115 Maury Co, TN

MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Andrew Gowan was married to Lucy Elliott August 2, 1811, according to “Maury County, Tennessee Marriages, 1807-1850.” He was listed on the tax rolls of Maury County in 1813 and 1814.

“Pvt. Andrew Goins” was enlisted in Capt. Andrew Patterson’s Company of Tennessee militia and died January 30, 1815, perhaps following the Battle of New Orleans.

“Lucy Goins, widow of Andrew Goins” was entitled to a “half-pay pension,” according to “Widows and Orphans of the War of 1812.” If a soldier died in the war or died after the war as a result of his wounds, his widow and orphans were entitled to a pension at one-half of the deceased soldier’s pay. Beneficiaries remained on the pension rolls for five years. The pension ceased if the widow remarried during that period.

The estate of “Andrew Goan” was administered by Nathaniel Sims in 1815, according to Maury County Will Book A1, page 182.

On September 6, 1829, William Stratton, “guardian of the heirs of Andrew Gowen,” made a report of their schooling, ac­cording to “Maury County, Tennessee Cousins.”

Children born to Andrew Gowan and Lucy Elliott Gowan are regarded as:

Isaac Mathis Goins born in 1811
Levi Goins born about 1813

Isaac Mathis Goins, regarded as a son of Andrew Gowan and Lucy Elliott Gowan, was born in Tennessee in 1811. Professionally he became a shoemaker. In 1839 he lived in Maury County. Isaac Mathis Goins was married to Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison July 29, 1841, according to “Maury County, Tennessee Marriages, 1807-1850.” She was born in 1816 in Maury County to Jordan Adkison and Mary Charity Ezell Adkison.

By 1850 they had removed to adjoining Hickman County.

Isaac Mathis Goins was enumerated as the head of Household 712-100 in the 1850 census of Hickman County:

“Goins, Isaac 39, born in Tennessee, shoemaker
Mary 34, born in Tennessee
Jordon 10, born in Tennessee
John 7, born in Tennessee
Ellen 6, born in Tennessee
Lewis 4, born in Tennessee
Isaac 2, born in Tennessee”

Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins joined her siblings to selling their interest in inherited land in Maury County, according to Audie Adkison who submitted the following Maury County deed dated September 29, 1853:

“We, John Adkison, Steven Elliot and Sarah Elliot his wife, W. A. Cauthen and Elizabeth Cauthen, his wife, Issac M. Goins and Mary Goins, his wife, have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey to William Adkison a tract of land on which he now re-sides for and in consideration of seventy nine dollars to them paid, a tract of land in the State of Tennessee, Maury County and District number one containing by estimation seventy nine acres and ninety-nine poles be the same more or less . . . . .

Witnesses: T. R. Allen
James Ezell
Robert Stevens”

Audie Adkison wrote May 29, 2002:

“William Adkison [born in 1812], John Adkison [born in 1814], Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison [born in 1816], and Elizabeth Adkison [born in 1819] are the Tennes-see-born children of Jordan Adkison and Mary Charity Ezell Adkison. This appears to be a case of an older brother buying out the interest of his brothers and sis-ters in inherited land.

If this is the case, then what is Sarah’s claim? I have found no reference to her as a daughter, though she could be a child of a previous marriage of either Char-ity or Jordan. Jordan did have a previous marriage to Martha Robison in Bertie County, North Carolina and possibly at least two children there.

But where did the land come from? I suspect that it came from Charity’s side, though I have no concrete evidence. I don’t know who James Ezell is, but he also earlier sold land to William Adkison. All of that leaves me with questions I have not been able to answer. The connection between Sarah and Charity must be strong, since Charity chose to spend her declining years with Sarah and Steven Elliott [assuming she had a choice.]”

“Isaac M. Goin,” was a justice of the peace in Hickman County in 1853 and 1854, according to “History of Hickman County, Tennessee.”

Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins died before 1870 in Hickman County.

Children born to Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins include:

Jordan Reece Goins born January 29, 1839
John Gilford Goins born September 26, 1842
Ellen Goins born in 1844
Louis G. Goins born in 1846
Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. born November 28, 1848
James Knox Polk Goins born May 3, 1852
Thomas J. Goins born in 1855
Mary P. “Mollie” Goins born in 1856

Jordan Reece Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins, was born in 1839 in Maury County, according to “Tennessee Confederate Widows and Their Families” abstracted by Edna Weifering. He appeared as a 10-year-old in the household of his father in the 1850 census of Hickman County.

Jordan Reece Goins was enlisted in Company H, 24th Tennessee Infantry Regiment which was organized August 6, 1861, according to “History of Hickman County, Tennessee.” “Jourdon R. Goins” was married January 3, 1869 in Hickman County to Thankful Tilitha Jenkins, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Marriages, 1813-1896.” The marriage date was February 29, 1868, according to Michael J. Goins of Detroit, Michigan. The bride was born June 12, 1842, according to Michael J. Goins.

Jordan Reece Goins died April 13, 1904 in Hickman County, and Thankful Tilitha Jenkins Goins filed Tennessee Widows Pension Application No. 4300. She died there May 6, 1917, according to the research of Donald Lyvonn Cribbs.

Children born to them include:

Mary E. Goins born December 27, 1869
Sarah Goins born about 1870
Jordan Anderson Goins born May 23, 1873
Rosa “Rosie” Goins born May 19, 1875
Alice Augusta Goins born April 9, 1877
Jennie Goins born August 7, 1881

Mary E. Goins, daughter of Jordan Reece Goins and Thankful Tilitha Jenkins Goins, was born December 27, 1869 in Hickman County. Mary E. Goins, at age 15, was married December 18, 1885 to James D. Baird, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Marriages, 1813-1896.” She was mentioned in her brother’s obituary in 1924.

Children born to them include:

Beulah Baird born October 6, 1891
Dennis Baird born September 2, 1896

Beulah Baird, daughter of James D. Baird and Mary E. Goins Baird, was born October 6, 1891. She was married about 1918, to B. E. Bains.

Children born to them include:

Evelyn Bains born about 1920
Irene Bains born about 1923

Evelyn Bains, daughter of B. E. Bains and Beulah Baird Bains, was born about 1920. She was married about 1939 to Pat Johnson.

Irene Bains, daughter of B. E. Bains and Beulah Baird Bains, was born about 1923. She was married about 1941, husband’s name Francis.

Dennis Baird, son of James D. Baird and Mary E. Goins Baird, was born September 2, 1896. He was married about 1918, wife’s name Beulah. Children born to Dennis Baird and Beula Baird are unknown.

Sarah Goins, daughter of Jordan Reece Goins and Thankful Tilitha Jenkins Goins, was born about 1870. She was married about 1888, husband believed to be Frizzell. She was not mentioned as a survivor in her brother’s obituary in 1924.

Jordan Anderson Goins, son of Jordan Reece Goins and Thankful Tilitha Jenkins Goins, was born May 23, 1873 in Hickman County. He was married there May 3, 1899 to Sara Ann Overby who was born there May 2, 1876.

“Anderson J. Goins” was recorded as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Hickman County, Enumeration District 41, page 16, Civil District 4:

“Goins, Anderson J. 27, born in May 1873 in TN
Sarah A. 24, born in May 1876 in TN”

He died December 10, 1924 at his home in Hickman County, according to the December 18 edition of the “Hickman County News:”

“Anderson Goins, 51 years of age and a respected citizen of the Fourth District, died at his home on Wednesday night of last week, after several days of illness. Funeral services were in charge of Elder Charles Tidwell of this place, and burial was at Martin’s Cemetery near the late home of the deceased.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Sarah Ann Overbey Goins, five children, Maggie Goins, Nessie Goins, Ellis Goins, John T. Goins and Jordan Alex Goins; and three sisters, Mrs. Mary E. Goins Beard, Mrs. Alice Goins Bradley and Mrs. Jennie Toy.

Mr. Goins was an influential citizen of his community, a devoted husband and father, and a man of strict integrity and high ideals of Christian citizenship.”

Sarah Ann Overby Goins died there February 27, 1947. Children born to Jordan Anderson Goins and Sarah Ann Overby Goins include:

Maggie L. Goins born in 1901
Nissie Goins born about 1902
Jordan Alex Goins born June 13, 1903
Ellis Anderson Goins born June 15, 1905
John T. Goins born in 1909
Elisha Goins born in 1912

Maggie L. Goins, daughter of Jordan Anderson Goins and Sarah Ann Overby Goins, was born in 1901 in Hickman County. She did not marry. She was mentioned in the 1924 obituary of her father.

