|. Abraham Goad, 1710 - 1779, s/o Abraham Goad
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
3 Abraham Goad,2 (Abraham,1)
. b 15 Mar 1710 North Farnham Parish (NFP), Richmond Co, Va; d 1779 Pittsylvania Co, Va.
. m Joanna (?Wheatley), d prior 1779.
. 1733 Richmond Co: Abraham Goad mentioned in his father Abraham Goad's will. He obatined land from his father's estate and sold
. part of it to his brother Peter, although no deed has been found in Richmond Co.
. 1753, May and June: Prince William Co, Va: Abraham Goad mentioned in court minutes, having been summoned as a witness and
. fined for failure to appear, and later acquitted after appearing to explain.
. 1769 Pittsylvania Co Deed Bk 38, p 545: Abraham Goad obtained a land grant of 374 acres on Frying Pan Creek, adjoining Dalton.
. 1779, 21 Sep: Pittsylvania Co Deed Bk 5, p 451-52: Abraham Goad's will proven (dated 13 Jul), listing daus Sarah Goad, Mary
. (?Shane/Shaw), Hannah Burdit, Elizabeth Collier, Judith Hollay, Ruth Dillard, and sons William, Abraham, Robert.
. 1. Sarah Goad, b 7 Apr 1735 NFP. Single in 1779.
. 2. Mary Goad, m ____ Shaw. (Her last name has been read by some as "Shane" in her father's will, but as Ken Haas has pointed
. out there were no Shanes in Pittsylvania Co and therefore Shaw was probably correct. There was a Thomas Shaw in the 1782
. Pittsylvania Land Tax list.)
. 3. Hannah Goad, m ____ Burdett. May have been married to the William Burdit living in the area. She did not marry George
. Phillips (#42), as claimed by many websites.
. 4. Elizabeth Goad, b ca 1755, d Jul 1830 prob Grayson Co, Va, m Aaron Collier (#1), b 15 Jan 1750 Bedford Co, Va (Lunenburg
. Co then), d 18 Jun 1842 Lee Co, Va, s/o William Collier. Aaron and Elizabeth apparently div or separated about 1800, and she
. stayed in Grayson Co. He moved to Lee Co, Va and m(2) Francis (Frankey) _____, and raised another family. Elizabeth's death
. date was given in an 1853 document filed by her son Shadrack, who was trying to get a pension based on his father's war service.
. (her middle name was not Berry, as claimed by many websites. Her son Dr Aaron J. Collier marr Elizabeth Berry)
31 5. William Goad, b prior 1760, m Mary ____.
. Moved to SC and later to Rhea Co, Tenn.
. 6. Judith Goad, b ca 1746, d Jan 1826 Montgomery Co, Ky, m prob ca 1732 Prince William Co, Va to John Halley, d 1802 Bed-
. ford Co.
. 1754-58: John Halley/Hawley on the pay rolls of Capt Thomas Waggoner during the French and Indian War, and on size roll in
. 1756, described as age 24, 5 ft 3 1/2 in tall.
. 1756, 9 Jun: John Halley served under Capt Waggoner at the Engagement of Monongahela, also known as "Braddock's Defeat".
. 1778, Jan - Nov 82: John Halley captured along with Daniel Boone and others at Blue Licks, Ky and held captive by the Shaw-
. nee Indians.
. 1791 Woodford Co, Ky: John Halley had 400 acres surveyed. This was land allotted to veterans of the French and Indian War.
. John gave his son Benjamin power of atty to sell this land in 1797.
. 1802, 27 Dec: Bedford Co (dated 4 Oct 1796): will of John Halley proven, mentioning wife Judah and children Benjamin, Mary
. Williams (wife of Reason Williams), Sarah Halley (wife of Giles Halley), John, Joshua, Susanna, Fanny, Ann, and Jacob.
. a. Benjamin Halley, b prior 1767.
. b. Mary Halley, b ca 1769, m 20 Jan 1795 Bedford Co to Reason Williams.
. c. Sarah W. Halley, b ca 1772, d after 1830 Gallia Co, Ohio, m 29 Jan 1794 Bedford Co to Giles Halley, b 1763, s/o Henry
. and Elizabeth Halley.
. d. John Halley, b ca 1773, m 28 Dec 1801 Bedford Co to Nancy Douglass.
. e. Joshua Halley, b ca 1775, m 6 May 1806 Clark Co, Ky to Sarah Jennings. Lived in Clark/Montgomery Co, Ky.
. f. Susanna Halley.
. g. Fanny Halley, b ca 1776, m ca 1802 to Strode Benefield.
. h. Ann Halley, b ca 1778, m ca 1802 to Newport Oldham.
. i. Jacob Halley, b ca 1785, m 19 Nov 1806 Lynchburg, Va to Charlotte McGeorge.
. 7. Ruth Goad, m Thomas Dillard, d prob 1820 Patrick Co, Va, s/o James Dillard, s/o Thomas Dillard of Pittsylvania Co.
. Thomas was in William Bobbitt's militia company.
. 1775 Thomas Dillard settled on Indian Ridge, Montgomery Co.
. 1782 Montgomery Co tax list: Thomas Dillard.
. 1788, 29 Aug: Montgomery Co tax list: Thomas Dillard, 4 horses, living near Aaron Collier.
. 1789, 20 Aug: Montgomery Co tax list C: Thomas Dillard, 6 horses.
. 1790, 2 May: Montgomery Co Survey Bk D, #266: 43 acres on Burks Fork surveyed for Thomas Dillard.
. 1793 Thomas moved to Patrick Co.
. 1820 Patrick Co Will Bk 1, p 200: appraisal of Thomas Dillard's estate.
. a. Sarah Dillard, m 1803 Patrick Co to John Branson.
. b. (dau) Dillard, who prob m William McMillian.
. c. Mary Dillard, m William Cock (poss s/o James Cock, s/o John Cock and Elizabeth Goad).
. d. Edward Dillard, b ca 1789, d ca 1826, m 12 Aug 1815 Patrick Co to Polly Daniel.
. e. Rebecca Dillard, b ca 1790 Va, d 4 Sep 1859, m 28 Jan 1807 Patrick Co to John Bolt (Mean Johnny), b ca 1778, s/o John
. Bolt. Rebecca and John separated in 1839.
. 1850 Carroll Co census, #439, Thomas D. Bolt,21 Va, farmer, $150, America,14 Va, Rebecca,60 Va.
. f. James Dillard, b ca 1792, d 1860's, m(1) 1 Dec 1815 Patrick Co to Mary Smith, d 1850's. James m(2) 1861 to Polly
32 8. Abraham Goad, m Rainey ____.
. Died in Rev War service.
. ? 9. Joshua Goad, d 31 Oct 1776. Served in Rev War.
34 10. Robert Goad, b 1750's, m Isabel ____.
. Moved to Grayson Co, Va.
. Ref: 1. "The Goads A Frontier Family", 1984 and 1995, Kenneth F. Haas.
. 2. "Carroll 1765-1815 The Settlements", 1985, John Perry Alderman, p 37-38, 50-51, 413.
. 3. "The Virginia Genealogist", Vol 29, p 21-27, "The Fifth Generation of John Halley of Bedford".
. 4. Erma Jeffers Hagan's (1907-2004) notes. She is a desc of Giles and Sarah Halley, and formerly of Huntington, WVa.
. (she was this author's 1st wife's aunt by marriage, and a member of the Gallia Co, Ohio DAR)
. 5. Janice McAlpine's email: email@example.com Info on Halley and Douglass family.