Lucius (Lucas) Bento Goff was born on 4 Feb 1841 in Alexandria, Licking, Ohio to Vernon (Varnam) Goff and Diana Woods. Lucius’ family moved to Madison and then Union counties in Ohio.
On 3 Feb 1862 Lucius married Sarah Martin in Madison County, Ohio. One son, Harry E Goff, was born.
Lucius served in the Civil War in 1864 and was discharged on 20 Aug 1864.
On 6 Feb 1875 Lucius married Martha Maria (Mattie) Minter, b. 9 Nov 1854 to Ralph Minter and Elizabeth Evans. The Minters had 7 surviving children, Cora Estella, Lula Elma, Ina Belle, Nellie, Frank, Grace and Parl.
Mattie Minter died in Hardin County, Ohio on 28 Jul 1894. Lucius died on 2 Feb 1920 in Lima, Allen, OH. They are buried in Wolf Creek Cemetery in Hardin County, Ohio.
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Rev. Abner Goff (1782 – 1857) Methodist Circuit Rider in North Central Ohio (Lucius’ grandfather)