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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Goad
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 14:15:28 -0500
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Marion County Cemetery book
Alex Goad 1810-1889
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
He is the only Goad listed

> Yellvilee, Ark., Marion Co.
> Mr. C.P. Goad and family
> April the 1, 1889
> Dear children, I seat myself to write you a few lines to let you know I am
> well at present hoping these few lines will come to hand and find you all
> good health. Pink I have sad news to write to you.. your father died the
> of February but I am thanlful to tell you he was prepared to die he said
> tell his children to live more religious and live nearer their Goad than
> they ever had. He could look back over his past life with regrets and say
> if he had his life to go over he would live a diferant life and spend his
> days in the service of God. Ther was four (?) preachers come to see him
> sung and prayed with him while he was sick. we buryed him at the Pleasant
> Rige Church Graveyard we put him away as nice as we could. I would be so
> glad if you all could come to see me. I feel so sad and lonly. I hope
> will come see us some time. Times is very hard at present. I havent got
> bushel of corn nor a dolar in money to git any with corn is a dollar a
> bushel flour 5 dollars a hundart coffee 5 (?) a pound to the dollar. I
> want you all to write to me as I am just as anxious to hear from you as
> (possibly Charles' daughter Eliza - mpg) with hub in Madison Co. Write
> yours as ever, Jane Goad

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