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John Goslee[1]

Male Abt 1775 - 1837  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name John Goslee 
    Born Abt 1775  [2
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID MTT9-W1Z 
    FamilySearch URL https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/MTT9-W1Z 
    Died 23 Jul 1837  [3, 4
    Person ID I4209  Main
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2020 

    Father Goslee,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elenor Mills,   b. 5 Aug 1786,   d. 26 Sep 1825  (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
     1. Richard Goslee,   b. 30 Dec 1803, Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elijah Goslee,   d. 1896
     3. Londy Goslee,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ruth Goslee,   bur. Paradise Cemetery, George W. Hearn Homestead Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth Goslee, "Betsy",   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. William Goslee,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Goslee,   bur. Portersville Cemetery, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Gertha Goslee,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. John Selby Goslee,   b. 24 Aug 1821, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1896, Wicomico County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F1670  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Goslee and family appear on the 1820 Census (Maryland, Somerset, Elec Dist 1) as follows:
      Free white males age <10 = 1
      to 16 = 2
      16-18 = 1
      16-26 = 0
      to 45 = 1
      45+incl hh = 0
      Free white females age <10 = 3
      to 16 = 2
      to 26 =2
      to 45 =1
      45+incl hh = 0
      Foreigners not naturalized = 3

      Docket notes p. 52:

      "John Goslee born around 1775 whose grandfather was one of 3 brothers, all three of whom were among contributors to (the) building fund of Old Green Hill Church built in 1733"

      "Goslin (Gosling) were landholders of record as early as 1666 - see Old Somerset" JSH note: Old Somerset p. 465 - 'Names of Settlers in Somerset County, August 1666- 1700."

      "John Selby Goslee's father and Clement Goslee's father, were half brothers."

      "John Selby Goslee's father at one time lived on Thomas W. Waller's Homestead" [5, 6, 7, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1562] Docket, Unknown, (Among the effects of W.L. Howard, M.D. - a leather bound journal with "DOCKET" imprinted on the spine. 14" H x 9" D x 2" W. Cir 1910-1911. Entries are made in pen and pencil. Many notes relate to legal matters, and also records some genealogy in detail for Goslee, Mills, Whittington, Bothum and other families. 400 pages. (most are blank.) In the posession of John S. Howell, Jr.), p. 52 sec. 553. "John Goslee born around 1775?".

    3. [S689] 1850 U.S. Census, does not appear on 1850 Census. Wife Jane appears living with her son John S and his wife.

    4. [S1585] Goslee family Bible, Richard Goslee, (Photocopy on file. Original bible is in the posession (Nov 2009) of Wanda Dawson librarylady@excite.com), "John Goslee Departed this life July #23 . 1837" (inscribed on page before The Gospel according to Matthew Chap 1.).

    5. [S1562] Docket, Unknown, (Among the effects of W.L. Howard, M.D. - a leather bound journal with "DOCKET" imprinted on the spine. 14" H x 9" D x 2" W. Cir 1910-1911. Entries are made in pen and pencil. Many notes relate to legal matters, and also records some genealogy in detail for Goslee, Mills, Whittington, Bothum and other families. 400 pages. (most are blank.) In the posession of John S. Howell, Jr.), p. 52 sec. 553.

    6. [S712] Clayton Torrence - Old Somerset, Torrence, Clayton, (Richmond, VA Whittet and Shepperson 1935), p. 464-465 "Goslin (Gosling)".

    7. [S1562] Docket, Unknown, (Among the effects of W.L. Howard, M.D. - a leather bound journal with "DOCKET" imprinted on the spine. 14" H x 9" D x 2" W. Cir 1910-1911. Entries are made in pen and pencil. Many notes relate to legal matters, and also records some genealogy in detail for Goslee, Mills, Whittington, Bothum and other families. 400 pages. (most are blank.) In the posession of John S. Howell, Jr.), p. 55 "John Selby Goslee's father at one time lived on Thomas W. Waller's Homestead".

    8. [S1271] 1820 U.S. Census, Year: 1820; Census Place:  Election District 1,  Somerset,  Maryland; Roll   M33_45; Page:  333; Image:  108.