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MS>TX Goodrums
Posted by: Patricia Landwehr (ID *****2540) Date: March 27, 2002 at 09:39:21
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It has been a while since I have posted my Goodrum research interests. Below is an outline of what I have gathered thus far from census and other records and from others researching this family line. Any comments, corrections, additions, or questions will be welcomed!!!

The following descendants of Thomas Goodrum moved from Mississippi to Texas around 1851.
                                          
Thomas Goodrum b: Abt. 1786 in Fairfield CO, SC(age 61 on 1850 DeSoto Co, MS census and age 74 on 1860 Grimes Co, TX census) d: Bet. 1860-1870 in Grimes County, TX married to M. b: Abt. 1792 in MS (1850 census)?d: Bet.1850-1860 (not listed on 1860 Grimes Co, TX census)

Children of Thomas and M. Goodrum (According to another Goodrum researcher, Jane Goodrum Lacy's death certificate list mother's name as "Emeline Fuller" -- We have not yet found a record of Thomas Goodrum's marriage in the Mississippi Territory)

1. John Jefferson Goodrum b: February 11, 1811 in Jefferson County, MS d: Aft. 1880 in Milam County, TX m. either
Mary Edith Howard or Edith "Edye" Sparks (both listed in LDS family files)b: Abt. 1820 in TN d: Bef. 1880 in Milam County, TX
Children of John J. and Edye Goodrum:
Thomas Bailey Goodrum b: February 11, 1838 in Yalobusha County, MS              
Martha Ann Goodrum b: January 13, 1840 in Yalobusha County, MS m. John Viotal Davis July 16, 1876 in Limestone or Milam, TX              
Mary Matilda Goodrum b: August 27, 1842 in Yalobusha County, MS d: July 09, 1896 in Madison County, TX m. on 13 Nov. 1866 to Samuel Howard Lindsey (b: September 14, 1841 in Oxford, Pontotoc County, MS d: August 24, 1928 in Elmore City, Garvin Co, OK)
James Lyle Goodrum b: April 15, 1848 in Yalobusha County, MS d: December 17, 1910 in Madisonville,TX, m. 23 Feb 1876 in Milam County, TX to Eliza Jane Lindsey b: October 02, 1855 d: February 26, 1929 in Madison County, TX
Rueben Smith Goodrum b: October 31, 1850 in Yalobusha County, MS d: December 02, 1897 in Madison County, TX m. Sarah Wilkerson Thomas on 24 Dec 1891 in Milam County, TX
Laura Jane Goodrum b: December 16, 1853 in Limestone, TX, m. E. T. Bailey (b: Abt. 1848 in TX)on 18 Dec 1874 in Milam County, Texas
Sarah Frances Goodrum b: June 23, 1856 in TX m. Will H. Lovelace (b: Abt. 1855 in AL) 4 Feb1875 in Milam County,TX
Julia Goodrum b: 1860                     

2 Thomas P. Goodrum b: Abt. 1819 in MS d: Abt. 1863 in Grimes County, TX m. Julia Ann "Julie" Aldridge       b: Abt. 1822 in Alabama       m: December 28, 1847 in DeSoto County, MS d: abt August 1856 in Texas
Children of Thomas P. and Julia Goodrum:
Mary Angelina "Angie" Goodrum b: 1848 in MS m. Unknown Higgins                            
John? Goodrum b: 1850 d: Bef. 1860 (child on 1850 census of DeSoto Co, MS)
Thomas Joseph Goodrum b: September 17, 1851 in MS d: July 01, 1941 in Houston, Harris Co., TX m. Fannie Elizabeth Davis       b: February 16, 1854 in Florida       m: December 04, 1873 in Waller Co, TX d: September 24, 1940 in Houston, Harris Co., TX
Melveet Dockery "Mel or Mollie" Goodrum b: 1855 in Prob Grimes County, TX m. John W. Rodgers m: August 05, 1875 in Waller County, TX              
Julia Catherine "Kate" Goodrum b: July 07, 1856 in Grimes County, TX d: April 12, 1947 in Colorado City, Mitchell County, TX m. Francis Marion "Frank" Coe b: March 11, 1858 in MS       m: December 01, 1875 in Waller County, TX

3. Eliza Goodrum b: Abt. 1820 in MS m. (1)Unknown Griffith
Child of Unknown and Eliza Griffith
Laura Griffith b: Abt. 1845 in MS m. (1)Unknown Garrison and (2)Unknown Simmerl                            
*2nd Husband of Eliza Goodrum: Sam Hurlbut b: in Canada m: April 24, 1856 in Grimes County, Texas
Child of Eliza and Sam Hurlbut:
Samuel H. Hurlbut, Jr. b: March 1859 in TX m. Amanda Dora "Mandora" Riley b: December 1862 in AL m: May 27, 1880 in Waller County, TX

4. Francis Marion Goodrum b: December 1829 in MS d: Aft. 1900 in prob. Waller County, TX m. unknown
Child of Francis Marion and unknown Goodrum:
Minerva Goodrum b: Abt. 1869 in Waller/Grimes County, TX
m. Wiley Mitchell b: 1866 in AL

5. Rueben Goodrum b: April 09, 1834 in MS d: May 07, 1908 in Waller County, TX m. Fannie Rebecca Ann Page       b: January 16, 1846 in NC m: November 05, 1874 in Waller County, TX d: June 21, 1920 in Waller County, TX
Children of Rueben and Rebecca Goodrum:
Adam Goodrum b: November 18, 1875 in Waller County, TX d: November 18, 1875 in Waller County, TX
Ella Jane Goodrum b: November 15, 1876 in Waller County, TX d: August 09, 1885 in Waller County, TX
Ada Virginia Goodrum b: September 14, 1878 in Waller County, TX d: October 09, 1886 in Waller County, TX
Daisy Rosetta Goodrum b: September 14, 1880 in Waller County, TX d: August 26, 1963 in Alvin, Brazoria County, TX m. John T. Porter, Jr. b: May 25, 1874 in Osaka, LA m: November 29, 1897 in Waller County, TX d: March 08, 1954 in Alvin, Brazoria County, TX
Lilla Pearl Goodrum       b: August 03, 1882 in Waller County, TX d: September 21, 1883 in Waller County, TX
Rueben Beulah Goodrum b: July 22, 1884 in Waller County, TX d: September 21, 1885 in Waller County, TX
James Hubbard Goodrum b: September 13, 1886 in Waller County, TX d: February 24, 1966 in Ranger, Stephens County, TX m. Allie Page b: December 14, 1882 in Waller County, TX d: July 11, 1957 in Ranger, Stephens County, TX
Bessie Goodrum b: February 16, 1889 in Waller County, TX d: June 15, 1974 in Waller County, TX m. Harmon Yeats b: 1886 in MS m: October 12, 1912 in Waller County, TX d: 1951

6. Seaburn Goodrum b: Abt. 1837 in MS d: July 20, 1899 in Montgomery County, TX m. Bradbury (Seaborn had at least one child)

7. Mary Jane Goodrum b: February 1838 in MS d: September 08, 1926 in Harris County, TX m. Cisero D. Lacy b: January 1844 in TX m: 1887 in Waller County, TX       (Jane and Ciscero Lacy had no children, but helped to raise the orphans of Thomas P. and Julia Aldridge Goodrum.)


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