|. Joshua A. Goad, c1777 - 1853, prob s/o William Goad
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
228 Joshua A. Goad,4 ? 22 (William,3,John,2,Abraham,1)
. b ca 1777 Va; d 21 Jul 1853 Carthage, Smith Co, Tenn.
. m(1) 9 Dec 1799 Bedford Co, Va to Sarah Towler (Sally), b 1770's. Stephen Towler surety for marr.
. m(2) Martha Witcher, b ca 1801 NC, d/o Daniel Witcher and listed in his will, which was rec in Smith Co, Tenn Will Bk 1814-16,
. p 7.
. 1800 Pittsylvania Co, Va census, Joshua Goad, 1 tithe.
. 1820 Smith Co census, p 60, Joshua Goard, 111210-21101.
. 1830 Smith Co census, p 50, Joshua Goad, 00101001-00110001.
. 1840 Smith Co census, p 224, Johua Gad, 000000001-000001.
. 1850 Smith Co census, North of Cumberland + East of C.F. River, p 217, #106/106, Joshua Goad,73 Va, farmer, $1500, Martha,
. 49 NC, John,34 Tenn, farmer.
. 1856-57 Smith Co Chauncery Court loose papers: Bill of Complaint by Henry Goad, exec of Joshua Goad's will against Parum
. B. Hawkins of Henry Co, Tenn, his wife Nancy, and their children Joshua, Harrison, and Penelope, against: John Goad,
. Stephen Goad, Martha Kirby and her husband Joseph Kirby of Smith Co, and Wyatt Goad of Macon Co, and the children
. of Betsy Kirby: Martha Ann wife of Charles Pruit of Macon Co, Jincy Frances Massey wife of Eli Massey of Smith Co,
. Joshua C. Kirby, Leonidas H. Kirby, Serelia R. Smith wife of Joseph A. Smith, and minors Swepson M., Sally, and Laura
. V., and the children of Anna Kirby: Anthony H. Kirbay, Sally Kirabay, Eliza Cook and her husband James Cook, minors
. Frances Kirabay, Leonidas and David Kirby of Smith Co, and Shepherd Kirby of Macon Co.
. 1860 census, Martha not located.
2281 1. Henry Goad, b 9 Oct 1800 Va, m Martha Duke (Patsy).
. Moved to Monroe Co, Ky.
. 2. Anna Goad, d prior 1850, m Joseph Kirby, b ca 1797 Va. Joseph m(2) Anna's sister Martha.
. a. Anthony H. Kirby, b ca 1829 Tenn.
. b. Sarah Kirby (Sally), b ca 1831 Tenn.
. c. Eliza Kirby, b ca 1836 Tenn, m James Cook.
. d. Frances Kirby, b ca 1838 Tenn.
. e. Leonidas Kirby, b ca 1839 Tenn.
. f. David Kirby, b ca 1841 Tenn.
. g. Shepherd Kirby. (Poss William, b ca 1830 Tenn)
2282 3. Wyatt Goad, b ca 1804 Va, m Susanna W. Kirby.
. Moved to Macon Co, Tenn.
. 4. Elizabeth Goad (Betsy), b ca 1807, d 1846, m Shepherd Wright Kirby, b ca 1805, d 1 Mar 1885 Clay Co, Tenn, s/o John
. Kirby and Nancy Anne Brown.
. 1850 census, family not located.
. a. Martha Ann Kirby, m Charles Pruit.
. b. Jincy Frances Kirby, m Eli Massey.
. c. Joseph C. Kirby.
. d. Leonidas H. Kirby.
. e. Serelia R. Kirby, m Joseph A. Smith.
. f. Swepson M. Kirby.
. g. Sally Kirby.
. h. Laura V. Kirby.
2283 5. Stephen Goad, b ca 1808-10 Tenn, m Susan Pankey.
. 6. Martha Goad, b ca 1813 Tenn, m Joseph Kirby, b ca 1797 Va. Joseph had m(1) Martha's sister Anna.
