John Arthur Goff


John Arthur Goff was born on 19 Jan 1885 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Singleton John Goff and Janie Elizabeth Heath Goff.


John Goff was counted in the census on 27 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as 15 year old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John Goff; His mother, Jane Goff; and his siblings, Mary Goff, William Goff, Eliza Goff, Dalton Goff and Lula Goff.


He died on 26 Feb 1939 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at 1522 Gregg Street. He was buried on 27 Feb 1939 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery. His cause of death was angina pectoris. 

John Arthur Goff was employed as a Live foreman of Southern Bell Telephone Co. on 26 Feb 1939.

He first married Ruth Emiline Ross Goff. Their children were; Nonie Ruth Goff Butler, Mary Matilda Goff, Laverne Singleton Goff, E. C. Goff, and H. A. Goff.

After Emiline’s death in 1923, he married Charlotte Elizabeth Ross Goff and they had the following children; Eldred Rudolph Goff, Sr., Thomas L Goff,  and Nancy Elizabeth Goff Durst.

John Arthur Goff
Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery, Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA (Photo added by Nelson McLeod)


On August 19, 1961, John Arthur Goff, was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Charlotte Elizabeth Goff.


On December 4, 1980, John Goff was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Thomas L Goff.


On October 21, 2004, John Arthur Goff was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Eldred Rudolph Goff, Sr

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