Person:Jonathan Goff (5)

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Jonathan H. Goff
  1. Jonathan H. GoffAbt 1809 - 1863
  • HJonathan H. GoffAbt 1809 - 1863
  • WMatilda Reese1811 - 1873
m. 28 Aug 1833
  1. Nancy GoffAbt 1834 -
  2. Martha J. Goff1836 - 1855
  3. William A. Goff1838 - 1917
  4. Thomas J. Goff1845 - 1874
Facts and Events
Name Jonathan H. Goff
Gender Male
Birth[5] Abt 1809 Virginia, United States
Alt Birth[11] 31 Jul 1811
Marriage 28 Aug 1833 Shelby, Indiana, United Statesby John Reese (Matilda's uncle]
to Matilda Reese
Property[1] 12 Dec 1834 Shelby, Indiana, United StatesPurchased property from father-in-law
Property[2] 16 Feb 1837 Shelby, Indiana, United StatesSold property
Census[3] 1840 Boone, Indiana, United States
Other[4] 1849 Boone, Indiana, United Stateswith wife, received settlement from father-in-law's estate
Census[5] 1850 Lewis, Missouri, United States
Property[6] Abt Oct 1850 Lewis, Missouri, United Statespurchased property
Property[7] 24 Jan 1852 Shelby, Indiana, United Statespurchased property
Census[8] 1860 Shelby, Indiana, United States
Death[11] 21 Jul 1863 Indiana, United States
Probate[9] 13 Aug 1863 Shelby, Indiana, United StatesSon William appointed administrator
Probate[9] July 1865 Shelby, Indiana, United StatesFinal settlement
Property[10] 4 Oct 1869 Shelby, Indiana, United StatesReal estate partitioned among heirs
Burial[11][12] Johnson, Indiana, United StatesSecond Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
References
  1. Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol C-E; FHL #1403459, Primary quality.

    E408
    12 December 1834
    Between Joseph Reese and Nancy Reese his wife of Shelby Co., IN
    and Jonathan H. Goff of same
    For $120 paid by Goff
    Reese sells
    a part of the NE1/4 of Sec 14, and East 1/2 N 40 of the same, T12, R5E
    and a part of the NW 1/4 of Sec 13, W1/2 N40 in T12, R5E
    estimated to contain 80 acres
    beginning 80 rods W of the sec corner dividing 14 and 16 running E 160 rods then S 80 rods then W160 rods then N80 rods to the plase [sic] of beginning
    Signed Joseph Reese, Nancy X her mark Reese
    Witness John R. Kerr, Benjamin T. Green
    Recorded 10 July 1835

  2. Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vols F-H; FHL #1403620, Primary quality.

    G88
    16 February 1837
    Between Jonathan H. Goff and Matilda Goff his wife of Shelby Co., IN
    and John Moore of Hamilton Co., OH
    for $350 paid by Moore
    Goff sells land in Shelby Co., IN
    NE1/4 of Sec 14, T12, R5E
    E1/2 of the N40 acres
    Also 40 acres in Sec 13, T12, R5E
    the NW1/4 W1/2 N 40 acres of same
    estimated to contain 80 acres
    Signed Jonathan H. X his mark Goff, Matilda X her mark Goff
    Witnesses Joseph Reese JP, Granville Reese
    Recorded 17 February 1837

  3. Boone, Indiana, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 297, line 15; FHL #0007722, Primary quality.

    Jonathan Gough, 1 male under 5 [William], 1 male 20-30 [Jonathan]; 1 female under 5 [Martha], 1 female 5-10 [Nancy], 1 female 20-30 [Matilda]; 2 in agriculture

  4. Probate Order Book, in Indiana. Circuit Court (Boone County), and Boone County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Probate records 1830-1925. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Volume C, p. 248-49, 273; FHL #320127., Primary quality.

    p. 248-49
    May term 1849
    James S. Hamilton admr Deb. non vs William Reese, Cornelius McDermot & Martha his wife Jonathan Goff & Matilda his wife, Alfred McKinzie & wife, Robert C. Dunn & Jane his wife, Granville Reese, Joseph Reese, Cristena Reese, Benjamin Reese, Lydia E. McDermot, Sarah A. McDermot & Mary J his wife, Mary Jane Reese
    Petition on final settlement to ascertain advancements to defts
    Comes now the said James S. Hamilton administrator deboris non of said Estate, . . . . and the following of said defendants appear and answer said petition to wit. . . . Jonathan Goff and Matilda his wife,. . . and that said Cornelius McDermot, Edward McDermot, Jonathan Goff, Alfred McKinsey and Robert C. Dunn had each received by way of advancement in the lifetime of said decd the sum of one hundred and seventeen dollars ($117.00) . . . .
    -----
    p. 273, Augt 14th, 2nd day, August Term 1849
    In the Matter of the Estate ofJoseph Reese decd
    on final settlement
    Comes now Jas S. Hamilton admr Deb. non of the Estate of said Dec'd and files receipts from the following heirs of said decd for their Distributive Share's in said Estate To wit
    One [receipt] from Jon. Goff & wife for $54.12

