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I had never heard the name Isabella Jane Goodloe before I became interested in genealogy, but I was immediately drawn to her because I liked her name. I was a little disappointed to learn that she went by Janie instead using her full name, but she is always Isabella Jane to me. Isabella Jane was […]
Last summer I visited Grapevine Cemetery in Hopkins County, Kentucky for a third time. It’s a large cemetery, and over 100 people in my database are buried there, all connected to my paternal grandmother through the Goodloe family. John Emerson “Jack” Goodloe was her great-grandfather. Jack’s father, Henry donated the land for the original Grapevine […]
Edward Dobyns and Sarah Mott Edward Dobyns was born on 19 Dec 1774 in Richmond County, Virginia. He was the son of Edward Dobyns and Amony (maiden name unknown). Sarah “Sally” Mott was born on 18 Feb 1775 in Northumberland County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Randolph Mott and Nancy Ann Walker. Edward and […]
Today’s surname is Dobyns, the name of one of my 3rd great-grandmothers. 5. Verda Waller Hankins (my paternal grandmother) 10. Thomas Leander “Lee” Hankins 21. Isabella Jane “Janie” Goodloe 43. Eliza Ann Dobyns Married John Emerson “Jack” Goodloe 5 Oct 1836, Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky Died between 1846 – 1848, probably in Hopkins County, […]
Isabella Jane “Janie” Goodloe was born 172 years ago this month on 27 Jan 1838 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. She was the first of four children born to John Emerson “Jack” Goodloe and Eliza Ann Dobyns. By the time Janie turned 11 years old, her mother had died and her father had married Elizabeth Pettus. […]