1925 Biography - Elizabeth Goddard

Elizabeth Smith Goddard was born in Berry Brow, England, 1825 and died in Vienna 1910. She was married to Joshua Smith in England, 1844, and came to this country with her husband, who was a carder by trade and had charge of the carding machine of J. B. Kuykendall for many years. After his death she married a Mr. Goddard of DuQuoin, Ill. Aunt Betty as she was familiarly known, lived just south of town where Joshua Arnold, her grandson, now lives. She was loved by all who knew. Her children were Martha (2), Clara (2), Martha (2) married A. J. Arnold, their children were Mary (3), who married a Mr. Miner of Divernon, Ill., Lizzie (3) who married John Harris and has Arnold (4) and Anna (4). Joshua (3) married Mary Smith and had May (4) who married Cecial Nolan. They have two children and reside in West Frankfort, Ill. Joshua (3) married second Margaret McMahan. Clara (2) married R. M. Kincy. they had May (3) who married Dr. Hoover and resides in Apple River, Ill., Clara (3) married a Mr. Matingly and lives in Phoenix, Ariz, and Ada (3) married Edward (see Harvick). They reside on the Harris Harvick farm.
The Goddards are an old family here, coming originally from South Carolina. Andrew was the ancestor, according to the best information, of John (2) who married Susan Casey. A son, John S., lives in Burnside Township. William Goddard, a brother to Andrew had children, William E. (2) Lee F. (2), Ellen (2) who married John Russell, Rachel (2) who married a Mr. Hanson. John Goddard (2) had children William (3), Mary (3). William E. (2) had children G. W. (3), who married Mary J. Whiteaker, and their children are Anna (4), Hattie (4), Mary (4), Nellie (4), Lilly (4), Elsie (4), William E. (4), Guy (4), Lee (4). Metta (3) married Hugh S. Hewitt.

Extracted 06 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, pages 382-383.

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