Lanson Dwight GOODNOUGH

Male 1836 - 1899  (63 years)


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  • Name Lanson Dwight GOODNOUGH  [1
    • 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.] [1]
    Born 3 Oct 1836  Schenectady, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Oct 1899  Cumberland, Barron Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I69936  Main Tree
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2012 

    Family Lydia Ann BICKFORD,   b. Jun 1845, Augusta, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1926, Pequaming, Baraga Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 16 May 1861  Ashippun, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Mae Florence GOODNOUGH,   b. 08 Jul 1875, Ontario, Vernon Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1906, Superior, Douglas Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F28272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S5017] Ancestry.com: Family Trees - Goodenough Farmer Family Tree by cathyfarmer62.