Posted By:Nat Gough
Subject:William Gough/Goff b. abt 1794 GA/KY
Post Date:January 15, 2013 at 15:44:53
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I'm searching for the parents and ancestors of William Gough.

I have the following information:

William GOUGH / GOFF
Birthdate: abt 1794
Birthplace: Georgia/Kentucky
Death date: 12 dec 1875
Place of death: Energy, Clarke, Mississippi

Marriage date: 4 feb 1836
Marriage place: Jasper, Mississippi

Wife: Letitia PRINCE
Birthdate: abt 1807
Birthplace: Alabama

Additional Information:

1834 Jasper County MS tax roll listed a William Gough with 1 white poll in household.

1853 Jasper County MS tax roll listed a William H. Gough with 1 free white poll older than 21 and less than 50 years of age.

1850 Jasper Co MS Census - W. Gough, 56 yo born in GA
"Letittia", 43 yo born in AL (assumed to be his wife)
Name age POB
Adaline M.J. 8 Miss
Caroline L. 6 Miss
Joseph E. 15 Miss
Parmenius 12 Miss
Thomas H.B. 14 Miss
William G. 10 Miss

1860 Clarke Co MS census - W. Gough listed as being 60 years old and being born in KY. with:

Wife - "Lutisha" 48 years old born in MS
R.P. - male 23 yo
William - male 21 yo
A - Female 19 yo
N Collins - male 20 yo (married with the past year)
Caroline - female 16 yo

And finally, War of 1812 Pension Document for a William Gough, PVT in A. Robert's Company MS Militia; widow is Letitia Prince Gough; enlisted 10/5/1814; discharged 3/22/1815, residence 1851 - 1855 Clark CO MS, 1871 Clarke CO (PO of Energy); widow's residence Energy, Clarke Co MS;
Marriage to widow - 2/16/1837 in Jasper CO MS;
Death of soldier - 12/12/1875 in Energy MS

Any help would be appreciated.