Tennessee – Lincoln County

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(Above is FamilySearch.com’s county map)

(For additional research – see FamilySearch.com wiki page on Lincoln County, TN at:  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Lincoln_County,_Tennessee_Genealogy

See the FamilySearch Catalogue for Lincoln County, TN at:  https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3ATennessee%20%2Bsubject%3ALincoln

FACTS and SOURCES:

1810 Jan 19 – William Gowen assignee of Patton Anderson, by virtue of warrant no 394 for 5000 acres, enters 40 acres of land in Lincoln Co, TN in 2nd District on E fork of Mulberry, on a north creek of Elk River, on line of heirs of James Shivers for 274 acres, including Gowin’s own improvements.  Lincoln Co, TN.

1810 Feb 20 – Survey for William Gowin assignee of Malcom Gilchrist by virtue of part of Warrant No 44 for 553 acres enters 40 acres of land in Lincoln Co, on head waters of the east fork of Mulberry a north creek of Elk River. Adj land of heirs of James Shivers for 274 acres . . . including Gowin’s improvement. Lincoln Co, TN.

1813 Feb 5 – James Gowen assignee of Edward Goore enteres 14 acres of land by virtue of a certificate No 521 for 251 acres situated in Lincoln Co, TN on the waters of the east fork of Mulberry on corner of Matthew Price. Lincoln Co, TN.

1814 July 6 – James Gowan of Lincoln Co, TN from Mathew Price of Lincoln Co, TN, $25 paid by James Gowen, recd a tract of land in Lincoln Co, TN on the east fork of Mulberry Creek, a north branch of Elk River, containing 24 and 1/2 acres granted to Matthew Price by warrant No. 938 on Dec 19, 1803. Entered March 14, 1810 by No 2237. Signed: Matthew Price. Wits: J Floyd, George Price, Alexander Norman. Proved up on Aug 1, 1814. Registered on Oct 17, 1814. vol C-1, p 109. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-VFBN?i=552&cat=203490

1814 Dec 17 – James Gowen recd grant as assignee of John B Hogg for 10 acres of land for certificate No 1937 for 400 acres in Lincoln Co, Tn on waters of East prong of Mulberry Creek of Elk River on NW corner of Matthew Price. Lincoln Co, TN.

1815 Sept 6 – James Gowin recd 24 and 1/2 acres as assignee of George M Deaderick, certificate no 521 Jan 27, 1812. Land in Lincoln Co, TN in 2nd Dist on waters of East fork of Mulberry Cr of Elk River bounded by Matthew Price. Lincoln Co, TN.

1817 April 29 – Thomas Blyth assigne of William Ray by virtue of cert no 3148 for 150 acres enters 25 acres of land in Lincoln Co, TN on headwaters of East Fork of Mulberry Cr, on the N branch of survey where William Gowan now lives, Thomas Blythe Senior, Lincoln Co, TN.

1817 May 1 – Thomas Blyth recd land by virtue of cert no 3148 for 150 acres, enters 25 acres in Lincoln Co, TN on headwaters of E fork of Mulberry Cr, on N branch . . . adj to where William Gowan now lives. Lincoln Co, TN

1818 Oct 19 – William Gowen of Lincoln Co, TN to Thomas Blythe Jr of Lincoln Co, TN, for $325 paid by Thomas Blythe Jr to William Gowen, conveys land in the second district on the head waters of the East Fork of Mulberry Creek a north branch of Elk River and bounded by land of the heirs of Joseph Shivers, containing 40 acres granted by the State of Tennessee to William Gowen by cert. No. 44, dated Feb 19, 1810 and entered on Feb 20, 1810 by No 2182. Signed: William Gowen. Wits: J. Floyd, Thos Rountree, Jno Price. Proved up on April 19, 1819. Registered on June 2, 1819. vol. E, pg. 392-393. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-L93Z-C?i=510&cat=203490

