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Joseph Rittenhouse Goheen

Male 1841 - 1929  (87 years)


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  • Name Joseph Rittenhouse Goheen 
    Born 10 Sep 1841  Spruce Creek, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Death certificate information provided by son, Robert R. Goheen gives Waterson, Clarion County, Pennsylvania as the place of birth.
    Gender Male 
    Census 13 Nov 1850  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Ferguson Township 
    Misc From Aug 1857 to Apr 1861  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Guardianship account of John Stalker, guardian of Joseph R. Goheen one of the minor children of David R, Goheen deceased.
    Misc 25 Aug 1857  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Joseph Goheen petitions for the minor son of David Goheen late of Ferguson Twp, that minor above age of 14 years has no one legally authorized to take care of his person adn estate. He wishes to be allowed to choice of suitable persons for that purpose.
    Religion 8 Jan 1858  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Joseph recieved the family bible upon the death of his father David Rittenhouse Goheen. 
    Address:
    Ferguson Township 
    Military 19 Aug 1861  Tionesta, Forest County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11
    • Enrolled 19 Aug 1861 at Tionesta, PA. Mustered 28 Aug 1861 as Private at Erie, PA. Age at time of enrollment was 20. Pension description is that he is 5 ft 9 1/2 inches tall, sandy complexion, grey eyes, red hair and was a farmer.
    Military 1 Sep 1864  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    • Expiration of term of service.
      Jospeh R. Goheen
      Private company G 83 Regiment PA Inf.
      Invalid application # 184357 certificate No. 128932
      Widow application 1666441 certificate a5-27-30
    Census 1 Jul 1870  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address:
    Ward 1 
    • Joseph Goheen household age 28, laborer, Lucy 22 wife Born PA, John age 4 born Kansas, Frank age 2 born Kansas.
    Residence Aft 1870  Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    • Since leaving military service he has lived at Armagh, PA; Montgomery City, MO; Topeka, KS; Downs, KS; Joplin, MO; Burlington, CO; and the National Military Home.
    Census 7 Jun 1880  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Joseph age 36 years old is a carpentar who was born in Pennsylvania and parents born in Pennsylvania.
      Emma his wife is 29 and also born in Pennsylvania as well as her parents. They have five children:
      John age 12 born in Missouri,
      Frank age 10 born in Kansas,
      Charles age 6 born in Kansas,
      Alice age 4 born in Kansas
      Robert age 1 also born in Kansas.
    Military Aug 1890  Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    National Military Home Disabled V. Soldiers 
    • Exam because of pain in right leg and unable to walk but a short distance. Pulse rate os 88, respiration 19, temp 98.5, hsight 5 feet 10 inches, weight 145 pounds and 49 years old. Muscle of right leg 1 inch smaller than the left. Wound was in the upper right thiegh
    Census 1 Jun 1900  Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    631 Pennsylvania Ave 
    • Joseph Goheen living at 631 and R. A. Goheen at 630 Pennsylvania Ave.
      Joseph is a zinc and lead miner, born Sep 1841 and has been married 33 years. He rents his home.
      Emma A his wife born Aug 1849 has had 6 children and 5 are alive.
      Charley, a son, born Apr 1872 age 28 was born in Kansas is a fireman on the railroad.
      Allie born Dec 1874 also born in Kansas is a daughter
    Census 1 Jan 1920  Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address:
    National Military Home Disabled V. Soldiers 
    • Joseph R Goheen, captain of Company C, age 78.
    Census 1925  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Joseph R Goheen age 83 born Pennsylvania, Engineer
      Jennie M Wife age 61 born Illinois
    Died 24 Mar 1929  Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 17
    Address:
    111 N. 2nd St 
    • Death certificate information has many errors indicating lack of genealogy by his son, Robert the informant.
      Joseph R Goheen, married to Jennie Goheen
      Retired R R engineer
      Waterson, Clarion County, Pennsylvania as the place of birth, on 10 Sept, 1840.
      father Joseph R Goheen born Waterson, Pennsylvania
      mother; Mary Hunter born Pennsylvania
      Informant: Robert R Goheen of Joplin, Missouri
      Burial Joplin Missouri 25 March 1929
      Cause of death Pneumonia

      Joseph Rittenhouse Goheen, a former resident of Centre county, died at his home in Peoria, Kan., on March 26th, of general infirmities. He was a son of David and Elizabeth Goheen and was born at Alexandria, Huntingdon county, on September 10th, 1841, hence was in his 88th year. When he was a boy his parents moved to Pine Grove Mills where he grew to manhood.
      When but twenty years old he enlisted for service in the Civil war, and made an excellent soldier. After the war he went west and located at Fort Scott, Kan. He is survived by his second wife four sons, one daughter and a brother, all in the west. Burial was made on March 29th.
    Person ID I325  Goheen
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2017 

