|Birth: ||Jul. 10, 1842|
|Death: ||Jun. 7, 1922|
EDWARDS CO, IL
JOINED: NOV 1, 1861
DISCHARGED FOR DISABILITY DEC 28, 1863
Theoren Gould, merchant, Bible Grove. Among the wide-awake business men of Clay County must be classed Mr. Gould. He was born July 10, 1842, in Edwards County, Ill.; son of Philander Gould, a native of New York, and a farmer by occupation. The mother of our subject was Sarah (Knowlton) Gould, a native of Virginia, she died in Edwards County,Ill. She was the mother of ten children, all living.
Our subject was educated in Edwards County. In early life he farmed, and at the age of nineteen entered the army, enlisting in the fall of 1861, and served faithfully till he was wounded at Jackson, Miss., when he was honorably discharged and returned home. While in the army, he participated in the battle of Shiloh, siege of Corinth, Vicksburg and other engagments. He was a Sergeant.
After the war Mr. Gould engaged in farming and stock-dealing, owning now over 600 acres in this and adjoining counties. Between 1878 and 1880, he opened the Bible Grove Grist Mill, and bought D. D. C. Pixley's general merchandising store in Georgetown, where he now does a thriving business. Mr. Gould was joined in matrimony May 25, 1865, to Miss Nancy A. Webster, who was born January 23, 1848 in Clay County, Ill. She is a daughter of Anderson and Sarah (Fulk) Webster.
Five children blessed this union, viz.: Chloe F., born June 4, 1866; Charley A., born June 10, 1868; Philander, born February 24, 1872; Sarah E., born February 23, 1877, she died September 26, 1879; and Lola G., born October 31, 1881.
Mrs. Gould is a member of the Christian Church. Mr. Gould is an A. F. & A. M., also an I. O. O. F.. and is at present, Commander of the G. A. R. Post.
Excerpt from "History of Wayne and Clay Counties, Illinois 1884 "
Philander Gould (1817 - 1890)
Sarah Lovellette Knowlton Gould (1816 - 1876)
Nancy A. Gould (1848 - 1926)*
Loren Gould (1838 - 1923)*
Theroen Gould (1842 - 1922)
Ervin Gould (1844 - 1910)*
Judson Indian Gould (1848 - 1903)*
Edson John Gould (1849 - 1931)*
Ansel Gould (1851 - 1929)*
Elizabeth Gould Lankford (1860 - 1935)*
Note: Co. 1, 40th Ill. Inf.
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