Clay County

Edmond Golden Family

Submitter's Note: Most of this information came from the book Richard Golden by Rollin GOLDEN 1983. The rest came from Census records, Pension records and family records. Three of these children were Civil War Vet's; Drury GOLDEN Pvt. Co. A, 98th Ill Inf, Elisha GOLDEN Pvt. Co A, 98th Ill Inf, Edward J. GOLDEN Corporal Co K, 48th, Ill Inf.

Father: Edmond GOLDEN
Birth: February 02, 1778 in Richmond County, VA (SC?)
Death: December 25, 1867 in Clay County, IL
Burial: December 1867 in Oak Mound Cemetary, Clay County, IL
Parents - Father: Richard GOLDEN; Mother: Mary Francis LOWE

Marriage: January 08, 1810 in Knox Co, KY

Mother: Mary "Polly" CHESHIRE
Birth: April 20, 1784 in Grayson County, VA
Death: June 20, 1875 in Clay County, IL
Burial: June 1875 in Oak Mound Cemetary, Clay County, IL
Parents - Father: William CHESHIRE; Mother: ??? COX

Children:

Child No. 1: Drury GOLDEN
Birth: September 25, 1810 in Knox County, KY
Death: April 18, 1868 in Clay County, IL
Burial:
Marriage: July 16, 1832 in Crawford County, IN
Spouse: Sarah FLAMING

Child No. 2: Stephen GOLDEN
Birth: Abt 1811 in Knox County, KY
Death: in said to have disappeared about age 7
Burial:
Marriage:
Spouse:

Child No. 3: Elizabeth GOLDEN
Birth: Bet. 1813 - 1815 in Knox County, KY
Death: Bet. 1852 - 1854 in Hancock, Clay County, IL
Burial:
Marriage: August 15, 1833 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Joel ORENDER

Child No. 4: Sarah GOLDEN
Birth: 1815 in Clairorne County, TN
Death: Aft. 1840 in Fayette County, IL
Burial:
Marriage: November 28, 1833 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: John ORENDER

Child No. 5: Nancy GOLDEN
Birth: 1817 in TN or IN
Death: in Died as infant
Burial:
Marriage:
Spouse:

Child No. 6: Thomas GOLDEN
Birth: December 27, 1818 in Orange/Crawford County, IN
Death: January 11, 1897 in Clay County, IL
Burial: January 1897 in Golden Cem., Harter Twp., Clay, IL.
Marriage: Abt. 1840 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Elizabeth COLCLASURE

Child No. 7: Wesley B. GOLDEN
Birth: February 15, 1822 in Crawford County, IN
Death: February 05, 1902 in Clay County, IL
Burial: February 1902 in Clay County, IL
Marriage: 1842 in Effington County, IL
Spouse: Mary KEPLEY

Child No. 8: Rebecca GOLDEN
Birth: December 12, 1823 in Crawford County, IN
Death: May 17, 1899 in Rochester, Sangamon County, IL
Burial: May 1899
Marriage: August 28, 1842 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Felix TRINKLE

Child No. 9: Elias A. GOLDEN
Birth: January 07, 1824 in Crawford County, IN
Death: November 26, 1887 in Clay County, IL
Burial: November 1887 in Clay County, IL
Marriage: December 17, 1846 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Martha Ellen COLCLASURE

Child No. 10: Elisha GOLDEN
Birth: February 25, 1829 in Crawford County, IN
Death: April 18, 1867 in Clay County, IL
Burial: April 1867 in Clay County, IL
Marriage: 1850 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Elizabeth FISHER

Child No. 11: Edward John GOLDEN
Birth: 1850 in Crawford County, IN
Death: August 22, 1864 in Marrietta, Cobb Co, Ga.
Burial: August 1864 in Marriette National Cemetery, Cobb Co, Ga.
Marriage: October 31, 1852 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Nancy BERRY

Child No. 12: Mary "Polly" GOLDEN
Birth: September 16, 1832 in Clay County, IL
Death: October 15, 1909 in Clay County, IL
Burial: October 1909 in Clay County, IL
Marriage: January 15, 1852 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Uriah FISHER

Child No. 13: Frances GOLDEN
Birth: March 10, 1835 in Clay County, IL
Death: January 27, 1911 in Alma, Arkansas
Burial: January 1911 in Alma, Arkansas
Marriage: Bet. 1853 - 1854 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Rolley RILEY

Child No. 14: John J. GOLDEN
Birth: October 28, 1837 in Clay County, IL
Death: November 09, 1911 in Clay County, IL
Burial: November 1911 in Clay County, IL
Marriage: February 28, 1864 in Clay County, IL
Spouse: Mary E. TRINKLE

Submitted by Larry Leach


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