Goswick Genealogies

by:Henry H. and Keuttah (Goswick) Kennemore
Copyright 1986

Martin Goswick
some of his descendants

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Martin Goswick born Jan.1833 Union Co.S.C. died aft. 1900 Logan Co.Ky ?
(m)lst. ca. 1851 Ga. (m) 2nd. ca. 1878 Ga.
lst. Elizabeth J. Daniels  or DOBBS  born 1834 S.C. d;n/r
2nd. Cynthia Goswick b. Mar. 1850 Lumpkin Co.Ga. d:1915 Alabama in home of her brother George W. Goswick.
      children are by lst wife
1. Hiram Jackson Goswick b. 1852 Tn. (m)Martha "Mattie" Poteet
2. Hepsi Goswick b. 1854 Tn.
3. John William Henry Hasacar Goswick b/11/25/1856 Ga.(m)Margaret Ella Powers
4. Mary J. Goswick b. ca. 1858 Ga.
5. Goodman Goswick b. 1860 Tn. (m)Dec.18,1888 Yell Co.AR. Missouri Stevenson

Martin Goswick was the son of Thomas & Elizabeth A.(Pruitt) Goswick.  There is no information as to the parents of his wife Elizabeth J. Daniel, but his 2nd wife Cynthia Goswick was his 3rd cousin and was the daughter of Thomas and Lucinda (Conaway) Goswick.


In 1850 Martin Goswick is living with his Uncle Matthias Goswick

1860 Martin Gossip is in Polk Co.Tn. with wife and children  view 1870-80-1900 Martin Goswick

1862, Apr.13th, Martin Goswick elisted at Morganton, Georgia as a Private in the 52nd. Regiment Georgia Infantry.  On May 2, 1862 Martin is in "H" Company, assigned as Company Blacksmith and the 52nd is at Dalton, Georgia.  The 52nd takes part in the defense of the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi on 31 March 1863.   The 52nd and H Company are at the main Battle of Vicksburg and Martin is taken prosoner of war on Jul.04,1863.  Martin Goswick signs a parol letter and is later released.

1870 Martin Goswick is in Gordon Co.Ga. with wife Elizabeth and children
1880 Martin Goswick is in Logan County Kentucky with wife Cynthia
1900 Martin Goswick is in Logan Co.Ky with wife Cynthia (married 22 years)

1910 Logan Co.Ky. Lewisburg Township.
Cynthia GOSWICH age 60 born Ga. ca. 1849 (film not checked)(Note spelling of surname).


Martin Goswicks wife Elizabeth Goswick re-married on 7/12/1876 Jacob Lewis.


1880 Gordon Co.Ga. census listed: Jacob Lewis age 60, Elizabeth J. Lewis age 45, Nancy L. Lewis age 15, Joseph Lewis age 8, Hepsi E. Dobbs (mother in law), and Mary E.J. Goswick age 18 (step daughter).


Hiram Jackson"Jack" Goswick b. Oct. 1852 Tn. died ca. 1933 Ala.
(m) ca. 1875
Martha "Mattie" Poteet b. Dec. 1847 N.C. died abt. 1915-20 Ala.
             one adopted child
1. James Henry Goswick b. 9/07/1897 Ga. d: Apr.22, 1949 Ga.

Hiram Jackson Goswick, son of Martin and Elizabeth J. (Daniels/Dobbs) Goswick.  Descendants have stated that Hiram Jackson and Mattie (Poteet) Goswick never had any children except for the son James Henry Goswick who they had adopted and that James Henry Goswick's biological mother was "Nora Cash".  Jack Goswick was a Minister.  In 1930 Surry CoTx. Jack H. Goswick age 77 was living with brother John William Henry Hasacar Goswick and family.    In 1935 Jack Goswick returned to Alabama to preach.  View History of Union Mission Baptist Church, and years that Jacks preached there.

1900 census Cleaburn Co.Ala. listed:
H.J. Goswick age 47 b. Oct. 1852 Tn. Father S.C. Mother S.C.
M.S. Goswick (wife) b. Dec. 1847 age 52 b. N.C.
J.H. (adopted son) age 2 born Aug. 1897 Ga.

1910 Cherokee Co. Alabama census listed:
Jack Goswick age 59 b. Tn.
Martha (wife) age 54 N.C.
Henry (adopted son) age 11 b. Ga.

Census showed that Jack and Martha Goswick had been married 38 years, 1 child, 1 living.




