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The Four Goff Brothers of Western Virginia

By Phillip G. Goff and Roy L. Lockhart

This book tells the story of James Goff, John Turton Goff, Thomas Goff and Salathiel Goff as they forged the western Virginia frontier in the 1770s. After sojourns into what are now Loudoun Co., VA and Hardy Co., WV, these men raised families in present-day Preston Co., WV; Tucker Co., WV and Clark Co., KY. Descendants are disbursed across the U.S., particularly in WV, KY, IN, IA, MO, OH, IL, KS, TX, NE, MD and PA.


Books by Pat Duncan now available through Willow Bend Books:

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"Index to the 1782-1850 Loudoun Co Va Personal Property Tax Lists" by Patricia B. Duncan [CD3319] $29.95
This CD contains abstracts of the auditor's copy of the Loudoun County, Virginia personal property tax lists from 1782 through 1850. The entries appear in the same order as presented on the lists. These abstracts include the majority, but not all categories; those detailing number of people (white and black), number of horses, and notations in various years for licenses, stud horses, carriages, etc.
 

"Loudoun County Virginia Marriages after 1850, Volume 1, 1851-1880" by Patricia B. Duncan and Elizabeth R. Frain 2000, 6x9, paper, 300 pp [WB0062] $24.00
Transcription of the reported marriages from microfilm at the Library of Virginia which was then compared to the actual license and return whenever possible and to the marriage books at the Clerk's Office in Leesburg.

"Loudoun County Virginia Will Book Abstracts, Books A-Z, Dec 1757 ­ Jun 1841" by Patricia B. Duncan 2000, 81/2"x11", paper, index, 324 pp [WB0065] $36.00
This book abstracts all appraisals, settlements, sales, wills, and other miscellaneous documents. They provide pertinent names and dates, including administrators, executors, appraisers, distributees and legatees, purchasers at sales, slaves, Court order date, and date the item was received in Court for recording. A separate will section, arranged alphabetically, provides supplemental information to the previously published "Index to Loudoun County, Virginia Wills 1757-1850" by Louisa Skinner Hutchison.

"Loudoun County Virginia Will Book Abstracts, Books 2A-3C, Jun 1841 ­ Dec 1879 and Superior Court Books A and B, 1810-1888" by Patricia B. Duncan 2001, 81/2 x 11, index, 432 pp [WB0262] $54.00
These abstracts are designed to give an overview of each document, summarizing information and listing pertinent individuals, including mention of slaves and distributees. Purchasers at the estate sales were included in help identify relatives and neighbors of the deceased.

"Loudoun County Virginia Will Book Index, 1757-1946" by Patricia B. Duncan 2001, 81/2 x 11, 258 pp [WB0443] $36.00
Compiled from General Will Book Index #1. Additional information includes, where available, location at the writing of the will, date of death, month/year the will was recorded, location of a court other than Loudoun where the will was first recorded, and alternative name spellings.

"Loudoun County Virginia Clerk's Probate Records, Book 1 (1904-1921) and Book 2 (1922-1938)" by Patricia B. Duncan 2000, 81/2"x11", paper, index, 261 pp [WB0064] $36.00
Abstracts of Loudoun County, Virginia Clerk's Probate Book 1(1904-1921) and Book 2(1922-1938). Microfilms of these book, available through Interlibrary Loan Service of The Library of Virginia, were used in this project. Both book are in typescript.

"Index to Loudoun County Virginia Land Deed Books A-Z, 1758-1800" by Patricia B. Duncan 2002, 5½x8½, paper, 500 pp, ISBN: 1585498068 [0091HB] $40.00
Provides the basic information of book:page number, parties involved, and type of document, also included are the date of document, date of recording in court, a brief description of the item, including adjoining neighbors, and witnesses.

"Index to Loudoun County Virginia Land Deed Books 2A-2M, 1800-1810" by Patricia B. Duncan 2003, 5½x8½, paper, index, 336 pp, ISBN: 1585498688 [D0868HB] $28.50
Provides the basic information of book:page number, parties involved, and type of document, also included are the date of document, date of recording in court, a brief description of the item, including adjoining neighbors, and witnesses.

"Index to Loudoun County Virginia Land Deed Books 2N-2U, 1811-1817" by Patricia B. Duncan, #D0940, 284 pages, $23.00
In addition to providing the basic information of book and page number, parties involved, and type of document, this index also contains the date of the document, date received in court, and brief description of the item, including neighbors and witnesses. This book contains thousands of old Virginia names and is fully indexed for ease of use.

