Jesse Lee Goff was born January 15, 1879 in Kershaw County, South Carolina to A Vincent Goff and Corris McDonald Goff.
J. L. Goff was counted in the census on 06 Apr 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 60-year-old, male, married, white, head of house hold. Also in the home was his wife, Henrietta Goff.
Jesse Lee Goff, 72, of 504 Tyler street, died at 10:15 Wednesday night, January 31, 1951, at a local hospital after an illness of several months. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church near Blaney.
Survivors were two daughters; Mrs. D. E. Jeffords and Mrs. Manis Watts, both of Columbia; two sons, Dewey E Goff of Winnsboro and Harvey R. Goff of Columbia; a sister, Mrs. Sally Tucker of Lugoff; two brothers, Tallie Goff and Irby K Goff, both of Blaney, and eleven grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 Friday afternoon, February 2, 1951 at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. Leo Edwards, assisted by the Rev. C. B. Bigby, Interment followed in the churchyard.
The funeral party left the residence, 504 Tyler Street, at 2:30.
August 11, 1995 Jesse Lee Goff was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Mary Iretta Jeffers.
July 22, 2003 Jesse L. Goff was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Jessie Irene Watts.