1749 Jan __: Born. Date calculated from grave marker.
Henry Good (GC8) marries Walbina _____. (12,13)
1764 Sep 21: GC8.1 Peter
1766 Sep 9: GC8.2 Barbara
1767/8 ____: GC8.3 Elizabeth
1777 Feb 6: GC8.4 Joseph
1779 Jul 20: GC8.5 Henry
Henry becomes a joiner, a builder who joins wood with wood, such as
with pegs. (6)
Muddy Creek (Musselman, Good, Good)
Black Muddy Creek (Morris, Warburton (E-9))
1766 Jun 10: Three months before the birth of their second child
Barbara, Henry and Walbina sell to Abraham Cassel (3) the 70 acres in
Rapho Twp. that 11-year-old Henry patented in 1753 and then inherited
from his father Peter when he died just a
few months later. This deed to Abraham Cassel identifies the
property and names "Wolben" as Henry's wife.
This unusual name, which appears in other documents as Walbina and
Wallindine, allows us to follow her and Henry into Brecknock Twp. in
1768 where they buy part of the tract E-9 that is shown at the bottom
of the warrant map on this page. The stream that crosses
tract E-9 is Black Creek, and it is the boundary between Brecknock and
East Earl townships. Brecknock is north. East Earl is south.
As this warrant map shows, tract E-9 is about two miles southeast of
where Jacob Good (GC2) settled along Muddy Creek in 1737.
His brother Christian and
their sister Anna (Musselman) settled
just upstream from Jacob.
Anna, Jacob and Christian are the three oldest children of Henry's
father Peter. They are about 30 years
older than Henry, and they settled along Muddy Creek just a few years
before Henry was born. Their mother was Peter's first wife, who died
before Peter emigrated in 1727. Henry's mother was Peter's fourth