George Goff

George Sheldon Goff (1849 - 1917)

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George Sheldon Goff
Born in Lewis County, VA (now Gilmer County, WV)map
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Husband of — married in Gilmer County, WVmap
Husband of — married in Gilmer County, WVmap
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 3 Jan 2015
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1880 residence Murphy District, Ritchie County, WV; 1900 residence Dekalb District, Gilmer County, WV

He is buried in the Job's Temple Cemetery, Dekalb, Gilmer County, WV (tombstone gives year of birth as 1846). [1]


  1. Find A Grave Memorial 136285563

  • "The Goff Family" Roy L. Lockhart 1974, "History of Ritchie County [West Virginia]" Minnie Kendall Lowther 1911, his marriage records, personal examination of his tombstone 1975, Find A Grave, U.S. census returns.

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George S. & Pheba (Selman) Goff Portrait
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George S. & Pheba (Selman) Goff, daughter Cora Mae and an unidentified baby
George S. & Pheba (Selman) Goff, daughter Cora Mae and an unidentified baby

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On 25 Jun 2016 at 10:53 GMT Roy Lockhart wrote:

Goff-2078 and Goff-1212 appear to represent the same person because: Same person, duplicate profile.

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