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WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA

 

Regarding the early history of Wilkes County, Col. Carroll Heard Goyne of Shreveport, Louisiana wrote:

 

“Part of the area that became Wilkes County was origin-ally called St. Paul’s Parish.  The Ceded Lands were added in 1773, and in 1777 the area was named Wilkes County.  The first fort built in the Ceded Lands was built in January 1773. It was located on Anderson’s Mill Creek, a tributary of Fishing Creek, north of present Washington, Georgia.  My ancestor Charles Heard was one of the builders.  He lived four miles from the fort, with no one living between him and the fort.  Indians burned Charles’ home in 1776 and stole a Negro wo-man. That was the only slave he owned.  It is my under-standing that during the Revolutionary War Wilkes County was sparsely settled.  It was known as the “Hor-net’s Nest” because of the peoples’ strong opposition to the British.  The Wilkes County Patriots defeated the Loyalists in the Battle of Kettle Creek in Wilkes County.”

 

William Goyne was one of the earliest to bear the name in Georgia.  James Goyne, regarded as his brother, had preceded him to the state and may have influenced William Goyne to come to Georgia.

 

The colony, last to be established by the British in America, was chartered in 1732, and the first English settlement was made in 1733 by James Edward Oglethorpe at Savannah.  Oglethorpe.  His trustees prohibited ownership of slaves in the colony, and the population grew slowly.  In 1753 Oglethorpe's charter expired, and Georgia became a royal colony.  Immediately planters from Virginia and the Carolinas began settling in the Piedmont plateau of northern Georgia, bringing with them their slaves. 

 

Phillip Going, a Wilkes County freeholder, was one of the first residents of Wilkes County of interest to Gowen chroniclers.  He signed a petition to the Continental Congress on August 5, 1777, asking for the removal from command of General McIntosh, according to the research of Col. Goyne.

 

The population grew from the few hundred settlers that Oglethorpe introduced to 83,000 in 1790.  Revolutionary soldiers were offered generous land grants in Georgia, and by 1830, when the Indians started moving west, over a half million people lived in Georgia, principally along the seacoast and the Savannah River which was established as the boundary with South Carolina.

 

William Goyne and his kinsmen simply crossed the Savannah River and obtained land in Wilkes County, Georgia.  He was born about 1732 in Lunenburg County, Virginia, based on the tithe list of that county, according to the research of Col. Carroll Heard Goyne, Jr, a descendant of Shreveport, Louisiana.  He lived in Rutherford County, North Carolina prior to his removing to Wilkes County.

 

William Goyne was first married about 1751 in Lunenburg County, wife's name Hester.  That is the year he first appeared on the tithe list as living apart from his father.  His first wife’s name appears as Hester in an August 23, 1779 deed in Rutherford County, North Carolina.

 

When Warren County, Georgia was created, primarily with land from Wilkes County in 1793, "William Going, Moses Going and Jesse Going" were listed as taxpayers on the county's first tax rolls in 1793. 

 

“Abstracts of Tax Records for Wilkes County for 1785-1805,” list “Goings” [various spellings] as follows: Aaron, Drury, Hardy, Henry, James, Jesse, John, Moses, Reuben, Samuel, Thomas, William and William Jr.”

 

Col. Goyne wrote:

 

“Jesse was listed for 1793 only.  He was living in Capt. Smith’s District [II-3] and was assessed one poll.  Mo-ses was listed in 1793 as living in Capt. Hubbard’s Dis-trict [LL-14]. He was taxed on 500 acres in Wilkes County; 684 acres in Franklin County; and 208 acres in Greene County.  In 1794 Moses was living in Capt. Hubbard’s District [LL-8] in Warren County.  He was taxed on the same land, and paid one poll.  William was not found in the tax list of 1793.  In 1794 he was living in Capt. Hubbard’s District [LL-9] in Warren County and was assessed one poll.”

 

William Goyne was remarried about 1795 to Agnes Nancy Schroeder who was born in Pennsylvania in 1768 to Alexander Schroeder and Isabella Schroeder.  William Goyne signed for a portion of Isabella Schroeder's estate for Agnes Nancy Schroe-der Goyne in November 1796. 

 

Regarding her surname, Col. Goyne wrote June 11, 2002:

 

“Agnes “Nancy” Stroder’s name is spelled in a variety of ways in the records.  I have settled on the “Stroder” spelling because the original marriage documents for two of Nancy’s brother’s are in the North Carolina Ar-chives, and both documents show the name as “Stroder.” Also, a long-time Stroder researcher who spells her name “Strawder,” informed me that she believes the original spelling of her family name was Stroder.”

 

"William Goynne" was a resident of Warren County, January 4, 1816 when he wrote his will:

 

"The Last Will & Testament of William Goynne.

 

1st.  I Will that so much of my horses and cattle shall be sold will be sufficient to satisfy all my just debts.

 

2nd.  I Will that forty dollars shall be raised and collected out of notes now in my possession against other people and give to John & Mount Herman Goynne, my grandchildren, sons of Hardy Goynne.

 

3rd.  I Will that the balance of all my notes after raising the above mentioned forty dollars with the interest and profits on therefrom to be given to my son Tyra.

 

4th.  I Will that the land, house and plantation where I now live be a home for my Wife, if she chooses to upon it during her widowhood, but not have the privilege to sell it and then at her marriage, her death or removal, to go to my son Hiram.

 

5th.  I Will that my Sorrel Mare belong to my Wife for the purpose of raising a Colt or Colts for my son Tyra, and entrust my Wife to give accordingly.

 

6th.  I Will that my three beds be divided between my Wife, Hiram and Tyra Goynne equally, Viz: one for each and the balance of my household furniture to be equally divided as they separate their homes between my Wife, Hiram & Tyra.

 

7th.  I Will that my Daughter Rebecca Dick have one dollar & fifty cents.

 

8th.  I Will that my Daughter Alice King shall have one dollar & fifth cents.

 

9th.  I Will that my son John shall have one dollar & fifty cents.

 

10th.  I Will that my son Drury shall have one dollar & fifty cents.

 

11th.  I Will that my son William shall have one dollar & fifty cents.

 

12th.  I Will that my son Hardy shall have two dollars.

 

I am at this time perfectly in my senses and acknowledge the above to be my desire.  As Witness my hand this 4th day of January in the year of our Lord 1816.

 

                                                                     William [X] Goynne

Signed in the presence of us

     Joseph Johnston

     Obedience [X] Ray

     Hartwell Battle"

 

Apparently William Goynne died in the summer of 1817 be­cause his will was probated September 1, 1817, according to Warren County Will Book B, page 40. 

 

Taliaferro County, located between Warren and Wilkes Coun­ties, was established in 1825, and some of the Goynes found themselves in the new county.  Agnes Nancy Schroeder Goyne was enumerated there in the 1830 census as the head of a household composed of:

 

        "Goyne, Nancy                       white female                    50-60

                                                        white male                       20-30

                                                        white male                       10-15

                                                        free colored female         10-24"

 

Nearby was enumerated the household of her son, Hiram Davis Goyne.

 

In 1838 “Nancy Goyne” received a letter of dismission, along with her son Tyra Alexander Goyne and his wife “Polly” Goyne from the Baptist Church of Christ at Ebenezer, Georgia

 

Nancy Schroder Goyne was enumerated in the 1860 census of Union Parish, Louisiana living in the home of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne, a grandson.  He had arrived in Louisiana about 1849 and was recorded as the head of the household:

 

        "Goyne,          H. B.         39, born in Georgia, farmer,

                                                       $320 real estate, $275

                                                       personal property

                                M. D.      39, born in Georgia, housewife

                                Stephen   12, born in Georgia

                                Susan        8, born in Louisiana

                                J. F.           6, born in Louisiana

                                John          2, born in Louisiana

                                Mary         1, born in Louisiana

        Goyne,            Nancy     92, born in Pennsylvania"

 

Children born to William Goyne and Hester Goyne include:

 

        Rebecca Goyne                                       born about 1753

        Alice Goyne                                            born about 1756

        John Goyne                                             born about 1760

        Drury O. Goyne                                      born about 1764

        William Goyne, Jr.                                 born about 1767

        Hardy Goyne                                          born about 1771

 

Children born to William Goyne and Agnes Nancy Schroeder Goyne include:

 

        Hiram Davis Goyne                        born in 1799

        Tyra Alexander Goyne                    born January 4, 1804

 

Rebecca Goyne, daughter of William Goyne, was born about 1753.  She was married about 1770, husband's name, Dick.  They lived near her father in Rutherford and Lincoln Counties, North Carolina, but did not join him in removing to Georgia.  Under the terms of her father's will Rebecca Goyne Dick received $1.50.

 

Alice Goyne, daughter of William Goyne, was born about 1756.  She was married about 1772, husband's name King.  They lived near her father in Rutherford and Lincoln Counties, North Carolina, but did not join him in removing to Georgia.  Alice Goyne King was also to receive $1.50 from her father's estate.

 

Hardy Goyne, son of William Goyne and Hester Goyne, was born about 1771 in Granville County, North Carolina, according to the research of Ernest Pope Boland.  He was married about 1793, wife's name unknown.   In 1793 they lived in Edgefield County, South Carolina.  “Hardy Going,” a tax defaulter, was recorded in the tax roll on Capt. Turner’s District [MM-133].

 

In February 1801 "Caty Goin" was received into Island Creek Baptist Church of Hancock County, Georgia by letter from another church, probably in Warren County.  On February 6, 1803 "Hardy Goin" was received into Island Creek Baptist Church also.  He was restored to membership in the church June 3, 1808.

 

Col. Carroll Heard Goyne wrote, “Hardy was listed as a “wid-ow[er?]” in the November 25, 1797 edition of the “Augusta Chronicle.”  This may explain why William Goyne listed Hardy’s two sons in his will, but did not list his other grand-children.  It follows then that “Caty Goyne” of Hancock County church records was Hardy’s second wife, and not the mother of John and Mount Herman.”

 

Children born to Hardy Goyne and Caty Goyne are unknown.

 

Children born to Hardy Goyne and his first wife include:

 

        John Goyne                             born about 1796

        Mount Herman Goyne            born about 1797

 

John Goyne, son of Hardy Goyne and Caty Goyne, was born about 1796 in Edgefield County, South Carolina, according to Ernest Pope Boland, a great-great grandson. 

 

John Goyne appeared in the 1830 census of Upson County, Georgia and reappeared in the 1840 census of Upson County, 561 Georgia Military District as “John Goins:”

 

        “Goins, John           white male               40-50”

 

“John Goins” appeared in the 1860 census of adjoining Monroe County.  The household, No. 604-622 was recorded July 14, 1860 in the Russellville community:

 

        “Goins,            John         66, born in SC, overseer

                                Elizabeth  60, born in GA

                                Julius          4, born in GA”

 

Children born to John Goyne include:

 

        John Lewis Goins                            born in 1832

 

John Lewis Goins, son of John Goyne, was born in Upson County in 1832.  He was married December 7, 1856 to Martha Crouch in Muskogee County and lived there during that decade, according to Ernest Pope Boland.  She was the daughter of George Washington Crouch, Jr. and a sister to William Silas Crouch.

 

The household of John Lewis Goins was enumerated July 12, 1860 census of Russellville, Georgia in nearby Monroe County, Household 564-581:

 

        “Goins,            John                28, born in GA, overseer

                                Martha            22, born in GA, wife

                                James                4, born in GA, son

                                George              2, born in GA, son”

 

John Lewis Goins was enlisted in Company A, Seventh Georgia Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War.  He received a mortal injury in the Battle of Gettysburg and was transferred to the Confederate Hospital in Richmond.  He died in the hospital at Richmond December 15, 1864 and was buried there, according to Ernest Pope Boland, a great-grandson in a message dated April 27, 2000.

 

Martha Crouch Goins was enumerated in the 1870 census of Muscogee County with her four sons, living near her father, George Washington Crouch, Jr.  Martha Crouch Goins made an application for a Confederate pension in 1890, and it was witnessed by J. W. Goins.

 

Children born to John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins include:

 

        James Andrew Goins                              born January 10, 1856

        George Goins                                          born about 1857

        Seaborn Goins                                         born about 1862

        William T. “Willie” Goins                       born in December 1864

 

James Andrew Goins, son of John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins, was born January 10, 1856 in Monroe County.  He appeared as a four-year-old in the 1856 census of Monroe County.  He was married to Mary Elizabeth Hamer in Muscogee County November 23, 1876.  He died in Columbus, Georgia November 28, 1928.

 

Children born to James Andrew Goins and Mary Elizabeth Hamer Goins include:

 

        Annie Lois Goins                                       born October 3, 1898

 

Annie Lois Goins, daughter of James Andrew Goins and Mary Elizabeth Hamer Goins, was born October 3, 1898 at Fortson, Georgia.  She was married about 1918, husband’s name Boland.  She died November 12, 1973 “aboard a Delta Airlines plane at 28,000 feet above Los Angeles.  She was terminal with pancreatic cancer, and my Dad was taking her to Mexico where they offered a special treatment for cancer that could not be gotten in the U.S.A,” according to Ernest Pope Boland. 

 

Children born to Annie Lois Goins Boland include:

 

        Ernest Pope Boland                                        born about 1923

 

George Goins, son of John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins, was born about 1857 in Georgia.  He appeared at age two in the 1860 census of his parents’ household.

 

Seaborn Goins, son of John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins, was about 1862 in Georgia.

 

William T. “Willie” Goins, son of John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins, was born in January 1865, about one month after his father was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

Mount Herman Goyne, son of Hardy Goyne and Caty Goyne, was born about 1797.

 

He was married January 14, 1818 in Warren County to Polly Allen, according to "Early Georgia Marriages" by Joseph T. Maddox.

 

He was enumerated as the head of the household in the 1830 census of Taliferro County, page 358, according to "Index to the 1830 Census of Georgia."

 

Mount Herman Goyne appeared as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Caddo Parish, Louisiana, Household 778-778:

 

        "Goyne,          Hiram              51, born in GA, farmer, $1,000

                                                             real estate

                                Susan              35, born in GA

                                Sophia            11, born in GA

                                Victoria            9, born in GA

                                Frances            2, born in GA

        Goyne,            Joseph             22, born in LA

                                Matilda           15, born in LA"

 

Children born to Mount Herman Goyne and Polly Allen Goyne include:

 

Sophia Goyne                      born about 1839

Victoria Goyne                    born about 1841

Frances Goyne                    born about 1848

 

Their route led along the old road to Montevallo where they were joined by their surgeon, Dr. Mardis, former member of Congress, and where they camped the first night.  Each man carried his own rations which had been prepared for him by loving hands before setting out.

 

Leaving Montevallo, they went directly to Montgomery, camping out one night.  There they were received by the authorities and assigned to duty.  There they were given arms and ammunition, and in a few days were on a rapid march for the Creek country.

 

Their service in the war was short, for the war itself was of short duration, being only three months, the period for which they had enlisted.  The character of the service was in no respect different from that of ordinary frontier service; and there are no records of any particular acts of heroism accredited to this company or its members.  But they were in several brief engagements, underwent without complaint, several forced marches, and several of its members were commended as skilled and brave in the execution of special duty assigned them. 

 

The company lost none of its members by death, but unused to the sultry sun of the southern part of the state, in many there were planted the germs of fatal disease that made itself felt years afterward.  They received as a reward for their services, the sum of $10 per month and their food.  At or near Montgomery they were mustered out of service, and in straggling bodies, returned home, having tasted the glories of war and found it more dreadful than inviting.' 

 

Who were these men, what of prominence did they achieve and what became of them?  Harrison W. Goyne was a clerk of the County Court.  In 1831 he sat for Jefferson County in the House of Representatives, and in 1836 he represented the county in the State Senate.  After the return home, the Goyne brothers, Harrison and Andrew, nicknamed "Cull," moved away.  The only living member of this command, John Thompson, was born February 25, 1818, and hence will soon be in his seventy-fourth year."

 

"Harrison Goyne" filed a Revolutionary claim with the Republic of Texas Secretary of State following the nation wresting independence from Mexico.  The account was audited by James B. Johnson, according to a compilation prepared by the Texas State Library & Archives, Voucher No. 60, Microfilm Reel 52, Frame No. 310.

 

Larry E. Caver, Jr. transcribed a letter written February 3, 1876 to the editor of the “Birmingham Iron Age” which mentioned the death of Harrison W. Goyne in 1849 in Texas.  The newspaper was published from 1874 to 1884.

 

“Excerpts of Interest from “The Birmingham Iron Age”

 

Tyler, Texas

January 19, 1876

 

Dear Editor Frank:

 

In your paper of the 13th instant, I observe an announce-ment headed ‘Historical’ in which you state that you will soon begin the publication of sketches of the lives of those who participated in the early settle-ment and in the political transactions of Jefferson County, Alabama.  I shall await impartially the appearance of your sketches.  To me they will possess, I know, an indescribable charm. 

 

I wish I could contribute something towards aiding you in this proposed interesting feature of your paper.  Many of those who participated in the public affairs of Jefferson County, in the early years of its settlement, came to Texas:

 

General Wood, Robert Emmet Bledsoe Baylor, John Brown, Harrison W. Goyne, Simpson Robinson, Thomas M. Adkins, Emory Loyd, Henry Click, Taylor Brown, Richard Tankersly and doubtless many others. 

 

Of these above mentioned, all are dead except Henry Click, Taylor Brown and Simpson Robinson, and I am not sure that the last named is living, though he was a year or two ago.  Taylor Brown is living near Henderson, about 30 miles from this place, and was as full of vitality and fun, about two weeks ago, when I saw him, as a [colored man] ever gets of religion--and you know that is so full that he runs over occasionally.  Henry Click, who used to be the best rifle shot that could be found, lives in Cherokee County.  I have not seen him for two or three years.  Simpson Robin-son was living in Leon County a few years ago, and had been chief justice of the county. 

 

General Wood, who participated in what is termed the "pine knot" battle, fought at Jonesboro long before you and I were born, died and was buried near Austin, Texas, many, many years ago; John Brown [Red] died not many years ago, at Brownsboro [named for him] in Henderson County, Texas, about 20 miles west of this place. 

 

Harrison W. Goyne died in 1849 at Lockhart, Western Tex-as in Caldwell County; Emory Loyd died near Henderson, Rusk County, about 15 years ago; Robert E. B. Baylor died near Independence, Washington County, December 31, 1873; Major Adkins died near Larissa, Cherokee County, a few years ago;

 

Woodson Wade I ought to have mentioned also; he is dead too.  Brown, Goyne, Adkins, Robinson, Wood, Loyd and Baylor, were in official line of life in Jefferson County.  Loyd, Wood, John Brown and Goyne served in the Legisla-ture, and Baylor in the Congress of the United States.  Bay-lor, Wood and John Brown served in the Congress of the Republic of Texas; Judge Baylor served for 25 years or more as District Judge. 

 

I furnish you these facts, which you can dress up if you choose, and receive as my contribution. 

 

Why don't you pour hot shot and Greek fire into the Radical Camp?  Have they quit stealing in Alabama?

 

Your friend very hurriedly, but truly,

 

Thomas Smith”

 

Children born to Sen. Harrison W. Goyne and Elizabeth Riley Crawford Goyne are unknown.

 

Sally Goyne, daughter of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1808.  She was married about 1826 to Dempsey Jordan.  At lest four children were born to them, according to the research of Sammy Craig Duncan.

 

John R. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born in Georgia February 18, 1809, according to a letter written August 14, 1989 by Charles Blakeley, a descendant of Burleson, Texas.  He was married about 1828 to Elizabeth Byars who was born March 4, 1812 in North Carolina.  She was the daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Byars of Rutherford County, North Carolina.

 

John R. Goyne was named administrator of the will of his father which was written April 27, 1839 and probated November 27, 1839, according to Jefferson County Will Book, 1818-1840, page 217.

 

In 1849 they lived in Kemper County, Mississippi.  They were enumerated there in the 1850 census as:

 

        "Goyne,           John R.                    41, born in GA, farmer

                                Elizabeth                 38, born in NC

                                Harrison                  19,

                                William                   16,

                                Adeline                    13,

                                John                         10,

                                Nancy                        9,

                                James                         6,

                                Selina                         4,

                                George                       2"

 

Erasmus Goyne and Andrew C[olumbus?] “Cull” Goyne, his brothers were also enumerated in the 1850 census of Kemper County.

 

After a short tenure in Drew County, Arkansas, they removed to Lamar County, Texas after the Civil War. 

 

Children born to John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, according to an old bible record, include:

 

        Susan Goyne                           born February 25, 1830

        Harrison W. Goyne                 born May 26, 1832

        William R. Goyne                   born May 3, 1834

        Adeline Goyne                        born December 19, 1836

        John Stribling Goyne              born April 6, 1839

        Nancy E. Goyne                     born October 7, 1841

        James E. Goyne                      born November 14, 1843

        Selina Goyne                          born October 7, 1846

        George Washington Goyne    born March 4, 1849

        *Elizabeth F. Goyne               born about 1850

        Jefferson Davis Goyne            born December 8, 1852

 

*Elizabeth F. Goyne, suggested as a daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne by family researcher Sammy Craig Duncan of Greenville, Texas, did not appear in the transcript of the bible record.

 

Susan Goyne, daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born February 25, 1830. 

 

Harrison W. Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born May 26, 1832.  He appeared in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi as a 19-year-old living in his father's household.

 

William R. Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born May 3, 1834.  He appeared in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi as a 16-year-old living in the household of his parents.

 

Adeline Goyne, daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born December 19, 1836.  She appeared as a 13-year-old in the 1850 census of her father's household in Kemper County, Mississippi.

 

John Stribling Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born in April 1839 in Alabama, according to his 1900 census enumeration.  He was married about 1868, wife's name Nancy C.  She was born January 23, 1847 in Arkansas.  In 1869 they lived in Lamar County, Texas.

 

They were enumerated there in the 1880 census in Enumera­tion District 131, page 48, precinct 7:

 

        "Goings,          John                 39, born in Arkansas

                                Nancy              31, born in Arkansas

                                Rufus S.           11, born in Texas

                                William             9, born in Texas

                                Mattie L.           5, born in Texas

                                Charley             2, born in Texas"

 

The household of John Stribling Goyne reappeared in the 1900 census of Fannin County, Enumeration District 81, page 2, precinct 7:

 

        "Goyne,           J. S.          61, born in AL in April 1839

                                N. C.        53, born in AR in Jan. 1847, wife

                                William    30, born in TX in February 1870

                                Charles    22, born in TX in Dec. 1877

                                Lillie        19, born in TX in February 1881

                                Ernest      16, born in TX in March 1884"

 

John Stribling Goyne received a deed from Margaret Blakey, according to Fannin County Deed Book 59, page 266.  He also received a deed from W. A. Lane, according to Fannin County Deed Book 78, page 49.  He gave a deed to S. R. Adair, according to Fannin County Deed Book 170, page 509.

 

John Stribling Goyne died in Fannin County August 7, 1925, according to BVS File 29153.  Nancy C. Goyne died at Ivan­hoe, Texas October 21, 1925 of "stricture of the esophagus," according to Fannin County Death Book 3, page 14.

 

Children born to John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne include:

 

        Rufus S. Goyne                      born in 1869

        William H. Goyne                   born February 1, 1870

        Mattie L. Goyne                     born in 1875

        Charles Eldredge Goyne         born December 29, 1877

        Lillie Argada Goyne                born February 1, 1881

        Ernest Wysong Goyne            born in March 1884

 

Rufus S. Goyne, son of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born in 1869 in Texas.  He appeared as an 11-year-old in the 1880 census of his father's household. 

 

William H. Goyne, son of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born February 1, 1870 in Lamar County.  He was enumerated in the 1880 census as a nine-year-old and at age 30 in the 1900 census of his father's household.  He died May 23, 1948 in Fannin County, according to Fannin County Death Book 6, page 1263.  He was buried in Danner Cemetery, according to Ivy Lee Goyne, informant.

 

Mattie L. Goyne, daughter of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born in Texas in 1875.  She appeared as a five-year-old in the 1880 census.  She did not reappear in her fa­ther's household in the 1900 census.

 

Charles Eldredge Goyne, son of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born December 29, 1877 in Lamar County.  He was recorded as a two-year-old in the 1880 census and at age 22 in the 1900 census of his father's house­hold.  He was married at age 30 to Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand July 5, 1908, according to Fannin County marriage records.  In 1914 he was a barber at Bonham.  Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne died March 15, 1915 in Fannin County, according to BVS File 12281.  He died April 8, 1949 of a "heart block," according to Fannin County Death Book 6, page 1562.  His residence at that time was on Boyd Street, and he was listed as a retired barber.

 

Children born to Charles Eldredge Goyne and Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne include:

 

        Ivy Lee Goyne                        born August 23, 1909

        Hazel M. Goyne                      born April 15, 1911

        Kenneth Upton Goyne            born June 18, 1914

 

Ivy Lee Goyne, son of Charles Eldredge Goyne and Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne, was born August 23, 1909, according to Fannin County Birth Book 23, page 615.  He was married to Ruby Holloway December 3, 1931, according to Fannin County Marriage Book I, page 264.  The couple was divorced shortly afterward.  He was remarried August 24, 1934 to Mamie Ruth Green, according to Fannin County Marriage Book Y, page 184.  She was born in 1914.  Ruby Holloway Goyne was remarried to J. L. Meadows February 6, 1935, according to Fannin County Marriage Book X, page 300.

 

Ivy Lee Goyne was listed as the father of an infant who died November 20, 1935 in Fannin County, according to BVS File 51141.  In 1942 Ivy Lee Goyne was a construction worker liv­ing in Bonham.  He was the informant for the death certificate of his father who died May 23, 1948.  They received release of a lien from First National Bank of Bonham December 3, 1951, according to Fannin County Deed Book 332, page 318.  They gave power of attorney to their sister-in-law Effie Estelle Sparrow Goyne June 29, 1956, according to Fannin County Deed Book 394, page 179, suggesting that they were removing from Bonham.

 

Children born to Ivy Lee Goyne and Mamie Ruth Green Goyne include:

 

          [infant]                           died November 20, 1935

        Bobbie Jean Goyne         born May 17, 1942

        Bonnie June Goyne         born May 17, 1942

 

Bobbie Jean Goyne, "third child" of Ivy Lee Goyne and Mamie Ruth Green Goyne, a twin, was born May 17, 1942, according to Fannin County Birth Book 11, page 1129.

 

Bonnie June Goyne, "fourth child" of Ivy Lee Goyne and Mamie Ruth Goyne, a twin, was born May 17, 1942, accord­ing to Fannin County Birth Book 11, page 1130.

 

Hazel M. Goyne, daughter of Charles Eldredge Goyne and Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne, was born April 15, 1911, according to Fannin County Birth Book 2, page 100.

 

Kenneth Upton Goyne, son of Charles Eldredge Goyne and Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne, was born June 18, 1914, according to Fannin County Birth Book 2, page 166.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army March 9, 1943 and was discharged as a private October 1, 1943, according to Fannin County Discharge Book 2, page 259.  He showed a dual enlistment in the Texas National Guard March 9, 1943 and was discharged March 7, 1946 as a private first class, according to Fannin County Discharge Book 6, page 294.  At that time he was "married with two dependents."  He was married about 1943 to Effie Estelle Sparrow.  In 1943 he was shown as a salesman, and in 1950 he was listed as a textile worker.

 

Children born to Kenneth Upton Goyne and Effie Estelle Sparrow Goyne include:

 

        David Eugene Goyne                      born June 5, 1945

 

David Eugene Goyne, son of Kenneth Upton Goyne and Effie Estelle Sparrow Goyne, was born June 5, 1945, according to Fannin County Birth Book 17, page 238.  He was married to Beverly Gail Ray, age 15, June 18, 1966, according to Fannin County Marriage Book 5, page 245.  Children born to David Eugene Goyne and Beverly Gail Ray Goyne are unknown.

 

Lillie Argada Goyne, daughter of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born February 1, 1881, according to BVS File 1223870.  She appeared as a 19-year-old in the 1900 census.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Ernest Wysong Goyne, son of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born in March 1884.  He appeared as a 16-year-old in his father's household in the 1900 census.  On November 8, 1901, at age 17, he was married to Mittie Delaney, daughter of M. C. Delaney and Sarah Jane Taylor Delaney, according to Fannin County Marriage Book N, page 23.  He was remarried to Mrs. Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle April 9, 1907, according to Fannin County Marriage Book Q, page 429.

 

Ernest Wysong Goyne was buried in Danner Cemetery.

 

Children born to Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mittie Delaney Goyne include:

 

        Ethel Mae Goyne                            born January 28, 1904

        Florence Ann Goyne                       born October 17, 1906

        William Earl Goyne                        born March 14, 1906 [error]

 

Children born to Ernest Wyson Goyne and Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle Goyne include:

 

        Velve Beatrice Goyne                     born November 13, 1910

        Vivian Ernest “Tootsie” Goyne      born November 1, 1912

        John Wesley Goyne                        born March 2, 1915

 

Ethel Mae Goyne, daughter of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mittie Delaney Goyne, was born January 28, 1904, according to Fannin County Birth Book 25, page 199.  She was married in 1920 at age 16 in Bonham, Texas to John Henry Embrey, age 18 of Marietta, Oklahoma.  John Henry Embrey was accompanied by “Red” Lemons, his best friend.  After the wedding all three of the young people returned to Marietta by train, according to Elizabeth Embrey.

 

Florence Ann Goyne, daughter of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mittie Delaney Goyne, was born October 17, 1906, according to Fannin County Birth book 13, page 422.

 

William Earl Goyne, son of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mittie Delaney Goyne, was born March 14, 1906, according to Fannin County Birth Book 1, page 223.  This entry is an obvi­ous error.  About 1942 William Earl Goyne was married to Bertha Revenia Rose.  A son was born to William Earl Goyne and Bertha Revenia Rose Goyne December 19, 1944, according to Fannin County Birth Book 16, page 1085.

 

Velve Beatrice Goyne, daughter of Ernest Wyson Goyne and Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle Goyne, was born November 13, 1910, according to Fannin County Birth Book 25, page 1841.  She was married April 25, 1928, perhaps in a double ceremony with her sister, to Edgar Roberts, according to Clay County, Texas Marriage Book 6, page 447.

 

Vivian Ernest “Tootsie” Goyne, daughter of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle Goyne, was born November 1, 1912, according to Fannin County Birth Book 2, page 134.  She was married April 25, 1928, perhaps in a double ceremony with her sister to J. E. Parish, according to Clay County Marriage Book 6, page 447.  “Tootsie” was still living in December 2000, according to Elizabeth Embey.

 

John Wesley Goyne, son of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle Goyne, was born March 2, 1915, according to Fannin County Birth Book 14, page 1214.  On February 25, 1936 he was married to Lois Fay Moore, ac­cording to Fannin County Marriage Book Y, page 279.  John Wesley Goyne, a machinist for Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, lived at 2218 NW 22nd Street, Ft. Worth, from 1947 through 1954.  The name of the company was changed to Convair in 1954, and he continued with it as a metalsmith through 1960.  In 1953 and 1954 Lois Fay Moore Goyne was listed as a nurse's aide at St. Joseph's Hospital, according to the city directory.

 

In 1955 they lived at 5503 Landino, and from 1956 through 1960 they lived at 5501 Crowley [S.P.].  In 1959 he was listed as a foreman at Convair.  In 1960 they lived at 2318 NW 26th Street, Ft. Worth.  In 1963 and 1964 he was listed as a "hand former" for Bell Helicopter and lived at 2507 Lee Avenue, Ft. Worth.

 

Children born to John Wesley Goyne and Lois Fay Moore Goyne include:

 

        Bobbie Jewel Goyne                      born March 3, 1937

        Jimmy Allen Goyne                        born August 11, 1939

        Frankie Lee Goyne                         born February 23, 1943

        Jerry Goyne                                    born about 1947

 

Bobbie Jewel Goyne, daughter of John Wesley Goyne and Lois Fay Moore Goyne, was born March 3, 1937, according to Fan­nin County Birth Book 14, page 1600.  She was married April 12, 1952 to Claude R. Wood, Jr, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 108, page 351.  On May 2, 1953 "Bobbie J. Goyne" was married to Crawford Lane, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 110, page 623.

 

Jimmy Allen Goyne, son of John Wesley Goyne and Lois Faye Moore Goyne, was born August 11, 1939, according to Fannin County Birth Book 17, page 5959.  He was married to Mrs. Edna Lorece Coley October 30, 1961, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 128, page 291.  Apparently they were divorced.  Mrs. Edna Lorece Coley Goyne was married to Stephen Roger Brown March 14, 1969, according to Parker County, Texas Marriage Book 39, page 474.

 

Children born to Jimmy Allen Goyne and Edna Lorece Coley Goyne include:

 

        Jimmy Allen Goyne, Jr.                  born October 25, 1962

 

Jimmy Allen Goyne, Jr, son of Jimmy Allen Goyne and Edna Lorece Coley Goyne, was born October 25, 1962, according to BVS File 128456.

 

Frankie Lee Goyne, daughter of John Wesley Goyne and Lois Fay Moore Goyne, was born February 23, 1943, according to Fannin County Birth Book 13, page 776.

 

Jerry Goyne, assumed to be a child of John Wesley Goyne and Lois Faye Moore Goyne, was born about 1947.  In 1964, he lived at 2507 Lee Avenue, the address of John Wesley Goyne, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.

 

Nancy E. Goyne, daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born October 7, 1846.  She appeared as a nine-year-old in the 1850 census of her parents' household in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi.

 

James E. Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born November 14, 1843.  He appeared as a six-year-old in the 1850 census of his parents' household in Kemper County, Mississippi.

 

Selina Goyne, daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born October 7, 1846.  She appeared as a four-year-old in the 1850 census of her parents' household in Kemper County, Mississippi.

 

George Washington Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Eliza­beth Byars Goyne, was born in Kemper County, Mississippi March 4, 1849, according to the family bible.  He was enumerated in the 1850 census of Kemper County as a two-year-old living in his parents' household.  He was married July 28, 1872 in Lamar County, Texas to Malinda Caroline White.  She was born in Arkansas September 11, 1855.  They continued to live there in 1874 when their first child was born. 

 

They were enumerated in the 1880 census of Bosque County, page 360B, living in the northwest section of the county:

 

“Goyne,              G. W.              25, born in MS

                  M. C.               22, born in AR”

                                S. J.                  6, born in TX

                                Z. S.                 3, born in TX

                             Ithoma A.      5/12, born in TX”

 

On July 26, 1881, George Washington Goyne "of Bosque County, Texas" received a deed from J. M. Cain to 821 acres of land in Hamilton County, Texas for $400, according to Hamilton County Deed Book M, page 26.  He received a deed January 14, 1885 from M. O. Gleason for additional land in Hamilton County, paying $200, according to Hamilton County Deed Book Q, page 627.

 

George Washington Goyne lived on a farm at Fairy, Texas in Hamilton County in 1886 when their fifth child was born.  He received a deed from W. T. Saxon September 1, 1888 for 82 acres, paying $135, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 87, page 519.  He received another deed from M. O. Gleason August 2, 1893 for 21 acres, according to Hamilton County Deed Book T, page 439.  He received a deed from J. W. Woodward July 30, 1898 for 156 acres of land located on Falls Creek for $1,200, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 20, page 156.

