|. Robert Goad, 1750s - 1836, s/o Abraham Goad
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
34 Robert Goad,3 3 (Abraham,2,Abraham,1)
. b 1750's; d 1836 Grayson Co, Va.
. m Isabel (Granny Izzy) ____, b 1750's, d 1845. They were suposedly marr in Buncombe Co, NC, and tradition is that she was an
. indentured servant whom Robert "stole" in NC and brought back to Va. The story goes on to say that her master came to Gray-
. son Co looking for her, and when he found that she was married with children, stayed for supper and the night, and returned to
. NC without her. It has also been claimed that her last name was Spencer, but no evidence given, so this may be mere speculation
. based on son Spencer's name.
. 1777 Pittsylvania Co, Va, Wm Witcher's list, Robert took oath of allegiance.
. 1779 Pittsylavania Co: Robert was adm of his father's will, and inherited 1/2 of the land.
. 1780, 17 Oct: Pittsylvania Co Deed Bk 6, p 10: Robert Goad sold 100 acres on Frying Pan Creek (the part of his land obtained
. from his father Abraham) to Jeremiah Ward.
. 1781 Pittsylvania Co tax list: Robert Goad.
. 1781, Aug: Pittsylvania Co: "Ro" Goad assessed 11 lbs for furnishing clothes and beef for the army.
. By 1784 Robert moved to Big Reed Island Creek in the portion of Montgomery Co that is in present day eastern Carroll Co. He
. purchased land from John Cock, although the record has not been found.
. 1786 Montgomery Co Entry Bk B, p 351: Robert Goad, 49 acres on Big Reed Island.
. 1787 Montgomery Co tax list, Robert Goad, 3 horses, 11 cattle.
. 1788 Montgomery Co tax list C, 28 Aug, Robert Goad, no white males 16-21, no slaves, 3 horses.
. 1789 Montgomery Co tax list C, 21 Aug, Robert Goad, no white males 16-21, no slaves, 4 horses, living on Big Reed Island, Pine,
. and Snake Creek, Buckhorn.
. 1792, 1 Nov: Pittsylvania Co Deed Bk 9, p 544: Robert Goad of "Wythe Co" deeded remaining 80 acres to Jacob Hedrick, "being
. land got from father Abraham Goad by heirship on Frying Pan Creek". (This document establishes that Robert Goad of
. Grayson Co was the s/o Abraham of Pittsylvania Co.)
. 1793 Wythe Co tax list A, Robert Goad, 1 tithable.
. 1794 Grayson Co tax list, Robert Goad, 1 tithable.
. 1795 Grayson Co tax list, Robert Goad, 2 tithables.
. 1796-1800 Grayson Co tax lists, Robert Goad, 1 tithable.
. 1801-04 Grayson Co tax lists, Robert Goad, 2 tithables.
. 1802, 13 Nov: Grayson Co Deed Bk 2, p 15: Benjamin Yates sold 200 acres on waters of Big Island Creek, except 100 acres sold
. off, to Robert Goad.
. 1807, 24 Nov: Grayson Co Court Order Bk: Robert Goad was sumoned as a garnshee, saith he has nothing in his hands the prop-
. erty of the Robert Stubblefield, defendant.
. 1809, 19 Apr: Grayson Co Deed Bk 2, p 456: Robert Goad to Aaron Goad, 150 acres, Big Reed Island Creek, surveyed 7 Dec
. 1810 Grayson Co tax list, 31 Mar, Robert Goad, 1 white tithable, no slaves, 3 horses.
. 1815 Grayson Co pers prop tax list, 11 Mar: Robert Goard, 1 WM>16, 3 horses etc, 12 cattle, tax $.99.
. 1820 Grayson Co census, p 1011, Robert Goard, 000101-00012-1.
. 1826 Grayson Co, Rbt Goad obtained 60 acres on Big Reed Island Creek.
. 1830 Grayson Co census, p 259, Robert Goard, 0000000001-0000000001.
. 1836, Mar: Grayson Co Will Bk 1, p 462: Robert Goad Sr's will (dated 18 Jan 1836) was prov, listing wife Isbell, son Spencer to
. have the home place, dau Sarah and her husband (James A. Webb) to have the land over the river, son Aaron Goad, dau
. Mary and her husband William Nester.
. 1836 Grayson Co Will Bk 1, p 493: Robert's estate appr at $65.57.
341 1. Aaron Goad, b ca 1784 Va, m Rachel Dalton.
342 2. Spencer Goad, b ca 1785 Va, m Patience Dalton.
. 3. Sarah Rachel Goad (Sally), b ca 1787 Va, d 1850's, m ca 1801 to James Austin Webb (#1), ca 1782-83 Va, d 28 May 1870
. Carroll Co, s/o Henry Webb (Hal) and her 2nd cousin Susannah Cock? (Susan). James m(2) 26 Aug 1856 Carroll Co to Rebec-
. ca Edwards, b ca 1811 Grayson Co, d/o William Edwards and Elizabeth (?Bryson).
. 4. Mary Goad, b ca 1790 Va, d 25 Sep 1859 Carroll Co, m 9 Nov 1820 Grayson Co to William Nester (#C), b ca 1793, d 7 Sep
. 1842 Carroll Co, s/o Jacob Nester and Mary's 2nd cousin Catherine Goad (d/o Abraham Goad (#23)).
. She was recorded in Carroll Co death records (online version) as Mary Horton, b 25 Sep 1859, "age 62, of palsy, d/o Robert &
. Isbel Goad, informant Elizabeth Horton, daughter-in-law".
. Ref: 1. "Carroll 1765-1815 The Settlements", John Perry Alderman, 1985, p 84, 105-06, 159.
. 2. "The Goads A Frontier Family", Kenneth F. Haas, p 14-16.