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Robert Thomas Goheen

Male 1813 - 1891  (77 years)


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  • Name Robert Thomas Goheen 
    Born 14 Aug 1813  Rock Springs, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address:
    Ferguson Township 
    Gender Male 
    Census 5 Nov 1850  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Thomas Goheen is only time Robert is listed or shown using what is assumed to be his middle name.
      Thomas Goheen 36 yr. Farmer,
      Margaret 34 yr,
      Maria 15 yr,
      Almira 8,
      Jon 5,
      Margaret 3,
      William Stuart 19 as laborer. All born in Penna.
    Court-Legal 6 Jun 1860  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Know all may by these presents, that John Bailey and Nancy Bailey my wife and John J Goheen their said legalees named in the last will of Joseph Goheen late of Ferguson Township deceased do hereby acknowledge that we have this day had and received of Robert Goheen Executor of the last will and testament of the said Joseph Goheen deceased the Sum of five thousand and Seventy three dollars and ninety four cents in full satisfaction and payment of all such sum or sums of money legacied an bequests as are given to and bequeathed to the said John Bailey, Nancy Bailey and John J. Goheen by the last will and testament of the Said Joseph Goheen, and all interest accrued thereon. And therefore the said John Bailey and Nancy his wife and John J Goheen, do by these presents, release acquit, and forever discharge this said Robert Goheen his heirs executors and administrators of and from the said legacy of legacies, and of and from all actions, suits, payments, accounts, reckonings, claims and demands whatsoever for or by reason Thereof or of any other act matter, cause or thing whatsoever from the beginning of the world to the day of the date of these presents. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the [blank] day [blank]of AD One thousand eight hundred and Sixty. John Bailey, Nancy M Bailey, John J Goheen Recorded 23 January AD 1865
    Census 9 Jul 1860  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • The 1860 census done on the 9th of July, shows Rober age 46 and a farmer with Margaret age 44 as his wife.
      Children are Maria, 23;
      Elmira, 17;
      John, 14;
      Margaret,12;
      William, 9;
      Humel, 6;
      Elizabeth, 3
      Lucritia, 8/12.
      His family is just three families from Joseph Myers family with Wesley as a son.
    Court-Legal 11 Mar 1862  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Know all may by these presents, that I John Stalker Guardian of Joseph, Elizabeth, James, and John Goheen Minor children of David R. Goheen late of Ferguson Township One of the sons and legatees named in the in the last will of Jospeh Goheen, late of Ferguson Township aforesaid deceased as hereby acknowledge that I have this day had and received of Robert Goheen Executor of the last will and testament of the said Joseph Goheen deceased the Sum of twenty five hundred & thirty six dollars and ninety seven cents in full satisfaction and payment of all such sum or sums of money legacied release acquit, and forever discharge this said Robert Goheen his heirs executors and administrators of and from the said legacy of legacies, and of and from all actions, suits, payments, accounts, reckonings, claims and demands whatsoever for or by reason Thereof or of any other act matter, cause or thing whatsoever from the beginning of the world to the day of the date of these presents. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the eleventh day March of AD One thousand eight hundred and Sixty-two. John Stalker Recorded 23 January AD 1865
    Census 3 Sep 1870  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Listed as 56 years old, farmer, and farm value at 8000 and personal property at 1775. He has Margaret his wife age 54, and children; Almyra, 26; Margaret, 20; William, 18; Robert, 16; Elizabeth, 13; and Lucretia, 9.
    Info 3 Apr 1876  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Presented family bible to William Murray Goheen.
    Census 15 Jun 1880  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Robt age 66 is still farming with his 4 daughters at home.
    Census 15 Jun 1880  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Agriculture schedule, 1880, PA Centre, Harris twp, Owner of 110 tilled acres, 2 acres permanent, 34 acres woods, $8000 value, $250 machinery, $693 livestock, etc.
    Will 12 Sep 1887  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Be it remembered that I Robert Goheen of Boalsburg Centre Co Penna being of sound and disposing mind memory, and understanding, and considering the uncertainty of life, do therefore make, ordain, publish, and declare this to be my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following the is to say:
      Imprimis:
      I direct that my body be decently interned in the burial ground at the Branch church and that my funeral be conducted in a manner corresponding with my situation and condition in life. As to such estate as it hath pleased God to intrust me with I dispose of the same as follows, Viz: I give and bequeath unto my three daughters Almira Goheen, Margaret Jane Goheen, and Lucretia Davis Goheen the sum of One thousand dollars to be equally divided amongst the three, as soon as that amount can be realized from my estate. The above mentioned one thousand dollars is to be in addition to the full and equal share of these three daughters to the rest of my estate.
