West Virginia Pioneers

Benjamin Franklin Good

Male 1861 - 1951  (90 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Good 
    Born 12 May 1861  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jul 1951  Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 


    • Benjamin F. God, of Ripley, Dies
      Benjamin F. Good, 90, of Ripley, life-long resident of Jackson county and a retired farmer, died yesterday in a Charleston hospital.
      He was the son of the late Alex and Nancy Booth Good.
      Surviving are five sons, Buenos of Miles Fork, Warren of Ripley, Boyd of Big Chimney and Douglas and Delmus, both of Charleston, five daughters, Mrs. C.E. Fields of Advent, Mrs Jerry Harris of Fairmont, Mrs Dobie Daughty of Charleston, Mrs E O Rhodes of Ripley and Mrs Alma Dietrick of Akron, O., and a brother, Alex of Advnet.
      The body is at Degnan-Kittinger mortuary in South Charleston.
      Charleston Gazette Mail, 13 Oct 1951
    Person ID I14717  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2018 

    Father Alexander Good,   b. May 1838, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Nancy Elizabeth Boothe,   b. Abt 1838, Russell County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1890, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1855  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Jackson Co Marriages
      Good, Alexander, 17, Kanawha, s/o Francis & Belinda(Malinda)
      Boothe, Nancy Elizabeth, 18, Russell Co, d/o James & Elizabeth
      8/9/1855

      1860 Jackson County, transcribed and annotated by the JCHS
      # 1282-1213
      Good, Alexander, 32, farmer, Kanawha Co, WV
      Nancy E, 21, Russell Co, VA
      Genisy (?) (f), 3, Jackson Co
      Perry, 1, Jackson Co

      1870 Jackson County, transcribed and annotated by the JCHS
      Washington Dist # 176-176
      Good, Alexander, 32, farmer (Kentuck) 300-420, Kanawha Co
      Nancy E, 32, Russell Co, VA
      Emsey (?)(f), 10, JC
      Perry, 8, JC [he must have been small and didn't grow fast :) ]
      Benjamin S, 7, JC [m Jane Hatcher]
      Hester, 3, JC

      1880 Jackson County, transcribed and annotated by the JCHS
      Washington Dist # 316
      Good, Alexander, 42 [Home Guard - Civil War]
      Nancy E, 43
      Benjamin F, 19, s, FL
      Sherman W, 15, s, FL, Jackson Co
      Virginia H, 12, d, JC
      Mary L, 9, d, JC
      Alexander C, 3, s, JC
    Family ID F5232  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Jane Hatcher,   b. 31 Mar 1867, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1943, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1884  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Notes 

    • 1900 Washington Dist, Jackson, WV
      Benjamin F 5/1861, m 16y
      Elizabeth J, 3/1867, 7-7
      Chlora E, 3/1885
      Bunus M, 1/1887
      Warren L, 8/1888
      Ula H, 10/1890
      Dovie H, 4/1893
      Ollie A, 7/1895
      Douglas L, 6/1897

      1910 Washington, Jackson, WV all WVWVWV
      Good, Benjamin F 48 m1- 35y
      Elizabeth J 42 m1- 25y 10-10 children
      Warren L son 21 s
      Olie A da 13
      Douglas L son 12
      Benjamin B son 9
      Devan D son 3
      Almie J da 1 4/12

      1920 Washington, Jackson, WV
      Good, Benjamin F 57 WV VA OH
      Elizabeth J 52 WVWVWV
      Douglas L son 22
      Benjamin B son 18
      Delmas son 12
      Alma J 11

      1930 Washington, Jackson, WV
      Good, Benjamin 68 md age 22 WVWVOH
      Jane 63 md age 17 WVWVWV
      Douglas son 32 md age 29 WVWVWV
      Marvin gs 2 7/12 WVWVWV
      Earline gd 1 1/12
      D Lewis gs 2/12

      Lee Myles has another child:
      Arlie H, 1890-1910
    Children 
     1. Chlora E Good,   b. Mar 1885, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Buenos Ayres Good,   b. Jan 1887, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Warren Lemley Good,   b. Aug 1888, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age ~ 68 years)
     4. Eulah Hazel Good,   b. Oct 1890, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Dovie Hester Good,   b. Apr 1893, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1985, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
     6. Ollie Anna Good,   b. Jul 1895, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Douglas Leander Good,   b. 21 Jun 1897, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1992  (Age 95 years)
     8. Benjamin Boyd Good,   b. CA 1901, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Delmus Delvin Good,   b. 8 Jan 1907, Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1982, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     10. Alma Jane Good,   b. Abt 1908,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F5020  Group Sheet

  • Photos
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    Benjamin Franklin Good, Obit
    Good, BF
    Good, BF
    BF Good

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    2. [S1205] Census.

    3. [S21] Obit.

    4. [S20] Family Bible.