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1851 Joel Good (age 37, born in USA) lived in Waterloo, Canada West (Ontario), Canada, in a household with wife Catherine (age 32). Joel Good was a farmer. [1]

1861 Joel Good was listed on the agricultural census for Waterloo with 87 acres of land. [2]

1871 Joel Good (age 55, born in United States, married) lived in Waterloo, Waterloo North, Ontario, in a household with Agnes Good (age 37), Isack Good (age 18), David Good (age 15), Franklin Good (age 13), Elias Good (age 10), Egra Good (age 8), Nelson Good (age 6), Susanna Good (age 4), Milton Good (age 1), and Sarah Dewen (age 13). Joel Good was a conveyorner & farmer. [3]

1891 Joel Good (age 76, born in USA, married) lived in Waterloo Town, Waterloo North, Ontario, Canada, in a household with Agnes Good (age 57). Joel Good's parents were both born in USA. [4]

1901 Joel Good (age 85, born in USA, married) lived in Canada, in a household with Agness Good (age 66). [5]

1911 Joel Good (age 95, born in USA, widowed) lived in Waterloo North, Ontario with Mary Jane Terry (age 50) and Jessie Terry (age 18). Joel Good was a farmer. [6]

1912 Joel Good died on May 29, at age 96, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He was born in Pennsylvania, USA. [7] [8]

Obituary for Joel Good
The Marion Review, Marion, Kansas, June 13, 1912. [9]

Joel Good who recently passed away in Waterloo, Ont., was known by many of our Canadian friends in this county, having made a number of visits to Kansas in former years. He was born in Lancaster Co. Pa., Dec. 29, 1815, hence was nearly 97 years old. He was married twice, his second wife having passed away over a year ago. Mr. Good was survived by eight sons, Jonathan and Nelson of Berlin, Ont., Isaac of this city, David of Springfield, Mo., Franklin and Elias of Waterloo, Ont., Dr. Ezra of Plainfield, N. J., Dr. Milton of Hamilton, Ont., and Dr. Robert of Chicago, and two daughters Mrs. Enoch Erb and Mrs. Andrew Neuber, both of Waterloo, Ont.

The deceased was a lifelong member of the Evangelical church and made many liberal donations toward the cause of Christendom.


[1] Canada Census, 1851, [AncestryRecord].

[2] Canada Census, 1861, [AncestryRecord].

[3] Canada Census, 1871, [AncestryRecord].

[4] Canada Census, 1891, [AncestryRecord].

[5] Canada Census, 1901, [AncestryRecord].

[6] Canada Census, 1911, [AncestryRecord].

[7] Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947, [AncestryRecord].

[8] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, [AncestryRecord].

[9] The Marion Review, Marion, Kansas, June 13, 1912, page 1, [NewspapersClip].