 

He appeared as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Hamilton County, Enumeration District 84, page 16, precinct 3:

 

        "Goyne,           George W.       49, born in MS in Mar. 1851

                                Melinda           44, born in TX in Feb. 1856,

                                                               wife

                                Zella                 21, born in TX in Jan. 1879,

                                                              daughter

                                Thorna             19, born in TX in Dec. 1880,

                                                               daughter

                                Carl                 17, born in TX in Feb. 1883, son

                                William           14, born in TX in Oct. 1885, son

                                Mary M.          12, born in TX in Mar. 1888,

                                                              daughter"

 

George Washington Goyne received a deed October 14, 1903 from S. A. Cousins to 208 acres of land for $2,580, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 34, page 345.  On February 22, 1905 he sold land to F. C. Sawyer, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 41, page 199.  They sold the land they pur­chased from Cousins to Merit Young December 20, 1906, los­ing $80 on the property, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 27, page 531.  They continued to live at Fairy at that time.  The transaction was witnessed by Carl A. Goyne and Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutchens.

 

George Washington Goyne died January 2, 1907 in Hamilton County and was buried at Fairy, Texas. 

 

Melinda Caroline White Goyne, "a widow," was joined by her children and grandchildren in giving right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Company July 30, 1929, across 385 acres of land, ac­cording to Hamilton County Deed Book 103, page 99.  She died of pneumonia October 31, 1937, at age 82, and was buried at Fairy beside her husband, according to Hamilton County Death Book 6, page 117.

 

Children born to George Washington Goyne and Melinda Caroline White Goyne include:

 

        Susan Josephine Goyne          born March 19, 1873

        Zella Goyne                            born September 11, 1876

        Thorna Goyne                         born December 31, 1880

        Carl A. Goyne                         born February 8, 1883

        William Earl Goyne                 born October 8, 1886

        Mary Mauzee Goyne                born March 8, 1888

 

Susan Josephine "Josie" Goyne, daughter of George Wash­ington Goyne and Malinda Carolina White Goyne, was born in Lamar County March 19, 1873.  She was married March 27, 1892 to Walton Clinton Blakely, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 1, page 269.  He was born March 5, 1871 in Blount County, Alabama to James Daniel Blakely and Nancy Hanna Blackburn Blakely.  He died at Waco, Texas April 30, 1921,

 

In 1929, Susan Josephine “Josie” Goyne Blakely, a femme sole, was living in Tarrant County, Texas.  She died at Ft. Worth, Texas October 11, 1942.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Moran “Jack” Blakely                    born January 12, 1900

 

Moran “Jack” Blakely, son of Walton Clinton Blakely and Susan Josephine Goyne Blakely, was born January 12, 1900 at Fairy.  He was married April 2, 1920 at Hico, Texas to Vinita May Burson.  She was born October 6, 1899 to Archibald John Burson and Carrie Marie Mauzie Burson of Bosque County, Texas.

 

Jack Moran Blakely died December 28, 1957 at Iredell, Texas in Bosque County.  Children born to them include:

 

        Charles Eugene Blakely                  born November 26, 1935

 

Charles Eugene Blakely, son of Jack Moran Blakely and Vinita May Burson Blakely, was born November 26, 1935 at Stephenville, Texas.  He was married December 15, 1956 at Iredell, Texas to Doris Norene Fillingim.  In 1992 and in 1998, they were living at Burleson, Texas.  In January 2000, they removed to Iredell, Texas, his hometown.  Children born to Charles Eugene Blakely and Doris Norene Fillingim Blakely are unknown.

 

Zella Goyne, daughter of George Washington Goyne and Melinida Caroline White Goyne, was born in Lamar County September 11, 1877.  She appeared in the 1900 census in her father's household as a 21-year-old.  In 1929, Zella Goyne, "femme sole," joined her mother and siblings in granting right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.  On June 30, 1941 she was de­clared "non compus mentis" by Tarrant County Probate Court.  Sybil Flowers was appointed her guardian.  Zella Goyne, "fem-me sole of Hamilton County," sold her inheritance in five tracts of land in Hamilton County that had belonged to her parents to her brother William Earl Goyne and Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson for $1,200 July 18, 1953, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 167, page 636.  She died unmarried at Hico, Texas December 4, 1961, at age 84, of heart disease, according to Hamilton County Death Book 10, page 145.  She was buried in the Fairy cemetery.

 

Thorna Goyne, daughter of George Washington Goyne and Melinida Caroline White Goyne, was born in December 1880, according to the 1900 census.  She was probably born in Bosque County.  She appeared as a 19-year-old in the 1900 census of her father's household.  She was married to R. J. Ogle November 3, 1901, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 4, page 6.  They continued in Hamilton County in 1929 when they joined family members in conveying right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.  On January 3, 1946 R. J. Ogle and Thorna Goyne Ogle "of Hico, Texas" sold her inheritance to William Earl Goyne for $1,400, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 134, page 283.  Thorna Goyne Ogle continued at Hico in 1955.

 

Carl A. Goyne, son of George Washington Goyne and Melinida Caroline White Goyne, was born in February 1883, probably in Hamilton County.  He appeared there in the 1900 census as a 17-year-old.  He was married to Miss Ollie Mabel Cole November 1, 1904, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 4, page 225.  On March 9, 1906 they were living in Hico.  On December 6, 1906 he witnessed a deed of his parents.  Apparently he died shortly afterward.  Mrs. Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne was remarried to J. E. King December 15, 1910, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 5, page 159.  On October 1, 1970 Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne King, "a widow" joined her son in giving a correction deed to William Earl Goyne to property he had purchased from them in 1939.

 

Children born to Carl A. Goyne and Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne include:

 

        Furman Cole Goyne                                born March 9, 1906

 

Furman Cole Goyne, son of Carl A. Goyne and Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne, was born March 9, 1906, according to Hamilton County Birth Book 1, page 66.  "Furman Goen" appeared in the 1924 edition of the Ft. Worth city directory, living at 1715 Cooper.  In 1926 "Furman C. Goyen, driver" appeared in the Amarillo, Texas city directory rooming at 309 North Pierce Street.  On March 30, 1929, Furman Cole Goyne, "a single man of Hamilton County" joined other members of his family in conveying a right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.

 

Furman Cole Goyne was married to Mrs. Marjorie F. Joslin at Amarillo, according to Potter County Marriage Book 7, page 516.  Of Marjorie F. Joslin Goyne nothing more is known.  On March 5, 1933, he was remarried at Clovis, New Mexico to Susie Marie Thomsen who was born at Tahlequah, Oklahoma August 6, 1911, according to Curry County, New Mexico Marriage Book 13, page 333.  In the 1933 city directory of Amarillo they appeared living at 311 East 12th Avenue.  He was employed as a serviceman for Cockrell-Lokey, Inc.  In the 1934-35-36 editions, they were recorded at 309 Bellview, and he was listed as a mechanic for Frost Motor Co.  In the 1938-39 edition he was listed as manager of Amarillo Cooperative Association, and they lived at 3810 Centre Avenue.

 

On March 31, 1939 Furman Cole Goyne sold his Hamilton County inheritance to his uncle, William Earl Goyne, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 118, page 191.  From 1939 to 1942 they lived at 1206 West 20th Street, and both of them were employed by Amarillo Paint & Wall Paper Co.  From 1942 to 1944 they lived at 3703 Fountain Terrace.  In 1944 the couple started their own business, Goyne Studio.  In 1947 they lived at 4218 West 15th Street; in 1948 at 1107 Rosemont, in 1951, 1952 and 1953 at 3903 Cheyenne, still operating Goyne Studio.

 

From 1954 to 1961, they lived at 1319 Travis.  In 1956 "Marie Goyne" was shown to be a resident of El Paso, Texas.  In 1957 and 1958 he was shown in the Amarillo city directory as a salesman for S. W. Fabrics.  In 1962, their residence was shown as 1313 Herman.  In 1966, he was shown in the di­rectory as a decorator living at The Palisades, south of Amarillo.  In 1968 Furman Cole Goyne appeared in the di­rectory as an interior decorator living at 1313 Herman.  Susie Marie Thomsen Goyne appeared at that address and was listed as the owner of Goyne's Commercial Interiors in El Paso.  Furman Cole Goyne and Susie Marie Thomsen Goyne appeared in the 1971 city directory of El Paso living at 2317 Wyoming.  They were the owners of Goyne's Commercial Interiors located at 3232 Nations Avenue.

 

Furman Cole Goyne and Susie Marie Thompson Goyne re­ceived a warranty deed from Bill H. Alexander February 29, 1968 for a lot in Western Express Addition, Amarillo, ac­cording to Randall County Deed Book 406, page 641.

 

On October 1, 1970 they joined his mother, Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne King, "a widow," in giving a correction deed to William Earl Goyne to the property he had purchased from them in 1939.  They purchased property September 10, 1973 from William Leslie Hamilton and resold it the same day to Cleta Evans, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 214, page 74.

 

Evelyn Goyne, perhaps a relative of Furman Cole Goyne listed at 1101 Harrison in 1960, according to the Amarillo city directory.  At that time she was employed by West Texas Electronics as a stockwoman.  In 1962, "Mrs. B. Evelyn Goyne" was living at 2025 Crockett.  In 1964 she was living at The Palisades and was employed by Goyne Decorator's Service & Supply.  In 1965 she was the manager of Talmadge Apartments at 1401 Van Buren.  "Mrs. Vivian Goyne" was also listed as the manager of Talmadge Apartments in 1965.

 

It is believed that children born to Furman Cole Goyne and Susie Marie Thompson Goyne include:

 

        Carolyn Cole Goyne                       born June 6, 1939

 

Carolyn Cole Goyne, believed to be a daughter of Furman Cole Goyne and Susie Marie Thompson Goyne, was born June 6, 1939 in Potter County, according to BVS File 51235.  "Caroline Goyne" was listed in the 1956 city directory of Amarillo as a receptionist for KFDA Radio & Television.

 

William Earle Goyne, son of George Washington Goyne and Malinda Caroline White, was born October 9, 1886 at Fairy, Texas, according to Hamilton County Delayed Birth Book 14, page 283.  He was the fifth of their children, all of whom were living at his birth. 

 

He appeared as a 14-year-old in the 1900 census report of his father's household.  On July 30, 1929, he joined his mother and sisters in giving right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.  William Earle Goyne was married about 1909, wife's name unknown. 

 

He was remarried to Helena Clifford Loden December 19, 1931, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 9, page 328.  She was born in 1901 at Alexander, Texas and was 15 years younger than her husband.  He was the postmaster at Fairy in 1935, and they continued there in 1939. 

 

He purchased the interest of Furman Cole Goyne and his mother in the estate of George Washington Goyne and Me­linda Caroline White Goyne March 31, 1939 for $500, ac­cording to Hamilton County Deed Book 118, page 191.  On January 3, 1946 William Earl Goyne and Helene Clifford Loden Goyne purchased the inheritance of his sister Thoma Goyne Ogle for $1,400, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 134, page 547.  On March 20, 1946 he received a deed from E. C. Allison, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 136, page 29.

 

He received one-half acre of land for $500 from the Methodist Church of Fairy December 29, 1950, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 159, page 110.  William Earl Goyne and his sister Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson purchased the inheritance of their sister, Zella Goyne for $1,200 July 18, 1953, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 167, page 636.  On December 6, 1968, William Earl Goyne purchased the inheritance of the last devisee, Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson in a land swap, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 203, page 337 and 552.  He was a resident of Hico in December 1972.

 

William Earle Goyne died May 14, 1980 at age 93 of sepsis, according to Hamilton County Death Book 14, page 66.  He was buried in Fairy Cemetery.  Malinda Lou Goyne Dowdy was the informant for the death certificate information.

 

Children born to William Earle Goyne and Helena Clifton Loden Goyne include:

 

        Wilma Grace Goyne               born October 12, 1935

        Malinda Lou Goyne                born April 10, 1939

 

Wilma Grace Goyne, daughter of William Earl Goyne and He­lena Clifford Loden Goyne, was born October 12, 1935 at Fairy, according to Hamilton County Birth Book 5, page 119.  She was an employee of Archenhold Auto Supply and lived at 425 College Avenue, according to the 1956 edition of the Ft. Worth city directory.  In 1957, she was a stenographer at Con­vair and lived at 2008 Hemphill.  She was married to Benny McDowell May 29, 1959, according to Tarrant County Mar­riage Book 119, page 38.

 

Malinda Lou Goyne, daughter of William Earl Goyne and He­lena Clifford Loden Goyne, was born April 10, 1939, ac­cording to Hamilton County Marriage Book 6, page 265.  She appeared as a clerk at Stationers Distributors, Ft. Worth and lived at 1200 Lilac, according to the 1958 city directory.  She was married to Elvin L. Magers February 24, 1959, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 122, page 599.  She was the informant for the death certificate information of her father in 1980.

 

Mary Mauzee Goyne, daughter of George Washington Goyne and Melinda Carolina White Goyne, was born in March 1888, probably in Hamilton County.  She appeared as 12-year-old in the 1900 census of her father's household.  She was married to Pate McCutcheon September 11, 1904, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 4, page 211.  She witnessed a deed for her father December 20, 1906, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 27, page 521.  Later she was remarried to O. E. Whitson. 

 

On July 30, 1929 O. E. Whitson and Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson joined her mother and siblings in grant-ing right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.  On July 18, 1953 Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson joined her brother, Wil-liam Earl Goyne in purchasing the inheritance in five tracts of land from their sister, Zella Goyne, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 167, page 636.  On December 6, 1968, she, a widow, made a property swap with William Earl Goyne, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 203, pages 377 and 552.

 

Elizabeth F. Goyne, regarded as a daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne by Sammy Craig Duncan, was born about 1850, probably in Kemper County, Mississippi.  She was married February 19, 1867 to J. Ebenezer Gordon in Lamar County, Texas, according to the research of Frank Covey, a descendant.  A marriage license had been issued February 13, 1867 to "J. E. Gordon and E. F. Goin," according to Lamar County marriage records.  J. Ebenezer Gordon was born in Georgia about 1836.

 

Jefferson Davis Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born December 8, 1852, according to the family bible.  He was married December 16, 1875 in Lamar County, Texas to Lenis Angelina “Angie” Honeycutt who was born in Arkansas February 17, 1858, according to Sherry Stringer who retains the original marriage license.

 

He appeared in the 1880 census of northwest Bosque County, page 365B at age 27.  His mother-in-law, Mrs. M. E. Wall, was recorded with the family.

 

They were living Bosque County, Texas in 1895.  “Mrs. J. D. Goyne” died December 15, 1929 and was buried in the Fairy Cemetery in Hamilton County.  After her death, Jefferson Davis Goyne removed to Albany, Texas to live with a daughter, Minnie Pearlee Goyne Loader.  He died in 1935 and was buried in Albany. 

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Allie Goyne                                    born about 1876

        John Mayzee Goyne                       born in May 1879

        Minnie Pearle Goyne                      born March 16, 1885

        Stella Cora Goyne                           born in June 1887

        Thomas William Goyne                  born in June 1891

        Lillie Mae Goyne                            born in September 1894

          [infant]                                          born about 1898

 

Allie Goyne, daughter of Jefferson Davis Goyne and Lenis Angeline “Angie” Honeycutt Goyne, was born about 1876.  She was married about 1892 to William Mackey.

 

John Mayzee Goyne, son of Jefferson Davis Goyne and Lenis Angeline “Angie” Honeycutt Goyne, was born in May 1879.  He was married in 1899 to Elizabeth “Ellie” Crow.  He died at Bellmead, Texas in McLennan County.

 

Minnie Pearle Goyne, daughter of Jefferson Davis Goyne and Lenis Angeline “Angie” Honeycutt Goyne, was born March 16, 1885 at Iredell, Texas in Bosque County.  She was married tere December 20, 1903 to James Henry William Loader, according to Sherry Stringer, a great-granddaughter.  He died in the influenza epidemic October 19, 1918.  She died June 9, 1958 of a heart attack in Abilene, Texas in Hendrick Memorial Hospital.  She was buried there in Elmwood Cemetery. 

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Vivian Ester Loader               born November 11, 1904

        Minnie Viola Loader              born March 12, 1907

        Jimmie Nolan Loader             born March 14, 1909

        Lillie Faye Loader                  born February 25, 1910

Homer Pedigo Loader                 born January 23, 1912

Melvin Jeff Loader                      born August 8, 1916

James Henry Loader                   born February 21, 1919

 

Vivian Ester Loader, daughter of James Henry William Loader and Minnie Pearlee Goyne Loader, was born November 11, 1904 at Meredian, Texas. She died January 6, 1966 in Lindsay, California.

 

Minnie Viola Loader, daughter of James Henry William Loader and Minnie Pearlee Goyne Loader, was born March 12, 1907 at Meredian.  She was married about 1924 to Frank Tucker.  She was remarried to Roy Allen.  She died January 2, 1996 at Albany, Texas.

 

Jimmie Nolan Loader, son of James Henry William Loader and Minnie Pearlee Goyne Loader, was born March 14, 1909 at Meridian.  He died there three weeks later, April 8, 1909.

 

Lillie Faye Loader, daughter of James Henry William Loader and Minnie Pearlee Goyne Loader, was born at Meridian February 25, 1910, according to Sherry Springer, a granddaughter.  She was married there to Harvey Lee Martin September 29, 1926.  She died September 27, 1990 at Abilene and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

 

Homer Pedigo Loader, son of James Henry William Loader and Minnie Pearlee Goyne Loader, was born January 23, 1912 at Meridian.  He died there a month later on February 23, 1912.

 

Melvin Jeff Loader, son of James Henry William Loader and Minnie Pearlee Goyne Loader, was born August 8, 1916 at Benjamin, Texas.  He was married about 1939 to Geneva Lively.  He died April 12, 1993 in Abilene.

 

James Henry Loader, son of James Henry William Loader and Minnie Pearlee Goyne Loader, was born February 21, 1919 at Fairy, Texas in Hamilton County.  He was married about 1946 to Pauline Johnston.  He died at Breckenridge, Texas.

 

Stella Cora Goyne, daughter of Jefferson Davis Goyne and Lenis Angeline “Angie” Honeycutt Goyne, was born in June 1887.  She was married about 1904 to Roy Hammond.  She died in California.

 

Thomas William Goyne, son of Jefferson Davis Goyne and Lenis Angeline “Angie” Honeycutt Goyne, was born in June 1891.  He died in Stamford, Texas.

 

Lillie Mae Goyne, daughter of Jefferson Davis Goyne and Lenis Angeline “Angie” Honeycutt Goyne, was born in September 1894.  She was married about 1911 to Lawton Cunningham.

 

An infant was born to Jefferson Davis Goyne and Lenis Angeline “Angie” Honeycutt Goyne about 1898.  It is believed that it died in childhood.

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Lona Goyne, parents unknown, was born in 1891 and died in 1927.  She was also buried in Albany Cemetery in Albany.

 

Andrew C[olumbus] “Cull” Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1812 in North Carolina.  Andrew C. "Cull" Goyne served as a private in the same company which was incorporated into the Fourth Alabama Mounted Volunteers, according to "Index to Compiled Service Records, Alabama Units, Creek War, 1836-1837" by Achee and Wright.  He was enumerated in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi living in the household of Erasmus C. Goyne, his brother.  It is believed that Andrew C[olumbus] “Cull” Goyne did not marry.

 

J. W. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1815 in North Carolina.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Erasmus C. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1820 in North Carolina.  He was married about 1838, wife's name Annie, according to the research of Sammy Craig Duncan. 

 

They were enumerated in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi. 

 

“Erasmus Goynes,” a North Carolinian, appeared as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Kemper County:

 

        "Goynes,         Erasmus  30, born in NC

                                Ana         27, born in AL

                                Ellen        14, born in AL

                                John         12, born in AL

                                Susan         8, born in MS

                                Sam            5, born in MS

        Goynes,           A. C*.      38, born in NC, brother"

 

        *Amos C. Goyne[?]

 

Amos Goynes and Wiley W. Goynes, regarded as kinsmen, were enumerated in the 1840 census of Kemper County.

 

He was remarried about 1843 to Sarah Frances Germany who was born in Mississippi about 1825.  In 1843 when a son was born to them they were living in Mississippi.

 

“E. C. Goins” was enumerated as the head of Household 673-673 in the 1860 census of the Veazey township Drew County, Arkansas:

 

        “Goins,            E. C.               35, born in AL, farmer

                                Sarah               35, born in Al, wife

                                Jefferson         13, born in MS

                                Frances            11, born in MS

                                Urastus            10, born in MS

                                Emily                 8, born in MS

                                Martha               2, born in AR”

 

They appeared in the 1870 census of Lamar County, Texas, page 26, Beat 3, Household 195-195:

 

        "Gowen,         Erasmus C.      48, born in AL, farm laborer,

                                                              $150 personal property,

                                                              illiterate

                                Sarah               48, born in AL, housekeeper

                                Erastus            16, born in MS

                                Emily               13, born in MS

                                James               11, born in AR"

 

Later they removed to Bosque County, Texas.

 

Children born to Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne, ac­cording to Sammy Craig Duncan, include:

 

        Ellen Goyne                                    born about 1840

        John Goyne                                     born about 1841

        Susan Goyne                                   born about 1843

        Sam Goyne                                      born about 1845

 

Children born to Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne include:

 

        Erastus Richard Goyne                  born April 5, 1850

        Ben Goyne                                     born about 1853

        Emily Goyne                                  born in 1857

        James Eldridge Goyne                    born in September 1861

 

Ellen Goyne, daughter of Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne, was born about 1840.

 

John Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne, was born about 1841.

 

Susan Goyne, daughter of Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne, was born about 1843.

 

Sam Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne was born about 1845.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne, was born in Mississippi April 5, 1850.  His enumeration in the 1900 census of Bosque County shows his birth as April 1851 in Alabama.  He was married about 1880 to Sarah Elizabeth Hatch who born in Texas May 1, 1854.  She was the daughter of Rev. O. Hatch, who was born in Ohio and his wife, name unknown, who was also born in Ohio.

 

In 1884 Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne were living in Texas, probably Bosque County.  About 1887 Erastus Richard Goyne and B. W. Hatch deeded 206 acres to W. L. Jones of Coryell County for $206, according to Bosque County Deed Book 7, page 637.  On December 29, 1888 they repurchased the land they had sold to W. L. Jones for $206, according to Bosque County Deed Book 11, page 154.    On February 27, 1892 Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne gave a deed to B. W. Hatch, possibly a relative, to their half of the land in the McFarland Survey on the Bosque River for $103, according to Bosque County Deed Book 11, page 152.

 

On February 16, 1892 they gave a deed to R. H. Pate to 131.33 acres of land in the McFarland Survey which they had pur­chased from W. L. Jones.  Consideration was $200, according to Bosque County Deed Book 19, page 356.

 

On September 24, 1890 they received a deed from W. L. Jones of Coryell County, to 131 acres of land in the McFarland Sur­vey, according to Bosque County Deed Book 18, page 67.

 

On November 14, 1891 Erastus Richard Goyne received a deed from F. O. Hatch et ux to 103 acres on the East prong of Bosque River "at the northeast corner of 206 acres purchased by Goyne and Hatch from W. L. Jones" in the McFarland Survey, according to Bosque County Deed Book 19, pages 39 and 42.

 

In 1892 Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne received a deed from John M. Monk et ux to a lot in Walnut Springs for $385, according to Bosque County Deed Book 25, page 289.  On September 3, 1892 they received a deed from R. H. Pate to 131.33 acres of land in the McFarland Survey for $200, according to Bosque County Deed Book 26, page 496.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne re­ceived a quit claim deed from H. W. Taylor June 19, 1897 for $8, according to Bosque County Deed Book 119, page 424.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne appeared in the 1900 census of Bosque County, Enumeration District 3, page 7, as the head of a household consisting of:

 

        "Goyne,          Erastus            49, born in AL in April 1851

                                Sarah E.           46, born in TX in May 1854

                                Cora C.            18, born in TX in Aug. 1881

                                Jesse A.           16, born in TX in Mar. 1884

                                Thomas D.       11, born in TX in July 1888

                                Essie M.            8, born in TX in Aug. 1891"

 

They received a deed from M. J. Barnes to lots in Walnut Springs December 15, 1903, according to Bosque County Deed Book 120, page 272.  They gave a deed to E. E. Summers March 26, 1898 to lot 8 in Rogers Addition of Walnut Springs for $350, according to Bosque County Deed Book 33, page 49.  They received a deed from E. L. Deatherage et ux August 24, 1900 to land in the McFarland Survey for $400, according to Bosque County Deed Book 37, page 83.

 

They gave a deed to John W. Gosdin, their son-in-law, September 12, 1909, to lots in Roslyn Park Addition, Walnut Springs for $100, according to Bosque County Deed Book 61, page 98.

 

They received a deed from J. C. Osborne et ux in 1910 to lots in Rogers Addition, Walnut Springs for $2,900, according to Bosque County Deed Book 71, page 479.

 

They received a deed from G. C. Wilks et ux March 1, 1911 for 1.5 acres of land for $20.80, according to Bosque County Deed Book 72, page 86.  They received a deed from J. C. Osborne et ux to a lot in Roundtree Addition, Walnut Springs for $700, according to Bosque County Deed Book 61, page 370.  They paid G. M. McDaniels et ux $2,285 for 124.59 acres of land December 18, 1913, according to Bosque County Deed Book 69, page 76.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne "of Bosque County" gave a warranty deed to J. C. Osborne for 200 acres in Somervell County, according to Sommervell County Deed Book T, page 201.  They also gave a release to T. H. Cousins for 77 acres on October 14, 1914, according to Deed Book T, page 474.  They also gave a release to J. C. Osborne on March 4, 1919, according to Somervell County Deed Book V, page 167.  Erastus Richard Goyne purchased the above 200 acres of land November 1, 1900 from George B. Johnston, according to Somervell County Deed Book N, page 515.   Johnston gave him a release on the property on December 4, 1913, according to Somervell County Deed Book S, page 235.  Erastus Richard Goyne received a transfer from J. C. Osborne January 20, 1912, according to Somervell County Deed Book T, page 747.  They received a deed from M. E. and J. R. Shannon, Jr. December 9, 1916 to lots in Rogers Addition, Walnut Springs, for $400, according to Bosque County Deed Book 75, page 226.  On October 14, 1918 they gave an oil lease to W. Z. Dozier to 131.4 acres in the McFarland Survey, according to Bosque County Deed 80, page 359.  They gave a deed to J. W. Goldsmith March 17, 1920 to lots in Rogers Addition, Walnut Springs for $1,200, according to Bosque County Deed Book 93, page 374.

 

They paid $4,000 to J. P. Rogers in 1921 for 124.59 acres in the Soria Survey, according to Bosque County Deed Book 96, page 540.  On December 31, 1923 they received a deed from W. C. Pool et ux to the south half of Lot 4, Block 8, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 100, page 605.  On March 3, 1924 they sold this property to J. W. Gosdin for $650, according to Bosque County Deed Book 100, page 594.

 

On October 11, 1930 they received a deed from Glenn Miller to a lot in Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 115, page 555.  On November 2, 1931 they received a deed from John W. Gosdin to a lot in Walnut Springs for $500, according to Bosque County Deed Book 117, page 352.

 

On November 2, 1931 they gave a deed to John W. Gosdin to lots in Walnut Springs for $500, according to Bosque County Deed Book 117, page 351.  They purchased Block 26 from John W. Gosdin September 29, 1933 for $250, according to Bosque County Deed Book 119, page 467.

 

Later they sold 412.9 acres to Flake Williams for $4,129, ac­cording to Bosque County Deed Book 125, page 42.  The land was located in the McFarland Survey.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne died June 28, 1936 of cancer, according to Bosque County Death Book 3, page 15.  He was buried in Oak Cemetery in Walnut Springs, according to Cora Catherine Goyne Gosdin, informant of Walnut Springs.  He lived to an age of 85 years, two months and 23 days.

 

Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne died April 16, 1939, according to Bosque County Death Book 3, page 71.  Her death was at­tributed to pneumonia, according to Jesse Alonzo Goyne, Walnut Springs, informant.  She was buried beside her husband.  She lived to the age of 84 years, 11 months and 16 days.

 

Children reared by Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne include:

 

        Cora Catherine Goyne                    born in August 1881

        Jesse Alonzo Goyne                        born March 10, 1884

        Thomas Dewitt Goyne                    born in July 1888

        Essie Myrtle Goyne                        born in August 1891

        Lillie Lambert Goyne                     born about 1892

 

Cora Catherine Goyne, daughter of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born in August 1881, probably in Bosque County.  She appeared as an 18-year-old in the 1900 census of her father's household in Bosque County.  She was married to John W. Gosdin October 27, 1904, according to Bosque County Marriage Book H, page 119.  In December 1941 Cora Catherine Goyne Gosdin lived in Bosque County.

 

Jesse Alonzo Goyne, son of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born in Texas, probably in Bosque County March 10, 1884.  He appeared as a 16-year-old in the 1900 census of his father's household in Bosque County.  He was married January 2, 1913, to Willie Mae Mingus who was born at Iredell, Texas September 11, 1890.  She was the daughter of R. L. Mingus and Catherine Sumrall Mingus.  In 1913 he was listed as a farmer.  In 1923 he was listed as a miller and lived at Walnut Springs.

 

In 1929 he received a deed from R. S. Shelton to lot in Mc­Clellan Addition, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 113, page 350.  On January 2, 1936 he received a deed from his parents to the south half of Lot 4, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 126, page 310.  Jim Goyne witnessed the deed.

 

On November 23, 1937 Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne gave a deed to N. L. Mingus to 75.5 acres in the Hawkins Survey for $250, according to Bosque County Deed Book 127, page 499.  In 1938 they joined other Goyne heirs to give a deed to Miss Jewell Barnes to lots in Rogers Addition, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 131, page 401.

 

In 1941 the joined other Goyne heirs to give a deed to John W. Gosdin to the east two thirds of Block 26, Rogers Addition, according to Bosque County Deed Book 136, page 180.  On December 10, 1945 they gave a deed to Raymond Hickok to the south half of Lot 4, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 145, page 594.

 

Jesse Alonzo Goyne died September 18, 1973 of a coronary occlusion at Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Death Book 11, page 193.  He was 89 years old and listed as a retired feed store merchant.  He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery at Walnut Springs, according to Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, informant.

 

Willie Mae Mingus Goyne died May 3, 1975 at age 84 of pneumonia, according to Bosque County Death Book 12, page 119.  She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, according to Mrs. Eva Hazel Goyne Heartsill, her daughter, informant.

 

Children born to Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne include:

 

        Eva Hazel Goyne                    born November 14, 1913

        Jim Murray Goyne [twin]       born November 6, 1914

        Jimmie Lee Goyne [twin]       born November 6, 1914

        Quenton R. L. Goyne             born January 5, 1916

        Alma Catherine Goyne           born August 17, 1918

        Lorena Goyne                         born February 2, 1920

        Raymond Jesse Goyne            born June 21, 1923

        Nina Mae Goyne                     born January 10, 1925

 

Eva Hazel Goyne, daughter of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born November 14, 1913 in Bosque County, according to Bosque County Birth Book 1, page 413.  She was married about 1933, husband's name, Heartsill.  In 2001 she lived in Walnut Springs.

 

Jim Murray Goyne, twin son of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born November 6, 1914, according to Bosque County Birth Book 3, page 714.  He, a single man, enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps January 21, 1943 at Dallas, Texas.  He listed his civilian occupation as warehouse foreman, according to Bosque County Discharge Book 2, page 414.  He saw service with the 875th Bomber Squadron in Lincoln Nebraska, Chanute Field, Illinois, the Western Pacific and in Japan.  He was discharged November 25, 1945 as a staff sergeant.

 

Jimmie Lee Goyne, twin son of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus, was born November 6, 1914, according to BVS File 981453.

 

Quenton R. L. Goyne, son of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born January 5, 1916 at Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Birth Book 3, page 13.

 

He enlisted in the U. S. Army February 3, 1942 from his home in Tarrant County, Texas.  He served as a Technician Fourth Class in the 235th Quartermaster Battalion.  He received six bronze stars for participation in battles in Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno and Po Valley during World War II, according to Bosque County Discharge Book 2, page 124.  He was discharged August 2, 1945 and gave his civilian occupation as a printer.

 

Quenton R. L. Goyne, a student lived at 914 West Cannon Av­enue, according to the 1947 city directory of Ft. Worth, Texas.  On February 2, 1948 he received a warranty deed from Charles Lee Mullins to a lot in Raef Addition, Ft. Worth, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1974, page 460.  From 1949 through 1974 he was employed as a bindryman for Branch-Smith Company and lived at 3528 Ada through that entire period.  From 1957 through 1974 he was listed as foreman of the bindry department of Branch-Smith.

 

On September 21, 1950 Quenton R. L. Goyne received a war­ranty deed from Marion Behrens to a lot in Trentman Addition for $4,250, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 2238, page 94.  On February 12, 1958 he gave a release to property in Palo Pinto County, Texas to R. B. Shiflet, according to Palo Pinto County Deed Book 275, page 62.

 

On July 11, 1960 Quenton R. L. Goyne, "a single man, having always been single since he purchased the land January 28, 1953," gave a warranty deed to a lot in Rockwood Terrace to David Tolbert, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 3461, page 416.  On July 29, 1962 he gave a warranty deed to the property to Thomas W. Malone, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 3646, page 335.

 

Alma Catherine Goyne, daughter of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born at Walnut Springs August 17, 1918, according to Bosque County Birth Book B, page 303.  She was married July 23, 1947 to G. G. Caldwell, according to Bosque County Birth Book L, page 623.  In 1966 and in 2001 she continued to live at Walnut Springs.  It is reported that she retained the family bible.

 

Lorena Goyne, daughter of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born at Walnut Springs February 2, 1920, according to Bosque County Birth Book B, page 187.  She was married about 1946, husband's name Shiflet.  In De­cember 1966 she lived in Mineral Wells, Texas.  Two children, names unknown, were born to her, one June 30, 1947 and one October 17, 1949.

 

Nina Mae Goyne, daughter of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born at Walnut Springs January 10, 1925, according to Bosque County Birth Book B, page 93.  She was married about 1944, husband's name Olson.  In September 1966 she lived at Walnut Springs.  She was the mother of two children, names unknown.  One was born August 21, 1945 and, one was born September 4, 1947.  In 2001 she lived in Arlington, Texas, according to her daughter, Linda Olson. 

 

Raymond Jesse Goyne, son of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born at Walnut Springs June 21, 1923, according to Bosque County Birth Book 2, page 211.

 

He enlisted in the U. S. Navy December 5, 1942 and was dis­charged December 22, 1945, according to Ellis County, Texas Discharge Book 3, page 130.  His home address at that time was given as 1405 Ferris Avenue, Waxahachie, Texas.  He was married to Betty Louise Barnes about the time of his discharge.  Raymond Jesse Goyne, a metalsmith for Henry Auto Works and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, lived at 1915 East Avenue in 1952, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.

 

From 1953 through 1973 they lived at 4717 Nolan Avenue, Ft. Worth, according to the directory.  In 1955 Raymond Jesse Goyne became an adjuster for Service Fire Insurance Com­pany.  In 1970 he became an adjuster for Quality Adjustment Service.

