I would love to connect with other members from Moore County, NC.My family is from Randolph County, NC and includes the names:Goins, Petty, Cofer, Sinclair, Murchison, Talbot/Talbert, Hooker, Haddock, Hall among others. The Goinses from Moore County North Carolina have been consistently enumerated as Croatan Indians and Jimmy Goins sits on the Lumbee council as President.
Early records indicate the Goings family intermarried with the Bass and Tucker families of the Nansemond Indian Tribe.
Interestly, it is the prominent Murchison family of Moore County, North Carolina who appear in court records to validate the genealogy affidavit of Daniel Goins (1824-1907)Read more about the Murchisons and the Goins family of Moore County, North Carolina in Carolina Genesis: Beyond the Colorline which outlines the Murchison's migration from North Carolina to tennessee and then to become citizens of the Republic of Texas.
Cyndie Goins Hoelscher 5th generation great-grandniece of William Goyens, Jr of Nacogdoches, Texas