November 10, 1953 in San Patricio County according to BVS File 206459.
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Dennis Lovie Goins was born September 21, 1955 in San Patricio County, according to BVS File 167357.
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Jay B. Goins died June 27, 1946 in San Patricio County, Texas according to BVS File 28770.
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Larry Ray Goins was born July 25, 1949 in San Patricio County, according to BVS File 87854.
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Robert Earl Goins (27) married Bobby Pearl Davis (21) on December 3, 1966 according to San Patricio County marriage records.
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Ronald James Goins was born in San Patricio County October 26, 1957, according to BVS File 198834.
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Dora Myrtle Goynes died December 15, 1998 according to San Patricio County death records.
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Ellen Marie Goynes was born January 20, 1957 in San Patricio County, according to BVS File 32760.
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Joseph Patrick Goynes was born December 27, 1965 in San Patricio County, according to BVS File 207654.
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Lonnie Lee Goynes died May 13, 1950 in San Patricio County, according to BVS File 28770.
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SAN SABA COUNTY, TEXAS

Robert Goens and Mary Ann Dykes, both of San Saba County, Texas, were married September 6, 1859, according to San Saba County Marriage Book A, page 24 and Bond Book D, page B-5. Of Robert Goens and Mary Ann Dykes Goens and descendants nothing more is known.
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Isaac Gowin Hipp was married about 1902 to Dora Bell Smith who was born in 1886 to William Perry Smith and Margaret Elizabeth Hutchinson. William Perry Smith was born June 17, 1839 in Indiana and died June 14, 1922 at Locker, Texas in San Saba County. Margaret Elizabeth Hutchinson Smith was born February 15, 1845 and died at Locker August 16, 1926.

Children born to Isaac Gowin Hipp and Dora Bell Smith Hipp include:

Elizabeth Joy Hipp born in 1921

Elizabeth Joy Hipp, daughter of Isaac Gowin Hipp and Dora Bell Smith Hipp, was born in 1921. She was married about 1939 to Arnold S. Walker.

SCHLEICHER COUNTY, TEXAS

Glen Eddie Goins died September 29, 1994 according Schleicher County death records.

SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS

Anita May Goins was born in Scurry County April 29, 1924, according to BVS File 26480.
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Raymond Edwin Goins was born January 28, 1956 in Scurry County, according to BVS File 14610.
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Steven Dwayne Goins was born December 4,1952 in Scurry County, according to BVS File 218997.
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Billy E. Gowin (24) married Barbara N. Scarborough, (24) on February 4, 1972 according to Scurry County marriage records.
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Annie Lee Guynes died February 13, 1966 according to Scurry County death records.

SHACKELFORD COUNTY, TEXAS

Edna Earl Goen, second child of William Matlock Goen and Ada Gregg Goen, was born at Albany, Texas October 23, 1887, according to Shackelford County Birth Book 5, page 339. Henry Hankins of Childress, attested to the birth on May 29, 1953.

Edna Earl Goen was married to Roy Wade at Childress in 1913, according to Childress County Marriage Book 4, page 79.

On June 2, 1950 Edna Earl Goen Wade “and others” proved her heirship as a child of William Matlock Goen and Ada Gregg Goen, according to Childress County deed records.
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William Matlock Goen was born in Tennessee in December 1864, according to his enumeration in the 1900 census. He was married about 1884 to Ada Gregg, the daughter of W. T. Gregg and Pricecille Huskey Gregg, who was born in Texas October 1, 1867.

William Matlock Goen was shown as a lumberman in Albany, Texas in 1887. William Matlock Goen, a sprigmaker for Dennis Manufacturing Company, and Ada Gregg Goen, lived 829 South 11th Street in Waco, Texas, according to 1896-97 city directory.

William Matlock Goen appeared as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Childress County, Texas, Enumeration District 12, page 1. The family was listed as:

“Goen, William M. 35, born in TN in December 1864
Ada 32, born in TX in October 1867
Juanita 14, born in TX in November 1885
Edna E. 12, born in Texas in October 1887”

In 1913 they lived at Childress, Texas.

William Matlock Goen, died March 2, 1932 in Dallas County, Texas according to BVS File 10715.

Ada Gregg Goen died May 6, 1932 at age 64 at Childress, Texas. She was buried there according to Childress County death records.

Children born to William Matlock Goen and Ada Gregg Goen include:

Juanita Goen born in November 1885
Edna Earl Goen born October 23, 1887
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Carrie M. Goins died March 15, 1989 according to Shackelford County death records.
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Mrs. Lillie Mae Goins was married to Amos Williams September 29, 1951 at Abilene, Texas, according to Shackelford County Marriage Book 6, page 33.
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William Carl Goins died November 3, 1984 according to Shackelford County death records.

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James Goyne, who is listed in the 1880 census of Bosque County, Texas is possibly the J. D. Goyne above

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Amarillo Daily News.” The bride is the daughter of Ben Baca and Stella Baca of Amarillo.
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Bill T. Goines, carpenter and his wife A. Geneva Goines were living at 3511-B 12th Avenue in 1953.
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Lewis G. Goines and his wife, Ina Fay Goines “of Potter County” received a deed to Lot 4, Block 2, Eastridge Addition, Amarillo September 17, 1960, according to Potter County Deed Book 984, page 496. They sold the property July 10, 1964 to H. R. Powers for $9,250.
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