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John Good

Male Abt 1808 - Aft 1880  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name John Good 
    Born Abt 1808  Franklin County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Jun 1880 
    Person ID I3173  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Samuel Good,   b. Abt 1770,   d. 1811, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Hannah,   b. Abt 1780 
    Family ID F1415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Davis,   b. Abt 1812, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Oct 1828  Preble County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Josephus Good,   b. 15 Sep 1829, Preble County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898  (Age 68 years)
     2. Abraham Good,   b. 5 Aug 1832, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1915, Woodland Twp., Sauk County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. John Alexander Good,   b. 29 Apr 1836, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1915, Henriette Twp, Richland County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ann Drake,   b. 1844, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Jun 1870  Woodlawn Twp., Sauk County Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Good,   b. 1868, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Good,   b. 1869, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Nancy Good,   b. 1875, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Good,   b. 1879, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary C. Good,   b. Mar 1887, WI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1413  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Marriage: 23 Oct 1828,Preble OH
      Ancestry.com: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research. Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.


      The History of Sauk County, Wisconsin: Containing an Account of Settlement, Growth, Development and Resources ... Biographical Sketches ... the Whole Preceded by a History of Wisconsin
      By Western Historical Co, Western Historical Co
      Published by Western historical company, 1880
      Original from the New York Public Library
      Page: 731:
      REV. JOSEPHUS GOOD, Presiding Elder of the East District of Wisconsin Conference, United Brethren Church ; residence Section 28, P. 0. Valton ; son of John and Ann (Davis) Good ; was born in Preble County, Ohio, Sept. 15, 1829; when about 12 yea rs of age, went to Randolph County, Ind. He was married in this county, March 31, 1855, to Sarah E. Stanley, daughter of Jesse and Annie (Cox) Stanley ; Mrs. Good was born in Indiana; Mr. Good followed the profession of teacher in various place s across the State to Kosciusko County; was licensed to preach in 1860 by the Wesleyan Methodist Church; in 1862. moved to Wisconsin; settled on Sec. 27, Woodland, Sauk County; about 1865, attached himself to the United Brethren Church, and trav eled in Northern Wisconsin as Presiding Elder of the East District of the Wisconsin Conference. Children in the family are Elizabeth A., now Mrs. Samuel Woolsey livinir in Woodland; Josephine, now Mrs. P. Jackson, of Richland County; Heywood, di ed when 20 years of age ; James N., Huldah, Willie B. and Wilbur. He has been Assessor of Woodland one term and Treasurer five years; has 280 acres of land. Politics, Republican.

      On a marriage certificate John Good has his birth place as Franklin county Virginia in 1810. He lists his parents as Samuel and Hannah Good. John Good moved to Ohio and married Anna Davis in Preble Ohio in Oct 1828. The marriage certificate is f rom a second marriage in Wisconsin in 1870.

      DEATH: After June 2, 1880 when census was taken
      1880 Census John Good is listed as Good, Jno Sr, age 72, in Woodland, Sauk Co, Wisconsin. It lists
      his birth place as Wisconsin, which would be a mistake. Mary Anne born in Ohio, age
      53 (?). and there are 4 children listed: John, 12; Samuel, 11; Nancy, 5; William, 1.

      1870 CensusJohn Good is listed as 62 in Woodland, Sauk County, Wisconsin as a squatter. He indicates that he was born in Virginia. There is no Anna.He lives next to a family with the last name Drake. The father is Elias, age 60 from Vermont. T he mother is Margaret age 53 from Tennessee. They have a daughter named Mary Anne who was 26 and born in Ohio. The second daughter is Elizabeth, age 24 from Ohio. The census date is June 4th 1870.John Good marries Mary Anne Drake June 28th 187 0 according to the marriage certificate. The marriage certificate lists John's birthplace as Franklin County Virginia. His parents are listed as Samuel and Hannah Good.

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      1880 Census: Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T9_1446; Page: 298.1000
      Jno. Good, Sr., head; age 72, b. abt 1808, Wisconsin; parents b. (no entry)
      Mary A. Good, wife; age 33, b. abt 1847, Ohio; father b. Vermont; mother b. Tenn.
      John Good, son; age 12, b. abt 1868, Wisconsin
      Samuel Good, son; age 10, b. abt 1870, Wisconsin
      Nancy Good, dau; age 5, b. abt 1875, Wisconsin
      William Good, son; age 1, b. abt 1879, Wisconsin

      Note: John Good is listed as being born in 1868. Drake and John Sr. were married in 1870. Anna Davis dies between 1860 and 1870 (not in 1870 census). Did Davis give birth to John at age 55? Did she die in childbirth?

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      1900 Census Mary Ann Good widow, age 54, is in Ironton, Sauk County Wisconsin. One child age 13 named Mary. She also has a boarder. Mary is a day laborer. It states Mary has had 8 children but only 6 are still alive. She was born in Ohio. He r father was born in New York, and her mother in Tennessee. The child's father was born in Indiana. Is Mary John's child? John was born in Virginia, not Indiana.



      1900; Census Place: Ironton, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816 Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 138
      Mary A Good, head; age 56, b. Dec 1843, OH; father b. NY; mother b. Tenn; widow; 8ch/6 living
      Mary C Good, dau; age 13, b. Mar 1887, Wisconsin; father b. IN; mother b. OH
      Elick Savalley, boarder; age 59, b. Jul 1840, Canada/ French; parents b. France, widowed

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      Bessie M Good 25 Apr 1897 Sauk 0265 000740
      George M Good 26 Dec 1893 Sauk 0264 002300
      George M Good 18 Feb 1906 Sauk 0266 001311
      Earl W Good 25 Apr 1895 Sauk 0264 002813
      George F Good 02 Jul 1890 Sauk 0264 001006
      Guy Good 18 Feb 1895 Sauk 0264 002752
      Irving Good 28 Apr 1891 Sauk 0264 001347
      Josephus F Good 15 Sep 1894 Sauk 0264 002551
      Max A Good 02 Mar 1906 Sauk 0266 001446