I've learned to keep an open mind searching for my Goin connections and would appreciate anything you might have to share with me. I'm the youngest daughter of Orville E. & Elsie R.Friend Goin. Dad was born 1909 Springfield MO. died 1990 Humansville MO. His Parents were George Milton and Cynthia(Francis)Kolb Goin. Dad's grandparents were James Sylvester & Mary Elizabeth Stroud Goin and Heinrick & Sarah Ellen Sword Kolb.
About three years ago i asked one of my brothers (Bill Goin) to take the Y-DNA37+ test and so began research on our Thomas Goin Going... (spelled; Thomas Goen in 1799 Grainger Co.TN
tax list)...) born ABT. 1750 VA. Served in the Revolutionary War as a
private with Captain Bynum's Company Apr.7,1781 Greensville Co.VA.
According to court records, he was living in Washington Co.NC.(now
TN.) in 1784, was a constable of the county. died 1838 Claiborne
Co.TN. according to Big Barren Church records. Thomas was married to
Jemima Sinnes ABT. 1777 NC. (was never married to Rebecca Clark, as
believed) And to date nothing has been found on a marriage to a Sarah
For information on Jemima see Application # 1791- Dawes Commission:
Mrs Jestern Castoe VS. The Cherokee Nation.
Jestern was a granddaughter of Thomas and Jemima Sinnes Goin, her
mother Polly Goin Coots was Thomas & Jemima's daughter. Jemima's
presence is also recorded in Claiborne Co.TN. Court of Pleas & Quarter
Sessions, Monday Oct.8,1810, when she was accused of petit larceny.
Jemima was the daughter of Benjamin Sinnes, he is listed in the 1835
"Cherokee Roll East of the Mississippi Census Index page 12" ( He was
formerly from Alabama)
(6B2) Uriah Goin b.1805 d.? ( he seems to have disappeared or died
adout 1840), wife Nancy Dickson Goin b. Apr. 1804 d.Apr.1870 Mo.
(6E) "Old Uriah Goin b. Dec.26,1785 Wash.Co.NC./TN. d.1860 Claiborne
Co.TN.; married to L_ unknown, she died around 1839-1845. Married 2nd
time Sep.27,1846. at 61 years old to his namesake Uriah Goin's
(b.1805) widow Nancy Dickson age 42, (born ABT.1804 W.VA. died
ABT.1870 Mo.) with five minor children (Old Uriah's nieces & Nephews)
They had one son together. John W. Goin born 1848 (1850 TN. census
shows Uriah, Nancy ,her children and John) Old Uriah & Nancy were
still living in Claiborne Co.TN. 1860.
(6E5) Nelson Goin b.Nov.18,1818 Claiborne Co. TN. d. Sep.9,1888
Greenwood Co. KS. married Oct.10,1839 Claiborne Co.TN. Mary Ann
(Polly) Prichard b.Jul.18,1811 Tazewell,TN. d.Jul.7,1894 Dover,
( Polly was daughter of Jesse Prichard and sister of Elizabeth
Prichard, wife of Nelson's brother Levi Goin. The family left
Claiborne Co,Tn. on Sep.5,1860 for Missouri. They moved to Holt Co.MO.
and left for Greenwood Co.KS. 1883.)