William Goose 1804-1898 obit.
ALMOST A CENTURY. LONG LLTE OP WILLIAM GOOSE AT A2T END. ; r Had Spent All of His Tears In the Community of His Birth, HOME AT JEPPEBSOWTOWS'. Mr.' William Goose died at the resi dence of his son, CoL A. R Goose, In this city yesterday morning at t o'clock. Though long retired from active life by reason of age, be will be kindly remembered remembered by many of the old families of this county, with whom he had been associated associated during a long life timet He was ;born near Jeffersontown December December 8, 1804. Hi's entire life of ninety, five years! was spent in the community 'C ) MR, WILLIAM GOOSE. of his birth-' birth-' birth-' His industry, honesty, piety and I unselfishness fnade him a valued and, beloved citizeni He was always always Interested in whatever promoted the welfare of the community. 1 In 18l, when the Lutheran church of Jeffersontown was organized, he entered into its work with all his youthful en-thUBlssm. en-thUBlssm. en-thUBlssm. In this church 1 CoL Richard C. Anderson was an officer. His son. Gen. Robert Anderson, of Fort Sumter fame, and j young William Goose were companions. I ' A family; of nine children was born to Mr. Goose. They are Harry N. Goose, Mrs. Adeline Weller, Preston Goose, A. K. Goose. Mrs. Amanda Hardin, James Govse.J Mrs Mary A. Harris, Rufus Goose, and Luther Goose. lAll these, except except the oldest son, Harry N., are living and ar so near as' to be able to attend tbelr father's funeral. In the family there have been born forty-three forty-three forty-three grand, children and forty-four forty-four forty-four great-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, Seven years sgo, and two years before tbe death of the faithful wife and mother, Mr, and and Mra, Goose celebrated celebrated the sixty-second sixty-second sixty-second anniversary of their marriage in their old family home near Jeffersontown. Since her death, he had' lived with his children. His last years were spent with' his son, CoL Goose, where he died. j ' His remains will be taken this morning to his old home for burial. The funeral services will be held at 11 o'clock t&-day t&-day t&-day In the Lutheran church at Jeffersontown. In which he has been a life-long life-long life-long member, and for: many years, an officer.; His grandsons will jc pallbearers, pallbearers, j j ' '