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Re: Rufus Goats Alabama
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: October 17, 2010 at 15:31:12
In Reply to: Rufus Goats Alabama by Paul Jarrett of 10

Hello Paul,

I am NOT related to this family in any way. Saw your post snd this is what I have found. All information from www.ancestry.com (pay to view site) unless otherwise noted.

1900 United States Federal Census
about James P Goats
Name: James P Goats
[James Goats]
Home in 1900: Justice Precinct 5, Ellis, Texas
Age: 42
Birth Date: Jun 1857
Birthplace: Alabama
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Name: James P Goats
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Name: Mary C Goats
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Marital Status: Single

Household Members: Name Age
James P Goats 42, head, b. June 1857, single, b. Alabama, father b. Tennessee, mother b. Alabama
James P<B> Goats 74, FATHER, b. Nov. 1826, married 50 yrs., b. Tenn, parents b. SC.
Mary C Goats 66, MOTHER, b. Sept. 1833, married 50 yrs, 11 children, 8 living in 1900, b. Alabama, parents b. SC
William R Goats 30, brother, b. April 1870, single, b. Alabama
Susan E Goats 31, sister, b. Nov. 1868, Alabama <++++++++
Margarett Goats 22, sister, b. May 1878, Alabama
Nellie Birdsong 1, niece, b. Dec. 1898, Texas, parents b. Alabama

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 5, Ellis, Texas; Roll T623_1630; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 29.

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Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969
about Miss Eliza J Goats
Name: Miss Eliza J Goats
Spouse: John E Birdsong
Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1881
County: Madison
State: Alabama
Performed by Name: J M Hilliard
Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

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1880 United States Federal Census
about Bluford Goats
Name: Bluford Goats
Home in 1880: Madison, Alabama
Age: 57
Estimated birth year: abt 1823
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Mary Goats
Father's birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Bluford Goats 57, head, farmer, b. Tenn.
Mary Goats 48, wife, b. Ala., father b. SC, mother b. NC
James Goats 23, son, works on farm, b. Ala.
John Goats 21, son, works on farm, b. Ala.
Samuel Goats 19, son, works on farm, b. Ala.
Eliza J. Goats 17, daughter <++++++++++++
Susan Goats 16, daughter
Robert Goats 14, son
Martha Goats 12, daughter
Eveline Goats 8,daughter
Margrett Goats 6, daughter

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: , Madison, Alabama; Roll 21; Family History Film: 1254021; Page: 86C; Enumeration District: 202; .

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1870 United States Federal Census
about James Goats
Name: James Goats
Birth Year: abt 1825
Age in 1870: 45
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1870: Cluttsville, Madison, Alabama
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Huntsville

Household Members: Name Age
James Goats 45, head, farmer, $800, $250, b. Tennessee
Mary Goats 37, wife, b. Alabama
James Goats 14, son, farm labor, b. Alabama
John Goats 12, son, b. farm labor, b. Tennessee
Samuel Goats 10, son, b. Alabama
Eliza Goats 8, daughter, b. abt. 1862, Alabama <+++++++
Susan Goats 6, daughter, b. abt. 1864, Alabama
William Goats 4, son, b. Alabama
Martha Goats 2, daughter, b. Alabama

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Cluttsville, Madison, Alabama; Roll M593_27; Page: 333A; Image: 235; Family History Library Film: 545526.

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1860 United States Federal Census
about James B Goats
Name: James B Goats
Age in 1860: 30
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1860: Northern Subdivision, Giles, Tennessee
Gender: Male
Post Office: Lynnville (Campbellville)
Value of real estate: View image

Household Members: Name Age
James B Goats 30, head, farmer, $350, b. Tenn.
Mary A Goats 26, wife, b. Tenn.
Mary Goats 6, daughter, b. Tenn.
James Goats 3, son, b. Tenn.
John Goats 8/12, son, b. Tenn.

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Northern Subdivision, Giles, Tennessee; Roll M653_1251; Page: 56; Image: 118; Family History Library Film: 805251.

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1850 United States Federal Census
about George Goats
Name: George Goats
Age: 80
Estimated birth year: abt 1770
Birth Place: South Carolina
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 5, Giles, Tennessee

Household Members: Name Age
George Goats 80, head, farmer, $2000, b. SC
Elizabeth Goats 63, wife, b. SC
Delila Goats 40, daughter, b. SC
James B Goats 26, son, b. Tenn. <+++++++++++++++
Louisa J Hubberd 14, ??, b. Tenn.

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 5, Giles, Tennessee; Roll M432_879; Page: 374B; Image: 139.

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from www.rootsweb.ancestry.com - free site:

ID: I211587
Name: James Blueford 'Bluff' Goats
Sex: M
Birth: 26 APR 1826 in Giles Co., Tennessee
Death: 27 MAY 1902 in Maypearl, Ellis Co., Texas
Burial: Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Ellis Co., Texas

Father: George Goates b: 1770 in Fairfield District, South Carolina
Mother: Elizabeth Roe Coleman b: 8 SEP 1787 in Fairfield District, South Carolina

Marriage 1 Mary Catherine Stephenson b: 15 SEP 1833 in Cluttsville, Madison Co., Alabama
Married: BEF 1854 in Lynnville, Giles Co., Tennessee
Children
John A. Goats b: 18 NOV 1861 in Lynnville, Giles Co., Tennessee
Elizabeth Jane 'Jennie' Goats b: 28 FEB 1862 in Cluttsville, Madison Co., Alabama
Susan Elizabeth Goats b: 19 OCT 1864 in Cluttsville, Madison Co., Alabama
William Robert Goats b: 1 APR 1871 in Cluttsville, Madison Co., Alabama

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ID: I211596
Name: John Ervin Birdsong
Sex: M
Birth: JUL 1861 in Huntsville, Madison Co., Alabama
Death: 16 MAR 1945 in Lawton, Comanche Co., Oklahoma
Burial: Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Ellis Co., Texas

Marriage 1 Elizabeth Jane 'Jennie' Goats b: 28 FEB 1862 in Cluttsville, Madison Co., Alabama
Married: 22 DEC 1881 in Madison Co., Alabama
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Name: Susan Elizabeth Goats
Sex: F
Birth: 19 OCT 1864 in Cluttsville, Madison Co., Alabama
Death: 10 NOV 1940 in Midlothian, Ellis Co., Texas
Burial: Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Ellis Co., Texas

Father: James Blueford 'Bluff' Goats b: 26 APR 1826 in Giles Co., Tennessee
Mother: Mary Catherine Stephenson b: 15 SEP 1833 in Cluttsville, Madison Co., Alabama

Marriage 1 John Ervin Birdsong b: JUL 1861 in Huntsville, Madison Co., Alabama

Married: 1900 in Maypearl, Ellis Co., Texas

posted 7-15-2010
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Hope this helps.

Regards,
Susan Nass
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