Thursday, July 08, 2010

The Daily Banner October, 26, 1917 pg. 5


Mr. Robert Henry Goins, colored, died at his home 805 W. Gambier street at 1:15 p.m. of the clock Friday morning after an illness of nine days of pneumonia. Mr. Goins, who was 67 years, 10 months and 9 days of age, is survived by his wife Harriet Goins and six children, Mrs. Essie E. Irvine and Mr. A. H. Goins of this city, Miss Luella Goins of Howard, Mr. J. G. Goins of Columbus, Miss Adeline Goins of Sparta, Ill., and Mr. Elmer A. Goins of Sandusky. Two brothers, Messrs. B. G. Goins and Mr. John Goins of Sandusky survive. The deceased was a member of Vernon lodge, No. 43, F.& A. M., and of the higher bodies of colored Masonry in Newark and Columbus. Mr. Goins was born in Ohio, and he came from Barnesville to Mount Vernon in 1878, since which time he resided in this city......"

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