From Gowen Manuscript: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms118.htm
BRISCOE COUNTY, TEXAS
Verdie Nora Goin, the daughter of Robert Goin and Mary Emma Johnson Goin, was born March 30, 1913, according to Briscoe County Birth Book 1, page 145. Robert Goin at that time, was age 20 and lived ten miles south of Silverton, Texas. Mary Emma Johnson Goin was age 21. Mary Emma Johnson Goin Ellison later lived at Crosbyton, Texas and there certified the birth record of Verdie Nora Goin on January 17, 1942. “Vera Nora Goin” was married to John Wheat January 12, 1929 at Lubbock, Texas, according to Lubbock County Marriage Book 4, page 440.
James Gowin was born in Briscoe County and moved from Quitaque to Tulia in 1979, according to the March 3, 1988 edition of the “Lubbock Avalanche Journal.” He died the previous Friday.
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