William Henry Goff

William Henry Goff
November 25, 1869 – October 30, 1946

1869

William Henry Goff was born on 25 Nov 1869 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of William Preston Goff and Rebecca Elizabeth McDonald Goff.

1880

Wm H Goff was counted in the census on 15 Jun 1880 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a ten-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, William P Goff; his mother, Elizabeth Goff; and siblings, Mary E Goff, John D Goff, Nancy E Goff, and Carrie Goff.

1890

When he was 20, he married Eliza J Albert, daughter of John Albert and Mary Magdalene Hinson, about 1890 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

1900

Henry W Goff was counted in the census on 22 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a thirty-one-year-old, male, white, married for ten years, head of the household. Also in the home was his wife, Eliza Goff; and their children, John Goff, Edward Goff, Dilla Goff, and Mattie Goff.

1910

Henry Goff was counted in the census on 22 Apr 1910 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a forty-year- old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife Eliza Goff; and their children, John Goff, Eddie Goff, Della Goff, Mattie Goff, Ira Goff, Gary Goff and Ethel Goff.

1915

When he was 45, he married Eunice Pearl Hornsby on 28 Mar 1915 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

1920

Henry Ghoff was counted in the census on 04 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a fifty-year-old, male, white, married, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Muice Ghoff; his children, Ira Ghoff, Gary Ghoff, Esther Ghoff, and Jemney Ghoff; and their children, Heyward Ghoff and Estell Goff.

1930

Henry W Goff was counted in the census on 02 May 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a fifty-nine-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife Eunice P Goff, and their children; Heyward H Goff, Estell Goff, Lonnie C Goff, Mendle H Goff, Talmadge Goff, Lillie M Goff, and Pearl E Goff.

1940

W H Goff was counted in the census on 06 Apr 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a seventy-year-old, male, white, married, head of household. Also in the house was his wife, Eunice Goff; and their children, Estelle Goff, Cleveland Goff , Mendel Goff, Talmadge Goff, Lillie Mae Goff, Pearl Goff, and Betty Goff.

1946

He died on 30 Oct 1946 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA on Route 2). He was buried on 31 Oct 1946 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. His cause of death was Cardiorenal disease.

WILLIAM HENRY GOFF

William Henry Goff, 76, died at his home, Route No. 2, Blaney at 5:00 this morning, after an illness of several months.

He had lived at Blaney all of his life, and was a member of the Highway Pentecostal Holiness church. He was a farmer.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Eunice Hornsby Goff; seven daughters, Mrs. Mattie Cook, Mrs. Zema Moak, Mrs. Estelle Gardner, Miss Pearl Goff and Miss Betty Goff all of Blaney, Mrs. Esther Branham of Cayce and Mrs Lillie Mae Hillenburg, of Illinois; eight sons, J. P. Goff, E. C. Goff, Ira Goff, Gary Goff, Cleve Goff, Mendal Goff and Talmadge Goff all of Blaney and Heyward Goff of Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Jeffords, Mrs. Carrie Ross, both of Blaney, Mrs. Bessie Hinson of Columbia; one brother, J. D. Goff of Blaney, 45 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o’clock from the Highway Pentecostal Holiness church. The Rev. J. W. Swails, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in the churchyard.

WILLIAM HENRY GOFF

Funeral Services for William Henry Goff, 76, who died yesterday at his home near Blaney after an illness of several months, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Highway Pentecostal Holiness church.

The Rev. J. W. Swails, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Goff had live at Blaney all of his life, and was a member of the church at which the funeral service will be held. He was a farmer.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Eunice Hornsby Goff; seven daughters, Mrs. Mattie Cook, Mrs. Zema Moak, Mrs. Estelle Gardner, Miss Pearl Goff and Miss Betty Goff all of Blaney, Mrs. Esther Branham of Cayce and Mrs Lillie Mae Hillenburg, of Illinois; eight sons, J. P. Goff, E. C. Goff, Ira Goff, Gary Goff, Cleve Goff, Mendal Goff and Talmadge Goff all of Blaney and Heyward Goff of Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Jeffords, Mrs. Carrie Ross, both of Blaney, Mrs. Bessie Hinson of Columbia; one brother, J. D. Goff of Blaney, 45 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Active pallbearers will be Hillburn Goff, LeRoy Goff, Carroll Cook, Herbert Branham, Harley Goff and Preston Goff.

Honorary pallbearers will be J. B. Campbell, D. W. Brazzell, M. H Hornsby, R. M. Coker, L. B. Nelson and Z. B. Bowen.

Funeral Invitations

GOFF – The relatives and friends of MR. and Mrs. WILLIAM HENRY GOFF and family are invited to attend the funeral service of the former, MR. WILLIAM HENRY GOFF, at 3:30 o’clock THIS (Thursday) AFTERNOON from Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church, near Blaney. Interment will follow in the church yard.

October 30, 1946 State (published as The Columbia Record) Columbia, South Carolina Page 3
October 31, 1946 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 2
October 31, 1946 Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record) Columbia, South Carolina Page 38
“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99GZ-CSFM-F?cc=1417492 : 18 April 2016), > image 1 of 1; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.
Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA

1953

On May 28, 1953, Henry Goff was listed as the father on the death certificate of John P Goff.

1965

On August 27, 1965, Henry Goff was listed as the father on the death certificate of Estelle Goff Gardener.

1966

On April 12, 1966, William Henry Goff was listed as the father on the death certificate of Eddie C Goff.

1975

On November 30, 1975 Henry Goff was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Gary A. Goff, Sr.

1983

On March 11, 1983, Henry H Goff was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Mrs. Eunice Hornsby Goff.

1988

On February 26, 1988, Henry Goff was listed as the father in the obituary of Cleaver Lonnie Goff.

1994

On August 15, 1994, William Henry Goff was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Mendel J. “Wimpy” Goff.

2006

On May 21, 2006, William Henry Goff was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Mrs. Pearl Goff Nettles.

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