 

In 1959 Betty Louise Barnes Goyne was a saleswomen at Stri­blings.  From 1963 through 1970 she was a bookkeeper for Morrison Supply Company.  In 1972 she was a bookkeeper for Stationers Distributors.

 

Children born to Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne include:

 

        Richard Michael Goyne                  born January 26, 1946

        James David Goyne                        born March 9, 1947

        Janet Elizabeth Goyne                    born August 21, 1948

        Bonita Goyne                                  born October 26, 1954

 

Richard Michael Goyne, son of Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, was born in Ellis County January 26, 1946, according to the BVS File 3669.  In the 1964 city di­rectory of Ft. Worth he appeared as a student living at 4717 Nolan, the address of his parents.  On June 1, 1964 he was married to Kathryn Lawton, who was born in 1945, according to Parker County Marriage Book 36, page 346.  Richard Michael Goyne and Kathryn Lawton Goyne apparently lived in Weatherford, Texas for a period.

 

James David Goyne, son of Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, was born in Ellis County March 9, 1947.  He appeared as a student in the 1965 Ft. Worth city directory living at the home of his parents at 4717 Nolan.  From 1967 through 1973 he was employed as a warehouseman by Skyline Industries and continued to live at 4717 Nolan.  He was married to Lynda A. Harlow June 13, 1969, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 141, page 275.  Of James David Goyne and Lynda A. Harlow Goyne nothing more is known.

 

Janet Elizabeth Goyne, daughter of Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, was born in Ellis County August 21, 1948.  She appeared as a saleswomen for Leonard's De­partment Store in 1967 and lived at 4717 Nolan the address of her parents, according to the city directory.  In 1968 and 1969 she was a telephone operator and lived at 3225 South Univer­sity Drive, according to the directory.

 

Bonita Goyne, daughter of Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, was born October 26, 1954 in Ft. Worth.  In 1973 she was listed in the city directory as a clerk at Leonard's Lawn & Garden Center, living at 4717 Nolan, the address of her parents.

 

Thomas Dewitt “Dee” Goyne, son of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born in Bosque County in July 1888.  He appeared in the 1900 census of Bosque County, Texas as an 11-year-old.  About 1912 he was married to Sara Susana Childress, who was born at Chalk Mountain, Texas in 1890.  In 1915 they lived in Johnson County, Texas where a son was born.  Their sixth child was born in Bosque County indicating that they had returned before the birth on May 10, 1918.

 

On October 8, 1936 Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress Goyne "of Lamb County, Texas" joined other mem­bers of the Childress family in settling the estate of J. W. Chil­dress, deceased who owned land in Somervell County and Erath County, Texas.  They joined in giving a warranty deed to R. S. Shelton of Somervell County for 291 acres of land there, according to Somervell County Deed Book 33, pages 410 and 412.

 

They continued to live in Lamb County in 1934 and in 1941.  On December 18, 1941 they joined other members of the Goyne family in giving proof of heirship to John W. Gosdin, according to Bosque County Deed Book 136, page 179.  Thomas Dewitt Goyne died in 1950.

 

In December 1974 Sarah Susana Childress Goyne lived in Amherst Manor Rest Home, Amherst, Texas.  She retained the family bible at that time.

 

Children born to Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Chil­dress Goyne include:

 

        Royce Neal Goyne          born January 16, 1913

         [infant]                           born April 8, 1915

        Sarah Wauneta Goyne    born September 4, 1916

        Grady E. Goyne              born May 10, 1918

        Carl Wayne Goyne         born July 11, 1928

        Thomas Delton Goyne    born February 19, 1934

 

Royce Neal Goyne, son of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress Goyne, was born July 16, 1913 at Walnut Springs.  He was married December 16, 1939 to Georgia Marie Hukill at Morton, Texas, according to Bailey County Marriage Book 3, page 13.  In 1944 Royce Neal Goyne and Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne lived at 1708 9th Street, Levelland, Texas.

 

He was enlisted in the U. S. Army September 28, 1942 and was discharged from the U. S. Army Air Corps October 17, 1945 as a corporal.  His civilian occupation was farming near Littlefield, Texas, according to Lamb County Discharge Book 3, page 154.

 

In 1964, while Royce Neal Goyne was in military service, Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne was employed as a salesman for True Value Shop in Levelland.  She continued to live in Lamb County, and in 1972 was shown to be a taxpayer in the county, rendering 161 acres of land for taxes.

 

Children born to Royce Neal Goyne and Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne include:

 

        Bernie Keith Goyne                        born September 30, 1946

        Coy Von Goyne                              born January 12, 1948

 

Bernie Keith Goyne, son of Royce Neal Goyne and Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne, was born September 30, 1946 at Little­field, according to Lamb County Birth Certificate No. 7122.  About 1965 he was married to Brenda K. Johnson.  Bernie Keith Goyne, a mechanic for Clark Equipment Company and his wife, Brenda K. Johnson Goyne lived in Lamb County in 1967.  From 1968 through 1974 they lived at 1001 52nd Street in Lubbock, Texas where he was employed as a machinist by Johnson Manufacturing Company, according to the Lubbock city directory.  In 1979 he lived on Route 6, Lubbock.

 

Children born to Bernie Keith Goyne and Brenda K. John­son Goyne include:

 

        Lucretia Denise Goyne           born December 4, 1967

 

Lucretia Denise Goyne, daughter of Bernie Keith Goyne and Brenda K. Johnson Goyne, was born December 4, 1967, ac­cording to Lamb County Birth Book 121, page 98.

 

Coy Von Goyne, son of Royce Neal Goyne and Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne, was born January 12, 1948 in Little­field, ac­cording to Lamb County Birth Certificate 8096.  He was mar­ried to Mrs. Stella Faye Kelly January 22, 1972, according to Lubbock County Marriage Book 45, page 385.  In 1972 he was employed by Knight Carpet Service and lived at 2324-B 62nd Street, according to the 1972 Lubbock city directory.  Stella Faye Kelly Goyne was office manager of Lubbock City-County Welfare, according to the 1972 Lubbock city directory.

 

An infant, name unknown, was born to Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress Goyne April 8, 1915 in Johnson County, Texas, according to BVS File 15208.

 

Sara Wauneta Goyne, daughter of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress Goyne, was born in Bosque County September 4, 1916, according to Bosque County Birth Book C, page 317.  She was married about 1936, husband's name Cole.  A child was born to her November 21, 1942.  On December 31, 1974 Sarah Wauneta Goyne Cole lived in Olton, Texas.

 

Grady E. Goyne, son of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Su­sana Childress Goyne, was born in Bosque County May 10, 1918, according to Bosque County Birth Book 4, page 21.  The five previous children were all living.

 

Carl Wayne Goyne, son of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress was born July 1, 1928 in Lamb County, ac­cording to Lamb County Birth Certificate No. 1098.  He died January 24, 1929.

 

Thomas Delton Goyne, son of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susan Childress Goyne, was born February 19, 1934, ac­cording to Lamb County Birth Certificate No. 1056.

 

Essie Myrtle Goyne, daughter of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born in August 1891 in Bosque County.  She was married to Walter W. Norman August 29, 1909, according to Bosque County Marriage Book H, page 549.  In 1941 they lived in Bosque County.  Later she was remarried to Virgil Wilson.  She died in 1976.

 

Lillie Lambert Goyne, adopted daughter of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born about 1888, probably in Bosque County.  She was married about 1908 to J. O. Blue.  In 1940 they lived in Walnut Springs.

 

Ben Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne, was born about 1853.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Emily Goyne, daughter of Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne, was born 1857.

 

James Eldridge Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne, was born in Arkansas September 26, 1861, according to his 1900 census enumeration.  He was married in Bosque County November 2, 1882 to Alice Ida "Allie" Jones, according to Bosque County Marriage Book D, page 288.  She was the daughter of F. D. Jones, a Kentucky native, and Mary Boykin Jones who was born in Tennessee.  Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne was born in Texas February 14, 1867, according to her death certificate.  She was born in Iredell, Texas, according to J. A. Goyne and Ella Percy.  In 1893 they lived at Walnut Springs.  James Eldridge Goyne was a farmer in Throckmorton County, Texas in 1898.

 

He was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County, Enumeration District 154, page 26.  The household was rendered as:

 

        "Goyne,           James       38, born in AR in Sept. 1861

                                Allie I.      33, born in TX in February 1867

                                Arthur H. 16, born in TX in October 1883

                                Oscar B.  15, born in TX in April 1885

                                Lillie P.   13, born in TX in January 1887

                                James L.  11, born in TX in Dec. 1888

                                Ethel G.     8, born in TX in August 1891

                                Henry I.     6, born in TX in June 1893

                                Mary F.     4, born in TX in Nov. 1895

                                Bertha I.    3, born in TX in March 1898

                                Belle          0, born in TX in May 1900"

 

On April 22, 1904 he gave a release on property in Hamilton County, Texas, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 26, page 97.  James Eldridge Goyne died July 23, 1924, according to Michael J. Goyne, a great-grandson.

 

Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne died April 29, 1935 of a heart attack, according to Wilbarger County, Texas death records.  She was a resident of Oklaunion, Texas, according to Sidney Jones, Wichita Falls, Texas, informant.  She was buried in the city cemetery, Vernon, Texas.

 

Children born to James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones include:

 

        Arthur Henton Goyne             born October 14, 1883

        Oscar Britton Goyne               born April 21, 1885

        Lillie Pearl Goyne                   born January 1, 1887

        James Lee Goyne                    born December 21, 1889

        Ethel Grace Goyne                 born August 6, 1891

        Henry Ozro Goyne                  born June 11, 1893

        Mary Frances Goyne               born November 26, 1895

        Bertha Ina Goyne                    born March 20, 1898

        Essie Belle Goyne                   born May 22, 1900

        Birdie Alice Goyne                 born December 29, 1903

        Ruby Fay Goyne                     born March 7, 1907

 

Arthur Henton Goyne, son of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born in Bosque County October 14 1883.  He was married about 1919 to Mamie Elizabeth Philley who was born February 16, 1898 in Mississippi.  They were residents of Throckmorton County in 1920.  Arthur Henton Goyne was a railroad worker living at Leuders, Texas in 1924 and 1927.

 

Arthur Henton Goyne gave a deed to property in Jones County, Texas January 5, 1940, according to Jones County Deed Book 244, page 192.  Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne received a warranty deed August 11, 1951 to a lot in Leuders, according to Jones County Deed Book 377, page 436.  Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne died March 8, 1956 of pneumonia while a patient at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Texas.  She was buried in Leuders Cemetery.

 

Arthur Henton Goyne was remarried to Mrs. Katie Clara Reed Box in 1957 in Collin County, Texas, according to Collin County, Marriage Book 27, page 497. She was a daughter of Hirman Reed and Maxine Greer Reed and was born in Texas August 4, 1881.

 

Arthur Henton Goyne died February 2, 1965 at age 81 leaving Katie Clara Reed Box Goyne, age 83, a widow.  He wrote his will June 17, 1964 and named H. G. Andrews, Jr. his executor, according to Jones County Probate Book 52, page 433 and 439.

 

Katie Clara Reed Box Goyne died of uremia April 28, 1974 at age 92, at Stamford, Texas where she had resided for 15 years, according to Jones County Death Book 12, page 123.  Her body was returned to Collin County where she was buried in Stoney Point Cemetery.

 

Children born to Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne include:

 

        Robert James Goyne               born May 22, 1920

        Punny Arthur Goyne               born November 18, 1924

        Sydney Towers Goyne            born March 23, 1927

        Minnie Mary Goyne               born January 6, 1933

 

Robert James Goyne, son of Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne, was born May 22, 1920 in Throck­morton County.  He was married to Eula Jean O'Donnell April 29, 1944 in Dallas County, Texas, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 83, page 268.  Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne was born at Terrell, Texas in 1925.

 

In 1946 Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne were living at Leuders, where he was employed as an engineer.  On November 14 Robert James Goyne purchased some prop­erty in Leuders, according to Shackleford County Deed Book 140, page 597.  The deed was also recorded in Jones County Deed Book 515, page 43.  He sold the lots for $470 January 6, 1948, according to Shackleford County Deed Book 142, page 87.

 

Robert James Goyne was employed as a rock quarry worker in 1948 and continued to live in Leuders.  Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne was a storekeeper.  In 1951 Robert James Goyne, pow­erman at a rock quarry, continued to live at Leuders.

 

On March 17, 1964 Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne, residents of Okanogan County, Washington gave a warranty deed to Alex Dee Spicer and Minnie Mary Goyne Spicer, his sister to lots in Leuders, according to Jones County Deed Book 537, page 383.  In February 1965 they lived at Brewster, Washington.

 

Children born to Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne include:

 

        Jim Bob Goyne                       born December 31, 1946

        Sydney Clyde Goyne              born May 16, 1948

        Dennis Wayne Goyne            born July 22, 1951

 

Jim Bob Goyne, son of Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne, was born December 31, 1946 at Leuders.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Sydney Clyde Goyne, son of Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne, was born May 16, 1948 at Leuders.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Dennis Wayne Goyne, son of Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne, was born July 22, 1951 at Stamford.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Punny Arthur Goyne, son of Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne, was born November 18, 1924, ac­cording to Jones County Birth Book 10, page 449.  Punny Arthur Goyne in 1965 lived in Belfield, North Dakota.

 

Sydney Towers Goyne, son of Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne, was born March 23, 1927, according to Jones County Birth Book 10, page 448.  He enlisted in the U. S. Navy November 9, 1944 at Dallas.  He was discharged January 20, 1945 as an apprentice seaman, according to Shackleford County Discharge Book 2, page 78.  In 1965 Sydney Towers Goyne, a single man at age 37, lived at Billings, Montana where he was employed at East Parkway Truck Terminal.

 

Minnie Mary Goyne, daughter of Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne, was born January 6, 1933 at Ft. Worth, according to City of Ft. Worth Birth Book O-46, page 313.  On August 14, 1953 she was married to Alex Dee Spicer at Abilene, Texas, according to Taylor County, Texas Marriage Book 26, page 572.

 

On March 17, 1964 Alex Dee Spicer and Minnie Mary Goyne Spincer "of Jones County, Texas" purchased from her brother, Robert James Goyne some lots in Leuders, according to Jones County Deed Book 537, page 383.  On February 2, 1965 they lived at 6919 Biscayne Drive, San Antonio, according to Jones County Probate Book 52, page 433 and 439.

 

Oscar Britton Goyne, son of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born in Bosque County April 21, 1885.  On August 28, 1910 he was married to Lona Mae Pearcy, according to Bosque County Marriage Book I, page 48.  Lona Mae Pearcy was born in Bosque County in 1889.

 

In 1922 Oscar Britton Goyne was a railroad laborer living in Shackleford County.  Lona Mae Pearcy Goyne died in Tarrant County, May 8, 1927, according to BVS records.

 

On June 4 1957 he lived on Route 4, Houston, Texas.  He died  April 19, 1964 and was buried in Lockhart City Cemetery, in Lockhart, Texas.  Beside him was buried Alice Pearl Goyne, "October 26, 1903--April 9, 1958."  Alice Pearl Goyne died April 9, 1958 in Harris County, Texas, according to BVS File 21960.

 

Children born to Oscar Britton Goyne and Leona Mae Pearcy Goyne include:

 

        [infant]                                            born May 26, 1912

        Anna Etoyle Goyne                        born July 30, 1922

 

An infant was born to Oscar Britton Goyne and Lona Pearcy Goyne May 26, 1912 in Bosque County, according to BVS File 15538.

 

Anna Etoyle Goyne, daughter of Oscar Britton Goyne and Lona Mae Pearcy Goyne, was born July 30, 1922 at Albany, Texas, according to Shackelford County Birth Book 3-A, page 16.

 

Lillie Pearl Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born January 1, 1887, probably in Bosque County.  She was enumerated as a 13-year-old in her father's household in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

James Lee Goyne, son of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born in Bosque County December 21, 1889.  He was married about 1911 to Bessie Jones, who was born in Jones County in 1894.  They lived on a farm in Throckmorton County from 1912 until 1920.

 

In 1950 they lived in Comanche County.  James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne sold property March 23, 1950 for $3,150, according to Comanche County Deed Book 256, page 230.  James Lee Goyne died October 27, 1958.

 

Children born to James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne include:

 

        Edna Lessie Goyne                 born July 10, 1912

        Archie Lee Goyne                  born April 27, 1916

        Thelma Adelle Goyne             born May 24, 1920

 

Edna Lessie Goyne, daughter of James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne, was born July 10, 1912 in Throckmorton County.  She was married to G. G. Tallent December 17, 1930, according to Throckmorton County Marriage Book 2, page 317.

 

Archie Lee Goyne, son of James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne, was born April 27, 1916, according to Throckmorton County birth records.

 

Thelma Adelle Goyne, daughter of James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne, was born May 24, 1920, according to Throckmorton County Birth Book 6, page 6.

 

Ethel Grace Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born August 6, 1891, probably in Bosque County.  She appeared as an 8-year-old in the household of her father in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne, son of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones, was born June 11, 1893, probably in Bosque County.  Henry Ozro Goyne "of Throckmorton County", re­ceived a warranty deed from Firl Irwin March 26, 1914 to a lot in Greenwade City, Texas, according to Upton County, Texas Deed Book 12, page 600.  On April 2, 1914 he received a gen­eral warranty deed from N. H. Brown to another lot in Green­wade City, according to Upton County Deed Book 12, page 599.  He paid $50 for each lot in the town, which never devel­oped as far as can be determined.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne was married to Maude Mae Willson in 1917, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 35, page 377.  In 1923 they lived in Everman, Texas.  In February 1929 they were living in Throckmorton County.  In 1931 they lived in Ft. Worth, Texas.

 

On August 14, 1934 Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wil­son Goyne sold some lots in Ft. Worth, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1233, page 101.  They gave a warranty deed December 3, 1938 to land in Tarrant County, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1373, page 317.  They received a warranty deed to a residence in Belmont Addition September 23, 1942, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1537, page 43.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne received a warranty deed from Ada Marie Thompson Gowin, "formerly Ada Marie Gowin Gilliam" to a lot in Byars & McCart Addi­tion May 16, 1944, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1641, pages 110 and 112.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne sold the lot in Belmont Addition November 8, 1944, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1673, page 441.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne traded the property they received from Ada Marie Thompson Gowin, ac­cording to Tarrant County Deed Book 2032, page 13 and Deed Book 2033, page 97.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne were listed in the city directory of Ft. Worth for the first time in 1946, liv­ing at 3245 Townsend Drive.  He was shown as a transferman for Railway Express Agency, a job he retained until he retired in 1963, at the age of 70.  The listing remained the same in 1947 and 1948.  In 1949 Henry Ozro Goyne, a mechanic for Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, and "Bertha Goyne" lived at 4906 Diaz Avenue.  In 1950 he was again listed at 3245 Townsend Drive.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne were listed in every subsequent edition of the Ft. Worth directory through 1973 living at 4906 Diaz Avenue.  He died June 14, 1977.

 

Children born to Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne include:

 

        John C. Goyne                        born October 21, 1923

        Leonard O. Goyne                  born about 1924

        Willard E. Goyne                    born about 1926

        Mary Jo Goyne                       born February 7, 1929

        Ida Nell Goyne                        born December 7, 1931

 

John C. Goyne, son of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born October 21, 1923 at Everman.  On June 5, 1940 he enlisted in the U. S. Army at Fort Worth and served as a truck driver in the 1949th Service Command Unit.  When he was discharged as a private November 28, 1945 he showed his address as 3245 Townsend Drive, the address of his parents.

 

He was married to Virginia Long in 1941, according to Tar­rant County Marriage Book 82, page 389.  John C. Goyne, a driver, lived at 3245 Townsend Drive in 1946, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.

 

On June 6, 1946 John C. Goyne was married to Mrs. Norene E. Rhoads, according to Parker County, Texas Marriage Book 23, page 454.  In the 1947 city directory of Ft. Worth John C. Goyne was listed as an employee of Century Homes.  He and Norene E. Rhoads Goyne lived in Rosemont Village.

 

Mrs. Virginia Long Goyne lived at 736 Clinton Avenue, Abi­lene, Texas in 1944, according to the Abilene city directory.  She was married to H. J. Allen May 25, 1949, according to Parker County Marriage Book 27, page 33.

 

In 1948 John C. Goyne and Norene E. Rhoads Goyne con­tinued to live at 3245 Townsend Drive.  He was employed as a driver, according to the city directory.  In 1949 and 1950 John C. Goyne was listed as a student, and Norene E. Rhoads Goyne was listed as a cafe worker at Montgomery-Wards.  They lived at 334 North Henderson in 1949 and at 203 North Sylvania in 1950.

 

In 1951 "Reverend" John C. Goyne was employed as an as­sembler at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation and lived at 531 Fairview.  Apparently John C. Goyne and Norene E. Rhoads Goyne were divorced about 1952.  On April 1, 1954 John C. Goyne was married to Dora Frances Allen, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 113, page 2.

 

Mrs. Norene E. Rhoads Goyne was remarried to Glen V. Gary May 22, 1954, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 113, page 168.

 

In 1955 and 1956 John C. Goyne was listed as an business op­erator of "Ft. W. T. Co.".  He and Dora Frances Allen Goyne lived at 1109 College Avenue in 1955 and at 1600 Lagonda in 1956.

 

In 1958 John C. Goyne was listed as a salesman for Charlie Hillard Ford, Inc.  He and Dora Frances Allen Goyne lived at 1210 Clinton.  In 1959 he was employed as a salesman by Thurman Smith Motor Company.  He and Dora Frances Allen Goyne lived at 2608 May.

 

In 1961 John C. Goyne appeared as a salesman for McDavid Pontiac living at 4210 Deering Drive, an address he maintained through 1965.  From 1962 through 1965 he was a salesman for Ryno Motor Company.  He was listed as an auto salesman from 1969 through 1972 living at 620 Perkins Avenue.  He was listed in the 1973 city directory of Ft. Worth as the manager of Trinity Motors, Arlington, Texas.  He continued to live at 620 South Perkins.

 

Leonard O. Goyne, son of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born about 1924, probably in Everman.  Apparently he enlisted in the U. S. Army about the time of the beginning of World War II.  He "died on a Japanese prison ship which was bombed by an American ship off the western shore of Mindanao," according to Tarrant County Probate Book 16, page 257 and Book 17, page 397.  His parents were appointed administrators of his estate which was valued at $2,668.55.  He did not marry.

 

Willard E. Goyne, son of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born about 1926, probably at Everman.  He was married to Imogene Thorton in January 1941, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 82, page 362.  In 1946 Willard E. Goyne and Imogene Thornton Goyne lived at 3245 Townsend Drive, rear, Ft. Worth, the address of his parents.

 

In 1948 Willard E. Goyne, a driver, continued to live at 3245 Townsend Drive, rear.  In 1949, 1950 and 1951 he was listed in the U.S. Army with residence at 309 North Cherry, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.  Nothing more is known of Willard E. Goyne.

 

On December 29, 1951 Mrs. Imogene Thornton Goyne was married to Steve Walter Whitsett, Jr., according to Parker County Marriage Book 28, page 467.  Apparently this second marriage did not work out.  By 1955 she had resumed her pre­vious name.

 

Imogene Thornton Goyne was listed as a bookkeeper for Schooler Automotive Electric at Burleson, Texas, according to the 1955 city directory of Ft. Worth.  In 1957 she lived on Route 2, Burleson and was employed by Family Security In­surance Company.  She continued with the insurance company in 1958 and lived at 911 West Petersmith.  She lived at the same address in 1959, but was a clerk employed at Gause-Ware Company.

 

In the 1961 and 1962 she was listed in the city directory as a supervisor at Family Security Insurance Company.  She lived at 3912 Sydney in 1961 and at 3418 Bideker in 1962.  In 1963 she was an auditor at Sears and lived at 4620 Crenshaw Avenue.  On March 14, 1966 Imogene Thornton Goyne, "a femme sole of Tarrant County" received a warranty deed from Agee Construction Company to a residence in Burton Acres Addition, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 4189, page 33.  She was listed as a payroll clerk for Sears in the 1967 city directory of Ft. Worth living at 4104 Comanche Street.

 

Imogene Thornton Goyne was married to Weldon Ross Harbi­son January 26, 1967, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 142, page 38.

 

Children born to Willard E. Goyne and Imogene Thornton Goyne include:

 

        Durwood Eugene Goyne                born July 24, 1944

 

Durwood Eugene Goyne, son of Willard E. Goyne and Imo­gene Thornton Goyne, was born in Tarrant County, July 24, 1944, according to BVS File 84367.  He was an inventory employee at Leonard's in 1960.  He and Imogene Thornton Goyne lived at 911 West Petersmith, according to the 1960 city directory of Ft. Worth.  In 1965 he was employed as an electrician at Lewis Electric Service and lived at 3809 Byars with Juanita Goyne.

 

Durwood Eugene Goyne was married to Mrs. Janet Joann Younger September 27, 1971, according to Young County, Texas Marriage Book J, page 349.  Apparently they were di­vorced shortly afterwards.  Mrs. Janet Joann Younger Goyne was remarried to Victor Sully Lovern July 27, 1972, according to Young County Marriage Book J, page 392.

 

Mary Jo Goyne, daughter of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born February 7, 1929 in Throckmorton County, according to the Trockmorton County Birth Book 7, page 105.  She was married to Billy Ray Young in December 1943, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 88, page 411.

 

Ida Nell Goyne, daughter of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born in Tarrant County, December 7, 1931, according to Ft. Worth City Birth Book 0-45, page 152.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Mary Frances Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born November 26, 1895, probably in Bosque County.  She appeared as a four-year-old in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County, living in her father's household.

 

Bertha Ina Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Al­ice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born March 20, 1898, according to Throckmorton County Birth Book 4, page 162.  She appeared in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County as a three-year-old living in her father's household.

 

Essie Belle Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Al­ice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born May 22, 1900 in Throckmorton County, according to BVS File 342166.  She appeared in her father's household in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County as "age 0".

 

Birdie Alice Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born December 29, 1903.

 

Ruby Fay Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born March 7, 1907.

 

Drury O. Goyne, son of William Goyne, was born about 1764, probably in Orange County, North Carolina, according to Phillip Carson Goins, a descendant.  The 1830 census of Upson County, Georgia show his birth as between 1760 and 1770. 

 

Col. Carroll Heard Goyne who has also researched this individual, notes that Drury O. Goyne was not the same person as Drury Goins of Chester County, South Carolina records.

 

“Drury Gowin” first appeared in the deed records of Wilkes County, Georgia when he purchased 100 acres in Wilkes County from Abraham McAlhattan, Sr. for £40 on December 12, 1795 “on Stephens Creek, adjacent to Moses Stephens, Wm. Evans, William Allison & Henry Thompson, originally granted to George Rutledge.” 

 

Edward Gresham, J. P. registered the deed July 25, 1796 in Wilkes County Deed Book OO, page 26.  “John Gowin,” perhaps the brother of Drury O. Goyne, was a witness to the deed.

 

"Drury Going" was listed as a taxpayer in the 1796 tax list of Wilkes County.  He paid taxes on 100 acres on Stephens Creek.  Frank Parker Hudson of Atlanta, Georgia explained the number-ing system.  The two letters designate the militia district, and the number following is the sequence number of the individual as entered on the tax list:

 

“Drury Going, 1796-Capt. Turner’s District [MM-7], 100 acres on Stephens Creek, joins Moses Stephens.”

 

Drury O. Goyne continued to appear in Wilkes County tax records for several years thereafter:

 

“1797-Capt. Turner’s District (MM-65), 100 acres on Stephen’s Creek, joins Moses Stephens.’

 

The records for 1798 for MM district are missing.

 

“1799-Capt. Turner’s District (MM-38), 100 acres on Ste-phen’s Creek, joins Moses Stephens, granted to George Rut-ledge.

 

Drury O. Goyne was listed as a tax defaulter for 1799 in the April 12, 1800 edition of the “Augusta Chronicle.”

 

“1800--Capt. Ogletree’s District (MM-76), 100 acres on Stephen’s Creek, joins Moses Stephens, granted to George Rutledge.”

 

On September 11, 1801 “Drury [X] Goings” sold his 100 acres on Stephen’s Creek to David/Davis Saxon for $300.  John Hen-drick and William Gammage witnessed the deed which was proved September 30, 1805, according to Wilkes County Deed Book VV, page 365. 

 

He acquired 85 acres nearby on Stephen’s Creeek on which he paid taxes:

 

“1801--Capt. Ogletree’s District [MM-111], 85 acres on Stephen’s Creek, joins Wm. Evans, granted to George Rut-ledge.”

 

Drury O. Goyne was assessed one poll [no land] in 1802 in Capt. Ogletree’s District [MM-106] and perhaps the same in 1803.  No tax records remain for the latter year.

 

Drury O. Goyne appeared to be single in 1797, but was married by 1802.  It appears that he was the only son of William Goyne who remained in Georgia.

 

He was registered in the land lottery from there in 1803, No. 1188, according to the research of Timothy D. Hudson.  In the lottery, it is noted that he received “Two Draws.”  Two draws meant that he met certain requirements which were “free, white, 21, paid taxes, had 12 months residency in Ga., had wife and child.”

 

On May 20, 1803 he purchased land in Wilkes County, according to Deed Book UU, page 254:

 

“William Hammack conveyed to “Drury Goyne, both of Wilkes County, for $275, in Wilkes County on Rocky Creek waters, adjacent to Hail’s old line on bank of said creek, Spring Branch, to creek at head, down creek, 68 2/4 acres, being part of a tract granted to Joseph McCornmack, 9 April 1792.

 

William Hammack.

        Witnesses:

Edward Gresham J.P.

Alexander Harper J.P.”

 

"Drury Goyen" was a witness to a deed April 15, 1804, ac­cording to Warren County Deed Book B, page 295.  Drury Goyne of "Wilkerson County, Georgia" bought land in Baldwin County, Georgia January 10, 1809.

 

Drury O. Goyne was taxed on his Rocky Creek land in Wilkes County beginning in 1804:

 

“1804-Capt. Little’s District [RR-2], 68+ acres on Rocky Creek, joins Micajah Little, granted to Jos. Kelly.

 

1805-Capt. Young’s District (RR-3), 68+ acres on Rocky Creek, joins Micajah Little, granted to unknown.”

 

Drury O. Goyne entered the 1807 Land Lottery, and received two draws.  Qualifications were the same as in 1803.  Evident-ly, he was a fortunate drawer in the 1807 Land Lottery, as he was listed as living in Wilkinson County in 1809.  He pur-chased land in Baldwin County January 10, 1809:

 

“Morgan County, Superior Court Deeds. Hardy Newson, Jr. of Warren County conveys to Drury Goyne of Wil-kinson County for $400, Lot 144, 2nd District, Baldwin County, 202.5 acres,” according to Morgan County Deed Book B, page 420.  Witnesses were L. B. Little, John Goyne, his brother and Micajah Little.”

 

It is suggested that L. B. Little and Micajah Little were bro-thers-in-law with Drury O. Goyne.

 

He received, under the terms of his father's will, written in 1816, $1.50 from the estate.

 

“Drury Goin” filed suit in 1810 in Clarke County, Georgia against William Blalock, according to the minutes of the Clarke County Court.

 

"Drewey O. Goyne" appeared in the 1820 census of Wilkes County, Georgia as the head of a household:

 

        “Goyne, Drury                               white male               over 45

                                                                white female           over 45

                                                                white male               16-26

                                                                white male               16-18

                                                                white female           10-16

                                                                white male               10-16

                                                                white female             0-10”

 

"Drewry O. Goyne" was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Wilkes County.  He was also recorded as living adjacent to M[icajah?] Little in Capt. Littleberry’s District in Wilkes County and owning 100 acres of land.

 

“Drury Goyen” was also listed as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Upson County, page 95.  It appears that his son and his family were also living in his household:

 

The family was registered as:

 

        “Drury Goyen                 white male       60-70

                                                white female    60-70

                                                white male       20-30

                                                white female    20-30

                                                *white male       0-5

                                                white female    20-30”

 

*Philip C. Goins identifies this child as a son of Drury Goyne, Jr. and less than six months old.

 

The original parent county was Wilkes County.  Greene County was formed from Wilkes County in 1786.  Hancock County was formed from Greene County in 1793.  Baldwin County was formed from Hancock County in 1803.  Jones County was organized from Baldwin County in 1807.  Monroe County was organized from Baldwin County in 1821.  Pike County was organized from Monroe County in 1822.  Upson County was organized from Pike County in 1824.

 

The family of Noyal Goyen may have lived in all of the counties below without ever having moved a great distance:

 

   Wilkes County, Georgia [Indian Lands]                 organized 1777

Greene County                                                        organized 1786

   Hancock County                                                     organized 1793

   Baldwin County                                                      organized 1803

   Jones County                                                          organized 1807

   Monroe County                                                      organized 1821

   Pike County                                                           organized 1822

   Upson County                                                        organized 1824

 

Children born to Drury O. Goyne are believed to include:

 

        Noyal Goyne                                           born about 1801

        Drury O. Goyne, Jr.                                born about 1805

 

Noyal Goyne, regarded as a son of Drury O. Goyne, was born about 1801 in Warren County, Georgia, according to Philip Carson Goins.  “Noyal Goyn” was married to Winney Willis December 12, 1822 in Baldwin County, according to "Records of Baldwin County, Georgia" by Delwyn Associates.

 

His father had purchased land there 13 years earlier.

 

In 1827, while living in Putnam County, Georgia, he was awarded land in Lee County, Georgia in the Georgia State Lottery. 

 

"Noyal Goyern" was enumerated in the 1830 census of Upson County, page 112 as the head of a household, according to "Index to the 1830 Census of Georgia" by Delwyn Associates.

 

The household was enumerated as:

 

        "Goyern, Noyal              white male               20-30

                                                white female           20-30

                                                white female             5-10

                                                white female             0-5

                                                white male                 0-5

                                                white female             0-5"

 

His father had moved there three years earlier.

 

On September 23, 1837, “Noyal Goyen” purchased land from H. B. Mabry, according to the research of Carroll Heard Goyne.

 

 “N. Goyne, age 30-40”was enumerated in the 1840 census of Upson County, 561st Georgia Military District:

 

“Go              “N. Goyne                       white male               30-40

                                                             white female           30-40

                                                             white female           15-20

                                                             white female           10-15

                                                             white male               10-15

                                                             white female             5-10

                                                             white male                 5-10

                                                             white male                 5-10

                                                             white female             0-5

                                                             white female             0-5

                                                             white female             0-5”

 

Children of this family were listed in “Upson County Poor Children.”  Names that appeared included “Nile Goins, Nancy W. Goins, Fissey A. Goins, Missy Goins, Minny Going, Wyny Goins, Kris Ann Goins, Virginia Goins and Noyle Goins 

 

Noyal Goyen was remarried to Mrs.Elizabeth Ann Gunn Mc-Cowan September 18, 1841, according to "Upson County, Georgia Marriages, 1701-1867."  She was born in 1807 in Georgia to Jesse T. Gunn and Eleanor Hudson Gunn, according to the research of Diane Carney.  She had married Greenberry McCowan December 24, 1826.  In the land lottery of 1827, she was enrolled as a widow.

