Magdalene Whitmore

1779 Oct: Born to David Whitmore. (1) The name Whitmer is used in (6).

Magdalene was born and raised in Maryland until her father moved to Virginia. (4)

1805 May 28: Daniel Good (GC228) marries Magdalene Whitmore. Seven children. (1) Names of children from (4 pEGH-11) and (6).

  1806 Dec 18: Jacob (9)
  1811 Mar 20: Frances (12 p496)
  ____ ___ __: David
  ____ ___ __: Daniel
  ____ ___ __: John
  ____ ___ __: Henry
  ____ ___ __: Mariah

The following appear in (4), but not in (6).

  1836 Jan 18: William (d. young)
  1841 Aug 19: Judith

Becomes Bishop Daniel. (1,2) More details. (10 p58)

Daniel acquires land along Joe's Creek near the Singers Glen Cemetery. (3,7)
Explain these land deeds, if you can!

1809: Daniel and Magdalene move close to Singers Glen. (6) His mother Frances lives her final years there with them. (4,6)

1810 Sep 24: Daniel sells his share of the land from his father's estate to Jeremiah Kyle. (11)

1826: Daniel's mother Frances dies.

1838: Land deeded from Daniel and Magdalena to their son Jacob and his wife Christena. (3)

1845 Jan: Magdalene dies. (1) Buried at Singers Glen Cemetery.

1850 Feb 16: Daniel dies in Rockingham Co., VA. Buried at Singers Glen Cemetery.

Daniel and Magdalene are the second and third persons buried in Singers Glen Cemetery. (4) His mother Frances is the first. (1 p20)



1. Jane Evans Best and Howard C. Francis, "Six Good Families of Early Lancaster County, Pennsylvania" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, Vol. XII, No. 3 (Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1989 Jul), p11-28. Also (2014 Jun 24). Jacob Good (GA), Hans Heinrich Guth (GB), Peter Good (GC), Peter Good (GD), Robert Good (GE), Steffan Good (GF), Lancaster Co., PA. Daniel is GC228, p21.

2. Carter V. Good and Gene Ann Good Cordes, The Good Bishop Daniel and Deacon Dan in the Shenandoah Valley: Good Family in Rockingham County, Virginia. (Cincinnati, Ohio: Carter V. Good and Gene Ann Good Cordes, 1986 (2nd ed. 1993) On file Eastern Mennonite University Library, 2007). Selected pages (2007 Oct 26).

3. Deed Book 55 (Courthouse, Harrisonburg: Rockingham Co., VA), pp 484-485. These pages also at Deed from Jacob Good and wife Christina to John and Peter Paulsel, 1850 Aug 10.

4. Ginny Traycik, "The Phyllis Fulk Collection," (2007 Aug 10). EGH-011.

5. Velma June Good Hulvey, The William Good Family: Tracing this Good family from Hasli Valley, Switzerland to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Rev. ed. (Harrisonburg, VA: June G. Hulvey, 1996).

6. Noah Good, "History of the Good Family Up to Present (1904)," copied and extended by Mrs. Marvin O. Hulvey, 1969 (On file, Eastern Mennonite University Library, 1904). Also (2014 Dec 12). These are five typed pages addressed to Grace Showalter. These also appear in a book Good created by the EMU Library and available there. Page 1.

7. Burnt Deed Book 23 (Courthouse, Harrisonburg: Rockingham Co., VA), pp 439-440. These pages also at Deed from Jacob Good and his wife Christina to Henry Good, 1850 Aug 19.

8. Pete Burkholder, "Re: Jacob's mill in VA...?," Email from Sheldon Burkholder to Donald I Good, 2007 Aug 22. Discoveries in EMU library re: Jacob Good (GC22) and relatives in VA. This email cites (5).

9. Family Register, Family Bible of Marilyn Good Brown (On file, Eastern Mennonite University Library, copied 2007). Also (2008 Feb 15).

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