Gabriel Goad, c1772 - c1852, s/o John Goad
uathor: Michael D. Nestor, email:

216   Gabriel Goad,4                                                                                                     21   (John,3,John,2,Abraham,1)

               b ca 1772 Va; d prior 11 Oct 1852.
               m(1) ____.
               Gabriel "Good" m(2) 14 Jun 1803 Lincoln Co, Ky to Sarah (Sally) Williams, b ca 1786 NC, d/o James Williams.
                       Sarah's sister Catharine Williams m Feb 1817 to William Humphrey and prior to that had son Alfred Williams, b 1813, who
                       was apparently a s/o Gabriel's son William Goad, based on the fact that Alfred's DNA matches the Goad's, and an affadavit
                       by William's dau Malinda Goad Gibson, stating that Alfred was her brother.               
               Supposedly Sarah m(2) Samuel Doolittle, b 29 Jan 1792 Pittsfield, Vt, s/o Moses Doolittle and Elizabeth Buck.  Samuel had m(1)
                        Sabra ____, b ca 1798 NY.  The census records are consistent with this claim.  "Mary" Goad m 16 Feb 1852 to Samuel Doo-
                        little; this was apparently Sarah.

               1785 Gabriel Goad signed petition for the new State of Franklin in the Sevier bailiwick (east Tenn).
               1794, 6 Dec: Sullivan Co, Tenn Deed Bk 2, p 763 (rec 11 May 1795): William Goad conveyed 79 acres to Gabriel Goad as "a
                         good and gracious gift".  Wit: Lewis Goad.  Signed by William and Margaret Goad.
               1796 Sullivan Co tax list, Gabriel Goad, 1 white poll, 79 acres.
               1800, 23 Aug, Lincoln Co, Ky tax list, Gabriel Gourd.
               1802, 25 Jan: Sullivan Co, Tenn Deed Bk 6, p 342: Gabriel Goad sold 79 acres on Horse Creek to John Smiley.
               1808 Casey Co, Ky tax list, Gabriel Good, 100 acres, S Rolling Flk, 1 WM > 21, 3 horses.
               1810 Casey Co (formed from Lincoln Co) census, p 45, Gabrel Goad, 01110-01010-00.
               1812, 18 Sep to 30 Oct 1812: Gabriel Goad enlisted as private in War of 1812, capt Rowland Burk's Co of Ky mounted militia
                         commanded by Col Samuel South.
               1813, 15 Nov: Gabriel Goad of Lincoln Co, Ky, deeded to William Goad 79 acres on Horse Creek, Sullivan Co, Tenn.
               1814 Casey Co tax list, Gabriel Good, 100 acres, Rolling Fork, 1 WM > 21, 4 horses, land val $24/acre, $470 total value.
               1814-19 Gabriel moved to Perry Co, Ind.
               1820 Perry Co, Ind census, p 1, Gabriel Goad, 100021-00010.
               1821 Gabriel Goad voted in election in Perry Co, along with sons William and Haley, voting in Old Smith Township near Branch-
               1830 Crawford Co, Ind census, p 244, Gabriel Goad, 00010001-0000001.
               1840 Crawford Co census, p 455, Gabrial Goad, 000000001-0000001.
               1850 Crawford Co census, Union Twp, p 5, #60/60, Gabriel Goad,78 Va, farmer, $600, Sarah,64 NC, Emily J. Blackburn,16 (unk
               1852, 11 Oct: Haley and William Goad and John U. Williams posted bond and Haley appointed adm of Gabriel's estate.  Settling
                         of Gabriel's estate took a few years.  Probate records list his children and grandchildren.
               1860 Crawford Co census, Union Twp, p 158, #1169/1176, Samuel Doolittle,68 US, farmer, $1000, $430, Sarah,73 NC, Henry F.
                        Lynch,16 Ind, f laborer, James Mason,35 Ind, farmer, $400, $310, Lucinda,33 Ind, Maria,4 Ind, David I.,2 Ind.
                        (Samuel's wife in 1850 Crawford Co census, was Sabra,52 NY)
               1870 census, family not located.


