Abraham Goad, 1740 - 1816, s/o John Goad
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author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

23    Abraham Goad,3                                                                                                                      2  (John,2,Abraham,1)

             b 1740 Lunenberg Co, Va; d 1816 Anderson Co, Tenn, bur Vanderpool Cem, Scott Co, Tenn.
                Some refs give his birth date as 11 Apr 1740, and death date as 8 Jan 1816, but no source given, and these dates are recorded as
                fact at
www.findagrave.com.  See picture of his tombstone below.
            
m Anne (?Ayers).  (some refs give her parents as Nathaniel and Rhoda Ayers, but no evidence given)

             1771, 28 Mar: Pittsylvania Co, Va Deed Bk 2, p 146: Abraham Goad of Bedford Co purchased 250 acres from John Fowler of
                       Bedford Co.
             1773 Fincastle Co, Va tithable list: Abraham Goad (2 entries).
             1774, 4 Mar: Pittsylvania Co Deed Bk 4, p 378 (rec 24 Jul 1777): Abraham Goad and wife Anne of Montgomery Co sold 240
                       acres on Clay Branch to David Ross of Dinwidee Co.  Wit: George Herndon, John Goad, and William Goad.
             1774, 1 Dec: Montgomery Co Plat Bk A, p 143: Abraham Goad obtained land grant of 106 acres on north side of Burk's Fork in
                       present day Carroll Co (then Fincastle-Montgomery) near brother-in-law John Cock.
             1775 Abraham Goad obtained land grant in Montgomery Co.
             1777, 3 Mar: Pittsylvania Co Deed Bk 4, p 378: Abraham and Anne Goad of Montgomery deeded 240 acres to David Ross.  Wit:
                       William Goad and John Goad.
             1777 Montgomery Co militia list, Abraham & Abram Goad.
             1778 Montgomery Co militia list, Abrah Goad.
             1781 Montgomery Co militia list, Abram Goad.
             1782, 11 Oct: Montgomery Co Plat Bk B, p 17: Abraham Goad patented 316 acres on Greasy Creek of New River in Montgom-
                       ery Co.
             1788, 5 Nov: Montgomery Co Court Order Bk 4, p 28: Abram Goard made claim for killing one wolf.
             1789, 3 Nov: Montgomery Co Court Order Bk 4, p 64: Abram Goad made claim for killing 1 old wolf.
             1789, 3 Nov: Montgomery Co Court Order Bk 4, p 93: Abram Goad assignee, Aron Collier's claim for 1 old wolf.
             1781-90 Abraham Goad on Montgomery Co tax lists, including:
             1788, 30 Oct: Montgomery Co tax list C: Abraham Goad, no WM 16-21, no slaves, 8 horses.
             1789 Montgomery Co tax list C: Abraham Goad, no WM 16-21, no slaves, 7 horses, living on Greasy, Burks Fork, Reed Island
                      Creek.
             1789, 2 Oct: Bedford Co Deed Bk 6, p 238 (rec 26 Oct): Abraham Goad sold 30 acres to Joseph Towler.  This was the inheritance
                       from his father.  Wit: George Hirndon, Robert Goad, William Ellis.
             1789 Montgomery Co: Abraham Goad made claim for killing wolf.
             1792/93 Montgomery Co tax list N: Abraham Goad.
             1793 Wythe Co tax list A: Abraham Goad, 1 tithable.
             1794-97 Grayson Co tax lists: Abraham Goad, 1 tithable.
             1797, 25 Feb: Grayson Co Plat Bk 1, p 94: Abraham Goad entered land grant of 555 acres on north branch of Burks Fork (made
                       while in Montgomery Co) adjoining Andrew Cock's land.
             1798 Grayson Co tax list: Abraham Goad, 2 tithables.
             1799 Grayson Co tax list: Abraham Goad, 1 tithable.
             1800 Grayson Co Land Grants Bk 43, p 300: Abraham Goad obtained 555 acres on Burk Fork.
             1800 Grayson Co tax list: Abraham Goad, 2 tithables.
             1801 Grayson Co tax list: Abraham Goad, 1 tithable.
             1801, 5 Nov: Montgomery Co Court Order Bk 13, p 45: Abram Goad made claim for 1 old wolf killed by John Hardy.
             1800-06 Montgomery Co Land Bks: Abram Goad, 200 acres, $100 value, tax $.48.
             1801, 21 Sep: Grayson Co: Abraham Goad sold 555 acres on Burks Fork to John Robinson Sr.
             1801 Montgomery Co: Abraham Goad made claim for killing wolf.
             1802 Grayson Co tax list: Abraham Goad, 2 tithables.
             1802, 24 Jul: Grayson Co Deed Bk 1, p 36: Abraham Goad purchased 190 acres on Big Reed Island from John Burk.
             1808, 2 Mar: Anderson Co, Tenn: Abraham Goad & Wm Moore, warrant #1, 100 acres, entry #212, State of Tenn, 4th Dist:
                       Abraham Goad entered 100 acres of land & improvements theron, upon which he now lives on the waters of the Cumber-
                       land River.
             1808, 1 Aug: Anderson Co Deed Bk: Survey for Abraham Goad, 100 acres on North side of New River including the bend.
                       Chainmen: Randolph Losson and Heirs Goad.  Deed delivered to Stephen Elsie 18 Oct 1810.
             1808, 2 Aug: (Overton Co, Tenn deed) Survey for Abraham Goad, 125 acres on Paint Rock Creek.  Chainmen: Heirs Goad and
                       Randolph Losson.
             1812 Anderson Co, Tenn: Abraham Goad obtained a land grant.
             1816, 8 Jan (Monday): Anderson Co court minutes: last will and testament of Abraham Goad was proved in open court and
                       ordered to be registered.  The will has been lost, and only this reference survives.

