Alabama – Franklin County

From Gowen Manuscript:

Doctor Goin was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Franklin County, page 201. Doctor Goin, a Tennesseean with post office address at Florence, Alabama was the head of Household 313-313 in District 2, in the 1860 census of Lauderdale County:

“Goin, Doctor 42, laborer, $800 real estate, $20 per­
sonal property
Nancy 42, born in Alabama
Robert A. 18, born in Alabama, laborer
John F. 14, born in Alabama
Eliza C. 11, born in Alabama”
Riley Goin, free colored, had an undeliverable letter waiting for him at the post office at Tuscumbia, Alabama from January 1, 1824 to April 1, 1824, according to the “Franklin Inquirer” in its edition of March 27, 1824. Tuscumbia, at the time, was lo­cated in Franklin County. Later when Colbert County was organized, it was located in the new county.

Riley Goin, free colored, appeared as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Lawrence County, Alabama, page 289:

“Goin, Riley free colored male 24-36
free colored female 10-24”