1820 US Census in Lincoln Co, TN with James B Gowen and 7 whites.

1820 Sept 11 – William Gowan of Davidson Co, TN from Jenkins Whitesides of Davidson Co, TN, for $1500 paid by William Gowan, a tract of land containing 100 acres on Richland Creek of Elk River in Lincoln County, part of five thousand acres granted to Martin Armstrong on warrant No 1107. Adjoining land of Whiteside, Adam Young, John Armstrong … Signed: Jenkins Whitesides. Wits: Phillip Street, Richard H Barry. Registered on July 18, 1821. vol. B-1, p 108. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-VFZN?i=297&cat=203490

1821 Aug 13 – William H Gowan from Daniel F Moore of Lincoln Co, TN for $50 paid by William H Gowan, convey 10 acres in west Tennessee Lincoln Co, on the head of Bradshaw Creek and bounded by tract previously of Moore but now of said William H Gowan . . . Signed: Daniel F Moore. Wits: James McAlister, Samuel D Sanson. Proved up Nov 14, 1835. Registered Nov 20, 1835. bk J-1 p 464. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-LY7J?i=521&cat=203490

1821 Aug 13 – David F Moore for $50 paid by William H Gowan, conveys 10 acres in Lincoln Co, TN on the hadwaters of Bradshaw’s Creek. Bounded by land formerly belonging to said Moore but now to William Gowan. adj Jesse Ledbetter’s line . . . Signed: Daniel F Moore. Wits: James McAlister, Saml D Sansom. Proved up on Nov 14, 1835. Recorded Nov 20, 1835. bk. J-1, p. 464. Lincoln Co, TN https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-LY7J?i=521&cat=203490

1823 Aug 14 – William Gowan of Lincoln Co, TN to Richard Fleming of Giles County, TN, for $1050.00 paid by Richard Fleming, a tract of land containing, 100 acres on Richland Creek of Elk River in Lincoln County, part of five thousand granted to Martin Armstrong on warrant No 1107 and adjoining a tract of land conveyed by J Whitesides to Adam Young, on corner of said Young’s tract, adj to John Armstrong . . . Signed: William Gowen. Wits: James Fleming, Joshua Nichols, John Park. Proved up on April 18, 1825. Registered March 13, 1828. G-1, p 643. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS46-99X3?i=361&cat=203490

1824 June 16 – Wilson Davis of Lincoln Co, TN conveys to William H Gowan of Lincoln Co, TN, for $25 paid conveys a tract of land to William H Gowan in Lincoln Co, TN, on Broadshaw Creek, including place where William Davis lived in Aug 1813, and bounded by William Shaw’s line, William Davis’ line . . . Signed: Wilson Davis. Wits: Daniel Backman, Alexander Downing, David Hobbs. Proved up on April 8, 1837. Registered April 19, 1837. K-1, p 338. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-QQC3-5?i=174&cat=203490

1830 US Census in Lincoln Co, TN with William H Gowan.

1834 Feb 19 – William H Gowan of Lincoln Co, TN to Daniel Backman of Lincoln Co, TN, conveyed land on the southwest corner of Henry Ledbetter’s 50 acre tract, Freeman, heirs of John Doak, Sally Doak, containing seven and 1/2 acres, along Melson Davis’ 40 acres, to William H Gowan’s corner, containing 3 acres for Daniel Backman. Signed: William H Gowan. Wit: William Ledbetter, John Downing. Proved up on Sept 22, 1835. Recorded Oct 8, 1835. J-1, p 424. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-LYCQ?i=501&cat=203490

1835 Dec 1 – William H Gowan of Lincoln County, TN to Daniel Bachman of Lincoln Co, TN, for $600.00 conveys to Daniel Backman a tract of land in Lincoln Co, TN on waters of Bradshaws Creek, adj to William Shaw’s lawn, Johnson Ledbetter’s line, Rowland Ledbetter’s corner, Jesse Ledbetter’s corner, Parker Campbell’s line, heirs of John Downing’s tract’s line . . . containing 128 acres . . . Signed: William H. Gowan. Wits: J. Lawrence, William Shaw. Proved up on Jan 26, 1836. Registered March 14, 1836. J-1, p 555. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-LYHL?i=568&cat=203490

