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Family of Rowland GOOCH (2) & Hannah COZART

4. William Henry GOOCH. Born on 23 Oct 1818 in Granville County, North Carolina. At the age of 47, William Henry died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 1 Feb 1866. Buried in Feb 1866 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

On 11 Feb 1841 when William Henry was 22, he married Judith McAULEY, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 16 May 1824 in North Carolina. At the age of 60, Judith died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 29 Jul 1884. Buried in Jul 1884 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. James Albert. Born in 1841 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

ii. Elizabeth F. Born in 1842 in Tennessee.

iii. Martha. Born in 1848 in Tennessee.

iv. Milbert. Born in 1852 in Tennessee.

v. Mary Calidonia. Born on 27 Oct 1858 in Tennessee.

vi. John.


5. Pinkney Y. GOOCH. Born on 17 Mar 1820. At the age of 24, Pinkney Y. died on 16 Aug 1844. Buried in Aug 1844 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Pinkney Y. married Elizabeth COZART. Born on 13 Mar 1823. At the age of 81, Elizabeth died on 29 Jun 1904. Buried in Jun 1904 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
20 i. James L. (1843-1915)

6. Martha Jane GOOCH. Born on 17 Jan 1822 in Granville County, North Carolina. Resided in House # 1536, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850.

On 31 Jan 1839 when Martha Jane was 17, she married Doctor Albert Gallatin HILL, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1813 in Williamson County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, Albert Gallatin died in Carroll County, Tennessee in 1893. Resided in House # 1536, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

Lived in house 1536, 13th District, during the 1850 Carroll County, Census.

Residence: Albert Hill, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee, owned 11 slaves during the 1860 Census.

Albert G. Hill is shown as owning eleven slaves during the 1860 Census.

They had the following children:
21 i. Kate Amanda (1840-1918)
22 ii. Richard J. (1842-1892)
23 iii. Meda (1845-1924)

7. Mary Ann GOOCH. Born on 28 Feb 1824 in Granville County, North Carolina. At the age of 62, Mary Ann died in Arkansas in 1887.

Mary Ann first married Riley TAYLOR. Born in 1823.

They had the following children:
i. Rufus. Born in 1851.

ii. M.R.H.. Born in 1853.

iii. Mary. Born in 1847.

iv. William R.. Born in 1849.

v. Hannah T.. Born in 1848.

vi. Martha. Born in 1845.

vii. Henry Clay. Born in 1846.

viii. Abner. Born in 1844.


On 17 Nov 1853 when Mary Ann was 29, she second married Samuel JAMISON Senior, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 20 Feb 1804 in Stanton, Virginia. At the age of 55, Samuel died in Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850.

Samuel Jamison (Jimmerson) was living in house 1541, District 14, during the 1850 Carroll County Census.

Will: I Samuel Jamerson do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at any time made.

First I direct that funeral Expences & all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any monies that I may die possessed of or may first come into the hands of my Executors.

Secondly I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas H. Jamerson one negro boy named Alge and one hundred acres of land off of the Horn tract one horse saddle & bridle Ten or twelve hogs one bed and bed stead one cow & calf.

Thirdly I give and bequeath to my Daughter Susan S. Darnall and her bodily heirs two negro girls one named Emely who has a child and the other a boy named Jordon two horses one bed and furniture six or eight head of hogs two cows and clales reserving unto Thos. H. Jamerson and M. W. Sedberry six hundred and twenty Dollars worth of the above property or of her proportional part of the estate providing that John D. Darnell should fail to pay the same debts they are bound for.

Fourthly I give and bequeath to my daughter Martha J. Sadberry two negro girls Crease and Caroline and bed and furniture two head of horses six Eight or ten head of hogs Two cows & calves.
5th. I give and bequeath to my grand child Robert Murphy Two negro girls Jane and Francis one of which has since give off has died to be made equal with the other children in the advancement with the exception of the horses and I want him at the age of fifteen years old to have a horse saddle and Bridle with seventy fie or an Hundred Dollars.

Sixthly I give and bequeath unto my son Robert L. Jamison Isaac a negro man and Waid a negro woman two horses ten or twelve head of hogs two cows and calves

Seventhly I give and bequath unto my Daughter Victoria Jamerson two negro girls named Sarah and Milla and to be made equal in the other advancements with those who have received the same. I give and bequeath unto my two.

Eighthly. younger children Patrick H. Jamerson and Samuel Jamerson to P. H. Jamerson I give negro boy George and to Samuel Jamerson I give negro girl Manena and to receive the same advancements of those having reced the same Any my wife to receive the abve property during her natural life or during her widowhood or untill they above named children should become Twenty one years of age then to go to the children.