 

The family was enumerated in Upson County in the 1850 cen-sus.

 

In 1858 “Noyal Goyens” purchased some land across the state line in Alabama, perhaps for a child.  On April 3, 1860 Noyal Goyne witnessed the will of Martha Greene in Upson County. 

 

“Noyal Goyen” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1860 census of Upson County, page 562 at Thomaston, Georgia. 

 

The farming operation of Noyal Goyne was described in the 1860 Federal Census Agricultural Schedule as having “40 acres of improved land, 54 acres of unimproved land, 10 im-plements, 1 horse, 2 milk cows, and 4 beef cattle.”

 

The farmstead of Noyal Goyne was listed in the 1868 Upson County Homestead Exemption Book, pages 202, 203 and 204.

 

On September 16, 1868, “Noyal Goyens” was sworn in for a second term as coroner of Upson County, according to “The History of Upson County, Georgia.”

 

“Noyl Goyen, coroner” presided over an inquest held in Upson County October 11, 1871, according to Upson County court records:

 

“An Inquest held by Noyl Goyen, Coroner over the body of Francis Butler:

 

B. W. Searcy Foreman, Henry Read, Robert G. Smith, D. G. Shepard Jr., William Mitchell, Geo. J. Partridge, J. F. Brown, were empanneled as a jury and proceeded to examine the body and take evidence.

 

B. W. Searcy and William H. Richardson, sworn say that they were present of the finding of the body of the deceased, in Flint River and brought it to the shore.

 

The following verdict was agreed upon by the jury, “We after a thorough examination of the body believe that Dec'd, came to her death by drowning as we found upon the body no signs of violence.

 

J. W. Searcy,   Foreman

D. G. Shepard

Henry Reed

G. J. Partridge

J. F. Brown

R. G. Smith

W. Mitchell”

 

“Nile Goyen” was also enumerated in the 1870 census of Up-son County at Thomaston, Georgia:

 

        “Goyen, Nile           69, male, white, born in GA”

 

Children born to Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne gen-erally took the surname spelling as “Goins.”  Included were:

 

        Nile Goins                                               born in 1823

        Keziah Ann “Kissey” Goins                   born about 1824

             Gincy Goins                                            born about 1826

               [white male]                                          born about 1827

             Kris Ann Goins                                       born about 1829

             Winnie Goins                                          born about 1830

             Elmore Goins                                          born about 1831

             William Goins                                         born about 1834

             Elizabeth Goins                                      born about 1837

        Ann Goins                                              born about 1838

 

Children born to Noyal Goyne and Elizabeth Ann Gunn Goyne generally took the spelling of their surname as “Goings.”  In-cluded were:

 

        Nancy W. Goings                                    born in April 1845

        Ann Goings                                             born in 1849

        Virginia Goings                                       born in 1850

        John Bartlett Gunn Goins                       born November 9, 1852

 

Nile Goins, son of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born in 1823. 

 

“Noyal Going” was enumerated in the 1870 census of adjoining Monroe County, Georgia as the head of a household in John-ston’s District:

 

        “Going,   Noyal,             49, male, white, born in GA”

 

Keziah Ann “Kissey”Goins, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born about 1824.

 

Gincy Goins, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born 1826.

 

A son, name unknown, was born to Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne about 1827.

 

Kris Ann Goins, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born about 1829.

 

Winnie Goins, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born about 1830.

 

Elmore Goins, son of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born about 1831.

 

William Goins, son of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born about 1834.

 

Elizabeth Goins, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born about 1837.

 

Ann Goins, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Winnie Willis Goyne was born about 1838.

 

Nancy W. Goings, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Elizabeth Ann Gunn Goyne, was born in April 1848.

 

Ann Goings, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Elizabeth Ann Gunn Goyne, was born in 1849.

 

Virginia Goings, daughter of Noyal Goyne and Elizabeth Ann Gunn Goyne, was born in 1850.

 

John Bartlett Gunn Goings, son of Noyal Goyne and Elizabeth Ann Gunn Goyne, was born September 26, 1852.  Family rec-ords indicate that he was born in Jugtown, Georgia in adjoining Pike County where his mother was also born. 

 

John Bartlett Gunn Goings was married to Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick November 12, 1873 in Upson County.  She was born to William J. Hambrick and Lucinda Harper Ham-brick February 13, 1857 in Pike County. 

 

Shortly afterward, many of his siblings removed to Coweta County where several of them were married.

 

John Bartlett Gunn Goins died in nearby Coweta County February 16, 1904.  He was buried in Coke’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Coweta County.  Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings removed to Itasca, Texas.  She died May 19, 1940 in Greenville, South Carolina where she was living with a daughter, Maybelle Goins Mattox Shivers, according to the research of Kendall Clark.

 

Children born to John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings include:

 

        Mattie Goings                                         born about 1875

        John Bunyon Goings                              born July 23, 1882

        William Niles Goings                              born about 1885

        Drew Lumpkin Goings                            born July 1, 1888

        Ozella Goings                                         born July 13, 1889

        Robert Lee Goings                                  born about 1893

        Lola Goings                                            born about 1895

        Ella Goings                                             born about 1898

        Daniel Goings                                         born about 1900

        Maybelle Goings                                     born about 1902

        Joseph M. Goings                                    born about 1904

 

The surname “Goins” was generally used by the children of John Bartlett Gunn Goings.

 

Mattie Goins, daughter of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1875.

 

John Bunyon Goins, son of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born July 23, 1882.

 

Mattie Goins, daughter of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1878.  She was married May 28, 1896 to A. P. Mattox.  He died Septem-ber 12, 1938 in DeKalb County, Georgia.  Mattie Goins Mat-tox died October 18, 1957 in Lauderdale County, Alabama.

 

John Bunyon Goins, son of John Bartlett Goins and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goins, was born about 1874.  He was married May 18, 1889 to Bernice Gertrude Chandler.  In 1929 they lived in New Braunfels, Texas where he was a federal marshall, according to Phillip Goins.  He was also a Nazarene preacher who stood in the pulpit with two ivory handle pistols to preach.  Children born to John Bunyon Goins and Bernice Gertrude Chandler Goins are unknown.  He died in Huntsville, Alabama March 11, 1954.

 

William Niles Goins, son of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1885.  He died young.

 

Drew Lumpkin Goins, son of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born July 1, 1888 in a covered wagon enroute to Texas, according to his grandson, Philip Carson Goins.  He changed his name to William Niles Goins, according to his sister, Ozella Goins Barton. 

 

She stated that Drew Lumpkin Goins got into trouble in Georgia and had to leave the country.  When he left he took his dead brother’s identity.  She reported that he “was a textile plant manager, worked in law enforcement, was a gambler, was very mean dispositioned, loved guns, had two daughters by another woman.”

 

“William Niles Goins” was married June 20, 1914 to Grace Ellen Coe in Guilford County, North Carolina.  She was born September 7, 1896 in Randolph County, North Carolina to Isaac Arlendo Coe and Elizabeth Parthenia Burris Coe.

 

.  In 1915 they lived in Greensboro, North Carolina.

 

William Niles Goins lived in New Braunfels, Texas in 1929 along with his brothers Daniel Goins, Robert Lee Goins and John Bunyon Goins. 

 

Grace Ellen Coe Goins died of cancer July 11, 1951 in Jacksonville, Alabama and was buried in Bethany Methodist Church Cemetery in Central Falls, North Carolina.  William Niles Goins died November 30, 1954 of a stroke at Jacksonville.

 

Children born to William Niles Goins and Grace Ellen Coe Goins include:

 

        Hal Carson Goins                                    born October 28, 1915

 

Hal Carson Goins, son of William Niles Goins and Grace Ellen Coe Goins, was born October 28, 1915 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  He was married to Thelma Bernice Thompson October 20, 1934 in Danville, Virginia.  She was born December 9, 1915 in Kankakee, Illinois.  She died September 11, 1984 as the result of a heart attack and was buried in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.  Hal Carson Goins died March 26, 2002 of a stroke and was buried beside his wife.

 

Children born to Hal Carson Goins and Thelma Bernice Thompson Goins include:

 

        Philip Carson Goins                        born December 29 1941

 

Philip Carson Goins, son of Hal Carson Goins and Thelma Bernice Thompson Goins, was born December 19, 1941 in Danville, Virginia.  He was married January 31, 1965 in Roseboro, North Carolina to Carol Lee Herring.  She was born February 9, 1942 to Charles Arnold Herring and Daisy Lee Cloniger Herring.  Children born to Philip Carson Goins and Carol Lee Herring Goins are unknown.

 

Philip Carson Goins, a member of Gowen Research Founda-tion, furnished much of the research on this branch of the family.  In 2002 he lived in Belmont, North Carolina.

 

Ozella Goins, daughter of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born July 13, 1889 in Newman, Georgia in Coweta County.  She was married about 1905 to William Pinkney Barton.  She died October 14, 1967 in Hogansville, Georgia in Coweta County.

 

Robert Lee Goins, son of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1893.  In 1929 he lived in New Braunfels, Texas with his family and three brothers.  He died the Texas State Penitentiary at Hunts-ville, Texas.

 

Lola Goins, daughter of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1895.  She was married about 1911 to Hugh Parker.

 

Ella Goins, daughter of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1898.  She was married about 1916, husband’s name, Reynolds.

 

Daniel Goins, son of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1900.  He was married about 1923, wife’s name Ruby.  He was employed by Winchester Arms Company as a demonstrator.  In 1929 he lived in New Braunfels, Texas.  He died in Huntsville, Ala-bama.  Children born to Daniel Goins and Ruby Goins are un-known.

 

Maybelle Goins, daughter of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1880.  She was married to A. P. Mattox May 28, 1896 in Coweta County, Georgia.  Later she was remarried, husband’s name, Shivers.  In 1938 she lived at San Souci in Greenville, South Carolina.  She died at age 57 in Greenville.

 

Joseph Goins, son of John Bartlett Gunn Goings and Nancy Caroline Harper Hambrick Goings, was born about 1904.

 

Nancy W. Goyens, daughter of Noyal Goyen and Elizabeth Ann Gunn Goyens, was born in April 1845.  She was married December 26, 1871 to Enoch Wesley Story in Thomaston, Georgia.  He was born in June 1849 in Georgia to Joseph Story and Mary Wright Story, according to the research of Diane Carney. 

 

Enoch Wesley Story and Nancy W. Goyens Story were enumerated in the 1870 census of Upson County, living at Thomason.  He died before 1900.

 

Children born to Enoch Wesley Story and Nancy W. Goyens Story, according to the research of Diane Carney, include:

 

        John J. Story                                   born November 14, 1874

        Mary Ann “Bunch” Story              born in August 1878

        Edward Story [twin]                       born July 14, 1879

        Oscar Edward Story [twin]             born July 14, 1879

        Otis Gartrell Story                           born July 13, 1881

        Emery C. Story                                born in August 1885

 

Drury O. Goyne, Jr, son of Drury O. Goyne was born about 1805, according to Philip C. Goins.  He appeared as a single parent in the 1830 census of his parents’ household with an infant son.

 

“Drury Goyen” was remarried to Martha Worthington Novem-ber 15, 1838, according to "Upson County, Georgia Marria-ges. 1701-1867."

 

 Shortly after, they removed to adjoining Talbot County, Geor-gia where “Drury Gowen” was enumerated in the 1840 census,

page 195. 

 

In 1841, Drury O. Goyne, Jr. is shown living in adjoining Mon-roe County, Georgia.  By 1850, he was listed in the 8th District of adjoining Muscogee County, Georgia, 8th Georgia Military District, on the Alabama state line. 

 

“Drewry Going” appeared as the head of a household in the 1860 census of Harris County, Georgia, 707th Military District.

 

About 1861, Drury O. Goins was enlisted in the 19th Georgia Infantry Battalion [State Guards] at age 55 in Columbus, Georgia, county seat of Muscogee County.

 

It appears that after marrying in 1838, he and his family worked their way west as the Indian Lands opened up until they reached Muscogee County where they stayed.  Apparently they died there.

 

Children born to Drury O. Goyne, Jr. and Martha Worthington Goyne are unknown.

 

 

 

 

+     2 M   i.  Noyal GOYEN was born in 1801 and died on 16 Sep 1868.

         3 M  ii.  Drury Jr. GOYEN was born in 1810 in Warren Co., GA.. He died in Y.

Drury married Martha WORTHINGTON on 15 Nov 1838 in Upson Co., GA..

 

Drury also married (2) Annis UNK.

 

 

Second Generation

 

   2. Noyal GOYEN (Drury O.) was born in 1801 in Wilkes Co., GA.. He died on 16 Sep 1868 in Upson Co., GA.

Noyal married Winnie WILLIS on 12 Dec 1822 in Baldwin Co., GA..

 

They had the following children:

 

+     4 M   i.  Nile GOYEN was born in 1823.

         5 F    ii.  Keziah Ann GOYEN was born about 1824 in Upson Co., GA..

         6 F   iii.  Gincy GOYEN was born about 1825 in Upson Co., GA.. She died in Y.

         7 M iv.  David GOYEN was born in 1829 in Upson Co., Ga..

         8 F    v.  Kris Ann GOYEN was born about 1830 in Upson Co., GA.. She died in Y.

         9 M vi.  Elmore GOYEN was born in 1832 in Upson Co., GA. He died in Y.

       10 M vii.  William GOYEN was born in 1835 in Upson Co., GA. He died in Y.

       11 F viii.  Elizabeth GOYEN was born in 1837 in Upson Co., GA. She died in Y.

       12 F   ix.  Ann GOYEN was born in 1838 in Upson Co., GA. She died in Y.

Ann married John R. ONEAL on 5 Jan 1860 in Upson Co., GA..

       13 F    x.  Girl GOYEN was born in 1839 in Upson Co., GA. She died in Y.

 

+   14 F   xi.  Nancy W. GOYEN was born on 1 Apr 1848.

       15 F  xii.  Ann GOYEN was born in 1849 in Upson Co., GA.. She died in Y.

Ann married John R. ONEAL on 5 Jan 1860 in Upson Co., GA..

       16 F xiii.  Virgina GOYEN was born in 1850.

 

 

Third Generation

 

   4. Nile GOYEN (Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born in 1823 in Wilkes Co., GA.. He died in Y.

Nile married Elizabeth Ann GUNN, daughter of Jesse T. GUNN and Eleanor HUDSON, on 18 Sep 1841 in Upson Co., GA. Elizabeth was born in 1807 in Pike Co., GA.. She died in Chambers Co., Ala.

 

They had the following children:

       17 F     i.  Mary E. GOYEN was born in 1848 in Upson Co., GA.

 

+   18 M  ii.  John Bartlett GOINS was born on 26 Sep 1852 and died on 16 Feb 1904.

       19 F   iii.  Samantha GOYEN was born in 1856 in Upson Co., GA.

       20 F   iv.  Cornelia GOYEN was born in 1859 in Upson Co., GA.

Cornelia married Gohn BROWN in Upson Co., GA. Gohn was born in 1861 in Upson Co., GA.

       21 M  v.  Dreury L. GOYEN was born in 1861 in Upson Co., GA.

Dreury married Lizzie SMITH on 13 Nov 1887 in Coweta Co., GA.

       22 M vi.  Ichabok GOYEN was born in 1863 in Upson Co., GA.

Ichabok married Sophia HOWARD on 19 Jun 1881 in Coweta Co., GA.

       23 M vii.  James W. GOYEN was born in 1866 in Upson Co., GA.

 

14. Nancy W. GOYEN (Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 1 Apr 1848 in Upson Co., GA. She died in Y.

Nancy married Enoch Wesley STORY, son of Joseph STORY and Mary WRIGHT, on 26 Dec 1871 in Thomaston, GA.. Enoch was born on 1 Jun 1849 in GA.. He died before 1900.

 

They had the following children:

       24 M   i.  John J. STORY was born on 14 Nov 1874 in Thomaston, GA.. He died in Y.

       25 F    ii.  Mary Ann STORY was born on 1 Aug 1878 in Thomaston, GA.. She died in Y.

       26 M iii.  Edward STORY was born on 14 Jul 1879 in Thomaston, GA.. He died in Y.

       27 M iv.  Oscar Edward STORY was born on 14 Jul 1879 in Thomaston, GA.. He died in Y.

       28 M  v.  Otis STORY was born on 13 Jul 1881 in Thomaston, GA..

       29 M vi.  Emery C. STORY was born on 1 Aug 1885.

 

 

Fourth Generation

 

18. John Bartlett GOINS (Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 26 Sep 1852 in Pike Co., GA.(Jugtown). He died on 16 Feb 1904 in Coweta Co., GA from Stroke and was buried in Coke's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Coweta Co., GA..

John married Nancy Caroline Harper HAMBRICK, daughter of William J. HAMBRICK and Lucinda HARPER, on 12 Nov 1873 in Upson Co., GA. Nancy was born on 13 Feb 1857 in Pike Co., GA. (Jugtown). She died on 19 May 1940 in Greenville, S.C..

 

 

John and Nancy had the following children:

       30 F     i.  Lola(Lula) GOINS was born in 1875 in Upson Co., GA.

Lola(Lula) married Hugh PARKER.

       31 M  ii.  William Niles GOINS "Willie" was born in 1877 in Upson Co., GA.

       32 F   iii.  Mattie GOINS was born in 1879 in Upson Co., GA. She died on 18 Oct 1957 in Lauderdale Co., AL.

Mattie married A.P. MATTOX on 28 May 1896 in Coweta Co., GA.. A.P. died on 12 Sep 1938 in Dekalb Co., GA..

 

+   33 M iv.  John Bunyon GOINS was born on 23 Jul 1882 and died on 11 Mar 1954.

 

+   34 M  v.  Drew Lumpkin GOINS was born on 1 Jul 1888 and died on 30 Nov 1954.

       35 M vi.  Daniel GOINS died in Huntsville, Ala..

Daniel married Mrs. Goins RUBY.

 

+   36 F  vii.  Ozella GOINS was born on 13 Jul 1889 and died on 14 Oct 1967.

       37 M viii. Robert Lee GOINS was born in 1891. He died on 6 Feb 1937 in Muscogee Co., GA..

 

+   38 F   ix.  Maybelle GOINS.

       39 M  x.  Joseph C. GOINS died on 14 Apr 1955 in Lauderdale Co., AL.

       40 F   xi.  Ella??? GOINS.

Ella??? married Landy REYNOLDS on 17 Dec 1885 in Thomaston, GA..

 

 

Fifth Generation

 

33. John Bunyon GOINS (John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 23 Jul 1882. He died on 11 Mar 1954 in Florance, Ala.[Lauderdale Co., Ala.] and was buried in Florance, Ala.(Lauderdale Co., AL.).

John married (1) Pearl Odell SPARKS. Pearl was born on 30 Sep 1892. She died on 20 Apr 1957 in Florance, Ala.(Lauderdale Co., AL.).

 

John also married (2) Bernice Gurtrude CHANDLER, daughter of Joseph Alvin CHANDLER and Georgia Ann Hill STAPLES, on 18 May 1889 in Coweta Co., GA.. Bernice was born on 6 Sep 1882 in Newnan, GA.. She died on 16 Mar 1918.

 

They had the following children:

       41 F     i.  Lula Belle GOINS.

Lula married Tom JONES, son of Father JONES and Mother.

       42 F    ii.  Mary Ruth GOINS.

Mary married Charles GREER.

       43 M iii.  Alvin GOINS was born on 9 Aug 1900. He died Between 1901-1990.

       44 M iv.  Joseph Raymond GOINS was born on 3 May 1904. He died on 28 Mar 1973.

Joseph married (1) Pearl FERRIS.

Joseph also married (2) Ruth LEONARD.

 

+   45 F    v.  Ozelean GOINS was born on 25 Mar 1906.

 

       46 F   vi.  Dorcas Lorrine GOINS was born on 10 Feb 1910.

Dorcas married (1) Ansley WHITAKER.

Dorcas also married (2) Wayne DEEDS.

       47 M vii.  John Bunyon Jr. GOINS was born on 7 Sep 1914.

John married Pearle MARDIS. Pearle was born on 6 Sep 1916.

 

34. Drew Lumpkin GOINS (John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 1 Jul 1888 in Covered Wagon, Going To Texas. He died on 30 Nov 1954 in Calhoun Co., AL(Jacksonville) from STROKE.

Drew married Grace Ellen COE, daughter of Isace Arlendo COE and Elizabeth Parthenia BURRIS, on 20 Jun 1914 in Guildford Co.. Grace was born on 7 Sep 1896 in Randolph Co. N.C.. She died on 11 Jul 1951 in Jacksonville, Ala. and was buried in Bethny Methodist Church, Central Falls, NC.

 

They had the following children:

       48 F     i.  Gladys GOINS was born on 12 Feb 1914. She died on 27 Feb 1914.

 

+   49 M  ii.  Hal Carson GOINS was born on 28 Oct 1915 and died on 26 Mar 2002.

 

36. Ozella GOINS (John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 13 Jul 1889 in Newnan, GA.. She died on 14 Oct 1967 in Hogansville, GA..

Ozella married William Pinkney BARTON, son of John Franklin BARTON and Mary Ella REYNOLDS. William was born in 1889 in Whitehall, GA.. He died on 7 Dec 1965 in Troup Co., GA..

 

They had the following children:

       50 F     i.  Mabel BARTON.

       51 M  ii.  Harry BARTON.

       52 M iii.  James Bartlett BARTON.

       53 M iv.  Frank BARTON.

 

38. Maybelle GOINS (John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) died in At Home..218 Brockman Ave.Sans Souci..Greenville, S.C..

Maybelle married Mr. SHIVERS.

 

They had the following children:

       54 M   i.  Son SHIVERS.

       55 F    ii.  Daugther SHIVERS.

       56 F   iii.  Daugther #2 SHIVERS.

       57 M iv.  Unk SHIVERS.

       58 F    v.  Unk SHIVERS.

 

 

Sixth Generation

 

45. Ozelean GOINS (John Bunyon GOINS, John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury

O.) was born on 25 Mar 1906.

Ozelean married (1) Emery C. NICHOLS.

 

They had the following children:

 

+   59 F     i.  Nancy's Mom NICHOLS.

 

Ozelean also married (2) Ira MILES.

 

49. Hal Carson GOINS (Drew Lumpkin GOINS, John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 28 Oct 1915 in Greensboro, N.C.. He died on 26 Mar 2002 in Clinton, NC from MASSIVE STROKE and was buried in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

Hal married (1) Thelma Bernice THOMPSON, daughter of John Wesley THOMPSON and Mittie Cordelia ROBERTS, on 20 Oct 1934 in Danville, VA. Thelma was born on 9 Dec 1915 in Kankakee, Illinois. She died on 9 Nov 1984 in Roseboro, NC and was buried in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

 

They had the following children:

 

+   60 F     i.  Ellen Cordelia GOINS was born on 2 Jan 1936.

 

+   61 M  ii.  Philip Carson GOINS was born on 29 Dec 1941.

 

Hal also married (2) Louise MCMILLIAN in 1985 in Roseboro, NC.

 

 

Seventh Generation

 

59. Nancy's Mom NICHOLS (Ozelean GOINS, John Bunyon GOINS, John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.).

 

She had the following children:

       62 F     i.  Nancy TAYLOR.

 

60. Ellen Cordelia GOINS (Hal Carson GOINS, Drew Lumpkin GOINS, John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 2 Jan 1936 in Thomasville, NC.

Ellen married Jerry Norton COLE, son of General Lawrence COLE and Ruby Jane NORTON, on 6 Nov 1953 in First Methodist Church, Weaver, Alabama. Jerry was born on 29 Dec 1934 in Heflin, Alabama. Jerry was baptized in 1946.

 

They had the following children:

 

+   63 M   i.  Byron Douglas COLE was born on 28 Nov 1956.

 

+   64 F    ii.  Kelly Deanne COLE was born on 7 Jan 1958.

       65 F   iii.  Leiza COLE was born in Jul 1960 in Fort Benning, Ga.. She died in Jul 1960 in Fort Benning, Ga. and was buried in Fort Benning Cem.

 

+   66 M iv.  Jason Norton COLE was born on 22 Sep 1964.

 

61. Philip Carson GOINS (Hal Carson GOINS, Drew Lumpkin GOINS, John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 29 Dec 1941 in Danville, VA.

Philip married Carol Lee (12) HERRING, daughter of Charles Arnold (11) HERRING and Daisy

 

Lee CLONIGER, on 31 Jan 1965 in Roseboro, NC. Carol was born on 9 Feb 1942 in Roseboro, NC.

 

They had the following children:

       67 M   i.  David Scott GOINS was born on 31 Jul 1966 in Gastonia, NC  (Living In Stanley N.C. ).

       68 M  ii.  Stephen Drew GOINS was born on 30 May 1969 in Gastonia, NC  (Living In Stanley N.C. ).

Stephen married Angel RIMMER, daughter of Ronald RIMMER and Jackie MOORE, in Stanley, N.C.. Angel was born in Stanley, N.C..

       69 M iii.  Charles Carson GOINS was born on 17 Oct 1975 in Milledgeville, GA.

 

 

Eighth Generation

 

63. Byron Douglas COLE (Ellen Cordelia GOINS, Hal Carson GOINS, Drew Lumpkin GOINS, John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 28 Nov 1956 in Anniston, Ala. and was christened in 1959 in First Methodist Church, Manhatten, Kansas.

Byron married Donna Carol CRUMBY, daughter of Donald Lee CRUMBY and Carol BAGGETT, on 26 Dec 1976.

 

They had the following children:

       70 M   i.  Peyton Douglas COLE was born on 17 Jul 1988 in Anniston, Ala..

 

64. Kelly Deanne COLE (Ellen Cordelia GOINS, Hal Carson GOINS, Drew Lumpkin GOINS, John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 7 Jan 1958 in Manhatten, Kansas and was christened in 1958 in First Methodist Church, Manhatten, Kansas.

Kelly married (1) Charles BURKS.

 

They had the following children:

       71 F     i.  Lindsey DeAnn BURKS was born on 6 Mar 1982 in Anniston, Ala..

 

Kelly also married (2) Joe WILLIAMS in Telladiga, AL.

 

66. Jason Norton COLE (Ellen Cordelia GOINS, Hal Carson GOINS, Drew Lumpkin GOINS, John Bartlett GOINS, Nile GOYEN, Noyal GOYEN, Drury O.) was born on 22 Sep 1964 in Anniston, Ala. and was christened in 1964 in Fumc, Weaver, Ala..

Jason married (1) Lanewy[B>J>] WHITE in 1990.

 

Jason also married (2) Michelle SUARZA. Michelle was born in NY, NY.

 

They had the following children:

       72 M   i.  Joseph Lane COLE.

       73 M  ii.  Justin Lane COLE.

       74 M iii.  Jacob Norton COLE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Goyne, regarded as a son of William Goyne was born about 1760 probably in North Carolina.  “John Gowin” was a witness to the deed of Abraham McAlhatten, Sr. when he transferred 100 acres of land to Drury O. Goyne December 12, 1795, according to Wilkes County Deed Book OO, page 26.

 

He was married about 1804, wife's name Nancy.  John Goyne and Micajah Little of Wilkes County were appointed as security for the administration of the estate of Isaac Tyson, deceased September 26, 1804. 

 

John Goyne was referred to as John "Bitnose" Goyne in the 1807 Georgia Land Lottery.  At the time he was living in John Young's District of Wilkes County, according to “Early Records of Wilkes County, Georgia” Book 1.

 

On January 7, 1811, John Goyne and John Little, administrators of the estate of Micajah Little, resigned, according to “Early Records of Wilkes County, Georgia” Book 1.  In 1816 John Goyne received $1.50 under the terms of his father's will. 

 

His three youngest sons reported in the 1850 census that they were born in North Carolina from about 1812 until about 1820.

 

“John Gowing” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Greene County.  “Jno. Goyen” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Upson County.

 

John Goyne was listed as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Jefferson County, Alabama page 164:

 

        "Goyne, John                  white male       60-70

                                                white female   50-60

                                                white male       15-20

                                                white male       10-15

                                                white male         5-10"

 

John Goyne wrote his will April 27, 1839 in Jefferson County, and died there shortly afterward.  His son John R. Goyne was named executor of the will which named "wife Nancy" as the widow of John Goyne.  It was probated there November 27, 1839, according to Jefferson County Will Book 1818-1840, page 217.

 

Concerning the parentage of John Goyne, Charles Blakley, a descendant, wrote March 4, 2002 expressing doubt:

 

“I am a descendant of Harrison Goyne's brother, John W. Goyne who was born in 1809 in Georgia.  His parents were John and Nancy Goyne of Jefferson County, Alabama.  I do not know that John was the son of the William Goyne who died in Warren County, Georgia.  I have not found any in-formation identifying the parents of John and Nancy Goyne of Jefferson County.  John died in 1839 in Jefferson County.”

 

Children born to John “Bit Nose” Goyne and Nancy Goyne include:

 

        Harrison W. Goyne                                 born about 1806

        Sally Goyne                                             born about 1808

        John R. Goyne                                        born February 18, 1809

        Andrew C[olumus?] “Cull” Goyne        born about 1813

        J. W. Goyne                                            born about 1815

        Erasmus C. Goyne                                  born about 1818

 

Harrison W. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1806. 

 

Harrison W. Goyne was listed as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Jefferson County, page 185.  The household consisted of:

 

        Goyne, Harrison W.               white male       20-30

                                                        white female   30-40

                                                        white male       10-15

                                                        white female   10-15

                                                        white male         5-10

                                                        white female     5-10

                                                        white male         0-5

                                                        white female     0-5

                                                        white male         0-5"

 

He was a state senator from Jefferson County in the 1836-37 term.  He was a lieutenant in the Mississippi militia in the Creek War.  An article describing his military activities was published in the February 1992 edition of "Gowen Research Foundation Newsletter:"

 

Sen. Harrison W. Goyne Fought

In the Creek War of 1836

 

One hundred years ago this month, the efforts of Alabama Senator Harrison W. Goyne to raise a militia company to fight in the 1836 Creek War were described in a newspaper article.  Capt. James McAdory and First Lt. Harrison W. Goyne commanded the company and were mentioned prominently in the newstory which appeared in February 17, 1892 edition of the "Birmingham Age-Herald."

 

Harrison W. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1806, probably in Warren County, Georgia.  His grandfather, William Goyne had appeared in the area about 1790, based on tax records.  His family removed to Jefferson County, Alabama about the time of the War of 1812.

 

Harrison W. Goyne was married there November 8, 1823 to Mrs. Elizabeth Riley Crawford, widow of Samuel Crawford and daughter of Joseph Riley, according to Jefferson County Marriage Book 1, pp 2 and 3.  His father was his security.  The will of Joseph Riley written June 7, 1826 bequeathed "my negro girl, Mary and $50 to Harrison W. Goyne for my daughter, Elizabeth Goyne," according to Jefferson County will records.

 

About 1828, Harrison W. Goyne was elected clerk of the county court at Elyton.  He was enumerated there as the head of a household in the 1830 census along with Benjamin Goyne, James Goyne and John Goyne, his father.  In 1831 Harrison W. Goyne was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives from Jefferson County.

 

On September 17, 1832 Harrison W. Goyne "of Jefferson County" filed on Section 33, Township 18, Range 4W in adjoining Tuscaloosa County, according to "Old Tuscaloosa Land Office Records and Military Warrants, 1821-1855," by Marilyn Davis Barefield.

 

He was a state senator from Jefferson County in the 1836-37 term.  Harrison W. Goyne was identified as a "speculator of Elyton" when he was chosen as first lieutenant in the Jefferson County militia company commanded by Capt. McAdory, a planter of Jonesboro in the Creek War.  His younger brother, Andrew C. "Cull" [Columbus?] Goyne served as a private in the same company which was incorporated into the Fourth Alabama Mounted Volunteers, according to "Index to Compiled Service Records, Alabama Units, Creek War, 1836-1837" by Achee and Wright.  Capt. McAdory later became a colonel in the militia.

 

The newspaper article, obtained through the courtesy of LaFay E. Gowan, Foundation Editorial Board Member of Birmingham and the Birmingham Genealogical Society read:

 

"Jefferson County Soldiers Braved

The Creek Indians in the Old Days”

 

By Thomas M. Owen

It is now almost 56 years, over half a century, since in the spring of 1836, Jefferson County equipped and sent out a brave and gallant company of mounted infantry to assist in protecting the inhabitants of east and southeast Alabama from Indian Savages and depredations.  In the swift transit of the years its members have all gone to their last resting places, save one, and though brave in word and deed, loving their country and fighting for its protection, history contains no record of them, save in the following paragraph, which appears in a short sketch of Jefferson County by B. E. Grace, Sr, one of Jefferson County's oldest and most honored citizens, vis:

 

'About the year 1836, great excitement was caused in Jefferson County in consequence of the hostile attitude of the Seminole and Creek Indians, especially the latter.  The treaty which had been recently concluded between the general Government and Indians, for their removal to the west, caused a great dissatisfaction among a large portion of them, and several murders were committed between Montgomery and Columbus, Georgia and other outrages which finally resulted in a state of war. 

 

The governor made a call for volunteers, and Jefferson County, as usual in such cases, responded promptly, and a company of near 100 men was soon raised, and James McAdory was elected captain.  I forgot the names of the other officers, or I should gladly give them, as they were a gallant set of boys and spent a hot summer in the sickly climate, at that time, of South Alabama, serving faithfully till the object of the campaign was accomplished and the hostile Creeks were captured and sent via Montgomery and Mobile by water to their new homes. 

 

The captain and most of his men returned, but several contracted disease which finally proved fatal.  The only survivor referred to above is Mr. John Thompson, a farmer living in Shade's Valley, a few miles southeast of Bessemer, through whom many facts and incidents concerning this company are rescued from perishing. 

 

Elyton was the county site, and the center of public spirit and intelligence as well, of Jefferson County; and when the call for volunteers was received, immediate steps were taken to call together those willing to enlist and lend assistance. 

 

The call was distributed and the meeting to consider it was held at the county court house about April 1, 1836, when after perfection of arrangements and election of officers, all returned home to make ready for again assembling in Elyton preparatory for leaving. 

 

The next week found a large number of men assembled, each one mounted on his own horse, ready for the march.  No one, not even the officers, wore a uniform; but almost every one wore a wool hat, linsey shirt and suit of substantial homespun jeans.  They remained one night in Elyton, a part lodged in the old Mallory Tavern, and a part were scattered among the hospitable homes of Col. John Martin, Williamson Hawkins and others. 

 

Just before leaving Capt. McAdory marched his company up to the home of James Mudd, when Miss Mary Mudd, on behalf of the citizens of Elyton, presented them with a beautiful flag.  The captain accepted in a few words; and soon afterwards, they rode away, leaving sad hearts behind them, but followed by good wishes and earnest prayers.

 

Their route led along the old road to Montevallo where they were joined by their surgeon, Dr. Mardis, former member of Congress, and where they camped the first night.  Each man carried his own rations which had been prepared for him by loving hands before setting out.

 

Leaving Montevallo, they went directly to Montgomery, camping out one night.  There they were received by the authorities and assigned to duty.  There they were given arms and ammunition, and in a few days were on a rapid march for the Creek country.

