From the Guion Miller Roll application of Albert Goins #10977:
Albert Goins b. 1878 in James Co., TN parents:James Goins d. 1887 and Melvina Goins d. 1880. fathers parents: Granville b. in N.C. and Polly Goins. mothers parents:Martin and Susan Goins. brothers & sisters:Mollie Ervin b. don't know, Elijah Goins b. 1873, Arch Goins b. 1874, Charles Goins b. 1875. aunts & uncles from fathers side:Noah Goins -died many years ago, Dotson Goins - died many years ago, Roland Goins -died many years ago, Mahala Goins - died many years ago, Nancy Goins - died many years ago.
My gret grandfather was named Shade Goins said to be full blood Cherokee Indian.