Descendants of Thomas Goss
Generation No. 1
1. Thomas1 Goss was born Abt. 17301,2, and died Bef. Aug 1816 in Granville Co, NC3,4. He married Frances Shearman, daughter of John Shearman and Catherine. She was born Abt. 17355,6, and died 17 Sep 1824 in Granville Co, NC7,8.
Children of Thomas Goss and Frances Shearman are:
2 i. Martha Patsy2 Goss. She married John Hobgood; born Abt. 1763 in North Carolina9; died in Webster Co, IN.
+ 3 ii. Thomas Goss, born Bet. 1750 - 1755 in Granville Co, NC; died Bet. 1833 - 1840 in Habersham Co, GA.
4 iii. Jemima Goss. She married (1) Unknown Cogstall. She married (2) James Kennedy 06 Jan 1807 in Granville Co, NC10.
5 iv. Keziah Goss. She married (1) Soloman Williamson. She married (2) James Cozart.
6 v. Shearmon Goss, born in Granville Co, NC. He married Rachel Badgett Abt. 178011.
+ 7 vi. Sarah Ann Goss, born Abt. 1760 in Granville Co, NC; died 04 Mar 1851 in Lauderdale Co, MS.
+ 8 vii. John Goss, born Abt. 1760 in Granville Co, NC; died Bef. Aug 1825 in Granville Co, NC.
9 viii. Mary Goss. She married Thomas Cozart 09 Feb 1791 in Granville Co, NC12.
10 ix. William Goss, born Abt. 1775 in Granville Co, NC13. He married Sarah Gooch 29 Sep 1800 in Granville Co, NC14,15.
11 x. Liza Goss, born in Granville Co, NC. She married Fowler Hobgood 10 May 1799 in Granville Co, NC15.
12 xi. Elizabeth Goss, born in Granville Co, NC. She married John Meadows 02 Aug 1808 in Granville Co, NC15.
13 xii. Rebecca Goss, born in Granville Co, NC. She married James Oakley 06 Dec 1804 in Granville Co, NC15.
14 xiii. Celia Goss, born in Granville Co, NC. She married Ransom Parrish 18 Mar 1809 in Granville Co, NC15.
15 xiv. Nancy Goss, born in Granville Co, NC. She married James Mangram 24 Sep 1807 in Granville Co, NC15.
16 xv. Fanny Goss, born in Granville Co, NC. She married Lewis Roberts 08 Jul 1814 in Granville Co, NC.
17 xvi. Elijah Goss, born in Granville Co, NC. He married Nancy Bullock Minor 04 May 1812 in Granville Co, NC16.
Generation No. 2
3. Thomas2 Goss (Thomas1) was born Bet. 1750 - 1755 in Granville Co, NC17, and died Bet. 1833 - 1840 in Habersham Co, GA17. He married Patsey Putnam Bet. 1775 - 177618,19. She was born Bet. 1750 - 176019, and died Bet. 1820 - 1830 in Habersham Co, GA19.
Child of Thomas Goss and Patsey Putnam is:
18 i. Benjamin3 Goss, born 06 Nov 1777 in Granville Co, NC19.
7. Sarah Ann2 Goss (Thomas1) was born Abt. 1760 in Granville Co, NC20, and died 04 Mar 1851 in Lauderdale Co, MS21. She married (1) Mabin Crenshaw 12 Dec 1784 in Granville Co, NC22. He died Bef. 01 Oct 1792 in Elbert Co, GA23,24,25. She married (2) George Anderson Aft. 1792 in Prob. Elbert Co, GA. He was born Bef. 177526.
Children of Sarah Ann Goss and Mabin Crenshaw are:
19 i. Mehala3 Granger, born Bet. 1785 - 1786 in Elbert Co, GA27,28; died Sep 1872 in Hall Co, GA29. She married Robert Evans 12 Feb 1807 in Elbert Co, GA; born 1767 in Amherst Co, VA29,30; died 08 Jun 1855 in Hall Co, GA31.