 

Their service in the war was short, for the war itself was of short duration, being only three months, the period for which they had enlisted.  The character of the service was in no respect different from that of ordinary frontier service; and there are no records of any particular acts of heroism accredited to this company or its members.  But they were in several brief engagements, underwent without complaint, several forced marches, and several of its members were commended as skilled and brave in the execution of special duty assigned them. 

 

The company lost none of its members by death, but unused to the sultry sun of the southern part of the state, in many there were planted the germs of fatal disease that made itself felt years afterward.  They received as a reward for their services, the sum of $10 per month and their food.  At or near Montgomery they were mustered out of service, and in straggling bodies, returned home, having tasted the glories of war and found it more dreadful than inviting.' 

 

Who were these men, what of prominence did they achieve and what became of them?  Harrison W. Goyne was a clerk of the County Court.  In 1831 he sat for Jefferson County in the House of Representatives, and in 1836 he represented the county in the State Senate.  After the return home, the Goyne brothers, Harrison and Andrew, nicknamed "Cull," moved away.  The only living member of this command, John Thompson, was born February 25, 1818, and hence will soon be in his seventy-fourth year."

 

"Harrison Goyne" filed a Revolutionary claim with the Republic of Texas Secretary of State following the nation wresting independence from Mexico.  The account was audited by James B. Johnson, according to a compilation prepared by the Texas State Library & Archives, Voucher No. 60, Microfilm Reel 52, Frame No. 310.

 

Larry E. Caver, Jr. transcribed a letter written February 3, 1876 to the editor of the “Birmingham Iron Age” which mentioned the death of Harrison W. Goyne in 1849 in Texas.  The newspaper was published from 1874 to 1884.

 

“Excerpts of Interest from “The Birmingham Iron Age”

 

Tyler, Texas

January 19, 1876

 

Dear Editor Frank:

 

In your paper of the 13th instant, I observe an announce-ment headed ‘Historical’ in which you state that you will soon begin the publication of sketches of the lives of those who participated in the early settle-ment and in the political transactions of Jefferson County, Alabama.  I shall await impartially the appearance of your sketches.  To me they will possess, I know, an indescribable charm. 

 

I wish I could contribute something towards aiding you in this proposed interesting feature of your paper.  Many of those who participated in the public affairs of Jefferson County, in the early years of its settlement, came to Texas:

 

General Wood, Robert Emmet Bledsoe Baylor, John Brown, Harrison W. Goyne, Simpson Robinson, Thomas M. Adkins, Emory Loyd, Henry Click, Taylor Brown, Richard Tankersly and doubtless many others. 

 

Of these above mentioned, all are dead except Henry Click, Taylor Brown and Simpson Robinson, and I am not sure that the last named is living, though he was a year or two ago.  Taylor Brown is living near Henderson, about 30 miles from this place, and was as full of vitality and fun, about two weeks ago, when I saw him, as a [colored man] ever gets of religion--and you know that is so full that he runs over occasionally.  Henry Click, who used to be the best rifle shot that could be found, lives in Cherokee County.  I have not seen him for two or three years.  Simpson Robin-son was living in Leon County a few years ago, and had been chief justice of the county. 

 

General Wood, who participated in what is termed the "pine knot" battle, fought at Jonesboro long before you and I were born, died and was buried near Austin, Texas, many, many years ago; John Brown [Red] died not many years ago, at Brownsboro [named for him] in Henderson County, Texas, about 20 miles west of this place. 

 

Harrison W. Goyne died in 1849 at Lockhart, Western Tex-as in Caldwell County; Emory Loyd died near Henderson, Rusk County, about 15 years ago; Robert E. B. Baylor died near Independence, Washington County, December 31, 1873; Major Adkins died near Larissa, Cherokee County, a few years ago;

 

Woodson Wade I ought to have mentioned also; he is dead too.  Brown, Goyne, Adkins, Robinson, Wood, Loyd and Baylor, were in official line of life in Jefferson County.  Loyd, Wood, John Brown and Goyne served in the Legisla-ture, and Baylor in the Congress of the United States.  Bay-lor, Wood and John Brown served in the Congress of the Republic of Texas; Judge Baylor served for 25 years or more as District Judge. 

 

I furnish you these facts, which you can dress up if you choose, and receive as my contribution. 

 

Why don't you pour hot shot and Greek fire into the Radical Camp?  Have they quit stealing in Alabama?

 

Your friend very hurriedly, but truly,

 

Thomas Smith”

 

Children born to Sen. Harrison W. Goyne and Elizabeth Riley Crawford Goyne are unknown.

 

Sally Goyne, daughter of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1808.  She was married about 1826 to Dempsey Jordan.  At lest four children were born to them, according to the research of Sammy Craig Duncan.

 

John R. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born in Georgia February 18, 1809, according to a letter written August 14, 1989 by Charles Blakeley, a descendant of Burleson, Texas.  He was married about 1828 to Elizabeth Byars who was born March 4, 1812 in North Carolina.  She was the daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Byars of Rutherford County, North Carolina.

 

John R. Goyne was named administrator of the will of his father which was written April 27, 1839 and probated November 27, 1839, according to Jefferson County Will Book, 1818-1840, page 217.

 

In 1849 they lived in Kemper County, Mississippi.  They were enumerated there in the 1850 census as:

 

        "Goyne,   John R.                           41, born in GA, farmer

                                Elizabeth                 38, born in NC

                                Harrison                  19,

                                William                   16,

                                Adeline                    13,

                                John                         10,

                                Nancy                        9,

                                James                         6,

                                Selina                         4,

                                George                       2"

 

Erasmus Goyne and Andrew C[olumbus?] “Cull” Goyne, his brothers were also enumerated in the 1850 census of Kemper County.

 

After a short tenure in Drew County, Arkansas, they removed to Lamar County, Texas after the Civil War. 

 

Children born to John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, according to an old bible record, include:

 

        Susan Goyne                           born February 25, 1830

        Harrison W. Goyne                 born May 26, 1832

        William R. Goyne                   born May 3, 1834

        Adeline Goyne                        born December 19, 1836

        John Stribling Goyne              born April 6, 1839

        Nancy E. Goyne                     born October 7, 1841

        James E. Goyne                      born November 14, 1843

        Selina Goyne                           born October 7, 1846

        George Washington Goyne     born March 4, 1849

        *Elizabeth F. Goyne               born about 1850

        Jefferson Davis Goyne            born December 8, 1852

 

*Elizabeth F. Goyne, suggested as a daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne by family researcher Sammy Craig Duncan of Greenville, Texas, did not appear in the transcript of the bible record.

 

Susan Goyne, daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born February 25, 1830. 

 

Harrison W. Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born May 26, 1832.  He appeared in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi as a 19-year-old living in his father's household.

 

William R. Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born May 3, 1834.  He appeared in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi as a 16-year-old living in the household of his parents.

 

Adeline Goyne, daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born December 19, 1836.  She appeared as a 13-year-old in the 1850 census of her father's household in Kemper County, Mississippi.

 

John Stribling Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born in April 1839 in Alabama, according to his 1900 census enumeration.  He was married about 1868, wife's name Nancy C.  She was born January 23, 1847 in Arkansas.  In 1869 they lived in Lamar County, Texas.

 

They were enumerated there in the 1880 census in Enumera­tion District 131, page 48, precinct 7:

 

        "Goings,          John                 39, born in Arkansas

                                Nancy              31, born in Arkansas

                                Rufus S.           11, born in Texas

                                William             9, born in Texas

                                Mattie L.           5, born in Texas

                                Charley             2, born in Texas"

 

The household of John Stribling Goyne reappeared in the 1900 census of Fannin County, Enumeration District 81, page 2, precinct 7:

 

        "Goyne,           J. S.          61, born in AL in April 1839

                                N. C.       53, born in AR in Jan. 1847, wife

                                William   30, born in TX in February 1870

                                Charles    22, born in TX in Dec. 1877

                                Lillie        19, born in TX in February 1881

                                Ernest      16, born in TX in March 1884"

 

John Stribling Goyne received a deed from Margaret Blakey, according to Fannin County Deed Book 59, page 266.  He also received a deed from W. A. Lane, according to Fannin County Deed Book 78, page 49.  He gave a deed to S. R. Adair, according to Fannin County Deed Book 170, page 509.

 

John Stribling Goyne died in Fannin County August 7, 1925, according to BVS File 29153.  Nancy C. Goyne died at Ivan­hoe, Texas October 21, 1925 of "stricture of the esophagus," according to Fannin County Death Book 3, page 14.

 

Children born to John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne include:

 

        Rufus S. Goyne                       born in 1869

        William H. Goyne                   born February 1, 1870

        Mattie L. Goyne                      born in 1875

        Charles Eldredge Goyne         born December 29, 1877

        Lillie Argada Goyne                born February 1, 1881

        Ernest Wysong Goyne            born in March 1884

 

Rufus S. Goyne, son of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born in 1869 in Texas.  He appeared as an 11-year-old in the 1880 census of his father's household. 

 

William H. Goyne, son of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born February 1, 1870 in Lamar County.  He was enumerated in the 1880 census as a nine-year-old and at age 30 in the 1900 census of his father's household.  He died May 23, 1948 in Fannin County, according to Fannin County Death Book 6, page 1263.  He was buried in Danner Cemetery, according to Ivy Lee Goyne, informant.

 

Mattie L. Goyne, daughter of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born in Texas in 1875.  She appeared as a five-year-old in the 1880 census.  She did not reappear in her fa­ther's household in the 1900 census.

 

Charles Eldredge Goyne, son of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born December 29, 1877 in Lamar County.  He was recorded as a two-year-old in the 1880 census and at age 22 in the 1900 census of his father's house­hold.  He was married at age 30 to Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand July 5, 1908, according to Fannin County marriage records.  In 1914 he was a barber at Bonham.  Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne died March 15, 1915 in Fannin County, according to BVS File 12281.  He died April 8, 1949 of a "heart block," according to Fannin County Death Book 6, page 1562.  His residence at that time was on Boyd Street, and he was listed as a retired barber.

 

Children born to Charles Eldredge Goyne and Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne include:

 

        Ivy Lee Goyne                        born August 23, 1909

        Hazel M. Goyne                     born April 15, 1911

        Kenneth Upton Goyne            born June 18, 1914

 

Ivy Lee Goyne, son of Charles Eldredge Goyne and Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne, was born August 23, 1909, according to Fannin County Birth Book 23, page 615.  He was married to Ruby Holloway December 3, 1931, according to Fannin County Marriage Book I, page 264.  The couple was divorced shortly afterward.  He was remarried August 24, 1934 to Mamie Ruth Green, according to Fannin County Marriage Book Y, page 184.  She was born in 1914.  Ruby Holloway Goyne was remarried to J. L. Meadows February 6, 1935, according to Fannin County Marriage Book X, page 300.

 

Ivy Lee Goyne was listed as the father of an infant who died November 20, 1935 in Fannin County, according to BVS File 51141.  In 1942 Ivy Lee Goyne was a construction worker liv­ing in Bonham.  He was the informant for the death certificate of his father who died May 23, 1948.  They received release of a lien from First National Bank of Bonham December 3, 1951, according to Fannin County Deed Book 332, page 318.  They gave power of attorney to their sister-in-law Effie Estelle Sparrow Goyne June 29, 1956, according to Fannin County Deed Book 394, page 179, suggesting that they were removing from Bonham.

 

Children born to Ivy Lee Goyne and Mamie Ruth Green Goyne include:

 

          [infant]                          died November 20, 1935

        Bobbie Jean Goyne         born May 17, 1942

        Bonnie June Goyne         born May 17, 1942

 

Bobbie Jean Goyne, "third child" of Ivy Lee Goyne and Mamie Ruth Green Goyne, a twin, was born May 17, 1942, according to Fannin County Birth Book 11, page 1129.

 

Bonnie June Goyne, "fourth child" of Ivy Lee Goyne and Mamie Ruth Goyne, a twin, was born May 17, 1942, accord­ing to Fannin County Birth Book 11, page 1130.

 

Hazel M. Goyne, daughter of Charles Eldredge Goyne and Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne, was born April 15, 1911, according to Fannin County Birth Book 2, page 100.

 

Kenneth Upton Goyne, son of Charles Eldredge Goyne and Margaret Electra "Leck" D'Armand Goyne, was born June 18, 1914, according to Fannin County Birth Book 2, page 166.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army March 9, 1943 and was discharged as a private October 1, 1943, according to Fannin County Discharge Book 2, page 259.  He showed a dual enlistment in the Texas National Guard March 9, 1943 and was discharged March 7, 1946 as a private first class, according to Fannin County Discharge Book 6, page 294.  At that time he was "married with two dependents."  He was married about 1943 to Effie Estelle Sparrow.  In 1943 he was shown as a salesman, and in 1950 he was listed as a textile worker.

 

Children born to Kenneth Upton Goyne and Effie Estelle Sparrow Goyne include:

 

        David Eugene Goyne                      born June 5, 1945

 

David Eugene Goyne, son of Kenneth Upton Goyne and Effie Estelle Sparrow Goyne, was born June 5, 1945, according to Fannin County Birth Book 17, page 238.  He was married to Beverly Gail Ray, age 15, June 18, 1966, according to Fannin County Marriage Book 5, page 245.  Children born to David Eugene Goyne and Beverly Gail Ray Goyne are unknown.

 

Lillie Argada Goyne, daughter of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born February 1, 1881, according to BVS File 1223870.  She appeared as a 19-year-old in the 1900 census.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Ernest Wysong Goyne, son of John Stribling Goyne and Nancy C. Goyne, was born in March 1884.  He appeared as a 16-year-old in his father's household in the 1900 census.  On November 8, 1901, at age 17, he was married to Mittie Delaney, daughter of M. C. Delaney and Sarah Jane Taylor Delaney, according to Fannin County Marriage Book N, page 23.  He was remarried to Mrs. Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle April 9, 1907, according to Fannin County Marriage Book Q, page 429.

 

Ernest Wysong Goyne was buried in Danner Cemetery.

 

Children born to Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mittie Delaney Goyne include:

 

        Ethel Mae Goyne                            born January 28, 1904

        Florence Ann Goyne                       born October 17, 1906

        William Earl Goyne                        born March 14, 1906 [error]

 

Children born to Ernest Wyson Goyne and Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle Goyne include:

 

        Velve Beatrice Goyne                     born November 13, 1910

        Vivian Ernest “Tootsie” Goyne      born November 1, 1912

        John Wesley Goyne                        born March 2, 1915

 

Ethel Mae Goyne, daughter of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mittie Delaney Goyne, was born January 28, 1904, according to Fannin County Birth Book 25, page 199.  She was married in 1920 at age 16 in Bonham, Texas to John Henry Embrey, age 18 of Marietta, Oklahoma.  John Henry Embrey was accompanied by “Red” Lemons, his best friend.  After the wedding all three of the young people returned to Marietta by train, according to Elizabeth Embrey.

 

Florence Ann Goyne, daughter of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mittie Delaney Goyne, was born October 17, 1906, according to Fannin County Birth book 13, page 422.

 

William Earl Goyne, son of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mittie Delaney Goyne, was born March 14, 1906, according to Fannin County Birth Book 1, page 223.  This entry is an obvi­ous error.  About 1942 William Earl Goyne was married to Bertha Revenia Rose.  A son was born to William Earl Goyne and Bertha Revenia Rose Goyne December 19, 1944, according to Fannin County Birth Book 16, page 1085.

 

Velve Beatrice Goyne, daughter of Ernest Wyson Goyne and Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle Goyne, was born November 13, 1910, according to Fannin County Birth Book 25, page 1841.  She was married April 25, 1928, perhaps in a double ceremony with her sister, to Edgar Roberts, according to Clay County, Texas Marriage Book 6, page 447.

 

Vivian Ernest “Tootsie” Goyne, daughter of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle Goyne, was born November 1, 1912, according to Fannin County Birth Book 2, page 134.  She was married April 25, 1928, perhaps in a double ceremony with her sister to J. E. Parish, according to Clay County Marriage Book 6, page 447.  “Tootsie” was still living in December 2000, according to Elizabeth Embey.

 

John Wesley Goyne, son of Ernest Wysong Goyne and Mary Ann Abner Canley Brezelle Goyne, was born March 2, 1915, according to Fannin County Birth Book 14, page 1214.  On February 25, 1936 he was married to Lois Fay Moore, ac­cording to Fannin County Marriage Book Y, page 279.  John Wesley Goyne, a machinist for Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, lived at 2218 NW 22nd Street, Ft. Worth, from 1947 through 1954.  The name of the company was changed to Convair in 1954, and he continued with it as a metalsmith through 1960.  In 1953 and 1954 Lois Fay Moore Goyne was listed as a nurse's aide at St. Joseph's Hospital, according to the city directory.

 

In 1955 they lived at 5503 Landino, and from 1956 through 1960 they lived at 5501 Crowley [S.P.].  In 1959 he was listed as a foreman at Convair.  In 1960 they lived at 2318 NW 26th Street, Ft. Worth.  In 1963 and 1964 he was listed as a "hand former" for Bell Helicopter and lived at 2507 Lee Avenue, Ft. Worth.

 

Children born to John Wesley Goyne and Lois Fay Moore Goyne include:

 

        Bobbie Jewel Goyne                      born March 3, 1937

        Jimmy Allen Goyne                        born August 11, 1939

        Frankie Lee Goyne                         born February 23, 1943

        Jerry Goyne                                     born about 1947

 

Bobbie Jewel Goyne, daughter of John Wesley Goyne and Lois Fay Moore Goyne, was born March 3, 1937, according to Fan­nin County Birth Book 14, page 1600.  She was married April 12, 1952 to Claude R. Wood, Jr, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 108, page 351.  On May 2, 1953 "Bobbie J. Goyne" was married to Crawford Lane, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 110, page 623.

 

Jimmy Allen Goyne, son of John Wesley Goyne and Lois Faye Moore Goyne, was born August 11, 1939, according to Fannin County Birth Book 17, page 5959.  He was married to Mrs. Edna Lorece Coley October 30, 1961, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 128, page 291.  Apparently they were divorced.  Mrs. Edna Lorece Coley Goyne was married to Stephen Roger Brown March 14, 1969, according to Parker County, Texas Marriage Book 39, page 474.

 

Children born to Jimmy Allen Goyne and Edna Lorece Coley Goyne include:

 

        Jimmy Allen Goyne, Jr.                  born October 25, 1962

 

Jimmy Allen Goyne, Jr, son of Jimmy Allen Goyne and Edna Lorece Coley Goyne, was born October 25, 1962, according to BVS File 128456.

 

Frankie Lee Goyne, daughter of John Wesley Goyne and Lois Fay Moore Goyne, was born February 23, 1943, according to Fannin County Birth Book 13, page 776.

 

Jerry Goyne, assumed to be a child of John Wesley Goyne and Lois Faye Moore Goyne, was born about 1947.  In 1964, he lived at 2507 Lee Avenue, the address of John Wesley Goyne, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.

 

Nancy E. Goyne, daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born October 7, 1846.  She appeared as a nine-year-old in the 1850 census of her parents' household in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi.

 

James E. Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born November 14, 1843.  He appeared as a six-year-old in the 1850 census of his parents' household in Kemper County, Mississippi.

 

Selina Goyne, daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born October 7, 1846.  She appeared as a four-year-old in the 1850 census of her parents' household in Kemper County, Mississippi.

 

George Washington Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Eliza­beth Byars Goyne, was born in Kemper County, Mississippi March 4, 1849, according to the family bible.  He was enumerated in the 1850 census of Kemper County as a two-year-old living in his parents' household.  He was married July 28, 1872 in Lamar County, Texas to Malinda Caroline White.  She was born in Arkansas September 11, 1855.  They continued to live there in 1874 when their first child was born. 

 

They were enumerated in the 1880 census of Bosque County, page 360B, living in the northwest section of the county:

 

“Goyne,              G. W.              25, born in MS

                  M. C.               22, born in AR”

                                S. J.                  6, born in TX

                                Z. S.                  3, born in TX

                                Ithoma A.    5/12, born in TX”

 

On July 26, 1881, George Washington Goyne "of Bosque County, Texas" received a deed from J. M. Cain to 821 acres of land in Hamilton County, Texas for $400, according to Hamilton County Deed Book M, page 26.  He received a deed January 14, 1885 from M. O. Gleason for additional land in Hamilton County, paying $200, according to Hamilton County Deed Book Q, page 627.

 

George Washington Goyne lived on a farm at Fairy, Texas in Hamilton County in 1886 when their fifth child was born.  He received a deed from W. T. Saxon September 1, 1888 for 82 acres, paying $135, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 87, page 519.  He received another deed from M. O. Gleason August 2, 1893 for 21 acres, according to Hamilton County Deed Book T, page 439.  He received a deed from J. W. Woodward July 30, 1898 for 156 acres of land located on Falls Creek for $1,200, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 20, page 156.

 

He appeared as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Hamilton County, Enumeration District 84, page 16, precinct 3:

 

        "Goyne,           George W.       49, born in MS in Mar. 1851

                                Melinda           44, born in TX in Feb. 1856,

                                                              wife

                                Zella                21, born in TX in Jan. 1879,

                                                              daughter

                                Thorna             19, born in TX in Dec. 1880,

                                                              daughter

                                Carl                 17, born in TX in Feb. 1883, son

                                William           14, born in TX in Oct. 1885, son

                                Mary M.          12, born in TX in Mar. 1888,

                                                              daughter"

 

George Washington Goyne received a deed October 14, 1903 from S. A. Cousins to 208 acres of land for $2,580, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 34, page 345.  On February 22, 1905 he sold land to F. C. Sawyer, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 41, page 199.  They sold the land they pur­chased from Cousins to Merit Young December 20, 1906, los­ing $80 on the property, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 27, page 531.  They continued to live at Fairy at that time.  The transaction was witnessed by Carl A. Goyne and Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutchens.

 

George Washington Goyne died January 2, 1907 in Hamilton County and was buried at Fairy, Texas. 

 

Melinda Caroline White Goyne, "a widow," was joined by her children and grandchildren in giving right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Company July 30, 1929, across 385 acres of land, ac­cording to Hamilton County Deed Book 103, page 99.  She died of pneumonia October 31, 1937, at age 82, and was buried at Fairy beside her husband, according to Hamilton County Death Book 6, page 117.

 

Children born to George Washington Goyne and Melinda Caroline White Goyne include:

 

        Susan Josephine Goyne          born March 19, 1873

        Zella Goyne                            born September 11, 1876

        Thorna Goyne                         born December 31, 1880

        Carl A. Goyne                         born February 8, 1883

        William Earl Goyne                born October 8, 1886

        Mary Mauzee Goyne              born March 8, 1888

 

Susan Josephine "Josie" Goyne, daughter of George Wash­ington Goyne and Malinda Carolina White Goyne, was born in Lamar County March 19, 1873.  She was married March 27, 1892 to Walton Clinton Blakely, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 1, page 269.  He was born March 5, 1871 in Blount County, Alabama to James Daniel Blakely and Nancy Hanna Blackburn Blakely.  He died at Waco, Texas April 30, 1921,

 

In 1929, Susan Josephine “Josie” Goyne Blakely, a femme sole, was living in Tarrant County, Texas.  She died at Ft. Worth, Texas October 11, 1942.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Moran “Jack” Blakely                    born January 12, 1900

 

Moran “Jack” Blakely, son of Walton Clinton Blakely and Susan Josephine Goyne Blakely, was born January 12, 1900 at Fairy.  He was married April 2, 1920 at Hico, Texas to Vinita May Burson.  She was born October 6, 1899 to Archibald John Burson and Carrie Marie Mauzie Burson of Bosque County, Texas.

 

Jack Moran Blakely died December 28, 1957 at Iredell, Texas in Bosque County.  Children born to them include:

 

        Charles Eugene Blakely                  born November 26, 1935

 

Charles Eugene Blakely, son of Jack Moran Blakely and Vinita May Burson Blakely, was born November 26, 1935 at Stephenville, Texas.  He was married December 15, 1956 at Iredell, Texas to Doris Norene Fillingim.  In 1992 and in 1998, they were living at Burleson, Texas.  In January 2000, they removed to Iredell, Texas, his hometown.  Children born to Charles Eugene Blakely and Doris Norene Fillingim Blakely are unknown.

 

Zella Goyne, daughter of George Washington Goyne and Melinida Caroline White Goyne, was born in Lamar County September 11, 1877.  She appeared in the 1900 census in her father's household as a 21-year-old.  In 1929, Zella Goyne, "femme sole," joined her mother and siblings in granting right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.  On June 30, 1941 she was de­clared "non compus mentis" by Tarrant County Probate Court.  Sybil Flowers was appointed her guardian.  Zella Goyne, "fem-me sole of Hamilton County," sold her inheritance in five tracts of land in Hamilton County that had belonged to her parents to her brother William Earl Goyne and Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson for $1,200 July 18, 1953, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 167, page 636.  She died unmarried at Hico, Texas December 4, 1961, at age 84, of heart disease, according to Hamilton County Death Book 10, page 145.  She was buried in the Fairy cemetery.

 

Thorna Goyne, daughter of George Washington Goyne and Melinida Caroline White Goyne, was born in December 1880, according to the 1900 census.  She was probably born in Bosque County.  She appeared as a 19-year-old in the 1900 census of her father's household.  She was married to R. J. Ogle November 3, 1901, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 4, page 6.  They continued in Hamilton County in 1929 when they joined family members in conveying right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.  On January 3, 1946 R. J. Ogle and Thorna Goyne Ogle "of Hico, Texas" sold her inheritance to William Earl Goyne for $1,400, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 134, page 283.  Thorna Goyne Ogle continued at Hico in 1955.

 

Carl A. Goyne, son of George Washington Goyne and Melinida Caroline White Goyne, was born in February 1883, probably in Hamilton County.  He appeared there in the 1900 census as a 17-year-old.  He was married to Miss Ollie Mabel Cole November 1, 1904, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 4, page 225.  On March 9, 1906 they were living in Hico.  On December 6, 1906 he witnessed a deed of his parents.  Apparently he died shortly afterward.  Mrs. Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne was remarried to J. E. King December 15, 1910, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 5, page 159.  On October 1, 1970 Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne King, "a widow" joined her son in giving a correction deed to William Earl Goyne to property he had purchased from them in 1939.

 

Children born to Carl A. Goyne and Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne include:

 

        Furman Cole Goyne                                born March 9, 1906

 

Furman Cole Goyne, son of Carl A. Goyne and Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne, was born March 9, 1906, according to Hamilton County Birth Book 1, page 66.  "Furman Goen" appeared in the 1924 edition of the Ft. Worth city directory, living at 1715 Cooper.  In 1926 "Furman C. Goyen, driver" appeared in the Amarillo, Texas city directory rooming at 309 North Pierce Street.  On March 30, 1929, Furman Cole Goyne, "a single man of Hamilton County" joined other members of his family in conveying a right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.

 

Furman Cole Goyne was married to Mrs. Marjorie F. Joslin at Amarillo, according to Potter County Marriage Book 7, page 516.  Of Marjorie F. Joslin Goyne nothing more is known.  On March 5, 1933, he was remarried at Clovis, New Mexico to Susie Marie Thomsen who was born at Tahlequah, Oklahoma August 6, 1911, according to Curry County, New Mexico Marriage Book 13, page 333.  In the 1933 city directory of Amarillo they appeared living at 311 East 12th Avenue.  He was employed as a serviceman for Cockrell-Lokey, Inc.  In the 1934-35-36 editions, they were recorded at 309 Bellview, and he was listed as a mechanic for Frost Motor Co.  In the 1938-39 edition he was listed as manager of Amarillo Cooperative Association, and they lived at 3810 Centre Avenue.

 

On March 31, 1939 Furman Cole Goyne sold his Hamilton County inheritance to his uncle, William Earl Goyne, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 118, page 191.  From 1939 to 1942 they lived at 1206 West 20th Street, and both of them were employed by Amarillo Paint & Wall Paper Co.  From 1942 to 1944 they lived at 3703 Fountain Terrace.  In 1944 the couple started their own business, Goyne Studio.  In 1947 they lived at 4218 West 15th Street; in 1948 at 1107 Rosemont, in 1951, 1952 and 1953 at 3903 Cheyenne, still operating Goyne Studio.

 

From 1954 to 1961, they lived at 1319 Travis.  In 1956 "Marie Goyne" was shown to be a resident of El Paso, Texas.  In 1957 and 1958 he was shown in the Amarillo city directory as a salesman for S. W. Fabrics.  In 1962, their residence was shown as 1313 Herman.  In 1966, he was shown in the di­rectory as a decorator living at The Palisades, south of Amarillo.  In 1968 Furman Cole Goyne appeared in the di­rectory as an interior decorator living at 1313 Herman.  Susie Marie Thomsen Goyne appeared at that address and was listed as the owner of Goyne's Commercial Interiors in El Paso.  Furman Cole Goyne and Susie Marie Thomsen Goyne appeared in the 1971 city directory of El Paso living at 2317 Wyoming.  They were the owners of Goyne's Commercial Interiors located at 3232 Nations Avenue.

 

Furman Cole Goyne and Susie Marie Thompson Goyne re­ceived a warranty deed from Bill H. Alexander February 29, 1968 for a lot in Western Express Addition, Amarillo, ac­cording to Randall County Deed Book 406, page 641.

 

On October 1, 1970 they joined his mother, Ollie Mabel Cole Goyne King, "a widow," in giving a correction deed to William Earl Goyne to the property he had purchased from them in 1939.  They purchased property September 10, 1973 from William Leslie Hamilton and resold it the same day to Cleta Evans, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 214, page 74.

 

Evelyn Goyne, perhaps a relative of Furman Cole Goyne listed at 1101 Harrison in 1960, according to the Amarillo city directory.  At that time she was employed by West Texas Electronics as a stockwoman.  In 1962, "Mrs. B. Evelyn Goyne" was living at 2025 Crockett.  In 1964 she was living at The Palisades and was employed by Goyne Decorator's Service & Supply.  In 1965 she was the manager of Talmadge Apartments at 1401 Van Buren.  "Mrs. Vivian Goyne" was also listed as the manager of Talmadge Apartments in 1965.

 

It is believed that children born to Furman Cole Goyne and Susie Marie Thompson Goyne include:

 

        Carolyn Cole Goyne                       born June 6, 1939

 

Carolyn Cole Goyne, believed to be a daughter of Furman Cole Goyne and Susie Marie Thompson Goyne, was born June 6, 1939 in Potter County, according to BVS File 51235.  "Caroline Goyne" was listed in the 1956 city directory of Amarillo as a receptionist for KFDA Radio & Television.

 

William Earle Goyne, son of George Washington Goyne and Malinda Caroline White, was born October 9, 1886 at Fairy, Texas, according to Hamilton County Delayed Birth Book 14, page 283.  He was the fifth of their children, all of whom were living at his birth. 

 

He appeared as a 14-year-old in the 1900 census report of his father's household.  On July 30, 1929, he joined his mother and sisters in giving right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.  William Earle Goyne was married about 1909, wife's name unknown. 

 

He was remarried to Helena Clifford Loden December 19, 1931, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 9, page 328.  She was born in 1901 at Alexander, Texas and was 15 years younger than her husband.  He was the postmaster at Fairy in 1935, and they continued there in 1939. 

 

He purchased the interest of Furman Cole Goyne and his mother in the estate of George Washington Goyne and Me­linda Caroline White Goyne March 31, 1939 for $500, ac­cording to Hamilton County Deed Book 118, page 191.  On January 3, 1946 William Earl Goyne and Helene Clifford Loden Goyne purchased the inheritance of his sister Thoma Goyne Ogle for $1,400, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 134, page 547.  On March 20, 1946 he received a deed from E. C. Allison, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 136, page 29.

 

He received one-half acre of land for $500 from the Methodist Church of Fairy December 29, 1950, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 159, page 110.  William Earl Goyne and his sister Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson purchased the inheritance of their sister, Zella Goyne for $1,200 July 18, 1953, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 167, page 636.  On December 6, 1968, William Earl Goyne purchased the inheritance of the last devisee, Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson in a land swap, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 203, page 337 and 552.  He was a resident of Hico in December 1972.

 

William Earle Goyne died May 14, 1980 at age 93 of sepsis, according to Hamilton County Death Book 14, page 66.  He was buried in Fairy Cemetery.  Malinda Lou Goyne Dowdy was the informant for the death certificate information.

 

Children born to William Earle Goyne and Helena Clifton Loden Goyne include:

 

        Wilma Grace Goyne               born October 12, 1935

        Malinda Lou Goyne                born April 10, 1939

 

Wilma Grace Goyne, daughter of William Earl Goyne and He­lena Clifford Loden Goyne, was born October 12, 1935 at Fairy, according to Hamilton County Birth Book 5, page 119.  She was an employee of Archenhold Auto Supply and lived at 425 College Avenue, according to the 1956 edition of the Ft. Worth city directory.  In 1957, she was a stenographer at Con­vair and lived at 2008 Hemphill.  She was married to Benny McDowell May 29, 1959, according to Tarrant County Mar­riage Book 119, page 38.

 

Malinda Lou Goyne, daughter of William Earl Goyne and He­lena Clifford Loden Goyne, was born April 10, 1939, ac­cording to Hamilton County Marriage Book 6, page 265.  She appeared as a clerk at Stationers Distributors, Ft. Worth and lived at 1200 Lilac, according to the 1958 city directory.  She was married to Elvin L. Magers February 24, 1959, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 122, page 599.  She was the informant for the death certificate information of her father in 1980.

 

Mary Mauzee Goyne, daughter of George Washington Goyne and Melinda Carolina White Goyne, was born in March 1888, probably in Hamilton County.  She appeared as 12-year-old in the 1900 census of her father's household.  She was married to Pate McCutcheon September 11, 1904, according to Hamilton County Marriage Book 4, page 211.  She witnessed a deed for her father December 20, 1906, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 27, page 521.  Later she was remarried to O. E. Whitson. 

 

On July 30, 1929 O. E. Whitson and Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson joined her mother and siblings in grant-ing right-of-way to Lone Star Gas Co.  On July 18, 1953 Mary Mauzee Goyne McCutcheon Whitson joined her brother, Wil-liam Earl Goyne in purchasing the inheritance in five tracts of land from their sister, Zella Goyne, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 167, page 636.  On December 6, 1968, she, a widow, made a property swap with William Earl Goyne, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 203, pages 377 and 552.

 

Elizabeth F. Goyne, regarded as a daughter of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne by Sammy Craig Duncan, was born about 1850, probably in Kemper County, Mississippi.  She was married February 19, 1867 to J. Ebenezer Gordon in Lamar County, Texas, according to the research of Frank Covey, a descendant.  A marriage license had been issued February 13, 1867 to "J. E. Gordon and E. F. Goin," according to Lamar County marriage records.  J. Ebenezer Gordon was born in Georgia about 1836.

 

Jefferson Davis Goyne, son of John R. Goyne and Elizabeth Byars Goyne, was born December 8, 1852, according to the family bible.  He was married in 1875 in Lamar County, Texas to Lenis Angelina “Angie” Honeycutt who was born in Arkansas February 17, 1858, according to Sherry Stringer. 

 

He appeared in the 1880 census of northwest Bosque County, page 365B at age 27.  His mother-in-law, Mrs. M. E. Wall, was recorded with the family.

 

They were living Bosque County, Texas in 1895.  She died December 15, 1929 in Fairy, Texas in Hamilton County.  He died in 1935 and was buried in Albany, Texas. 