. 1850 Smith Co census, North of Cumblnd + East of C.F. Rivers, p 263, #707/707, Joseph Kirby,53 Va, farmer, Martha,37
. Tenn, Anthony,21 Tenn, farmer, William,20 Tenn, farmer, Sarah,19 Tenn, Eliza,14 Tenn, Francis,12 Tenn, Leonidas,11
. Tenn, David,9 Tenn, Juba A.,4 Tenn, Louisa,2 Tenn.
. a. Juba A. Kirby, b ca 1846 Tenn.
. b. Louisa Kirby, b ca 1848 Tenn.
. 7. John A. Goad, b ca 1815-16 Tenn, m 1852 to Susan E. Graham, d 1854 Ark. John went to Ark and returned to Smith Co,
. Tenn by 1860. He may have marr Mary J. ____, b ca 1830 Tenn, and moved to Monroe Co, Ky by 1880, see below. More
. likely he was the unknown Goad male who m 1870's prob Smith Co to Mary R.(?B.) Smith (Polly) (#Z6), b Mar 1834
. Tenn, d/o David Smith.
. 1850 Smith Co census, John,34 Tenn, living with father.
. 1860 Smith Co census, Dist 11, Dixons Springs, p 355, #831/831, John Goard,45 Tenn, laborer, --, $50, living with Jacob
. 1870 Macon Co, Tenn census, Dist 7, p 63, #114/114, John Goad,54 Tenn, mill hand, --, $1000, living with (?Tascal) Mclena.
. Or poss same as following, who was listed 5 doors from Henry Goad, above, however also could possibly be the John Goad
. (#3114), b ca 1815 Tenn, s/o William Goad. That John was in Monroe Co in 1850, but not located in 1860 or 70.
. 1880 Monroe Co, Ky census, Gum Dist, p 250B, #14/14, John Goad,69 Tenn, farmer, Mary J.,50 Tenn.
. ? 8. Polly Goad, b 1819 Tenn, d 1878, m Jacob B. Kirby, b 14 Jan 1817 Tenn, d 21 Apr 1897.
. (this couple not mentioned in above Chauncery court papers)
. 1850 Smith Co census, North of Cumberland + East of Candy Fork Rivers, p 270, #813/813, Jacob B. Kirby,33 Tenn, car-
. penter,30 Tenn, Henry C.,7 Tenn, Napoleon B.,5 Tenn, Jacob B.,2 Tenn, Ann E.,14 days Tenn.
. 1860 Smith Co census, Dist 6, p 321, #607/607, Joseph Kirby,44 Tenn, carpenter, --, $100, Polley,40 Tenn, Jacob,12 Tenn,
. John,3 Tenn, Martha,1 Tenn.
. 9. Nancy Goad, b ca 1819 Tenn, m Parum B. Hawkins, b ca 1811 Va.
. 1850 Montgomery Co, Tenn census, p 145, #171/171, P.B. Hawkins,39 Va, wagon maker, Nancy,31 Tenn, Ann Eliza,13
. Tenn, William H.,9 Tenn, Joshua,7 Tenn, Penelope,4 Tenn, Isabella,4/12 Tenn.
. Ref: 1. "The Goads A Frontier Family", Kenneth F. Haas, p 67-70.
. 2. Wanda June Goad Worland's notes, Mike Goad's website.
. She quotes a descendant of Joshua, Calvin E. Chunn, PhD of Fair Oaks, Cal: "Joshua Goad of Smith Co, Tenn was the
. son of Joshua Goad soldier in the 6th Continental Line of Va in Revolution...both of these Joshua Goad's were born in
. Montg. Co, Va". (no proof Mr Chunn was correct, no documentation given, and most current sources list him as a prob
. son of William Goad)
. 3. Meledie Gregory's notes at www.rootsweb.com
. 4. Chauncery court papers above entered on www.rootsweb.com by Evea Bachnak, email: Imevea@aol.com
. 5. "Portrait and Biographical Album of Sumner County, Kansas", 1890. This is the sole source of Joshua's middle name,
. and this source has a number of errors, including a birth place of "Colfax Co, Va" for Wyatt's son Henry, and a birth
. date of 3 May 1815 for his grandson Wyatt B. Goad, which should be 1845.