From Gowen Manuscript: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms118.htm
ARMSTRONG COUNTY, TEXAS
Dovie Ozella Goin died February 18, 1964 according to Armstrong County death records.
Joseph C. Goins who was born in Texas in 1854 was a freighter living at Wayside, Texas in 1889. He was married to Laura Shaw about 1886. Laura Shaw Goins was born in Georgia in 1865. Joseph C. Goins received a bond from G. L. Conner and wife to guarantee title to property in Canyon, Texas November 9, 1889, according to Randall County Deed Book 3, page 135.
Joseph C. Goins and Laura Shaw Goins gave a quit claim deed to the property April 29, 1890 to J. R. Skidmore, according to Randall County Deed Book 1-2, page 603. Consideration was $20.
Children born to them include:
Lela Mae Goins born April 29, 1889
Lela Mae Goins, daughter of Joseph C. Goins and Laura Shaw Goins, was born April 29, 1889 at Wayside, according to Armstrong County Probate Birth Book 7, page 441. Mrs. May Willis, Bowie, Texas was the affiant on the certificate dated April 27, 1945.
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