|. Abraham Goad, ? - 1778/79, s/o Abraham Goad
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
32 Abraham Goad,3 3 (Abraham,2,Abraham,1)
. b ? ; d 1778/79 near Durham, NC in RW War.
. m Rainey ____.
. Rainey reportedly moved to Tenn after 1786.
. 1773 Fincastle, Va tax list: Abraham Goad Jr.
. 1777-78 Abraham Goad took the oath of allegiance under Daniel Trigg at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co, Va. His cousin
. Abraham Goad (#23) also took the oath of allegiance and they were referred to as Abraham and Abram Jr.
. 1779 Abraham was heir in his father Abraham's will, receiving half of his father's land.
. ? 1782 Pittsylvania Co, Va land tax list: Abraham Goad, 180 acres. (although he apparently died a few years earlier)
. 1784, 19 Apr: Pittsylvania Co, Va Court Order Bk 5, p 78: "Raney Goad is the wife of Abraham Goad who died in Continental
. service and the same is ordered certified."
. 1786, 19 Jun: Pittsylvania Co Order Bk 5, p 323: "Rainey Goad is the widow of Abraham Goad who died in the service of his
. country and is allowed six pounds per annum which is ordered certified to the Governor and Council."
. 1804: Suit instituted by John Smith against Rainey Goad, Nancy Goad, and Milly Goad, to satisfy a debt with Abraham's inher-
. 1805: Pittsylvania Co Order Bk 11, p 220 and 313: Last record of the above suit. The plaintiff John Smith was allowed to recover
. 294 acres of land on Frying Pan Creek, formerly belonging to Abraham Goad.
. 1835 Owen Co, Ky: Edward Jennings applied for pension for his RW service. He stated that in 1778 he participated as a member
. of the Fincastle Co militia in a march to Hillsborough, NC. He was placed to nurse one Abraham Goad who was taken sick
. and afterward died (near now Durham, NC).
. 1. Nancy Goad.
. 2. Milly Goad.
. Note: Rainey's name given as Mary Elizabeth Rainey by many websites, although her first name was Rainey acc to the records.
. Abraham was b ca 1735 and d Jun 1786 acc to Jody Goad, but he supposedly died in the War, which would have been a
. few years earlier. This birth year is prob a guess.
. Ref: 1. "The Goads a Frontier Family", Kenneth F. Haas, p 12.
. 2. Wanda June Goad Worland's notes.