Joel B. Good

M, b. 28 April 1822, d. 8 February 1905
FatherJonas Good b. 25 Mar 1794, d. 15 Sep 1881
MotherMary Bowman b. 21 Apr 1799, d. 17 Feb 1847
     Joel B. Good was born on 28 April 1822 in Bowmansville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,5,6,7 He was the son of Jonas Good and Mary Bowman. Joel B. Good married Catherine Halteman, daughter of Benjamin Halteman and Fannie Funk, on 11 January 1844.8,9 Joel B. Good was a farmer.10,11 He was the neighbor of Benjamin Halteman and Fannie Funk in 1850 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.12 Joel B. Good and Catherine lived in 1850 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.13 Joel B. Good was bonded as the administrator of the estate of Jesse Schultz on 26 March 1863.14 Joel B. Good died on 8 February 1905 at age 82 years, 9 months and 11 days.8,15 He was buried in Vincent Mennonite Church burying ground, near Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania.15
      He was listed as Benjamin Halteman's neighbor in a census in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, on 11 September 1850. Joel B. Good appeared in the census enumerated on 11 September 1850 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as the head of the household. He was recorded as being a 28-year-old male who was born in Pennsylvania and employed as a laborer16. He appeared in the census enumerated on 30 July 1860 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as the head of the household. He was recorded as being a 38-year-old male who was born in Pennsylvania and whose occupation was that of a farmer. He had real estate valued at $5440 and personal property valued at $80010. He appeared on the census enumerated on 29 August 1870 in the Pughtown section of East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as the head of the household. Enumerated with him were Catherine Halteman and their children Isreal, Fannie, Anna, William, Solomon and Lavina H. Good. Joel was recorded as a 47-year-old white male employed as a farmer with real estate worth $18,000 and a personal estate valued at $2,000 to his name. He was born in Pennsylvania to native born parents. He was listed as an adult male citizen of the United States11. Joel B. Good appeared in the census enumerated on 2 June 1880 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as the head of the household. He was recorded as being a 58-year-old married white male who was born in Pennsylvania to parents both of whom were born in Pennsylvania. He was a retired farmer17. He appeared in the census enumerated on 8 June 1900 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as the head of the household. He was recorded as a 78-year-old white male widower born in April 1822 in Pennsylvania to parents both of whom were born in Pennsylvania. He owned the home in which he was living, and was able to speak English, read and write18.

Family

Catherine Halteman b. 3 Mar 1821, d. 30 Sep 1889
Children
  • Isreal H. Good b. 20 Jan 1845, d. 24 Jun 1912
  • Fannie Good b. 28 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1932
  • Anna H. Good b. 17 Oct 1847
  • William H. Good b. 25 Sep 1849, d. 13 Mar 1905
  • Solomon H. Good b. 3 Mar 1852, d. 7 Aug 1939
  • Lavina H. Good b. 30 Apr 1853, d. 16 Jul 1907
  • John Good b. 3 Jan 1862, d. 2 Sep 1862

Citations

  1. [S40] Rufus E. Good Descendants of Jacob Good date only.
  2. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 57, date only.
  3. [S371] 1870 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 39, dwelling 344, family 337, line 3, age given as 47, birthplace Pennsylvania.
  4. [S420] 1900 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 67, supervisor's district no. 2, sheet 6A, dwelling 120, family 120, line 1, birth date given as April 1822, place Pennsylvania.
  5. [S685] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 170, dwelling 857, family 874, line 12, age given as 38, birthplace Pennsylvania.
  6. [S717] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 69, dwelling 185, family 185, line 26, age given as 28, birthplace Pennsylvania.
  7. [S741] B. Brenneman webpage, online <http://www.bbrenneman.com/genealogy.html>, date and place of Bowmansville, Pa.
  8. [S40] Rufus E. Good Descendants of Jacob Good.
  9. [S741] B. Brenneman webpage, online <http://www.bbrenneman.com/genealogy.html>.
  10. [S685] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 170, dwelling 857, family 874, line 12.
  11. [S371] 1870 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 39, dwelling 344, family 337, line 3.
  12. [S716] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 69, dwelling 184, family 184.
  13. [S717] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 69, dwelling 185, family 185.
  14. [S531] Jesse Schultz estate administration bond, Chester County Archives and Records.
  15. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 57.
  16. [S717] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 69, dwelling 185, family 185, line 26.
  17. [S718] 1880 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 91, supervisor's district no. 2, page 3, dwelling 23, family 29, line 19.
  18. [S420] 1900 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 67, supervisor's district no. 2, sheet 6A, dwelling 120, family 120, line 1.

