Texas – Dawson County, Deaf Smith County, Deleon County, and Delta County

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms120.htm


James Mark Goen (25) married Eleanor Kaylene Dunn (26) on April 8, 1966 according to Dawson County marriage records.


E. G. Gowan was granted 243.5 acres of land in Section 88 of Deaf Smith County by the State of Texas August 3, 1934.


Mrs. George E. Gowan, Vega, Texas paid taxes on 758 acres in Deaf Smith County in 1972, according to the county tax records.


Claude “Jelly” McGowen married Rosalee Hevelone Saul Coplin on January 11, 1975 at First United Methodist Church in Hereford.

Rosalee McGowen and Claude “Jelly” McGowen celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, January 15, 2000 at the Hereford Senior Citizens Center. Hosts for the event were Richard and Brenda Snow and Tom McGowen and Cyndy McGowen, all of Borger, Sam and Bonnie Saul of Flower Mound, Tom and Suzy Saul of Mineola and Ron and Ellen Dunaway of Lubbock.

Children of the couple are Tom McGowen, Brenda Snow, Ellen Dunaway, Tam Saul, Sam Saul, and the late David Lee Saul. The couple has 14 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.


James E. Goin was born in Tennessee in May 1857, according to his enumeration in the 1900 census of Delta County, Enumeration District 37, page 10, precinct 3:
Goin, James E. 43, born in TN in May 1857
Sarah 23, born in KY in Dec. 1876
Winnie M. 5, born in TX in October 1894
Milton 4, born in TX in Dec. 1895
Guy 10/12, born in TX in June 1899″

Winnie Mae Goin died July 12, 1926 in Dallas County, according to BVS File 24420.


M. C. Going and his wife, Eliza Going “of Delta County” gave a warranty deed to 40 acres in the Birdwell Survey to R. Bryant for $1,200 November 22, 1897, according to Delta County Deed Book Z, page 94.


Mrs. Sallie Gowan was married June 27, 1912 to H. D. Speaks, according to Delta County Marriage Book 6, page 445.


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