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William Arthur Gober
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1834
Calhoun County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1897
Franklin County
Alabama, USA

William Arthur Gober was born in Benton County, now Calhoun County, Alabama.

William Arthur Gober married first Lucy Almeda Smith, daughter of Francis Marion Smith & his wife Elizabeth Hill, on Dec. 17, 1854 in Calhoun County, Alabama, and they had:

1). Georgia Ann Louvenia Gober (1856-1939)married Joseph Fernando "Duke" Ledbetter on Dec. 12, 1872. They are buried Gober Cemetery aka Rea-Gober Cemetery, Vina.
2). James Franklin "Frank" Gober (1859-)
3). Virginia Davis Gober (1861-1931) married Nathan Augustus Rea on Oct. 15, 1882. They are buried Gober Cemetery aka Rea-Gober Cemetery, Vina.

After Lucy Almeda Smith Gober's death some time after the birth of daughter Virginia on August 31, 1861, William Arthur Gober married second Rebecca Clementine "Clemmie" Hill Chaffin about 1867. Clemmie was the widow of Joshua Chaffin, 27 Alabama Infantry, Co. B, CSA, who died July 22, 1862 Camp Douglas, Cook County, Illinois. Rebecca and Joshua Chafin had one child: Winnie D. Chaffin who married Peter M. Scott. Winnie is buried Single Springs Cemetery, Franklin Co, Alabama, Find a Grave Memorial #40822908,

William Arthur Gober and Rebecca Clementine "Clemmie" Hill Chaffin had one child:

1. Miley Modena Gober (1868-1922) married Robert Henderson Rea, brother of Nathan Augustus Rea who married Miley's half-sister Virginia Davis Gober. Miley and Robert are buried Gober Cemetery aka Rea-Gober Cemetery, Vina, Franklin Co, Alabama. After Miley's death, Robert married Lela unknown and had 2 children with her. Robert died in 1960.

Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969
Name: Lucy Smith
Spouse: Wm A Gober
Marriage Date: 17 Dec 1854
County: Calhoun
State: Alabama
Source information: Hunting For Bears

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Wm Gober
Age in 1860: 25
Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1860: Western Division, Franklin, Alabama
Gender: Male
Post Office: Nauvo
[Occupation: Blacksmith]
Household Members: Name Age
Wm Gober 25
Almeda Gober 24
George Ann Gober 4
James F Gober 1

1870 United States Federal Census; June 7th
Name: William A Gober
Age in 1870: 35
Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1870: Township 7 Range 13, Franklin, Alabama
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Nelsonville
[Occupation: Farmer]
Household Members: Name Age
William A Gober 35
Rebecca C Gober 25
George A L Gober 14
Winna D Gober 9 [Rebecca's daughter with Joshua Chafin]
Verginia D Gober 8
Mila A Gober 1
Charle Bishop 24

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: William Gober
Age: 44
Birth Year: abt 1836
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1880: Franklin, Alabama
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Rebeca Gober
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members: Name Age
William Gober 44
Rebeca Gober 34
Virginia Gober 18
Millie Gober 12
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Gober (1811 - 1890)
  Nancy Wynne Gober (1815 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Clementine Hill Chapin Gober (1845 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Georgia Ann Louvenia Gober Ledbetter (1856 - 1939)*
  Virginia Davis Gober Rea (1861 - 1931)*
  Miley Modena Gober Rea (1868 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Arthur Gober (1834 - 1897)
  James Thomas Gober (1837 - 1899)*
  Mary Ann Rebecca Gober Osborn (1840 - 1871)*
  Sarah C. Gober Jordan (1842 - 1895)*
  Dorcas E. Gober Flake (1847 - 1871)*
  Martha Texanna Gober Osborn (1850 - 1904)*
  George Washington Gober (1852 - 1940)*
  Penelope Emmaline Gober Elliott (1855 - 1919)*
  Newton Jasper Gober (1859 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gober Cemetery
Vina
Franklin County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: BonnieGober12
Record added: Mar 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106068945
William Arthur Gober
Added by: Kathy Johansen
 
 
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- Ms.Nana
 Added: Dec. 5, 2014
In memory of my gg-uncle William Arthur Gober.
- BonnieGober12
 Added: Mar. 8, 2013
 
 
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