Rev. David Buckwalter

M, b. 9 October 1809, d. 10 March 1891
FatherSamuel Buckwalter b. 6 Mar 1785, d. 7 Feb 1879
MotherMary Johnson b. 2 Feb 1789, d. 4 Mar 1855
     Rev. David Buckwalter was born on 9 October 1809 in Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3 He was the son of Samuel Buckwalter and Mary Johnson. Rev. David Buckwalter married Magdalena Halteman, daughter of Benjamin Halteman and Fannie Funk, in 1848 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. On 12 September 1850 his name was also recorded as David Buckwalter.4 Rev. David Buckwalter married Sarah Hunsberger. Rev. David Buckwalter was a carpenter4,5 and a farmer.5,6,7 He died on 10 March 1891 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, at age 81 years, 5 months and 1 day. He was buried in East Vincent Mennonite Cemetery, Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
     David was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was recorded as being a 38-year-old male, born in Pennsylvania, and employed as a carpenter. He owned real estate valued at $16004. A census listed David as head of household in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, enumerated on 31 July 1860. He was recorded as being a 50-year-old male who was born in Pennsylvania. His occupation was that of a farmer and carpenter with real estate valued at $3,000 and a personal estate valued at $490.8. He appeared on the census enumerated on 11 August 1870 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as the head of the household. He was enumerated with his wife, Sarah Hunsberger and his children William, Nathanael, Emma and Barbara Ann Buckwalter as well as his father Samuel Buckwalter. David was recorded as a 60-year-old white male born in Pennsylvania to native born parents. He was a farmer with $5,000 worth of real estate and $1500 worth of personal property. He was listed as an adult male citizen of the United States. A census listed David as head of household in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, enumerated on 1 June 1880. He was described as a 70-year-old married white male who was born in Pennsylvania to parents both of whom were born in Pennsylvania. His occupation was given as a farmer7. He was listed as William Henry Buckwalter's neighbor in a census in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, on 1 June 1880. He was sharing the same house with his father and step-mother.

Family 1

Magdalena Halteman b. 1819, d. 1863
Children
  • Benjamin Franklin Buckwalter b. 18 Jan 1846, d. 18 Mar 1913
  • Sarah H. Buckwalter b. 5 Feb 1847, d. 10 Oct 1912
  • William Henry Buckwalter b. fr Jun 1848 - 1849, d. 15 Jan 1917
  • Mary Buckwalter b. 25 Mar 1851, d. 17 May 1854
  • Nathanael H. Buckwalter b. 30 May 1853, d. 1926
  • Emma Buckwalter b. 8 Aug 1855, d. 7 Oct 1908
  • Barbara Ann Buckwalter b. 4 Dec 1858, d. 1937

Family 2

Sarah Hunsberger b. c 1813

Citations

  1. [S365] 1870 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, district 153, page 16, dwelling 129, family 130, line 7, age given as 61, birthplace Penna.
  2. [S669] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 176, dwelling 906, family 928, line 33, age given as 50, birthplace Pennsylvania.
  3. [S713] 1880 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 91, supervisor's district no. 2, page 2, dwelling 14, family 18, line 19, age given as 70, birthplace Pennsylvania.
  4. [S1454] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 69, dwelling 193, family 193, line 33.
  5. [S669] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 176, dwelling 906, family 928, line 33.
  6. [S365] 1870 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, district 153, page 16, dwelling 129, family 130, line 7.
  7. [S713] 1880 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 91, supervisor's district no. 2, page 2, dwelling 14, family 18, line 19.
  8. [S669] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 176, dwelling 906, family 928, line 33, The letters M.W. appear in the occupation field under "farmer & carpenter."