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MY GOSWICK FAMILY
by: Henry H. and Keuttah (Goswick) Kennemore
Copyright 1986
 

WILLIAM HENRY JACKSON GOSWICK
AND
SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS
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1910 Pa. census, Westmorland & Fayette Co.
1920 Westmorland Co.Pa. census
Up Date: Pic of William H.J. & Susan S Goswick


 

William Henry Jackson Goswick b.Oct.13,1843 Union Co.S.C. d:aft. 1920 Pa.  View1910 Pennsylvania
(m) ca. 1863 Md.
Mrs. Susan Rebecca (Santaymier) Scott (widow with 3 children)born ca. 1842 Md.
       children listed:
1. John H. Goswick b.ca. 1863 Va.(m) Emma Workman
2. Anna C. b. 1866 Md.
3. William M. b. 1868 Md.(m)Artie (?)
4. Miryam b. 1870 Md.
5. Thomas M. b. 1872 Md. d;1892 (m)Anne Workman
6. Hanna b. 1874 Pa. UpDate 2/10/03
7. Henry Jackson "Jack" Jr.b.ca.1876 Pa.(listed as J.R. 1910 c.)(m)Mrs.Anne (Workman) Goswick (widow of Tom)
8. Susan Rebecca b. 1878 Pa. 1910 in household of J.H. Santmyer
9. Caroline b. 1880 Pa.Feb.14,2001 (m) Albert C. Hodge (one son) (contact desc: Sam Smeltzer )

William Henry Jackson Goswick was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth A.(Pruitt) Goswick of Union Co.S.C. and Paulding Co.Ga.

1880 Fayette Co. Pennsylvania "Upper Tyrone" Twp. census listed:

Jackson Goswick age 37 born in S.C., rebecca age 39 born in Va., John H. age 17 born in Va., Anna C. age 14 born in Md., William M. age 12 born in Md., Miryam age 10 born Md., Thomas M. age 8 born in Md., Hannah age 6 born in Pa., Henry J.Jr. age 4 born in Pa., Susan R. age 2 born in Pa., and Caroline age (8 months old) born in Pa.

1910 census of Westmorland Co.Pa, East Huntington Twp.
Jackson Goswick age 68 b.S.C., Susan R. age 68 b.Va., Samuel J. Hodge age 13 (grandson).  Note on census was that Jackson and Rebecca Goswick had been married 46 years.

Samuel J. "Jackson" Hodge was born July 15,1897, son of Albert C. and Caroline L.(Goswick) Hodge.(info from Sam Smeltzer)..Samuel Jackson Hodge married Helen Weitzel and they had 6 children: (1)Ellen Jean Hodge born Nov.25,1929 Tarrs, Pa. died Mar, 14,1996 Beaverton,Or..(2)Helen May Hodge born Nov.25,1929 Tarrs, Pa. died Jul.1930 Tarrs, Pa., (3)Edgar Hodge born April 19,1921 Tarrs, Pa., died Aug. 1986 Lakeland, Fla.,(4) Robert Hodge, (5)Margaret & (6)Elizabeth Hodge..

Thank you Sam for the update on Caroline L. (Goswick) Hodge..Family info will be updated as received..{kgk}
 
 

A call from Tony Keefer of Pa., stated that Susan Rebecca (Santaymier) Scott was a widow with 3 children when she married William Henry Jackson Goswick, Sr.  Tony Keefer also stated that one of the descendants of William Henry Jackson Goswick that lived in Canada had a old letter written by Samuel Daniel Goswick of Texas to his brother Jackson Goswick in Pa., and stating only the three of them were left: Samuel Daniel, Jackson, and Moses Monroe Goswick.

Addition records from Texas, state that Samuel Daniel Goswick visited his brother "Jackson" Goswick in Pa. in the early 1900's.

