From Gowen Manuscript: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms058.htm
Betsy Going was married to Burrell Burnett February 8, 1822, according to “Lauderdale County, Alabama Marriages, 1818-1882.”
Nancy Going was married to Littleton Richardson September 26, 1827, according to Lauderdale County Marriage Book 2, page 50. She is mentioned in “History of Florence, Alabama” by Jill K. Garrett.
Martha A. Goings was married to Edmond Bailey January 1, 1843, according to Lauderdale County Marriage Book 5, page 85.
Alvie Sam Goins died September 1932 in Lauderdale County according to Alabama Death index, volume 38, role 2, page 18866.
Loannie Goins, a sister to Samuel Goins, was married about 1910 to John Smith, according to Francis Smith. They lived in Florence, Alabama in 1912. Loannie Goins Smith died about 1920, and her children went to live with Samuel Goins, their uncle.
Children born to John Smith and Loannie Goins Smith include:
William Earl Smith born in March 1912
Roy D. Smith born about 1918
Myrtle E. L. Goins died June 1930 in Lauderdale County according to Alabama Death index, volume 43, role 2, page 21458.
Bunch Gowan died July 20, 1916 in Lauderdale County according to Alabama Death index, volume 22, certificate 489, role 1.
Annie Gowen was married December 27, 1893 to John W. Whitehead, according to Lauderdale County marriage records.
Beauford Gowen died March 23, 1918 in Lauderdale County according to Alabama Death index, volume 11, role 1, page 324.
Clifford Gowen died April 8, 1918 in Lauderdale County according to Alabama Death index, volume 11, role 1, page 304.
Frederick Gowen, “free colored male” was listed in the 1830 census of Lauderdale County, page 206, as the head of a household:
” Gowen, Fred free colored male 55-100
colored female 55-100
colored male 24-36
colored female 24-36″
On March 21, 1838 he lived in Lawrence County, Alabama where he made an application for a pension. He received Pension No. R4167.
Frederick Gowen of Lawrence County, Alabama made an application for a Revolutionary War pension in a “non-military capacity.” The pension was rejected, according to “Report on Rejected and Suspended Pensions Reported to Congress” in 1852. The report was printed in “Revolutionary Soldiers in Alabama.”
Grace Gowen died August 15, 1916 in Lauderdale County according to Alabama Death index, volume 21, certificate, 482, role 1.
Joseph Gowen was listed in the 1830 census of Lauderdale County as the head of a household:
Gowen, Joseph white male 50-60
white female 15-20
white male 15-20
white female 10-15
white female 10-15″
Individuals who were buried in the Florence Cemetery include:
Goines, Evie [wife of T. J.] died June 24, 1930, age
Goins, Albert S. 1891-1966
Goins, Bernice born September 6, 1882, died March
Goins. C. G. born 1849, died April 25, 1929 at age
Goins, Florence E. born 1903
Goins, Hazel M. April 23, 1914-December 26, 1915
Goins, Jack October 16, 1888-October 23, 1944
Goins, Joe C. born November 28,1886, died April
Goins, Rev. John B. born July 23, 1882, died March 11,
Goins, John B. born September 7, 1914
Goins, Laura born April 12, 1898, died July 27,
Goins, Lilly born August 18, 1894, died March 5,
Goins, Pearl Odel born September 30, 1892
Goins, Pearlie M. born September 6, 1916
Individuals who were listed in the February 1972 telephone directory of Russellville, Alabama, Lauderdale County, include:
Goins, Barbara Frankfort Road
Goins, Mrs. Florence Frankfort Road
Goins, Fred Five Points
Goins, Homer Leighton Highway
Goins, James & Kathy Waco
Goins, Orbie Frankfort Road
Lawrence Goins was a member of the Lauderdale County Board of Education in the 1940s.