John William Henry Hasacar Goswick b. NOv.25,1856 Georgia died Oct.15,1942 Snyder, Tx.
(m) Mar.06,1881 Yell Co.Arkansas
Margaret Elimina Powers b. Mar.17,1864 Ar. died Sep.23,1938 Tx. (View 1880 census below)(view 1930 census)
1. Lela Goswick born 9/02/1885 AR. died Oct.14,1885 AR.
2. James Lee Goswick b. Feb.21,1888 d: Nov.10,1954 (m)Lorena Ford
3. J.T. :Jess" Goswick b. May 12,1891 Tx. d:Dec.19,1950 Tx. (m) Essie Smith
4. Gertrude Goswick b. Mar.06,1894 (m) Howell B. Scott
5.Fred Virgil Goswick b.May 19,1896 d:Oct.04,1973 (m)Ethel Smith
6. William Henry Goswick b. June.16,1899 d:Feb.06,1982 (m)lst.Emmer L.Caddell (m2nd)Mae Buttrell
7.Myrtle Goswick b. Mar.27,1904 d:Mar.14,1959 (m)Dew Davis
8.Hiram Jack Goswick b. Feb.11,1906 d:Apr.1978 (m) Ida Mae Pearson

John William Henry Hasacar Goswick, son of Martin and Elizabeth Goswick.

1880 Yell Co AR. census Spring Creek Township Dist. 221
hh# 95-95
T.L. (?) Powers age 57 born Ms. Father Ms. Mother Ms.
E.A. (wife) age 53 born Ky Father NC Mother NC
Mary C. (dau) age 23 born Ar.
J.A. (dau) age 18 born AR.
Margaret (dau) age 15 born Ar.
John R. (son) age 11 born AR.
Martha M. (dau) age 7 born AR.

John Goswick age 23 born Ga. Father Ga. Mother Ga.
Farm Laborer, Living in household of McCluskeys

1930 Surry Co.Tx. Dist 4 Prect 1
John Goswick age 73 born Ga. parents born Ga. (farmer)
Ellie (wife) age 66 born Ar. Father Ala. Mother Ky.
Gertie Thurman age 36 (dau) born Tx. parents Ga. Ar.
Jack H. Goswick age 77 (brother) born Ga. parents born Ga. (minister)
Hal Scott (g-son)
Henry B. Thurman (g-son)



James Lee Goswick b. Feb.21,1888 Little Rock, Ar. died Nov.10,1954
(m) 1908 Cisco,Tx.
Lorena Ford b. Oct. 3,1891 Crockett,Tx. died Apr.12,1934 Tx.
1. Bertha Mae Goswick b. 1909 Ranger,Tx. died 1910 Tx.
2. John Henry Goswick b. Mar.24,1911 Breckenridge,Tx.(mx3)Ileta Sanders, Ruth Costin, Evelyn Vestal
3. Grover Lee Goswick  b. Jan.30,1913 Breckenridge,Tx. (m)Lavada April Hayworth
4. Walter Virgil Goswick b. Nov.07,1915 Breckenridge,Tx. (mx2)Zona Shinn, Frances Strong
5. Alton Andrew Goswick b. July 27,1922 Snyder, Tx. (m) Lois MacMichael
6. Mildred Allene Goswick b. Feb.20,1929 Cuthbert,Tx. (mx2)David C. Anderson, Garvin Williams

James Lee Goswick, son of John William Henry Hasacar and Margaret Elimina (Powers) Goswick.



Grover Lee Goswick born Jan.30,1913 Breckenridge, Tx.
(m) 9/03/1936 Colorado City. Tx.
Lavada April Hayworth born Apr.05,1919 Granbury, Tx.
1. Shirley ann Goswick b. 8/20/1938 d:7/20/1939
2. Bobby Lee Goswick b. Dec.22,1938 Colorado City, Tx. (m) Mary Elaine Boyd
3. Darrell Roy Goswick b. Feb.02,1944 Odessa, Tx. (m) Ramona Gilbert
4. Carroll Eugene Goswick b. Oct.11,1945 Big Springs, Tx. (m)Lois Gayle Cross (his son: James C.Goswick)
5. Michael Joy Goswick b. Jul.03,1953 Andrews, Tx. (m) Bobby Loraine Donahue

Grover Lee Goswick, son of James Lee and Lorena (Ford) Goswick.  His wife Lavada April Hayworth is the daughter of M.L. and Beulah A. (Stalcup) Hayworth..


