Lucius B Goff
1841-1920

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)