GOAD: Osborn (1859)

Submitted by: Kenneth Haas.
From “The Texas Baptist”
Osbourn Goad died 4 July 1859 near “Tennessee Colony”, Anderson
County, Texas in the 49th year of his life. Mr. Goad was born in
Maury County, Tennessee 30 Nov. 1810. He joined the Knob Creek Baptist
Church in 1832. In 1850, he moved to Nacogdoches, Texas and united
with the Mount Moriah Church. In 1856, he moved to Anderson County
and became a member of the Macedonia Church at Tennessee Colony. He is
survived by his wife and several children.
( Son Of Robert Jr. and Polly (Mahon or McMahan) Goad of Maury County.)
From the Lindsay News, Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma, August 1, 1913, front
“Goad Funeral Friday
     The remains of R.W. Goad, who died at Alex Wednesday evening, were
laid to rest in the Erin Springs cemetery at 12:30 p.m. Friday, a brief
fuenral discourse being pronounces at the grave by Rev. H.P. Haley.
     The deceased was 70 years of age, a native of Tennessee, and at one
time a resident of Texas.  He lived in Oklahoma a number of years.  He is
survived by a wife and several children.”
From the Alex Tribune, Alex, Grady county, Oklahoma, August 1, 1913, page
     M.R. goad, father of Goad Brothers, at this place, died last
Wednesday evening at eight o’clock after an illness of many months.  Mr.
Goad moved here from Lindsay last fall, and purchased a home just south
of town, at which place he resided until his death.  His body was taken
to Erin Springs for burial.  He had been a resident of Lindsay for many
years and was an honorable and upright citizen.”

Contributed by:  Cheri Shelton <bmr250@aol.com>

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