John G Goff

John G Goff

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 10 Mar 1896 (aged 69)
West Virginia, USA
Burial Reedy, Roane County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 74690323 · View Source
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He served in the Mexican War
Lost 3 children (Amanda, Emily and infant son) in a house fire:
Monongalia Mirror.
Morgantown, (Va.) Saturday, October 18, 1851.
Page 3, Column 2
Distressing Calamity.
The house of Mr. John Goff, in Wirt county, (Va.) was consumed by fire on Monday night last. Three of his children perished in the flames. Mr. G. and his wife were out visiting at the time of the occurrence
[This is not in the newspaper account but the childrens' charred bodies were found in the corner where a bed had stood]
Married 2nd to Luvena Pursley 08 Sep 1887 - One daughter Gurry Frances Goff Seaman


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  • Maintained by: Debra
  • Originally Created by: Barbara Nicholson
  • Added: 9 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74690323
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John G Goff (22 Mar 1826–10 Mar 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74690323, citing Reedy Cemetery, Reedy, Roane County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Debra (contributor 47442357) .