* The Samuel Harn Goforth Family Home Page*

Updated December 16, 2009


My research and records are on the following families: George Goforth b abt 1565 in England; David Peebles b in the 1600's in Scotland; John Hill b abt 1760 in Virgina; George Thomas Perry b 1803 married to Mary Dillard; Patrick Gracy b 30 Jan 1699/00 in Ireland; Thomas Camp b 1661 in England; John Harn/Hearn b 1711 in Scotland; David Smith b 1760 in South Carolina; Jeremiah Stephens b 13 Aug 1832 in Tenn; John J. Taylor b 28 Jul 1805 in Tenn or Va; John Claiborne Whitworth b 27 July 1799 in South Carolina. Information on the ancestors of these people will be most appreciated.

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Samuel Harn Goforth

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  • Henry Pinkney Goforth & Sarah Davis ?? (177 KB)
    This appears to be Henry Pinkney Goforth and,if so, then may be his wife Sarah Davis and a child. If you can help with this ID please let me know.
  • Faithy Ann Goforth b: Feb 28, 1837, NC (84 KB)
    Faithy Ann Goforth, oldest daughter of William C. Goforth & Jane C. Howser Goforth. She was the wife of Peter Hoke. Any descendant information on this Hoke family will be appreciated.
  • William C. Goforth female descendant??not ID'd#12 (78 KB)
    This picture was found in a scrapbook with others identified as descendants of William C. Goforth. Can you place a name to her?
  • Henry Pinkney Goforth, 1840-1922 (216 KB)
    Son of William C. Goforth and Jane C. Howser Goforth. Any descendant information on HP's family will be appreciated.
  • Jane Elizabeth Goforth-Howell b: Nov 21, 1845, NC (134 KB)
    Jane was the daughter of William C. Goforth and Jane C. Howser Goforth. She was the wife of Lawson Howell. Any descendant information on this Howell family will be appreciated.
  • Jane Elizabeth Goforth-Howell (85 KB)
    Daughter of William C. Goforth and Jane C. Howser. She lived from Nov 21, 1845 to Oct 31, 1917 and married Lawson Howell on Sept 18, 1884.
  • Cyrus Robson Ross Goforth 1860-1942 (135 KB)
    Son of William C. Goforth and Jane C. Howser Goforth. He was born July 15, 1860 and died May 20, 1941 in Kings Mountain, NC. Family history has it that his children had the last name of Whetstine. Any history of Cyrus or his family will be appreciated.
  • Charles Lee Goforth, Sr 1858-1929 (78 KB)
    Charles Lee Goforth, Sr in his later years. Son of William C. and Jane C. Howser Goforth. Husband of Emily E. McClure Goforth
  • William C. Goforth Female descendant??Not ID'd #13 (58 KB)
    This picture was found in a scrapbook with others identified as descendants of William C. Goforth. Can you place a name to her?
  • Jane Christina Howser 1819-1883 (430 KB)
    Jane was the daughter of Henry Howser II and Faithy Jones. They lived for many years in the Howser House near the Kings Mountain, SC battlefield. Jane married William C. Goforth on Feb 4, 1836. Family history on any descendant's of William and Jane will be appreciated.
  • William C. Goforth female descendant??Not ID'd#15 (76 KB)
    This picture was found in a scrapbook with others identified as descendants of William C. Goforth. Can you place a name to her?
  • William C. Goforth 1811-1889, NC (1334 KB)
    William (Feb 6, 1819-Oct 14, 1889) is a son of Preston Goforth III and Mary Ann Beattie (Beatty). He married Jane Christina Howser on Feb 4, 1836 and they lived in the vicinity of the Kings Mountain battlefield.
  • Charles Lee Goforth, Sr. 1858-1929 (78 KB)
    Charles Lee Goforth as a younger man.
  • William C. Goforth female descendant??Not ID'd#10 (68 KB)
    This picture was found in a scrapbook with others identified as descendants of William C. Goforth. Can you place a name to her?
  • Mary Ann Beattie (Beatty) 1780-1861 (456 KB)
    Mary Ann was the wife of Preston Goforth III and mother of William C. Goforth. She lived Feb 15, 1780-Nov 13, 1861 and is buried at the Bethel Methodist Church in Kings Mountain, NC.
  • Emily Eliz McClure b: Dec 31,1954, Dawson Co, GA (502 KB)
    Emily was the wife of Charles Lee Goforth, Sr and the daughter of John Allen McClure and Roxanah Henderson. She died in Gainesville Ga on Apr 10, 1930.
  • William C. Goforth female descendant??Not ID'd#11 (89 KB)
    This picture was found in a scrapbook with others identified as descendants of William C. Goforth. Can you place a name to her?
  • William C. Goforth son ?? not yet identified #7 (191 KB)
    This could be one of the son's of William C. Goforth that moved to Texas....maybe William Harrison Henry Goforth, David Harry Goforth or Frank Goforth. Any help on the identification would be appreciated.
  • Charles Lee Goforth's sons (705 KB)
    The four son's of Charles Lee Goforth and Emily Eliza McClure Goforth. L-R, back row: Clifton Harold Goforth, Clinton Harold Goforth (twins) b. 1895. front row: John Allen Goforth 1885-1953 and Charles Lee Goforth, Jr 1887-1945. All sons were born in Dawson County, Ga.
  • William C. Goforth female descendant??Not ID'd#4 (173 KB)
    This picture was found in a scrapbook with others identified as descendants of William C. Goforth. Can you place a name to her?
  • William C. Goforth son ?? not yet identified #6 (233 KB)
    This could be one of the son's of William C. Goforth that moved to Texas....maybe William Harrison Henry Goforth, David Harry Goforth or Frank Goforth. Any help on the identification would be appreciated.
  • Ruth Goforth b: Apr 24, 1900 Dawson Co, Ga (127 KB)
    Ruth was the youngest daughter of Charles Lee Goforth and Emily Elza McClure. She married Charles Howard Gilmer and they lived in Gainesville, Ga. They had no children.
  • William C. Goforth female descendant??Not ID'd#16 (278 KB)
    This picture was found in a scrapbook with others identified as descendants of William C. Goforth. Can you place a name to them?
  • William C. Goforth son ?? not yet identified #5 (216 KB)
    This could be one of the son's of William C. Goforth that moved to Texas....maybe William Harrison Henry Goforth, David Harry Goforth or Frank Goforth. Any help on the identification would be appreciated.
  • Henry Pinkney Goforth, 1840-1922 (223 KB)
    Henry (Nov 10, 1840, NC-Dec 3, 1922) was the son of William C. Goforth and Jane C. Howser Goforth. He married Sarah Davis. I am looking for any descendant information on HP's family. I believe he moved to Texas from North Carolina.
  • Clinton Harold Goforth & Rubye Ethel Hill (294 KB)
    Clinton,a son of Charles Lee Goforth, and Rubye were married on June 15, 1918 in Winder, Ga. They later moved to Orlando, Fl.
  • William C. Goforth female descendant??Not ID'd#9 (85 KB)
    This picture was found in a scrapbook with others identified as descendants of William C. Goforth. Can you place a name to her?
  • John Milton Henderson 1803-1877 (214 KB)
    John Henderson, husband of Rutha Sharp and father of Roxanah Henderson. Roxanah was the wife of John Allen McClure and mother of Emily Eliza McClure.
 

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