George Homer Goss

Topics: Coal, Coal mining, Fannin County, Georgia Pages: 3 (765 words) Published: July 27, 2012
Maternal Family Line I
Goss, George Homer Maternal Great-Grandfather
Birth 19 Jun 1894 in Fannin County, Tennessee
Death 30 Mar 1946 in Harlan County, Lynch (city) Kentucky, United States at age 51 Cause of Death: “Crushing injuries to pelvis and trunk”- soft coal mine accident- “crushed by coal cutting machine” Gravesite and Burial: Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery, McCaysville Fannin County, Georgia (Copper Hill, TN on 3 April 1946 on death certificate) Wife: Birdie Lee Goss

Married: 30 Nov 1913 in Polk County Tennessee
Marriage info: 19 years of age, wife 18
Parents: John Franklin Goss 1852 – 1938 (from GA on 1900 census, Tennessee on Dewey’s 1930 Census) and Consada Chapman 1868 – 1930 listed as other names- Conszady Champion, for example (GA, US) SS #: 400-09-4511

1900 Census as George Goss:
Civil District 10, Polk, Tennessee
Mattie (11), June (7), Ellen, Ethel (both 2- twins with same birthdate) Father is listed from North Carolina, able to read and write Son of John and Consada Goss 1 of 5 kids alive (6 born- 5 alive) 6 years old- Father is a farmer- only son in the family at this time

Mother from GA, not able to read or write
1910 Census as George Goos:
Civil District 10, Polk, Tennessee
Son of “John and Kansa Goos”
Siblings: one of three kids now—what happened to others? (Who is>> Janie (18), George (15), and Ellen (13) George is in school and can read and write. His dad can read and write; his mother can do neither. Born in GA—both parents listed as from TN

Dad, John, is now a copper miner and not a farmer- says he owns his own home- not sure if mortgaged or owned outright is marked

EVENT- Marriage 1913:
Wife: Birdie Lee Goss
Married: 30 Nov 1913 in Polk County Tennessee
Marriage info: 19 years of age, wife 18

WWI Draft Registration Card 1917-1918 Record
Registered in Polk County, TN
23 Years old- lives in Hyatt, TN employed by “DSCTI” company ?? as a blacksmith He is...
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