6. Documentation for Robert William Gouty
(26 Aug 1889 to 04 Jun 1949)
father of Mavis Lorene Gouty
(11 Apr 1918 to 17 Aug 1986)



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Robert William Gouty was
born August 26, 1889, in Gessie, Vermilion County, Indiana.(1) He was the son of Joseph P. Gouty and Mary Luella Hartman.(2) On February 3, 1917, Robert William Gouty married Ethel Belle Fox.(3)

Robert and Ethel Gouty lived on a 40-acre farm in Mound Township, Warren County, Indiana, that Robert received from his father, Joseph P. Gouty. Robert and Ethel were the parents of one child. Mavis Lorene Gouty was born one mile northeast of Gessie on the Daniel Alexander Fox farm in Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana, on a Thursday, April 11, 1918, at 10 AM.(4)

Mavis Lorene Gouty graduated from Covington (Indiana) High School about 1936. She
married Truxton James Older on September 1, 1938, in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois.(5) Truxton was the son of Roy Burton Older and Ethel Leona (Worth) Older.(6)

Robert William Gouty
died on June 4, 1949, at age 59 from spinal meningitis at Lake View Hospital in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois.(7) Upon the death of Robert, Ethel and Mavis each received one-half of the 40-acre farm in Mound Township, Warren County, Indiana, where Mavis grew up.(8) Lawrence Vickery, a farmer who lived nearby, farmed the 40-acre tract on a 50-50 basis after Robert's death.

Ethel Belle (Fox) Gouty
died at Lake View Hospital in Danville, Illinois, on January 25, 1971, at age 78 after spending approximately 6 years in a nursing home due to a stroke she suffered about 1964 that paralyzed one-half of her body.(9) Both Robert and Ethel Gouty are buried in the Lower Mound Cemetery west of Covington, Indiana.

The 1900 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, lists the Joseph Gouty household. Joseph Gouty is listed as 40 years old in 1900, born in January 1861 in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana, race is white, and gender is male; Mary L. Gouty is listed as born in July 1863 in Illinois, father born in Indiana and mother born in Indiana; children listed are Rose A, Ezra E., Robert W., Roy L., Inez F., and Ida M. Robert is listed as age 10, born in August 1889.
(10)

The 1910 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, lists the Joseph Gouty household. Joseph Gouty is listed as 50 years old in 1910, born in Indiana, race is white, gender is male; Mary Gouty is listed as age 46; Robert Gouty, son, is listed as age 20, single, born in Indiana, father born in Indiana, mother born in Indiana.
(11)

Robert, Ethel, and Mavis Gouty appear in the Indiana Federal Census in 1920 for Warren County, Mound Township. Robert is listed as age 30, Ethel as age 27, and Mavis as age 1. Robert, Ethel, and Mavis are listed as born in Indiana. All of their parents are listed as born in Indiana.(12) Robert, Ethel, and Mavis Gouty appear in the Mound Township, Warren County, Indiana, Federal Census in 1930. Robert is listed as age 40, Ethel as age 37, and Mavis as age 11. Robert, Ethel, and Mavis are listed as born in Indiana. All of their parents are listed as born in Indiana.(13).

Child (
Gouty), born near Gessie, Indiana:
i. Mavis Lorene, born April 11, 1918


ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL to support the RELATIONSHIP between
ROBERT WILLIAM GOUTY and his daughter MAVIS LORENE GOUTY


1) Mavis Lorene Gouty Birth certificate #73, page 64, recorded April 13, 1918, Indiana State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Newport, Vermillion County, Indiana. Father Robert Gouty and Mother Ethel Belle Fox Gouty.

2) 1920 U.S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, enumerated February 24-26, 1920, Roll T625_473, Page 5A, ED 207, Image 105, Dwelling #100, Family #100. Robert W. Gouty, Ethel B. Gouty, and Mavis L. Gouty.

3) 1930 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, enumerated April 17, 1930 by Carter H. Brickett, Dwelling #24, Family #24. Robert W. Gouty, Ethel B. Gouty, and Mavis L. Gouty.

