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1900 Sarah Good (born in Jul 1860 in Pennsylvania), wife, married in 1882, lived in Brecknock Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in a household with Moses Good (age 40), Sarah Good (age 39), Mary Good (age 17), Jonathan Good (age 16), Enos Good (age 10), Hettie Good (age 7), Elam Good (age 6), Sallie Good (age 4), and Emma Good (age 2). Sarah Good's parents were both born in Pennsylvania. Sarah Good had had 8 children, 8 of them living. [1]

1910 Sarah Good (age 50, born in Pennsylvania), wife, married for 28 years, lived on Dry Travern Road, Brecknock Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in a household with Moses Good (age 52), Jonathan Good (age 25), Lizzie Good (age 22), Enos Good (age 19), Hettie Good (age 17), Elam Good (age 15), Sallie Good (age 14), Emma Good (age 12), and Ellen Good (age 8). Sarah Good's parents were both born in Pennsylvania. Sarah Good had had 10 children, 9 of them living. [2]

1920 Sarah Good (age 59, born in Pennsylvania), wife, married, lived in Brecknock Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in a household with Moses S Good (age 60), Emma Good (age 22), and Ella Good (age 18). Sarah Good's parents were both born in Pennsylvania. [3]

1926 Moses S Good, child of Jonathan Good and Hettie Sollenberger, died on February 24, 1926 at Brecknock Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Moses S Good was born on August 9, 1859. [4]

1926 Moses Good died on Feb. 24, 1926, and was buried at Bowmansville Mennonite Cemetery, Bowmansville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, born on Aug. 9, 1859. [5]

An obituary for Moses Good reported [6]:

Bowmansville, Feb. 26--Moses S. Good died suddenly at his home here. After doing some work at the barn he ate supper and then lay on the couch to rest. Feeling thirsty he asked for a drink of water and five minutes after his wife brought it he was stricken. Dr. Wenger was called but death was instantaneous. His age was 66 years, 6 months and 15 days. Besides his widow, Sarah, the following children survive: Mary, wife of Harry Busser, of Ephrata; Jonathan, at home; Lizzie, wife of Samuel Souder, of Lancaster; Enos, living on the farm at home; Hettie, wife of Weaver Zimmerman, of Antona, Adams County; Elam, of Reamstown; Sallie, at home; Emma, wife of Charles Weber, of Ephrata; Ella, wife of William Hoshour, near this place; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Ann Lorah, of Five Pointville, and Sarah, wife of Henry Trostle, of Reading Heights.
Funeral Sunday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m. from the house, and at 1:30 p.m. at Bowmansville Mennonite Church, of which he was a member. Funeral Director G. L. Bowman has charge.

1947 Sarah Musser Good, daughter of Peter Musser and Sallie Good, spouse of Moses Good, died at age 86, on July 19, 1947 in Bowmansville Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Sarah Musser Good was born on July 22, 1860 in Bowmansville, Pennsylvania. (Death certificate: 62918). [7]

1947 Sarah Good died. An obituary reported [8]:

Good.-Sarah Musser was born July 22, 1860; died at the home of her daughter (Lizzie Sauder) in Bowmansville, Pa., July 19, 1947; aged 86 y. 11 m. 27 d. Her husband (Moses Good) predeceased her. Surviving are 8 children (Mary-Mrs. Harry Busser, Jonathan, Lizzie-Mrs. Samuel Sauder, Enos, Hettie-Mrs. Weaver Zimmerman, Elam, Sallie, Emma-Mrs. Edwin Sweigart,and Ella-Mrs. William Hoshouer), 20 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Mary Ann Bowman). She was a member of the Bowmansville, Pa., Mennonite Church, where funeral services were conducted by Benjamin Weaver and Howard Good. Text: I Peter 1:3-5. Services at the grave were in charge of Moses Gehman.

1958 Hattie M Zimmerman, daughter of Moses Good and Sarah Musser, spouse of Weaver W Zimmerman, died on January 20, 1958, at age 65, in Rural Cumberland, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Hattie M Zimmerman was born on July 29, 1892, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. (Death certificate: 33). [9]

1962 Enos M Good, son of Moses Good and Sarah Musser, spouse of Lillie Gangaway, died on April 6, 1962, at age 72, in Terre Hill Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Enos M Good was born on December 10, 1889, in Bowmansville. (Death certificate: 037868-62). [10]

Research Notes:

Why does the gravestone for Sarah Ann say wife of Lewis G Good?


[1] United States Federal Census, 1900, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[2] United States Federal Census, 1910, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[3] United States Federal Census, 1920, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[4] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[5] Find A Grave Memorial 91768768, [FindAGrave].

[6] Newspaper, Reading Eagle, Feb. 26, 1926.

[7] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[8] Mennonite Obituary Archives, Gospel Herald - Volume XL, Number 19 - August 5, 1947 - pp. 398, 399, [MennObits].

[9] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[10] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].