From Gowen Manuscript: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms058.htm
Curnell B. Goens died March 1937 in Marshall County according to Alabama Death index, volume 14, certificate 6868, role 3.
Emma Goens died September 1939 in Marshall County according to Alabama Death index, volume 41, certificate 20190, role 3.
No families of Gowen or variant spellings appeared in “Marshall County, Alabama Marriage Records, 1836-1848” Volume I by Christine Pendleton Jones.
Andrew Goings, mulatto appeared in the 1870 census of Marshall County as the head of Household 550-550, Subdivision 45, page 70, enumerated July 26, 1870 near Guntersville:
“Goings, Andrew 52, born in Tennessee, mulatto,
Lucinda 60, born in Virginia, keeping house,
Elizabeth 26, born in Tennessee, mulatto”
Albert Goins, Jr. died January 1932 in Marshall County according to Alabama Death index, volume 3, role 2, page 1451.
William Goins, mulatto, a farm laborer born in 1857, was living in the household of Thomas Baker, negro, No. 88-88, Subdivision No. 44, Township 7, Range 3, page 18 near Kennainer, Alabama. He was enumerated June 30, 1870 as “William Goins, 13, farm laborer, mulatto, born in Alabama, illiterate.”
Pinkney Gowin, born in 1855, was enumerated in the 1870 census of Marshall County, page 2 in Household No. 7-9 on July 26, 1870 near Warrenton, Alabama as “Pinkney Gowin, 15, white male, born in Alabama.”