1841 Sept 10 – Daniel H. Gowen was married September 10, 1841 to Mary Ann Myrick by John Moore, J. P, according to “Lincoln County, Tennessee Marriages, 1823-1850.” Children born to Daniel H. Gowen and Mary Ann Myrick Gowen are unknown. (See Gowen Manuscript info below).

1855 Nov 21 – Nancy Ann Gowan was married to Benjamin Bedford November 21, 1855 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900).  (See Gowen Manuscript info below).

1859 Jan 4 – Hamilton Gowen was married to Frances Prosser January 4, 1859 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900). (See Gowen Manuscript info below).

1859 April 19 – Samuel E. Gowen was married Mary E. Prosser April 19, 1859 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900). Nothing more is known of Samuel E. Gowen and Mary E. Prosser Gowen.  (See Gowen Manuscript info below).  

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Lincoln Co, TN – FAMILYSEARCH notes:

Land records, 1810-1887; general index, 1810-1912
Authors:
Lincoln County (Tennessee). Register of Deeds (Main Author)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/203490?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Deed index (general index to all land instruments) v. 1-2 A-O 1810-1907
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-DQRC-R?i=4&cat=203490

G index begin: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-DQPV-V?i=297&cat=203490

1814 July 6 – James Gowan of Lincoln Co, TN from Mathew Price of Lincoln Co, TN, $25 paid by James Gowen, recd a tract of land in Lincoln Co, TN on the east fork of Mulberry Creek, a north branch of Elk River, containing 24 and 1/2 acres granted to Matthew Price by warrant No. 938 on Dec 19, 1803. Entered March 14, 1810 by No 2237. Signed: Matthew Price. Wits: J Floyd, George Price, Alexander Norman. Proved up on Aug 1, 1814. Registered on Oct 17, 1814. vol C-1, p 109. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-VFBN?i=552&cat=203490

1818 Oct 19 – William Gowen of Lincoln Co, TN to Thomas Blythe Jr of Lincoln Co, TN, for $325 paid by Thomas Blythe Jr to William Gowen, conveys land in the second district on the head waters of the East Fork of Mulberry Creek a north branch of Elk River and bounded by land of the heirs of Joseph Shivers, containing 40 acres granted by the State of Tennessee to William Gowen by cert. No. 44, dated Feb 19, 1810 and entered on Feb 20, 1810 by No 2182. Signed: William Gowen. Wits: J. Floyd, Thos Rountree, Jno Price. Proved up on April 19, 1819. Registered on June 2, 1819. vol. E, pg. 392-393. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-L93Z-C?i=510&cat=203490

1820 Sept 11 – William Gowan of Davidson Co, TN from Jenkins Whitesides of Davidson Co, TN, for $1500 paid by William Gowan, a tract of land containing 100 acres on Richland Creek of Elk River in Lincoln County, part of five thousand acres granted to Martin Armstrong on warrant No 1107. Adjoining land of Whiteside, Adam Young, John Armstrong … Signed: Jenkins Whitesides. Wits: Phillip Street, Richard H Barry. Registered on July 18, 1821. vol. B-1, p 108. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-VFZN?i=297&cat=203490

1821 Aug 13 – William H Gowan from Daniel F Moore of Lincoln Co, TN for $50 paid by William H Gowan, convey 10 acres in west Tennessee Lincoln Co, on the head of Bradshaw Creek and bounded by tract previously of Moore but now of said William H Gowan . . . Signed: Daniel F Moore. Wits: James McAlister, Samuel D Sanson. Proved up Nov 14, 1835. Registered Nov 20, 1835. bk J-1 p 464. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-LY7J?i=521&cat=203490

