1777 James Gowen son of Allen Gowen in Greenville Co, SC

James Gowen, son of Allen Gowen, was born about 1777 in Greenville County, SC


Allen Gowen






(See various James Goings on this page:  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/various-james-goings/ )

It is believed that he was brought to Davidson County in 1796 by his father.

He purchased a horse for $79.25 at his father’s estate sale held in May 1800.

On December 18, 1806 he witnessed a land transaction between Elisha Prewitt and John Gowen in Rutherford County.  On April 6, 1807 he was a witness to a deed involving Elisha Prewitt and David Howell for 263 acres of land “which adjoins Joseph Gowen’s northeast corner.”

Of James Gowen nothing more is known.

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