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From: Barbara Ellison <>
Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Elijah Goins-Barb
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2003 10:50:33 -0600
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Hi...
Is there a way to see the paper you are talking about online anywhere? I
would like to read it...
B.
----- Original Message -----
From: "barb hales" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 10:39 AM
Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Elijah Goins


> Barry, I have read the paper over and over. Actually the final judgement
was
> against him because the judge said it was a well known fact the (my)
Goin's
> were Negro and Mulatto. I grew up in Goin Tn. on the same Goin farm as my
> mom, her dad, his dad and his dad for sure and maybe even further back. I
> heard from word of mouth and saw with my own eyes the evidence of AA
blood.
> Twins born one white one black in an all white community. This happened 3
> time in last 5 generations and again maybe farther back. Several single
> black births in same time period. My mom's sister was obviously of mixed
> blood and has twin sons one of each. I cannot say for other lines of the
> Goin's but my line from Levi's grandson is certainly mixed. Seeing as this
> is true why would I doubt the Slander Suit's final verdict. I myself do
not
> having a problem with this.
> Barb
> .
> .
> I suffer from deja vu and amnesia at the same
> time. I think i've forgotten this before
> .
> http://www.picturetrail.com/gallery/view?username=toepik
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Barry Richmond" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 10:13 AM
> Subject: [Melungeon] Elijah Goins
>
>
> >
> > Read the court papers about Elijah Goins and you'll see that he
> > was a school teacher, in a white school by the way, and did not live as
> > a Negro. He was called a dirty word because someone was mad at him. This
> was
> > a slander suit. The court said he was not a Negro. He
> > taught white children. What more do you want? I won't give the details.
> You
> > can read them for yourself.
> >
> > Why is a man who wants to call himself an African American
> > given a rah rah and a man who wants to call himself an Indian is a
racist
> liar?
> > Barry Richmond
> > Descendant of Goins and Minor in Hancock County and many others.
> >
> >
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