 

Children born to them include:

 

        John Goyne                                                     born about 1878

        Mazzie Goyne                                                 born about 1879

        Allie Goyne                                                     born about 1881

        Lillie Mae Goyne                                            born about 1883

        Thomas William Goyne                                  born about 1884

        Minnie Pearle Goyne                                      born about 1885

 

Minnie Pearle Goyne, daughter of Jefferson Davis Goyne and Lenis Angeline “Angie” Honeycutt Goyne, was born about 1885.  She was married in 1903 to James Henry William Loader, according to Sherry Stringer, a great-granddaughter.

 

Lona Goyne, parents unknown, was born in 1891 and died in 1927.  She was also buried in Albany Cemtery in Albany.

 

Andrew C[olumbus] “Cull” Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1812 in North Carolina.  Andrew C. "Cull" Goyne served as a private in the same company which was incorporated into the Fourth Alabama Mounted Volunteers, according to "Index to Compiled Service Records, Alabama Units, Creek War, 1836-1837" by Achee and Wright.  He was enumerated in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi living in the household of Erasmus C. Goyne, his brother.  It is believed that Andrew C[olumbus] “Cull” Goyne did not marry.

 

J. W. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1815 in North Carolina.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Erasmus C. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy Goyne, was born about 1820 in North Carolina.  He was married about 1838, wife's name Annie, according to the research of Sammy Craig Duncan. 

 

They were enumerated in the 1850 census of Kemper County, Mississippi. 

 

“Erasmus Goynes,” a North Carolinian, appeared as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Kemper County:

 

        "Goynes,         Erasmus  30, born in NC

                                Ana         27, born in AL

                                Ellen        14, born in AL

                                John         12, born in AL

                                Susan         8, born in MS

                                Sam           5, born in MS

        Goynes,   A. C*.              38, born in NC, brother"

 

        *Amos C. Goyne[?]

 

Amos Goynes and Wiley W. Goynes, regarded as kinsmen, were enumerated in the 1840 census of Kemper County.

 

He was remarried about 1843 to Sarah Frances Germany who was born in Mississippi about 1825.  In 1843 when a son was born to them they were living in Mississippi.

 

“E. C. Goins” was enumerated as the head of Household 673-673 in the 1860 census of the Veazey township Drew County, Arkansas:

 

        “Goins,    E. C.                        35, born in AL, farmer

                                Sarah               35, born in Al, wife

                                Jefferson         13, born in MS

                                Frances            11, born in MS

                                Urastus            10, born in MS

                                Emily                8, born in MS

                                Martha              2, born in AR”

 

They appeared in the 1870 census of Lamar County, Texas, page 26, Beat 3, Household 195-195:

 

        "Gowen,        Erasmus C.      48, born in AL, farm laborer,

                                                             $150 personal property,

                                                              illiterate

                                Sarah              48, born in AL, housekeeper

                                Erastus           16, born in MS

                                Emily             13, born in MS

                                James             11, born in AR"

 

Later they removed to Bosque County, Texas.

 

Children born to Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne, ac­cording to Sammy Craig Duncan, include:

 

        Ellen Goyne                                    born about 1840

        John Goyne                                     born about 1841

        Susan Goyne                                   born about 1843

        Sam Goyne                                      born about 1845

 

Children born to Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne include:

 

        Erastus Richard Goyne                    born April 5, 1850

        Ben Goyne                                       born about 1853

        Emily Goyne                                    born in 1857

        James Eldridge Goyne                     born in September 1861

 

Ellen Goyne, daughter of Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne, was born about 1840.

 

John Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne, was born about 1841.

 

Susan Goyne, daughter of Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne, was born about 1843.

 

Sam Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Annie Goyne was born about 1845.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne, was born in Mississippi April 5, 1850.  His enumeration in the 1900 census of Bosque County shows his birth as April 1851 in Alabama.  He was married about 1880 to Sarah Elizabeth Hatch who born in Texas May 1, 1854.  She was the daughter of Rev. O. Hatch, who was born in Ohio and his wife, name unknown, who was also born in Ohio.

 

In 1884 Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne were living in Texas, probably Bosque County.  About 1887 Erastus Richard Goyne and B. W. Hatch deeded 206 acres to W. L. Jones of Coryell County for $206, according to Bosque County Deed Book 7, page 637.  On December 29, 1888 they repurchased the land they had sold to W. L. Jones for $206, according to Bosque County Deed Book 11, page 154.    On February 27, 1892 Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne gave a deed to B. W. Hatch, possibly a relative, to their half of the land in the McFarland Survey on the Bosque River for $103, according to Bosque County Deed Book 11, page 152.

 

On February 16, 1892 they gave a deed to R. H. Pate to 131.33 acres of land in the McFarland Survey which they had pur­chased from W. L. Jones.  Consideration was $200, according to Bosque County Deed Book 19, page 356.

 

On September 24, 1890 they received a deed from W. L. Jones of Coryell County, to 131 acres of land in the McFarland Sur­vey, according to Bosque County Deed Book 18, page 67.

 

On November 14, 1891 Erastus Richard Goyne received a deed from F. O. Hatch et ux to 103 acres on the East prong of Bosque River "at the northeast corner of 206 acres purchased by Goyne and Hatch from W. L. Jones" in the McFarland Survey, according to Bosque County Deed Book 19, pages 39 and 42.

 

In 1892 Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne received a deed from John M. Monk et ux to a lot in Walnut Springs for $385, according to Bosque County Deed Book 25, page 289.  On September 3, 1892 they received a deed from R. H. Pate to 131.33 acres of land in the McFarland Survey for $200, according to Bosque County Deed Book 26, page 496.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne re­ceived a quit claim deed from H. W. Taylor June 19, 1897 for $8, according to Bosque County Deed Book 119, page 424.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne appeared in the 1900 census of Bosque County, Enumeration District 3, page 7, as the head of a household consisting of:

 

        "Goyne,          Erastus            49, born in AL in April 1851

                                Sarah E.          46, born in TX in May 1854

                                Cora C.            18, born in TX in Aug. 1881

                                Jesse A.           16, born in TX in Mar. 1884

                                Thomas D.       11, born in TX in July 1888

                                Essie M.            8, born in TX in Aug. 1891"

 

They received a deed from M. J. Barnes to lots in Walnut Springs December 15, 1903, according to Bosque County Deed Book 120, page 272.  They gave a deed to E. E. Summers March 26, 1898 to lot 8 in Rogers Addition of Walnut Springs for $350, according to Bosque County Deed Book 33, page 49.  They received a deed from E. L. Deatherage et ux August 24, 1900 to land in the McFarland Survey for $400, according to Bosque County Deed Book 37, page 83.

 

They gave a deed to John W. Gosdin, their son-in-law, September 12, 1909, to lots in Roslyn Park Addition, Walnut Springs for $100, according to Bosque County Deed Book 61, page 98.

 

They received a deed from J. C. Osborne et ux in 1910 to lots in Rogers Addition, Walnut Springs for $2,900, according to Bosque County Deed Book 71, page 479.

 

They received a deed from G. C. Wilks et ux March 1, 1911 for 1.5 acres of land for $20.80, according to Bosque County Deed Book 72, page 86.  They received a deed from J. C. Osborne et ux to a lot in Roundtree Addition, Walnut Springs for $700, according to Bosque County Deed Book 61, page 370.  They paid G. M. McDaniels et ux $2,285 for 124.59 acres of land December 18, 1913, according to Bosque County Deed Book 69, page 76.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne "of Bosque County" gave a warranty deed to J. C. Osborne for 200 acres in Somervell County, according to Sommervell County Deed Book T, page 201.  They also gave a release to T. H. Cousins for 77 acres on October 14, 1914, according to Deed Book T, page 474.  They also gave a release to J. C. Osborne on March 4, 1919, according to Somervell County Deed Book V, page 167.  Erastus Richard Goyne purchased the above 200 acres of land November 1, 1900 from George B. Johnston, according to Somervell County Deed Book N, page 515.   Johnston gave him a release on the property on December 4, 1913, according to Somervell County Deed Book S, page 235.  Erastus Richard Goyne received a transfer from J. C. Osborne January 20, 1912, according to Somervell County Deed Book T, page 747.  They received a deed from M. E. and J. R. Shannon, Jr. December 9, 1916 to lots in Rogers Addition, Walnut Springs, for $400, according to Bosque County Deed Book 75, page 226.  On October 14, 1918 they gave an oil lease to W. Z. Dozier to 131.4 acres in the McFarland Survey, according to Bosque County Deed 80, page 359.  They gave a deed to J. W. Goldsmith March 17, 1920 to lots in Rogers Addition, Walnut Springs for $1,200, according to Bosque County Deed Book 93, page 374.

 

They paid $4,000 to J. P. Rogers in 1921 for 124.59 acres in the Soria Survey, according to Bosque County Deed Book 96, page 540.  On December 31, 1923 they received a deed from W. C. Pool et ux to the south half of Lot 4, Block 8, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 100, page 605.  On March 3, 1924 they sold this property to J. W. Gosdin for $650, according to Bosque County Deed Book 100, page 594.

 

On October 11, 1930 they received a deed from Glenn Miller to a lot in Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 115, page 555.  On November 2, 1931 they received a deed from John W. Gosdin to a lot in Walnut Springs for $500, according to Bosque County Deed Book 117, page 352.

 

On November 2, 1931 they gave a deed to John W. Gosdin to lots in Walnut Springs for $500, according to Bosque County Deed Book 117, page 351.  They purchased Block 26 from John W. Gosdin September 29, 1933 for $250, according to Bosque County Deed Book 119, page 467.

 

Later they sold 412.9 acres to Flake Williams for $4,129, ac­cording to Bosque County Deed Book 125, page 42.  The land was located in the McFarland Survey.

 

Erastus Richard Goyne died June 28, 1936 of cancer, according to Bosque County Death Book 3, page 15.  He was buried in Oak Cemetery in Walnut Springs, according to Cora Catherine Goyne Gosdin, informant of Walnut Springs.  He lived to an age of 85 years, two months and 23 days.

 

Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne died April 16, 1939, according to Bosque County Death Book 3, page 71.  Her death was at­tributed to pneumonia, according to Jesse Alonzo Goyne, Walnut Springs, informant.  She was buried beside her husband.  She lived to the age of 84 years, 11 months and 16 days.

 

Children reared by Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne include:

 

        Cora Catherine Goyne                    born in August 1881

        Jesse Alonzo Goyne                        born March 10, 1884

        Thomas Dewitt Goyne                    born in July 1888

        Essie Myrtle Goyne                        born in August 1891

        Lillie Lambert Goyne                     born about 1892

 

Cora Catherine Goyne, daughter of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born in August 1881, probably in Bosque County.  She appeared as an 18-year-old in the 1900 census of her father's household in Bosque County.  She was married to John W. Gosdin October 27, 1904, according to Bosque County Marriage Book H, page 119.  In December 1941 Cora Catherine Goyne Gosdin lived in Bosque County.

 

Jesse Alonzo Goyne, son of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born in Texas, probably in Bosque County March 10, 1884.  He appeared as a 16-year-old in the 1900 census of his father's household in Bosque County.  He was married January 2, 1913, to Willie Mae Mingus who was born at Iredell, Texas September 11, 1890.  She was the daughter of R. L. Mingus and Catherine Sumrall Mingus.  In 1913 he was listed as a farmer.  In 1923 he was listed as a miller and lived at Walnut Springs.

 

In 1929 he received a deed from R. S. Shelton to lot in Mc­Clellan Addition, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 113, page 350.  On January 2, 1936 he received a deed from his parents to the south half of Lot 4, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 126, page 310.  Jim Goyne witnessed the deed.

 

On November 23, 1937 Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne gave a deed to N. L. Mingus to 75.5 acres in the Hawkins Survey for $250, according to Bosque County Deed Book 127, page 499.  In 1938 they joined other Goyne heirs to give a deed to Miss Jewell Barnes to lots in Rogers Addition, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 131, page 401.

 

In 1941 the joined other Goyne heirs to give a deed to John W. Gosdin to the east two thirds of Block 26, Rogers Addition, according to Bosque County Deed Book 136, page 180.  On December 10, 1945 they gave a deed to Raymond Hickok to the south half of Lot 4, Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Deed Book 145, page 594.

 

Jesse Alonzo Goyne died September 18, 1973 of a coronary occlusion at Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Death Book 11, page 193.  He was 89 years old and listed as a retired feed store merchant.  He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery at Walnut Springs, according to Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, informant.

 

Willie Mae Mingus Goyne died May 3, 1975 at age 84 of pneumonia, according to Bosque County Death Book 12, page 119.  She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, according to Mrs. Eva Hazel Goyne Heartsill, her daughter, informant.

 

Children born to Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne include:

 

        Eva Hazel Goyne                    born November 14, 1913

        Jim Murray Goyne [twin]       born November 6, 1914

        Jimmie Lee Goyne [twin]       born November 6, 1914

        Quenton R. L. Goyne             born January 5, 1916

        Alma Catherine Goyne           born August 17, 1918

        Lorena Goyne                         born February 2, 1920

        Raymond Jesse Goyne            born June 21, 1923

        Nina Mae Goyne                     born January 10, 1925

 

Eva Hazel Goyne, daughter of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born November 14, 1913 in Bosque County, according to Bosque County Birth Book 1, page 413.  She was married about 1933, husband's name, Heartsill.  In 2001 she lived in Walnut Springs.

 

Jim Murray Goyne, twin son of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born November 6, 1914, according to Bosque County Birth Book 3, page 714.  He, a single man, enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps January 21, 1943 at Dallas, Texas.  He listed his civilian occupation as warehouse foreman, according to Bosque County Discharge Book 2, page 414.  He saw service with the 875th Bomber Squadron in Lincoln Nebraska, Chanute Field, Illinois, the Western Pacific and in Japan.  He was discharged November 25, 1945 as a staff sergeant.

 

Jimmie Lee Goyne, twin son of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus, was born November 6, 1914, according to BVS File 981453.

 

Quenton R. L. Goyne, son of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born January 5, 1916 at Walnut Springs, according to Bosque County Birth Book 3, page 13.

 

He enlisted in the U. S. Army February 3, 1942 from his home in Tarrant County, Texas.  He served as a Technician Fourth Class in the 235th Quartermaster Battalion.  He received six bronze stars for participation in battles in Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno and Po Valley during World War II, according to Bosque County Discharge Book 2, page 124.  He was discharged August 2, 1945 and gave his civilian occupation as a printer.

 

Quenton R. L. Goyne, a student lived at 914 West Cannon Av­enue, according to the 1947 city directory of Ft. Worth, Texas.  On February 2, 1948 he received a warranty deed from Charles Lee Mullins to a lot in Raef Addition, Ft. Worth, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1974, page 460.  From 1949 through 1974 he was employed as a bindryman for Branch-Smith Company and lived at 3528 Ada through that entire period.  From 1957 through 1974 he was listed as foreman of the bindry department of Branch-Smith.

 

On September 21, 1950 Quenton R. L. Goyne received a war­ranty deed from Marion Behrens to a lot in Trentman Addition for $4,250, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 2238, page 94.  On February 12, 1958 he gave a release to property in Palo Pinto County, Texas to R. B. Shiflet, according to Palo Pinto County Deed Book 275, page 62.

 

On July 11, 1960 Quenton R. L. Goyne, "a single man, having always been single since he purchased the land January 28, 1953," gave a warranty deed to a lot in Rockwood Terrace to David Tolbert, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 3461, page 416.  On July 29, 1962 he gave a warranty deed to the property to Thomas W. Malone, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 3646, page 335.

 

Alma Catherine Goyne, daughter of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born at Walnut Springs August 17, 1918, according to Bosque County Birth Book B, page 303.  She was married July 23, 1947 to G. G. Caldwell, according to Bosque County Birth Book L, page 623.  In 1966 and in 2001 she continued to live at Walnut Springs.  It is reported that she retained the family bible.

 

Lorena Goyne, daughter of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born at Walnut Springs February 2, 1920, according to Bosque County Birth Book B, page 187.  She was married about 1946, husband's name Shiflet.  In De­cember 1966 she lived in Mineral Wells, Texas.  Two children, names unknown, were born to her, one June 30, 1947 and one October 17, 1949.

 

Nina Mae Goyne, daughter of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born at Walnut Springs January 10, 1925, according to Bosque County Birth Book B, page 93.  She was married about 1944, husband's name Olson.  In September 1966 she lived at Walnut Springs.  She was the mother of two children, names unknown.  One was born August 21, 1945 and, one was born September 4, 1947.  In 2001 she lived in Arlington, Texas, according to her daughter, Linda Olson. 

 

Raymond Jesse Goyne, son of Jesse Alonzo Goyne and Willie Mae Mingus Goyne, was born at Walnut Springs June 21, 1923, according to Bosque County Birth Book 2, page 211.

 

He enlisted in the U. S. Navy December 5, 1942 and was dis­charged December 22, 1945, according to Ellis County, Texas Discharge Book 3, page 130.  His home address at that time was given as 1405 Ferris Avenue, Waxahachie, Texas.  He was married to Betty Louise Barnes about the time of his discharge.  Raymond Jesse Goyne, a metalsmith for Henry Auto Works and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, lived at 1915 East Avenue in 1952, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.

 

From 1953 through 1973 they lived at 4717 Nolan Avenue, Ft. Worth, according to the directory.  In 1955 Raymond Jesse Goyne became an adjuster for Service Fire Insurance Com­pany.  In 1970 he became an adjuster for Quality Adjustment Service.

 

In 1959 Betty Louise Barnes Goyne was a saleswomen at Stri­blings.  From 1963 through 1970 she was a bookkeeper for Morrison Supply Company.  In 1972 she was a bookkeeper for Stationers Distributors.

 

Children born to Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne include:

 

        Richard Michael Goyne          born January 26, 1946

        James David Goyne                 born March 9, 1947

        Janet Elizabeth Goyne            born August 21, 1948

        Bonita Goyne                          born October 26, 1954

 

Richard Michael Goyne, son of Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, was born in Ellis County January 26, 1946, according to the BVS File 3669.  In the 1964 city di­rectory of Ft. Worth he appeared as a student living at 4717 Nolan, the address of his parents.  On June 1, 1964 he was married to Kathryn Lawton, who was born in 1945, according to Parker County Marriage Book 36, page 346.  Richard Michael Goyne and Kathryn Lawton Goyne apparently lived in Weatherford, Texas for a period.

 

James David Goyne, son of Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, was born in Ellis County March 9, 1947.  He appeared as a student in the 1965 Ft. Worth city directory living at the home of his parents at 4717 Nolan.  From 1967 through 1973 he was employed as a warehouseman by Skyline Industries and continued to live at 4717 Nolan.  He was married to Lynda A. Harlow June 13, 1969, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 141, page 275.  Of James David Goyne and Lynda A. Harlow Goyne nothing more is known.

 

Janet Elizabeth Goyne, daughter of Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, was born in Ellis County August 21, 1948.  She appeared as a saleswomen for Leonard's De­partment Store in 1967 and lived at 4717 Nolan the address of her parents, according to the city directory.  In 1968 and 1969 she was a telephone operator and lived at 3225 South Univer­sity Drive, according to the directory.

 

Bonita Goyne, daughter of Raymond Jesse Goyne and Betty Louise Barnes Goyne, was born October 26, 1954 in Ft. Worth.  In 1973 she was listed in the city directory as a clerk at Leonard's Lawn & Garden Center, living at 4717 Nolan, the address of her parents.

 

Thomas Dewitt “Dee” Goyne, son of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born in Bosque County in July 1888.  He appeared in the 1900 census of Bosque County, Texas as an 11-year-old.  About 1912 he was married to Sara Susana Childress, who was born at Chalk Mountain, Texas in 1890.  In 1915 they lived in Johnson County, Texas where a son was born.  Their sixth child was born in Bosque County indicating that they had returned before the birth on May 10, 1918.

 

On October 8, 1936 Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress Goyne "of Lamb County, Texas" joined other mem­bers of the Childress family in settling the estate of J. W. Chil­dress, deceased who owned land in Somervell County and Erath County, Texas.  They joined in giving a warranty deed to R. S. Shelton of Somervell County for 291 acres of land there, according to Somervell County Deed Book 33, pages 410 and 412.

 

They continued to live in Lamb County in 1934 and in 1941.  On December 18, 1941 they joined other members of the Goyne family in giving proof of heirship to John W. Gosdin, according to Bosque County Deed Book 136, page 179.  Thomas Dewitt Goyne died in 1950.

 

In December 1974 Sarah Susana Childress Goyne lived in Amherst Manor Rest Home, Amherst, Texas.  She retained the family bible at that time.

 

Children born to Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Chil­dress Goyne include:

 

        Royce Neal Goyne          born January 16, 1913

         [infant]                           born April 8, 1915

        Sarah Wauneta Goyne    born September 4, 1916

        Grady E. Goyne               born May 10, 1918

        Carl Wayne Goyne         born July 11, 1928

        Thomas Delton Goyne    born February 19, 1934

 

Royce Neal Goyne, son of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress Goyne, was born July 16, 1913 at Walnut Springs.  He was married December 16, 1939 to Georgia Marie Hukill at Morton, Texas, according to Bailey County Marriage Book 3, page 13.  In 1944 Royce Neal Goyne and Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne lived at 1708 9th Street, Levelland, Texas.

 

He was enlisted in the U. S. Army September 28, 1942 and was discharged from the U. S. Army Air Corps October 17, 1945 as a corporal.  His civilian occupation was farming near Littlefield, Texas, according to Lamb County Discharge Book 3, page 154.

 

In 1964, while Royce Neal Goyne was in military service, Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne was employed as a salesman for True Value Shop in Levelland.  She continued to live in Lamb County, and in 1972 was shown to be a taxpayer in the county, rendering 161 acres of land for taxes.

 

Children born to Royce Neal Goyne and Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne include:

 

        Bernie Keith Goyne                        born September 30, 1946

        Coy Von Goyne                              born January 12, 1948

 

Bernie Keith Goyne, son of Royce Neal Goyne and Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne, was born September 30, 1946 at Little­field, according to Lamb County Birth Certificate No. 7122.  About 1965 he was married to Brenda K. Johnson.  Bernie Keith Goyne, a mechanic for Clark Equipment Company and his wife, Brenda K. Johnson Goyne lived in Lamb County in 1967.  From 1968 through 1974 they lived at 1001 52nd Street in Lubbock, Texas where he was employed as a machinist by Johnson Manufacturing Company, according to the Lubbock city directory.  In 1979 he lived on Route 6, Lubbock.

 

Children born to Bernie Keith Goyne and Brenda K. John­son Goyne include:

 

        Lucretia Denise Goyne           born December 4, 1967

 

Lucretia Denise Goyne, daughter of Bernie Keith Goyne and Brenda K. Johnson Goyne, was born December 4, 1967, ac­cording to Lamb County Birth Book 121, page 98.

 

Coy Von Goyne, son of Royce Neal Goyne and Georgia Marie Hukill Goyne, was born January 12, 1948 in Little­field, ac­cording to Lamb County Birth Certificate 8096.  He was mar­ried to Mrs. Stella Faye Kelly January 22, 1972, according to Lubbock County Marriage Book 45, page 385.  In 1972 he was employed by Knight Carpet Service and lived at 2324-B 62nd Street, according to the 1972 Lubbock city directory.  Stella Faye Kelly Goyne was office manager of Lubbock City-County Welfare, according to the 1972 Lubbock city directory.

 

An infant, name unknown, was born to Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress Goyne April 8, 1915 in Johnson County, Texas, according to BVS File 15208.

 

Sara Wauneta Goyne, daughter of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress Goyne, was born in Bosque County September 4, 1916, according to Bosque County Birth Book C, page 317.  She was married about 1936, husband's name Cole.  A child was born to her November 21, 1942.  On December 31, 1974 Sarah Wauneta Goyne Cole lived in Olton, Texas.

 

Grady E. Goyne, son of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Su­sana Childress Goyne, was born in Bosque County May 10, 1918, according to Bosque County Birth Book 4, page 21.  The five previous children were all living.

 

Carl Wayne Goyne, son of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susana Childress was born July 1, 1928 in Lamb County, ac­cording to Lamb County Birth Certificate No. 1098.  He died January 24, 1929.

 

Thomas Delton Goyne, son of Thomas Dewitt Goyne and Sara Susan Childress Goyne, was born February 19, 1934, ac­cording to Lamb County Birth Certificate No. 1056.

 

Essie Myrtle Goyne, daughter of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born in August 1891 in Bosque County.  She was married to Walter W. Norman August 29, 1909, according to Bosque County Marriage Book H, page 549.  In 1941 they lived in Bosque County.  Later she was remarried to Virgil Wilson.  She died in 1976.

 

Lillie Lambert Goyne, adopted daughter of Erastus Richard Goyne and Sarah Elizabeth Hatch Goyne, was born about 1888, probably in Bosque County.  She was married about 1908 to J. O. Blue.  In 1940 they lived in Walnut Springs.

 

Ben Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne, was born about 1853.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Emily Goyne, daughter of Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne, was born 1857.

 

James Eldridge Goyne, son of Erasmus C. Goyne and Sarah Frances Germany Goyne, was born in Arkansas September 26, 1861, according to his 1900 census enumeration.  He was married in Bosque County November 2, 1882 to Alice Ida "Allie" Jones, according to Bosque County Marriage Book D, page 288.  She was the daughter of F. D. Jones, a Kentucky native, and Mary Boykin Jones who was born in Tennessee.  Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne was born in Texas February 14, 1867, according to her death certificate.  She was born in Iredell, Texas, according to J. A. Goyne and Ella Percy.  In 1893 they lived at Walnut Springs.  James Eldridge Goyne was a farmer in Throckmorton County, Texas in 1898.

 

He was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County, Enumeration District 154, page 26.  The household was rendered as:

 

        "Goyne,          James        38, born in AR in Sept. 1861

                                Allie I.     33, born in TX in February 1867

                                Arthur H. 16, born in TX in October 1883

                                Oscar B.  15, born in TX in April 1885

                                Lillie P.   13, born in TX in January 1887

                                James L.  11, born in TX in Dec. 1888

                                Ethel G.     8, born in TX in August 1891

                                Henry I.     6, born in TX in June 1893

                                Mary F.     4, born in TX in Nov. 1895

                                Bertha I.    3, born in TX in March 1898

                                Belle                  0, born in TX in May 1900"

 

On April 22, 1904 he gave a release on property in Hamilton County, Texas, according to Hamilton County Deed Book 26, page 97.  James Eldridge Goyne died July 23, 1924, according to Michael J. Goyne, a great-grandson.

 

Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne died April 29, 1935 of a heart attack, according to Wilbarger County, Texas death records.  She was a resident of Oklaunion, Texas, according to Sidney Jones, Wichita Falls, Texas, informant.  She was buried in the city cemetery, Vernon, Texas.

 

Children born to James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones include:

 

        Arthur Henton Goyne             born October 14, 1883

        Oscar Britton Goyne               born April 21, 1885

        Lillie Pearl Goyne                   born January 1, 1887

        James Lee Goyne                    born December 21, 1889

        Ethel Grace Goyne                 born August 6, 1891

        Henry Ozro Goyne                  born June 11, 1893

        Mary Frances Goyne               born November 26, 1895

        Bertha Ina Goyne                    born March 20, 1898

        Essie Belle Goyne                   born May 22, 1900

        Birdie Alice Goyne                 born December 29, 1903

        Ruby Fay Goyne                     born March 7, 1907

 

Arthur Henton Goyne, son of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born in Bosque County October 14 1883.  He was married about 1919 to Mamie Elizabeth Philley who was born February 16, 1898 in Mississippi.  They were residents of Throckmorton County in 1920.  Arthur Henton Goyne was a railroad worker living at Leuders, Texas in 1924 and 1927.

 

Arthur Henton Goyne gave a deed to property in Jones County, Texas January 5, 1940, according to Jones County Deed Book 244, page 192.  Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne received a warranty deed August 11, 1951 to a lot in Leuders, according to Jones County Deed Book 377, page 436.  Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne died March 8, 1956 of pneumonia while a patient at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Texas.  She was buried in Leuders Cemetery.

 

Arthur Henton Goyne was remarried to Mrs. Katie Clara Reed Box in 1957 in Collin County, Texas, according to Collin County, Marriage Book 27, page 497. She was a daughter of Hirman Reed and Maxine Greer Reed and was born in Texas August 4, 1881.

 

Arthur Henton Goyne died February 2, 1965 at age 81 leaving Katie Clara Reed Box Goyne, age 83, a widow.  He wrote his will June 17, 1964 and named H. G. Andrews, Jr. his executor, according to Jones County Probate Book 52, page 433 and 439.

 

Katie Clara Reed Box Goyne died of uremia April 28, 1974 at age 92, at Stamford, Texas where she had resided for 15 years, according to Jones County Death Book 12, page 123.  Her body was returned to Collin County where she was buried in Stoney Point Cemetery.

 

Children born to Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne include:

 

        Robert James Goyne              born May 22, 1920

        Punny Arthur Goyne              born November 18, 1924

        Sydney Towers Goyne            born March 23, 1927

        Minnie Mary Goyne                born January 6, 1933

 

Robert James Goyne, son of Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne, was born May 22, 1920 in Throck­morton County.  He was married to Eula Jean O'Donnell April 29, 1944 in Dallas County, Texas, according to Dallas County Marriage Book 83, page 268.  Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne was born at Terrell, Texas in 1925.

 

In 1946 Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne were living at Leuders, where he was employed as an engineer.  On November 14 Robert James Goyne purchased some prop­erty in Leuders, according to Shackleford County Deed Book 140, page 597.  The deed was also recorded in Jones County Deed Book 515, page 43.  He sold the lots for $470 January 6, 1948, according to Shackleford County Deed Book 142, page 87.

 

Robert James Goyne was employed as a rock quarry worker in 1948 and continued to live in Leuders.  Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne was a storekeeper.  In 1951 Robert James Goyne, pow­erman at a rock quarry, continued to live at Leuders.

 

On March 17, 1964 Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne, residents of Okanogan County, Washington gave a warranty deed to Alex Dee Spicer and Minnie Mary Goyne Spicer, his sister to lots in Leuders, according to Jones County Deed Book 537, page 383.  In February 1965 they lived at Brewster, Washington.

 

Children born to Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne include:

 

        Jim Bob Goyne               born December 31, 1946

        Sydney Clyde Goyne      born May 16, 1948

        Dennis Wayne Goyne     born July 22, 1951

 

Jim Bob Goyne, son of Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne, was born December 31, 1946 at Leuders.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Sydney Clyde Goyne, son of Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne, was born May 16, 1948 at Leuders.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Dennis Wayne Goyne, son of Robert James Goyne and Eula Jean O'Donnell Goyne, was born July 22, 1951 at Stamford.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Punny Arthur Goyne, son of Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne, was born November 18, 1924, ac­cording to Jones County Birth Book 10, page 449.  Punny Arthur Goyne in 1965 lived in Belfield, North Dakota.

 

Sydney Towers Goyne, son of Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne, was born March 23, 1927, according to Jones County Birth Book 10, page 448.  He enlisted in the U. S. Navy November 9, 1944 at Dallas.  He was discharged January 20, 1945 as an apprentice seaman, according to Shackleford County Discharge Book 2, page 78.  In 1965 Sydney Towers Goyne, a single man at age 37, lived at Billings, Montana where he was employed at East Parkway Truck Terminal.

 

Minnie Mary Goyne, daughter of Arthur Henton Goyne and Mamie Elizabeth Philley Goyne, was born January 6, 1933 at Ft. Worth, according to City of Ft. Worth Birth Book O-46, page 313.  On August 14, 1953 she was married to Alex Dee Spicer at Abilene, Texas, according to Taylor County, Texas Marriage Book 26, page 572.

 

On March 17, 1964 Alex Dee Spicer and Minnie Mary Goyne Spincer "of Jones County, Texas" purchased from her brother, Robert James Goyne some lots in Leuders, according to Jones County Deed Book 537, page 383.  On February 2, 1965 they lived at 6919 Biscayne Drive, San Antonio, according to Jones County Probate Book 52, page 433 and 439.

 

Oscar Britton Goyne, son of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born in Bosque County April 21, 1885.  On August 28, 1910 he was married to Lona Mae Pearcy, according to Bosque County Marriage Book I, page 48.  Lona Mae Pearcy was born in Bosque County in 1889.

 

In 1922 Oscar Britton Goyne was a railroad laborer living in Shackleford County.  Lona Mae Pearcy Goyne died in Tarrant County, May 8, 1927, according to BVS records.

 

On June 4 1957 he lived on Route 4, Houston, Texas.  He died  April 19, 1964 and was buried in Lockhart City Cemetery, in Lockhart, Texas.  Beside him was buried Alice Pearl Goyne, "October 26, 1903--April 9, 1958."  Alice Pearl Goyne died April 9, 1958 in Harris County, Texas, according to BVS File 21960.

 

Children born to Oscar Britton Goyne and Leona Mae Pearcy Goyne include:

 

        [infant]                                            born May 26, 1912

        Anna Etoyle Goyne                        born July 30, 1922

 

An infant was born to Oscar Britton Goyne and Lona Pearcy Goyne May 26, 1912 in Bosque County, according to BVS File 15538.

 

Anna Etoyle Goyne, daughter of Oscar Britton Goyne and Lona Mae Pearcy Goyne, was born July 30, 1922 at Albany, Texas, according to Shackelford County Birth Book 3-A, page 16.

 

Lillie Pearl Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born January 1, 1887, probably in Bosque County.  She was enumerated as a 13-year-old in her father's household in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

James Lee Goyne, son of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born in Bosque County December 21, 1889.  He was married about 1911 to Bessie Jones, who was born in Jones County in 1894.  They lived on a farm in Throckmorton County from 1912 until 1920.

 

In 1950 they lived in Comanche County.  James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne sold property March 23, 1950 for $3,150, according to Comanche County Deed Book 256, page 230.  James Lee Goyne died October 27, 1958.

 

Children born to James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne include:

 

        Edna Lessie Goyne                 born July 10, 1912

        Archie Lee Goyne                  born April 27, 1916

        Thelma Adelle Goyne             born May 24, 1920

 

Edna Lessie Goyne, daughter of James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne, was born July 10, 1912 in Throckmorton County.  She was married to G. G. Tallent December 17, 1930, according to Throckmorton County Marriage Book 2, page 317.

 

Archie Lee Goyne, son of James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne, was born April 27, 1916, according to Throckmorton County birth records.

 

Thelma Adelle Goyne, daughter of James Lee Goyne and Bessie Jones Goyne, was born May 24, 1920, according to Throckmorton County Birth Book 6, page 6.

 

Ethel Grace Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born August 6, 1891, probably in Bosque County.  She appeared as an 8-year-old in the household of her father in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne, son of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones, was born June 11, 1893, probably in Bosque County.  Henry Ozro Goyne "of Throckmorton County", re­ceived a warranty deed from Firl Irwin March 26, 1914 to a lot in Greenwade City, Texas, according to Upton County, Texas Deed Book 12, page 600.  On April 2, 1914 he received a gen­eral warranty deed from N. H. Brown to another lot in Green­wade City, according to Upton County Deed Book 12, page 599.  He paid $50 for each lot in the town, which never devel­oped as far as can be determined.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne was married to Maude Mae Willson in 1917, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 35, page 377.  In 1923 they lived in Everman, Texas.  In February 1929 they were living in Throckmorton County.  In 1931 they lived in Ft. Worth, Texas.