William Henry Goswick born  6/16/1899 Springtown, Tx, d: Feb.06,1982 Jayton,Tx.
(m)lst. 4/16/1921 Snyder,Tx. (m) 2nd. 5/20/1964 Big Springs, Tx.
lst. Emmer Louise Caddell b. 2/23/1902 Tx.
2nd. Mae Buttrell born n/r
      children are by lst. marriage
1. Howard Wayland born Jan.24,1922 Dermont, Tx. (m) Bonnie Lou Parks
2. Novella Pearl born Feb.18,1923 Dermont, Tx. (m) Jesse Alonzo Johnson (Their son: Jesse N.Johnson)
3. Jerry Donald born Nov.02,1926 Dermont, Tx.(m) Edith Armilda Harris
4. Earnest Henry born Nov.06,1928 Dermont, Tx. (m)x3
5. Delores Valree born 3/17/1930 Dermont, Tx. (*m)Charles Dew Davis
6. Marion Cleveland "Skeet" born 7/24/1931 Dermont, Tx. (m) Betty Vanderpool (e-mail a grandson "Shane")
7. Roy Jay "Patchy" born 10/29/1935 Dermont,Tx.
8. Vianna Sue born 9/03/1939 Dermont, Tx.(m) Bobby Jo Beason
9. Thelma Janita born 8/01/1945 Dermont, Tx.

William Henry Goswick, son of John William Henry Hasacar and Margaret Elmina "Ella" (Powers) Goswick.  Emmer Louise Caddell was the daughter of Joseph Andrew and Luda Kansas (Bynum) Caddell.  All information was supplied by Howard Wayland Goswick and Novella Pearl Johnson on this immediate family. {kgk}



J.T. "Jesse" Goswick b.5/21/1891 Tx. died: 12/19/1950 Tx.
(m) n/r
Essie Smith born n/r d:n/r (m) 2nd. Garland G. Davis born 1903 died: Nov.28,1992 Tx. (age 89)
1. Lottie Mae b.n/r (m) Ainsworth
2. Bonnie Bee b.n/r (m) Charles Dew Davis
3. Homer Lee b.n/r
4. Evelyn b.n/r (m) Hull

J.T."Jesse" Goswick, son of John William Henry Hasacar and Margaret Elmina "Ella" (Powers) Goswick.


Myrtle Goswick born 3/27/1905 Tx. died: 3/14/1959 Tx.
Dew Davis b.n/r d:n/r
1. Dorothy b.n/r
2. Grady b.n/r
3. Marey Nell b.n/r
4. Wanda b.n/r
5. Lully b.n/r
6. Charles Dew b.n/r
7. Helen Jo b.n/r
8. Claudene b.n/r

Myrtle (Goswick) Davis, daughter of John William Henry Hasacar and Margaret Elemina "Ella" (Powers) Goswick.



Hiram Jack Goswick born 2/11/1906 Tx. died Apr. 1978 Tx.
(m) ca.1925
Ida Mae Pearson born 12/21/1908 Snyder, Tx. died May 29,1996 (m) 2nd Jake King
1. HIram Jack,Jr. born Nov.03,1926 Tx. d: Apr.12,1985 Tx.
2. Shirley b.n/r
3. Van b.n/r
4. Donnie b.n/r
5. James b.n/r
6. May Allene b.1927 d:1954
7. Robert "Bob" b.10/06/1935 d:2/03/1974 Tx. (m) Shirley (?)
8. infant son b&d Nov.02,1934

Hiram Jack Goswick, son of John William Henry Hasacar and Margaret Emilina "Ella" (Powers) Goswick.  Ida Mae Pearson was the daughter of Porter Edward and May Belle (Ramage) Pearson.



Freddie Virgil Goswick born 5/19/1896 Parker Co.Tx. d:Oct.04,1973 Snyder Tx.
(m)7/1/1916 Wayland, Texas, Eastland Co.
Ethel Mae Smith born 4/30/1898 DeLeon, Comanche Co.Tx. d: 5/15/1968 Snyder, Tx.
1. Eula Mae Goswick born 7/27/1917 Ranger, Tx.(m) James Morris Barber
2. Mary Ruth "Crickett" Goswick born 4/26/1919 Snyder, Tx.(m)W.A. Miller
3. Fred Allen Goswick born 7/10/1921 Snyder, Tx.(m) Cleda Winell Morris
4. Loyd Elmer Goswick born 2/15/1923 Snyder, Tx.(m)lst.Virginia Cole (2nd) Nora Murlene Parker
5. Lester Wayne Goswick born 4/4/1925 Snyder, Tx.(m) Una Thelma Wagner
6. Leon Goswick born 7/21/1927 Col.City, Mitchell, Tx.(m) Marceline Guelker
7. Leona Marie Goswick born 11/24/1932 Col.City, Mitchell, Tx.(m) Otis Baker, Jr.
8. Margaret Dean Goswick born 10/13/1935 Col.City, Mitchell, Tx.(m)lst.W.L. Hughes (2nd)Bobby Green
9. J.D. Goswick born 7/23/1939 Ranger, Tx.(m)Barbara Ann Warren


