Simeon Goff was born 18 January 1754 in Rehoboth, Mass.,
the fourth child of William
Goff and, probably, Rebecka Whiting.1 He
married Thankful Jones 16 April 1778 in
Rehoboth,2 she died 4 September
1784.3 He remarried Chloe Peck 10 March
"Simeon Goff, from Rehoboth, removed to this town, Savoy, about year 1800, settling in the southern part of the town. Of a family of eight children, none survive, and there are but two representatives in town, Louis Goff being represented by his son Louis, and Cromwell by his son Nathan E., a merchant of Savoy."7He died 27 July 1846 in Savoy, Mass. and she died April 1, 1836 in Savoy. Both Simeon and Chloe were buried in Ingraham Cemetery, Savoy, Berkshire Co., MA.6
His inscription "Simeon Goff, d. July 27, 1846 in his 93 year" with verse and S. A. R. marker. Her inscription "Chloe wife of Simeon Goff, d. April 1, 1836 ae 78 yrs" with verse.
Simeon served during the Revolutionarywar. From his pension application:
"In the year 1775 he served six months and ten days as a soldier. In the year 1776 he served four months & twenty one days as a Drum major. In the year 1777 he served two months as a soldier & in 1778 he served twenty days as a soldier & for such service he claims a pension."View pension document.
He had 8 children;5