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Re: goodrum's in texas
Posted by: Marty Cash Date: November 08, 2001 at 19:10:45
In Reply to: Re: goodrum's in texas by Kendon L. Clark of 423

WIlliam "Buck Goodrum 1811-1899 & Mary Richards Goodrum b. 1815 in Georgia were in Blountstown, Calhoun Co. Fa., near the Applachiacola river in the early 1830. They had 7 children:
Robert B Goodrum b 1835 d 1874 m. Elizabeth Jane Goodrum Craddock b.10-29-1932 d 7-12-1914 in Houston Co. Tx.
Robert Goodrum served in the Civil War with Co. B. 13 Regiment Texas Calvery & died in Limestone Co. Tx.
Child: Leonidas O Goodrum
James Clayton Goodrum
Robert Wells Goodrum
Elizabeth Jane Goodrum Craddock stayed in the Weldon area, Buried in Weldon Cem. Houston Co.
Benjamin Franklin Goodrum b 4-5-1843 - 3-3-1899 married Laura Robinson,
Emily. 2nd m. Mary Robinson sister of Laura, daughters of Charles & Harriet Clark Robinson.
Ben & Mary Goodrum had 10 child:
Burton Eugene Goodrum
Devilla Goodrum
Earl Benjamin Goodrum
J., Gould Goodrum
Marlow Goodrum
Barton Clark, Linnie Ola, O.K. Emma Jane & Mary Dixie.
Benjamin F. Goodrum was a farmer & worked delivering the mail. He cought pneumonia & died. Burial Antioch Cem. Houston Co., Tx
Thomas Van Goodrum 8-5-1850 - 1-17-1906 youngest of the Goodrum boys. married .Melvina (Babe) Hicks, youngest child of Littlebrry & Mary Edwards Hicks.Thomas Van & Babe Goodrum had 5 girls: Vanada Edna Goodrum
Mary Frances (Fannie) Goodrum
Mucie Dora Goodrum
Cora Goodrum
Elizabeth Goodrum
Viola Goodrum
Melvina died in 1887 Burial Antioch Cem. Houston Co. Tx. Thomas Van married Sarah Lucrita (Keet) Smith 1-25-1865-6-17-1939, daughter of George & Nancy Little Smith in
Children: Mary Agnes (Mollie,) Goodrum Thomas Chester Goodrum
William Glover Goodrum
Thomas Van Goodrum was active in farming, land dealings & had a cotton gin in Weldon, Houston Co. Tx. Burial Salem Cem. Houston Co. Tx.
Marion Goodrum b. 1833 married A.B. Cook.
Children Ed Goodrum
Bob Goodrum
Amelai Goodrum
Charles Goodrum
Sarah Goodrum
William Goodrum Elizabeth, 7-3-1848- 3-3-1915 No childred
Frances b. Goodrum 1834 & A.D. b.1846. Mary Richards Goodrum is buried in an abandoned cemetery in the Wm. Dillard survey east of Weldon on the John Hanna Place.
Vanada E Goodrum was married to Dr. Joheph Henry Nelson, in 1917 he bought 183 acres of the Wm. Dillard servey east of Weldon. The 61 acres that's still in the family belongs to Joni Cash Dillard. A Goodrm died & the paper said he had been a farmer. Relatives laughed & said he had never had a hoe in his hand, he was a gambler & boot legger.

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