Texas – Lampasas County, Lavaca County, and Lee County

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms124.htm


“James Goen,” a resident of Big Valley, Texas in Lampasas County received a warranty deed from Aaron Prescott and wife of San Saba County, TX for 160 acres of land October 14, 1884, according to Lampasas County Deed Book P, page 489. Deed to the land, which was later located in Mills County, TX, was also recorded in Mills County Deed Book 8, page 539. “James Goen” received a release on his deed of trust Au­gust 15, 1887.

On the following day, James Goyne and his wife, Mrs. R . C. Goyne of Lampasas County [later Mills County] gave a war­ranty deed to William Cooksey August 16, 1887 to 160 acres of land for $600, according to Mills County Deed Book 5, page 582. The land was located 35 miles northeast of Lampasas, TX. James Goyne received a deed from Susan J. Carpenter July 22, 1889 to 40 acres of land in Mills County for $300, according to Mills County Deed Book 9, page 531.
James C. Goins was born about 1834 in Texas. He was married to Harriett Adoline Dykes in Victoria. James C. Goins died September 4, 1910 in Lampasas County. Children born to James C. Goins and Harriett Adoline Dykes Goins are unknown.
Wayne H. Gowen. 28 was married to Gail P. Abate, 28 July 3, 1979, according to Lampasas County marriage records. Children born to Wayne H. Gowen and Gail P. Abate Gowen are unknown.


Samuel Earl Goings (24) married Anna Mae Castro (17) on October 8, 1966 according to Lavaca County marriage records.
Sheila Ann Goins was born December 3, 1963 in Lavaca County, according to BVS File 227260.


Anthony Lee Von Goins was born in Lee County September 19, 1963, according to BVS File 163726.
Arthur Edward Goins was born in Lee County January 19, 1951, according to BVS File 9974.
Arthur M. Goins died February 11, 1968 according to Lee County death records.
Estella Goins died February 22, 1964 in Lee County, according to BVS File 845248.
Kathryn Machelle Goins was born in Lee County December 24, 1965, according to BVS File 213714.
Louise Goins died April 27, 1971 according to Lee County death records.

Qunintus Samuel Goins was born in Lee County March 22, 1925, according to BVS File 845248. “Rev. Q. S. Goins” and Milla Nell Goins were witnesses at the wedding of Miss Lucy Nell Goins and Earl C. Collins August 23, 1969 in Travis County, TX, according to Travis County Marriage Book 87, page 328. The bride and groom made their home at 1116 Richard Drive in Austin.
Sam Goins, negro, was born about 1877 in Texas to Sam Goins and Emily Goins, according to BVS Death Certificate 31893. He became a farmer and a preacher, according to his widow, Sarah Goins of Route 1, Hicks. Sam Goins died of a ruptured appendix, peritonitis and pyelitis July 11, 1928 in Cameron according to Dr. W. R. Newton who performed an appendectomy on him July 8, 1928. He was buried in Sand Hills Cemetery in Lee County.
Sandra Kay Goins was born in Lee County September 11, 1957, according to BVS File 172301
Vio[la?] Goins was born in Lee County October 27, 1920, ac­cording to BVS File 56167.
Umley Gowen, a negro, was born in May 1850 in Louisiana, according to his enumeration in the 1900 census of Lee County, He appeared in Enumeration District 59, page 5 as a 50-year-old, living alone.


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