Descendants of Preston Goforth Jr.
Preston6 Goforth, Jr. (Preston5, William4, Willam3, Miles2, George1) was born June 03, 1739 in Rutherford Co. NC, and died October 07, 1780 in Kings Mountain, NC. He married Nancy Elizabeth Potts 1760.
Children of Preston Goforth and Nancy Potts are:
Generation No. 2
- Sarah7 Goforth, born 1769; died 1820.
- Preston Goforth III, born 1776; died 1854. (see below)
- George Goforth, born April 03, 1778 in Cleveland Co. NC; died October 03, 1869 in Lincoln Co. NC. (see below)
- Elizabeth Goforth, born May 01, 1780. (see below)
- William Goforth. He married Collins.
Preston7 Goforth III (Preston6, Preston5, William4, Willam3, Miles2, George1) was born 1776, and died 1854. He married Mary A. Beattie.
Children of Preston Goforth and Mary Beattie are:
George7 Goforth (Preston6, Preston5, William4, Willam3, Miles2, George1) was born April 03, 1778 in Cleveland Co. NC, and died October 03, 1869 in Lincoln Co. NC. He married Sarah Morgan 1796. (notes: George was a hunter, and was considered an expert rifleman. George and Sarah Goforth's house was about seven miles from the Kings Mountain Battleground. The family heard the firing during the battle of Kings Mountain.
- Elizabeth8 Goforth, born April 26, 1800; died 1869. She married Samuel Blackwood Patterson October 30, 1830 in Lincoln Co. NC.
- Sarah Goforth, born November 17, 1801; died December 15, 1883.
- John Goforth, born May 10, 1803.
- Beattie Goforth, born June 15, 1805 in NC; died 1866.
- Charlotte Goforth, born February 26, 1807; died November 18, 1892.
- George Goforth, born January 16, 1809; died July 15, 1858. He married Nancy Houser.
- William Goforth, born February 06, 1811; died October 14, 1889. He married (1) Sally Goforth December 17, 1835 in Lincoln Co. NC. He married (2) Jane Christeria Houser February 04, 1836.
- Rachael Goforth, born June 14, 1813; died May 02, 1890. She married John M. Patterson December 22, 1835 in Lincoln Co. NC.
- Jonathan Goforth, born May 07, 1815 in Kings Mountain, NC; died July 13, 1882 in SC.
- Preston Goforth IV, born July 20, 1817; died August 30, 1895. He married Emma Sarratt.
- Pricillia Ann Goforth, born August 31, 1819; died May 07, 1893. She married Littlejohn Dickson December 20, 1838 in Lincoln Co. NC.
- Margaret B. Goforth, born March 09, 1821; died 1841.
Children of George Goforth and Sarah Morgan are:
Elizabeth7 Goforth (Preston6, Preston5, William4, Willam3, Miles2, George1) was born May 01, 1780. She married William Cobb.
- Preston8 Goforth, Sr., born August 22, 1806; died October 25, 1859. He married Elizabeth Berry December 26, 1831 in Lincoln Co. NC.
- Elizabeth Goforth, born 1809; died Abt 1880. She married John Dickey Ware May 12, 1836 in Lincoln Co. NC.
- Johnson Goforth, born October 17, 1810 in York Co. SC; died March 14, 1862 in York Co. SC. He married (1) Annabelle Arms Falls February 02, 1836 in Lincoln Co. NC. He married (2) Hannah Crow 1849.
- Sarah Martha Goforth, born 1814; died March 28, 1862. She married William Clayton Goforth.
- John Wesley Goforth, born 1816.
- George Washington Goforth, Sr., born 1817 in Cleveland Co. NC; died 1867 in Rusk Co. TX. He married Elizabeth Martin 1841. (notes: Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Martin Jr. who was the grandaughter of William Martin of Chatham Co.)
- Andrew Goforth, born February 18, 1818; died March 17, 1900. He married Margaret Ware July 18, 1841 in Lincoln Co. NC.
- Nancy Potts Goforth, born 1820. She married James Ira Eskridge in NC..
- Samuel Goforth, born April 01, 1821; died December 31, 1887. He married Margaret Ware.
- Ruben Goforth, born Abt 1823.
- Tony Goforth, born Abt 1825.
- Margaret Roxana Goforth, born June 27, 1829; died December 03, 1910. She married John Martin Phifer.
Child of Elizabeth Goforth and William Cobb is:
- George Washington Goforth8 Cobb, born 1818; died 1850 in York Co. SC.
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