|. Robert Goad, c1742 - 1830s, s/o John Goad
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
24 Robert Goad,3 2 (John,2,Abraham,1)
. b ca 1742; d 1830's Maury Co, Tenn.
. m(1) Martha (Patsy/Patty) ____.
. m(2) 12 Nov 1824 Maury Co to Susannah Hood (some sources claim her last name was Donaldson).
. 1767, 25 Nov: Bedford Co, Va Order Bk 3, p 402: William, Robert, and Ab Goad, et al, and their hands to work on the road.
. 1771 Bedford Co: Robert mentioned in father's will.
. 1782-1803: Bedford Co tax lists, Robert Goad.
. 1785, 28 Mar: Bedford Co Order Bk 8, p 107: Robert Goad surety on peace bond.
. 1787 Bedford Co Deed Bk 8, p 16: Robert Cowan, Atty, deeded 103 acres on N side of Staunton River to Robert Goad.
. 1793, 15 May: Bedford Co Deed Bk 9, p 247: Robert Goad sold 51 1/2 acres to Joseph Toler.
. 1795 Bedford Co Deed Bk 9, p 530: Robert Cowan, Atty, deeded 92 acres on the N side of Staunton River to Robert Goad.
. 1804, 19 Oct: Bedford Co Deed Bk 11, p 1185: Robert Goad Sr and son Thomas sold 198 acres on the N side of the Staunton
. River to Joseph Toler.
. 1806, 15 Dec: Pittsylvania Co, Va Order Bk 17, p 304: Robert Goad vs Peter & Richard Bennet, petition for debt.
. 1807, 16 Jun: Pittsylvania Co Order Bk 17, p 482, same, petition for debt.
. 1807, 18 Aug: Pittsylvania Co Order Bk 17, p 523, same, payment.
. 1807 (about): Robert Went to Tenn, prob Williamson Co, near Columbia, when a portion became Maury Co.
. 1816 Maury Co, Tenn tax list, Robert Goad.
. 1817, Feb: Robert Goad Sr and Robert Goad Jr were appointed by the Maury Co court to a jury of view to lay out a road from
. Robert Sellers Ferry on Duck River to the head of Carters Creek the nearest and best way and to report to the next session
. of court. When the jury reported back to court 15 Aug 1817 Thomas Goad Sr and Thomas Goad Jr signed the docket.
. (This has been taken to be proof that Robert Sr and Jr were the same person as Thomas Sr and Jr, but it is curious that
. Robert Sr would have a son Thomas and a distinctly different son Robert who was also known as Thomas.)
. 1817, 20 Oct: Maury Co: Robert Goad (?Sr or Jr not specified) brought 148 acres from Samuel McLean for $97.50, on waters of
. Rutherford Creek and on a branch called Millers Branch. Wit: Thomas Randol, Abner Dodson, John Woolverton.
. 1820 Maury Co census, p 60, Robbert Goad, 001101-00011.
. 1829, 5 Sep: Maury Co: Robert Goad Sr sold 1 acre to William E. Davis for $7. Bounded by MacQuires, Davis, Puckett, William
. Polk's 5,000 acres. This was Luke Sellers' former farm.
. 1829, 14 Oct: Maury Co Deed Bk P, p 16: Robert Goad Sr deeded 31 acres on Millers Branch to Abraham Goad for $160
. 1830 Maury Co census, p 401, Robert Goard Sr, 01010000001-001001.
. 1831, 2 Mar: Maury Co: Robert Goad Jr bought 3 acres located on the west side of Rutherford Creek, from Robert Sr for $35,
. being the land Robert Sr had bought from Thomas Mahan. Wit: Michael R. Moore and Richard Goad.
. 1832, 20 Jul: Robert Goad Sr sold 18 acres on waters of Rutherford Creek for $92.50 to Robert Goad Jr. Wit: John Moore (or
. Moore or More) and Richard Goad
241 1. Thomas Goad, b 1760's, m(1) July Toler, m(2) Nelly ____.
