are you cheryl a. duty from big sandy,tx.. if not how do you relate to texanna belle duty. i am sorry this is taking so long,problems with my internet serv. provider.
absolom's parents was nathan perkins and sarah ???. nathan perkins was born 1804, died date ???,wisby cemetary, rapides parish la., mother was named sarah ???,born 1813, died date ???, wisby cemetary, rapides parish,la..anastine goins parents was stephen goins and edith perkins. stephen goins was born 1804, s. carolina, married 11-17-1826, opelousas, la.,died date ???, st. landry parish, la.,mother was edith perkins, born 1805, louisiana. died date ???. stephen goins's parents was john goins and nancy johnson. john goins was born 1776, s. carolina, married 1799, died date ???. mother was nancy johnson, born 1780, s. carolina, died date ???. edith perkins was born 1805, louisiana, died date ???, edith perkins's parents was jashua perkins jr. and mary mixon. jashua perkins jr. was born 11-1-1759, marion dist. (96th),s. carolina, married about 1790,edgefield co., s. carolina, died about 1838,louisiana.mary mixon, born 1779, s.carolina, died about 1819. jashua perkins parents was jashua"old jock" perkins and mary "polly" black. old jock was born 1728 probably n. carolina, married about 1753, bladen co.,n. carolina, died 4-10-1801, carter co.,tenn. mary "polly" black was born in scotland, died 11-8-1842, carter co.,tenn.. our indian heritage comes from the "goins family". my dad always said that they were cherokee, but i think that maybe they mighthave been choctaw. i am still researching that possibility. there are several different spellings for goins, such as: goin, gowin, gowen, going,goines, goen,gowing,gowan and gowans, it just depends on who was writing the name. if you need information on the duty side i will tell you what i know later.