             issue:

  231    
1.   James Goad, b ca 1758 Va (prob 1760's), m Mary Collier.

            
2.   Elizabeth Goad, b ca 1755 Va (prob 1760's), m 17 Feb 1787 Montgomery Co to William E. Hughett, b 1758 Pa, d 1837
                   Floyd Co, Va.

            
3.   Catherine (Kate) Goad, b ca 1764 Va (prob Bedford Co), m 2 Jun 1789 Montgomery Co to Jacob Nester (#11), b 14 Mar
                   1766 Berks Co, Pa, d 1823 Patrick Co, Va, d/o Johann
Frederick Nester and Maria Barbara____.
                   They lived in Montgomery Co, Va.

            
4.   Anne (Anna) Goad, m 1 Aug 1793 Montgomery Co Robert (Robin) Lawson.
                   Moved to Anderson Co, Tenn ca 1802.

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5.   Isham (Isom) Goad, b ca 1774, m Nancy Reynolds.
                   Moved to White Co, Tenn.

            
6.   Mary (Polly) Goad, b 1770's, m 9 Jan 1798 Montgomery Co to Thomas Phillips (#4211), b 1768 Va, s/o her 2nd cousin
                   Tobias Phillips and Margaret (Peggy) ?Jennings.

  233    
7.   Ayers Goad, b ca 1780 Va, m Edith Collier.
                   Moved to Monroe Co, Tenn and to Greene Co, Ind.

  234    
8.   Joshua Goad, b 30 Mar 1786 Grayson Co, Va, m Sarah (Sallie) Smiddy.
                   Lived in Campbell Co and Scott Co, Tenn.

             Other probable sons or grandsons of Abraham Goad:

  235 ? 
9.   John Goad, b 1770's.
                   Listed on the 1805 Anderson Co, Tenn petition.
                   Prob  the father of
Hiram Goad (#2351), Ephraim Goad (#2354), Aaron Goad (#2355), and others.

  236 ?
10.   Aaron Goad, prob b early 1790's or earlier.
                   He could be the same as
Aaron Goad (#2355), prob s/o above John Goad.
                   In White Co, Tenn in 1812, when he was "of Clay Co, Mo".




           Note: 
Hiram Goad (#2351), b ca 1798-00 Va, was considered previously to be Abraham's son, but he is most likely the s/o Abra-
                      ham's son
John Goad (#235).


           Ref:  1.  "
The Goads A Frontier Family", 1984 and 1995, Kenneth F. Haas
                    2.   A great-grandson of Ayers Goad said his mother was a Sevier, although there isn't an Ann in the list of Valentine Sevier's
                          children.  (letter by Thomas Jones, s/o Francis Goad and Robert H. Goad, and provided by Viola H. Jones)
Image from www.findagrave.com