State – Nebraska
CLAY COUNTY, NEBRASKA
Oliver Gowen appeared as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Clay County, Enumeration District 89, page 8, Logan Township. The enumeration listed the place of birth of Oliver Gowen as “M. E.” presumed to be Maine.
The household was listed as:
“Gowen, Oliver 26, born in M. E.
Eva 19, born in Illinois
Gus E. 2, born in Nebraska”
KEARNEY COUNTY, NEBRASKA
Edward Goins, mulatto who was born in Kentucky in 1843, was listed as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Kearney County, Enumeration District 154, page 4:
“Goins, Edward 37, born in Kentucky, mulatto
Katie 25, born in Mississippi
Ophelia 13, born in Kentucky
Francis 5, born in Kentucky”
Katie Goins is believed to be the second wife of Edward Goins.
LANCASTER COUNTY, NEBRASKA
Dr. Robert Evan Goyne, Lincoln, Nebraska was listed in the in the 1969 edition of “American Medical Directory.”
PAWNEE COUNTY, NEBRASKA
Violet Isa Goin, daughter of Andrew “Dan” Goin and Isa Frances Datson Goin, was born February 27, 1924 in Pawnee County.
OTOE COUNTY, NEBRASKA
William Gowan who was born in New York in 1870 was living in the household of William Feidt, according to the 1880 census of Otoe County, Enumeration District 193, page 15, Wyoming Township.
SHERMAN COUNTY, NEBRASKA
Enoch W. Gowin who was born in North Carolina in 1842 appeared as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Sherman County, Enumeration District 101, page 1, Clear Creek Township:
“Gowin, Enoch 38, born in North Carolina
Eliza 31, born in Ohio
Effie 14, born in Illinois
Ettie 9, born in Illinois
Eskin 7, born in Illinois, son”
The family had lived in Illinois from 1867 to 1871. They reappeared in the 1885 state census of Sherman County, Clear Creek township:
“Gowin, Enoch 39, born in NC, father born in NC, mother born in NC, farmer
Elizabeth 37, born in OH, father born in OH, mother born in PA, wife
Effa 18, born in IL, father born in NC,
mother born in OH, school-teacher, daughter
Etta 16, born in IL, father born in NC, mother born in OH, attending school, daughter
Erskine 14, born in IL, father born in NC, mother born in OH, son
Wharff, John 18, born in IA, father born in OH, mother born in OH, servant farm hand”
All the first names in the family began with “E.”
THOMAS COUNTY, NEBRASKA
Irvin C. Swink, white male, was born November 28, 1888 in Gowen City, Pennsylvania, and resided in Thomas County, Nebraska at the time of service according to WWI Civilian Draft Registration records.