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William Henry Jackson "Jack"Goswick (listed as J.R. Goswick 1910 c) b. April 1875 Pa.  died: 1918 Pa.  (view cemetery rec)
(m) ca. 1893 Pa.
Mrs. Thomas (Annie Workman) Goswick b. 1876 Tarrs,Pa. died 1956 Pa.
                 children by Annie's first husband Thomas Goswick
1. Ralph R. Goswick born Mar.1893 (son of Thomas Goswick)
           children by Henry Jackson Goswick,Jr. (Annies 2nd husband)
2. Jess B. Goswick b. May 5, 1895 Westmorland Co.Pa. died 1979(m)Amy V. Heckler
3. Olie (dau) Goswick b. Sep. 1898 Westmorland Co.Pa.
4. Reed Maloyd Goswick b. Nov.13,1900 Westmorland Co.Pa. (m)lst.Sarah A. Kamerer (2nd)M.Snymder
5. Hulda Goswick b. ca. 1902 Westmorland Co.Pa.
6. Minnie Goswick b. ca. 1904 Westmorland Co.Pa.(m)lst.Bill Overly (m 2nd) Dewey Brinker
7. Annie Goswick b. ca. 1907 Westmorland Co.Pa.

Annie Workman was first married to Thomas Goswick and had one child by him "Ralph".  Thomas was killed in a coal mine accident before 1895 when his widow re-married Tom's younger brother "Henry Jackson Goswick",jr..  From the obituary notice of Ralph R. Goswick, his mother "Annie" appears to have married the 3rd time to a Mr. Lloyd F. Frye.

Thomas and Henry Jackson Goswick were son's of Henry Jackson and Rebecca (Santymier) Goswick of Pa.
 
 

Stone Hill Cemetery
Hempfield Township
Westmoreland County Pennsylvania

The Stone Hill Cemetery is located between Armbrust and New Stanton Pa, about 1 mile out of Fox Town. It is a very old cemetery that is not kept up except for family members. There are Yucca plants
And briars over a good part of the cemetery. It is located in the woods with a tree line seperating the new part from the older part. Stones are list in rows as best as can be, a / means that a new line was started on the stone.

ROW 4
Jack Goswick/apr 20, 1875/Feb 22, 1918

 

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Jess B. Goswick born May 5th, 1895 Westmorland Co.Pa. died Aug. 1979 Pa.
(m) Oct.17,1915 Greensburg, Pa.
Amy V. Heckler b. Nov. 5,1896 Westmorland Co.Pa. died Jul.15,1996 Pa.
             children listed
1. Walter Braden Goswick b. Aug.19,1916 Armburst, Pa. (m) Margurite L. Foreman
2. Russell W. Goswick b. 1918 died 1919
3. Harry D. Goswick b. Oct. 01,1919 Youngwood Pa. (m)lst.Mrs.Mildren F.King (2nd) Dorine Smith
4. stillborn child 1921
5. Leroy E. Goswick b. Jul.28,1922 (m) Mary Jane KerFoot   (contact daughter "Janet Stringer"
6. Virginia Goswick b. ca. 1924 d:1925 Youngwood, Pa.
7. Vivian Goswick b. 1931 Pa.
8. Dolly M. Goswick (adopted) b. Feb.13,1932 Pa.
9. Shirley L Goswick b. Sep.08,1935 Youngwood, Pa. (m) Edward W. Plumm, Sr.

All family information was supplied by Walter Braden Goswick in 1980.


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John H. Goswick b. ca. Nov.1863 W.Va. died:n/r
(m) April 15, 1890 Fayette Co. Pa.
Emma Workman b. March 1870 Pa. d:n/r
           children listed
1. Roy E. Goswick born April 13,1895 Fayette Co.Pa. (m) Anna Catherine Lilley
2. John B. Goswick b. Aug. 1898 Fayette Co.Pa. (m)lst. Iva May Wingrove (m)2nd.?
3. Edgar Goswick 1902 Pa.  (see 1910 census)
4. Frank Goswick 1906 Pa.

John H. Goswick, son of William Henry Jackson and Susan Rebecca (Santaymire) Goswick.  The 1900 Fayette Co.Pa. census Bullskin Township listed John H. goswick born NOv. 1863 West Virginia, Emma Goswick born March of 1870 Pa., Roy E. born April of 1895, and John B. born Aug. of 1897.
  The obit of Roy E. Goswick in 1982 mentions his 4 deceased brothers: Frank, Edgar, John and Francis Goswick.

