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John Jay Good
Birth: Jul. 21, 1827
Monroe County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1882
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Dallas Mayor, Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Good attended Tennessee's Cumberland University and studied law in Mississippi before he was admitted to the bar in 1849. He initially opened a law practice Marion County, Alabama, but with an inheritance from his father he settled in Dallas, Texas in 1851. The following year he was elected Commander of a Dallas militia group in the Hedgcoxe War. During the Civil War Good served the Confederacy as Captain of an artillery battery he organized. He was seriously wounded at the Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas (March 7, 1862), promoted to Colonel, and spent the rest of the conflict as a judge of Confederate military courts in Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Returning to Dallas after the war he was elected judge of the 16th Judicial District, but was removed from the bench as an "impediment to Reconstruction" by General Philip Sheridan. Good served as the Mayor of Dallas, Texas, from 1880 to 1881. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Susan Anna Floyd Good (1837 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Good Southworth (1871 - 1954)*
  Cerelle Good Thomas (1874 - 1949)*
  William Connor Good (1876 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 10, 2003
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- bob tarte
 Added: Sep. 17, 2016
PG John Good Served in Good's/Douglas Battery, Texas Light Artillery CSA. In FLT
- PG Brandon, CP Odd Fellows Lodge 193
 Added: Aug. 18, 2016

- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
 Added: May. 3, 2016
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