Tennessee – Warren County

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms116.htm

WARREN COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Warren County was created with land from White County in 1807. In the following year William Gowen received a land grant of 200 acres there on Warrant No. 1120:

“By virtue of part of Warrant No. 1120 dated the 10th day of July 1784 issued to John Nelson by John Armstrong, Entry officer of claims for the North Carolina Western Lands and entered on the 1st day of July 1808 by No. 511, there is granted by the State of Tennnessee unto William Gowen, assignee of John Nelson a certain tract of land containing Two Hundred Acres lying in Warren County in the Third District and thirty-fourth section–

Beginning at a poplar on the north side of the Barren Fork of Collins River at Polly Black’s ford, Thence north eighy poles to two dogwoods, Thence west forty poles to a black oak on the north bank of the river, Thence north one hundred and twenty poles to a large white oak, then east one hundred and fourteen poles to a stake on the west boundary line of Joseph Colville’s one thousand acres tract, Thense south thirty-one poles to a poplar and a dogwood in the south boundary of said tract, Then east with that line seventy-three poles to a black oak, Thence south one hundred and sixty-nine poles to a white oak, Thence west to the beginning. Surveyed July 26, 1808.

To have and hold the said tract of land with its appurtenances to the said William Gowen and his heirs forever.

John Sevier”
Governor
Knoxville, Tennessee”
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Lucy Goin was married to E.B. Devenport October 22, 1853 in Warren County according to Tennessee Marriage records (1851-1900). Nothing more is known of E.B. Devenport and Lucy Goin Devenport.
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George Goines was married to Sarah Goins April 18, 1877 in Warren County according to Tennessee Marriage records [1851-1900]. He also appeared as “George Goins” in the Warren County records.
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No individuals of interest to Gowen chroniclers appeared in the 1850 census of Warren County.
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William Gowan was recorded June 18, 1880 as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Warren County, Enumeration District 130, page 37, Civil District 1:

“Gowan, William 57, born in TN, father born in VA,
mother born in VA, farmer, illiterate
Susanah 41, born in TN, father born in TN,
mother born in TN, wife, illiterate
S. M. 18, born in TN, father born in TN,
mother born in TN, daughter, illiterate
M. A. 16, born in TN, father born in TN,
mother born in TN, daughter, illiterate
John 13, born in TN, father born in TN,
mother born in TN, son, illiterate
Ellen 11, born in TN, father born in TN,
mother born in TN, daughter, illiterate
James 9, born in TN, father born in TN,
mother born in TN, son
Iellus 4, born in TN, father born in TN
mother born in TN, son
Josephine 7/12, born in Oct. 1879 TN, father
born in TN, mother born in TN, daughter”
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J. W. Gowin, age 9, white male, appeared in the household of G. V. Green and his wife, Margaret Green in the 1880 census of Warren County, Enumeration District 137, page 14. J. W. [or G. W.] Gowin was born in Tennessee of parents who were both born in Tennessee.
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W. D. Gowin appeared June 4, 1880 as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Warren County, Enumeration District 137, page 6, Civil District 14:

“Gowin, W. D. 33, born in TN, father born in TN
mother born in TN, farmer
Emmer 26, born in TN, father born in TN
mother born in TN, wife
Anner 6, born in TN, father born in TN,
mother born in TN, daughter
Herman 3, born in TN, father born in TN
mother born in TN, son”
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William Gowens was enumerated the 1860 census as the head of a household composed of him alone as Household 435-435. He was shown at “age 70, born in North Carolina.”

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