From Gowen Manuscript: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms118.htm
BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS
Raymond William Going died February 13, 1988 according to Bastrop County death records.
May Nell Goins died in Bastrop County May 14, 1947, according to BVS File 19404.
Vyrice Goins, son of Robert Earl Goins and Ruth Lee Isaacs Goins, was born October 22, 1981, according to Bastrop County Birth Book 54, page 170.
Frances Cornelius Gowans was married August 16, 1946 to Olen Alexander, according to Bastrop County Marriage Book S, page 553.
J. C. Gowin was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Bastrop County, Enumeration District 16, page 26, Precinct 1:
“Gowin, J. C. 24, born in MS
Annie 17, born in TX
Robert 2, born in TX
Gowin, Missouri 16, born in MS, sister
Bigley, Morris 22, born in MS, cousin[?]”
George Kent Gowin, Jr. was born about 1930 in Oklahoma. He was married about 1954 to Paula Nelwyn Sheppard. They were parents of Richard Kent Gowin who was born about 1959, according to Bastrop County Birth Book 45, page 321.
Bobbie Goyen was married September 1, 1895 to R. B. Harrison, and Lola Goyen was married August 6, 1899 to A. C. Harrison, according to Bastrop County marriage records.
Susie Goyne was married June 23, 1897 to Thomas Carter, according to Bastrop County marriage records.
Ben Goyne was the father of an infant born September 2, 1904 in Bastrop County, according to BVS File 2388.
George E. Goyne, son of E. H. Goyne and Teddie Dildy Goyne, both natives of Tennessee, was born in Arkansas December 30, 1876. He was married about 1900, wife’s name believed to be Lillian. It is assumed that they were living in Bastrop County in 1905. It is believed that they were living in Stamford, Texas in 1911.
George E. Goyne received a deed to a cemetery lot, from Bethel Cemetery Association November 16, 1923, according to Jones County Deed Book 125, page 50.
George E. Goyne and his wife, Lillian Goyne, were living at 1074 Locust Street, Abilene, Texas in 1929, according to the city directory. “G. Goyne” farmed in Jones County, Texas and had a 30 year residence near Stamford. He died of “natural causes” at age 65 in 1941 and was buried at Funston, Texas.
It is believed that children born to George E. Goyne and Lillian Goyne include:
Otho Lee Goyne born October 21, 1905
Otho Lee Goyne, son of George E. Goyne and Lillian Goyne, was born October 21, 1905 in Bastrop County, according to BVS File 402594. He was married about 1925 to Pearl Edington, who was born in 1908. In 1926 Otho Lee Goyne and Pearl Edington Goyne were living in Stamford where he was employed as a laborer for a produce company. He was a resident of Abilene in 1929, living at 1074 Locust Street, the address of George E. Goyne and Lillian Goyne, according to the city directory.
In 1934-35 Otho Lee Goyne and his wife, Pearl Edington Goyne, lived at 941 Beech Street in Abilene. He was listed as a truck driver. In 1942 he was listed as a driver for Wooten Grocery Company and lived at 742 Chestnut Street.
He enlisted in the U. S. Army October 21, 1942 at Abilene and was discharged as a private January 27, 1945 and returned to his home at 774 Elm Street in Abilene, according to Taylor County Discharge Book 2, page 72.
In the 1946 edition of the Abilene city directory he was listed as a driver for Waples-Platter Company, continuing to live at 774 Elm. In 1948 and 1953 he was a driver for Jeffries Transfer Company. He lived at 618 Elm in 1948 and 744 Elm in 1953. In 1955 he was a driver for Wheat & Sons. He and Pearl Edington Goyne lived at 1701 Pine.
Children born to Otho Lee Goyne and Pearl Edington Goyne include:
William Kenneth Goyne born December 11, 1926
William Kenneth Goyne, son of Otho Lee Goyne and Pearl Edington Goyne, was born December 11, 1926 at Stamford, according to Jones County Birth Book 7, page 535. He “advanced” his birthdate to October 11, 1926 so that he could enlist in the U. S. Marine Corps at El Paso, Texas October 28, 1943. He was discharged at San Diego, California May 16, 1946, according to Taylor County Discharge Book 8, pages 481 and 483 and Book 12, page 13. He served in the Pacific area from August 31, 1944 to May 9, 1946. He saw combat at Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands and was in the forces that occupied Japan after the surrender.
He made a second enlistment on August 16, 1950 in the U.S. Navy. He lived at 210 Clyde Street, Abilene at that time and enlisted at Dallas, Texas. He served on the USS Brown, DD 546. His civilian occupation was listed as blueprinter and photostater. He was discharged June 11, 1951 at Mare Island, Vallejo, California.