Nissie Goins, daughter of Jordan Anderson Goins and Sarah Ann Overby Goins, was born in 1903 in Hickman County. She was married about 1922 to Henry Russell. She was mentioned in the 1924 obituary of her father.

Jordan Alex Goins, son of Jordan Anderson Goins and Sarah Ann Overby Goins, was born June 13, 1903 in Hickman County. He was married April 13, 1931 to Mary Russell who was born March 15, 1913. He died February 9, 1980.

Children born to Jordan Alex Goins and Mary Russell Goins include:

Bernice Goins born about 1933
Marge Goins born about 1934
Roy Goins born about 1936
Clifford Goins born in 1938

Clifford Goins, son of Jordan Alex Goins and Mary Russell Goins, was born in 1938. He died in 1952.

Ellis Anderson Goins, son of Jordan Anderson Goins and Sarah Ann Overby Goins, was born June 15, 1905 in Hickman County. He was married about 1928 to Dessie Lee Davidson who was born January 4, 1906.

Children born to Ellis Anderson Goins and Dessie Lee Davidson Goins include:

Betty Lois Goins born November 25, 1929
Hazel Goins born about 1932

Betty Lois Goins, daughter of Ellis Anderson Goins and Dessie Lee Davidson Goins, was born November 25, 1929 in Hickman County. She was married December 23, 1949 to James R. Litton who was born there September 8, 1929.

Children born to James R. Litton and Betty Lois Goins Litton include:

Patricia Litton born February 29, 1952

Patricia Litton, daughter of James R. Litton and Betty Lois Goins Litton, was born February 29, 1952 in Dickson County, Tennessee. She was married February 2, 1974 to James Michael Slaughter.

Children born to them include:

Jennifer Nicole Slaughter born Dec. 25, 1976
Jay Michael Slaughter born June 27, 1986
Leeann Litton Slaughter [twin] born Sept. 15, 1987
Lindsey C. Slaughter [twin] born Sept. 15, 1987

Rosa “Rosie” Goins, daughter of Jordan Reece Goins and Thankful Tilitha Jenkins Goins, was born May 19, 1875 in Hickman County. “Rosie Goins” was married February 5, 1891 to John Frizzell, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Marriages, 1813-1896.” She was not mentioned as a survivor in the 1924 obituary of her brother, Jordan Anderson Goins.

Alice Augusta Goins, daughter of Jordan Reece Goins and Thankful Tilitha Jenkins Goins, was born April 9, 1877 in Hickman County. Alice Goins was married December 27, 1891, at the age of 14, to William Campbell Bradley, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Marriages, 1813-1896.” He was born in 1867 in Tennessee, according to Christie Carter, a descendant. She was mentioned in the 1924 obituary of her brother, Jordan Anderson Goins. William Campbell Bradley died in 1932.

Children born to them include:

Jordan Clint Bradley born June 6, 1909
Earnest Bradley born about 1911
Elton Bradley born about 1913
Edith Bradley born about 1916
Nettie Bradley born about 1920

Jordan Clint Bradley, son of William Campbell Bradley and Alice Augusta Goins, was born June 6, 1909. He was married July 29, 1929 to Tessie May Pevahouse who was born May 13, 1913 to Robert Allen Pevahouse and Mary Elizabeth “Lizzy” Green. They lived in Trenton, Tennessee for their entire lives. Two sons and a daughter were born to them.

Jennie Goins, daughter of Jordan Reece Goins and Thankful Tilitha Jenkins Goins, was born August 7, 1881 in Hickman County. She was married about 1898 to Lee Toy who was born in April 1873 in Pennsylvania. She was mentioned as a survivor in the 1924 obituary of her brother, Jordan Anderson Goins.

Children born to them include:

Curtis Toy born in 1901
Cudlece Toy born in 1903
Stella Toy born in 1905
Nellie Toy born in 1907

John T. Goins, son of Jordan Anderson Goins and Sarah Ann Overby Goins, was born in 1909 in Hickman County. He was married to Leva Haskins about 1922.

Children born to John T. Goins and Leva Haskins Goins include:

Curtis Goins born about 1924
Freed Goins born about 1926
Nelson Goins born about 1929
Dorothy Goins born about 1933

Elisha Goins, son of Jordan Anderson Goins and Sarah Ann Overby Goins, was born in 1912 in Hickman County. He apparently was deceased by 1924 since he was not mentioned in his father’s obituary.

John Gilford Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins, was born in Tennessee September 26, 1842, according to the research of Donald Lyvonn Cribbs. He appeared as a seven-year-old in the household of his father in the 1850 census of Hickman County.

He served in Company E, 48th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, according to Michael J. Goins, a great-grandson. He was married about 1866 to Angeline Toney Parker who was born May 5, 1846, according to Michael J. Goins.

John Gilford Goins and Angeline Toney Parker Goins were residents of Wichita County, Texas in 1915. Angeline Toney Parker Goins died January 20, 1915 in Wichita County.

John Gilford Goins received a warranty deed from R. R. Brooks September 28, 1916 to the southwest quarter of Section 51, Block 15, Wilbarger County, for $6,400, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 62, page 621. John Gilford Goins died there February 21, 1922, according to BVS File 6363. At the time of his death he owned 100 acres of land in Block 29, Red River Valley Lands in Wichita County, valued at $17,500 and the southwest quarter of Section 51, Block 15 in Wilbarger County, Texas, valued at $5,500. Personal property, notes and bonds added an addi­tional $20,000 to the estate.

Children born to John Gilford Goins and Angeline Toney Parker Goins include:

Theodora J. “Dorie” Goins born in 1869
Isaac Chambers Goins born about 1871
J. Clagett Goins born about 1872
George Goins born about 1874
Susan Ann “Susie” Goins born about 1877
Jordan L. Goins born about 1883

Theodora J. “Dorie” Goins, son of John Gilford Goins and Angeline Toney Parker Goins, was born in 1869 in Hickman County. “Dorie Goins” was married May 16, 1886 to Susan Tyler, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Marriages, 1813-1896.” Later he was remarried, wife’s name Maggie. She was illiterate.

In 1923, Theodora J. “Dorie” Goins and Maggie Goins lived at Big Cabin, Craig County, Oklahoma. On January 16, he sold his interest in the Wilbarger County portion of his father’s estate to his brother, George Goins for $1,200, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 91, page 96.

Theodora J. “Dorie” Goins died in 1957 in Texas, according to the research of Donald Lyvonn Cribbs.

Children born to Theodora J. “Dorie” Goins, Susan Tyler Goins and Maggie Goins include:

Myrell Goins born about 1890

Isaac Chambers “Chame” Goins, son of John Gilford Goins and Angeline Goins, was born about 1871, probably in Hickman County, Tennessee. He was married about 1893 to Betty Ray and removed to Wichita County, Texas. Betty Ray Goins died about a year later. Isaac Chambers Goins received an early land grant of 80 acres in Wichita County from the state of Texas, according to State Land Commissioner Records. He apparently returned to Tennessee after the death of Betty Ray Goins. He was remarried to Anne Belle Jenkins August 6, 1911 in Hickman County. She was born there March 21, 1887. Anna Belle Jenkins Goins died May 22, 1921 in Hickman County and was buried in Jenkins Cemetery, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Cemetery Records.”

Buried alongside was his infant son, unnamed, who was “born and died September 12, 1925.” “Chame Goins”, believed to be I. C. Goins, “born 1870, died 1958” was also buried in the family plot. Alongside was Lucy Goins, “born 1895, died 1954,” believed to be his second wife.

On February 24, 1923, he, a widower, sold his inheritance in his father’s Wilbarger County farm to his brother, George Goins, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 91, page 511.

Isaac Chambers Goins was remarried to Lucy F. Jenkins, regarded as a sister to Anna Belle Jenkins, a few weeks after her death. She was born in 1895. On October 9, 1937, while still a resident of Lyles, Tennessee, Hickman County, he gave a full release on the Wilbarger County farm, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book, page 587.

Lucy F. Jenkins Goins died in 1954, and Isaac Chambers Goins died in 1958 in Hickman County. She was buried alongside her sister. He and an unnamed son, “born and died September 12, 1925” was also buried in the family plot.

