ABRAM GOODPASTURE


My great-great grandfather, Abram Goodpasture, born 14 Jun 1817 at Overton Co., TN, was the son
of Abraham Jr. & Hannah Willard Goodpasture. He died 29 Nov 1900 near Concord, Morgan County, IL and is buried in
Morris Chapel Cemetery in Morgan County, Illinois.

Abram traveled to Illinois with his parents in 1826. He was first married to Elizbeth Smith
in 1845 and they were parents of five children: John Jacob Goodpasture (1854-1941), married Manerva Erixon;
Richard Parker Goodpasture (1851-1935), married Sarah Raliff; Catherine "Kate" Goodpasture (1845-1916), married
Lewis L. Rexroat; Hannah "Han" Goodpasture (1848-1938), married Henry H. Rexroat; and Mary
Goodpasture (1847-1883), married William Smith. Elizabeth Smith Goodpasture died 14 Feb 1857.
Abram then married Zannastacia "Zannah" Richardson (1824-1897). Abram & Zannah were the
parents of five more children: Margaret J. Goodpasture (1859-1934), married Howard Turley;
Emma J. Goodpasture (1861-1939), married Henry C. Braner; Martha A. Goodpasture (1866-1939), married Walter
Beddingfield; Elizabet Goodpasture (1858-1877), married Albert C. Clark and died shortly afterwards - no children;
Louisa Ann Goodpasture (my great-grandmother) (1863-1936), married James Oliver Kennedy.



Submitted by Roena Henne

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