From Gowen Manuscript: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms058.htm
Dillard Gowen applied for a marriage license to wed Lucinda Orr on January 1, 1863, according to Blount County marriage records. The license was issued, but no return was made of the marriage which was not performed. J. R. Wynn and Dillard Gowen were the bondsmen.
Ezekial Gowen was married in 1818 to Mahaley Dunn in Blount County, according to the research of Sally Johnston. Children born to Ezekial Gowen and Mahaley Dunn Gowen are unknown.
Michael Burleson was married in 1820 in Blount County to Edie Fritwell. Ezekial Burleson was married in 1824 in Blount County to Rachel Hartgraves. John Burleson was married to Zeziah Case in Blount County in 1825.