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Goins, Phyllis



  • Existence: 1860 - 1945


Phyllis Goins was born around 1860 and, according to her death certificate, was a native of Spartanburg County. She was the daughter of Thomas N. Pickenpack. Goins became a nurse and midwife in the city of Spartanburg and in 1914 was described by the Spartanburg Herald as the best known black nurse in the city. She was a member of Silver Hill United Methodist Church. Goins was the wife of Robert Goins and lived for much of her life on Keene Street, where she owned her own home. She died in 1945 and was buried at Cemetery Hill in the Old City Cemetery.

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Spartanburg -- Biography -- Goins, Phyllis, 1870 - 1945

 File — Spartanburg Pamphlet File Drawer 2
Scope and Contents

Copies from census records and city directories, along with Goins death certificate. A list of housing through the Spartanburg Housing Authority and one article from the Spartanbrug Herald referring to Goins.

Dates: 1870 - 1945