South Carolina – Williamsburg County

FamilySearch.org info on Williamsburg County, South Carolina: 

https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Williamsburg_County,_South_Carolina_Genealogy

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From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms106.htm

General Washington Goings was born June 20, 1860 in Wil-liamsburg County of parents unknown, according to a grand-daughter, Virginia Hewitt Borum of Fernandina Beach, Flor-ida. He was married about 1888 to Eugenia Elizabeth “Jen-nie”Garrett, first child of D. H. Garrett and Harriett J. Garrett of Clarendon County, South Carolina. She was born there June 2, 1868. They continued there in 1888. In the early 1900s they lived in Bonneau, South Carolina.

Eugenia Elizabeth Garrett Goings died March 18, 1928 at Kingstree, South Carolina in Williamsburg County. General Washington Goings died May 9, 1937 at St. Stephens, South Carolina in Berkeley County.

Children born to General Washington Goings and Eugenia Elizabeth “Jennie” Garrett Goings include:

Grover Cleveland Goings born about 1890
Vermell Goings born about 1891
Viola Goings born about 1893
Daisy Goings born about 1895
Kathleen Goings born February 9, 1897
Rachel Mildred Goings born October 14, 1898
Mary Goings born about 1900
Phillip Goings born September 17, 1904

Grover Cleveland Goings, son of General Washington Goings and Eugenia Elizabeth Goings, was born about 1890. Of this individual nothing more is known.

Vermell Goings, daughter of General Washington Goings and Eugenia Elizabeth Goings, was born about 1891. She was married about 1910 to Jim Watford. In the 1940s they lived in Berkeley County.

Viola Goings, daughter of General Washington Goings and Eugenia Elizabeth Goings, was born about 1893. She was married about 1912, husband’s name Bozeman. In the 1940s they lived in Charleston.

Daisy Goings, daughter of General Washington Goings and Eugenia Elizabeth Goings, was born about 1895. She lived in Bremerton, Washington in the 1950s.

Kathleen Goings, daughter of General Washington Goings and Eugenia Elizabeth Goings, was born February 9, 1897. She was married about 1918, husband’s name Wright. They later lived in Greeleyville, South Carolina in Williamsburg County.

Rachel Mildred Goings, daughter of General Washington Go­ings and Eugenia Elizabeth Goings, was born October 14, 1898 in Clarendon County. She was married January 15, 1919 in Charleston to James Monroe Hewitt. He was born Novem-ber 19, 1891 to Watson Senior Hewitt and Saralyn Hewitt in Berkeley County. He died July 25, 1945 in Portsmouth, Vir­ginia. Rachel Mildred Goings Hewitt died there January 23, 1970.

Children born to them include:

Virginia Frances Hewitt born January 1, 1929

Virginia Frances Hewitt, daughter of James Monroe Hewitt and Rachel Mildred Goings Hewitt, was born January 1. 1929 in Portsmouth. She was married August 18, 1948 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina to Howard Wilson Borum. In 1996 they were residents of Fernandina, Florida where she, a Foundation member, was active in the research of her Goings family.

Mary Goings, daughter of General Washington Goings and Eugenia Elizabeth Goings, was born about 1900.

Phillip Goins, son of General Washington Goings and Eugenia Elizabeth Goings, was born September 17, 1904 and lived in Berkeley County. He died there in February 1968.
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Nora[?] Goins, daughter of Webb Goins and Eva Goins, was born and died October 18, 1915, according to South Carolina death records.

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Williamsburg Co SC FamilySearch notes

Probate:

Williamsburg County inventories & sales
Title Also Known As:
Williamsburg County inventories and sales
Williamsburg County inventory and sales
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2522654
(Review at FamilyCenter)

Williamsburg County will book A
Format:
Journal Article
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2609999
(Review at FamilyCenter)

Williamsburg County, South Carolina wills, 1806-1879
Authors:
South Carolina. Court of Ordinary (Williamsburg District) (Main Author)
South Carolina. County Court (Williamsburg County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/391317?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

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