Biography of Seymour Gooding
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Seymour Gooding, a pioneer of Kent county, was born in Ontario Co., N. Y., in 1822. His parents, Christopher and Sally Gooding, natives of Maissachnsetts, came to this county in 1854. Their son came here in 1842 and purchased 160 acres of land on sec. 20. He was married in 1852 to Jane Rosecrans. She was born in 1824. They have two children: George and Durenda. Mr. Gooding has lived here nearly 40 years, and has been identified with all matters relating to the welfare of the people of this tp. He ranks among the solid and influential citizens of Kent county.

History of Kent County, Michigan
Chas C. Chapman & Company
Chicago 1881.