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The log cabin where Dock Goins took his new bride in 1900 in Barry Co., MO  

It was located off CCC Road, which is off 112, Barry Co., MO

Our thanks to Darla Marbut and Georgia Ball Farwell for this wonderful photo.

This cabin was acquired by the Forest Service in April 1965. The cabin was damaged by vandals in the summer of 1980. The Forest Service reported the cabin was completely destroyed by fire April 19, 1981.

From the research files of Donna Haddock Cooper

1900 Barry Co., MO, Federal Population Schedules, Roaring River Twp., page 6b, house #107, family #107: Goins, Dock age 27, farmer, born Oct 1872 Indiana, father and mother born in Virginia. Rachel, his wife, was born in MO, father born in IN. and mother in VA, and she was born Feb 1872. Rachel was age 18, and has had 0 children and 0 living or dead. They have been married less than a year. The Federal Census was taken 9th of June 1900.  

May 2, 1912, Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO: Judges of Election: Following is the list of judges, appointed by the county court for the special election to be held Saturday, June 1, 1912. Roaring River No. 1: John Elmore, A. N. Skelton, Dock Goins, George Faulkner, W. T. Ayers, F. Larcey

Dock Goins was a son of Absolem and Margaret (Babb) Goins. They are both buried at Seligman Cemetery. Absolem 1845 -1918 Margaret (Babb) Goins 1836 -1916. Other related families buried there are John A. Goins March 19, 1876 - July 16 -1961. And also William Goins Sept 24, 1870, born in Green Co., Indiana, died Mar 30, 1948 and his wife Cora C. Goins May 6, 1883 - July 8, 1966 are buried there.  

Dock and Rachel had three children, Daisy, Rova, and Margaret - "Maggie".   Dock died Dec 26, 1921 at his home 8 miles east of Seligman and is buried in Seligman Cemetery.  His daughter Maggie died April 4, 1930 at age 25 and is buried beside him in Seligman  Cemetery.

Rachel (Reed) Goins married a man by the name of    Frazier after the death of Dock Goins and she died Jan 11, 1962 and is buried in Oklahoma.  







Pictured here are Rova and Daisy Goins, daughters of Dock and Rachel, standing by the Goins cabin. From the photo files of Georgia Ball Farwell and Darla Marbut

Dock and Rachel (Reed) Goins are standing by the table.

Descendants of George C. Reed

1 George C. Reed b: November 07, 1842 in Barry Co., Missouri d: June 24, 1921 in Barry Co., Missouri Burial: Munsey Cemetery, Barry Co., MO +Narcissa West b: September 30, 1847 m: October 04, 1865 in Warrick Co., IN d: May 18, 1877 in Eagle Rock, Barry County, MO Burial: Old Haddock Cemetery near Eagle Rock, Barry Co., MO

2 James Wesley Reed b: August 07, 1866 in Warrick Co., Indiana d: May 29, 1933 in Barry Co., Missouri Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, Barry Co., MO +Bethena Roller b: October 1873 in Barry Co., Missouri m: October 05, 1890 in Barry Co., Missouri d: September 1950 in Barry Co., Missouri Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, Barry Co., MO

2 Ellis Reed b: January 08, 1868 in Barry County, MO d: January 26, 1868 in Barry County, MO

2 John H. Reed b: October 08, 1869 in Barry County, MO d: October 08, 1869 in Barry County, MO

2 William Alfred Reed b: April 03, 1870 in Barry County, MO d: in Barry County, MO +May Annie b: March 03, 1895 d: June 14, 1986 in Barry County, MO Burial: Chitwood Cemetery, Barry County, MO

2 Sarah Caroline Reed b: December 10, 1873 in Barry County, MO d: January 1892 in Barry County, MO

2 Amos Reed b: March 17, 1877 in Barry County, MO d: July 04, 1879 in Barry County, MO

*2nd Wife of George C. Reed: +Sarah Elizabeth Garrett b: February 28, 1845 in Talladego Co., Alabama m: October 30, 1878 in Barry County, MO d: February 03, 1936 in Barry Co., Missouri

2 Mary Frances Reed b: February 28, 1880 in Barry County, MO d: August 05, 1933  +Cox b: Abt. 1880  *2nd Husband of Mary Frances Reed: +Thomas Loronzo Plummer b: July 21, 1853 in Dyersburg, Dyer Co., Tennessee m: January 15, 1900 in Green Forest, Carroll Co., AR d: October 13, 1925 in Jonesboro, Craighead Co., AR

2 Rachel Louise Reed b: February 01, 1882 in Barry County, MO d: January 11, 1962 in Barry County, MO +Dock Goins b: October 27, 1872 in Indiana m: January 30, 1900 in Barry Co., Missouri d: December 26, 1921 in Barry County, MO Burial: Seligman Cemetery, Seligman, Barry Co., MO

2 Martha Reed b: December 31, 1886 in Barry County, MO +Orth Porter b: Abt. 1886 m: Aft. 1911

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