Children born to Isaac Chambers Goins and Betty Ray Goins are unknown.

Children born to Isaac Chambers Goins and Anna Belle Jenkins Goins include:

Gertie May Goins born June 19, 1913
James Howard Goins born October 9, 1915
Mary Alma Goins born May 9, 1917
Lester B. Goins born August 15, 1919
[infant] born in May 1921

Children born to Isaac Chambers Goins and Lucy F. Jenkins Goins include:

Hautie Sue Goins born about 1924
[son] born September 12, 1925
John Allen “Lewis” Goins born in 1926
Elizabeth Jane Goins born in 1932

Gertie May Goins, daughter of Isaac Chambers Goins and Anna Belle Jenkins Goins, was born June 19, 1913. She was married September 17, 1932 to Valley Stevens who was born March 3, 1909. She died March 5, 1964, and he died February 2, 1971.

Children born to Valley Stevens and Gertie May Goins Stevens include:

Billy Ray Stevens born October 22, 1934
Norma Joyce Stevens born June 1, 1936
Roy Lynn Stevens born May 2, 1940
Arthur Wayne Stevens born June 22, 1942
Jerry Clifford Stevens born September 2, 1945

Norma Joyce Stevens, daughter of Valley Stevens and Gertie May Stephens, was born June 1, 1936. She was married about 1955 to Austin Chambers. She died May 1, 1990.

James Howard Goins, son of Isaac Chambers Goins and Anna Belle Jenkins Goins, was born October 9, 1915. He was married in March 1946 in Inkster, Michigan to Helen Petro who was born in Ohio August 6, 1912. He died June 8, 1985 in Detroit, Michigan.

Children born to James Howard Goins and Helen Petro Goins include:

Michael James Goins born December 24, 1950

Michael James Goins, son of James Howard Goins and Helen Petro Goins, was born December 24, 1950. He was married June 5, 1971 to Judith Mamie Henderson who was born July 21, 1951. Children born to Michael James Goins and Judith Mamie Henderson Goins are unknown.

Mary Alma Goins, daughter of Isaac Chambers Goins and Anna Belle Jenkins Goins, was born May 9, 1917 in Hickman County. She was married about 1937 to Delmar “Jack” Worley. He died before May 1996.

Children born to them include:

James Orville Worley born October 9, 1938
William Spence Worley born April 11, 1940
Bobby Lee Worley born November 24, 1941
Larry B. Worley born August 25, 1943
Kenneth Darrell Worley born December 14, 1945
Sherry Dale Worley born May 7, 1953

Lester B. Goins, son of Isaac Chambers Goins and Anna Belle Jenkins Goins, was born August 15, 1919. He was married about 1941 to Belva Cochran.

Children born to Lester B. Goins and Belva Cochran Goins include:

Barbara Ann Goins born July 26, 1943

An infant was born to Isaac Chambers Goins and Anna Belle Jenkins Goins in May 1921 and died in infancy.

Hautie Sue Goins, daughter of Isaac Chambers Goins and Lucy F. Jenkins Goins, was born about 1924. She was married about 1942 to Bobby Bryant. Later she was remarried to Monroe Russell.

An infant son was born to Isaac Chambers Goins and Lucy F. Jenkins Goins September 12, 1925 and died the same day.

John Allen “Lewis” Goins, son of Isaac Chambers Goins and Lucy F. Jenkins Goins, was born in 1926 in Hickman County. He died February 7, 1997 in Goodletsville, Tennessee.

Elizabeth Jane Goins, daughter of Isaac Chambers Goins and Lucy F. Jenkins Goins, was born in 1932. She was married about 1953 to Harvel Moss. He died in 1986.

Children born to them include:

Harvel Moss, Jr. born about 1954
Pamela Alise Moss born about 1955
Iris Kay Moss born about 1957
Jerry Randall Moss born about 1959
Terry Wayne Moss born about 1962
Brenda Joy Moss born about 1964
Teena Darlene Moss born about 1967
David Mark Moss born about 1970
Dorcas Jane Moss born about 1972
Larry Ray Moss born about 1975
Timothy Earl Moss born about 1978
Angela Denise Moss born about 1981

J. Claggett Goins, son of John Gilford Goins and Angeline Goins, was born about 1871, probably in Tennessee. He was married about 1898, wife’s name Ida May.

In 1922 J. Claggett Goins and Ida May Goins lived at Burkburnett, Texas. They sold their inheritance in the Wilbarger County farm of John Gilford Goins to his brother, George Goins Septem­ber 11, 1922 for $2,400, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 91, page 98. “J. C. Goins” died in nearby Montague County September 14, 1932, according to BVS File 39598.

George Goins, son of John Gilford Goins and Angeline Goins, was born August 12, 1874 in Hickman County. He was married to Maggie King about 1899. Maggie King Goins was born at Keller, Texas in 1881. In 1901 George Goins was a farmer located at Iowa Park, Texas.

George Goins and Maggie King Goins, “formerly Maggie King Goins of Archer City, Texas” gave a correction deed to R. G. Cate to 171 acres of land in Tarrant County, Texas “located 11 miles northwest of Ft. Worth, Texas” May 12, 1902, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 165, page 83. Consideration was $193.

It is believed that George Goins and Maggie King Goins were divorced about 1902, and it is thought that George Goins was remarried about 1904. “Maggie Goins,” believed to Maggie King Goins, died August 20, 1938 in Wichita County, Texas, according to BVS File 39696.

A son was born to “George Goins and Susie Goins” February 9, 1905, according to Wichita County Birth Book 1, page 24. At that time they lived eight miles south of Iowa Park, Texas. Of Susie Goins nothing more is known. George Goins was remarried April 17, 1919 to Miss Bertha M. Crisp, according to Wilbarger County Texas Marriage Book 6, page 1. She was born in 1899.

Following the death of his father, George Goins began to pur­chase the interest of the other heirs of a farm in Wilbarger County. By 1923 he had completed the five purchases. Ap­parently he continued to own the farm through out his life­time. George Goins continued to live in Wilbarger County in 1942.

George Goins and Bertha M. Crisp Goins were residents of Fargo, Texas in Wilbarger County in 1949. George Goins died October 11, 1949, at the age of 75, according to Wilbarger County Death Book 3, page 218. Death of the retired farmer was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage. He was buried in Eastview Cemetery, Vernon, Texas.

Bertha M. Crisp Goins was named administrator of the estate which included the 160-acre farm which was valued at $11,032.88, according to Wilbarger County Probate Book 17, page 448. She received a warranty deed to a lot in Vernon, April 13, 1956, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 204, page 1.

Bertha M. Crisp Goins gave a warranty deed to her farm to Cecil Clay Goins, believed to be her step-son and his wife, Lillian Lucille Mason Goins, for $32,000, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 287, page 704. Bertha M. Crisp died in 1977 in Wilbarger County.

It is believed that children born to George Goins and Maggie King Goins include:

Claude Miller Goins born July 30, 1901
Cecil Clay Goins born about 1903
[son] born February 9, 1905

Claude Miller Goins, son of George Goins and Maggie King Goins was born, July 30, 1901 in Wichita County, according to Wichita County Birth Certificate 3625.

He was married June 27, 1925 to Miss Estella Parker, ac­cording to Wilbarger County Marriage Book 8, page 292. Estella Parker was born in Dallas County, Texas in 1907, the daughter of Moses E. Parker and Sarah E. Parker. Moses E. Parker moved to Fargo in 1910, died there in 1920 of cancer and was buried in Fargo Cemetery. He was a farmer and owned 240 acres of land located 12 miles north of Vernon, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 118, page 514.

Claude Miller Goins and Estella Parker Goins were residents of Wilbarger County in 1931, in 1933 and in 1960. He was a farmer.

Children born to Claude Miller Goins and Estella Parker Goins include:

Jeanette Goins born December 21, 1931
J. Delbert Goins born December 3, 1933

Jeanette Goins, daughter of Claude Miller Goins and Estella Parker Goins, was born December 21, 1931, according to Wilbarger County Birth Book 5, page 381. “Jeanette Alma Goins” was married to Edward Newton Goins April 5, 1953, according to Carson County, Texas Marriage Book 6, page 132.