"Abstracts from Loudoun County Virginia Guardian Accounts: Books A-H, 1759-1904" by Patricia B. Duncan 2000, 81/2x11, paper, index, xiv+123 pp [WB1986] $23.00
Abstracts taken from the microfilm available from The Library of Virginia covering Guardian Accounts Books A (1759-1823), B (1823-1837), C (1838-1852), D (1853-1859), E (1859-1870), F (1869-1875), G (1875-1886) and H (1886-1904). Guardians were appointed for individuals, usually minors, who had inherited money or who were orphaned. The Guardian was to monitor and control the spending of funds.

"Loudoun County Virginia Birth Register 1853-1879" by Patricia B. Duncan (1998), 2000, 8½ x 11, 187 pp., alphabetical, ISBN: 1888265639 [1806HB] $26.00
Entries for free colored and white persons include name, race, sex, date and place of birth, father, father's occupation, father's residence, mother, and other. Slave entries include owner, slave, sex, slave's given name, date and place of birth, mother, and other.

"Loudoun County Virginia Birth Register 1880-1896" by Patricia B. Duncan (1999), 81/2x11, paper, 184 pp [WB1809] $26.00
This volume continues from previous 1853-1879. Entries for free colored and white persons include name, race, sex, date and place of birth, father, father's occupation, father's residence, mother, and other. Slave entries include owner, slave, sex, slave's given name, date and place of birth, mother, and other.

"1810-1840 Loudoun County Virginia Federal Population Census Index" by Patricia B. Duncan 2003, 272 pp, ISBN: 1-58549-870-X [A4064HB] $25.50
Each of the four censuses is present here in alphabetical order, with a reference to the page and line number where each entry appears on the microfilm. The 1810 index lists the head of household and age ranges of individuals living in the household; the 1820-1840 indexes list the head of household and are location or district if listed.

"Abstracts of Loudoun County Virginia Register of Free Negroes, 1844-1861" by Patricia B. Duncan 2000, 6x9, paper, index, 235 pp [WB0120] $23.00
Included in these abstracts are the name of the free negro, proof of freedom, description of the individual, date of registration in Loudoun County Court, record number, and the register page.

"1850 Fairfax and Loudoun County Virginia Slave Schedule" by Patricia B. Duncan 2003, 5½x8½, paper. index, 128 pp, ISBN: 1585498203 [A4063HB] $18.00
Each page contains two columns of entries which contain some or all of the following information: Names of slave owners, page number, number of slave, age, sex, color, fugitive from the state, number manumitted, deaf & dumb, blind, insane or idiotic. A full name index gives ready access to all of the names.

"1860 Loudoun County Virginia Federal Population Census Index" by Patricia B. Duncan 2002, 5½x8½, paper, 259 pp, ISBN: 1-58549-817-3 [3616HB] $24.00
All names have been included, grouped under each surname in each household.

"1860 Loudoun County Virginia Slave Schedule" by Patricia B. Duncan 2003, 5½x8½, paper, index, 166 pp, ISBN: 1585498661 [D0866HB] $20.00
Each page contains two columns of entries which contain some or all of the following information: Names of slave owners, page number, number of slave, age, sex, color, fugitive from the state, number manumitted, deaf & dumb, blind, insane or idiotic. A full name index gives ready access to all of the names.

"1870 Loudoun County Virginia Federal Population Census Index" by Patricia B. Duncan 2002, 5½x8½, paper, 363 pp, ISBN: 1-58549-816-5 [6629HB] $30.00
All names have been included, grouped under each surname in each household.

"Fauquier County Virginia Death Register 1853-1896" by Patricia B. Duncan 1998, 8½x11, paper, index, 206pp, ISBN: 1-888265-66-3 [1807HB] $29.00
Transcription of microfilm of Deaths of Fauquier County Virginia for 1853-1896. Missing are 1861-63, 1866, 1869 and 1895. Entries include name, race, sex, date of death, location, cause of death age, parents, location of birth, occupation, married or single, source. Slave entries.

"1850 Fauquier County Virginia Slave Schedule" by Patricia B. Duncan 2003, index, 138 pp. [D0819HB] $18.50.
Each page contains two columns of entries which contain some or all of the following information: Names of slaves, owners, page number, number of slave, age, sex, color, fugitive from the state, number manumitted, deaf & dumb, blind, insane or idiotic.

