Tennessee – Gibson County

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms110.htm

GIBSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Drury Gowan was married to Fanny Hall January 17, 1853, according to “Gibson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1824-1860.” Children born to Drury Gowan and Fanny Hall Gowan are unknown.
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Lucinda Gowan appeared as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Gibson County, Enumeration District 32, page 16:

“Gowan, Lucinda 43, born in TN
Johnson, James 18, born in TN
Nettie 14, born in TN, daughter
Gowan, Fannie 4, born in TN, daughter”

Apparently Lucinda Gowan had been widowed twice. “Lou Gowan, age 60, born in Tennessee in February 1839” was enu­merated in the 1900 census of Gibson County, Enumeration District 31, page 2, living alone.
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R. M. Gowan was married to Mary Jane McFarlen November 24, 1854, according to “Gibson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1824-1860.” Children born to R. M. Gowan and Mary Jane McFarlen Gowan are unknown.
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Sophronia E. Gowan was married January 17, 1853 to George M. Taylor, according to “Gibson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1824-1860.”
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Will Gowan, “age 15, born in May 1885, servant of William Wood,” was enumerated in Wood’s household in the 1900 cen­sus of Gibson County, Enumeration District 47, page 12.
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William J. Gowan was married Augut 21, 1851 to Dicey McFarland, according to “Gibson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1824-1860.” Children born to William J. Gowan and Dicey McFarland Gowan are unknown.
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Mattie Gowen was enumerated in the 1900 census of Gibson County, Enumeration District 48, page 9 living in the house­hold of Benjamin H. Williams in Milan, Tennessee where she was employed as his housekeeper.

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