State – Montana
CASCADE COUNTY, MONTANA
Alva Goings died April 12, 1977 at age 90 in Cascade County, according to file number 1569
Dean V. Goings died December 13, 1979 at age 83 in Cascade County, according to file number 5860.
Helen H. Goings died June 1, 1974 at age 76 in Cascade County, according to file number 2643.
Jean Gowans died January 1, 1957 at age 68 in Cascade County, according to file number 1.
Sylvia H. Gowin died March 14, 1992 at age 65 in Cascade County, according to file number 1241.
GALLATIN COUNTY, MONTANA
Elvera L. Gowen died December 22, 1997 at age 96 in Gallatin County, according to file number 7257.
Emma C. Gowin died September 15, 1980 at age 69 in Gallatin County, according to file 4545.
Gertrude L. Gowin died January 15, 1993 at age 67 in Gallatin County, according to file number 189.
Joseph Gowin died April 12, 1981 at age 72 in Gallatin County according to file number 1864.
HILL COUNTY, MONTANA
William G. Gowan and Florence Salois Gowan were residents of Dupuyer, Montana in 1931. She was the daughter of Solomon Salois, a Cree Indian. Florence Salois Gowan died of cancer November 24, 1960 and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Havre, Montana.
Children born to William G. Gowan and Florence Salois Gowan include:
William Gowan (406) 442-3322
Jim Gowan Jasper, Alabama
Robert Alexander Gowan born April 29, 1931
Ruby Gowan Mrs. Brian McBrideChinook, MT
Eva Gowan Mrs. Dale Tuttle,Havre, MT
Joyce Gowan Mrs. Frank Nordgulen, Havre, MT
Robert Alexander Gowan, son of William G. Gowan and Florence Salois Gowan, was born April 29, 1931 in Dupuyer, Montana, according to a daughter, Cherie Welling, 2005 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, California, 95814, 916/446-0200, an adoptee who was seeking information in 1992 on her Gowan family. He served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War. He, a laborer, died July 21, 1960 of bronchio-pneumonia in Columbus Hospital, Great Falls, Montana and was buried beside his mother.
A son, Robert Alexander Gowan, Jr. was born to him April 1, 1961. The address shown by Rocky Boy Indian Agency records is Route 71, Box 56, Chinook, Montana.
LAKE COUNTY, MONTANA
JONATHAN L. GOWEN DIED DECEMBER 19, 1998 AT AGE 16 IN LAKE COUNTY, ACCORDING TO FILE NUMBER 7486.
TETON COUNTY, MONTANA
Mrs. Esther Marion “Queenie” Drum Gowen of Bynum, Mon-tana was mentioned in the obituary of her father, Samuel Drum which was published in the “Choteau Acantha” in its edition of December 11, 1930:
“Samuel Wilson Drum, 90, died early Saturday morn-ing at the ranch home of his daughter Mrs. Ed. Gowan, near Bynum. [Teton County, Montana] He had been in failing health for several months, bronchitis and a sud-den heart attack being the final cause of death.
He was born Dec. 27, 1840 at Quebec, Canada, his fa-ther William Drum being a lumber merchant and man-ufacturer of that city. He received his education in the schools of Quebec and later established himself in the insurance business. He was married in 1870 and for many years was prominent in the civic and social life of the city; was a Knight Templar and a communicant of the Church of England.
In 1913 he and his wife came west to Victoria, B.C. where they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary two years previous to her death in 1921, after which he came to Bynum to live with his daughter.
Five children survive: Corp. Lorne Drum of the army medical corps at Esquimalt, Canada, and Arthur W. Drum, president of the A.W. Drum Loan & Insurance Company, Quebec; Mrs. Mary Dyke, North Longsdale, B.C; Mrs. C. V. Watson and Mrs. Ed. Gowan of By-num and six grandchildren.
The body was taken to Great Falls, Montana by the undertaker Charles G. Roberts, and from that place it was shipped Tuesday to Victoria, B.C. for interment beside his wife.”
Esther Marion “Queenie” Drum, daughter of Samuel Wilson Drum, was born about 1893 in Quebec City. She was married in 1911 to Edmund Dalkin “Ned” Gowen in Canada. He, the son of Hamond Gowen, an attorney of Quebec City, was born there June 28, 1875. They removed to Bynum, Montana in 1914. He, a rancher, died there in March 1934.
Esther Marion “Queenie” Drum Gowen was a resident of Choteau, Montana in 1978, according to the April 13, 1978 edition of the “Choteau Acantha.” She died December 26, 1979. Both were buried in Choteau Cemetery.
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, MONTANA
Annabell A. Goan died February 8, 1983 at age 83 in Yellowstone County, according to Yellowstone death records.
Morris S. Goan died August 8, 1995 at age 46 in Yellowstone County, according to Yellowstone death records.
Charles T. Gowen died September 21, 1984 at age 89 in Yellowstone County, according to file number 6263.
Ethel I. Gowen died June 12, 1968 at age 72 in Yellowstone County, according to file number 3103.
Phyllis M. Gowen died March 10, 1987, at age 61 in Yellowstone County, according to file number 1560.
Golda G. Gowin died September 15, 1980 at age 65 in Yellowstone County, according to file number 983.