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 William Goodridge Venable

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William Goodridge Venable

Birth
Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA
Death 29 Feb 1908 (aged 88)
Falling Spring, Alleghany County, Virginia, USA
Burial Sherman, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 76816939 View Source
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William was born at "Haymarket" P.E. County, VA. Prior to marriage he attended Hampden-Sydney College and the Univ of VA. He married twice and moved to a plantation near Victoria, Texas in 1850 with his second wife, Sally Tucker Venable. He and Sally later moved to Sherman, Texas in 1887 where their son, Albert Sidney, was attending Austin College. His son, Rev. Albert Sidney Venable, a Presbyterian Minister, brought him back to VA & took care of him in his final years. He and Sally had 10 children, 3 of whom survived to adulthood. Their children listed in the 1870 & 1880 Texas census are as follows: Mildred, Paul, Sallie, William G jr, Albert Sidney, Moore, Wm. and Emily.



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