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John Goodbread, Loyalist to the Crown

Also Known As: "Gutbrodt"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Province of North Carolina
Death: 1808 (54-55)
Rutherford County, North Carolian, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Phillip Goodbread and Catherine Goodbread
Husband of Mary Frances Bradley Goodbread
Father of Sarah Ledbetter; Phillip R. Goodbread; John Goodbread; Thomas Goodbread and Catherine Wharton Goodbread
Brother of Joseph Goodbread; Phillip Goodbread, Loyalist to the Crown; Mary Henson; Thomas Goodbread, Loyalist to the Crown; Jane Henson and 3 others
Half brother of Catherine Meade; Rachel Goodbread and Minerva Goodbread

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About John Goodbread, Loyalist to the Crown

Source: Clayton Heathcock Genealogy Site - Person Sheet


Source: Morgan District, North Carolina, Superior Court of Law & Equity; Misc. Records, Book III. Transcription of court proceedings against suspected Tories.

"State of North Carolina, Rutherford County. At a County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions began and held for said county on the Second Monday of July in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and Eight two, before the Worshipfull William Gilbert, James Whitrow & Jonathon Hampton and Other Justices asigned & Duly Commd. With full Power and Authority and Jurisdiction to hold the Said Court and to hear try and determine all petit larceny assault batteries trespasses breaches of the peace and Other Misdemeanors of What Kind So ever of an inferior nature AND also duly Authorised and Impowered by an Act of Assembly in such case made & provided to hear try adjudge & Determine all Cases of Confiscated Property in the County aforesaid. The Jurors for the State on their Oath present & say that

...Philip Jnr, John and Thomas Goodbread...

all late of the County of Rutherford Planters, not reguarding the Duty of their Allegance to the said State & her laws of fearing the pains and penelties therein Contained on the first day of October in the year of Our Lord One thousand Seven Hundred & Eighty with force & Arms in the County aforesaid Wickedly & treacherously entending and Designing as for as in them lay to Overturn the present free Government of this State & reduce the inhabitants thereof Under the Power of the Army of Great Britain then & now at Open War with this State and the United States of America did then & there with force and Arms feloniously & treacherously Knowingly & Willfully did aid & assist the said King by Joining his Army Commanded by Major Ferguson and by bearing Arms in the Service of the said King Against the Good Government Peace and Dignity of this State, and the Jurors aforesaid on their Oath aforesaid do further Present & say that by their felony and treason by them respective in Manner & form aforesaid Committed have Severally forfeited their Goods & Chattles lands & tenements to the State according to a form of An Act of Assembly in Such Case made & provided A True Bill-

William Porter, foreman"

A true Copy of the inquisition found by the Grand Jury - certified by me

Felix Walker CC

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John Goodbread, Loyalist to the Crown's Timeline

1753
1753
Province of North Carolina
1780
1780
Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
1781
1781
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
1782
1782
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
1784
1784
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
1786
1786
Rutherford Co, NC
1808
1808
Age 55
Rutherford County, North Carolian, United States