  5. 5.0 5.1 District 48, Lewis County, Missouri, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Gough, Johnathon, 39, male, farmer, b. VA
    , Matilda, 38, female, b. KY
    , Nancy [A?], 16, female, b. IN
    , Martha J., 14, female, b. IN
    , Wm, 12, male, b. IN
    , Thos, 5, male, b. IN

  6. Missouri. Circuit Court (Lewis County). Court records, 1833-1888. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977), Vol. 2, pp. 516, 579, 682; FHL #1015314, Primary quality.

    29 Feb 1848
    Robert Dunn, John Dunn, Harrison Seaman, Sophia Seaman & Calvin Harrison, Petitioners
    Vs
    Alvin Dunn, William Seaman, Robert Seaman a minor, The widow of Jackson Seaman deceased whose name is unknown and the unknown Heirs of Hannah Dunn and said Jackson Seaman are all deceased, Defendants
    Petition for partition
    Zephaniah Dunn died in 1846 in Lewis County, Missouri, seized in fee simple of Real Estate, to wit:
    E1/2 of SE1/4, S15, T16, R6W
    SW1/4 of NE1/4 and SE1/4 of NW1/4 of S 21, T16, R6W
    E1/2 of SE1/4, S21, T61, R6W
    p. 579 – October Term 1848, Same Plaintiffs & Defendants, with proof of publication
    Request sale of property because the parties in the premises sought are so numerous as to make partition impossible
    So ordered
    p. 682 – October Term 1850 – Sheriff reports sale of land to Jonathon Goffs

  7. Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol T, p. 163; FHL #1403625.

    Jonathan H. Goff Deed from Catharine Keely Exr
    4 March 1852
    Catharine Keely, Executrix and devisee of Samuel Keely deceased, late of Marion County of Indiana, of the 1st part
    and
    Jonathan H. Goff of Shelby County, IN of the 2nd Part
    -Whereas on 1 March 1849 Samuel Keely made a title bond to William H. Tucker and Squire S. Tucker of Shelby Co. in the sum of $380 to be paid to William H. and Squire S. Tucker
    -The condition of the bond is that if Samuel Keely or his heirs on or before 15 January 1851 on payment of a note Keely holds against the said Tuckers for $375 making with what they now pay $500 make or cause to be made a Warranty Deed of Conveyance, to convey to the said Tuckers the E1/2 of the SW1/4 and the W1/2 of the SE1/4 and SE1/4 of the NW1/4 of Sec 19, T12N, R6, containing 200 acres at the time said Keely makes the deed the said Tuckers secure by mortgage the balance of the money for said farm which the said Tuckers gives their notes for amounting in all to $1900
    -The said Keely reserves the use of a Meeting House lot one acre in the SE corner of said 40 acres which Meeting House now stands then the above obligation to be null and void else to be and remain in full force signed Samuel Keely
    -And afterwards on 7 Jan 1851 William H. Tucker and Squire S. Tucker assigned such writing for value received under their own proper hands by writing on the back thereof to Joseph Layton. And afterwards on 24 Jan 1852 Joseph Layton assigned said writing obligation for value received by writing on the back thereof to Jonathan H. Goff
    -Whereas Samuel Keely departed this life 31 Aug 1849 having made his last will & testament probated on 4 October 1849, naming Catharine Keely his beloved wife his heir and executrix
    -And whereas Samuel did not convey the said tracts of land during his life time except as in his will
    -And whereas the said purchasers of the said land have made full payment
    -Catharine Keely does hereby grant bargain sell and convey to Jonathan H. Goff the tract of land above described
    Signed: Catharine X (her mark) Keely
    Attest: William Keely

  8. Hendricks, Shelby, Indiana, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 655, Family 592, Primary quality.

    Goff, Jonathan, 49, male, farmer, RE=4800, PE=1000, b. VA
    , Matilda, 49, female, domestic, birthplace unknown, unable to read and write
    , William A., 21, male, farm laborer, b. IN
    , Thomas, 14, male, b. IN, attend school
    Dunn, Julia, 23, female, domestic, b. IN

  9. 9.0 9.1 Complete Probate Record, in Indiana. Circuit Court (Shelby County). Probate records, 1822-1918. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol. 6, pp. 507-515; FHL #1403379, Primary quality.

