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Goff, Gilbert L.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Richford, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/61, m/i 2/12/62, PVT, Co. F, 7th VT INF, reen 2/19/64, pr CPL 4/1/63, pr SGT 2/1/66, m/o 3/14/66

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VITALS

Birth: 1835, Richford, VT
Death: 1922

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Richford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 18682105

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/23/1899,VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Irene H. Bonardi, Freehold, NJ

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hillside Cemetery, Richford, VT

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Gilbert L. Goff

GOFF, Gilbert L., is 71 years old, a veteran of the Seventh Vermont Regiment and the oldest surviving member of the Goff family in Richford. Hezekiah Goff, his grandfather, a soldier of the Revolution, was with Washington at Valley Force. William Goff, his father was a soldiers in the War of 1812, and he served four yers and four months in the Civil War.

For many years William Goff was the owner of the mill sites at Richford. He married Abigail Blaisdel and nine children were borth to them, of whome eight lived to maturity. Gilbert Goff married Mary Jane Corliss and their reared a family of three daughters and one son, William Gorliss Goff, who has a family of five children, is a traveling salesman, but resides on the old ancestral farm of the Goff, Corliss, Powell and Carpenter families.

Source: Jeffrey, William Hartley, Successful Vermonters: A modern Gazetteer of Lamoille, Franklin and Grand Isle Counties..., East burke, Vt.: The Historical publishing company, 1907, pp. 376-377.