Posted By:Virginia Watterson
Subject:Re: John Goolsby (Gouldsby) /Mary Jefferson
Post Date:May 16, 2004 at 21:38:40
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Karen I just found a paper I had in my file. I is History of Albemarel Co. on the Goolsby. It list Thomas Goolsby as one of the earlest settlers of the county. In 1732, Thirteen years before its organization, he patented twelve hundred acres on James River. In 1745 he sold more that five hundred acres to Samuel Shelton and in the discription
mentioned two tributaries of the James, called the Holman and Goolsby's creekThomas died 1774. He twice married, first being Lucy Bryant, his children were.William, Thomas,
Susan, the wife of a Childress,Ann the wife of Nowling, Lucy, the wife of a Saunders,& Elizabeth.He died in 1819 and his children were William, Tabitha,wife of Joseph Harlan. Tarleton. Wife Mildred daughter of Thomas Walker Jr., Sarah, wife of Thurmond, Susan wife of Davis, Fleming, Jane, wife of Samuel Herlan, Arthur, Mary, wife of Samuel Richardson, and Nancy wife of Phillips.