Names of children of John H. and Emma Goswick were taken from the Obit of Roy E. Goswick.



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Roy E. Goswick b. Apr.13,1895 Fayette Co.Pa. died Oct.15,1982 Pa.
(m)
Anna Catherine Lilley b. 1900 died Nov.11,1994 Pa.
                children
1. Melve Goswick b. n/r  d:n/r
2. Frances Goswick b. n/r d: n/r
3. Ethel Goswick b.n/r (m) Eugene Oldland
4. Bernice Goswick b.n/r (m) Albert E. Baysinger

Roy E. Goswick, son of John H. and Emma (Workman) Goswick.  The obit of Roy E. Goswick reads:  Roy E. Goswick age 87 of Mount Plesant, R.D. 21 Prittstown, died Friday in H.C. Frick Community Hospital, Mount Plesant.  He was born April 15,1895 in Bullskin Township, a son of the late John H., and Emma (Workman) Goswick. He has been a resident of Connellsville area most of his life.  He was a veteran of World War 1, serving with the USArmy.  He was a member of the Connellsville V.F.W. Post 21.  He leaves his wife Anna Catherine Lilley Goswick, two daughers, Mrs. Eugene "Ethel" Oldland of Prittstown,, and Mrs. Albert E. (Bernice) Baysinger of Connellsville. Nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren,   He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.  He was preedeceased by two daughters, Melve and Frances, and four brothers, Frank, Edgar, John and Francis Goswick.



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John B.(Brown) Goswick b. Aug.1897 Fayette Co.Pa.
(m) lst. (m)2nd (m)3rd
lst. Iva May Wingrove b. May 20,1901 Cross Roads Pa.(Iva married 2nd. a Mr. Keefer-a son Tony Keefer)
             children
1. Sylvia  Goswick b. n/r (m) Mr. Fox(born ca.1919)
2. Roy Goswick b. Jan.16,1920 Pa.
3. George Goswick b. Oct.11,1921 Connellsville, Pa.(m)Margaret Mass

John B. Goswick, son of John H. and Emma (Workman) Goswick of Fayette, Co.Pa.

FOX, Sylvia J (GOSWICK); 80; Bridgeton NJ; ATC Press; 1999-2-26; cbentiv(on Rootsweb)
 
 



 
 

 Reed Maloyd Goswick b. Nov.13,1900 Westmorland Co.Pa. d:
(m)lst. May 17,1918 Greensburg,Pa. (m)2nd. n/r (m) 3rd.n/r
lst. Sarah Azalea Kamerer born Jan.14,1901 Youngwood Pa. died Aug.17,1989 Sun City Center,Fla.
2nd. Myrtle Snymder b&d no record
3rd. n/r
           children are by first wife Sarah A. Kamerer
1. Paul Wade Goswick born Sep.13,1918 New Stanton, Pa.d:Mar.07,2001 (m) Lois Stepp
2. Bruce Arnold Goswick b. Jun.04,1920 New Stanton, Pa.d:Sep.23,1988(m) Bertha A. Haswell
3. Grace Evelyn Goswick b. Nov. 09,1921 New Stanton, Pa...d:Nov.30,1939
4. Blanche Olive Goswick b. SEp.01,1923 New Stanton, Pa. d:Apr.01,1995 (m)Robert G. Gorby
5. William Jay Goswick b. Dec.28,1925 New Stanton, Pa.(m)lst.Ruth Wilkinson,(2nd)Janet, (3nd) Merriam (4th)Carol(?)
 

Reed Maloyd Goswick, son of William Henry Jackson Goswick, Jr, and Anne (Workman) Goswick.  His wife Sarah Azalea Kamerer re-married a Mr. Jenkins and she died in 1989 Sun City, Fla.  Sarah A. (Kamerer) Goswick, Jenkins supplied all info on her family.  Sarah Azalea Kamerer was the daughter of John Franklin Wolf & Annie Maria (Erwin) Kamerer of Hempfield Township, Pa.  Sarah stated that Reed had left her about the year 1926 and sometime later she divorced him and married a Mr. Jenkins and they lived in Florida.

