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 page.
“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 4.
“DEATH OF M.R. GOAD
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