Mary Ruth "Crickett" Goswick born 4/26/1919 Snyder, Tx. d: 5/2/1975 Odessa, Tx.
(m) 2/1/1936 Colorado City, Tx.
W.A. Miller born 7/23/1917 Jefferson Co. Ok. died 9/30/1978 Odessa, Tx.
1. Jackie, Jr. born 8/25/1937 Big Springs, Tx. (m) Carol Ann Conner born Jan.08,1941 Altus, Ok.
2. Wanda Delois born 2/26/1942 Big Springs, Tx.(m)Wm C. Shirley (m)2nd. Gary Lawson
3. Hansell Wayne born 4/13/1945 Big Springs, Tx. (m) Linda Jo Kirkpatrick
4. Doyle Glenn born 10/09/1948 Big Springs, Tx.(m) Cynthia Dianne Langston


John Henry Goswick born Mar.24,1911 Breckenridge, Tx.  died: March 21,1961 Tx.
(m) lst.  (m)2nd. (m)3rd.
lst. Ileta Sanders b&d n/r
2nd. Ruth Costin b&d n/r
3rd. Evelyn Vestal  b. Nov.28,1927 Fairfield, Tx. died: July 06,1998 Pittsburg, Tx.
              children by lst marriage
1. Prebble (dau) born Nov.21,1932 Surry Co.Tx. (m) T.A. Whitten
2. Bobby Eugene born March 09,1934Tx. d:Nov.12,1974 Fresno,Ca. (contact dau at:) Bobbie G.Lewis
              children by 2nd marriage
3. Eddie Lee born about 1938 Crane, Tx.
              children by 3rd. marriage
4. Johnny born Sep.06,1949 Lubbock, Tx. (e-mail John at: Jgoswick@pcssd1.k12.ar.us.
5. Kristi  born May 27,1955 Joplin, Mo. (e-mail  Kristi )

John Henry Goswick, son of James Lee and Lorena (Ford) Goswick of Breckenridge, Tx.


Walter Virgil Goswick born Nov.07,1914 Breckenridge,Tx. died Jan.29,1974 Tx.
(m)lst.  (m) 2nd. Jan.06,1945 Wichita Falls, Tx.
lst. Zona Shinn born Dec.11,1911 Alba, Tx.
2nd. Frances Strong b.n/r died Apr.01,1971 Ranger, Tx.
                children by lst marriage
1. Walter Leon Goswick born Jan.27,1941 Sweetwater, Tx.
               children by 2nd marriage
2. Virganna Goswick b. Dec.28,1947 Ranger, Tx.

Walter Virgil Goswick, son of James Lee and Lorena (Ford) Goswick of Breckenridge, Tx.


Mr. Walter Leon Goswick
KINGSVILLE Mr. Walter Leon Goswick, age 61, a resident of Kingsville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, in Corpus Christi. Born Jan. 27, 1941, in Sweetwater to Virgil Goswick and Zona Shinn Franklin, Mr. Goswick was employed with Royal Wireline Inc. in Riviera as a sales engineer since 1996. He was a member of Elks Lodge No. 1926 and was past district deputy grand exalted ruler.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Lois E. Goswick of Kingsville; one son, David Eric (Billinda) Goswick of Amarillo; three daughters, Sherry (Mateo) Williamson of Midland, Donna Goswick and Diane Goswick, both of Kingsville; one half sister, Virganna Halbrook of the state of Texas; and four grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, March 2, 2002, at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel with the Elks Lodge officiating.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, Texas, 78363.


Mildred Allene Goswick born Feb.20,1928 Cuthbert, Tx.
(m)lst. Jan.22,1944 Odessa, Tx. (m) 2nd. Feb.04,1957 Lovington, N.M.
lst. David Cecil Anderson born Jul.24,1925 Tx.
2nd. Garvin Williams born May 04,1922 Atokas, Ok.
              children by lst marriage.
1. Betty Jean Anderson born Feb.17,1945 Gorman, Tx. (m) Gary Lee Pounds

Mildred Allene Goswick, daughter of James Lee and Lorena (Ford) Goswick of Breckenridge, Tx.