It is also my will and desire that after paying all my just debts that the balance of my property shall be equally divided among all of my children taking into consideration the advancements heretofore given off and receave by the children receiving them.

Lastly. I do hereby nominate and appoint I. R. Hawkins Thos. G. Aven Albert G. Hill my Executors In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this the 2nd day of May 1860.

Samuel Jamerson (Seal)

J. F. Townes
W. R. Hamer



They had the following children:
i. Patrick Henry. Born on 30 Oct 1855 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 85, Patrick Henry died in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas on 14 Apr 1941.

On 7 Jan 1880 when Patrick Henry was 24, he married Sarah William POWERS, in Tate County, Mississippi. Born on 6 Jun 1862 in DeSoto County, Mississippi. At the age of 92, Sarah William died in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas on 14 Nov 1954.

ii. Samuel. Born in 1856.


8. Frances M. GOOCH. Born on 28 Dec 1828 in North Carolina. At the age of 34, Frances M. died on 13 Apr 1863. Buried in Apr 1863 in Mount Comfort Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860. Alias/AKA: "Fannie".

Frances M. married Robert H. HALL, son of Edward HALL (1782-) & Clarimon MORRIS (1784-). Born on 28 Feb 1820 in Virginia. At the age of 89, Robert H. died on 10 Jan 1910. Buried in Jan 1910 in Mount Comfort Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. James R.. Born in 1842 in Tennessee.

ii. William A.. Born in 1844 in Tennessee.

24 iii. Edward G. (1847-1919)
iv. Robert P.. Born on 7 Jun 1849 in Tennessee. At the age of 83, Robert P. died on 11 Jan 1933.

On 7 Nov 1871 when Robert P. was 22, he married Mary Emily AUTREY, daughter of Elder Elijah Henry AUTREY Senior (1813-1858) & Mary PARISH (1814-1872). Born on 20 Mar 1851 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 66, Mary Emily died in Cooke County, Texas on 25 Jan 1918. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

v. Albert E.. Born on 19 Jun 1856. At the age of 23, Albert E. died on 29 Jul 1879. Buried in Jul 1879 in Mount Comfort Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

vi. Elizabeth C.. Born in 1857. At the age of 12, Elizabeth C. died in 1869. Buried in 1869 in Mount Comfort Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Bettie".

vii. Riannah. Born on 16 Nov 1861. At the age of 15, Riannah died on 19 Aug 1877. Buried in Aug 1877 in Mount Comfort Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

viii. Fannie.

ix. Roland.


9. Rufus Coleman GOOCH. Born on 2 Sep 1830 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 75, Rufus Coleman died in Madison County, Tennessee on 21 May 1906. Buried in May 1906 in Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Madison County, Tennessee.

Military: Rufus Gooch served in the civil war in the Twelfth Tennessee Cavalry, under Col. Wilson, and was at Brice's Cross Roads, Harrisburg, and was with Forrest during his first campaign in Tennessee. He was captured once and was paroled.

Autobiography: Rufus C. Gooch, farmer, was born in Carroll County, Tenn., September 2, 1830. [For history of parents, see sketch of Capt. J. C. Gooch.] He was reared on a farm and received a common school education. He was married in Henderson County, Tenn., February 20, 1856, to Elizabeth C. Gordon, daughter of W. W. Gordon, farmer, and native of West Point, Va. The following are Mr. and Mrs. Gooch's children: Angus, born November 20, 1856; Florence E., born February 22, 1850; S. P. (deceased January 9, 1876), born November 15, 1863; Eva E., born October 22, 1875, and Eunice, born March 6, 1879. Mrs. Gooch was born in Henderson County, Tenn., November 16, 1837. Mr. Gooch served in the late war in the Twelfth Tennessee Cavalry, under Col. Wilson, and was at Brice's Cross Roads, Harrisburg, and was with Forrest during his first campaign in Tennessee. He was captured once and was paroled. He is a Democrat, and he and wife are members of the Missionary Baptist Church. He owns sixty-five acres of land, and has a pleasant and comfortable home

On 20 Feb 1856 when Rufus Coleman was 25, he married Elizabeth GORDON, daughter of William Wesley GORDON (1801-1870) & Emily MORGAN (1814-), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 16 Nov 1837 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 78, Elizabeth died in Tennessee on 22 Dec 1915. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1850.

They had the following children:
i. Angus. Born on 20 Nov 1856.

ii. Emily. Born in 1858.

iii. Florence E. Born on 22 Feb 1860.

iv. S. P. Born on 15 Nov 1863. At the age of 12, S. P died on 9 Jan 1876.

v. Eunice. Born on 6 Mar 1870.

vi. Eva E. Born on 22 Oct 1875.