    Father David Rittenhouse Goheen,   b. 2 Mar 1810, Rock Springs, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1857, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Harriet Hunter,   b. 15 Aug 1814,   d. 10 Sep 1846  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1838  State College, Centre County, Pennsylvavia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DAR info of Mrs Mary Thompson Dale, only gives 1838 as date.
    Family ID F103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Amdenisoila Watterson,   b. 15 Aug 1849, Armagh, Indiana County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1904, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1866  [3, 18
    • Joseph Goheen living at 631 and R. A. Goheen at 630 Pennsylvania Ave. Joseph is a zinc and lead miner, born Sep 1841 and has been married 33 years. He rents his home. Emma A his wife born Aug 1849 has had 6 children and 5 are alive. Charley, a son, born Apr 1872 age 28 was born in Kansas is a fireman on the railroad. Allie born Dec 1874 also born in Kansas is a daughter.
    Children 
     1. John Watterson Goheen,   b. 20 Nov 1867,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Frank Busby Goheen,   b. 14 Dec 1869, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1935, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Charles Carpenter Goheen,   b. 15 Apr 1872, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1964, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     4. Allie Elizabeth Goheen,   b. 7 Dec 1874, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1932, Tulsa, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. Robert Roy Goheen,   b. 4 Mar 1879, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1953, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Odia L Goheen,   b. CA 1886, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Harry Goheen,   b. 30 Dec 1888,   d. 6 Oct 1896, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jennie Melissa (Kingsolver) Baird,   b. 9 Mar 1864, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1940, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1910  Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • Copy of Marriage certificate, Mrs Jennie M Kingsolver of Boulder, Colorado and Joseph R. Goheen married at Olathe Kansas by Probate Judge, S. G Long.
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Letter from Civil War
    Letter from Civil War

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary, Joseph Rittenhouse Goheen obituary, Centre Democrate, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, 18 April 1929 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S4] Death Certificate, Joseph R. Goheen death cerificate, Kansas, 900 SW Jackson, Topeka, Kansas, number A00834844, issued 17 August 2000. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1053] Census 1900, Jasper County, Missouri, populatiion schedule, Joplin, line 18, ED 35, family 164, page 8, Joseph Goheen, NARA micropublication T623, roll 866 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1049] Census 1850, 1850 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ferguson twp, family 1641, line 4, page 519, David Goheen, NARA micropublication M432, roll 763 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S611] Probate Centre Pensylvania, Guardianship records of Joseph R. Goheen, Packet # 1489, Centre County Library and Historical Museum (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S611] Probate Centre Pensylvania, Petition of Jos. Goheen for a Guardian, file 1489, Centre County Library and Historical Museum, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S28] Orphans Court Centre County, Estate papers of David R. Rittenhouse # 1476 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S129] Book, History of the Eighty-third regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, by A.M. Judson, B. F. H. Lynn, pub. Erie, PA, (1865), FHL microfilm 1550243. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S129] Book, History of Penns Vol 1861-5 pub by on 1870; information from amazon.com.

    10. [S41] Military Record, The United States Army Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Card G-83 I (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S41] Military Record, NARA certificate # 128932 of Joseph R. Goheen, bureau of pensions. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S58] Electronic Datebase, www.footnote.com/image/14595312, Prnted 5 Aug 2008.
      Record made at time of death and gives the National Archives record numbers for Joseph and widow.

    13. [S1051] Census 1870, 1870 US Census, ShawneeCounty, Kansas, population schedule, city of Topeka Wd 1, page 196, family 611, line 6, Joseph Goheen, NARA micropublication M593, roll 442 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S1052] Census 1880, 1880 US Census Shawnee County, Kansas, population schedule, Topeka, ED 7, family 215, line 19, page 133, Joseph Goheen, NARA micropublication T9, roll 1113 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S1055] Census 1920, 1920 US Census, Leavenworth County, Kansas, population schedule, National Military Home Disabled Soldiers, ED 88, line 1, sheet 4, Joseph R Goheen, NARA micropublication T625, roll 537 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S834] Census 1925 Kansas, Topeka; Line 23; family 5, line 22; Joseph Goheen.

    17. [S14] Obituary, Joseph Rittenhouse Goheen obituary, Centre Democrate, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, 18 April 1929 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S6] Communication from relative, Letter from Connie (Goheen) Isley; 19855 J Highway, Diamond, MO 64840. to Elizabeth L Albright, 14 March 2001; held in 2001 by receiver, 4927 Palo Alto SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, Connie Isley is; Joseph Rittenhouse Goheen > Robert Roy Goheen > John Harold (Reliability: 2).
      Letter from Connie (Goheen) Isley; 19855 J Highway, Diamond, MO 64840. to Elizabeth L Albright, 14 March 2001; held in 2001 by receiver, 4927 Palo Alto SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, Connie Isley is; Joseph Rittenhouse Goheen > Robert Roy Goheen > John Harold
      Letter from Connie (Goheen) Isley; 19855 J Highway, Diamond, MO 64840. to Elizabeth L Albright, 14 March 2001; held in 2001 by receiver, 4927 Palo Alto SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, Connie Isley is; Joseph Rittenhouse Goheen > Robert Roy Goheen > John Harold

    19. [S11] Marriage License, NARA Pension file for Joseph R. Goheen file XC 2631170 for widow pension for Jennie M. Goheen. Certificate # 128932 of Joseph R. Goheen (Reliability: 3).