1821 Aug 13 – David F Moore for $50 paid by William H Gowan, conveys 10 acres in Lincoln Co, TN on the hadwaters of Bradshaw’s Creek. Bounded by land formerly belonging to said Moore but now to William Gowan. adj Jesse Ledbetter’s line . . . Signed: Daniel F Moore. Wits: James McAlister, Saml D Sansom. Proved up on Nov 14, 1835. Recorded Nov 20, 1835. bk. J-1, p. 464. Lincoln Co, TN https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-LY7J?i=521&cat=203490

1823 Aug 14 – William Gowan of Lincoln Co, TN to Richard Fleming of Giles County, TN, for $1050.00 paid by Richard Fleming, a tract of land containing, 100 acres on Richland Creek of Elk River in Lincoln County, part of five thousand granted to Martin Armstrong on warrant No 1107 and adjoining a tract of land conveyed by J Whitesides to Adam Young, on corner of said Young’s tract, adj to John Armstrong . . . Signed: William Gowen. Wits: James Fleming, Joshua Nichols, John Park. Proved up on April 18, 1825. Registered March 13, 1828. G-1, p 643. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS46-99X3?i=361&cat=203490

1824 June 16 – Wilson Davis of Lincoln Co, TN conveys to William H Gowan of Lincoln Co, TN, for $25 paid conveys a tract of land to William H Gowan in Lincoln Co, TN, on Broadshaw Creek, including place where William Davis lived in Aug 1813, and bounded by William Shaw’s line, William Davis’ line . . . Signed: Wilson Davis. Wits: Daniel Backman, Alexander Downing, David Hobbs. Proved up on April 8, 1837. Registered April 19, 1837. K-1, p 338. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-QQC3-5?i=174&cat=203490

1834 Feb 19 – William H Gowan of Lincoln Co, TN to Daniel Backman of Lincoln Co, TN, conveyed land on the southwest corner of Henry Ledbetter’s 50 acre tract, Freeman, heirs of John Doak, Sally Doak, containing seven and 1/2 acres, along Melson Davis’ 40 acres, to William H Gowan’s corner, containing 3 acres for Daniel Backman. Signed: William H Gowan. Wit: William Ledbetter, John Downing. Proved up on Sept 22, 1835. Recorded Oct 8, 1835. J-1, p 424. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-LYCQ?i=501&cat=203490

1835 Dec 1 – William H Gowan of Lincoln County, TN to Daniel Bachman of Lincoln Co, TN, for $600.00 conveys to Daniel Backman a tract of land in Lincoln Co, TN on waters of Bradshaws Creek, adj to William Shaw’s lawn, Johnson Ledbetter’s line, Rowland Ledbetter’s corner, Jesse Ledbetter’s corner, Parker Campbell’s line, heirs of John Downing’s tract’s line . . . containing 128 acres . . . Signed: William H. Gowan. Wits: J. Lawrence, William Shaw. Proved up on Jan 26, 1836. Registered March 14, 1836. J-1, p 555. Lincoln Co, TN. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4Y-LYHL?i=568&cat=203490

 

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From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms112.htm

The bible, in the possession of Mattie Lou Gowan Lane of Memphis, Tennessee, records that James Marion Gowan died February 29, 1932. He, a farmer, died of pneumonia at age 70, according to Tennessee DVS Death Certificate No. 5429. He was buried at Booneville, according to Mrs. Sterling Mills, informant of Fayetteville.

Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan died “sitting in her chair” in her home in Mimosa May 31, 1938, according to Ten­nessee DVS Death Certificate No.10409. She was buried be­side her husband, ac­cording to her daughter, Bettie Eliza­beth Gowan Mills, informant of Fayetteville.

In another volume of bible inscriptions, complied by Wilma Swing, Ruth C. Morgan, Lee Hudson, Pamela Joy Swing and Mattie Lou Gowan Lane, several individuals of interest to Gowen chroniclers are mentioned.