20 ii. Martha Crenshaw. She married William Bonner.
21 iii. Jemimah Crenshaw. She married William Spears.
Children of Sarah Ann Goss and George Anderson are:
22 i. Thomas3 Anderson, born Bet. 1792 - 1797.
23 ii. John Anderson, born Bef. 179732. He married Unknown; born Bet. 1800 - 181032.
24 iii. James Madison Anderson, born Abt. 1797 in Elbert Co, GA33; died 14 Sep 1857 in Tyler Co, TX34,35. He married (1) Basheba White Hightower 10 Dec 1818 in Elbert Co, GA36; born 06 Aug 1801 in Georgia; died Bef. 1835 in Autauga Co, AL. He married (2) Kerran Hodges 01 Mar 1835 in Sumter Co, AL37; born 24 Jan 1819 in Georgia37,38,39,40,41; died 23 Feb 1899 in Bosque Co, TX42,43.
25 iv. Sarah Ann Anderson, born Abt. 1802 in Elbert Co, GA44. She married Franklin Cook 21 Sep 1823 in Elbert Co, GA44.
26 v. William J. Anderson, born Bet. 1800 - 1810 in Prob. Georgia45; died Bef. Dec 1835 in Autauga Co, AL46. He married Martha Hightower; born Bet. 1800 - 1810 in Georgia47.
27 vi. Elizabeth " Louisa" Anderson48, born Abt. 1810 in Elbert Co, GA49; died Bet. 1850 - 1854 in Mississippi. She married Pleasant C. Crenshaw49,50,51 Bef. 1843; born 10 May 1814 in South Carolina52,53,54,55,56; died 05 Jan 1892 in Neshoba, Neshoba Co, MS57,58,59,60.
28 vii. Rebecca Anderson, born Aft. 1810. She married William A. Smith 01 Feb 1824 in Elbert Co, GA61.
8. John2 Goss (Thomas1) was born Abt. 1760 in Granville Co, NC62, and died Bef. Aug 1825 in Granville Co, NC63. He married Rahab Crenshaw 08 Nov 1785 in Granville Co, NC64,65. She died Bef. May 1833 in Granville Co, NC66.
Child of John Goss and Rahab Crenshaw is:
29 i. Sally3 Goss. She married William Hobgood.
1. WFT Vol 6
Thomas Goss Census & Legal Records
Granville Co, NC Deed Book C, p. 453, 3 Sept 1757. John Sherman to Thomas Goss for 5 shillings sterling, land patented to Thomas Mason 20 Apr 1745 and a part that was granted by deed to said Sherman May 30, 1757 containing in all 180 acres on s side of Stoney Creek. Wit: Robert Harris, John White.
Granville Co, NC Deed Book 2, p. 241. Ransom Parrish and wife, Cealey Parrish, sold their share in the personal property of Thomas Goss, decd, to which they were entitled at the death of his wife, Frances Goss, Sept. 17, 1824.
Sarah Ann Goss Census & Legal Records
1850 Enumerated in the 1850 Lauderdale Co, MS Census of James M. Anderson, shown as 90 years.
John & Rehab Crenshaw Goss Legal Records
John Goss' will was filed August 1825 in Granville Co, NC leaving his entire estate to his wife Rahab (Crenshaw) Goss.
Granville Co, NC Will Book 12, p. 467. May Court 1833. In the name of God Amen, I Rahab Goss of Granville County and State of N Carolina being weak in body but of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner and power following Viz first my will and desire is that after my death that my exctrs hereafter named should sell such of my property as they may think proper and out of the proceeds of such sale to pay all my justs debts. (2) I give and bequeath unto my Son in Law William Hopgood and my Daughter Salley Hopgood his wife all the balance of my property ...and hereby nominate constitute and appoint William Hopgood & Fowler Hopgood Exects to this my will and witness my hand the fourth Day of February 1833. Rahab Goss. Attest: ? Cooke. Recorded May Court 1833.
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