J. Delbert Goins, son of Claude Miller Goins and Estella Parker Goins was born December 3, 1933, according to Wilbarger County Probate Birth Book 9, page 261.

Cecil Clay Goins, son of George Goins and Maggie King Goins, was born in 1903, at Holliday, Texas in Wichita County. Cecil Clay Goins appeared in the 1922 city directory of Wichita Falls, living at 2011 Elizabeth.

He was married to Miss Lillian Lucille Mason, who was born in 1910 at Fargo, February 11, 1927, according to Wilbarger County Marriage Book 9, page 224.

Cecil Clay Goins and Lillian Lucille Mason Goins, received a warranty deed from C. O. Olive April 24, 1933 to ¼ acre in the Southeast quarter of Section 37, Block 15 for $27.50, ac­cording to Wilbarger County, Texas Deed Book 128, page 119. On December 21, 1933 they received a warranty deed to one acre adjoining from L. F. Suttle for $200, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 129, page 563. Cecil Clay Goins received a quit claim deed from Stockgrowers Bank, a bankrupt company of Purdin, Missouri July 11, 1939 for 100 acres for $1,637.35, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 145, page 633.

Cecil Clay Goins and Lillian Lucille Mason Goins gave a warranty Deed to Rubie Lee Crisp October 9, 1939 to one acre of land for $300, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 146, page 160.

Cecil Clay Goins lived at Route 1, Vernon in 1943-1944. He was the father of “Bill W. Goins,” a freshman engineering student at Texas Technological College, Lubbock, Texas at that time.

Cecil Clay Goins purchased land from Eva L. Richardson October 3, 1944 for $13,200, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 158, page 411. They sold land to Frank King October 1, 1945, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 189, page 93.

Cecil Clay Goins was one of the trustees of the Church of Christ at Fargo September 26, 1954, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 193, page 608.

Cecil Clay Goins and Lillian Lucille Mason Goins received one acre of land from Ada Hutson March 11, 1967, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 252, page 59.

Children born to Cecil Clay Goins and Lillian Lucille Goins include:

Billy Ray Goins born January 15, 1937
George Allen Goins born June 21, 1939
Cecil Don Goins born November 11, 1948

Billy Ray Goins, son of Cecil Clay Goins and Lillian Lucille Mason Goins, was born January 15, 1937, according to Wilbarger County Birth Book 5, page 561. He was married about 1958 to Charlie Sue Sanders, who was born in 1937 in Corsicana, Texas. They were residents of Vernon in 1960 where he was employed as a bookkeeper.

They received a warranty deed to lots in Mason Subdivision, Vernon from Sands Development Corporation for $11,300, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 226, page 409. They sold the property to Weldon Brite April 1, 1965, ac­cording to Wilbarger County Deed Book 236, page 527. “Billy Ray Goins” received a deed to land in Montgomery County, Texas in 1969, according to Montgomery County Deed Book 689, page 427.

Apparently Billy Ray Goins and Charlie Sue Sanders Goins were divorced about 1971. Billy Ray Goins was married to Carolyn Ellen Carey December 22, 1973, according to Wilbarger County Marriage Book 27, page 57.

Billy Ray Goins and Carolyn Ellen Carey Goins received a warranty deed from Ivan Dorman July 29, 1974 to one acre of land for $1,110, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 299, page 540.

Children born to Billy Ray Goins and Charlie Sue Sanders Goins include:

Barry Paul Goins born August 8, 1960

Barry Paul Goins, son of Billy Ray Goins and Charlie Sue Sanders Goins, was born August 8, 1960, according to Wilbarger County Birth Certificate No. 9973. Billy Ray Goins and his brother, Cecil Don Goins, received a warranty deed from their parents to 400 acres of land for $114,250, ac­cording to Wilbarger County Deed Book 307, page 485.

George Allen Goins, son of Cecil Clay Goins and Lillian Lu­cille Mason Goins, was born June 21, 1939, according to City of Vernon Birth Book 9, page 350. George Allen Goins was married June 22, 1957 to Patricia Jane Shores, according to Wilbarger County Marriage Book 20, page 321. Of George Allen Goins and Patricia Jane Shores Goins nothing more is known.

Cecil Don Goins, son of Cecil Clay Goins and Lillian Lucille Mason Goins, was born November 11, 1948, according to Wilbarger County Birth Certificate No. 3701. He was still a single man when he joined his brother, Billy Ray Goins, in purchasing 400 acres of land from his parents, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 307, page 485.

Susan Ann “Susie” Goins, daughter of John Gilford Goins and Angeline Goins, was born about 1877, probably in Tennessee. She was married October 12, 1905 to Andrew H. Seidlitz, according to Wichita County Marriage Book 2, page 257. In 1922, Andrew H. Seidlitz and Susan Ann “Susie” Goins Seidlitz lived in Wilbarger County. They sold their interest in the farm in Wilbarger County, inherited from her father to her brother, George Goins, January 16, 1923, ac­cording to Wilbarger County Deed Book 91, page 97.

Children born to them include:

Essie Lou Seidlitz born in 1906
Bessie Bee Seidlitz born in 1908
Willis Dollie Seidlitz born in 1910
Gladys Opal Seidlitz born in 1912
Hollice Faye Seidlitz born in 1914
Geneva Seidlitz born in 1916
Mildred Lois Seidlitz born in 1918
Thelda Marie Seidlitz born in 1920
Evelyn Jo Seidlitz born in 1922

Jordan P. Goins, son of of Isaac Chambers Goins and Lucy F. Jenkins Goins, was born about 1883. He was married about 1906 to Ida Brown. He died in 1952. Children born to Jordan P. Goins and Ida Brown Goins are unknown.

Jordan L. Goins, son of John Gilford Goins and Angeline Goins, was born about 1870, probably in Tennessee. He was married January 31, 1907, to Ida Brown, according to Wichita County Marriage Book 3, page 57. He was remarried to Jonnie M. Crowell January 21, 1916, according to Wichita County Marriage Book 5, page 216. Of Ida Brown Goins nothing more is known.

In 1923 Jordan L. Goins and Jonnie M. Crowell Goins lived at Burkburnett, Texas. On September 11, 1922 Jordan L. Goins sold his portion of the Wilbarger inheritance to his brother George Goins for $1,200, according to Wilbarger County Deed Book 91, page 98.

Ellen Goins, daughter of Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins was born in 1844 in Tennessee. She appeared in the 1850 census of Hickman County as a six-year-old living in the household of her father.

Louis G. Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins was born in Tennessee in 1846, according to the 1850 census of Hickman County. He was married February 17, 1866 to Elizabeth Elliott. The bride’s name was shown as Elizabeth Garton in the research of Donald Lyvonn Cribbs.

Children born to Louis G. Goins and Elizabeth Elliott Goins include:

Mary Goins born in 1867
William Martin Goins born April 4, 1870
Bell Goins born in 1874
Isaac Goins born in 1875

Mary Goins, daughter of Louis G. Goins and Elizabeth Elliott Goins, was born in 1867 in Hickman County.

William Martin Goins, son of Louis G. Goins and Elizabeth Elliott Goins, was born April 4, 1870 in Hickman County. He was married about 1890 to Mary B “Mollie” Chitwood. She was born December 9, 1871 to William A. Chitwood and Rebecca Caroline Layton Chitwood , according to Michelle Sessions McGregor

In 1895 William Martin Goins and Mary B. “Mollie” Chitwood Goins lived at Iowa Park, Texas. Mary B. “Mollie” Chitwood Goins died prior to 1956. William Martin Goins, a widower, died June 19, 1956 of myocardial infarction, according to Wichita County, Texas Death Certificate No. 14011. He was buried in Burkburnett Cemetery, Burkburnett, Texas, according to Wendell Ray Goins, informant.

Children born to William Martin Goins and Mary B. “Mollie” Chitwood Goins include:

William Estel Goins born May 19, 1895

William Estel Goins, son of William Martin Goins and Mary B. “Mollie” Chitwood Goins, was born May 18, 1895 at Iowa Park. He served in World War I. He was married November 15, 1919 to Ruby Jewel Hennis, according to Wichita County Marriage Book 7, page 307.

William Estel Goins and Ruby Jewel Goins lived in Burk­burnett for the next 50 years. They were listed in the city di­rectory of Wichita Falls from 1943 to 1957 as residents of Burkburnett. He was employed by the post office in Wichita Falls during that period. In 1968 they lived at 218 West 4th Street, Burkburnett. William Estel Goins died April 3, 1968 of “lung trouble”, according to Wichita County, Death Certificate No. 16427. He was buried in Burkburnett Cemetery.

