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Patrick Gaines Goode

The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. IV. Ed. Rossiter Johnson; Boston; Pub. 1904

Goode, Patrick Gaines, representative, was born in Cornwall parish, Charlotte county, Va., May 10, 1798; son of Philip and Rebekah (Hayes) Goode; grandson of Samuel and Mary Armistead (Burwell) Goode, and great grandson of Samuel and Martha (Jones)Goode. He removed with his parents at an early age to Wayne township in the new state of OHio, was educated at Xenia academy and in Philadelphia, and was admitted to the bar in 1821.  He practised in Madison, Ind., until 1828 and then in Shelby county, Ohio; served in the 32d and 33d general assemblies of Ohio as a representative, 1833-35; was a Whig representative in the 25th, 26th and 27th congresses, 1837-43, being chairman of the committee on Revolutionary claims; was judge of the U.S. circuit court, 1844-51, and thereafter practised law and also preached the gostpel as a menber of the Central Ohio conference of the Methodist Episcopal church.  He was early an abolitionist.  He married Mary, daughter of Gen. Benjamin Whiteman, poineer, and Maj. benjamin Whiteman Goode, their son, was brigade  quartermaster  Fifth division, Army of the Tennesse.  Judge Goode died in Sidney, Ohio, Oct. 17, 1862.

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