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Josephus Good

Male 1829 - 1898  (68 years)


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  • Name Josephus Good 
    Born 15 Sep 1829  Preble County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1898 
    Person ID I92  Carl
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 

    Father John Good,   b. Abt 1808, Franklin County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1880  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ellen Stanley,   b. 29 Dec 1835, Economy, Wayne County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1935, Centralia, Lewis County, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1855  Wayne County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Ann "Libbie" Good,   b. 19 Jan 1855, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1904, Catawba, Price County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Josephine Good,   b. Abt 1857, Millford, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Orlando Haywood Good,   b. 27 Oct 1859, Millford, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1880, Sauk County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     4. James Nelson Good,   b. 31 Mar 1862, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1945, Sumner, Barron County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Eva A. Good,   b. 4 Apr 1864, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1866, Sauk County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. Huldah Good,   b. 1868, Valton, Sauk County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Willie Baxter Good,   b. 10 Jul 1870, Valton, Sauk County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1953, Chetek, Barron County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Wilbur Wesley Good,   b. 24 Dec 1872, Valton, Sauk County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1964, Centralia, Lewis County, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • RELATIONSHIP: BIOGRAPHY: THE HISTORY OF SAUK COUNTY WISCOSIN,
      Published by Western Historical Company, MDCCCLXXX, page 731
      Josephus was a teacher in for many years. In his youth while
      recruiting students he met Sarah E. Stanley and thay later married.
      Later in life he became a preacher. Source: the late Harold Rhodes.

      The History of Sauk County, Wisconsin, Western historical company, 1880. 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.