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.
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