Virginia – Carroll County – 1700s to early 1800s

(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)


Carroll County, Virginia – INFO

Gowen Manuscript:


William T. Goings and Christina Athus Goings were residents of Carroll county when their son, Moses Eugene Goings was born February 19, 1883. Later they removed to Mt. Airy, North Carolina. He removed to Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he was married to Frances Annie Hassell about 1903, according to Linda Boles, a granddaughter of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina in a letter written February 24, 1995.

Children born to Moses Eugene Goings and Frances Annie Hassell Goings include:

Tina Justin Burns Goings born May 24, 1905
Betty Louise Goins, daughter of Zachery Goins and Blanche Ward Goins, was born January 12, 1929 in Galax, Virginia and died September 6, 2001 at Blue Ridge Health & Rehabilitation Center, according to her obituary in the September 11 edition of the “Galax Gazette.”

She was survived by two sisters, Katherine Goins Phipps of Galax and Ethel Goins Parnell of Mapleshade, New Jersey. She was buried in Oldtown Cemetery.
Jerome Daniel Goins, son of Mrs. Pinkie Goins, was born in 1952. He, a resident of Maryland, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001 at Washington, D.C at the age of 49, according to his obituary in the “Galax Gazette.”

Survivors include a son, Jerome Daniel Goins, Jr. of Glen Bur-nie, Md.; his mother, Pinkie Goins of Galax; a sister, Juanita Goins Brown of Galax; five brothers, Robert Robinson of Chillicothe, Ohio, Bobby Goins of Maryland and Andy Goins, Billy Goins and David Proctor, all of Galax.

He was buried in Hampton Cemetery. Military rites were per-formed by the Grayson VFW Post #7726. Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The obituary of Albert L. Goins appeared in the December 14, 2001 edition of the “Galax Gazette:”

Albert L. Goins, age 75, of Troutdale, Virginia in the Razor Ridge community, died Thursday, De-cember 13, 2001 at Twin County Regional Hos-pital, Galax. He was born March 24, 1926 at Rugby, Virginia to Swillie and Delta Spencer Goins.

Surviving are his wife, Tessie Privett Goins; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jean Goins Richard-son and Danny Richardson, Troutdale, Virginia, Wilma Goins Nixon and Tony Nixon, Radford; Virginia, three sons and daughters-in-law: Ray Goins and Ruthie Goins, Chilhowie, Virginia, Curtis Goins and Cathy Goins, Marion, Virginia, David Goins and Diane Goins, Troutdale; one sister, Margaret Reedy, Rugby; one brother and sister-in-law, Charles Goins and June Goins, Pu-laski; Virginia. Funeral services were held Sun-day, Dec. 16, at 2p.m. in Razor Ridge Baptist Church in Troutdale with the Rev. Bill Morefield and Rev. Mike Porter officiating. Interment fol-lowed in Corinth Cemetery.


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