Calestine Goins

20 December 1834–2 February 1865 (Age 30)
Meadow Creek, Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Calestine

When Calestine Goins was born on 20 December 1834, in Meadow Creek, Whitley, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Woodson Goins Sr., was 17 and her mother, Isabelle Elizabeth Pebley, was 19. She married Pleasant Moses on 31 August 1856, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Subdivision 17, Campbell, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1860. She died on 2 February 1865, in Pleasant View, Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Moses
Calestine Goins
Marriage: 31 August 1856
Emaline Moses
Andrew Jackson Moses Sr.
Catherine Moses
Elias Moses
Louisa C. Moses
Summer Elizabeth Moses

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 August 1856Whitley, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 1
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 12
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Gowan .In some cases possibly also an altered form of German Göing (see Going ).English: variant of Gowing , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (12)

    • Palistine Moses in household of Pleasant Moses, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Calestine Gaines in entry for Elizabeth Witt, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
    • Calistine Goin in household of John Goin, "United States Census, 1850"

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