T J Goodykoontz
Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 14:40:28
T J Goodykoontz, druggist and stock dealer, Ogden, among those who are prominently identified with the business interests of this place, is the subject of the following sketch who was born in Anderson, Madison county, Indiana, October 8, 1834, when only five years of age his parents removed to Grant county, where he lived till twenty years of age, he then came to this state and located in Allamakee county in 1854, where he made his home till 1865, when he came to Boone in this county, he has been engaged in the drug business for twenty-two years, he came to his present location in 1875, he received the advantages of a common school education, supplemented with an academic course, and a marked characteristic of Mr G during his entire career, has been his untiring energy and enterprise, a man of strong will and determined purpose, he turned the whole current of his life-force into one channel, and as a result has secured that reward and success which must follow persistent honorable effort, he was married, in Allamakee county, to Miss Lucretia M Bean, October 16, 1860, she is a native of Chicago, have three sons and three daughters: Jessie L, Carrie M, Mamie J, Eddie J, John and Frank
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