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William Goltry
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1826
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1903
Lucas County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Cordelia Youtsey. Son of Nathaniel Goltry and Elizabeth Fitzgerald.


Chariton, Iowa
December 3, 1903


Died in Russell, Saturday night, Nov. 28, 1903, at 10:30 o'clock, William Goltry, aged 77 years, 2 months and 24 days. Funeral services were held from the home Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock conducted by neighbors, and interment made in the Russell cemetery.

William Goltry was born Sept. 4, 1826 near Lyons, Steuben county, New York. He came to Jennings county, Indiana, when ten years of age. October 30, 1851, he was married to Miss Cordelia Youtsey. He enlisted in the Mexican war in 1846, serving two years. In 1853 he came to Iowa, driving through with an ox team. In 1862 he enlisted in the Civil War, serving as First Lieutenant of the 34th Regular Volunteers.

He was the father of ten children, six of whom with the bereaved wife are left to mourn the loss of a loving husband and father. For a long while he had been suffering from diabetes, which culminated in his death and for eighteen months he had been totally blind. He was one of the prosperous farmers of Lucas county, highly respected by all who knew him.

The surviving children, who were all present during his last illness and at the funeral are Mrs. Eva Murray, David and Charles Goltry, Russell; Wm. Goltry Jr., Loveland, Colo.; Mrs. Nellie Gittinger, Pleasantville, Mrs. Laura Gittinger, Whitebreast township. He also leaves three brothers and three sisters.

Family links: 
  Nathaniel Goltry (1794 - 1871)
  Elizabeth Fitzgerald Goltry (1798 - 1865)
  Cordelia Youtsey Goltry (1834 - 1908)*
  Eva Ann Goltry Murray (1854 - 1935)*
  Frank Goltry (1857 - 1901)*
  Mary Elizabeth Goltry (1859 - 1879)*
  Laura Goltry Gittinger (1861 - 1959)*
  William Frasier Goltry (1864 - 1944)*
  Nellie Goltry Gittinger (1866 - 1961)*
  David Goltry (1869 - 1964)*
  Clara Goltry (1871 - 1873)*
  Charles Clinton Goltry (1874 - 1935)*
  Albert Goltry (1877 - 1879)*
  Mary Goltry Whitcomb (1817 - 1895)*
  Margaret A. Goltry Powell (1819 - 1884)*
  Harriet Goltry Symonds (1820 - 1904)*
  Sarah Ann Goltry Dean (1822 - 1901)*
  David Goltry (1824 - 1840)*
  William Goltry (1826 - 1903)
  Elizabeth Goltry Griffith (1828 - 1904)*
  John Goltry (1831 - 1910)*
  Thomas Nathaniel Goltry (1832 - 1913)*
  Nancy Goltry (1835 - 1838)*
  Jacob Fitzgerald Goltry (1837 - 1914)*
  Philena Jane Goltry Sellers (1840 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Russell Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Skip
Record added: May 01, 2008
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William Goltry
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William Goltry
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 Added: Nov. 29, 2009

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