Bell Goins, daughter of Louis G. Goins and Elizabeth Elliott Goins, was born in 1874 in Hickman County.

Isaac Goins, son of Louis G. Goins and Elizabeth Elliott Goins, was born in Hickman County in 1875.

Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr, son of Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins, was born in Tennessee November 28, 1848. He appeared in the household of his father in the 1850 census of Hickman County as a two-year-old. “I. M. Gowins” was married there December 20, 1875 to Sarah Evelyn Martin who was born there July 20, 1855, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Marriages, 1813-1896.”

She was the daughter of Jackson S. R. “Jack” Martin and Fatima “Timy” Vaughn Martin, according to Donald Lyvonn Cribbs. He operated a store in Hickman County.

He died July 14, 1930 in Hickman County, and she died there January 31, 1942.

Children born to Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins include:

Sarah “Sally” Goins born in 1877
Jordan A. Goins born September 29, 1878
William C. Goins born in 1882
Talitha E. Goins born in 1883
Daniel Fletcher Goins born January 18, 1886
Lucy Maye Goins born July 13, 1888
Silas Lee Goins born in October 1889
James I. Johnson Goins born in October 1898

Sarah “Sally” Goins, daughter of Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins, was born in 1877. She was married about 1894 to Allen McCord.

Jordan A. Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins, was born September 29, 1878 in Hickman County. He was married in 1900 to Susie A. Litton who was born June 18, 1881. He died February 17, 1947, and she died July 20, 1953.

Children born to Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins include:

John William Isaac “Ike” Goins born in 1902
Elizabeth L. “Lizzie” Goins born in 1905
Sarah L. Goins born in 1906
Daniel A. Goins born in 1908
Ellen F. Goins born in 1911
Ruby E. Goins born in 1914
Frank Goins born October 15, 1915
Elson Goins born in 1917

John William Isaac “Ike” Goins, son of Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins, was born in 1902.

Elizabeth L. “Lizzie” Goings, daughter of Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins, was born in 1905.

Sarah L. Goins, daughter of Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins, was born in 1906. She was married about 1924, husband’s name Jenkins.

Children born to them include:

Vera Jenkins born about 1926
Janie Jenkins born about 1928
Susie Jenkins born about 1930
John Jenkins born about 1933
Dorris Jenkins born about 1936

Daniel A. Goins, son of Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins, was born in 1908.

Ellen F. Goins, daughter of Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins, was born in 1911.

Ruby E. Goins, daughter of Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins, was born in 1914.

Frank Goins, son of Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins, was born in Hickman County October 15, 1915. He died there September 6, 1916.

Elson Goins, son of Jordan A. Goins and Susie A. Litton Goins, was born in 1917.

William C. Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins, was born September 29, 1878 in Hickman County. He was married there about 1904 to Mary Emma Lee Beasley. She was born in 1887 to Cicero Beasley and Elizabeth Clark Beasley. He died about 1959 in Florida, and she died there in 1970.

Children born to William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins include:

William Alton Goins born in 1905
Leonard A. Goins born in 1906
Evelyn E. Goins born in 1909
James M. Goins born in 1912
Hershel Lee Goins born in 1915
Silus Johnson Goins born in 1917
Mamie Allison Goins born in 1919
Frank Ivan Goins born in 1923
Arnold Lavern Goins born in 1932

William Alton Goins, son of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1905 in Hickman County. He was married about 1928 to Myrtle E. Griffin. No children were born to William Alton Goins and Myrtle E. Griffin Goins.

Leonard A. Goins, son of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1906. He died in 1908.

Evelyn E. Goins, daughter of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1909 in Hickman County. She was married about 1928 to Raymond H. Cribbs who was born November 21, 1902. He died March 25, 1975.

Children born to them include:

Donald Lyvonn Cribbs born in 1931
Marye Carolyn Cribbs born in 1945

Donald Lyvonn Cribbs, son of Raymond H. Cribbs and Evely E. Goins Cribbs, was born in 1931. He was married about 1955 to Carolyn Cooper Shreeve who was born in 1936. In 1997 they lived in New Market, Alabama where he, a Foundation member, was active in the research of his branch of the family.

Children born to Donald Lyvonn Cribbs and Carolyn Cooper Shreeve Cribbs include:

Mary Catherine Cribbs born in 1957
Donald Lyvonn Cribbs, Jr. born in 1959
John Calvin Cribbs born in 1961
Carol Elizabeth Cribbs born in 1962

Mary Catherine Cribbs, daughter of Donald Lyvonn Cribbs and Carolyn Cooper Shreeve Cribbs, was born in 1957. She was married about 1977 to Michael O. Mann who was born in 1957 in Benton County, Mississippi.

Children born to Michael O. Mann and Mary Catherine Cribbs Mann include:

Christae Michelle Mann born in 1979
Catherine A. Mann born in 1982

Donald Lyvonn Cribbs, Jr, son of Donald Lyvonn Cribbs and Carolyn Cooper Shreeve Cribbs, was born in 1959. He was married about 1992 to Kathryn E. Garrison who was born in 1963.

Children born to Donald Lyvonn Cribbs, Jr. and Kathryn E. Garrison Cribbs include:

Raymond Wesley Cribbs born in 1994

John Calvin Cribbs, son of Donald Lyvonn Cribbs and Carolyn Cooper Shreeve Cribbs, was born in 1961.

Carol Elizabeth Cribbs, daughter of of Donald Lyvonn Cribbs and Carolyn Cooper Shreeve Cribbs, was born in 1962. She was married about 1986 to Larry Keith McKinnon.

Children born to them include:

Brianna C. McKinnon [twin] born in 1988
Brian C. McKinnon [twin] born in 1988

Marye Carolyn Cribbs, daughter of Raymond H. Cribbs and Evelyn E. Goins Cribbs, was born in 1945. She was married about 1967 to Robert R. Deadman who was born in 1944.

Children born to Robert R. Deadman and Marye Carolyn Cribbs include:

Scott R. Deadman born in 1969
Ryan Robert Deadman born in 1972

James M. Goins, son of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1912 in Hickman County. He was married about 1935, wife’s name Ruby. He was remarried about 1939 to Mary Helen McBride who was born in 1921.

Children born to James M. Goins and Ruby Goins are unknown. Children born to James M. Goins and Mary Helen McBride Goins include:

William Gerald Goins [twin] born in January 1941
Peggy Joyce Goins [twin] born in January 1941
Richard Lee Goins born in 1945

William Gerald Goins, twin son of James M. Goins and Mary Helen McBride Goins, was born in 1941.

Peggy Joyce Goins, twin daughter of James M. Goins and Mary Helen McBride Goins, was born in 1941. She was married about 1961 to Bedford Leland Dabney who was born in 1942. She was remarried about 1974 to Elmo Wayne Matthews who was born in 1941.

Children born to Bedford Leland Dabney and Peggy Joyce Goins Dabney include:

David Leland Dabney born in 1963
Gregory Scott Dabney born in 1965
Deborah M. Dabney born in 1967

Children born to Elmo Wayne Matthews and Peggy Joyce Goins Dabney Matthews include:

Elmer W. Matthews born in 1976

Richard Lee Goins, son of James M. Goins and Mary Helen McBride Goins, was born in 1945.

Hershel Lee Goins, son of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1915 in Hickman County. He was married about 1940 to Helen Louise McMahan who was born in 1919.

Children born to Hershel Lee Goins and Helen Louise McMahan Goins include:

Sandra Lee Goins born in 1942

Sandra Lee Goins, daughter of Hershel Lee Goins and Helen Louise McMahan Goins, was born in 1942. She was married about 1967 to James Arthur MacLean who was born in 1945.

Children born to them include:

James Arthur MacLean II born in 1969

Silus Johnson Goins, son of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1917 in Hickman County. He was married about 1942 to Ruby Cude. She died about 1994.

Children born to Silus Johnson Goins and Ruby Cude Goins include:

Douglas Goins born about 1944

Douglas Goins, son of Silus Johnson Goins and Ruby Cude Goins, was born about 1944. He died about 1991.

Mamie Allison Goins, daughter of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1919 in Hickman County. She was married about 1946 to Farrell Ward Bassett who was born in 1942.

