From Gowen Manuscript: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms128.htm
STARR COUNTY, TEXAS
Christine Goines was born in Starr County October 6, 1957, according to BVS File 199193.
Donald Lee Goines was born in Starr County, May 9, 1956 according to BVS File 88930.
James William Goines was born in Starr County January 21, 1955, according to BVS File 14076.
Teresa de Jesus Goines was born in Starr County, November 4, 1947, according to BVS File 226364.
Mike T. Goynes died February 02, 1966 according to Starr County death records.
STEPHENS COUNTY, TEXAS
Lizzie Going was married to Houston Mays December 31, 1920, according to Stephens County Marriage Book 5, page 13.
Howard Robert Goins was born in Breckenridge, Texas July 8, 1923, according to BVS File 42429. He enlisted February 26, 1943 in the U. S. Army at Abilene, Texas. Howard Robert Goins, white, married, age 20, served as a private in Company A, First Infantry Regiment. He went overseas in September 5, 1944 and returned July 15, 1945 after seeing action in Northern France, the Rhineland and Central Europe. He was discharged November 16, 1945 and showed his residence at that time as 916 Wackwell Road, Ranger, Texas, according to Eastland County Discharge Book 4, page 233. His civilian employment was shown as tire rebuilder.
He was married to Mary Louise Truly in Eastland County in 1944, according to Eastland County Marriage Book 17, page 86. He was remarried to Genelle Cook in 1945, who was born at Ranger, Texas in 1928, according to Eastland County Marriage Book 17, page 217. In 1946, he was listed as a mechanic living at Ranger, Texas.
Children Born to Howard Robert Goins and Genelle Cook Goins include:
Howard David Goins born June 18, 1946
Howard David Goins, first child of Howard Robert Goins and Genelle Cook Goins, was born at Ranger, Texas June 18, 1946, according to Eastland County Birth Book 26, page 20313. He was married to Linda Mae Johns at Andrews Texas, September 5, 1964, according to Andrews County Marriage Book 3, page 48.
John H, Goins was married to Miss Clara Mae Stewart September 12, 1922, according to Stephens County Marriage Book 5, page 311.
Paul D. Goins Sr. (66) married Mary Bush (63) March 12, 1984 according to Stephens County marriage records.
Ben Gowen was married to Mrs. Ruth Gowen August 29, 1927 according to Stephens County Marriage Book 8, page 103.
Lou Ella Gowen was born September 11, 1922 in Stephens County, Texas, according to Texas BVS.
Susan Elaine Gowens was born July 7, 1953 in Stephens County, according to BVS File 122070.
STONEWALL COUNTY, TEXAS
Ernest C. Goens received a royalty deed from R. H. Venable April 10, 1951 according to Stonewall County Deed Book 111, page 315.
R. T. Gowan married Miss Louise Malone July 7, 1937. Children born to R. T. Gowan and Louise Malone Gowan are unknown.
Anita Roab Gowen and Charles R. Gowen received a mineral deed from Charles Turner November 24, 1950 for $1,000 on BBBBC Railroad Company land according to Stonewall County Deed Book 105, page 481.
Charles R. Gowen and wife gave an oil, gas & mineral lease to V. H. Willis February 14, 1967 according to Stonewall County Lease Book 219, page 84.
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