Children born to James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan include:

Jacob Hirman Gowan born May 6, 1883
James William Gowan born September 12, 1884
Bettie Elizabeth Gowan born April 6, 1888
Mattie Lou Gowan born October 7, 1889
Berry Curlee Gowan born November 8, 1894
Annie Jane Gowan born December 12, 1896
Samuel Hipps Gowan born February 8, 1902
Ena May Gowan born December 9, 1904

Jacob Hirman Gowan, son of James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan, was born May 6, 1883 probably in Lincoln County. He did not marry.

James William Gowan, son of James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan, was born Septem­ber 12, 1884, probably in Lincoln County. He was married to Ruthie Warden August 15, 1907.

Children born to James William Gowan and Ruthie Warden Gowan include:

Harold Gowan born about 1909
Katherine Gowan born about 1911
Forrest Gowan born about 1914

Bettie Elizabeth Gowan, daughter of James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan, was born April 6, 1888. She was married December 30, 1907 to Ster­ling Mills. In 1938 they lived at Fayetteville

Mattie Lou Gowan, daughter of James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan, was born October 7, 1889. She was married to Ezell Lane August 30, 1900. Later Mattie Lou Gowan Lane lived in Memphis, Tennessee.

Berry Curlee Gowan, son of James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan, was born November 8, 1894. He did not marry. He died March 5, 1930, at age 35 “of cerebro spinal meningitis,” according to his Tennessee BVS Death Certificate No. 6294, signed by T. A. Patrick, M.D. He was buried in Booneville Cemetery, according to Sam Gowan of Mulberry, Tennessee, informant

An unnamed infant daughter of Sam Gowan was born February 8, 1910 and died the following day, according to Tennessee Death Certificate No. 54368.

The tombstone at the grave of Berry Curlee Gowan erroneously states that he was the “son of A. Berry Gowan and Ophia Faulkner Gowan.” A. Berry Gowan was born August 10, 1865.

“A. B. Gowan” was married to S. E. Hudson October 15, 1892, according to Lincoln County Marriage Book 2, page 69. Apparently Mrs. S. E. Hudson Gowan died within the decade. A. Berry Gowan was remarried September 14, 1901 to Ophia Faulkner by J. E. Poindexter, Court Clerk, according to Lincoln County Marriage Book 3, page 74.

Also located in Booneville Cemetery are the graves of “A. Berry Gowan, born August 10, 1865, died May 11, 1945;” “Ophia Faulkner Gowan, born April 14, 1880, died August 15, 1938;” “Mary B. Gowan, 1865-1938” and “D. Ernest Gowan, born February 4, 1910 and died April 15, 1950.”

Children born to A. Berry Gowan and Ophia Faulkner Gowan, according to “Lincoln County, Tennessee Bible Records,” Volume 4, by Mabel Abbott Tucker and Jane Warren Waller, include:

William Cowden Gowan born December 3, 1904

William Cowden Gowan, son of A. Berry Gowan and Ophia Faulkner Gowan was born December 3, 1904 in Lincoln County. He was married December 11, 1927 to Mildred Adana Smith, who was born April 25, 1909.

Children born to William Cowden Gowan and Mildred Adana Smith Gowan include:

Hirman Cowden Gowan born March 20, 1935

Hirman Cowden Gowan, son of William Cowden Gowan and Mildred Adana Smith Gowan was born March 20, 1935. He was married December 23, 1962 to Linda Faye Brown. Of Hirman Cowden Gowan and Linda Faye Brown Gowan and de­scendants nothing more is known.

Annie Jane Gowan, daughter of James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan, was born Decem­ber 12, 1896, probably in Lincoln County. She was married to William C. Robyn in 1921.

Apparently Annie Jane Gowan was married earlier to Everett Bedwell because they were the parents of Mabel Bedwell, who was born September 11, 1912.

