Anna Mae Goyen Nov 24, 1858 in Starkville, Miss – d. November 1, 1895, married to John Criss Married on Jan 16, 1881 in Grenada, Miss. Ancestry.com link: http://person.ancestry.com/tree/69705632/person/34199712957/facts
(daughter of William W. Goyen b. 1825 – d. June 10, 1864, m. Sarah Martha Bell)
(Note: Buried in Grenada Cemetery. Anna Mae lost all 3 children at birth, and the 3rd child she also died with the baby. Her husband John Criss married a second time and died in his early 50s. He was sheriff at Grenada County for a number of years during his married life with Anna Mae).
FUNERAL NOTICE OF ANNA MAE GOYEN CRISS:
“THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTENCES OF J J CRISS ARE RESPECTFULLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL SERVICES OF HIS WIFE, ANNA MAE GOYEN CRISS FROM THE BAPTIST CHURCH THIS Saturday MORNING March 2, 1895 at 10:00am Grenada, Miss.”
The following Genealogy of the Goyen family was done in 1958 by Mrs. Elmer Mathie Adams. It traces the siblings of William W. Goyen that she knew about and their descendants. It also traces the all the children of William W. Goyen, and their descendants. It has been helpful in piecing together family members who may still be alive. I have redacted birth date information of those who may possibly still be living to protect privacy: