1854 Martha Elizabeth Goyen m. Samuel Franklin Tipton

Martha Elizabeth Goyen Sept 25, 1854 in Starkville, Miss – Dec 19, 1935 in Dallas, Texas.  Married 1stSamuel Franklin Tipton b. Oct 26, 1856 – d. Dec 29, 1889.   Married on January 15, 1879 in Starkville, Miss.

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Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton Thomson

Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton Thomson

Ancestry.com site for Martha Elizabeth Goyen:  http://person.ancestry.com/tree/69705632/person/34199712905/facts

Sarah Martha Bell w Leslie G w Martha Eliza G w Nancy T w Sammie T w Aunt Ella G w Anna G w Carrie May G w Frank w John 1898 Gilmer Tx Johns home

(1898 Family photo in Gilmer, Upshur County, Texas at the home of John Bell Goyen (son of William W. Goyen and Sarah Martha Bell) – Left to Right – Sarah Martha Bell far left (William W. Goyen’s widow), William Leslie Goyen, Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton (daughter of William W. Goyen and Sarah Martha Bell), Nancy Tipton, Sammie TiptonElla Green Parker Goyen (wife of John Bell Goyen), Anna Vernice Goyen, Carrie Mae Goyen, Frank Bell Goyen, John Parker Goyen ).

Parents:

William W. Goyen b. 1825-1829 – d. June 10, 1864, m. Sarah Martha Bell

Siblings:

Martha Elizabeth Goyen 1854-1935
Anna Mae Goyen 1856-1895
John Bell Goyen 1860-1912
William S. Goyen 1862-1943

Children:

Clarence Leroy (Roy) Tipton 1879-1969, born in Starkville, Miss
Sallie Bell Tipton 1881–1902, born in Starkville, Miss.
John William Tipton 1884–1890, born in Starkville.  Died in home of his grandfather Shadrach S. Tipton at West Point, Miss.
Nancy Elizabeth Tipton 1887–1961, born in Coles Creek, Miss.
Sammie Katherine Tipton 1889–1985, born outside Saboula, Miss.

In 1860, the US Census in Big Creek, Calhoun County, Mississippi shows 33 year old William W. Goyne a farmer born in South Carolina, with 30 year old wife Sarah also born in South Carolina, with their 3 children, 6 year old Martha, 4 year old Anna, and 3 month old John – all born in Mississippi.

1860 US Census

1860 US Census

1860 US Census: Name: William Goyne
Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1827
Gender: Male
Birth Place: South Carolina
Home in 1860: Calhoun, Mississippi
Post Office: Big Creek
Dwelling Number: 226
Family Number: 225
Occupation: Farmer
Real Estate Value: 2480
Personal Estate Value: 11286
Household Members:
Name Age
William Goyne 33
Sarah Goyne 30
Martha Goyne 6
Anna Goyne 4
John Goyne 3/12
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=38603985

By 1870, William W. Goyen had died in the Civil War.  His wife, Sarah Martha Bell Goyen, age 38, can be found at her mother’s home (Martha Bell age 78) in Starkville, Oktibbeha Co, Miss.    With her are her daughter Lizzie (Martha Elizabeth Goyen) age 15, Anne age 14, John (John Bell Goyen) age 10, and William age 8 (William S. Goyen).

1870 US Census

1870 US Census

1870 US Census – Name – Martha Bell
Age in 1870 – 78
Birth Year 1792
Birthplace South Carolina
Dwelling Number 286
Home in 1870 Police Beat 2, Oktibbeha, Mississippi
Race White
Gender Female
Real Estate Value 1000
Name – John T Bell
Age in 1870 – 40
Birth Year 1830
Birthplace South Carolina
Dwelling Number 286
Home in 1870 Police Beat 2, Oktibbeha, Mississippi
Race White
Gender Male
Occupation Farmer
Cannot Read Y
Cannot Write Y
Male Citizen Over 21 Y
Personal Estate Value 2000
Real Estate Value 4800
Name: Sarah Goyens
Age in 1870: – 38
Birth Year: abt 1832
Birthplace: South Carolina
Dwelling Number: 286
Home in 1870: Police Beat 2, Oktibbeha, Mississippi
Race: White
Gender: Female
Occupation: Keeping House
Real Estate Value: 1000
Inferred Children:
Lizzie Goyens 
Anne Goyens 
John Goyens 
William Goyens
Household Members:
Name Age
Sarah Goyens 38
Linnie Goyens 15
Anne Goyens 14
John Goyens 10
William Goyens 8
Name – Henry Johnston
Age in 1870 – 37
Birth Year 1833
Birthplace Alabama
Dwelling Number 286
Home in 1870 Police Beat 2, Oktibbeha, Mississippi
Race White
Gender Male
Occupation Farmer
Male Citizen Over 21 Y
Personal Estate Value 500
Name – James Abercrombie
Age in 1870 – 40
Birth Year 1830
Birthplace South Carolina
Dwelling Number 286
Home in 1870 Police Beat 2, Oktibbeha, Mississippi
Race White
Gender Male
Occupation Farmer
Male Citizen Over 21 Y
Personal Estate Value 1000
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/7163/4273802_00120?pid=35947020&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D7163%26h%3D35947020%26ssrc%3Dpt%26tid%3D69705632%26pid%3D34199712665%26usePUB%3Dtrue&ssrc=pt&treeid=69705632&personid=34199712665&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true;
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In 1871 Martha Elizabeth Goyen married Samuel F. Tipton.

1878 Sept 23 – S F Tipton to E G Richey – Deed bk 26, p 168. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
… between Samuel F Tipton of the first part and Edward G Richey of the second part … in consideration of the sum of $800 dollars …. convey to party of the second part … SE quarter of Section 20, TS 19, R15E …. 26 and 2/3 acres … sold … deeded to J H Abercrombie 133 and 1/3 acres also E half SW 1/4 of Sec 20, TS19, R15E, 28 acres sold and described … 52 acres … containing in all 185 and 1/3 acres.… Signed: Samuel F Tipton. Oktibbeha Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QY-XSPN-M?i=431&cat=254636

1878 Jul 31 – S F Tipton to J C Valentine and wife – Deed bk 29, p 448. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
… J C Valentine and his wife M M Valentine of the State of Texas and County of Lee for and in consideration of the sum of $787 dollars … convey unto S F Tipton of the State of Mississippi and County of Oktibbeha a certain tract of land lying and being in the State of Mississippi and County of Oktibbeha and known as the SE quarter of Sec 20, TS19, R15E, 26 and 2/3 acres … sold and deeded to J H Abercrombie, the remainder hereby conveyed being 133 and 1/3 acres … and also the E half of SW qtr of Sec 2 in TS19, R15E – 28 acres sold …. ____ Burgis…. remainder thereof being hereby conveyed 52 acres … in all 185 and 1/3 acres … Signed: J C Valentine, M M Valentine. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
State of Texas, County of Lee – … personally came and appeared before me the undersigned authority John C Valentine and M M Valentine his wife, both … and acknowledged that they both signed the above … Signed: William M Burns. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QY-FSKK-M?i=577&cat=254636

1879 Nov 12 – Mary E Tipton to Orville A Gibson – Deed bk 33, p 248. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
… between Orville A Gibson and wife J M Gibson of Clay County State of Mississippi parties of the first part and Mary Elizabeth Tipton of the County of Oktibbeha in the State of Mississippi party of the second part …. the said parties of the first part in consideration of the sum of $1300 paid by the said party of the second part …. confirm unto the party of the second part … the following described lots, tracts or parcels of land lying and being and situate in the County of Oktibbeha and State of Mississippi … E half of SW quarter and W half of SE quarter and 2 and 1/2 acres in SW corner of E half of NW quarter all in Section 17, TS19, R15, containing 162 and 1/2 acres more or less … Signed: O A Gibson, J M Gibson. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QY-633V-B?i=447&cat=254636

OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, MS: 

Locations of Going / Goyen lands and related families in Oktibbeha County, MS:

Lands marked for Hugh Bell and S F and M E Tipton in Oktibbeha Co, MS – Green is Hugh Bell – Yellow is S F Tipton and M E Tipton (click to enlarge):

Oktibbeha Tipton and Bell lands

The 1880 US Census in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi shows 24 year old S. F. Tipton, farmer born in Mississippi and his wife 24 year old Mrs. M. E. Tipton housekeeper born in Mississippi, with their 8 (month) old son, Clarence Tipton (census was taken June 1880 – Clarence was born in October 1879).

1880 US Census

1880 US Census

1880 US Census – Name: M.E. Tipton
Age: 24
Birth Date: Abt 1856
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1880: Oktibbeha, Mississippi, USA
Dwelling Number: 116
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital status: Married
Spouse’s name: S.F. Tipton
Father’s Birthplace: Alabama
Mother’s Birthplace: South Carolina
Occupation: Keeps House
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
S.F. Tipton 24
M.E. Tipton 24
Clarence Tipton 8
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1881 Jan 12 – M E Tipton to J A Shirley, – Deed bk 39, pg 4. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
… between J A Shirley of the first part and Mrs M E Tipton of the second part all of Oktibbeha County and State of Mississippi … party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of $1800 dollars cash in hand paid … convey…. to said second party and her heirs … all his 1/3 interest in and to the following land situated in the said County of Oktibbeha and State of Mississippi … SE quarter and NE quarter of Section 32 … S half of S of South of South half of South half of Section 33 containing about 7 and a half acres. Fractional W half of NW quarter of Section 4 containing about 72 and a half acres and NE quarter of Section 5 containing in all 560 acres more or less … Said Sections 32 and 33 being in TS20, R15 and said Section 4 and 5 being in TS 19, R 15 … Signed: John A Shirley. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QY-N9CH-1?i=7&cat=254636

1881 Apr 21 – Mary E Tipton to John A Shirley – Deed bk 26, p 410. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
… between Mary E Tipton of Oktibbeha County, MS of the first part and John A Shirley of said County and State of the second part … in consideration of the sum of $1800 dollars to her in hand paid … convey … the the party of the Second Part …. E half of SW quarter and W half of SE quarter and 2 and 1/2 acres in SW corner of E half of NW quarter all in Section 17, TS19, R15, containing 162 and 1/2 acres … Signed: Mary E. Tipton. Oktibbeha County, MS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QY-XSPM-L?i=555&cat=254636

Sallie Bell Tipton was born July 26, 1881 to Martha and Samuel Tipton.

1884 Feb 1 – M E Tipton to M A Shirley – Deed bk 45, p 388. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
… between M A Shirley of the first part and Mrs M E Tipton of the second part all of Clay County, State of Mississippi … the party of the first part for and n consideration of the sum of $1800 dollars cash in hand paid … relinquish to said second party and her heirs all her one third interest in and to the following lands sitated n the County of Oktibbeha and State of Mississippi … SE quarter and NE quarter of Section 32 fractional S half of S half of S half of Section 33 containing about 7 and a half acres fractional W half of NW quarter of Sect 4 containing about 72 and a half acres and NE quarter of Sect 5 containing in all 560 acres more or less .. said Section 32 and 33 being in TS20, R15, and said Sect 4 and 5 being in TS19, R15 … Signed: M A Shirley. Oktibbeha Co, MS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QY-X98K-M?i=209&cat=254636

On July 22, 1884 John William Tipton was born to Martha and Samuel Tipton.

On March 12, 1887 Nancy Elizabeth Tipton was born to Martha and Samuel Tipton.

On December 18, 1889 Sammie Katherine Tipton was born to Martha and Samuel Tipton.

Martha Elizabeth Goyen’s husband, Samuel Franklin Tipton died December 29, 1889 in Mississippi.  His grave is located in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Granada, Mississippi.  Find A Grave site:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68569070&ref=acom

(Note:  After death of first husb, Samuel F. Tipton, Martha Elizabeth Goyen moved back to Coles Creek and taught school at “Chapel Hill”.  Her brothers John Bell Goyen, and William Smith Goyen had moved to Texas and at their insistence and request Martha Elizabeth moved to Texas in early 1895 and settled in Gilmer, Texas).

Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton’s 2nd Marriage was to David F. Thomson born Nov. 1, 1853 in Beachville, Ontario, Canada.  They were married in Gilmer, Texas – Dec 13, 1898.

The 1900 US Census in Upshur County, Texas shows head of household 46 year old David F. Thomson from Canada a sawmill sight, living with his wife 45 year old “Lizzie” (Martha Elizabeth) Thomson born in Mississippi, also living there is his 20 year old step-son Roy Tipton born in Mississippi, and 13 year old Nancy Tipton, and 10 year old Sammie Tipton, along with 3 boarders who were sawmill laborers shown to be born in Texas – 22 year old Clide Stevens, 22 year old Will Piles, and 21 year old John Kelly.

1900 US Census with David F Thomson

1900 US Census with David F Thomson

Another page of the 1900 US Census in Upshur County, Texas has Martha Elizabeth Goyen’s brother, John Bell Goyen’s family, with Martha Elizabeth Goyen’s son – 20 year old Roy Tipton edger at the planing mill.  Roy Tipton is listed on two pages of this census – 1) living at his uncle John Bell Goyen’s residence and 2) at his mother’s residence with David F. Thomson – both in Upshur County, Texas.

1900 US Census with John Bell Goyen

1900 US Census with John Bell Goyen

Martha Elizabeth and Samuel Franklin Tipton’s daughter, Sallie Bell Tipton, died March 2, 1902 in Gilmer, Upshur County, Texas.  She had been married to Henry Buford Martin.  They had 2 children, Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton Thomson’s grandchildren – Robert Fulton Martin born in 1898 and Rosine LaNora Martin born in 1900.

1903 – Mrs F J Tipton last will – mother of S F Tipton, mother in law of M E Goyen Tipton. Will bk 1, pg 64, Oktibbeha Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QX-747J?i=63&cc=2036959&cat=244378

Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton Tomson’s husband David Thomson died March 8, 1905 in Nacogdoches, Tx at the farm home of John Bell Goyen.  David is buried in the City Cemetery in Nacogdoches, Tx.  Also buried here is Ella Green Parker Goyen – first wife of John Bell Goyen, and also Nina Aline Goyen the daughter of William Smith Goyen.

The 1910 US Census in Houston, Texas shows head of household 30 year old Clarence L (Roy) Tipton, a sawmill worker born in Mississippi living with his wife 24 year old Nina D. Tipton born in Texas, and their 1 year old daughter, Dorothy Tipton born in Texas.  His mother, 55 year old Mrs. Martha E. Thomson a shop dressmaker born in Mississippi, and his neice, and Martha Elizabeth’s granddaughter, 10 year old Rosine M. Martin born in Texas.

1910 US Census

1910 US Census

Martha Elizabeth Goyen was living with her daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Tipton Jones, in Dallas, Texas by the 1930s.

Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton Thomson obit pic (2)

Martha Elizabeth Goyen in Dallas in 1930s at daughter Nancy Elizabeth Tipton Jones home

Martha Elizabeth Goyen pic in 1920 w Robert Martin son of Sallie Bell

Martha Elizabeth Goyen pic in 1930s

Martha Elizabeth Goyen pic in 1935 Mothers Day

Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton Thomson died December 19, 1935 in Dallas, Texas.

1935 Death Certificate

1935 Death Certificate

1935 Headstone

1935 Headstone

Find A Grave site for Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton Thomson:                             FindAGrave Martha Elizabeth Goyen Tipton Thomson

David Thomson and Martha Elizabeth had no children.  David Thomson is buried in an unmarked grave in the same cemetery as Nina Aline Goyen – follow the link below to Find A Grave for that cemetery (Oak Grove Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Texas):

Find A Grave (for Nina Aline Goyen):  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=921&GScid=205435&GRid=86279789& (cemetery for Ella Green Parker Goyen – wife of John Bell Goyen unmarked, Nina Aline Goyen – daughter of William S. Goyen, and David Thomson – husband of Martha Elizabeth Goyen unmarked).

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The following Genealogy of the Goyen family was done in 1958 by Mrs. Elmer Mathie Adams.  It traces the siblings of William W. Goyen that she knew about and their descendants. It also traces the all the children of William W. Goyen, and their descendants.  It has been helpful in piecing together family members who may still be alive.  I have redacted birth date information of those who may possibly still be living to protect privacy:

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Goyen family geneaology from 1958 done by Mrs Elmer Adams page 1a

Goyen family geneaology from 1958 done by Mrs Elmer Adams page 1b

Goyen family geneaology from 1958 done by Mrs Elmer Adams_Page_2 redacted info

Goyen family geneaology from 1958 done by Mrs Elmer Adams_Page_3 redacted

Goyen family geneaology from 1958 done by Mrs Elmer Adams_Page_4

Goyen family geneaology from 1958 done by Mrs Elmer Adams_Page_5 redacted

Goyen family geneaology from 1958 done by Mrs Elmer Adams_Page_6

 

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