Evelyn (Gorby) Bryson, daughter of Robert and Blanche Olive (Goswick) Gorby can be contacted at: Gabby258@aol.com

Blanche Olive Goswick born Sep. 01,1923 New Stanton, Pa. died Jan.04,1995 NC
(m) Feb.03,1939 Warren, Trumbil Co. Ohio
Robert G. Gorby born May 14,1916 died: Apr.12,1981 Conrow, Tx.
                  children
1. Lois Norma Gorby born 07/17,1940 Warren, Ohio (e-mail Lois at:LoRise2@aol.com
2. Bruce William Gorby born Feb.02,1941 Warren Ohio
3. Grace Evelyn Gorby born 04/11,1943 Warren, Ohio (e-mail Evelyn at: Gabby258@aol.com

Blanche Olive (Goswick) Gorby was the daughter of Reed Maloyd and Sarah A. (Kamerer) Goswick. Death date on Blanche was supplied by Lois Norma (Gorby) McBride. Blanche was buried by cremation and her ashes were scattered in the Mountains by Chimely Rock, Ashville, N.C.
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Bruce Arnold Goswick born June 04,1920 New Stanton, Pa. died Oct.23,1988 (cremation)Wimauma,Florida
(m)lst. June 6,1942 Warren, Ohio  (m) 2n. n/r
lst. Bertha Alvina Haswell born Oct. 20,1924 Ellwood City, Pa.
2nd. wife unk.
           children are by lst Marriage
1. Bruce George born 4/29/1943 Warren Ohio died Oct. 09,1945 Ohio
2. Sandra Mary born 5/23/1944 Warren, Ohio (m)James Lavirl Callender
3. Joanne Louise born 12/06/1946 Warren, Ohio (m)x3 Rodney Rhorer, John T.Wood, Isaac C. Tolley
4. Kenneth Arnold born 5/05/1950 Warren Ohio died 11/22/1951 Ohio
5. Janet Lynn born 12/30/1955 Warren, Ohio (m)x2, Stephen Carl Aker, Melvin L. Morgan

Bruce Arnold Goswick, son of Reed Maloyd and Sarah Azalea (Kamerer) Goswick of New Stanton, Pa.  His wife Bertha and several of her children live in Ms.

Minnie Goswick born ca. 1902 Westmorland Co.Pa. d:n/r
(m) lst. n/r  (m) 2nd. n/r
lst. Bill Overly b&d n/r
2nd. Dewey Brinker b.n/r d: 1983
         children are by lst marriage
1. Hilda Overly b. Jan.15,1921 Pa.
2. Lillian Overly b. Sep.15,1923 Pa.
3. Doris Overly b. Nov.16,1925 Pa.
4. Helen Overly b. NOv. 15,1927 Pa.
5. Bill Overly b. Oct. 15,1929 Pa. died 1966
6. Elva Overly b. Oct. 15,1932 Pa.
7. Charles Overly b. Jul.31,1934 Pa.
8. Donald Overly b. Jun.13,1943 Pa.

Minnie (Goswick) Overly, Brinker was the daughter of William Henry Jackson and Anne (Workman) Goswick, Jr..  Information on Minnie and her family was supplied by Sarah A. (Kamerer) Goswick.

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Walter Braden Goswick born Aug. 19, 1916 Armburst, Pa.
(m) Jul.06,1938 Cumberland, Md.
Margurite L. Foreman born Jul.09,1918 Greensburg, Pa.
               children
1. Glenn R. Goswick b. May 17,1939 Youngwood, Pa. (m) Mary Helen Cibulus
2. Walter Lee Goswick b. June.24,1941 Youngwood, Pa. (m) Judith J. Reese
3. Arthur W. Goswick b. Dec. 12,1945 Mt. Pleasant, Pa. (m) Karen Pritts

Walter Braden Goswick, son of Jess B. and Amy V. (Heckler) Goswick.  His wife Margurite L. Foreman is the daughter of Frank L. and Edna B. (Byers) Foreman.  Walter B. Goswick supplied all information on his family.

