Ezell Cleveland Goff Sr.

Ezell Goff, Betty Goff, Sumter Perry, Nannie Brown Perry, Preston Goff, Vera, Gladys Goff, and Marza Perry
Photo added by Nelson McLeod

1912

Ezell Cleveland Goff was born on 19 May 1912 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of John Preston Goff and Mary Magdalene “Maggie” Hinson Goff.

He died on 03 Feb 1950.

Ezell Cleveland Goff was counted in the census on 14 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. He was buried on 04 Feb 1950 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA (Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery

1920

Ezel Ghoff was counted in the census on 14 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 7-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John Ghoff; his mother, Maggie Ghoff; and his sisters, Reyna Ghoff, Mildred Ghoff, Susielee Ghoff.

1930

Ezell C Gaff was counted in the census on 30 Apr 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 17-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John P Goff; his mother, Maggie M Gaff; and his siblings, Rena E Gaff, Mildred A Gaff, Susie L Gaff, Eloise L Gaff, Thelma E Gaff, James H Gaff, Linwood J Gaff, and Le Ray F Gaff.

1940

Ezell Goff was counted in the census on 15 Apr 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 27-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, J R Goff; his mother, Maggie Goff; and his siblings, Rena Goff, Susie Goff, Eloise Goff, Thelma Goff, James Goff, Linwood Goff, Leroy Goff and Wylan Goff.

1941

When he was 28, he married Mattie Rebecca Ray on 09 May 1941 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6SDW-9?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6SCL-Q?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6SCK-W?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1945

On December 5, 1945, Ezell Cleveland Goff was mentioned as the father on the death record of Ezell Cleveland Goff Junior.

1950

He died on 03 Feb 1950 in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Camden hospital. He was buried on 04 Feb 1950 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. His cause of death was arteriosclerosis heart disease with ventricular fibrillation

Ezel C. Goff

LUGOFF, Feb. 4 – Funeral services for Ezel C. Goff, 38, were to be conducted today at 3:30 p.m. at the Highway Pentecostal church and burial was to be in the church cemetery.

In addition to his mother and father he is survived by widow, Mrs. Mattie Ray Goff of Lugoff; one son, Donald Goff, and one daughter, Joyce Goff, of Lugoff; three brothers, Linwood J. Goff, U. S. army, James H. Goff and Leroy F Goff of Blaney; six sisters, Mrs. Rubin Humphries, Mrs. Eddie Ross and Miss Wylean Goff, all of Blaney, Mrs. Wesley Starling of Lugoff, Mrs. Fred Crane of Camden and Miss Susie Lee Goff of Camden.

February 4, 1950 
 Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record) 
 Columbia, South Carolina 
 Page 16
“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9GZ-86VK?cc=1417492 : 18 April 2016), > image 1 of 1; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.

1999

On October 21, 1999, Ezell Cleveland Goff was mentioned as the deceased husband in the obituary of Mrs Mattie R Jenkins.

2022

On April 19, 2022, Ezell Goff was mentioned as the decease brother in the obituary of Thelma Goff Wilson.

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