Tennessee – Madison County

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FamilySearch.com Map of Madison County, TN

FamilySearch.com Wiki Page for Madison County, TN:     https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Madison_County,_Tennessee_Genealogy

FamilySearch.com Catalogue Page for Madison County, TN:    https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3ATennessee%20%2Bsubject%3AMadison

FACTS and SOURCES:

1840 Dec 17 – Richard M. Gowan from James Ledbetter, 57 acres on Cain Creek in Madison Co, TN. bk 7, pg 285.
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/449862?availability=Family%20History%20Library (not uploaded yet).

1849 July 26 – Mary Gowen was married to Lemuel Day July 26, 1849, according to “Madison County, Tennessee Marriages, 1827-1850.” (See Gowen Manuscript info below).

1849 July 30 – Pleasant Gowan was married to Mary A. E. Harris July 30, 1849, according to “Madison County, Tennessee Marriages, 1827-1850.” Children born to Pleasant Gowan and Mary A. E. Harris Gowan are unknown. (See Gowen Manuscript info below).

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FamilySearch.Com info: 

Deeds 1821-1964, trust deeds 1874-1964, general indexes
Authors:
Madison County (Tennessee). Register (Main Author)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/449862?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Direct index to deeds v. A-Z 1821-1899 https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007842226?cat=449862

1840 Dec 17 – Richard M. Gowan from James Ledbetter, 57 acres on Cain Creek in Madison Co, TN. bk 7, pg 285.
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/449862?availability=Family%20History%20Library (not uploaded yet).

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

MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Carl Gowan died in 1911 in Madison County according to “Tennessee Deaths,” record number 60187.
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Mary Gowan, regarded as a widow, was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Madison County:

“Gowan, Mary 47, born in Tennessee
Martha 23, born in Arkansas
Ella 18, born in Tennessee
Ada 12, born in Tennessee
Lutha 8, born in Tennessee”
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Mary E. Gowan died in 1911 in Madison County according to “Tennessee Deaths,” records number 60191.
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Mary Susan Gowan was married to William Andrew Poteete May 29, 1870 in Madison County according to Tennessee Marriage Records [1851-1900].
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Robert Gowan and his wife, Etta Gowan were believed to be residents of Madison County about 1890. Children born to them include:

James Roscoe Gowan born about 1890

James Roscoe Gowan, son of Robert Gowan and Etta Gowan, was born about 1890, probably in Madison County. He was married in 1914 in Carroll County to Murlene Marion Wood, daughter of Lonnie Wood, born 1876 and Addie Stubbs Wood. Lonnie Wood died in 1940 and was buried in Friendship Cemetery in Gibson County, Tennessee. Addie Stubbs Wood was born in 1878 and died in 1964. She was buried beside her husband.

James Roscoe Gowan died in July 1967 and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Milan, Tennessee.

Later she was remarried, husband’s name Bailey. Murlene Marion Wood Gowen Bailey died in January 1976 and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery at Milan, Tennessee

Children born to James Roscoe Gowan and Murlene Marion Wood Gowan include:

Frances Patricia Gowan born October 12, 1917
Maudene Gowan [twin] born about 1920
Maurene Gowan [twin] born about 1920

Frances Patricia Gowan, daughter of James Roscoe Gowan and Marion M. Wood Gowan, was born October 12, 1917 in Jackson, Tennessee. Frances Patricia Gowan Black Bixler died in 1953 at Dallas, Texas and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Milan, Tennessee, according to Brenda Black McCaskill, her granddaughter..
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Pleasant Gowan was married to Mary A. E. Harris July 30, 1849, according to “Madison County, Tennessee Marriages, 1827-1850.” Children born to Pleasant Gowan and Mary A. E. Harris Gowan are unknown.
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Lillie Gowen, “age 24, born in December 1875 in South Carolina” and “Margurite Gowen, “age 6, born in March 1894 in Indiana” were recorded as lodgers with Susan Ellen Fryer in the 1900 census of Carroll County, Enumeration District 138, page 8.
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Mary Gowen was married to Lemuel Day July 26, 1849, according to “Madison County, Tennessee Marriages, 1827-1850.”
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A negro, William Gowin, age 18, a servant born in Tennessee, whose parents were born in Tennessee, was living in the Household of Mary A. Johnson in the 1880 census of Carroll County, Enumeration District 18, page 5.

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