Friday, July 3, 2009

"Where Liberty Dwells, There Be My Country."

In memory, and in gratitude for those ancestors of mine who fought in the war of the Revolution. It is upon your graves that this country has built it's foundations, just as it is through your blood that my family has found it's fortunes. Thank you.

Joseph Going (Infantry Corporal - Virginia)

Sherwood Going (14th Virginia 1777-1781. Present at the battles of Germantown, Monmoth and the seige of Yorktown)

Moses Going (14th Virginia 1777 - 1781)

Daniel Going (5th Virginia . Present at the battles of Trenton, Germantown, Princeton)

John Goins (3rd Virginia, 5th Virginia, 7th Virginia)

Zephaniah Goins (1779 - 1781. Present at the seige of Yorktown)

William Goyen (3rd South Carolina 1776 - 1781)

Major John 'Buck' Gowen (3rd South Carolina)

James Goyen (1781)

Daniel Goyen (1780)

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value." -- Thomas Paine

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