|. Aaron Goad, c1790-92 - 1858, s/o James Goad
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
B Aaron Goad,5 231 (James,4,Abraham,3,John,2,Abraham,1)
. b ca 1790-92 Montgomery Co, Va; d 9 Dec 1858 Carroll Co, Va.
. m 26 Feb 1822 Grayson Co to Eleanor Cock (Nellie), b 25 Nov 1790 Va, d 5 Mar 1888 Carroll Co, d/o Reuben and Rhoda Cock.
. (Rhoda's last name was Phillips acc to Ref 1 below, but I don't know the original source for that.)
. Aaron was a soldier in the War of 1812. After the war he may have been gone from the Grayson Co area, since he wasn't listed in
. the census, but no proof of this. His widow's 1878 affadavit states he was not previously married.
. 1814, 16 Jul: Aaron Goad enlisted for 6 mos as a private in Capt James Hoge's Co of Light Infantry, in Col Thomas H. Wooding's
. 4th Regmt Virginia Militia stationed in Norfolk. He was "sick in hospital" on 2 Nov 1814, and was discharged 8 Dec 1814,
. and paid off ($8/mo for 1 month and 6 days plus $0.25 per day for 18 days travel home to Montgomery Co, at 20 miles/day,
. for $14.04 total) according to muster roll of 15 Feb 1815. The previous info was also from the muster rolls, in which he was
. listed as "Aron Goard".
. 1820 census, Aaron not located.
. 1830 Grayson Co census, p 259, Aaron Goard, 310001-010001.
. 1840 Grayson Co census, Eastern Dist, p 292, Aaron Goad, 22100001-0101001.
. 1850 Carroll Co census, p 338, #293/293, Aaron Goad Jr,60 Va, farmer, $375, Eleanor,55 Va, Byram,17 Va, farmer, Clary,7 Va.
. 1851, 26 Jan: Floyd Co, Va: Aaron Goad applied for a bounty land grant for his service, stating his age to be 59, and that he enlis-
. ted Jul 1814 and had been honorably discharged 15 Feb 1815.
. 1855, 15 May: Floyd Co. Aaron Goad applied for additional bounty land, and swore that he was age 63. Solomon Slusher and
. Owen Sutphin testified to Aaron's identity.
. 1855, 26 Oct: Aaron Goad was witness for Mary Goad Nester's application for bounty land, for her husband William Nester's ser-
. vice in the War of 1812.
. 1859, 19 Jan: Carroll Co Will Bk 2, p 29: List of property for Aaron Goad, dec.
. 1859, 20 Jan: Carroll Co Will Bk 2, p 30-31: List of property sold for Aaron Goad, dec.
. 1862 Carroll Co Will Bk 2, p 152: Settlement of estate of Aaron Goad, with sons Hiram and Byrum adm. $50.65 was divided
. among 6 heirs, $8.44 each.
. 1860 Carroll Co census, p 88, #571/575, Eleanor Goad,65 Va, farmer, $100, --, Byram,30 Va, $100, $332, Iredell,28 Va, $700, $115,
. Clarisa,17 Va, --, $60.
. 1870 Carroll Co census, Eleanor not located.
. 1878 Ellenor Goad filed for a widow's pension, stating that Aaron was age 27 (?21), b in Montgomery Co, was 5 feet, 10 inches tall,
. dark hair, blue eyes, and fair complexion, when he was drafted in Montgomery Co on 1 Aug 1813, and that he was honorably
. discharged 1 Feb 1814 at Norfolk. Clarissa Jennings, Penelope Bolt, and Rebecca Nester testified that they witnessed Ellenor's
. and Aaron's marriage.
. 1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 31C, #173/173, Elenor Goad,69 Va (wid, mother), living with Byron C. Goad family.
B1 1. Hiram Goad (Hi), b 16 Jan 1822 Grayson Co, Va, m Rebecca Ann Sutphin.
. (He was b 16 Jan 1822 and d 17 May 1864 acc to his family Bible, as posted on the site below, but this is 1 month prior to his
. parents' marriage. I originally had a date of 16 Jan 1823, and don't know if this is a misreading of the Bible.)
B2 2. Henderson Goad (Uncle Hen), b 10 Sep 1825 Grayson Co, m(1) Rebecca Largen, m(2) Julia Ann Webb Goad.
B3 3. Tyre William Goad (Ty), b 15 Oct 1827 Va, m Julia Ann Compton (July)
. Moved to Morgan Co, Ky.
B4 4. Byrum Cox Goad (By), b 18 Aug 1829 Grayson Co, m Mary Martin Webb.
B5 5. Iredell Goad (Dickie), b ca 1832 Va, had children by Malinda Thompson.
. 6. Aaron Richard Goad. According to family tradition, he was accidentally killed as a youth when his mother was poking at him
. with a stick, and hit his eye, while trying to get him out from under the house. He was b 1845 acc to Ref 3 below.
. 7. Clarissa Goad (Clara), b 18 Aug 1841 Carroll Co, d 28 Feb 1907, bur Pine Grove Cem, Dugspur, m 5 Dec 1862 Carroll Co to
. Thomas Dalton (Spade) (#342), b 15 Oct 1837 Grayson Co, d 9 Oct 1918, bur Pine Grove Cem, s/o Clarissa's 4th cousin
. Thomas M. Dalton and Mary Henson Jennings. See pictures of her and Thomas' tombstones below.
. Ref: 1. "The Goads A Frontier Family", Kenneth F. Haas, p 40-41.
. 2. "Blue Ridge Heritage", 1982, D. B. Peterson, p 101.
. 3. Goad Family Bible. The online version says Hiram was born 16 Jan 1822, and this is about 1 month prior to his parents'
. marriage. I originally had a birth date of 16 Jan 1823, and don't know if the 1822 is a misreading of the Bible, or is correct.
. 4. www.findagrave.com, info by Donna Sutphin Armentrout.
|. Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
. Added by Donna Sutphin Armentrout