 

On August 14, 1934 Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wil­son Goyne sold some lots in Ft. Worth, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1233, page 101.  They gave a warranty deed December 3, 1938 to land in Tarrant County, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1373, page 317.  They received a warranty deed to a residence in Belmont Addition September 23, 1942, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1537, page 43.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne received a warranty deed from Ada Marie Thompson Gowin, "formerly Ada Marie Gowin Gilliam" to a lot in Byars & McCart Addi­tion May 16, 1944, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1641, pages 110 and 112.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne sold the lot in Belmont Addition November 8, 1944, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 1673, page 441.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne traded the property they received from Ada Marie Thompson Gowin, ac­cording to Tarrant County Deed Book 2032, page 13 and Deed Book 2033, page 97.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne were listed in the city directory of Ft. Worth for the first time in 1946, liv­ing at 3245 Townsend Drive.  He was shown as a transferman for Railway Express Agency, a job he retained until he retired in 1963, at the age of 70.  The listing remained the same in 1947 and 1948.  In 1949 Henry Ozro Goyne, a mechanic for Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, and "Bertha Goyne" lived at 4906 Diaz Avenue.  In 1950 he was again listed at 3245 Townsend Drive.

 

Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne were listed in every subsequent edition of the Ft. Worth directory through 1973 living at 4906 Diaz Avenue.  He died June 14, 1977.

 

Children born to Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne include:

 

        John C. Goyne                born October 21, 1923

        Leonard O. Goyne          born about 1924

        Willard E. Goyne            born about 1926

        Mary Jo Goyne                born February 7, 1929

        Ida Nell Goyne                born December 7, 1931

 

John C. Goyne, son of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born October 21, 1923 at Everman.  On June 5, 1940 he enlisted in the U. S. Army at Fort Worth and served as a truck driver in the 1949th Service Command Unit.  When he was discharged as a private November 28, 1945 he showed his address as 3245 Townsend Drive, the address of his parents.

 

He was married to Virginia Long in 1941, according to Tar­rant County Marriage Book 82, page 389.  John C. Goyne, a driver, lived at 3245 Townsend Drive in 1946, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.

 

On June 6, 1946 John C. Goyne was married to Mrs. Norene E. Rhoads, according to Parker County, Texas Marriage Book 23, page 454.  In the 1947 city directory of Ft. Worth John C. Goyne was listed as an employee of Century Homes.  He and Norene E. Rhoads Goyne lived in Rosemont Village.

 

Mrs. Virginia Long Goyne lived at 736 Clinton Avenue, Abi­lene, Texas in 1944, according to the Abilene city directory.  She was married to H. J. Allen May 25, 1949, according to Parker County Marriage Book 27, page 33.

 

In 1948 John C. Goyne and Norene E. Rhoads Goyne con­tinued to live at 3245 Townsend Drive.  He was employed as a driver, according to the city directory.  In 1949 and 1950 John C. Goyne was listed as a student, and Norene E. Rhoads Goyne was listed as a cafe worker at Montgomery-Wards.  They lived at 334 North Henderson in 1949 and at 203 North Sylvania in 1950.

 

In 1951 "Reverend" John C. Goyne was employed as an as­sembler at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation and lived at 531 Fairview.  Apparently John C. Goyne and Norene E. Rhoads Goyne were divorced about 1952.  On April 1, 1954 John C. Goyne was married to Dora Frances Allen, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 113, page 2.

 

Mrs. Norene E. Rhoads Goyne was remarried to Glen V. Gary May 22, 1954, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 113, page 168.

 

In 1955 and 1956 John C. Goyne was listed as an business op­erator of "Ft. W. T. Co.".  He and Dora Frances Allen Goyne lived at 1109 College Avenue in 1955 and at 1600 Lagonda in 1956.

 

In 1958 John C. Goyne was listed as a salesman for Charlie Hillard Ford, Inc.  He and Dora Frances Allen Goyne lived at 1210 Clinton.  In 1959 he was employed as a salesman by Thurman Smith Motor Company.  He and Dora Frances Allen Goyne lived at 2608 May.

 

In 1961 John C. Goyne appeared as a salesman for McDavid Pontiac living at 4210 Deering Drive, an address he maintained through 1965.  From 1962 through 1965 he was a salesman for Ryno Motor Company.  He was listed as an auto salesman from 1969 through 1972 living at 620 Perkins Avenue.  He was listed in the 1973 city directory of Ft. Worth as the manager of Trinity Motors, Arlington, Texas.  He continued to live at 620 South Perkins.

 

Leonard O. Goyne, son of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born about 1924, probably in Everman.  Apparently he enlisted in the U. S. Army about the time of the beginning of World War II.  He "died on a Japanese prison ship which was bombed by an American ship off the western shore of Mindanao," according to Tarrant County Probate Book 16, page 257 and Book 17, page 397.  His parents were appointed administrators of his estate which was valued at $2,668.55.  He did not marry.

 

Willard E. Goyne, son of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born about 1926, probably at Everman.  He was married to Imogene Thorton in January 1941, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 82, page 362.  In 1946 Willard E. Goyne and Imogene Thornton Goyne lived at 3245 Townsend Drive, rear, Ft. Worth, the address of his parents.

 

In 1948 Willard E. Goyne, a driver, continued to live at 3245 Townsend Drive, rear.  In 1949, 1950 and 1951 he was listed in the U.S. Army with residence at 309 North Cherry, according to the Ft. Worth city directory.  Nothing more is known of Willard E. Goyne.

 

On December 29, 1951 Mrs. Imogene Thornton Goyne was married to Steve Walter Whitsett, Jr., according to Parker County Marriage Book 28, page 467.  Apparently this second marriage did not work out.  By 1955 she had resumed her pre­vious name.

 

Imogene Thornton Goyne was listed as a bookkeeper for Schooler Automotive Electric at Burleson, Texas, according to the 1955 city directory of Ft. Worth.  In 1957 she lived on Route 2, Burleson and was employed by Family Security In­surance Company.  She continued with the insurance company in 1958 and lived at 911 West Petersmith.  She lived at the same address in 1959, but was a clerk employed at Gause-Ware Company.

 

In the 1961 and 1962 she was listed in the city directory as a supervisor at Family Security Insurance Company.  She lived at 3912 Sydney in 1961 and at 3418 Bideker in 1962.  In 1963 she was an auditor at Sears and lived at 4620 Crenshaw Avenue.  On March 14, 1966 Imogene Thornton Goyne, "a femme sole of Tarrant County" received a warranty deed from Agee Construction Company to a residence in Burton Acres Addition, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 4189, page 33.  She was listed as a payroll clerk for Sears in the 1967 city directory of Ft. Worth living at 4104 Comanche Street.

 

Imogene Thornton Goyne was married to Weldon Ross Harbi­son January 26, 1967, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 142, page 38.

 

Children born to Willard E. Goyne and Imogene Thornton Goyne include:

 

        Durwood Eugene Goyne                born July 24, 1944

 

Durwood Eugene Goyne, son of Willard E. Goyne and Imo­gene Thornton Goyne, was born in Tarrant County, July 24, 1944, according to BVS File 84367.  He was an inventory employee at Leonard's in 1960.  He and Imogene Thornton Goyne lived at 911 West Petersmith, according to the 1960 city directory of Ft. Worth.  In 1965 he was employed as an electrician at Lewis Electric Service and lived at 3809 Byars with Juanita Goyne.

 

Durwood Eugene Goyne was married to Mrs. Janet Joann Younger September 27, 1971, according to Young County, Texas Marriage Book J, page 349.  Apparently they were di­vorced shortly afterwards.  Mrs. Janet Joann Younger Goyne was remarried to Victor Sully Lovern July 27, 1972, according to Young County Marriage Book J, page 392.

 

Mary Jo Goyne, daughter of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born February 7, 1929 in Throckmorton County, according to the Trockmorton County Birth Book 7, page 105.  She was married to Billy Ray Young in December 1943, according to Tarrant County Marriage Book 88, page 411.

 

Ida Nell Goyne, daughter of Henry Ozro Goyne and Maude Mae Wilson Goyne, was born in Tarrant County, December 7, 1931, according to Ft. Worth City Birth Book 0-45, page 152.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

 

Mary Frances Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born November 26, 1895, probably in Bosque County.  She appeared as a four-year-old in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County, living in her father's household.

 

Bertha Ina Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Al­ice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born March 20, 1898, according to Throckmorton County Birth Book 4, page 162.  She appeared in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County as a three-year-old living in her father's household.

 

Essie Belle Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Al­ice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born May 22, 1900 in Throckmorton County, according to BVS File 342166.  She appeared in her father's household in the 1900 census of Throckmorton County as "age 0".

 

Birdie Alice Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born December 29, 1903.

 

Ruby Fay Goyne, daughter of James Eldridge Goyne and Alice Ida "Allie" Jones Goyne, was born March 7, 1907.

 

William Goyne, Jr, son of William Goyne and Hester Goyne, was born about 1767.  He first appeared on the tax rolls of in 1797 in Wilkes County and registered for the land lottery in 1805.  He received $1.50 from his father's estate, according to the will written January 4, 1816.  He was surety for the administration of the estate of Shadrack Stodder by his widow September 14, 1816, according to Warren County Administrator's Bond Book A, page 46.

 

Hardy Goyne, son of William Goyne and Hester Goyne, was born about 1771 in Granville County, North Carolina, according to the research of Ernest Pope Boland.  He was married about 1793, wife's name unknown.   In 1793 they lived in Edgefield County, South Carolina.  “Hardy Going,” a tax defaulter, was recorded in the tax roll on Capt. Turner’s District [MM-133].

 

In February 1801 "Caty Goin" was received into Island Creek Baptist Church of Hancock County, Georgia by letter from another church, probably in Warren County.  On February 6, 1803 "Hardy Goin" was received into Island Creek Baptist Church also.  He was restored to membership in the church June 3, 1808.

 

Col. Carroll Heard Goyne wrote, “Hardy was listed as a “widow[er?]” in the November 25, 1797 edition of the “Aug-usta Chronicle.”  This may explain why William Goyne listed Hardy’s two sons in his will, but did not list his other grand-children.  It follows then that “Caty Goyne” of Hancock County church records was Hardy’s second wife, and not the mother of John and Mount Herman.”

 

Children born to Hardy Goyne and Caty Goyne are unknown.

 

Children born to Hardy Goyne and his first wife include:

 

        John Goyne                            born about 1796

        Mount Herman Goyne            born about 1797

 

John Goyne, son of Hardy Goyne and Caty Goyne, was born about 1796 in Edgefield County, South Carolina, according to Ernest Pope Boland, a great-great grandson. 

 

John Goyne appeared in the 1830 census of Upson County, Georgia and reappeared in the 1840 census of Upson County, 561 Georgia Military District as “John Goins:”

 

        “Goins, John           white male               40-50”

 

“John Goins” appeared in the 1860 census of adjoining Monroe County.  The household, No. 604-622 was recorded July 14, 1860 in the Russellville community:

 

        “Goins,           John            66, born in SC, overseer

                                Elizabeth    60, born in GA

                                Julius            4, born in GA”

 

Children born to John Goyne include:

 

        John Lewis Goins                            born in 1832

 

John Lewis Goins, son of John Goyne, was born in Upson County in 1832.  He was married December 7, 1856 to Martha Crouch in Muskogee County and lived there during that decade, according to Ernest Pope Boland.  She was the daughter of George Washington Crouch, Jr. and a sister to William Silas Crouch.

 

The household of John Lewis Goins was enumerated July 12, 1860 census of Russellville, Georgia in nearby Monroe County, Household 564-581:

 

        “Goins,           John         28, born in GA, overseer

                                Martha    22, born in GA, wife

                                James        4, born in GA, son

                                George      2, born in GA, son”

 

John Lewis Goins was enlisted in Company A, Seventh Georgia Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War.  He received a mortal injury in the Battle of Gettysburg and was transferred to the Confederate Hospital in Richmond.  He died in the hospital at Richmond December 15, 1864 and was buried there, according to Ernest Pope Boland, a great-grandson in a message dated April 27, 2000.

 

Martha Crouch Goins was enumerated in the 1870 census of Muscogee County with her four sons, living near her father, George Washington Crouch, Jr.  Martha Crouch Goins made an application for a Confederate pension in 1890, and it was witnessed by J. W. Goins.

 

Children born to John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins include:

 

        James Andrew Goins                      born January 10, 1856

        George Goins                                  born about 1857

        Seaborn Goins                                 born about 1862

        William T. “Willie” Goins              born in December 1864

 

James Andrew Goins, son of John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins, was born January 10, 1856 in Monroe County.  He appeared as a four-year-old in the 1856 census of Monroe County.  He was married to Mary Elizabeth Hamer in Muscogee County November 23, 1876.  He died in Columbus, Georgia November 28, 1928.

 

Children born to James Andrew Goins and Mary Elizabeth Hamer Goins include:

 

        Annie Lois Goins                                            born October 3, 1898

 

Annie Lois Goins, daughter of James Andrew Goins and Mary Elizabeth Hamer Goins, was born October 3, 1898 at Fortson, Georgia.  She was married about 1918, husband’s name Boland.  She died November 12, 1973 “aboard a Delta Airlines plane at 28,000 feet above Los Angeles.  She was terminal with pancreatic cancer, and my Dad was taking her to Mexico where they offered a special treatment for cancer that could not be gotten in the U.S.A,” according to Ernest Pope Boland. 

 

Children born to Annie Lois Goins Boland include:

 

        Ernest Pope Boland                                        born about 1923

 

George Goins, son of John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins, was born about 1857 in Georgia.  He appeared at age two in the 1860 census of his parents’ household.

 

Seaborn Goins, son of John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins, was about 1862 in Georgia.

 

William T. “Willie” Goins, son of John Lewis Goins and Martha Crouch Goins, was born in January 1865, about one month after his father was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

Mount Herman Goyne, son of Hardy Goyne and Caty Goyne, was born about 1797.

 

He was married January 14, 1818 in Warren County to Polly Allen, according to "Early Georgia Marriages" by Joseph T. Maddox.

 

He was enumerated as the head of the household in the 1830 census of Taliferro County, page 358, according to "Index to the 1830 Census of Georgia."

 

Mount Herman Goyne appeared as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Caddo Parish, Louisiana, Household 778-778:

 

        "Goyne,          Hiram            51, born in GA, farmer, $1,000

                                                            real estate

                                Susan             35, born in GA

                                Sophia           11, born in GA

                                Victoria           9, born in GA

                                Frances           2, born in GA

        Goyne,            Joseph           22, born in LA

                                Matilda        15, born in LA"

 

Children born to Mount Herman Goyne and Polly Allen Goyne include:

 

Sophia Goyne                      born about 1839

Victoria Goyne                    born about 1841

Frances Goyne                     born about 1848

 

Hiram Davis Goyne, son of William Goyne and Agnes Nancy Schroeder Goyne, was born in Warren County about 1799.  He was married there to Mary "Polly" Allen January 14, 1818, according to "Early Georgia Marriage Roundup" by Joseph T. Maddox.  She was born about 1800 in South Carolina.

 

He was enumerated as the head of the household in the 1830 census of Taliferro County, Georgia, page 358, according to "Index to the 1830 Census of Georgia:" 

 

        "Goyne, Hiram               white male               30-40

                                                white female           30-40

                                                white male              10-15

                                                white female           10-15

                                                white male                 5-10

                                                white female              5-10

                                                white male                 5-10

                                                white female              5-10

                                                white male                  0-5

                                                white female               0-5

                                                white male                  0-5"

 

Hiram Davis Goyne was successful in the 1832 gold land lot­tery of 1832 in Georgia.  He was awarded 160 acres in Talia­ferro County, Military District 602, Lot 558, District 3, Section 1 South.

 

Mary “Polly” Allen died about 1836.

 

"Hiram D. Gowine was remarried to Miss Susan Loper September 28, 1837," according to "The Southern Recorder" of Milledgeville, Georgia in its October 10, 1837 edition.  "Both were of Houston County," according to the newspaper.  Correct name of the bride was Susannah Lupo who was born in Georgia in 1815.  "Hiram D. Goin" appeared in the 1840 census of Georgia as the head of a household in Houston County.

 

Hiram Davis Goyne may have been influenced by some of his kinsmen to move to Kemper County, Mississippi in the middle 1840s.  Regarded as his great-uncle, James Goyne, a Revolutionary soldier, had arrived in Kemper County in 1834, a year after the county was organized in 1833 from Choctaw Cession land.  Amos Goyne and Wiley Williamson Goyne, sons of James Goyne, both appeared on the 1840 census of the county, page 6.  Other kinsmen who lived in Kemper County, on the Alabama border, included John R. Goyne and Erasmus C. Goyne, sons of John “Bitnose” Goyne. 

 

Later Hiram Davis Goyne moved on to Louisiana and was first mentioned in Union Parish records on March 11, 1848, according to Col. Goyne who suggested that they arrived there during the winter of 1847-48.

 

On April 27, 1848, Hiram D. Goyne located SW ¼ of NE ¼ & SW ¼ of SE ¼ of Section 13, Township 21 North, Range 1 West, Union Parish, Louisiana using a Military Warrant issued in favor of “Amos D. Goyne,” Permit No. 44591, according to “Entry Book East, District of Ouachita, Louisiana.”

 

Choctaw Script was issued under the terms of the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek which opened some lands in Mississippi to settlement by whites.

 

On   November 24, 1849, Hiram Davis Goyne filed on SW ¼ of SW ¼, Section 12, Township 21 North, Range1 East, 79.73 acres, per Choctaw Script, Record No. 119C. [ibid]

 

Hiram Davis Goyne appeared as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Union Parish, Louisiana, Household 778-778:

 

        "Goyne,   Hiram          51,born in Georgia, farmer,                                                                                     $1,000 real estate

                         Susan          35, born in Georgia

                         Sophia         11, born in Georgia

                        Victoria          9, born in Georgia

                        Frances          2, born in Georgia

        Goyne,    Joseph          22, born in Louisiana

                       Matilda         15, born in Louisiana"

 

He died February 2, 1852 in Union Parish, Louisiana, ac­cording to parish succession records, and she died there De­cember 29, 1864.

 

Children born to Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne include:

 

        William J. Goyne                                   born in February 1819

        Jonathan A. Goyne                                born Nov. 15, 1820

        Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne                 born in 1822

        Nancy Goyne                                         born about 1824

        Elizabeth Goyne                                     born Dec. 5, 1825

        Hiram Davis Goyne, Jr.                          born about 1826

        Joseph R. Goyne                                     born June 15, 1830

        Harrison Alexander Goyne                     born about 1832

        Matilda C. Goyne                                    born Dec. 25, 1834

 

Children born to Hiram Davis Goyne and Susannah Lupo Goyne include:

 

        Judith Sophia Goyne                      born about 1839

        Victoria Goyne                               born about 1841

        Francis Marion Goyne                    born October 15, 1848

        James Preston Goyne                       born January 9, 1852

 

William J. Goyne, son of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born in February 1819 in Warren County.  He was married December 27, 1840 in Houston County, Georgia to Julia Ann Lupo, sister to Susannah Lupo who was married to his father, according to the research of Sammy Craig Duncan of Greenville, Texas. 

 

He was enumerated in the 1850 census of Union Parish, Louisiana as the head of Household 61-61:

 

        "Goyne,          W. J.         31, born in GA, $600 real estate

                                Jane         30, born in GA

                                Edward    10, born in GA

                                Mary        16, born in GA

                                Hiram         3, born in GA

                                George       1, born in GA

        Coxwell,         Thomas     16, born in GA"

 

He reappeared as the head of Household 644-644 in the 1860 census of Union Parish:

 

        "Goyne,          W. J.                        41, born in GA, farmer,

                                                                      $1,800 real est, $1,947

                                                                       personal property

                                J. A.                         41, born in GA, housewife

                                Ed. H. M.                17, born in GA, farmer

                                M. E.                       15, born in GA, female

                                D. H.                       13, born in GA, male

                                G. W.                      10, born in GA, male

                                J. B.                           6, born in LA, male

                                V.                              3, born in LA, female"

 

On the same property was the household of James Davis:

 

        "Davis,            James              32, born in Alabama, farmer

                                Susan               40, born in GA, housewife

        Goyne,            James                8, born in Louisiana"

 

William J. Goyne used Choctaw script to purchase 80 acres in Union Parish.  The script, Certificate No. 844C was issued to Math-la-tubbee under the terms of the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek.  It referred to “the claims of the Su-quak-natch-ah and other clans of the Choctaw Indians . . . ”

 

William J. Goyne served in Company H, Fourth Louisiana Cavalry Regiment, CSA, according to the research of Col. Carroll Heard Goyne of Shreveport, Louisiana.

 

He was enumerated in the 1900 census of Drew County, Arkansas.  He served as a deacon in Ephesus Primative Baptist

Church in Ashley, Arkansas.  He applied for a Confederate pension August 16, 1901.  He died April 23, 1910 in Drew County.  Julia Ann Lupo Goyne was living in Monticello, Arkansas in Drew County on March 30, 1897.  Julia Ann Lupo died sometime between then and April 1910 in Drew County.

 

Children born to William J. Goyne and Julia Ann Lupo Goyne include:

 

        Edward H. M. Goyne                              born November 12, 1842

        Mary Elizabeth Goyne                            born about 1845

        Hiram Davis Goyne                                born about 1846

        George W. Goyne                                   born about 1850

        John Benjamin Goyne                             born about 1853

        Virginia Goyne                                        born about 1857

 

Edward H. M. Goyne, son of William J. Goyne and Julia Ann Lupo Goyne, was born November 12, 1842 in Georgia.  He was married about 1866 to Latitia Dildy who was born in Farmersville, Louisiana.  Latitia Dildy Goyne died October 13, 1902.  He died in Gregg County, Texas May 7, 1931, according to Texas BVS File 23707.

 

Mary Elizabeth Goyne, daughter of William J. Goyne and Julia Ann Lupo Goyne, was born about 1845 in Wilkes County.  She was married November 3, 1878 in Drew County to Rev. George W. Caldwell, who was born June 1, 1844, according to Gwen Caldwell Quickel, a great-granddaughter.  He was the son of Matthew Tanner Caldwell.  Mary Elizabeth Goyne Caldwell died February 28, 1912 in Hamburg, Arkansas in Ashley County.  Rev. George W. Caldwell died August 16, 1898 and was buried in Pugh Cemetery at Hamburg.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Julia Ann Caldwell                          born October 30, 1879

        John Elijah Caldwell                       born December 22, 1880

        William Tanner Caldwell                born August 4, 1882

        Cynthia Anna Caldwell                   born December 25, 1883

 

Julia Ann Caldwell, daughter of Rev. George W. Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Goyne Caldwell, was born October 30, 1879.  She died in September 1898 in Hamburg, Arkansas.

       

John Elijah Caldwell, son of Rev. George W. Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Goyne Caldwell, was born December 22, 1880 in Hamburg.  He was married there August 24, 1905 to Susie Ware who was born September 18, 1889.  She died May 1, 1922 in Monroe, Louisiana.  He died August 17, 1941 in Chatham, Louisiana.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        George W. Caldwell II                    born March 14, 1911

        Mercedes Caldwell                         born December 16, 1913

        Elizabeth Caldwell                          born November 12, 1918

 

George W. Caldwell II, son of John Elijah Caldwell and Susie Ware Caldwell, was born March 14, 1911 in Hamburg.  He was married in 1931 in Harrison County, Texas to Ruby Bledsoe.  He died November 17, 1964 in Houston, Texas.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Gwen Caldwell                                       born August 23, 1932

        Weylon Caldwell [daughter]                  born June 27, 1934

        Bobby Caldwell      [daughter]               born October 16, 1939

 

Gwen Caldwell, daughter of George W. Caldwell II and Ruby Bledsoe Caldwell, was born in Harrison County, Texas August 23, 1932.  She was married about 1952 to Ed Quickel.  In 2002 they lived in Lake Jackson, Texas.

 

She, a member of the Foundation, has been very active in the research of her branch of the family and in preserving its heritage.

 

On April 2, 2002, she described some of the activities that she and her husband were involved in:

 

“In the last five years my husband, Ed, and I have been involved in having markers placed at my third great grand-parents grave in Meriwether County, Georgia.  And we also placed markers at my great grandparents’ and two great aunts’ gravesite in Ashley County, Ar-kansas.  These were for Rev. Creed Caldwell and Ra-chel Clayton Caldwell of Georgia and Rev. George W. Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Goyne Caldwell of Arkansas.  Also included were my great aunts, Julia Caldwell Norris and Cynthia Caldwell Scott.

 

When we were researching at the Courthouse in Meriweth-er County, we were looking for the cemetery location of my third great grandparents.  The local cousins did not know the location.  My husband, a pro-fessional land surveyor, found the location where they lived in the land records, and I found a cemetery book in the Probate Court Office and wrote down the infor-mation of a Caldwell-Williams Cem-etery.

 

We put our information together, and voila, we knew where the cemetery was.  When we arrived out on a country road out of Durand, Georgia on Georgia-Pa-cific property.  We walked up to the top of a wooded hill, and in those woods was the Cemetery, and we found their graves along with three of their babies and a son and his wife.  We came back to Texas and had a sign made to place at the Cemetery.  I had called Geor-gia-Pacific and received permission to do this.

 

I felt Creed and Rachel's presence so strongly and I knew they were happy we had found them.

 

In Arkansas, the old marker at Rev. George W. Cald-well's gravesite was broken and becoming unreadable.  We had a local company in Ashley County place a marker in the cen-ter of the four graves.

 

We did not receive any tangible rewards for doing this, but we had our reward in the way it made us feel.”

 

Children born to Ed Quickel and Gwen Caldwell Quickel in-clude:

 

        Marita Jan Quickel                          born about 1954

        Jerry David Quickel                         born about 1957

 

Weylon Caldwell, daughter of George W. Caldwell II and Ruby Bledsoe Caldwell, was born in Harrison County, June 27, 1934. 

 

Bobby Caldwell, daughter of George W. Caldwell II and Ruby Bledsoe Caldwell, was born in Shreveport, Louisiana.

 

William Tanner Caldwell, son of Rev. George W. Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Goyne Caldwell, was born August 4, 1882.  He died April 21, 1947.

 

Cynthia Anna Caldwell, son of Rev. George W. Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Goyne Caldwell, was born December 25, 1883.  She died June 6, 1931.

 

Hiram Davis Goyne, son of William J. Goyne and Julia Ann Lupo Goyne, was born about 1848.  He died in 1933 in Ashley County, Arkansas, according to Sammy Craig Duncan.

 

George W. Goyne, son of William J. Goyne and Julia Ann Lupo Goyne, was born about 1850.  He was married about 1873 to Sarah M. Dildy.  He died about 1880.  Children born to George W. Goyne and Sarah M. Dildy are unknown.

 

A George W. Goyne, born in 1849, and his wife, Malinda Goyne, born in 1855, were residents of Hamilton County, Texas in 1890.

 

Children born to George W. Goyne and Malinda Goyne include:

 

        William Earl Goyne                       born in 1886

George W. Goyne                               born in 1890

Evan Goyne                                         born in 1892

        Percy Goyne                                   born in 1894

        Locker Goyne                                 born in 1895

        Leila Goyne                                   born about 1897

       

John Benjamin Goyne, son of William J. Goyne and Julia Ann Lupo Goyne, was born about 1853.  He was married about 1876 to Nancy Pulham. 

 

One daughter was born to John Benjamin Goyne and Nancy Pulham Goyne:

 

        Cora Elizabeth Goyne             born September 17, 1877

 

Cora Elizabeth Goyne, daughter of John Benjamin Goyne and Nancy Pulham Goyne, was born September 17, 1877.  She was married to David King Caldwell, son of Rev. George W. Caldwell and his first wife, Anna King Caldwell.  She died in Hamburg, Arkansas March 14, 1971.

 

Virginia Goyne, daughter of William J. Goyne and Julia Ann Lupo Goyne, was born about 1857.  She was married about 1875 to Benjamin F. Jackson in Drew County.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Benjamin Jackson                   born about 1877

        Drew Jackson                         born about 1879

        Ottis Jackson [daughter]         born about 1881

        Lukie Jackson                         born about 1884

        Elsie Jackson                           born about 1888

 

Jonathan A. Goyne, son of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born November 15, 1820 in Warren County.  He was married February 26, 1845 in Houston County to Mary Shepard.  He died May 4, 1899 in Hunt County, Texas. 

 

Children born to Jonathan A. Goyne and Mary Shepard Goyne include:

 

        H. Elizabeth Goyne                         born about 1847

        Mary J. Goyne                                 born about 1850

        Sarah Eugenia Goyne                      born about 1853

        Lula Goyne                                     born about 1856

 

H. Elizabeth Goyne, daughter of Jonathan A. Goyne and Mary Shepard Goyne, was born about 1847.  She was married about 1866 to Thomas H. Rucker.

 

Mary J. Goyne, daughter of Jonathan A. Goyne and Mary Shephard Goyne, was born about 1850 and died in childhood.

 

Sarah Eugenia Goyne, daughter of Jonathan A. Goyne and Mary Shephard Goyne, was born about 1853.  She was married about 1871 to R. S. Manley.

 

Lula Goyne, daughter of Jonathan A. Goyne and Mary Shep­hard Goyne, was born about 1856.  She was married about 1874 to Lawrence Stephens.

 

Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne, son of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born in 1822 in Warren County, according to Dr. Timothy Dean Hudson, a descendant of Bryan, Texas.  He was married September 9, 1845 in Hous­ton County, Georgia to Mary Ann Murray who was born about 1823 in Warren County, Georgia.  They removed to Union Parish, Louisiana about 1848, probably accompanying his father. 

 

He appeared there in the 1860 census as the head of a house­hold:

 

        "Goyne,          H. B.                39, born in GA, farmer, $320

                                                              real estate, $275 personal

                                                              property

                                M. A.              39, born in GA, housewife

                                Stephen           12, born in Georgia

                                Susan                8, born in Louisiana

                                Z. T.                  6, born in Louisiana

                                John                  2, born in Louisiana

                                Mary                 1, born in Louisiana

        Goyne,    Nancy                      92, born in Pennsylvania"

 

Agnes Nancy Schroeder Goyne, his grandmother, was a member of his household in the 1860 census report.

 

Mary Ann Murray Goyne died there before 1884, and he was remarried September 4, 1887 to Mrs. Martha Lucinda Bailey, a widow.  He died there at Farmerville, Louisiana February 5, 1900.

 

Children born to Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Goyne include:

 

        Stephen Thomas Goyne          born about 1847

        Mary Goyne                            born about 1849

        Susannah Jane Goyne             born January 29, 1851

        Zachariah Taylor Goyne         born March 10, 1854

        John Saxton Goyne                 born in February 1857

        Mary Goyne                            born in 1858

        Mary M. “Mollie” Goyne       born August 24, 1860

 

Stephen Thomas Goyne, son of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Goyne, was born about 1847 in Houston County.  He appeared as a 12-year-old in the 1860 census of his father's household.  He died about 1863.

 

Mary Goyne, daughter of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Goyne, was born at Farmerville, Louisiana about 1849.  She died about 1858, and another child born shortly afterward was also named "Mary."

 

Susannah Jane Goyne, daughter of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Goyne, was born January 29, 1851 at Farmerville.  She appeared as an eight-year-old in the 1860 census report of Union Parish.  She was married Febru-ary 7, 1873 in Union Parish to John Thomas Hudson, son of Joseph C. Hudson and Susan Acree Hudson.  John Thomas Hudson was born December 9, 1850. 

 

Susannah Jane Goyne Hudson died October 19, 1937.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Charles Henry Hudson            born December 16, 1873

        Elgin Dean Hudson                 born in 1887

 

Charles Henry Hudson, son of John Thomas Hudson and Su­sannah Jane Goyne Hudson, was born December 16, 1873 in Union Parish.  He was married January 6, 1897 to Nancy Theodosia Ward who was born in Union Parish March 8, 1878.  She died March 14, 1950 in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, and he died there May 24, 1957.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Woodrow Wilson Hudson              born April 19, 1912

 

Woodrow Wilson Hudson, son of Charles Henry Hudson and Nancy Theodosia Ward Hudson, was born April 19, 1912 in Union Parish.  He was married March 4, 1933 to Fabrice Boatwright who was born there March 16, 1916.  He died there February 11, 1987.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Woodrow Wilson Hudson, Jr.         born Dec. 4, 1933

 

Woodrow Wilson Hudson, Jr, son of Woodrow Wilson Hudson and Fabrice Boatwright Hudson, was born December 4, 1933 in Union Parish.  He was married December 23, 1961 to Remona Everett who was born October 19, 1940 in Union Parish to Robert Melvin Everett and Aletha Rockett Everett.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Timothy Dean Hudson                    born July 9, 1964

 

Timothy Dean Hudson, son of Woodrow Wilson Hudson, Jr. and Remona Everett Hudson, was born July 9, 1964 at Bastrop, Louisiana in Morehouse Parish.  He was married July 26, 1986 to Susan Ann Borland who was born October 28, 1965 at Farmington, Mississippi.

 

Timothy Dean Hudson, a member of Gowen Research Foundation, has been active in the research of his Goyne family for several years and provided much of the data on his branch of the family for this manuscript.

 

Elgin Dean “Coot” Hudson, son of John Thomas Hudson and Susannah Jane Goyne Hudson, was born in 1887 at Farmerville.  He was married about 1910 to Emma Viola Coates, daughter of Simeon Charles Austin Lanehart Coates and Martha Elizabeth Raymond Coates, according to Robbie Landry, a granddaughter.

 

Robbie Landry wrote:

 

“When I was a child my grandmother said she didn't re-member much about the family of my grandfather, Elgin Dean Hudson.  Though she was very fond of his mother Susannah Jane Goyne Hudson, who she called Sue Ann.

 

Elgin died before I was born but, my grandmother and mo-ther would tell wonderful stories of how he helped build the [New] Ouachita River bridge, and he and my grandmother Emma Coates Hudson planted the bushes and flowers at each end.

 

When my mom died in 1996 I grew hungry for more inform-ation about this family and began to search. How lucky I was to find Tim Hudson.  He is my cousin and has shown and shared with me so much about our family. We have a wonderful friendship.”

 

Richard Hudson of Fayetteville, Arkansas wrote April 22, 2002 to state that he was also a descendant of Elgin Dean “Coot” Hudson and Emma Viola Coates Hudson.

 

Zachariah Taylor Goyne, son of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Goyne, was born March 10, 1854 at Farmerville.  He was reported as a six-year-old in the 1860 enumeration.  He was married December 24, 1881 to Anna Elizabeth "Bettie" Covington, daughter of William Thomas Covington and Anatilda Ezilda Eady Covington, according to Anne Goyne Mitchell Calhoun, granddaughter of Zachariah Taylor Goyne. 