Children born to them include:

Malcolm Lynn Bassett born in 1950
Melany Sherril Bassett born in 1952
Stephen Farrell Bassett born in 1954
Carroll Craig Bassett born in 1956

Malcoln Lynn Bassett, son of Farrell Ward Bassett and Mamie Allison Goins Bassett, was born in 1950. He was married about 1974 to Mona Diane Golding who was born in 1956.

Children born to them include:

Malcolm Lynn Bassett, Jr. born in 1976
Daphne Allison Bassett born in 1979
Peter Bradley Bassett born in 1987

Melany Sherril Bassett, daughter of of Farrell Ward Bassett and Mamie Allison Goins Bassett, was born in 1952. She was married about 1978 to Mark Nesmith.

Children born to them include:

Jason Nesmith born in 1980
Carrie Nesmith born in 1983

Stephen Farrell Basset, son of Farrell Ward Bassett and Mamie Allison Goins Bassett, was born in 1954. He was married about 1981 to Susan Clark.

Children born to them include:

Heath Clark Bassett born in 1984
Kelly Michelle Bassett born in 1986
Holly Brooke Bassett born in 1989

Carlton Craig Bassett, son of Farrell Ward Bassett and Mamie Allison Goins Bassett, was born in 1956. He was married about 1980 to Elizabeth Ann Simmons who was born in 1960.

Children born to them include:

Jessica Eilene Bassett born in 1982
Craig Dean Bassett born in 1984
Brandon Michael Bassett born in 1990

Frank Ivan Goins, son of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1923. He was married about 1946 to Willie V. Ragan who was born in 1920. No children were born to Frank Ivan Goins and Willie V. Ragan Goins.

Arnold Lavern Goins, son of William C. Goins and Mary Emma Lee Beasley Goins, was born in 1932 in Hickman County. He was married about 1953 to Mary E. Williams who was born in 1934.

Children born to them include:

Arnold David Goins born in 1955
Sherry Elizabeth Goins born in 1956
William Mark Goins born in 1958
Lalani Ann Goins born in 1960
Timothy Lee Goins born in 1962

Arnold David Goins, son of Arnold Lavern Goins and Mary E. Williams Goins, was born in 1955. He was married to Marina Frances Jaramillo about 1974. He died in 1980.

Children born to Arnold David Goins and Marina Frances Jaramillo Goins include:

Angelic Desarae Goins born in 1975

Sherry Elizabeth Goins, daughter of Arnold Lavern Goins and Mary E. Williams Goins, was born in 1956. She was married about 1978 to Jerry Henry Revels III. She was remarried about 1985 to Jose Severo Cifuentes.

Children born to Jerry Henry Revels III and Sherry Elizabeth Goins Revels include:

Mary Elizabeth Revels born in 1980
Jerry Henry Revels IV born in 1982

Children born to Jose Severo Cifuentes and Sherry Elizabeth Goins Revels Cifuentes include:

Krista Ann Cifuentes born in 1987
Jose Serero Cifuentes III born in 1988

William Mark Goins, son of Arnold Lavern Goins and Mary E. Williams Goins, was born in 1958.

Lalani Ann Goins, daughter of Arnold Lavern Goins and Mary E. Williams Goins, was born in 1960. She was married about 1980 to Wallace Dean Cains.

Timothy Lee Goins, son of Arnold Lavern Goins and Mary E. Williams Goins, was born in 1962. He was married about 1989 to Connie Revels who was married in 1958.

Children born to Timothy Lee Goins and Connie Revels Goins include:

Calvin Lee Goins born in 1981

Talitha E. Goins, daughter of Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins, was born in August 1883 at Bon Aqua, Tennessee in Hickman County. She was married there April 27, 1902 to Allen Tolbert Overby who was born there September 29, 1877. He died in Hickman County in 1944, and she died there in 1964.

Children born to them include:

John Wilson Overby born June 17, 1903
Jerome Frank Overby born July 16, 1904
Charlie Marvin Overby born September 26, 1905
[son] born June 3, 1907
Ellis G. Overby born August 8, 1911
Mary Frances Overby born September 6, 1913
May Goins born about 1917

Jerome Frank Overby, son of Allen Tolbert Overby and Talith E. Goins Overby, was born July 16, 1904 in Hickman County. He was married about 1930, wife’s name Ruby Jennette

Children born to Jerome Frank Overby and Ruby Jennette Overby include:

Mary Jane Overby born about 1932
Gary Wayne Overby born in 1944

Charlie Marvin Overby, son of Allen Tolbert Overby and Talith E. Goins Overby, was born September 26, 1905 in Hickman County. He was married about 1935 to Zelna Mae Bates. Children born to them are unknown.

A son was born to Allen Tolbert Overby and Talith E. Goins Overby June 3, 1907 and died in the same year.

Ellis G. Overby, son of Allen Tolbert Overby and Talitha E. Goins Overby, was born August 8, 1911. He died there September 5, 1912.

Mary Frances Overby, daughter of Allen Tolbert Overby and Talitha E. Goins Overby, was born September 6, 1913 in Hickman County. She died there October 16, 1914.

Daniel Fletcher “Fletch” Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins, was born January 18, 1886 in Hickman County.

Gayle Coberly, a descendant of “Fletcher Goins” wrote August 5, 1998 that he was her great-grandfather. She wrote, “My great-grandmother, Rose Luella Burford, divorced him and moved to Arkansas in 1900 with her family. In 1905 she remarried. They had a daughter named Leona Essie Goins and a son named Jesse Goins.”

Daniel Fletcher “Fletch” Goins was [re?]married about 1909 to Nancy S. Martin, daughter of John J. Martin and Lizzie Martin. She was born in Hickman County August 13, 1888 and died there January 7, 1937. He died there September 10, 1946. They were buried in Martin Cemetery in Hickman County with no marker and no dates, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Cemetery Records,” by Catherine Griffin Lynn. A son “Fletch” Goins [no marker] was buried beside his parents. Daniel Fletcher “Fletch” Goins and his wife Nancy Martin Goins.

Children born to Daniel Fletcher “Fletch”. Goins and Nancy S. Martin Goins include:

Annie Goins born December 1, 1910
John Henry Goins born about 1911
Alvie Goins born July 10, 1913
Ola Goins born October 4, 1916
Oma Goins born May 11, 1920
Hattie Goins born October 25, 1923
“Fletch” Goins born about 1926

Lucy Mae Goins, daughter of Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins, was born July 13, 1888 in Hickman County. She was married to John D. Overby about 1904. He was born there September 1, 1885 and died there September 1, 1957. She died there October 10, 1971. Children born to them are unknown.

Silas Lee Goins, son Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins, was born in October 1889 in Hickman County He was married about 1912, wife’s name Rosetta. She died about 1917, and he was soon remarried in Hickman County to Ludie B. Jenkins who was born there June 4, 1902. Silas Lee Goins died there in October 1945, and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins died there October 13, 1959.

Children born to Silas Lee Goins and Rosetta Goins include:

[son] born about 1914
May Goins born about 1916

Children born to Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins include:

Delois Goins born in 1918
William Talbert Goins born August 5, 1920
Edith Christine Goins born in 1923
Vera Goins born in 1925
Floyd Wilson Goins born in July 1927
Lesley Goins born in 1930
Wilma Goins born in 1933
Imogene Goins born in 1935
Charles Silas Goins born in 1943

A son was born to Silas Lee Goins and Rosetta Goins about 1914 and died in infancy.

May Goins, daughter of Silas Lee Goins and Rosetta Goins, was born about 1916. After the death of her mother, she was reared by Allen Tolbert Overby and Talitha E. Goins Overby. She was married to Woodrow Burns about 1933.

Delois Goins, daughter of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born in 1918. She died October 1, 1928.

William Talbert Goins, son of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born August 4, 1920

Edith Christine Goins, daughter of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born in 1923. She was married about 1940, husband’s name Creasy.

Vera Goins, daughter of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born about 1925. She was married about 1946, husband’s name Law.

Floyd Wilson Goins, son of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born in July 1927. He died in U.S. Naval service in 1954.

Lesley Goins, son of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born in 1930.

Wilma Goins, daughter of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born in 1933. She was married about 1951 to Ray Booker.

Imogene Goins, daughter of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born in 1935. She was married to John Harrington about 1953.

Charles Silas Goins, son of Silas Lee Goins and Ludie B. Jenkins Goins, was born in 1943.

James I. Johnson Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins, Jr. and Sarah Evelyn Martin Goins, was born in October 1898 in Hickman County. He died there in 1950.

James Knox Polk Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins, was born May 3, 1852 in Hickman County. He was married there September 6, 1876 to Rosanna V. Tyler who was born there in 1858. She is regarded as a sister of Susan Tyler. After her death, he was remarried in 1901 to Emily Mary Oakley [or Cotham], according to Michael J. Goins. Emily Mary Oakley Goins was born July 20, 1852. He died in Hickman County February 8, 1925, and Emily Mary Oakley Goins died there November 26, 1935.

No children were born to James Knox Polk Goins and Emily M. Ggins. Children born to James Knox Polk Goins and Rosanna V. Tyler Goins include:

Etta Mae Goins born February 21, 1879
James Oliver Goins born July 13, 1882

Etta Mae Goins, daughter of James Knox Polk Goins and Rosanna V. Tyler Goins, was born February 21, 1879. She was married July 28, 897 to Johnson S. Richards who was born September 30, 1876. She died December 5, 1905, and he died January 17, 1955.

Children born to them include:

James Arch Richards born July 27, 1898
Lydia Frances Richards born September 16, 1900
Robert L. Richards born November 8, 1902
[infant] born in 1905, died in 1905

James Oliver Goins, son of James Knox Polk Goins and Rosanna V. Tyler Goins, was born July 13, 1882 in Hickman County. He died there September 21, 1972 at age 90.

Thomas J. Goins, son of Isaac Mathis Goins and Mary Lucy “Polly” Adkison Goins, was born in 1855 in Tennessee, probably Hickman County. He was married there December 30, 1873 to Nancy Jane Jenkins, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Marriages, 1813-1896.” She died before 1925. He was remarried to Nancy Newton December 30, 1873. He was later remarried a third time, wife’s name Lou, according to Michael J. Goins.

Children born to Thomas J. Goins and Nancy Jane Jenkins Goins include:

Low Goins born about 1875
Alice Goins born about 1876
Isaac C. Goins born about 1877
Josh Goins born about 1878

Low Goins, son of Thomas J. Goins and Nancy Jane Jenkins Goins, was born about 1875. He was married about 1898, wife’s name unknown.

Children born to them include:

Clara L. Goins born about 1900
Clark Goins born about 1902
James Goins born about 1905

Alice Goins, daughter of Thomas J. Goins and Nancy Jane Jenkins Goins, was born about 1876 in Hickman County. She was married about 1893, husband’s name believed to be Bradley.

Isaac C. Goins, son of Thomas J. Goins and Nancy Jane Jenkins Goins, was born about 1877 in Hickman County.

Josh Goings, son of Thomas J. Goins and Nancy Jane Jenkins Goins, was born about 1878 in Hickman County.

Mary P. “Mollie” Goins, daughter of Thomas J. Goins and Nancy Jane Jenkins Goins, was born about 1856 in Hickman County. She was married December 23, 1875 to Virgil Andrew Jackson Martin, according to “Hickman County, Tennessee Marriages, 1813-1896.” He was born there in 1852. She died there in 1892, and he died there in 1939.

Children born to them include:

Campbell Martin born about 1874
Amanda L. Martin born February 24, 1882
Henry Martin born November 5, 1885
Lula B. Martin born October 9, 1888

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William L. Going was married December 20, 1868 to Roda Scribner by I. S. Renfro, J.P, according to Maury County marriage records. The county clerk wrote a notation, “Do not publish” on the margin of the license. Children born to William L. Going and Roda Scribner Going are unknown.

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Jane Oakley Goins, who was born July 21, 1849, died November 30, 1935 and was buried at Goshen Methodist Cemetery in Maury County, according to “Maury County, Tennessee Cemeteries.”

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Nelly Gowan, age 80, a farmer born in North Carolina ap­peared in the 1870 census of Maury County.

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Elizabeth Tomlin Gowen, who was born 1909 and died in 1963, was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery at Columbia, Ten­nessee.

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Margaret Gowens was the head of a household which ap­peared in the 1840 census of Maury County as:

“Margaret Gowens white female 30-40

white female 15-20
white male 10-15
white male 10-15
white male 5-10
white female 5-10
white female 5-10
white female 0-5″

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John Gowin, a farmer, age 19, appeared in the 1870 census of Maury County.

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Individuals who lived in Maury County in 1971 included: Mrs. Marvin Gowan, Old Stage Road, Cedar Grove, Ten­nessee; Mrs. Hallie Gowan, Highway 70, Cedar Grove, Fran­cis Gowan, Highway 70 South, Cedar Grove, Cecil Gowan, Terry Road, Cedar Grove.

Descendant Researchers:

Christie Carter, 1256 Briarcliff Rd, Atlanta, GA, 30306, 404/712/9355,

ccarter@generxplus.com, http://www.generxplus.com
Gayle Coberly, 2704 Whittle Way, Midland, TX, 79707, 915/689-6671,

coberly @apex2000.net
Donald Lyvonn Cribbs, 156 Cranbrook Drive, New Market, AL, 35761-9521, 205/379-

2594, E-mail: xtfn26@prodigy.com
Michael J. Goins, 7695 Beaverland, Detroit, MI, 48239, E-mail: Angels2MK@aol.com

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Thomas Hall, Melungeon/Mulatto/Negro, was a resident of Maury County in 1835 when he gave an affidavit to a Justice of the Peace there concerning his ancestry.

State of Tennessee }
Maury County }

This day personally appeared before me, Jesse L. Crawford, one of the Justices of the peace in and for said county, Thomas Hall and made proof of private testimony that the said Thomas Hall is entitled to all of the privileges of a private citizen. Thomas Hall’s great-grandfather on his father’s sid was a Poutagee and his great-grandfather on his mother’s sid was an Englishman, and Thomas Hall’s grandfather on his father’s sid was of the Poutagee decent, and his grandfather on his mother’s side was an Irishman, and his own father was of the Poutagee desent, and his mother was a white American born woman.

Sworn to and executed before me this the 19th day of September 1835.
James L. Crawford, J.P.
Witnessed by:
Prescott [X] Reprun
Lonny [X] Halls”

Thomas Hall removed to Marion County, Arkansas about 1843, and, perhaps to avoid discrimination due to his “dark complexion,” filed the same affidavit at Yellville, Arkansas. When he removed to Missouri in 1850, he filed the same affidavit at the courthouse in Oregon County, Missouri February 13, 1850 and at the courthouse in Howell County, Missouri May 4, 1890. Thomas Hall died in Howell County December 30, 1888 at South Fork, Missouri.

MC MINN COUNTY, TENNESSEE

William Goin, a Melungeon, was born in East Tennessee about 1830, probably at Athens, Tennessee.

Children born to William Goin include:

Alfred Goin
Charles Goin
George Goin
Sterling Henry Going
Mary Goin
Jasper Goin
Ellen Goin
Sarah Goin

Mrs. Frances Upstead, Jefferson, Oregon, developed a his­tory of this family, according to Roy Lee Goin, a nephew.

Jasper Goin, son of William Goin, was born at Athens about 1863. Later he migrated to Carlton, Oregon and lived there in 1919.

Children born to Jasper Goin include:

Roy Lee Goin born in 1919

Roy Lee Goin, a Melungeon, and son of Jasper Goin, was born at Carlton in 1919. He enlisted in the U. S. Army during World War II. On April 1, 1944 he was married to Dorothy Sue Simpson, according to Taylor County, Texas Marriage Book 20, page 346. In 1945 they lived at Winters, Texas. In 1953 Roy Lee Goin, a warehouseman for Ben E. Keith Company, and Dorothy Sue Simpson Goin, lived on Route 2, Abilene, Texas.

Roy Lee Goin was appointed guardian of his daughter, Leah Susan Goin June 19, 1953 when she inherited $2,000, ac­cording to Taylor County Probate Court File No. 4847.

In 1973 Roy Lee Goin and Dorothy Sue Simpson Goin lived at Clyde, Texas where he was a volunteer fireman. While an­swering a fire call in January 1974, he and three other fire­man attempted to extinguish a fire near a pick-up truck. The truck carried a cargo of nitroglycerin and exploded as the four approached, killing all of them instantly.

