From Gowen Manuscript: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms106.htm
Mrs. Helen Black Goins, 74 died in Orangeburg County, ac-cording to her obituary in “The Daily Times.”
She had previously been a resident of Crouse,North Carolina, and her obituary appeared in the “Gaston Gazette” on June 5th of 2002.
Alex Goowin, negro, age 9, was reported as a step-son of Peter Elmore in the 1880 census of Orangeburg County, Enumeration Distict 149, page 44, Orange township.
Daniel Gowan was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1800 census [the only one ever taken] of Orange County, page 289:
“Gowan, Daniel white male 26-45
white female 26-45
white male 0-10
white female 0-10”
Daniel Gowan owned 23 slaves, according to the enumeration.
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