|Birth: ||Jan. 12, 1896|
|Death: ||May 11, 1921|
MY Maternal Great Grandfather, father of Aszeline Goins-Doyle-Jackson and grandfather of Emelda Retha Doyle-Mckinney.
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
In this field of green.
The name and date are chiseled out
For all to see.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I'd exist.
You died long before I was born.
Yet we are of one, you and I,
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the life you lived
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you."
*Information obtained from Mississippi Death Record
Place of death: Jasper County, Vossburg, Mississippi
Married: Claudia Washington-Goins
Occupation: Saw Mill Worker
Cause of Death: Lightning
Informant: Flossie Washington (sister in law)
Father: Jim Goins
Mother: Hattie Nixon
James Goins (1867 - ____)
Harriet Nixon Goins (1876 - 1931)
Claudie Washington Jordan (1901 - 1965)
Aszeline Goins Jackson (1918 - 1984)*
Jimmie Lou Goins Green (1920 - 2006)*
Eloise Goins Smith (1921 - 2013)*
Saint Peter Cemetery
Created by: Always lovingly honored ...
Record added: Sep 29, 2010
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