1.   William Goad, b ca 1792 Tenn, m Elizabeth Ballard Davis.

2.   Haley Goad, b ca 1792-97 Tenn, m Susan Peckinpaugh.

3.   Mary (Polly) Goad, b ca 1795 Tenn, m 9 Feb 1817 Casey Co to John Updegrove Williams, b ca 1795 NC.
                     1850 Crawford Co census, Union Twp, p 6, #62/62, John U. Williams,55 NC, farmer, $800, Mary,55 Tenn, Adaline,18 Craw-
                              ford Co, Elizabeth,15 Crawford Co.
                     1860 Crawford Co census, Union Twp, p 16, #1192/1200, John W. Williams,65 NC, farmer, $500, $300, Mary,65 Tenn,
                              J.M. Smallwood,27 Ind, cooper, --, $75, Rebecca,25 Ind, Sarah J.,4 Ind, Elizabeth,2 Ind, Mary,1/12 Ind.
a.   Rebecca Williams, m ____ Beard.
b.   Gabriel J. Williams, b ca 1821 Crawford Co, m Hester J. ____, b ca 1824 Ky.
                           1850 Crawford Co census, Union Twp, p 6, #67/67, Gabriel Williams,29 Crawford Co, farmer, $200, Hester J.,26 Ky,
                                    Mary,6 Crawford Co, John,3 Crawford Co, James,8/12 Crawford Co.
c.   Mary Williams, m Benj Humphreys, her cousin.  Poss the Mary Humphrey,25 Ind, wife of Benj Humphrey,27 Ind, liv-
                           in Warren Co, Ill in 1850 and Mary Humphrey,32 Ind, wife of Benj Humphrey,36 Ind, living in Putnam Co, Mo in 1860.
d.   Catharine Williams, m ____ Huff.  Poss the Catharine Huff,29 Ind, wife of William Huff,31 Ky, living in Perry Co,
                           Ind in 1850.
e.   Adaline Williams, b ca 1832 Crawford Co.
f.    Elizabeth Williams, b ca 1835 Crawford Co, m ____ Reasor.
                        ? 1860 Crawford Co census, Union Twp, p 165, #1218/1224, James Reasor,36 Ky, farmer, $500, $280, Elizabeth,23 Ind,
                                    William M.,6 Ind, John W.,5 Ind, Mary A,3 Ind, Michael,1/12 Ind.
g.   Sally Ann Williams, m Henry Huff.
(1)  Allen Huff.
(2)  Nancy Huff.
(3)  Henry Huff.
h.   James R. Williams, b ca 1825, m 25 Jul 1852 Crawford Co to Joanna Dyer, b ca 1829 Ind, d/o John Dyer and Lydia
(1)  Loretta Williams.
(2)  Marietta Williams.

4.   (son) Goad, b 1800-10.
                     Possibly Morgan Goad/Gord/Good, b ca 1806-09 Ky, who m Elizabeth ____, b ca 1813-15 Pa.
                     However, the later census' consistently spell the name Goode.
                     1830 Crawford Co, Ind census, Milltown, p 232, Morgan Goad/Gord, 00001-0.
                     1840 Christian Co, Ill census, p 60, Morgan Good, 110001-11002.
                     1850 Christian Co census, Dist #22, p 127, #72/75, Morgan Gord,41 Ky, farmer, $200, Elizabeth,37 Pa, Jane,19 Ind, Benja-
                              min,17 Ind, farmer, William,14 Ind, Caroline,10 Ill, Thomas,8 Ill, Sarah M.,5 Ill, Preston H.,2 Ill.
                     1860 Christian Co census, Morgan Good,56 Ky, Elizabeth,45 Pa, etc.
                     1870 Christian Co census, Elizabeth Goode,56 Pa, etc.
                     1880 Christian Co census, Elizabeth Goode,66 Pa, etc.

                Ref:  1.  "
The Goads A Frontier Family", 1984 and 1995, Kenneth F. Haas.
                         2.   Cindy Rice's email,, sent to Ken Haas.