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GOODRICH Benjamin Taylor, Jr.

GOODRICH Benjamin Taylor, Jr.

Male 1886 - 1931  (44 years)

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  • Name GOODRICH Benjamin Taylor 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 3 Oct 1886  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Nickname 'Uncle Boss' 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 28 May 1931 
    Cause: brain tumor 
    Buried Surry County, VA (Westbrook Family Cemetary) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Lived in Surry County

      Died of brain tumor which developed after head injury caused by flywheel flying off a piece of farm equipment. Called "Boss" by family and friends. One of the pictures at BK924 shows him, wife Pearl, and daughter Edith, on the front porch of their home located on Rt. #40 (MLK Hwy.) The house was dismantled in 1977 after his daughter Doris Jean and husband Shirley Johnson built a brick ranch house behind it.
      He owned farm called Gilliams (other side of Averys Mill Pond - now called Cockes Lake) when first married. All children except Doris Jean were born there. Family sold it to Continental Can in 1965, who later sold it to Carrolls Foods (hog farm) behind Marvin and Pat Padgetts.


      Person Source
    • (Medical):Died of brain tumor which developed after head injury caused by flywheel flying off a piece of farm equipment
    Person ID I686  Booth Family
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 

    Father GOODRICH Benjamin Taylor, Sr.,   b. 19 Jun 1851, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1930, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother BOOTH Ella Gertrude,   b. 13 Feb 1858, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1931, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1876  Weldon, Halifax County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Family Source

      Aunt Stella said they ran away to get married

      LVA Catalogs
      Title Goodrich, B. T., Surry County; Booth, E. G., married, Weldon, North Carolina.          
      Note Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).          
      Note August 28, 1876, page 2, column 2.          
      Other FormatAvailable on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.          
      Biog./Hist. Note A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of reconstruction following the Civil War.          
      Subject - PersonalGoodrich, P. T.          
      Booth, E. G.          
      Genre/FormMarriages.          
      SubjectPetersburg (Va.) -- Indexes.          
      Petersburg (Va.) -- Newspapers -- Indexes.          
      Added EntryLibrary of Virginia.          
      Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)          
      Added TitlePetersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.          
               
      System Number001462481          
    Family ID F177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WESTBROOK Mabel Pearl,   b. 1 Oct 1896, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1972, Portsmouth, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1915  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. GOODRICH Marvin Lewis,   b. 26 Oct 1916, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1974, Suffolk, VA (Louise Obici Hosp) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. GOODRICH Norman Douglas,   b. 27 Sep 1918, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1969, Elizabeth City, Cleveland, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     3. GOODRICH Bernard Taylor,   b. 9 Aug 1921,   d. 4 Aug 1922  (Age 0 years)
     4. GOODRICH Edith (Tilly) Louise,   b. 6 Oct 1924, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 2015  (Age 90 years)
     5. GOODRICH Doris Jean,   b. 2 Jan 1931, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Surry County, VA (Westbrook Family Cemetary) Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Goodrich: Benjamin Taylor Goodrich House
    Goodrich: Benjamin Taylor Goodrich House
    taken in 1976 with the family. Last photo of the old home before it was torn down. Doris Jean Goodrich Johnson now lives in a brick home built on the site
    Goodrich: Benjamin Taylor Goodrich Jr Home
    Goodrich: Benjamin Taylor Goodrich Jr Home
    Overview
    This was part of Snow Hill Plantation until he purchased it from Charles Lee Bishop.
    Goodrich: Benjamin Goodrich, Jr. home
    Goodrich: Benjamin Goodrich, Jr. home
    HOUSE BUILT BY BENJAMIN TAYLOR GOODRICH, JR. AND MABEL PEARL WESTBROOK GOODRICH. A SNAPHOT WAS GIVEN TO JEAN GOODRICH JOHNSON IN APRIL, 2002 AND SHE MADE THIS ENLARGED COPY. FLORENCE BISHOP SODE IDENTIFIED A FEW OF THE PEOPLE. STARTING ON THE RIGHT: OTELIA FLORENCE JAMES WESTBROOK, EDITH LOUISE GOODRICH,MABEL PEARL WESTBROOK GOODRICH AGAINST THE POST WITH BENJAMIN LEANING ON THE OTHER SIDE OF POST, HELEN BISHOP IN FRONT OF HER AUNT PEARL. THE NEXT ADULT COUPLE WERE CHARLIE BISHOP AND NONA WESTBROOK BISHOP WITH DAUGHTERS FLORENCE (AT NONA’S RIGHT) AND MARIE.
    Goodrich: Benjamin Goodrich, Jr. home
    Goodrich: Benjamin Goodrich, Jr. home
    List of people in the photo
    Goodrich: Benjamin Taylor, Jr.
    Goodrich: Benjamin Taylor, Jr.
    Benjamin Taylor Goodrich, Jr.

    Documents
    Goodrich: History (ours)
    Goodrich: History (ours)
    Births, Marriages and Deaths from a page from an unknown source. Handwritten. Unknown where this came from our where the original is.
    Goodrich: Benjamin Taylor, Jr.
    Goodrich: Benjamin Taylor, Jr.
    Marriage announcement to Mabel Pearl Westbrook

  • Sources 
    1. [S217] Doris Jean Goodrich Johnson's records.