Alabama – Madison County

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms058.htm

Fred Goens died November 13, 1947 in Madison County according to Alabama Death index, volume 45, certificate 22150, role 5.
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William Floyd Goens, Jr. was born December 7, 1930 at Al­bertsville, Alabama. He was employed by Lincoln Mills, Huntsville when he enlisted in the U. S. Army March 20, 1951. He was discharged March 13, 1953, according to Madi­son County discharge records.
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Arthur Goin was married to Maggie Self November 16, 1923, according to Madison County Marriage Book 49, page 241. Of Arthur Goin and Maggie Self Goin nothing more is known.
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Clayton E. Goin was born September 5, 1904. He was married to Gladys Everett December 19, 1925, according to Madison County Marriage Book 57, page 268. Clayton E. Goin died February 13, 1973 and was buried in Donnell Cemetery, one mile north of Lofton, Tennessee, according to “Rutherford County, Tennessee Cemetery Records” Volume 2, by Rutherford County Historical Society. Of Gladys Everett Goin nothing more is known.
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William Goines, “negro, 7, born in July 1892 in Alabama” was recorded in the 1900 census of Madison County, Enumeration District 121, page 8 in the household of William Dockery, ne­gro. Both of the parents of William Goines were born in Al­abama.
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Harry Goings was married to Violet Cobb December 21, 1917, according to Madison County Marriage Book 43, page 368. Of Harry Goings and Violet Cobb Goings nothing more is known.
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John B. Goings received a deed to Madison County land from Carl G. Gorde in 1917, according to Madison County Deed Book 110, page 147. John B. Goings and his wife, Pearl O. Goings, gave a mortgage to John L. Sims in 1918 to 162 acres, according to Madison County Mortgage Book 161, page 11. Carl G. Gorde was married about 1934 to Annie Belle Gowen. John B. Goings and his wife, Bernice Goings received a deed in 1918 from Yance C. Hausted, according to Madison County Deed Book 116, page 423.
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Melvin Going, negro, was married to Callie Lankford De­cember 31, 1871 in Madison County. Of Melvin Going and Callie Lankford Going nothing more is known.
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Eddie Goings and Elizabeth Goings, his wife received a deed from J. R. Thrift in 1918, according to Madison County Deed Book 112, page 261.
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Delia Goins died April 1929 in Madison County according to Alabama Death index, volume 23, role 2, page 11221.
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Emma Tom Goins died April 1932 in Madison County according to Alabama Death index, volume 17, role 2, page 8241.
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Napoleon Goins, negro was born December 23, 1928 at Huntsville. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy July 25, 1950 and was discharged October 12, 1950, according to Madison County Discharge Book 18, page 50.
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Robert Floyd Goins, born May 10, 1900, died November 16, 1962, was buried in Fowlkes Cemetery in Madison County, ac­cording to “Cemeteries of Madison County, Alabama,” Vol­ume I by Dorothy Scott Johnson.
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The household of Elijah Goun was enumerated in the 1870 census of Madison County, Township 2, Range 2, post office New Market, Alabama, Household No. 5-5 on September 3, 1870 as:

“Goun, Elijah 32, born in Georgia, farmer,
illiterate
Frances 30, born in Alabama, illiterate
Margaret 34, born in Georgia, “cooks and
washes,” illiterate
John 11, born in Alabama
Margaret 8, born in Alabama
Watson E. 6, born in Alabama
Willie N. 5, born in Alabama
Elbert 6/12, born in Alabama
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Ann Gowan of New Hope was a cook at the Picadilly Cafete­ria, according to the 1971 city directory of Huntsville.
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Miss Ena M. Gowan was “boarding at 210 West Holmes,” according to the 1930 edition of the city directory of Huntsville.
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Martin Gowan was married March 18, 1826 to Rachel Simp­son, according to Madison County Marriage Book 3, page 441. Children born to Martin Gowan and Rachel Simpson are un­known. He purchased items at the estate sale of Elias Bayless March 15, 1840, according to Madison County Orphans Court Minute Book 8, page 45.
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Robert Gowan was married to Nancy Talliaferro, “over 18” January 29, 1873, according to Madison County Marriage Book 6, page 462. Davis M. Neely was security.

Robert Gowan was probably underage at the time. A handwrit­ten note reads:

“The State of Alabama January 25, 1873
Madison County

To Hon. Lewis M. Douglass, Judge of the Probate Court of said county: You are hereby authorized to issue license to Robert Gowan to marry Miss Nancy Talia­ferro, he being my son and under the age of twenty-one years.
Mary E. Ellett
Witnesses: Davis M. Neely
John Loid

The “Huntsville Advocate” made a mention of the wedding of Robert Gowan and Nancy Talliaferro Gowan in its February 7, 1873 edition.
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In the 1971 edition of the Huntsville city directory Robert Gowan of New Hope, Alabama was a checker at Picadilly Cafeteria in Huntsville,
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Wilson Gowans, negro was married to Manerva Gowans June 3, 1878, according to Madison County Marriage Book 9, page 488. Of Wilson Gowans and Manerva Gowans nothing more is known.
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Miss Amanda Gowen “over 18” was married to William H. Irby November 25, 1879, according to Madison County Mar­riage book 10, page 915. George D. Rodgers was the bonds­man. He was the same individual who sold land to William Benjamin Gowen five years earlier.
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Ben P. Gowen and Laura B. Gowen purchased a lot in East Huntsville addition from J. R. Boyd and gave a mortgage on it December 1, 1902, according to Madison County Mort­gage Book 77, page 324.
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John Gowen “over 21” was married to Miss E. A. Worley, “over 18” June 2, 1898, according to Madison County Marriage Book 22, page 481. T. T. Eddings was the bondsman. Of Mrs. E. A. Worley Gowen nothing more is known.

John Gowen “over 21,” perhaps the above, was married to Lizzie Phillips, “over 18” October 26, 1906, according to Madison County Marriage Book 31, page 583. W. F. Worley was bonds­man. [Note repetition of Worley Name]. “Lizzie Gowan,” per­haps Lizzie Phillips Gowen, was married to W. T. Fisk May 30, 1909, according to Madison County Marriage Book 34, page 401.
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Lillian S. Gowen, “widow of R. L. Gowen,” was a typist at Red­stone Arsenal, according to the 1953 city directory of Huntsville. She lived at 401 6th Avenue in 1953 and 1955. In the 1968 and 1971 editions she appeared at 2901 6th Avenue SW.
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Michael J. Gowen, U. S. Army, was living at 3008 North Morgan Circle SW, Huntsville, according to the 1971 city di­rectory.
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Solomon Gowen bought one acre of land at the estate sale of James Taylor, deceased, February 18, 1817 for $2.50, ac­cording to the probate records of Madison County.
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Thomas Gowen appeared as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Madison County, page 128. The household was rendered as:

“Gowen, Thomas white male 50-60
white male 15-20
white female 15-20
white female 10-15
white female 10-15”
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Elizabeth Gowin died February 25, 1918 in Madison County according to Alabama Death records, volume 5, role 1, page 100.
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Jim Gowin, negro was married to Nancy Humphry March 29, 1877, according to Madison County Marriage Book 9, page 72. Melvin Gowin and Stephen Watson were bondsmen. Of Jim Gowin and Nancy Humphry Gowin nothing more is known.
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Mira Gowin, age 12, female, born in Alabama appeared in Huntsville, Ward No. 1 on July 20, 1870 when the household of John Rison, druggist, No. 231-283 was enumer­ated.
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Louisa A. Reddick was married February 24, 1853 to William P. McBride, according to Madison County marriage records.

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