Person:Benjamin Goff (1)

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Benjamin Franklin Goff
m. 24 Aug 1811
  1. Benjamin Franklin Goff1816 - 1859
m. 9 NOV 1843
  1. Henry Franklin Goff1844 -
  2. Ellen Maria Goff1846 - 1893
  3. Mary Jane Goff1851 - 1914
  4. Emma Amelia Goff1859 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Benjamin Franklin Goff
Gender Male
Birth[2][4][5] 2 Oct 1816 Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
Marriage 9 NOV 1843 Palmer, Hampden, MAMarriage Intention in Vital Records
to Amelia Calkins
Death[3] 23 Oct 1859 Ware (town), Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Burial[6] Ware (town), Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Benjamin Franklin Goff was a book keeper by profession. He died at age 43 from typhoid fever. As a young man he aspired to go west. Although he never made it, his widow and all his children eventually relocated to California.

References
  1. Helen Turney Sharps Manuscript, page 207.
  2. Birth Record for Benjamin Franklin Goff.

    Most genealogies indicate Benjamin Goff was born in Sheldon, Vermont, due to the death record and tombstone, but the birth record is from the Richford, Vermont town records, which recorded the birth.

  3. Death Record for B. F. Goff. (From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives.).
  4. Most genealogies indicate Benjamin Goff was born in Sheldon, Vermont, due to the death record and tombstone, but the birth record is from the Richford, Vermont town records, which recorded the birth.