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From: "Ramona Curtis" <>
Subject: Re: [GOWEN] Thomas Goin and Jemima Sinnes
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 10:05:52 -0600
3/25/04 I found what I believe refutes the possibility that our Claiborne
Co., TN Thomas
Goin was m. to Rebecca Clark. As you can see, the Thomas Goheen/Gohin who
m. Rebecca Clark in 1780 moved to Canada:
I believe the following is proof that our "Old" Thomas Goin's wife was NOT
Rebecca Clark as some researchers think:
"The Trail of the Huguenots in Europe, the United States, South Africa and
Canada," by G. Elmore Reaman, Gen.Pub.Co.,Inc.,Baltimore, 1972. Under the
heading "More Extended Biographical Sketches," p. 242, there is an entry--
Huguenot Family Name: Goheen, Gohin
Place of Origin: Alsace
Date and Place of First Migration: South Wales, 1685
Names of First Known Ancestors and Dates: Thomas Goheen m. Rebecca Clark
Date and Place of Second Migration: Virginia 1690, Penn. 1725
Date of Migration to Canada: 1793
Location in Canada: Port Hope
Ancestors in Canada: Thomas and sons Thomas and Charles, Samuel and
Other Facts of Interest: There are Goheens in Indiana and Pennsylvania.
Dr. Robert Goheen, Pres. of Princeton University was a descendant.
Person(s) Providing Information: Raymond W. Goheen, Millbrook, Ont.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2007 11:27 PM
Subject: [GOWEN] Thomas Goin and Jemima Sinnes
> Here is a post I had on this family from the Gowen Foundation, maybe
> can give them further information?
> I believe that Sherry Linn Goin of Woodlawn, IL was the first to know of
> Thomas Goin and Rebecca Clark who were married about 1777. Dianne Stark
> Thurman who pub­lished "Goin & Variants" developed information that
> Jemima Sinnes as the wife of Thomas Goin. Also there may still be a
> that his wife was Elizabeth Goin.
> What if Thomas Goin had three wives and that there are actually two or
> sets of us out there somewhere? How many sisters did the sons of Thomas
> have? Richard G. Bonds, Box 2384, Greenwood, AR, 72936, .
> Sincere Regards
> Stacy R Webb
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