Biography of Joseph Goodykoontz
Tipton County, IN Biographies





JOSEPH GOODYKOONTZ, farmer, was born in Wayne County. Ind., April 18, 1836. His farther, Harvey Goodykoontz, was born in Virginia on January 26, 1813, and located in Tipton County in 1839. Hem was married in Wayne County, Ind., at the age of twenty one, to Miss Eliza Wood. He died in Tipton County May 23, 1882, leaving a family of nine children. Our subject was reared in Tipton County, and was married June 20, 1858, in Hamilton County, Ind., to Miss Martha J. Murray. They have six children living, Izora, Ellen, Asher, Catherine, Lucina and Josie. Mr. Goodykoontz engaged in farming on his father's farm, and now owns 120 acres in Cicero Township. Of this he has ninety acres under cultivation. He raises a fair amount of stock.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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