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Elijah Goodnight

Also Known As: "Lije Goodnight"
Birthplace: Gallatin, IL, USA
Death: Died in Waco, McLennan, TX, USA
Place of Burial: Bellmead, McLennan, Texas, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Foxwing Goodnight, I and Sharlotte Collier
Husband of Sarah Donaldson; Vernetta Goodnight; Ms Goodnight and Mornen Helen Goodnight
Father of Sarah Elizabeth Goodnight; William Rogers Goodnight; Ann Elizabeth Goodnight; Lucinda Alice Fuller; Cynthia Edna Lindley and 5 others
Brother of Mary Jane Daugherty; Elizabeth Annie Goodnight; Charles Goodnight (cattle rancher) ["father of the Texas Panhandle"] and Cynthia Wood
Half brother of Caroline Smith; Lucindy "Lou" Graves; George Washington Daugherty and Silas Adam Sheek

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Elijah Goodnight's Timeline

October 16, 1831
Gallatin, IL, USA
Age 18
Milam and Williamson, Milam, Texas
Age 18
Milam and Williamson, Milam, Texas
Age 18
Milam and Williamson, Milam, Texas
November 27, 1853
Age 22
Milam, Sabine, TX, USA
May 27, 1856
Age 24
Milam County, Texas
September 27, 1858
Age 26
Milam County, Texas
June 30, 1862
Age 30
North Elm, Milam, Texas