    In the matter of the Estate of Jonathan Goff, Deceased
    William A. Goff, Administrator
    Final Settlement
    On 13 Aug 1863, William A. Goff appointed administrator of the Estate of Jonathan H. Goff, Deceased, having filed bond of $2525, with Thomas H. Reese as his surety
    Jonathan H. Goff late of Shelby county, deceased, died intestate.
    (Inventory)
    This is a true and complete inventory of all the personal Estate of the said decedent which has come to my knowledge and also of the property taken by the widow on the 6th day of September 1863
    Signed William A. Goff

    Received of William A. Goff administrator of the Estate of my late husband Jonathan H. Goff, Deceased, the articles charged to me in the foregoing Inventory, this 11 day of September 1863
    Signed Matilda X Goff
    (Record of Sale)
    (Account)

    Final settlement, 5 Judicial day of the July Term, 1865
    Heirs:
    Matilda Goff $59.91 & 2/3
    William A. Goff $139.94 & 1/3
    Thomas J. Goff $139.94 & 1/3
    William J. Knight $139.94 & 1/3

  10. Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol. ZZ, p. 15; FHL #1403659, Primary quality.

    On 4 October 1869
    Pleas in Circuit Court in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN
    Matilda Goff, William Goff, Thomas Goff, and William J. Knight by his Guardian William Goff
    Expert Partition Report of Commisioners
    On the 8th day of October 1869 in Shelby Circuit Court the final proceedings in the above cause were had
    Report of the Commissioners appointed to make partition of the Real Estate of Jonathan H. Goff deceased
    -To Matilda Goff, commencing at the SE corner of the SW 1/4 of S 12, T 12 N, R 5 E, thence W 51 rods thence N 120 rods, thence E 12 rods thence N to the N line of said Tract thence E 39 rods thence S to the place of beginning containing 48 acres
    -To William Goff commencing at a point 51 rods W of the SE corner of the SW 1/4 of S 12, T 12 N, R 5 E, thence W 38 rods, thence N to the N line of said tract, thence E 50 rods, thence S to a point 120 rods N of the S line of said tract thence W 12 rods thence S 120 rods to the place of beginning
    containg 41 acres
    -To William J. Knight, commencing at a point 89 rods W of the SE corner of the SW 1/4 of of S 12, T 12 N, R 5 E thence W 37 rods thence N to the N line of said tract thence E 37 rods thence S to the place of beginning containing 37 acres
    -To Thomas Goff, commencing at a point 126 rods W of the SE corner of the SW 1/4, S 12, T 12 N, R 5 E, thence N to the N line of said tract, thence W to the NW corner of said tract thence S to the SW corner of said tract thence E to the place of beginning
    (diagram)
    Cost of Survey etc. = $23 to be paid by the parties proportionate as they hold interest in the lands
    Recorded 10 Feb 1871

  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Hougham, Ruth Trout; Daughters of the American Revolution. Alexander Hamilton Chapter (Indiana); and Robert Bradley Hougham. Cemetery records of Johnson County, Indiana. (Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library, 1986).

    Goff
    (2nd) Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Needham Township, S10, T12N, R5E
    Jonathon, 31 July 1811-21 July 1863
    Matilda (wife of Jon.) (dau. of Jos. & Nancy Reese) 11 Sept. 1811-19 Oct 1873
    Thomas J. 20 June 1845-30 Jan 1874
    Martha J. (dau. of J. & M.) 8 Oct 1836-11 Feb 1855
    Lavonia A. (wife of Milton) d. 1 Oct 1877, 40/01/05
    Nancy (wife of Wm. A.) d. 22 Aug 1873 age 32 yrs/8 m/6d
    Wm. A. 1839-1917

  12. Find A Grave, Memorial# 29057211, Secondary quality.

    Jonathan H. Goff
    Birth: Jul. 31, 1811, West Virginia, USA
    Death: Jul. 21, 1863
    Burial: Second Mount Pleasant Cemetery , Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, USA

    Parents:
    John Shelburn Goff (1770 - 1854)
    Anna Howell Goff (1778 - 1852)
    Spouse:
    Matilda Goff (1811 - 1873)