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Re: James Goolsby & Elizabeth Kirby
Posted by: James Goolsby (Jr.) (ID *****9667) Date: June 19, 2002 at 06:28:53
In Reply to: James Goolsby & Elizabeth Kirby by Jerry Farris of 890

Thomas Goolsby (Sr.) lived in area called Holman's and Goolsby's Creeks on the James River in Virginia as recorded in land deed of 1731; He was a land investor + planter.
Thomas's 3 sons Charles,John, and James fought in Revolutionary War in the Ninth Virginia Regiment; They were members of Morgan's Rifleman, a famous corps of sharpshooters.
Somtime before the War, young John married Mary Jefferson, sister of Thomas Jefferson; They had 3 children: John, Bennet and Mary.

James Goolsby (Jr.)


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