Samuel Hipps Gowan, son of James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan, was born February 8, 1902. He was married to Mary Louise Little August 9, 1923.

Children born to Samuel Hipps Gowan and Mary Louise Lit­tle Gowan include:

Evelyn Louise Gowan born September 29, 1924

Evelyn Louise Gowan, daughter of Samuel Hipps Gowan and Mary Louise Little Gowan, was born September 29, 1924. She was married to James David Lane August 21, 1950.

Ena Mae Gowan, daughter of James Marion Gowan and Mary Matilda Thompson Buntley Gowan, was born December 8, 1904, probably in Lincoln County. She was married to Charles Holland June 9, 1930.

According to another bible owned by Lee Hudson, Mimosa Road, Fayetteville, Tennessee, Mattie Francis Gowan was married to William Bell Hudson July 10, 1877. She was born in Lincoln County December 24, 1859. William Bell Hudson was later married to Alice L. Thomison November 8, 1896.
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James D. Gowan was married to Maggie Daniel January 22, 1872, according to Lincoln County marriage records. Children born to James D. Gowan and Maggie Daniel Gowan are unknown.
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Gary H. Gowan, son of Sam Gowan and Mary Prosser Gowan, was born March 8, 1864 in Tennessee. In 1929 he was farming near Mimosa, Tennessee in Lincoln County. He died there of “heart trouble, with no physician attending,” ac­cording to Ten­nessee BVS Death Certificate 27289. He was buried there in Prosser Graveyard, according to Jim Gowan, informant of Fayetteville.
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Mattie F. Gowan was married to W. B. Hudson July 10, 1877 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900).
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Nancy Ann Gowan was married to Benjamin Bedford November 21, 1855 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900).
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S. H. Gowan was married to Mattie Raney December 3, 1891 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900).
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Daniel H. Gowen was married September 10, 1841 to Mary Ann Myrick by John Moore, J. P, according to “Lincoln County, Tennessee Marriages, 1823-1850.” Children born to Daniel H. Gowen and Mary Ann Myrick Gowen are unknown.
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Mary Ann Gowen, a widow, appeared in the 1880 census of Lincoln County as the head of a household in Enumeration District 123, page 30, Fayetteville District 8, enumerated as:

“Gowen, Mary Ann 36, born in TN, father born in
TN, mother born in TN,
common laborer, illiterate”
Dovey E. 3, born in TN, father born in
TN, mother born in TN,
daughter
Dilmer 10/12, born in TN, father born in
TN, mother born in TN, son,
born in July”

Children born to Mrs. Mary Ann Gowen include:

Dovey E. Gowen born about 1877
Dilmer Gowen born about 1879
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S. H. Gowan was married to Mattie Ramsey December 2, 1891, according to Lincoln marriage Records. “S. H. Gowen” was involved in land transactions in Lincoln County September 9, 1901 and October 7, 1907, according to Lincoln County Deed Book JJ, pages 73 and 386. He deeded 72 acres of land to John A. Keith for $880. Children born to S. H. Gowan and Mattie Ramsey Gowan are unknown.
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Frances Gowen was married to Merdica Reed January 6, 1870 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900).
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Hamilton Gowen was married to Frances Prosser January 4, 1859 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900).
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J. C. Gowen was married to Miss S. D. McAfee September 16, 1893, according to Lincoln County marriage records.
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Samuel E. Gowen was married Mary E. Prosser April 19, 1859 in Lincoln County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900). Nothing more is known of Samuel E. Gowen and Mary E. Prosser Gowen.
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Buried in Porch Cemetery at Bookhill, Tennessee was “W. H. C. Gowen.” No dates were given on his headstone. Adjoining were the graves of “William H. Porch, died Sep. 1870” and “Pheby” whose grave was marked with a fieldstone, according to “Cemetery Inscriptions of Lincoln County, Tennessee.”

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