. Lived in Maury Co and moved to Giles Co, Tenn.
. 2. Peter Goad, prob b prior 1768, poss m Nancy ____.
. 1786, 1790, 1791, and 1792 Bedford Co tax lists.
. 1803 Bedford Co tax list, Nancy Goad. (prob widow of Peter)
. Peter was poss the father of some of the unidentified Maury Co, Tenn Goads. These individuals are listed on the page for
. Thomas Goad (#241).
. ? 3. Elizabeth Goad, m 1790 Franklin Co to Wm Clement, Wm Goad surety.
. No proof she is Robert's dau, and she could be a d/o William Goad (#22) or Thomas Goad (s/o John Goad (#21)).
244 4. Robert Goad, b ca 1779 Va, m(1) Mary Mahon (Polly); had child by Ann Wolverton; m(2) Cynthia Fitzgerald (Syntha).
. Lived in Maury Co.
. 5. Nancy Goad, m 19 Jan (bond 14 Jan) 1797 Bedford Co to William Goad (#2221), s/o Nancy's 1st cousin William Goad and
. Jemima Goad. (Nancy was d/o Robert acc to marr bond, surety Thomas Goad, marr by Rev John Ayers)
245 ? 6. James M. Goad, b ca 1775-1785, m Margaret Shockley (Peggy).
. Presumptively a s/o Robert Goad, but not proven.
. Lived in White Co, Tenn, and after he died, his family went to Madison Co, Ark.
246 7. Richard Goad, b 1780's, m Nancy Towler.
. Lived in Bedford Co, Va.
. 8. Catherine Goad (Katey), b ca 1790 Va, m 12 Mar 1804 Bedford Co to John Meece, d after the Battle of New Orleans, s/o
. Phillip Meece. John Meece, Jno Meece, and Thomas Goad signed the marriage document. "This is to certify that I Robert and
. Patty Goad of Bedford County do consent for our daughter Catey to marry this said John Meece to the office in Bedford ____".
. 1820 Maury Co census, p 60, Catherine Mease, 320000-00010.
. 1850 Maury Co census, Dist 20, p 203, #708/708, Catharine Meese,60 Va, living with William C. Meese.
. issue: (supposedly 8 total)
. a. Phillip Meece, d prior 1850, m 29 Jan 1829 to Harriett Butt. Moved to Yolobusha Co, Miss.
. b. George Washington Meece, m Nancy Caroline Dorris.
. c. Abraham Meece, b ca 1812 Tenn, m Martha Frances Southall, b 1815 Va (but age 44 in 1850), d/o James Southall and
. Julia Flippin.
. 1850 Maury Co census, Abram Meece,38 Tenn, Martha L.,44 Va, Eliza P.,12 Tenn, William J.,10 Tenn, Charles W.,8
. Tenn, Catherine L.,7 Tenn, George W.,5 Tenn, Oseco,8 Tenn, Mary F.,7 Tenn.
. d. William Carroll Meece, b ca 1809 or 1815 Tenn, m Hannah ____, b ca 1805 NC.
. 1850 Maury Co census, Dist 20, p 203, #708/708, William C. Meese,35 Tenn, farmer, Hannah,45 NC, John W.,11 Tenn,
. Theopholus,10 Tenn, Caroline,8 Tenn, Calvin,5 Tenn, Pinkney,5 Tenn, M.M.W.5 Tenn, Catharine Meese,60 Va.
. e. Richard Meece, b ca 1817, d 1877, m(1) ____ Southall, m(2) Margaret Ann Duncan.
. There were a number of unidentified Goads in Maury Co, probably most related to Robert Goad Sr, above, but no proof of their
. relationship. These are listed on the page for Thomas Goad (#241), above, as some are likely his children.
. Note: Some sources say Robert m(1) Jane Dodson, but no documentation available.
. Ref: 1. "The Goads A Frontier Family", 1984 and 1995, Kenneth F. Haas, p 88-91.
. 2. Mike Goad's website contains the list of Maury Co deeds compiled by June Goad Worland.