I. FIRST GENERATION: WILLIAM GOFF

William Goff, our ancestor, is probably the one who married "Rebecka Whiting, both of Rehoboth, married by Rev. Lemuel Maxwell 18 October 1747."1 It is not known if he was born there. There is no listing for him in the Rehoboth, Massachusetts births.2 Rebecka died 16 May 1781 in Rehoboth.3

They had 11 children:4

  1. Ruth, born 14 August 1748.
  2. Bethany, born 8 January 1749-50.
  3. Amos, born 10 December 1751.
  4. Simeon, born 18 January 1754, married Thankful Jones 16 April 1778 in Rehoboth,5 she died 4 September 17846 . He remarried Chloe Peck 10 March 17857 . He died 29 July 1846 in Savoy, Mass.
  5. David, born 8 August 1756.
  6. Sibbell, born 9 March 1758.
  7. Ezra, born 26 May 1760.
  8. Huldah, born 28 May, 1762.
  9. Rebeckah, born 20 July 1764.
  10. William, born 20 October 1766.
  11. Rachal, born 10 August 1768.

Sources:
  • Source (30), page 158, 399.
  • Source (30), page 308, 9.
  • Source (30), page 327.
  • Source (30), page 309.
  • Source (30), page 154.
  • Source (30), page 827.
  • Source (30), page 154, 287.
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