 

He died September 23, 1934.  Children born to Zachariah Taylor Goyne and Anna Elizabeth "Bettie" Covington Goyne include:

 

        Charles Covington Goyne                       born in 1887

 

Charles Covington Goyne, son of Zachariah Taylor Goyne and Anna Elizabeth “Bettie” Covington Goyne, was born in 1887 in Farmerville.  He was married about 1910 to Anniebel Taylor who was born in Sugar Creek, Louisiana near Arcadia. Both were graduates of Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, now called Louisiana Tech University, of Ruston.  He served as mayor of Ruston from 1927 until his death in 1941.

 

Children born to Charles Covington Goyne and Anniebel Taylor Goyne include:

 

        Jane Goyne                                                     born in 1918

        Anne Goyne                                                    born about 1925

 

Jane Goyne, daughter of Charles Covington Goyne and Anniebel Taylor Goyne, was born in 1918.  She was married about 1938 to Robert Benijah Sims of Ruston.  She died in 1998.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Marilyn Sims                                          born about 1940

        Robert Charles Sims                               born about 1943

        Lawrence Windsor Sims                         born about 1947

 

Ann Goyne, daughter of Charles Covington Goyne and Anniebel Taylor Goyne, was born about 1925 in Ruston.  She was married about 1946 to Emmett Leon Mitchell, Jr. of Farmerville.  After his death she was remarried to Dr. Joseph Davidson Calhoun of Little Rock, Arkansas.

 

She wrote July 10, 2001:

 

I have undergraduate and graduate degrees from Louisiana Tech University and a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University.  I was professor of speech communication at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas at the time I took early retirement, married Dr. Calhoun, and moved to Little Rock.”

 

Children born to Emmett Leon Mitchell, Jr. and Ann Goyne Mitchell include:

 

        Emmett Leon Mitchell III                       born about 1948

        Anne Lynn Mitchell                                born about 1951

 

John Saxton Goyne, son of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Goyne, was born at Farmerville in February 1857.  He was enumerated as a two-year-old in the 160 census.  He was married in 1877 to Aphrasis Eugenia "Sammie" Raburn.  He died after 1910. 

 

Children born to John Saxton Goyne and Aphrasis Eugenia "Sammie" Raburn Goyne include:

 

        Henry Bradford Goyne                                   born about 1880

        Ada Goyne                                                      born about 1886

 

Henry Bradford Goyne, son of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Ann Goyne, was born about 1880.  He was married about 1905 to Erma Stokes, according to Nikole Smith, a great-granddaughter.

 

Ada Goyne, daughter of Henry Bradford Tyra goyne and Mary Ann Murray Ann Goyne, was born about 1886.  She was married about 1906 to Earl Stokes, brother to Erma Stokes, according to Nikole Smith.

 

Mary Goyne, daughter of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Goyne, was born in 1858.  She appeared as a one-year-old in the 1860 census.  She died in childhood.

 

Molly M. Goyne, daughter of Henry Bradford Tyra Goyne and Mary Ann Murray Goyne, was born August 24, 1860 at Farmerville.  She was married September 26, 1880 to Gaston Napoleon Spencer.  She died November 10, 1914 in Dallas, Texas and was buried in Oakland Cemetery.

 

Nancy Goyne, daughter of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born about 1824.  She was married about August 1850 in Union Parish to Adam Binam Cooper.

 

Elizabeth “Betsy” Goyne, daughter of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born in Taliaferro County, Georgia December 5, 1825.  She was married February 5, 1846 in Houston County, Georgia to William D. Murray who was born in 1822 in Liberty County, Georgia.  He was a brother to Elizabeth Goyne Murray died January 16, 1903 near Dierks, Arkansas in Howard County. 

 

Children born to William D. Murray and Elizabeth Goyne Murray include

 

        Hiram Davis Murray                       born about 1847

        James Murray                                  born about 1850

        William Murray                               born about 1853

        Julia A. Murray                               born in July 1857

        John Henry Murray                         born in October 1867

 

Hiram Davis Murray, son of William D. Murray and Elizabeth “Betsy” Goyne Murray, was born about 1847.  He was married about 1870 to Sarah Ann Garner.  He died in 1886 near Hope, Arkansas in Hempstead County.

 

James Murray, son of William D. Murray and Elizabeth “Betsy” Goyne Murray, was born about 1850.

 

William Murray, son of William D. Murray and Elizabeth “Betsy” Goyne Murray, was born about 1853.

 

Julia A. Murray, daughter of William D. Murray and Elizabeth “Betsy” Goyne Murray, was born in July 1857 in Union Parish, Louisiana.  She was married about 1875 to John A. Dyer.

 

John Henry Murray, son of William D. Murray and Elizabeth “Betsy” Goyne Murray, was born in October 1867.  He was married to Josephine Henry January 7, 1892 in Howard County, Arkansas.  He died there in 1911.

 

Hiram Davis Goyne, Jr, son of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born in 1826 in Taliaferro County.  "Hiram Goynes, age 24, overseer, born in Georgia" was enumerated in the 1850 census of Union Parish living in the household of George Jessup, No. 161-161, a farmer born in New York.  He was married December 17, 1854 to Allice Sawyer. 

 

He was enumerated as the head of Household 763-763 in the 1860 census of Union Parish:

 

        "Goyne,          Davis               30, born in GA, farmer, $480

                                                              real estate, $320 personal

                                                              property

                                Allice              28, born in AL, wife

                                S. E.                  2, born in LA, female

                                Allice           3/12, born in LA, female"

 

He was enlisted in early 1862 in the Confederate army and died in service in the spring of that year.  Annise Sawyer Goyne was later remarried to Elijah H. Ward.

 

Children born to Hiram Davis Goyne, Jr. and Annise Sawyer Goyne include:

 

        S. Elizabeth Goyne                                 born about 1857

        Allice Ruta Goyne                                  born about 1860

 

Joseph R. Goyne, son of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born June 15, 1830 in Taliaferro County, Georgia, according to Col. Carroll Heard Goyne, Jr, a descendant.  He was married September 3, 1854 to Mary E. Hayes in Union Parish.

 

Their family appeared in the 1860 census of Union Parish:

 

        "Goyne,                   J. R.                 30, born in GA, merchant,

                                                                       $2,000 real estate, $8,400

                                                                        personal property

                                        M. E.                25, born in AL, wife

                                        R. W.                 4, born in LA, male

                                        E. H.                  3, born in LA, male

                                        A. G. H.        7/12, born in LA, female

        Thompson,              T. J.                  21, born in MS, clerk, male

        Lawrence,       T. P.                         47, born in NY, med. doctor"

 

He was remarried August 8, 1871 to Sarah Jane "Sallie" Lee in Union Parish.  Following her death, he was married for a third time, wife's name unknown.  He died February 11, 1880 and was buried in Spearsville Cemetery.

 

Seven children were born to Joseph R. Goyne and Mary E. Hayes Goyne, including:

 

        Robert W. Goyne                    born in 1856

        E. H. Goyne                            born in 1857

        A. G. H. Goyne                       born in 1859

 

Four children were born to Joseph R. Goyne and Sarah Jane "Sallie" Lee Goyne, including:

 

        Lee Goyne                              born July 14, 1872

 

Robert W. Goyne, son of Joseph R. Goyne and Mary E. Hayes Goyne, was born January 13, 1855 in Louisiana.  He was enu­merated as four-year-old in the 1860 census of Union Parish.  He was married about 1877 to Lou V. Carroll, the daughter of Easter Carroll, a native of South Carolina.  Lou V. Carroll was born in Louisiana June 25, 1860.

 

In the census of 1880 Robert W. Goyne appeared as the head of a household in District 87, page 11, Ward 3, living in Spearsville, Louisiana:

 

        Goyne,            Robert W.                       24, born in Louisiana

                                Lou V.                             20, born in Louisiana

                                Robert M.                         2, born in Louisiana

                                Nora S.                         6/12, born in Louisiana"

        Carroll,    Easter                                      56, born in SC, mother-

                                                                                in-law"

 

Nearby was the household of his brother, Edward H. Goyne, also in Spearsville, Enumeration District 87, page 11, Ward 3.

 

Robert W. Goyne died April 27, 1917 and was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Junction City, Arkansas, just across the state line from Spearsville.  Lou V. Carroll Goyne died November 16, 1937 and was buried by his side.

 

Children born to Robert W. Goyne and Lou V. Carroll Goyne include:

 

        Robert Minor Goyne                      born in 1878

        Nora S. Goyne                                born in 1880

        Monique C. Goyne                         born about 1882

        Sallie Lou Goyne                            born about 1884

        Diamond Goyne                             born about 1887

 

Robert Minor Goyne, son of Robert W. Goyne and Lou V. Carroll Goyne, was born in Spearsville in 1878.  He appeared as a bookkeeper boarding at 922 Macon, according to the 1902 and 1903 city directory of Ft. Worth, Texas.

 

He was a clerk for Schneider-Davis Company and roomed at 335 Wood Street, Dallas, Texas in 1906 and 1907, according to the Dallas city directory.  In 1908 he roomed at 340 Wood Street.  In 1910 he was employed by McDougle, Cameron & Webster Wholesale Grocers, and roomed at 349 Holmes.  In 1911, 1912 and 1913 he was employed by the same firm and roomed at 404 Brower.

 

In 1914, 1915 and 1916 city directories of Dallas, Robert Mi­nor Goyne was listed as a salesman for McDougle, Cameron & Webster.  He roomed at Hotel Waldorf in 1914, at 2129 North Harwood in 1914 and at 205 East 12th Street in 1916.  In 1917 he was listed as a salesman for Webster Grocery Company living at 422 South Willoment Avenue.  In the 1918 and 1919 editions he was listed as treasurer for Webster Grocery and lived at 401 Willoment Avenue.

 

Robert Minor Goyne was married about 1918, wife's name Clara Jay.  He and Clara Jay Goyne gave a warranty deed to W. A. Ballard August 5, 1918 to a lot in Hyde Park Addition, Ft. Worth, according to Tarrant County, Texas Deed Book 553, page 258.  Robert Minor Goyne received a warranty deed to property in Dallas January 15, 1920, according to Dallas County Deed Book 809, page 616.

 

Clara Jay Goyne died February 2, 1920 in Dallas County, according to Texas BVS File No. 5132.  Robert Minor Goyne "of Dallas County" received a warranty deed to a cemetery lot from Greenwood Cemetery Association December 30, 1920, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 679, page 201.  On the same date he gave a warranty deed to Howell Lottie to a lot in Greenwood Cemetery for $175, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 692, page 272.

 

Robert Minor Goyne received a warranty deed to Dallas County property June 6, 1922, according to Dallas County Deed Book 942, page 543.  He gave a warranty deed to prop­erty in Tarrant County to T. T. Taylor, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 749, page 381.

 

Robert Minor Goyne, owner of Goyne Wholesale Grocery Company from 1934 through 1940 lived at the Blackstone Ho­tel in Tyler, Texas, according to the city directory.  In 1938 he moved to 201 North Broadway and appeared at that address in 1940.

 

On September 24, 1940 Robert Minor Goyne was declared non compus mentis by the Smith County, Texas Probate Court and his sister, Mrs. Diamond Goyne Jones was appointed guardian, according to Smith County Probate File 6207.  In the probate records he was mentioned as being 62, a widower, his wife having died "some 20 years ago."

 

Robert Minor Goyne died one month later on October 18, 1940 in Tarrant County, according to Texas BVS File 47947.  Net value of Goyne Wholesale Grocery Company was $83,769.36, according to Smith County Probate File 6216.  Diamond Goyne Jones, was appointed executrix by the court to administer the estate.

 

The estate was paid out over a period of years to four sisters under the supervision of the court.  The proceeds were paid to "Mrs. Monique C. Goyne Hightower, Mrs. Sallie Lou Goyne Rushing, Mrs. Nora Goyne Rushing and Mrs. Diamond Goyne Jones."

 

Nora S. Goyne, daughter of Robert W. Goyne and Lou V. Car­roll Goyne, was born in 1880 in Spearsville.  She appeared in the household of her father in the 1880 census of Union Parish as a six-month old.  She was married to W. E. Rushing about 1900.  In 1940 they lived in Chidester, Arkansas.

 

Monique C. Goyne, daughter of Robert W. Goyne and Lou V. Carroll Goyne, was born about 1882, probably in Union Parish.  She was married about 1902 to J. L. Hightower.  In 1940, at the time of settlement of the estate of her brother, Robert Minor Goyne, they lived in Eldorado, Arkansas.

 

Sallie Lou Goyne, daughter of Robert W. Goyne and Lou V. Carroll Goyne, was born about 1884, probably in Union Parish.  She was married about 1904 to J. L. Rushing.  In 1940, at the time of the settlement of the estate of her brother, they lived at Chidester, Arkansas.

 

Diamond Goyne, daughter of Robert W. Goyne and Lou V. Carroll Goyne, was born about 1887, probably in Union Parish.  She was married about 1907, husband's name Jones.  In 1940 Diamond Goyne Jones was appointed guardian of her brother, Robert Minor Goyne when he was declared non compus mentis and later his executrix when he died in that year.  In 1940 she lived in Eldorado, Arkansas.

 

Edward H. Goyne, son of Joseph R. Goyne and Mary E. Hayes Goyne, was born in Union Parish in 1857.  He appeared there as a three-year-old in the 1860 census.  He was married about 1879, wife's name Mary.

 

He appeared as the head of a household adjoining his brother, Robert W. Goyne in the 1880 census of Spearsville, Enumera­tion District 87, page 11, Ward 3:

 

        "Goyne,           Edward H.               22, born in Louisiana

                                Mary                        21, born in Alabama

                                William R.                 1, born in Louisiana"

 

"E. H. Goyne" died May 7, 1931 in Gregg County, Texas, according to BVS File 23707.

 

A. G. H. Goyne, daughter of Joseph R. Goyne and Mary E. Hayes Goyne, was born in 1859.  She appeared in the 1860 census at the age of seven months.

 

Lee Goyne, son of Joseph R. Goyne and Sarah Jane "Sallie" Lee Goyne, was born July 14, 1872 in Union Parish, according to the research of Col. Carroll Heard Goyne, Jr.  He applied for a license there May 14, 1894 to marry Mary Etta Heard who was born there May 22, 1875 to Thomas Anderson Heard and Mary Ann Elizabeth Weldon.  In 1900 they lived in Bernice, Louisiana.  In 1909 they lived in Arcadia, Louisiana, and he died October 7, 1910 at Gibsland, Louisiana of typhoid fever.  She died in Bernice November 18, 1940.

 

Four children were born to Lee Goyne and Mary Etta Heard Goyne, including:

 

        Carroll Heard Goyne              born May 6, 1900

 

Carroll Heard Goyne, son of Lee Goyne and Mary Etta Heard Goyne, was born May 6, 1900 at Bernice.  He was married December 19, 1920 at Mansfield, Louisiana to Eunice Glass.  She died about 1943, and he was remarried June 4, 1945 to Elsie N. Saucier at Bossier City, Louisiana.  He died August 2, 1956 in Shreveport and was buried there in Forest Park Cemetery.  Of Elsie N. Saucier Goyne nothing more is known.

 

Two children were born to Carroll Heard Goyne and Eunice Glass Goyne including:

 

        Carroll Heard Goyne, Jr.         born September 15, 1924

 

Carroll Heard Goyne, Jr, son of Carroll Heard Goyne and Eu­nice Glass Goyne, was born September 15, 1924 in Shreveport.  He served in the military during World War II, and retired as a colonel.  He was married January 2, 1947 to Betty Jean Brantley at Mansfield.  Three children, names unknown, were born to Col. Carroll Heard Goyne, Jr. and Betty Jean Brantley Goyne.  In 1994 and in 2000 they lived in Shreveport.

 

Carroll Heard Goyne, Jr. has for many years researched the family history and has maintained correspondence with a net­work of Goyne researchers in the United States, Great Britain and Australia.  He made a trip to Scotland in May 1989 to gather genealogical research.  They continued in Shreveport in 2002

 

Harrison Alexander Goyne, son of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born about 1832 in Taliaferro County, Georgia.  He was married in 1858 in Union Parish to Levincy A. Gulley.  He died about 1865.  She was remarried to Warren Davenport.

 

Children born to Harrison Alexander Goyne and Levincy A. Gulley Goyne include:

 

        Lucy J. Goyne                                 born about 1859

        John Goyne                                     born about 1860

        Matthew Goyne                              born about 1861

 

Matilda C. Goyne, daughter of Hiram Davis Goyne and Mary "Polly" Allen Goyne, was born December 25, 1834 in Talia­ferro County.  She was married December 18, 1853 in Union Parish to George Washington Burton.  She died December 25, 1865 on her 31st birthday.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        John W. Burton                                      born about 1856

        George Washington Burton, Jr.              born about 1860

 

Judith Sophia Goyne, daughter of Hiram Davis Goyne and Su­sannah Lupo Goyne, was born about 1839 in Houston County, Georgia.  She was married in Union Parish June 15, 1856 to Eth       Elbert J. McAdams.  He died in the Battle of Vicksburg in the service of the Confederacy and was buried in Vicksburg City Cemetery. 

 

One child was born to them:

 

        J. F. McAdams                                                born about 1859

 

Victoria Goyne, daughter of Hiram Davis Goyne and Su­sannah Lupo Goyne, was born about 1841 in Houston County.  She was married about 1859 to Robert E. Dildy.  He enlisted in the Confederate Army and died in a Union prison camp.  She was remarried to Robert Garner.  No children were born to them.

 

Francis Marion Goyne, son of Hiram Davis Goyne and Susan­nah Lupo Goyne, was born in Union Parish October 15, 1848.  He was married October 8, 1868 in Lamar County, Texas to Sarah T. Paralee Carder, daughter of John W. Carder and Mary A. Carder.  She was born April 11, 1850 in Gailsville, Georgia.  In 1869 they lived in Fannin County at Gober, Texas.  They removed to Eastland County, Texas in 1883, but returned to Fannin County by 1891.

 

She died there of pneumonia March 2, 1922, at age 71 and was buried in Moore's Chapel Cemetery, according to Fannin County Death Book 2, page 202.  He died August 3, 1925 in Los Angeles, California.  He was buried alongside his wife.

 

Ten children were born to Francis Marion Goyne and Sarah T. Paralee Carder Goyne including:

 

        William Marion Goyne           born October 6, 1869

        Thomas Newton Goyne          born March 8, 1871

        Mary Ester Goyne                  born March 1, 1874

        John Pierce Goyne                  born July 16, 1875

        Blache Birdell Goyne             born June 1, 1878

        Otta Goyne                             born April 11, 1882

        Pierce Belue Goyne                born February 22, 1884

        Eulie T. Goyne                        born May 25, 1885

        Vera E. Goyne                         born July 4, 1891

        Lillian M. Goyne                     born June 9, 1894

 

William Marion Goyne, son of Francis Marion Goyne and Sarah T. Paralee Carder Goyne, was born October 6, 1869 in Fannin County.  He was married there December 13, 1898 to Ada Zelema Tarver, daughter of Enoch Hooper Tarver and Louisa M. Henderson Tarver.  She was born in Fannin County December 13, 1878.  In 1922 William Marion Goyne was a farmer living at Bailey, Texas.  He drowned there April 30, 1930 at age 61, according to Fannin County Death Book 3, page 246.  Birdell Blach Goyne, his brother, was the informant.  His estate consisted of 45 acres of farmland.  Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne recorded an affidavit of heirship in Fannin County Deed Book 213, page 415 August 19, 1931.  The document listed her eight children.  She died in Greenville, Texas August 30, 1954.  They were buried at Gober, Texas.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Elbert Leon Goyne                 born October 30, 1899

        Fount Hubert Goyne               born December 17, 1900

        Ruby Leta Goyne                   born September 11, 1902

        Gladys Pauline Goyne            born March 26, 1907

        Hazel Otta Goyne                   born February 10, 1910

        Mayme Jo Goyne                    born November 20, 1914

        Willie Nadine Goyne               born June 29, 1916

        Margaret Geneva Goyne         born April 25, 1923

 

Elbert Leon Goyne, son of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born October 30, 1899 in Fannin County.  He died July 23, 1900 and was buried at Gober, ac­cording to an affidavit by his mother in 1931.

 

Fount Hubert Goyne, son of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born in 1901 in Fannin County.  On June 9, 1921 he was married to Vera G. McClure, according to Fannin County Marriage Book V, page 452.  She was born July 21, 1903.  They continued there in 1922.  In 1926 and in 1931 they lived in Hale County, Texas.  Later he, a plumber, removed to Roswell, New Mexico and then to Odessa, Texas.

 

Children born to Fount Hubert Goyne and Vera G. McClure Goyne include:

 

        Mary Louise Goyne                born May 11, 1922

        Bettye Jean Goyne                  born May 1, 1926

 

Mary Louise Goyne, first child of Fount Hubert Goyne and Vera G. McClure Goyne, was born May 11, 1922, according to Fannin County Birth Book 8, page 1750.  In 1931 she was living with her parents in Plainview, Texas.  She was married about 1942 to Mart L. Cope, Jr.  In 1990 they lived in the Odessa area.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Marta Luann Cope                  born December 10, 1944

        Melissa Lynn Cope                 born August 22, 1952

 

Martha Luann Cope, daughter of Mart L. Cope, Jr. and Mary Louise Goyne Cope, was born December 10, 1944.  She was married about 1967 to Enrique H. Leyva.  In 1990 they lived in Columbia, South America.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Martin Russell Leyva            born about 1970

        Beatriz Luis Leyva                 born about 1973

        Enrique Luis Leyva                born about 1977

        John Henry Scott Leyva         born about 1980

        Joseph Michael Leyva            born about 1983

 

Melissa Lynn Cope, daughter of Mart L. Cope, Jr. and Mary Louise Goyne Cope, was born August 22, 1952.  She was married about 1972 to Clarence Browning.  In 1990 they lived in Rankin, Texas where they operated a grocery store and a water purification system for the community.

 

One child was born to them:

 

        Cynthia Jeanette Browning             born about 1976

 

Bettye Jean Goyne, second child of Fount Hubert Goyne and Vera G. McClure Goyne, was born May 1, 1926, accord­ing to Fannin County Birth Book 4, page 86.  Her parents resided in Plainview at that time.  They continued there in 1931.  "Betty Goyne" was married July 12, 1949 to Dr. John Hooper Coffey in Amarillo, Texas, according to Potter County, Texas Marriage Book 8, page 565.  Following his death, she was remarried to Henry Miller.  In 1990, they lived near St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Children born to Dr. John Hooper Coffey and Bettye Jean Goyne Coffey include:

 

        Robert Stanley Coffey            born August 5, 1951

        Steven McClure Coffey          born November 20, 1952

 

Robert Stanley Coffey, son of Dr. John Hooper Coffey and Bettye Jean Goyne Coffey, was born August 5, 1951.  He was married about 1974 to Linda Garland.  They were later di­vorced, and he was remarried to Caralyn Davis.

 

Children born to Robert Stanley Coffey and Linda Garland Coffey include:

 

        Susan Elizabeth Coffey           born about 1977

 

Children born to Robert Stanley Coffey and Caralyn Davis Coffey include:

 

        Eris Davis Coffey                           born about 1980

        Tara Brianne Coffey                       born about 1983

 

Steven McClure Coffey, son of Dr. John Hooper Coffey and Bettye Jean Goyne Coffey, was born November 20, 1952.  He was married about 1976 to Ann Marie Theis.

 

One child was born to them:

 

        Khristopher Scott Coffey                born about 1979

 

Ruby Leta Goyne, daughter of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born September 11, 1902, according to Fannin County Birth Book 24, page 1448.  On her 18th birthday she was married to James Lee Green, according to Hunt County, Texas Marriage Book U, page 300.  In August 1931 they lived in Sherman, Texas, according to Fannin County Deed Book 213, page 415.  He died in 1947, and she was remarried August 9, 1952 in Sherman to Ollis Cecile Bowen who was born December 3, 1899.  They continued there in 1990.

 

Children born to James Lee Green and Ruby Leta Goyne Green include:

 

        James Lee Green, Jr.                       born September 9, 1921

        Imogene Green                               born June 25, 1925

 

James Lee Green, Jr, son of James Lee Green and Ruby Leta Goyne Green, was born September 9, 1921 in Fannin County.  He was married to Margaret Kleave in 1947.  He served in the U.S. Navy and retired from that service in California.  He was remarried August 14, 1982 to Jane Red.  In 1990 they lived in Denison, Texas.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Cheryl L. Green                              born December 24, 1955

        Mary Margaret Green                     born about 1958

 

Imogene Green, daughter of James Lee Green and Ruby Leta Goyne Green, was born June 25, 1925 in Fannin County.   She was married May 31, 1940 to Robert Leon Glaze.  She died November 4, 1959 in Sherman, and he died there October 12, 1961. 

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Patricia Glaze                                 born April 13, 1941

        Debra Diane Glaze                          born March 12, 1953

        Robert Leon Glaze, Jr.                    born August 27, 1954

 

Patricia Glaze, daughter of Robert Leon Glaze and Imogene Green Glaze, was born April 13, 1941.  She was married about 1958 to Edward Anderson Swabb.  Later she was remarried to "Sonny" Denman, and after his death, was remarried to John Lloyd Dewitt February 27, 1987.  They continued in Sherman in 1990.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        David Lynn Swabb                         born March 3, 1960

        Kellie Jeanne Swabb                       born about 1964

 

David Lynn Swabb, son of Edward Anderson Swabb and Pa­tricia Glaze Swabb, was born May 3, 1960.  He was married September 28, 1982 to Jolie Wright.  She was born March 24, 1961.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        David Lynn Swabb                         born about 1984

        Danny Lynn Swabb                        born about 1985

        Echo Lynn Swabb                          born about 1987

        Summer Lynn Swabb                     born about 1989

 

Kellie Jean Swabb, daughter of Edward Anderson Swabb and Patricia Glaze Swabb, was born about 1964.  She was married May 26, 1984 to Vincent Dee Hays. 

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Tiffanie Hays                          born about 1986

        Meredith Michelle Hays         born about 1988

 

Debra Diane Glaze, daughter of Robert Leon Glaze and Imo­gene Green Glaze, was born March 12, 1953 in Sheman.  She was married to Robert Willis Barkley in 1969.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Robert Willis "Jason" Barkley, Jr.          born Sept. 26, 1969

 

Robert Leon Glaze, Jr, son of Robert Leon Glaze and Imogene Green Glaze, was born August 27, 1954 in Sherman.  He was killed in an automobile accident in Houston, Texas. October 11, 1977.  He was buried in Sherman.

 

Gladys Pauline Goyne, fourth child of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born March 26, 1907 in Fannin county.  She died July 5, 1907, according to Fannin County Deed Book 213, page 415.  She was buried in Gober Cemetery.

 

Hazel Otta Goyne, fifth child of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born February 10, 1910, according to Fannin County Birth Book 13, page 239.  In Au­gust 1931 she was living at Bailey with her widowed mother.  She was married December 4, 1931 to Thomas Henry Brent in Fannin County.  He died July 5, 1975 and was buried in Ft. Worth.  She continued there in 1990.

 

One son was born to them:

 

        Thomas Larry Brent                       born March 26, 1950

 

Thomas Larry Brent, son of Thomas Henry Brent and Hazel Otta Goyne Brent, was born in Ft. Worth March 26, 1950.  He was married there July 30, 1971 to Stephani Majors.  In 1990 they lived in Burleson, Texas.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Thomas Matthew Brent                  born about 1974

        Amy Kathleen Brent                       born about 1977

 

Mayme Jo Goyne, sixth child of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born November 20, 1914, ac­cording to Fannin County Birth Book 26, page 64.  In 1931 she was living with her widowed mother at Bailey.  She was married September 2, 1931 in Fannin County to David K. Miller.  He died May 12, 1981 and was buried in Moores Chapel Cemetery.  In 1990 she continued in Bonham, Texas.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Joe David Miller                             born June 18, 1939

        Linda Kay Miller                            born November 26, 1945

        Jerry Don Miller                              born August 5, 1947

 

Joe David Miller, son of David K. Miller and Mamie Jo Goyne Miller, was born June 18, 1939 in Fannin County.  He was married about 1952 to Donna Alton in Bonham.  He, a general contractor, continued there in 1990.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Scott Miller                                     born about 1955

        Gregg Miller                                    born about 1958

 

Linda Kay Miller, daughter of David K. Miller and Mamie Jo Goyne Miller, was born November 26, 1945 in Fannin County.  She was married about 1966 to Marty Hearne, an attorney.  In 1990 they lived in Dallas.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Jeffery Hearne                                born about 1968

        Jennifer Hearne                               born about 1970

 

Jerry Don Miller, son of David K. Miller and Mamie Jo Goyne Miller, was born August 5, 1947 in Fannin County.  He was married there about 1970 to Linda Welch.  In 1990 they lived in Dodd City, Texas where he was a concrete contractor.

 

Children born to them include:

 

        Rance Miller                                   born about 1972

        Cody Miller                                     born about 1975

 

Willie Nadine Goyne, seventh child of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born June 29, 1916, according to Fannin County Birth Book 13, page 569.  In 1931 she was living with her widowed mother at Bailey.  She was married June 26, 1959 to Earl Madden Moore in Greenville, Texas.  Before retirement, he operated an automatic transmis­sion repair service there.

 

Margaret Geneva Goyne, eighth child of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born April 25, 1923, according to Fannin County Birth Book 13, page 26.  She was married September 23, 1942 in Dallas to Samuel Newton Duncan, according to Dallas County, Texas Marriage Book 77, page 382.  He was born November 23, 1921 in Fannin County.  They continued there in 1958.  In 1990 he operated an electrical contracting business in Greenville.

 

One son was born to them:

 

        Sammy Craig Duncan             born December 10, 1958

 

Sammy Craig Duncan, son of Samuel Newton Duncan and Margaret Geneva Goyne Duncan, was born in Fannin County December 10, 1958.  He was married August 30, 1980 in Hunt County, Texas to Sandra Jo Childers.  She was born in Greenville October 1, 1961.  He, in 1990, was associated with his father in the electrical contracting business.  They continued there in 1990.  Sammy Craig Duncan has been actively researching his Goyne ancestors for several years, and it is through his courtesy that much of the data on the Goyne family appears in this manuscript.

 

Three children were born to them:

 

        Jared Wayne Duncan                     born about 1982

        Justin Lee Duncan                          born about 1985

        James Samuel Isaac Duncan           born Sept. 19, 1989

 

Thomas Newton Goyne, son of William Marion Goyne and Ada Zelema Tarver Goyne, was born March 8, 1871 in Fannin County.  On January 27, 1907 he was married to Lucy Emma Lavender Crawford, according to Fannin County Marriage Book Q, page 406.  She was born in Tennessee in 1887.

 

Thomas Newton Goyne was a farmer in Fannin County until his suicidal death by drowning January 22, 1934, according to Fannin County Death Book 4, page 41.  His drowning followed the drowning of his brother, William Marion Goyne in 1930.  Birdell Blache Goyne was the informant for the death certificate.

 

Children born to Thomas Newton Goyne and Lucy Emma Lavender Crawford Goyne include:

 

        Thomas Eulie Goyne                      born August 27, 1910

        Edna M. Goyne                               born July 13, 1914

        T. B. Goyne                                    born August 3, 1918

        Claude Brent Goyne                       born September 19, 1922

 

Thomas Eulie Goyne, son of Thomas Newton Goyne and Lucy Emma Lavender Crawford Goyne, was born August 27, 1910, according to Fannin County Birth Book 26, page 748.  He was married to Linnie Neoma Bennett September 20, 1930, according to Fannin County Marriage Book I, page 184.  She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1916.  In 1933 they lived at Leonard, Texas in Fannin County.

 

Children born to Thomas Eulie Goyne and Linnie Neoma Bennett Goyne include:

 

        Vivian Joyce Goyne       born February 15, 1933

        Thomas Wayne Goyne   born April 16, 1935

        Carl Blache Goyne         born June 11, 1937

 

Vivian Joyce Goyne, first child of Thomas Eulie Goyne and Linnie Neoma Bennett Goyne, was born February 15, 1933, according to Fannin County Birth Book 4, page 167.

 

Thomas Wayne Goyne, second child of Thomas Eulie Goyne and Linnie Neoma Bennett Goyne, was born April 16, 1935, according to Fannin County birth Book 5, page 985 and page 1051.

 

Carl Blache Goyne, third child of Thomas Eulie Goyne and Linnie Neoma Bennett Goyne, was born June 11, 1937, according to Fannin County Birth Book 6, page 318.

 

Edna M. Goyne, daughter of Thomas Newton Goyne and Lucy Emma Lavender Crawford Goyne, was born July 13, 1914, according to Fannin County Birth Book 14, page 1300.

 

T. B. [initials only] Goyne, son of Thomas Newton Goyne and Lucy Emma Lavender Crawford Goyne, was born Au­gust 3, 1918 at Bonham, Texas, according to Fannin County Birth Book 8, 249.  He enlisted in the U.S. Navy May 31, 1944 and served in the Pacific and Asian waters aboard the U.S.S. Basaan Bay.  He was married about 1945 to Opal J. Woodall.  He was discharged as a Baker Third Class March 10, ac­cording to Fannin County Discharge Book 5, page 184. 

 

T. B. Goyne and Opal J. Woodall Goyne received a warranty deed from A. W. Lodsdon and Fannie Lodsdon July 5, 1947, according to Fannin County Deed Book 282, page 185.  On January 13, 1959 they received a warranty deed from C. O. Shreve to a lot in Glynn Oaks Addition, Arlington, Texas, ac­cording to Tarrant County Deed Book 3281, page 524.  Three months later they sold the property to Lacy Arnold, according to Tarrant County Deed Book 3318, page 264.

 

From 1961 through 1968 T. B. Goyne, a salesman for White's Auto Store and Opal J. Woodall Goyne living in Lubbock, Texas, according to the city directory.  In 1961 they lived at 3322 Jarvis Street and from 1962 through 1968 they lived at 2017 38th Street.  She operated Goyne Beauty Shop in her home from 1964 through 1968, according to the city directory.

 

Children born to T. B. Goyne and Opal J. Woodall Goyne in­clude:

 

        Patsy Anne Goyne                                  born August 17, 1946

 

Patsy Anne Goyne, daughter of T. B. Goyne and Opal J. Woodall Goyne, was born August 17, 1946, according to Fan­nin County Birth Book 17, page 1788.  She was married De­cember 19, 1964 to Gerald Wayne Wilson, according to Lub­bock County Marriage Book 34, page 53.

 

Claude Brent Goyne, son of Thomas Newton Goyne and Lucy Emma Lavender Crawford Goyne, was born Septem­ber 19, 1922, according to Fannin County Birth Book 14, page 1933.  On October 3, 1942, he, a farmer, enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the 2518th A.A.F. Base Unit.  He was discharged as a sergeant February 14, 1946.  He was single at that time, according to Fannin County Discharge Book 4, page 402.  He received a warranty deed to Fannin County land from Ira D. Norman May 29, 1956, according to Fannin County Deed Book 392, page 229.

 

Mary Ester Goyne, daughter of Francis Marion Goyne and Sarah T. Paralee Carder Goyne, was born March 1, 1874, ac­cording to Fannin County Birth Book 1A, page 5.  She was married at age 15 to James C. Boyd December 25, 1889. 

 

Blache Birdell Goyne, son of Francis Marion Goyne and Sarah T. Para