10. Rianna GOOCH. Born on 3 Dec 1832 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Rianna died in Madison County, Tennessee on 28 Jul 1901. Buried in Jul 1901 in Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Madison County, Tennessee.

On 18 Dec 1850 when Rianna was 18, she married Alfred MORGAN, son of William M MORGAN (1791-) & Mary GORDON (1793-), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 3 Jan 1827 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 86, Alfred died in Madison County, Tennessee on 30 Nov 1913. Buried in Nov 1913 in Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Madison County, Tennessee. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in Oct 1860.

They had the following children:
i. William. Born in 1852 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

ii. Ann. Born in 1853 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

iii. Mary. Born in 1854 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

iv. Cora. Born in 1856 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

Cora married Albert Lafayette NOELL, son of Thomas Alexander NOELL (1812-1868) & Sophia MORGAN (1817-1877). Born on 5 Dec 1862 in Tennessee. At the age of 69, Albert Lafayette died in Ennis, Texas in 1932. Alias/AKA: "Fate".

v. William. Born in 1859 in Carroll County, Tennessee.


11. Milerett Alphonse GOOCH. Born on 17 Oct 1836 in Maury County, Tennessee.

In 1853 when Milerett Alphonse was 16, she married Alonzo Hood MONTAGUE, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1831 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Frances G.. Born in 1855 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

ii. John C.. Born in 1857 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

iii. Eugene B.. Born in 1862 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

iv. William R.. Born in 1865 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

v. F.. Born in 1869 in Carroll County, Tennessee.


12. Isabella GOOCH. Born in 1837 in Tennessee. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

On 11 Oct 1858 when Isabella was 21, she first married George L. GORDON, son of William Wesley GORDON (1801-1870) & Emily MORGAN (1814-), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1836 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 28, George L. died in Brices Crossroads, Mississippi in Jun 1864. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1850.

They had the following children:
i. William. Born in 1859.

ii. George.

iii. Gerome.


Around 1870 when Isabella was 33, she second married Joseph HOWARD. Born in 1836 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Ida.

ii. Bettie.

iii. Gooch.

iv. Joseph.


13. Captain James Cozart GOOCH. Born on 26 May 1842 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 69, James Cozart died in Madison County, Tennessee on 20 Oct 1911. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

Military: J.C. Gooch joined the Confederate Army and went out as second lieutenant of Company I, Twenty-seventh Tennessee Infantry, under Col. Kit Williams. He was elected first lieutenant after the battle of Shiloh, but in the latter part of 1862 was discharged on account of disability, and was authorized to raise a company of cavalry. He became captain of the company, and joined Forrest's command in 1863. He participated in many hotly contested battles, and was surrendered at Gainesville, Ala., in 1865.

Capt. J. C. Gooch was born in Carroll County, Tenn., May 26, 1842, son of Rowland Gooch, who was born in North Carolina in 1797. After attaining his majority, the father married Hannah Cozart, also of North Carolina. In 1822 he came to Tennessee, locating in Maury County, and became the father of five sons and seven daughters, our subject being the youngest of the family. Rowland Gooch was a farmer and died at his home in Madison County (where he located in 1866) in December, 1873. His widow died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Howard, in July, 1883. J. C. Gooch attended school until nineteen years of age; then joined the Confederate Army and went out as second lieutenant of Company I, Twenty-seventh Tennessee Infantry, under Col. Kit Williams. He was elected first lieutenant after the battle of Shiloh, but in the latter part of 1862 was discharged on account of disability, and was authorized to raise a company of cavalry. He became captain of the company, and joined Forrest's command in 1863. He participated in many hotly contested battles, and was surrendered at Gainesville, Ala., in 1865. February 24, 1869, he wedded Cordelia R. White, daughter of A. M. White, a farmer and cotton merchant. To Mr. and Mrs. Gooch were born the following children: Arthur M. (deceased October 1, 1878,), Hattie L., George R. and James T., born February 8, 1870; March 17, 1872; April 18, 1874, and January 19, 1876, respectively. Mrs. Gooch was born in Maury County, Tenn., August 6, 1849. Mr. Gooch is a Democrat, and he and wife are members of the Missionary Baptist Church. He owns 546 acres of land, and gives his chief attention to cotton raising.


On 24 Feb 1869 when James Cozart was 26, he married Cordelia R WHITE, daughter of Archelous M. WHITE & Harriet Daniel BRYANT, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 6 Aug 1849 in Collenka, Maury County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Cordelia R died in Madison County, Tennessee on 28 May 1918.

They had the following children:
i. Arthur M. Born on 8 Feb 1870 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 8, Arthur M died on 1 Oct 1878.

25 ii. Hattie L (1872-)
iii. George R. Born on 18 Apr 1874.

26 iv. James T (1876-1939)

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