"Clarke County Virginia Will Book Abstracts, Books A-I (1836-1904) and 1A-3C (1841-1913) by Patricia B. Duncan 2001, index, 292 pp, ISBN: 1-58549-679-0 [0504WB] $38.00
This book abstracts all appraisals, settlements, sales, wills, and other miscellaneous documents. They provide pertinent names and dates, including administrators, executors, appraisers, distributees and legatees, purchasers at sales, slaves, Court order date, and date the item was received in Court for recording.

"Genealogical Abstracts from The Brunswick Herald, Brunswick, Maryland, 6 Mar 1891 to 28 Dec 1894" by Patricia B. Duncan 2003, 5½x8½, paper, index, 334 pp. [D0867HB] $28.50
The Brunswick Herald was a four-page, weekly newspaper. The front page usually consisted of business “cards” and general entertainment articles. Subsequent pages contained advertisements and legal notices, local general and personal news, obituaries, marriage announcements, and some national and international news. Columns of local interest were submitted by reporters in various towns in Frederick County and surrounding counties of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. These abstracts are not distilled down to the dry facts; rather, they contain much of the wording from the original articles, providing a little extra insight for the family researcher.

"Jefferson County [West] Virginia Death Register 1853-1880" by Patricia B. Duncan, #D0933, 229 pages, $21.00
These alphabetically arranged entries reveal surname, given name, race and gender, date of death, place of death, cause, age, parents, place or year of birth, occupation, spouse or consort of, informant, and page and line. The index lists only those names that differ from the surname of the decedent. An informative list of commonly used medical terms and their meanings is included.

"Jefferson County West Virginia Death Register 1881-1903" by Patricia B. Duncan, #D0934, 248 pages, $21.50
These alphabetically arranged entries reveal surname, given name, race and gender, date of death, place of death, cause, age, parents, place or year of birth, occupation, spouse or consort of, informant, and page and line. The index lists only those names that differ from the surname of the decedent. An informative list of commonly used medical terms and their meanings is included.

"Jefferson County Virginia 1802-1813 Personal Property Tax Lists" by Patricia B. Duncan, #D0874, 183 pages, $21.00
These entries appear in the order they were presented in the original tax books, generally alphabetical by letter. The information provided in these records included numeration of the following categories: number of white tithables 16 years old and upwards, slaves 12-16 years old, slaves 16 years old and upwards, horses, asses, mules, mares and colts, merchant licenses, ordinary licenses, stud horses, carriages and coaches, stage wagons, two-wheeled carriages, and tax charged. Also included are names of free Negroes chargeable with tax. Categories recorded varied each year.

"Jefferson County Virginia 1814-1824 Personal Property Tax Lists" by Patricia B. Duncan, #D0871, 189 pages, $20.50
These entries appear in the order they were presented in the original tax books, generally alphabetical by letter. The information provided in these records included numeration of the following categories: number of white tithables 16 years old and upwards, slaves 12-16 years old, slaves 16 years old and upwards, horses, asses, mules, mares and colts, merchant licenses, ordinary licenses, stud horses, carriages and coaches, stage wagons, two-wheeled carriages, and tax charged. Also included are names of free Negroes chargeable with tax. Categories recorded varied each year.

"Jefferson County Virginia 1825-1841 Personal Property Tax Lists" by Patricia B. Duncan, #D0872, 189 pages, $23.50
These entries appear in the order they were presented in the original tax books, generally alphabetical by letter. The information provided in these records included numeration of the following categories: number of white tithables 16 years old and upwards, slaves 12-16 years old, slaves 16 years old and upwards, horses, asses, mules, mares and colts, merchant licenses, ordinary licenses, stud horses, carriages and coaches, stage wagons, two-wheeled carriages, and tax charged. Also included are names of free Negroes chargeable with tax. Categories recorded varied each year.

Willow Bend Books:
65 E. Main St.
Westminster, MD 21157-5026
Phones:
800-876-6103
410-876-6101
Fax: 410-871-2674
http://www.willowbend.net/index.asp
questions: bookorder@willowbendbooks.com

Contact me directly if you have any questions.
Pat Duncan
GenNutLdn@msn.com



Updated by Rena Worthen on December 20, 2006