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Tuesday, January 01, 2008

David Goins

Census of the Cumberland Settlements, 1770-90, Davidson County Census, Page 44

GOINS (variously, GOIN, GOINGS), David- killed by Indians at Mansker's Station in 1780/81. He had slept late on the morning Masker's Station was broken up and was shot in bed by Indians shooting through the portholes: [ref. 44a]. William Goings (sic) was granted administration of his estate by the Committe of the Cumberland Association, Mar. 4, 1783:[ref. 44b]

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