4) Wedding announcement probably in the Danville Commercial News about September 2 or 3, 1938, Miss Mavis Lorene Gouty, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Gouty.

5) Engagement announcement in Danville Commercial News for Mavis Lorene Gouty, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Gouty.

6) Obituary for Mavis Lorene Gouty Older in Danville Commercial News about August 18 or 19, 1986, daughter of Robert W. and Ethel Fox Gouty.

7) State of Illinois Medical Record of Death, Mavis Lorene Older, registration district #92.0, registered number D86-0744, informant Truxton J. Older, relationship Husband, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, court house. Father listed as Robert W. Gouty and mother as Ethel Fox.

8) Ethel Belle (Fox) Gouty Family Bible in the possession of Curtis Lynn Older. Copies of pages from the Ethel Belle Fox Family Bible are in a CD-rom disc entitled Fox's Gap in Maryland, which is at the Frederick County Historical Society, Frederick, Maryland.


REFERENCES


1.
Birth certificate, infant Gouty, born August 26, 1889, at Gessie, Indiana, father Joseph Gouty, mother Mary H. Gouty, Vermillion County, Indiana, Department of Health, recorded locally in book number C-3, page number 15, September 4, 1889; Ethel Belle (Fox) Gouty Family Bible in the possession of Curtis Lynn Older. Copies of pages from the Ethel Belle Fox Family Bible are in a CD-rom disc entitled Fox's Gap in Maryland, which is at the Frederick County Historical Society, Frederick, Maryland.

2. Ibid.

3. Fountain County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Records 1848 - 1920 Inclusive, Volume I, Letters A - G Inclusive, County Clerks Office Covington, book 16, page 49; Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible.

4. Birth certificate #73, page 64, recorded April 13, 1918, Indiana State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Newport, Vermillion County, Indiana; Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible.

5. Marriage license, Truxton James Older and Mavis Lorene Gouty, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, September 1, 1938; Danville Commercial News, Danville, Illinois, newspaper engagement announcement, probably in August 1938; Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible.

6. Birth certificate, State of Illinois, Report of Birth to County Clerk, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, date of birth September 28, 1911. The residence of the mother and the location of birth was 1165 North Edward Street, Decatur, Illinois. The name of the child was added to the birth certificate per affidavit of July 3, 1973; Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible.

7. Death certificate for Robert William Gouty, State of Illinois Medical Record of Death, Court House, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, #27256, date of death June 4, 1949, place of death Vermilion County, Illinois, city of Danville, Lake View Hospital; Danville Commercial News newspaper death announcement, probably June 5 or 6, 1949; Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible.

8. Warren County Recorder of Deeds, Williamsport, Warren County, Indiana. See Quitclaim Deed from Mavis L. Older to Mavis L. Older, Truxton J. Older, and Curtis L. Older prepared by Thomas B. Meyer and dated October 26, 1983, recorded October 26, 1983, at 11:37 AM, Deed Record 101, page 226, Warren County, Indiana, by Martha J. Fox, Recorder, Warren County, Indiana.

9. State of Illinois Medical Record of Death, Ethel Belle Gouty, January 25, 1971, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois. Danville Commercial News newspaper obituary about January 26, 1971.

10. 1900 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, E. Dist 120, p. 43, Sheet 11, family includes Joseph Gouty; Mary D, wife; children: Rose A, Ezra E. Robert William born August 1889, Roy L, Inez, and Ida.

11.
1910 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, lists Joseph Gouty household.

12. 1920 Indiana Federal Census, Mound Township, Warren County, enumerated February 24 - 26, 1920, by James H. Zane.

13. 1930 Indiana Federal Census, Mound Township, Warren County, enumerated April 17, 1930, by Carter H. Beckett. Lawrence Vickery, who farmed the Gouty land after the death of Robert, is listed on the same page.


Social Security Death Index about Inez Gouty
Name: Inez Gouty
SSN: 313-12-3469
Last Residence: 47932  Covington, Fountain, Indiana, United States of America
Born: 17 May 1897
Last Benefit: 47932  Covington, Fountain, Indiana, United States of America
Died: Jul 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951 )