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Goggins in Lamar County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Goggans, Georgia
 
Goggans, Georgia Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 23, 2007
1. Goggans, Georgia Marker
 
Inscription. Goggans was named for the family of John F. Goggans. He donated the land for the railroad station, general store, where the post office was located, and access land to the Union Primitive Baptist Church. At different times, the town was also known as Goggins Station and Goggansville. John F. Goggans was born in South Carolina in 1802. He married Rebecca Pitts in 1824. They founded Goggans in November, 1834 and lived there until their deaths. John, Rebecca and many descendants are buried in Union Primitive Baptist Church cemetery. Goggans General Store provided merchandise and postal services to the community until 1958.
 
Location. 33° 4.573′ N, 84° 5.603′ W. Marker is in Goggins, Georgia, in Lamar County. Marker is on Johnstonville Road 0.1 miles west of Farm Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barnesville GA 30204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnstonville Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Johnstonville – 1821 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Confederate Hospitals (approx. 3.9 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 3.9 miles away); Roosevelt’s Barnesville Speech (approx. 4 miles away); Lamar County (approx. 4 miles away); Barnesville Blues (approx. 4 miles away); Gordon Military College (approx. 4 miles away).
 
Goggans, Georgia Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 23, 2007
2. Goggans, Georgia Marker
 
 
Goggans, Georgia Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, April 2, 2011
3. Goggans, Georgia Marker
 
 
Goggans, Georgia Marker and Goggins General Store Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, April 2, 2011
4. Goggans, Georgia Marker and Goggins General Store
 
 
Union Primitive Baptist Church Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, April 2, 2011
5. Union Primitive Baptist Church
John Goggans donated the land for the Union Primitive Baptist Church. He, his wife Rebecca, and many of their descendants are buried in the cemetery at the rear of the church.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,315 times since then. Last updated on September 10, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on September 8, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on September 10, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3, 4, 5. submitted on April 6, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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