Abraham Good

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ABRAHAM GOOD, son of Abraham and Margaret Good , was born Oct 13, 1824, near Frankstown, Blair Co, Pa, and came with his parents to Indiana county in 1832, growing up on his father's farm.Several years after his marriage he settled upon a farm north Dayton, and there followed farming successfully the remainder of his days. He became the owner of two large farms near Dayton in Wayne township (one besides his home place), comprising 250 acre and was a substantial and influential citizen in his day. He was active in local government, serving his township as school director, constable and overseer of the poor, and filled every office with ability

and fidelity. He was an earnest member of the Glade Run Presbyterian Church, which he served as trustee and elder, and in political connection was a Republican. He died Feb 19, 1907 at the advance age of eighty tow years, four months six days.

On April 26, 1854, Mr Good married Hannah Irwin, who was born March 14, 1821,daughter of Benjamin Irwin, and died June 4, 1890. His second marriage, on June4, 1894, was to Caroline Marshall ; daughter of Samuel Marshall; she died Aug 20, 1904 Mr Good's children were all born to the first marriage, namely: Alonzo K., Adolphus C., Rosa, Ida, born Sept 5, 1859, who died May 3, 1863 ; Elmer E., born Oct17, 1861;and Ulysses S.Grant.

Source: Pages 785-786, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed January 1999 by Bonnie Schultz for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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