Lanson Dwight GOODNOUGH

Male 1836 - 1899  (63 years)

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  1. 1.  Lanson Dwight GOODNOUGH was born 3 Oct 1836, Schenectady, New York; died 22 Oct 1899, Cumberland, Barron Co., Wisconsin.


    Mr. L. D. Goodnough, whose serious illness was noted in this paper, died from rheumatism of the heart at his home in this city at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, October 22, 1890, aged 63 years and 19 days. Lanson Dwight Goodnough was born at Schenectady, N.Y., October 3, 1836. Moved with his parents to Algonquin, McHenry county, Ill., in 1848. Moved thence to Neosho, Wis., in 1852. He was married at Ashippun Wis., May 16, 1861, to Miss Lydia A. Bickford. He enlisted at Neosho in 1861, in the 7th Wis. Battery of Light Artillery, and served to the close of the war. In 1866 Mr. Goodnough?s people moved to Vernon county, where they lived until 1880 when they came to Cumberland, which has since been their home. Deceased leaves a widow and five children, three sons and two daughters, as follows: Lanson Goodnough, Washburn, Wis.; Dustin Goodnough, Arbor Viae, Wis.; W. F. Goodnough, Montrose, Minn.; Mrs. O. H. Slosson and Miss Stella Goodnough, Cumberland; all of whom were present at the funeral. The funeral occurred at 2 p.m., Tuesday, in the Methodist church, Rev. A.N. Sweet, Methodist pastor of Shell lake, conducting the ceremony. The church was well filled with friends of the deceased, the old comrades occupying seats in front. There were 21 of them as follows: Chas. Gates, Elijah Morgan, N. Wallace, Thos. H. Oakes, W.H. Lord, Mr. Stoddard, C.L. Bryer, John Corbett, John Mays, M.S. Lathe, M.W. Helms, J.N. Morgan, Col. M. Boyden, B. Burke, H. Calder, Chas. Swan, Albert Finley, Geo. Fairbanks, D.C. Carsley, John Smith, O. C. Smith. Deceased was commander of the G.A.R. post in this city and the Post?s flag was carried at the funeral. M.S. Lathe, the Post?s chaplain, read the prescribed service at the church, but was unable to go to the grave, the service there being wholly in charge of the minister. The interment was made at Lakeside cemetery. Deceased was a loving husband, a kind father, a faithful soldier, and an honorable citizen, and his death is mourned by all. Sincerest sympathy is extended tot he bereaved family in this dark hour of their affliction. [October 26, 1899, Cumberland Advocate, Cumberland, Wisconsin.]

    Lanson married Lydia Ann BICKFORD 16 May 1861, Ashippun, Wisconsin. Lydia was born Jun 1845, Augusta, Maine; died 14 Mar 1926, Pequaming, Baraga Co., Michigan. [Group Sheet]

    1. Mae Florence GOODNOUGH was born 08 Jul 1875, Ontario, Vernon Co., Wisconsin; died 05 Jun 1906, Superior, Douglas Co., Wisconsin.

Generation: 2