Children born to Roy Lee Goin and Dorothy Sue Simpson Goin include:

Leah Susan Goin born February 19, 1945
Gary Goin born about 1947

Leah Susan Goin, daughter of Roy Lee Goin and Dorothy Sue Simpson Goin, was born February 19, 1945 at Winters, Texas, according to Runnells County Birth Book 12, page 287.

About 1967 she was married to Larry Moseley. In 1973 they lived at Grand Prairie, Texas. In May 1974, Leah Susan Goin Moseley, estranged from her husband, lived at Baird, Texas.

Gary Goin, son of Roy Lee Goin any Dorothy Sue Simpson Goin, was born about 1947. In 1974 he lived at Waco, Texas with his wife and family.

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Andrew Goins was enumerated as the head of Household 1516-662 in the 1850 census of McMinn County:

“Goins, Andrew 35, born in Tennessee
Elizabeth 50, born in Tennessee
Thomas 16, born in Tennessee
Jane 12, born in Tennessee”

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Hugh H. Goins was married to Narcissa C. Blackwell September 23. 1865 in McMinn County, according to McMinn County Marriage Book F, page 26. Children born to Hugh H. Goins and Narcissa C. Blackwell Goins are unknown.

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Nancy Ann Goins was married to Matthew Stallion November 17, 1844, according to “McMinn County, Tennessee Marriages, 1820-1850.”

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Stephen Goins died in 1910 in McMinn County according to “Tennessee Deaths,” number 57333.

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William Goins was enumerated as the head of Household 1518-664 in the 1850 census of McMinn County:

“Goins, William 27, born in NC, farmer
Rachel 28, born in Tennessee
Elizabeth 7, born in Tennessee
Stephen 5, born in Tennessee
Hugh 1, born in Tennessee
Vice 11, born in Tennessee”

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Rebecca Gowen appeared in the 1850 census of McMinn County as a 19-year-old living in the household of Daniel K Agnew and his wife, Jane Agnew, Household No. 234-587. Rebecca Gowen was born in 1831 in North Carolina.
MC NAIRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Allen Goings died in 1912 in McNairy County according to “Tennessee Deaths,” number 57601.

MONROE COUNTY, TENNESSEE

John Going was married to Nancy Jane Thompson August 2, 1841, according to “Monroe County, Tennessee Marriages, 1838-1850.” Of John Going and Nancy Jane Thompson Going nothing more is known.

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Alexander Goings was married to Sarah Thompson November 15, 1841, according to “Monroe County, Tennessee Marriages, 1838-1850.” Children born to Alexander Goings and Sarah Thompson Goings are unknown.

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Hugh N. Goings was married to Jane Moses March 5, 1871 according to “Tennessee Marriage Records, 1851-1900.” Nothing more is known of Hugh in Goings and Jane Moses Goings.

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Dica “Dicie” Goins was born about 1806, probably in Geor-gia of parents unkown, according to Shirley Parker, a des-cendant. She was married there about 1828 to Armiel Wor-thy. They were enumerated in the 1830 census in Monroe County, Tennessee. The household appeared in the 1840 census of Madison County, Illinois. The family was enum-erated in the 1850 census of Calhoun County, Illinois.

Dicie Worthy was recorded in the 1870 census of Jersey County, Illinois living in the home of her son, George Wor-thy. Apparently Armiel Worthy was deceased. She reap-peared in the 1880 census in the home of Absalom Worthy and died about 1885.

Children born to Armiel Worthy and Dica “Dicie” Goins Worthy include:

Absalom Worthy born about 1829
George Worthy born about 1834
Amiel Worthy born about 1838
James Worthy born about 1840

Absalom Worthy, son of Armiel Worthy and Dica “Dicie” Goins Worthy, was born about 1829 in Georgia, according to his 1850 census enumeration. He was enumerated in 1880 in Jersey County, Illinois.

George Worthy, son Armiel Worthy and Dica “Dicie” Goins Worthy, was born about 1834. He was married about 1854, to Elizabeth Sinclair. In 1860 George Worthy was enumer-ated in Bexar County, Texas with wife Elizabeth and three children: Elizabeth Worthy, Armiel Wesley Worthy and James Frank Worthy.

Amiel Worthy, son of Armiel Worthy and Dica “Dicie” Goins Worthy, was born about 1838. He was married about 1861, wife’s name Sinclair.

James Worthy, son of Armiel Worthy and Dica “Dicie” Goins Worthy, was born about 1840. He was married about 1866, wife’s name Sinclair.

Roda A. Goins was married to James M. Hill December 17, 1868 in Monroe County according to “Tennessee Marriage Records, 1851-1900.”

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Susan Goins was married to Nelson Isabell June 11, 1869 in Monroe County, according to “Monroe County, Tennessee Records” by Reba Bayless Boyer.

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F. E. Goins was married to Calvin Brandon September 4, 1869 in Monroe County, according to “Monroe County, Tennessee Records” by Reba Bayless Boyer.

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John Goins was married to Thena Shoot December 25, 1874 in Monroe County according to “Tennessee Marriage Records, 1851-1900.” Nothing more is known of John Goins and Thena Shoot Goins.

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John Going was married to Nancy Jane Thompson August 2, 1841, according to “Monroe County, Tennessee Records” by Reba Bayless Boyer.

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G. A. Gowan was named executor of the estate of William Cunningham, deceased in Monroe County in September, 1859.

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Robert Gowan was married about 1910 to Murtle Q. Bailey, daughter of James H. Bailey and Sarah Bailey. Murtle Q. Bailey Gowan, a widow, lived on a farm in 1939 19 miles south of Madisonville, Tennessee, where the Graves Family Cemetery is located.

==O==

Dotson Gowing was married to Nancy Moore October 24, 1856, according to Monroe County marriage records. Of Dotson Gowing and Nancy Moore Gowing nothing more is known.
ROANE COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Adaline G. Goins married Tobias Gallimore on October 8, 1863, according to Roan County marriage records. Of Tobias Gallimore and Adaline Goins Gallimore nothing more is known.

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Claiborn Goins married Lydda Underwood on April 22, 1865, according to the Roan County marriage records. Of Claiborn Goins, and Lydda Goins Underwood nothing more is known.

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Edward Goins married Margaret Riddle on September 18, 1897, according to Roan County marriage records.

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Elijah Goins married Margaret D. Alexander on October 24, 1865, according to Roan County marriage records.

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Jincey Goins married Michael Fleming on March 24, 1865, according to Roan County marriage records.

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John Goins married Charlotte Burgis on November 1853, according to Roan County marriage records.

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Newton Goins married Hattie Chestnut on May 24, 1899, according to Roan County marriage records.

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Richard Goins’ obituary was published April 7, 2000 in “The Knoxville News-Sentinel” and reads as such:

“Richard Goins, age 73, of 500 Bazel Rd., Harriman, passed away Wednesday April 5, 2000 at Methodist Medical Center. Retired from Southern Railroad and Harriman Utility Board. Survivors include: wife, Ollie Goins of Morristown, Daughters, Dorothy Eskridge of Rockwood, Lolita Boseman of Morristown, sons, Richard (Tony) Goins of Oliver Springs, James (Jim) Goins of Clinton, devoted friend, Cathy Brooks of Harriman; 26 grandchildren. Funeral 7 p.m. Saturday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel in Harriman with Rev. Rue Eskride officiating. Interment 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Riggs Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman.

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William Goins married Mary Staples on March 5, 1874, according to Roan County marriage records.

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William D. Goins married Sarah Fields on November 20, 1894, according to Roan County marriage records.

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George Gowins married Sallie Bazel on March 31, 1887, according to Roan County marriage records.

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Jennie Gowins married Dug Reed on September 23, 1886, according to Roan County marriage records.

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Josie Gowins married Cal Kimbrough on February 20, 1897 according to Roan County marriage records.

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Louisa Gowins married Daniel Bazel on July 24, 1885, according to Roan County marriage records.

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Martha Gowins married Dallas Morrison on November 1895 according to Roan County marriage records.

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Mary Gowins married Thomas Bazel on July 17, 1882 according to Roan County marriage records.

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Paralee Gowins married George Kimbrough on December 2, 1894, according to Roan County marriage records.

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William D. Gowins married Sarah E. Morris on March 20, 1861, according to Roan County marriage records.
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