      I also give and bequeath unto my above mentioned three daughters the following personal property; each being the owner of one third the value thereof, and which they are also to receive in addition to their equal share in the rest of my estate. - Viz: All my household goods, including beds and bedding, carpets, chairs, stoves and fixtures, all kitchen furniture, and all and every kind of property whatsoever, found in my house from cellar to attic at the time of my decease. Also all tubs, barrels, garden utensils, including grubbing - hoe shovel and manure fork. Also my carriage with tung and shafts, together with Robes blankets and whip. Also their own selection of any horse I may own at the time of my decease, together with my best set of single harness and fly net. Also their own selection of any two cows from the herd. Also three hogs or shoats. Also three sheep. Also each year as long as the farm where I now live remains unsold, the aforementioned three daughters shall have out of the estates share of the products of the farm, Three loads of good hay, and two loads of topped corn-fodder put in the barn for their use, and all the straw they may need. Also they shall have good and convenient stable room for their stock, with halter and chains. Also each year 25 Bus wheat, 150 Bus corn ears, 75 Bus oats, and 20 Bus of potatoes, Also all the flour, meat, and fuel on hand at the time of my decease. Also all the wood they may need each year from my land on the mountain. Also pasture for their stock if they require it. Also under any arrangments my three above mentioned, daughters to retain possession of the parlor end of the house where we how live, both up stairs and down, with the use of half the garden, and full and free use of the cisterns, also half the room in my shop for purposes of family work. Also all the fruit they may need, both of apples and small fruits. If the farm where I now live be rented it shall if possible be upon these conditions - The tenant to occupy that part of the house not reserved for my daughters. He (the tenant) shall give one third of the whole of the products of the farm, grain, hay, fruit and pay all taxes. He shall haul the firewood and coal for my daughters without charge. He shall haul the rails, and keep the fences in repair without charge. I also make the following special bequests. - To my daughter Almira I give my watch and chain. To my daughter Margaret Jane I give one hand-saw, one 2 ft rule, one square, pair dividers, Brace and bits, one plane, three chisels, Hammer and hatchet. To my daughter Lucretia I give my shot-gun, pouch, bullet-molds, Shot-bag and powder-horn. To my daughter Margaret I give the grind-stone, and good axe. I give and bequeath to my above mentioned three daughters, all the fowls on the farm at the time of my decease.
      And as to all the rest, residue, and remainder of my Estate, real personal, or mixed, of whatever nature or kind, or wheresoever situate t the time of my decease. I do hereby give, devise, and bequeath unto all my seven children, share and share alike. It is my will that the farm now occupied by my son William M. be sold if possible within two years from the time of my decease and out of the proceeds of that sale, the mortgage on that farm be paid. I also direct that the farm where I an my daughters now live shall not be sold for five ears after my decease, unless by the unanimous consent of all my children, they should decide that to sell within five years would be to the advantage of them all.
      And lastly I do make, constitute, and appoint my daughter Margaret Jane, and my son William M Goheen to be the executors of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made, and declaring these presents only to be and contain my last Will and Testament
      In witness thereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, the twelfth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Eighty Seven.
      Witness: Adam Hess Robert Goheen
      W. A. Murray
    Census 1890  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Robert Goheen 77, retired - Boalsburg, Elmira, Margaret J., Lucretia.
    Died 31 Mar 1891  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Death records for the county are from 1893 to present.
    Probate 16 Apr 1891  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • M. J. Goheen and Wm. M. Goheen were executors of the will. Sold land in Patton township on 10 Jun 1893 to James A. Werk of Patton Twp for $3689.
    Buried State College, Centre County, Pennsylvavia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Address:
    Branch Cemetery 
    • Tombstone inscription - Robert Goheen 1813 - 1891 Margaret Murray Goheen 1816 - 1874
    Person ID I301  Goheen
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father Joseph Goheen,   b. 10 Jul 1779, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1842, Rock Springs, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane Gardner,   b. 14 Jun 1787,   d. 25 May 1857, Rock Springs, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1808  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address:
    Potter Township 
    • Presbyterian Church, Marriage by William Stuart.
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Jane Murray,   b. 21 May 1815,   d. 27 Aug 1874, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1835  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Maria Culbertson Goheen,   b. 28 Apr 1837, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1900, Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Almira Goheen,   b. 1842, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1916, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. John Bailey Goheen,   b. 20 Sep 1845, Baileyville, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1933, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Margaret Jane Goheen,   b. 11 Oct 1847, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1896, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. William Murray Goheen,   b. 10 Jan 1851, Oak Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1927, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Robert Hamill Goheen,   b. 1854,   d. 9 Nov 1872, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     7. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Boal Goheen,   b. 20 Feb 1857, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1921, Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     8. Lucretia Davis Goheen,   b. Oct 1859 OR Nov 1859, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1922, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F96  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S129] Book, Spangler notebook #33, Centre County Library and Historical Museum, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, page 91. This one of a series of books with undocumented genealogical information. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1049] Census 1860, 1850 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Harris twp, family 1421, line 41, page 111, Thomas Goheen, NARA micropublication M432, roll 763 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S611] Probate Centre Pensylvania, John Bailey et al||Robert Goheen extr||Release, Miscellanous Book C, page 423||Centre County courthouse, Recorder of Deeds, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1050] Census 1860, 1860 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, Harris twp, Boalsburg PO family 909, line 27, page 577, Robert Goheen, NARA micropublication M653, roll 1090. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S611] Probate Centre Pensylvania, John Stalker Guardian, Robert Goheen extr, Release, Miscellanous Book C, page 423, Centre County courthouse, Recorder of Deeds, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1051] Census 1870, 1870 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Harris Township, page 26, family 190, line 23, Robert Goheen, NARA micropublication M593, roll 1321 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S15] Bible of Goheen family (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1052] Census 1880, 1880 US Census Centre County, Pennsylvavia, population schedule, Harris township, ED 236, family 135, line 22, page 408, Robert Goheen, NARA micropublication T9, roll 1113 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S12] Census agricultural, 1880 US Census, Centre county, Pennsylvania, Agriculture schedule, Harris twp, Supervisors dist. 7 ED 236, sheet 5, Robert Goheen (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S20] Centre County Library, PA, Robert Goheen, Probate packet # 5886, (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S36] Centre 1890 Directory, page 114 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S611] Probate Centre Pensylvania, Robert Goheen Probate #5886, Centre County Library and Historical Museum, Bellefonte, PA (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S611] Probate Centre Pensylvania, Robert Goheen||#5886 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S25] Tombstone inscriptions, Found along Branch Road at Country Club, May 20, 1998 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S29] Stuart-Marriages, Baptisms, Joseph Goheen = Jane Gardner 1808 Apr 18, page 10 (Reliability: 3).