Perry A. Goheen was the son of William Goheen born March 30 1830 and Catherine Hutsell born about 1838. Catherine was his second wife. First William married Mary Petit who was born in 1834. From Mary, William had John N. born 1852, Charles M born 1856, Sarah Alice born 1854 and Nathaniel born 1859. These children were all born in Indiana.
Mary died in August of 1860.
William remarried Catherine Hutsell in 1861.
From Catherine he had Ada A born in 1865 and Perry A born in 1872. They were both born in Lake Twp. Allen County Indiana as well.
William mentioned above was the son of Joshua Goheen born 1796 in Pennsylvania. He married Ann Pee May 3, 1821 in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church Carlisle, Cumberland County Pa.and then went to Lake Twp. Allen County Indiana.
The 1880 census for Lake Twp. Allen County Indiana shows William age 50, Catherine age 42, Nathaniel age 21, Ada Ann age 15 and Perry A. age 8.
Perry married first Clara Sterling who died Dec. 26, 1912 after which he went to California.
I am a Canadian Goheen also descended from the Pennsylvaia Goheens.