William Kenneth Goyne was married to Delores Faye Merrill August 15, 1950, according to Taylor County Marriage Book 25, page 76. In 1951 he was shown in the Abilene city directory as a driver for Jeffries Transport, living at 210 Clyde with Pearl Goynes.
William Kenneth Goyne and Delores Faye Merrill Goyne appeared in 1956 and 1957 in the city directory of Odessa, Texas. In 1956 he was a salesman for Graver Tank Company living at 3211 North Walnut. In 1957 he was a salesman for Hinds Service Station living at 923 East 16th Street.
William Kenneth Goyne and Delores Faye Merrill Goyne received a deed to a lot in Abilene from Ernest H. Briggs February 24, 1958, according to Taylor County Deed Book 559, page 101.
Kate Goyne was born in Arkansas in 1860, according to her 1900 census enumeration in Bastrop County, Enumeration District 8, page 22, precinct 4. She was living with her nephew, R. B. Harrison.
Lorene Goyne was born in Bastrop County March 16, 1908, according to BVS File 1089677. Lorene Goyne was married to Fred Ownby December 21, 1927 at Anson, Texas, according to Jones County Marriage Book 7, page 325.
Robert Goyne, negro, was born in Texas in August 1880, according to his enumeration in the 1900 census of Bastrop County, Enumeration District 8, page 7, precinct 4. He was living with Dock Carter, his step-father.
William Benjamin Goyne was born in December 1877, according to his 1900 census enumeration. He appeared in Bastrop County, Enumeration District 8, page 12, Precinct 4, living in a boarding house. He was married March 14, 1901 to Eddie Moore, according to Bastrop County Marriage Book H, page 46.
William Benjamin Goyne and his wife, Eddie Moore Goyne were residents of Elgin, Texas in 1901. On March 18 of that year they gave a deed to Arthur Moore to lots in Austin, Texas for a payment of $8, according to Travis County Deed Book 160, page 306. This property had belonged to Eddie Moore Goyne prior to her marriage.
William Benjamin Goyne and Eddie Moore Goyne were the parents of an infant born in Bastrop County March 14, 1903, according to BVS File 2064. They were also parents of an infant born in Bastrop County September 2, 1904, according to BVS File 2388.
William Benjamin Goyne was a railway postal clerk on trains between Ft. Worth and Houston, according to the 1905-06 city directory of Ft. Worth and the 1905-06 city directory of Houston. He maintained his home at 542 Samuels in Ft. Worth with four other members of his family. He also roomed at 1718 Texas Avenue, Houston, according to the Houston city directory.
In 1909 he continued as a railway postal clerk and lived at 1210 Hackberry, Austin, with four other members of his family, according to the Austin city directory. He continued with the railway postal service and lived at 315 West 39th Street, Austin, in 1910.
William Benjamin Goyne and Eddie Moore Goyne received a deed from T. H. Williams to lots in Austin March 11, 1910, according to Travis County Deed Book 239, page 269.
On March 10, 1910 William Benjamin Goyne and Eddie Moore Goyne entered into a contract with John B. Headspeth for the construction of a residence on the lot at the price of $1,868 in gold”, according to Travis County Deed Book 237, page 134. On February 24, 1912 they gave a deed to the residence to W. H. Emert for $3,000, according to Travis County Deed Book 251, page 284.
On April 10, 1912 William Benjamin Goyne and Eddie Moore Goyne, “of Bastrop County,” gave a transfer of their interest in the Hyde Park property to E. J. Hofheinz, according to Travis County Deed Book 278, page 564. In the 1914 edition of the Austin city directory William Benjamin Goyne was listed as a clerk living at 4100 Avenue G, Hyde Park.
William Benjamin Goyne was listed in the 1916 city directory of Waco as a clerk for Clifton Manufacturing Company, living at 200 Dallas in East Waco. In the 1917-18 edition of the Waco directory he appeared as the sales manager of Clifton Manufacturing Company. He and Eddie Moore Goyne lived at 928 North 22nd Street.
William Benjamin Goyne of Kilgore, Texas received a deed from Federal Land Bank to 110 acres of Kaufman County land November 13, 1934, according to Kaufman County Deed Book 239, page 519. Consideration was $1,000. On July 5, 1945 he sold the land to C. V. Rogers and wife of Kaufman County for $1,200, according to Kaufman County Deed Book 294, page 322.
William Benjamin Goyne died September 27, 1956 in Gregg County, Texas, according to BVS File 53310.
Velma Goynes was married August 6, 1905 to J. B. Brundige, according to Bastrop County Marriage Book I, page 17.
Marie L. Guynes died June 08, 1975 according to Bastrop County death records.
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