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Thomas Goswick b.ca. 1870 Maryland d: Dec. 1892 Pa.
(m) Sep. 02,1890 Fayette Co. Pa.
Annie Workman b. 1876 Tarrs, Pa. d: 1956 Pa. (m) 2nd. Henry Jackson Goswick b.1875 Pa.(m 3rd) Lloyd Fry
        child:
1. Ralph Goswick b. March 1893 Westmorland Co.Pa. died about 1948 (read obit below)

Thomas Goswick, son of William Henry Jackson and Susan Rebecca (Santaymier) Goswick.  Thomas and Anne Goswick were expecting their first child, and Tom was killed in a coal mining accident.  Anne then married Henry Jackson Goswick, and they had several children.



Obit of Ralph R. Goswick (supplied by Evelyn Byson)
   Ralph R. Goswick
 Ralph R. Goswick, 56 years old of  New Stanton , Pa. died at 5;10 o'clock Saturday evening after a lingering illness. he is survived by his mother and stepfather Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd F. Frye of New Stanton, and the following brothers and sisters: F Frye of New Stanton, Jesse B. of Youngwood, Mrs. Harry Nicklow, of Connersville: Mrs. Russell Overly of Warren Ohio: Mr. Reed  M. of Detroit, Mich.: Mrs. William Overly of Alverton: Mrs. Joseph C. Springer of New Stanton. Friends will be received at his mothers home, with services to be conducted there at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon by Rev. C.C. Collins. Internment will be in the Mount Olive cemetery near Scottsdale.

 
 

1910 census Westmorland Co.Pa.

Jackson Goswick age 68 born S.C. (White male) View 1920 census
Susan R. age 68 born Va.
Samuel J. Hodges (g-son) age 13 born Pa.

Jesse Goswick age 15 born ca,. 1895 Pa.
color: w;w (what ever that means)
In home of Adam Fox

J.R. Goswick age 35 born Pa. (White)
Annie age 36
Ralph age 17
Opal age 12
Rede age 10
Hulda age 8
Minnie age 6
Annie age 3

William Goswick age 42 b.ca. 1868 Md.
Artie (wife) age 39

Fayette Co. Pa. 1910
John Goswick age 47 born ca. 1863 Pa.
Emma age 40
Roy E. age 15
John age 12
Edgar age 8
Frank age 2

Susan P. Goswick age 33 born ca. 1877 (color w:w) Fayette Co. town of Collinsville.
in household of J.H. Santmyer


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This picture was supplied by Sue Thompson, descendant of Hanna Goswick, dau of William Henry Jackson and Susan Rebecca (S) Goswick.  Top is Albert Hodges, wife Caroline (Goswick) Hodges, Middle row: Susan Rebecca & William Henry Jackson Goswick, bottom row is: Sammy Hodges only child of Albert & Caroline. Below is message received from Sue on 2/10/03.

Hanna married Elmer E. King of Scottdale PA. abt. 1891. Hanna died after Gall Bladder surgery in May about 1923-25 and I believe she is buried in Greensburg, PA. Elmer remarried (?) and had another son, Richard that died after a work related accident. Hanna & Elmer had two children, my grandmother, Estella Pearl born on Aug. 13, 1892, died Feb. 18, 1982 in Bakersfield, CA., and a son Walter V. born in 1894. Walter passed in the 1950s and is buried in Penn Hills, PA.
Estella married Clayton Torrance of Scottdale, PA.
Estella and Clayton had one child, my mother, Monica Pricilla Torrance born Aug. 3,1908 died on Feb. 3, 1987 in Bakersfield, CA.
Mom married Samuel Stanley McClellan Adams who was born April 2, 1908, in Manor, PA.  My sister Nancy Torrance and myself Susan Carol are the children of this marriage.
I will send you more information on Elmer's parents and my Dads family if you want.
Now I will try to send the picture of Susan Rebecca S. Goswick and William Henry Goswick with Bruce and Carrie (Caroline Goswick) Hopper and Sammy Hodge. The picture of the lady and man is the wedding picture of Hanna and Elmer.
Nice to share with you.  I will send more pictures in a couple of days.
Sue


 

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