GOOD, John

Male 1831 - 1900  (68 years)


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  • Name GOOD, John 
    Born 20 Mar 1831  Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census (desc) 1850  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary
    • JOHN GOOD, RETIRED MILLER, PASSES AWAY SUNDAY EVENING AT HIS HOME.
      For Thirty Years He Conducted the Flowering Mill on Lycoming Creek Above Newberry, Which Since 1898, Has Been Run by His Son, John C.
      — Sketch of the Deceased.

      John Good, the well known retired miller, who for years had been a prominent resident of Old Lycoming Township, residing at the old flouring mill on Lycoming creek, above Newberry, died at 6 o’clock Sunday evening. Mr. Good suffered a stroke of paralysis on election day in February, this year, but subsequently got better, and was up and about. Three weeks ago, however, he became worse, gradually growing weaker until the end came Sunday evening. He ran the old Good mill for about thirty years, which was before that conducted by his father, the late George Good. The funeral will occur from the house (illegible) taken on the 12:40 p.m. train to Milton, where interment will he made.

      John Good was born in Northampton county, Pa., March 8, 1833, and was the oldest son of George Good, deceased. He received a common school education and was reared a farmer. In 1858, he engaged in the mercantile business in Snyder county, Pa., and subsequently removed to Sunbury, where he followed merchandising three iyears. He then engaged in the milling business in Clinton county, and after his father's death, he purchased the old mill property on Lycoming creek, above Newberry. He conducted this mill until 1898, when his son, John C., took charge of the business, since which time the subject of this sketch had led a retired life.

      Mr. Good was married in 1858 to Sarah, daughter of E. Crawford, of Delaware township, Northumberland county. Mrs. Good is dead, and the following children survive: O. W. Good, South Williamsport; John C. Good, at home; James Good, who resides near Watsontown, on a farm; Harry Good, Newberry; Clara and Nellie Good, at home; Bertha, wife of Robert Rogers, Newberry; Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Neyhart of Milton.

      Mr. Good was a Republican in politics, and had been a member of the Masonic fraternity for many vears. He was one of the respected, progressive citizens of Lycoming township, and had a host of friends. He was a brother of Abram Good, the well known miller, of Newberry.
    _UID 35F02E56010246ADB7BFFABD53BF53518233 
    Died 16 Mar 1900  Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9348  Milton Families
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2015 

    Father GOOD, George,   b. 1810, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother SMITH, Mary,   b. 1811, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F2984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CRAWFORD, Sarah 
    Married 1858 
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Mar 1831 - Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1850 - Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1900 - Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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