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by Herbert J. Goldston


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African American Goldstons of Southeastern Tennessee (with roots in North Carolina)

  WILLIAM GOLDSTON was born in South Carolina. He married CARRIE OSBORN. She was born in North Carolina.

Their four children were:

1. ELIHUE GOLDSTON was born 04 May 1889.
He died 25 Jul 1952 in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN.
Burial: 27 Jul 1952, Smyrna Cemetery, Bradley Co., TN
He lived for many years on the Lowery Farm.
He married LILLIE BELL DOUGLASS. She died Apr 1972.

Children of ELIHUE GOLDSTON and LILLIE DOUGLASS are:

i. EDNA MAE GOLDSTON,
b. 25 Jul 1912;
d. Jul 1975.
Burial: 27 Jul 1975, Smyrna Cemetery, Bradley Co., TN

ii. ALMA GOLDSTON,
b. 1917;
m. COX.

iii. LINCOLN GOLDSTON,
b. 1914.

iv. JOHN ELIHU GOLDSTON,
b. 26 Apr 1922;
d. 17 Jul 1994;
m. MARY ELIZABETH CLEMMENTS.

v. WILLIS GOLDSTON,
b. 16 Jun 1927;
d. 22 Apr 1974, Chicago, IL;
m. PAULINE; b. 04 Jul 1930; d. 04 Apr 1978.

vi. HUGH MARSHALL GOLDSTON, SR.,
b. 17 Dec 1932;
d. 24 Sep 1991, Cleveland, Bradley Co., TN;
m. JO CLARA SMITH.

vii. MILDRED GOLDSTON,
b. 1923;
d. 02 Feb 1971, Bradley Co., TN.

viii. INFANT,
b. Jul 1913;
d. Jul 1913.
Burial: Jul 1913, Smyrna Cemetery, Bradley Co., TN


2. WILLIAM CONDON GOLDSTON
b. 17 Oct 1890 in Winston-Salem, NC.
d. 18 Nov 1966 in Knoxville, Knox Co., TN.
He was an orphan on the 1900 census living with the Mee family in Bradley County, TN.
m. NELLIE ROBERT KIMBROUGH 27 Apr 1911 in Bradley County, Tennessee.
Nellie was the daughter of JOHN KIMBROUGH and DORTHULIA HAMBRIGHT.
She was born 02 Jan 1890 in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN.
She died 11 Jul 1983 in Charleston, Bradley Co., TN.
She was living with her maternal grandparents (George and Eliza/Ann Hambright) in Bradley County, TN on the 1900 census.

Children of WILLIAM CONDON GOLDSTON and NELLIE ROBERT KIMBROUGH are:

i. VELMA LOUISE GOLDSTON,
b. 15 Oct 1915, Tennessee;
d. 02 Sep 2001, Manor Care Nursing Home, Wilmette, IL;
m. HAROLD GREENE (CARROL) NELSON, 14 Aug 1940, Davenport, Iowa;
b. 22 Jul 1906 (Grew up in Sherman, Texas)
d. 16 Mar 1966, Chicago, Cook Co., IL-Cook Co. Hospital.

ii. CLARENCE GOLDSTON,
b. 24 Sep 1911;
d. 22 Dec 1979, Curtis, Cassopolis, MI;
m. (1) ROSETTA; b. 17 Nov 1919; d. May 1983, Chicago, IL;
m. (2) ELIZABETH; b. 28 Jan 1921; d. Jun 1986.

iii. HENRY ALBERT GOLDSTON,
b. 15 Mar 1920;
d. 25 Jul 1972.
Burial: 25 Jul 1972, Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN

iv. COY ROBERT GOLDSTON,
b. 12 Sep 1912, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN;
d. 07 Apr 1984, Chicago, IL;
m. VERA (FURIE); b. 17 Oct 1903; d. May 1978.

v. MARY E. GOLDSTON,
b. 28 Nov 1917
m. B.C. WOOD; b. 23 Jun 1912; d. 20 Jun 1990, Charleston, Bradley Co., TN.

vi. ZILLA GOLDSTON,
d. 07 Nov 2003, Tennessee;
m. CHARLES THOMAS EUGENE PARKER; b. 26 Oct 1918; d. 21 Jun 1997.
(He was head of police in Charleston, Bradley Co., TN)

vii. VIRGINIA GOLDSTON,
m. ROBERT THOMPSON; b. 02 Feb 1970; d. 14 Nov 1997.

viii. RUTH LAURA GOLDSTON,
b. 10 Dec 1924;
d. 25 Dec 1990, Chicago, IL;
m. (1) SAM; m. (2) WALTER JETER.


3. ELIZABETH GOLDSTON,
b. 05 May 1896;
d. Jun 1982 in Chicago, IL;
m. DAWSON.

4. BARBARA GOLDSTON, m. THEODORE BONNER

This information was provided by Pat Nelson.





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