James GOOLSBY b 1823 Hillsboro, Jasper GAd 3 Feb 1843 Hillsboro, Jones Co.GA buried at old home near the present home on Hill. wed 2 Feb 1843 Gray Jones Co.Ga to Mary Ann Nivins b 18 Dec 1825 Jones Co GA died hillsboro, Jones Co. Ga, buried on land owned by Avant.
His parents: James Bird Goolsby,Sr and Elizabeth Cardin.Her parents:Daniel Nivins, Sr and ?.
Children: William Harrison Goolsby b 31 Mar 1844 Jasper Co.Gadied 5 Nov 1863 at 19yrs old, CSA of pneumonia Kelley's Ford, VA, 12th Ga Regt
Susan Elizabeth Goolsby b 2 Aug 1846 Jasper Co.GA d.?, wed 13 Dec 1872 Jones, Gray Co.GA to Joel W. Jackson. [source Family History/Moved to Texas]bur. Union Hills Ch.
Mary Frances Goolsby b 28 Jan 1849 Jasper Co.Ga wed 9 Sept 1875 Gray,Jones, Co.GA to Robert Hutchings (had 3 ch on 1880 census), 2nd marr. for Robert.
James Daniel Goolsby b 29 Apr 1851 Jasper Co.GA, d 13 Apr 1919,Hillsboro,GA, wed 11 Dec 1873 Eatonton, Putnam Co.GA to Laura J. Lazenby b 27 Nov 1852 d 3 Jan 1928.
Matilda I. Goolsby b & d June 1853
Ellen Udora Goolsby b 28 Oct 1856, Hillsboro, GA d 17 Nov 1915, wed 20 Dec 1877 Gray Jones Co.GA to Wm. T. Lazenby b 2 May 1854 d 29 Nov 1919
Carden Levi Goolsby b 24 Jun 1859 Hillsboro, GA, d 15 Dec 1926 Jasper Co.GA wed 21 Dec 1897 Gray, GA to Gertrude Elizabeth Glauson b 14 Nov 1876 d 9 Sep 1958.
Narcissa Nivins wed Wm.A. Jones Ellen Nivinswed Ezekiel Robertson James Nivins Betty Nivins, dec'd by 1856
Daniel Nivins, Sr.WILL in Book D, page 114, recorded Gray, Jones Co.GA dated 5 Apr 1856. Recorded Mar 7, 1859 wife was deceased when WILL was made, name not given. Her name might be on a deed in Jones Co.GA.
This info from "Genealogy and History of Goldsby, Gouldsby, Goolsby-bee etc.Branch Families" by Margarette Goolsby Gassiert of Sparta, GA.Set of 3 volumes for $90.00+s/h
My line goes Thomas Goldsby & Tabitha Turentine James Goldsby, Sr & Elizabeth 'Betsy' Kirby Burgess Goolsby & Elizabeth Bird/Allison? James Bird Goolsby & Elizabeth Cardin Dicy Goolsby & Frederick Reid