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Alfred Fleming Goode
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1799
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1873
Marion County
Kentucky, USA

Alfred was a captain in the old state militia, and during the Civil War he was first a captain and afterward a colonel in one of the home guard regiments. He was also a constable in Casey Co, Ky for a number of years.

His father, Fleming Goode, was a native of Virginia. While yet a young man he came to Kentucky, first settling in Lincoln County, where he was married, but soon after removing to Adair County. Mrs Mary (Ward) Goode was born in 1818 and died August 10, 1863. Her father, Thomas Ward, was a native of Maryland and also was one of the pioneers of what is now Casey County, Ky.

He owned several farms in Casey Co, Ky on the waters of Casey Creek where he resided for some forty years, He sold these farms and purchased another farm in Marion Co, Ky and lived there until his death

Goode, Alfred 123 acres; Book 75; Page 151; date surveyed 4-27-1869; County Casey; Watercourse Woods Cr.
Information From:
Family Tree Maker, CD 650 Land Records: Kentucky, 1774 - 1924, The Kentucky Land Grants, Part 2, Chapter X, Grants in the County Court Orders, 1836 - 1924. CD 650 page number 1294

Good, Alfred 70 acres; Book Z; Page 94; Date surveyed 10-29-1829; County Casey; Watercourse Caseys Cr
Information From:
Family Tree Maker, CD 650 Land Records: Kentucky, 1744 - 1924, The Kentucky Land Grants, Part 1, Chapter VI, Kentucky Land Warrants, 1816 - 1873. CD 650 page number 569

Alfred Goode's Bible Virginia Library Digital Archives -- TIFF File, 7 March 2000
Fleming Goode buys property from Grundy, 20 Feb 1814 County Court House, Columbia, Adair Co,
This indenture made this Twentieth of February in the Year of our Lord and One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fourteen, between John Grundy and Jane, his wife, of Washington County and State of Kentucky of the one part and Fleming Goode of Adair County and State aforesaid of the other part, witness that said John Grundy and Jane his wife for and in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and twenty seven dollars twenty five cents to them in hand, paid well and truly by the same Fleming Goode, the receipt whereof they, the said John Grundy and Jane his wife do hereby acknowledge by there presents both granted bargained sold conveyed and confirmed and by there presents do grant bargain sell convey and confirm unto the said Fleming Goode and to his heirs and assign forever, a certain piece or parcel of land containing by survey, two hundred and twenty acres and seventy one poles situate lying and being in the aforesaid County of Adair and State of aforesaid on the South Side of the South Fork of Caseys Creek Warters of Green River, beginning at Ash and Sugartree corner to Thomas Evans on the North side of said Casey Creek thence S 39 E thirty four poles to beech on the South Side of the Creek, thence down the Creek with its meanders to a beech and Dogwood on the bank of the Creek at the mouth of a branch corner to James Saunders Land, thence up said branch with its meanders to a Stake called for in the deed made by William and Nathan Montgomery to said Grundy, thence North Forty five degrees E one hundred and ninety ? poles, to Sweet Gum and Red Oak Corner to Reuben Ball's Land, thence North Forty five west and hundred and eighteen poles to White Oak another corner to said Ball's Land, thence South Seventy Two west Eighteen poles to beech and ash corner to Wetherington, Thence North forty and West Fifty nine poles to two Sugartrees and Hickory corner Wetherington, thence South Twenty Two west Seventy poles to Sugartree and ash, thence South Thirty Seven West and hundred and ten poles to the beginning; together with all and singularly it's appurtenances and also all the Estate right title interest property claim and demand whatsoever of them the said John Grundy and Jane his wife of in or to the said Two hundred and Twenty its appurtenances to have and to hold unto the said Fleming Goode and his heirs to the only proper use benefit behoof of him the said Fleming Goode his heirs and assigns forever and the said John Grundy and Jane his wife the said two hundred and twenty acres and Seventy one poles of land hereditements and premises with their appurtenances unto the said Fleming Goode and his heirs or assigns against him, the said John Grundy and Jane his wife and their heirs and all persons claiming or to claim by, from or under them or any of them and all other person or persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and forever defend by this present, on Testimony whereof the said John Grundy and Jane his wife have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written present.
Signed: John Grundy and Jane Grundy
In Morning (?)
John Hardwick
Christopher Monday
I do agree to pay Mr Grundy the sum of Twenty one Shillings per acre for what Land may be over 188 acres 81 poles;
Surveyed for me by Mr Patinum till it comes to 200 acres.
Signed: Fleming Goode
In Morning ? State of Kentucky Adair County
I, William Caldwell, clerk of the County Court for the County of aforesaid, do certify that this Indenture of bargain and sale from John Grundy and Jane his wife was on the 10th day of 1814 proven before me in my office by the Oath of John Hardwick and on this day by the Oath of Christopher Monday. (Subscribing witness thereto) to be the act and Deed of the said John and wife, and that I have recorded the said Indenture together with this Certificate as required by Law witness my hand this 14th day February 1815
Signed: Wm. Caldwell

another date for his death is 9 AUG 1873

Comments from; Bruce Duffy
Married 3 times. James was Catherine's child. George was James half brother according to Anne English who is descended from George. Anne said that she refused to recognize the children from the first marriage and she wouldn't list them in her research. (Too many of them for her to keep track of!) Wives 1 and 3 unknown at this time. Mary Blanche Duffy (Todd) said that Alfred had 15 children all together. Goode family bible dates from 1722 - Mary Todd had it in 1960 and gave it to her daughter, Margaret Sherrill. Alfred listed his slaves births in it. He reportedly had 50 slaves. Goodes are those listed in Virginia Cousins according to Mary and confirmation of much will be listed there.
When Goode family moved to Kentucky they had a housewarming that lasted 3 weeks - mostly with family from Virginia and Carolinas being present. Alfred met Catherine at the housewarming.
Letter from Anne English: Births from Fleming on confirmed by her inspection of church records in Clementsville, KY at St. Bernard's Church, (Catholic Church)

Dates from Mary Duffy

Virginia Cousins gives birth as 1796 and death as 1871 "Removed to Kentucky at an early day and was a soldier in the war of 1812, and also did some Indian fighting."

note from
Alfred Goode is probably not buried in Goode Cemetery but rather in Ryder Cemetery, Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky. This is according to a publication of the Marion County Historical Society found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. I co-lead a group to Salt Lake City for the St. Louis Genealogical Society where I am the Information Systems Director. 
Family links: 
  Fleming Goode (1774 - 1858)
  Rhoda Peyton Goode (1775 - 1810)
  Catherine Wethington Goode (1799 - 1843)*
  Mary Goode (1813 - 1896)*
  Mary Polly Ward Goode (1818 - 1863)*
  Drucilla Goode Clements (1823 - 1862)*
  Edmund Randolph Goode (1824 - 1895)*
  James T. Goode (1826 - 1877)*
  Rhoda Ann Goode Posey (1828 - 1862)*
  George Washington Goode (1836 - 1932)*
  Mary M Goode Wethington (1837 - 1878)*
  Thomas Jefferson Goode (1844 - 1910)*
  Elizabeth Catherine Goode Wethington (1845 - 1916)*
  Susan Caroline Goode Wayne (1849 - 1909)*
  Alfred Fleming Goode (1799 - 1873)
  Edmund Goode (1807 - 1855)*
  Minervia Dorothy Goode Wethington (1813 - 1844)**
  Greene Goode (1815 - 1838)**
*Calculated relationship
Ryder Cemetery
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Lawrence Clements
Record added: May 09, 2012
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