Grief Hickman Goodwin


Personal and Family Information

Grief was born on 16 APR 1824 in Pittsylvania County, VA, the son of John Walker Goodwin and Susanna Mustain.

He died on 7 NOV 1875 in Collin, Texas.

His wife was Achsah Caroline Price, who he married on 3 JAN 1849 in Albany, Gentry County, Missouri. Their nine known children were Susan Emily (1850-1913), Paulina Jane (1852-1901), Richard Phineas (1855-?), Mary (1857-?), Alice (1859-?), Erin Rose (1863-1952), James Monroe (1867-1943), Victor Lewis (1870-1955) and Benjamin Franklin (1873-1956).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Grief Hickman Goodwin


John Walker Goodwin


Susanna Mustain


Jesse Mustain


Thomas Mustain


Mary Haley


Jenny Unknown



Birth16 APR 1824
Place: Pittsylvania County, VA
Death7 NOV 1875
Place: Collin, Texas




Note 1

Buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Collin TX

Note 2

Grief was a wagon maker.

Military: Private in Company D, Santa Fe (New Mexico) Battalion Mountain Volunteers, Mexican-American War from 1 July 1847 - 17 October 1848 (discharged at Independence, MO); Baird's Cavalry (4th Regiment, Arizona Brigade; Showalter's Regiment), Texas, in the Confederate States of America during the Civil War for 18 months.