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Rev. Dr. Jonathan Goforth (b. 10 January 1859, d. 8 October 1936)Jonathan Goforth (son of Francis Goforth and Jane Bates) was born 10 January 1859 in On Father's farm near Thorndale, West Nissouri, Middlesex County,Ontario, Canada, and died 8 October 1936 in Toronto, East York Township, York County, Ontario, Canada.He married Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith on 25 October 1887 in Knox Presbyterian Church, Toronto, ON, Canada, daughter of John Bell-Smith and Geogianna Boddy.
Notes for Jonathan Goforth:
He was a famous Christian Missionary in China during the Boxer Rebellion.He wrote a book called "By My Spirit".
More About Jonathan Goforth:
Author: "By My Spirit".
Burial: Unknown, Lot 20, Mount Pleasant Cemetery,Toronto, ON, Canada.
Education: Doctor of Divinity.
Missionary: During Boxer Rebellion, China.
More About Jonathan Goforth and Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith:
Marriage: 25 October 1887, Knox Presbyterian Church, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Missionaries: Bet. 1888 - 1936, China.
Children of Jonathan Goforth and Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith are:
- Christine Goforth, d. date unknown.
- Gertrude Madeline Goforth, b. 12 August 1888, Cheffo, North China, d. 24 July 1889, China.
- Donald Goforth, b. 19 December 1889, Linching, Shantung, China, d. 25 July 1891, China.
- +Paul Goforth, b. 13 April 1891, Linching, Shantung, China, d. 6 November 1962, Claremont, California, USA.
- Florence Evangeline Goforth, b. 3 January 1893, Chuwang, Honan, China, d. 19 June 1900, China.
- +Helen Rosalind Goforth, b. 22 September 1894, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, d. 1 June 1961, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
- Grace Muriel Goforth, b. 8 August 1896, Changte, China, d. 3 October 1899, China.
- +Ruth Isabel Goforth, b. 1 January 1898, Changtefu, Hunan, China, d. 22 February 1974, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- +William Wallace Goforth, b. 25 November 1899, Changtefu, Hunan, China, d. 6 July 1956, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- Amelia Constance Goforth, b. 13 October 1901, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, d. 11 October 1902, China.
- +Mary Kathleen Goforth, b. 20 July 1903, Peitoihe, in the Province of Chili, Bei Toi He, North China, d. 17 July 1994, Stouffville, Ontario, