North Carolina – Yadkin County

(Below are different Going, Goyen, Gowen related sources for those people were in the Virginia, North Carolina, or South Carolina areas in the early 1700’s to early 1800’s)


From Gowen Manuscript:

The obituary of Catherine Ann Holden Goins was published in the “Winston-Salem Journal” on October 11, 2002:

“Mrs. Catherine Ann Holden Goins, 47, of Fish Brandon Road, Yadkinville, North Carolina, passed away Wed-nesday, October 9, 2002 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born Oct. 7, 1945, in Yadkin County to Henry Lee Holden and Rena Reavis Holden.

Mrs. Goins worked as a secretary with Yadkinville Elementary School and was a member of South Oak Ridge Baptist Church. Mrs. Goins was preceded in death by her father, Henry Lee Holden.

Surviving are her husband of 30 years, Buster Goins of the home; a daughter, Marianne Goins of the home; a son, Steven Goins of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; her mother, Rena R. Holden of Yadkinville; and a sister, Melba Mulis of Yadkinville. Her funeral service will be con-ducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at South Oak Ridge Baptist Church by the Rev. Phil Beavers and the Rev. Chris Hauser. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.”
The obituary of James Goins was published in the “Winston-Salem Journal” on 7/12/2003.

“Yadkinville–Mr. James Goins, 75, formerly of Old Stage Road passed away Friday, July 11, 2003, at Meadowbrook Manor Health Care in Clemmons. He was born Aug. 17, 1927, in Yadkin County to the late William M. Goins and Mozella Shore Goins. Mr. Goins was a graduate of Courtney High School in 1948. He worked with Mackie-Hinshaw-Gentry and Mackie-Gentry Funeral Home for over 40 years. He also worked with Gentry Family Funeral Home for several years.

Mr. Goins was a member of Yadkin Lodge No. 162 AF&AM, as well as the order of the Eastern Star Chap-ter 233 in Yadkin-ville. He was an active member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem as long as his health permitted. In addition to his par-ents, Mr. Goins was preceded in death by his sister, Margurette Goins Trivette and two brothers, Charles Ed-ward Goins and Walter Ray Goins. Surviving are his two brothers, Bill Goins and wife Betty Goins of Winston-Salem and Bobby Goins and wife Doris Goins of Angell Road, Davie County and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Gentry Family Chapel. Burial will follow at Deep Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.”



AlamanceAlexanderAlleghanyAnsonAsheAveryBeaufortBertieBladenBrunswick BuncombeBurkeCabarrusCaldwellCamdenCarteretCaswellCatawbaChathamCherokeeChowanClayClevelandColumbusCravenCumberlandCurrituckDareDavidsonDavieDuplinDurhamEdgecombeForsythFranklinGastonGates GrahamGranvilleGreeneGuilfordHalifaxHarnettHaywoodHendersonHertfordHokeHydeIredellJacksonJohnstonJonesLeeLenoirLincolnMaconMadisonMartinMcDowellMecklenburgMitchellMontgomeryMooreNashNew HanoverNorthamptonOnslowOrangePamlicoPasquotankPenderPerquimansPersonPittPolkRandolphRichmondRobesonRockinghamRowanRutherfordSampsonScotlandStanlyStokesSurrySwainTransylvaniaTryon TyrrellUnionVanceWakeWarrenWashingtonWataugaWayneWilkesWilsonYadkinYancey

State and County Maps:  Maps Link


Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming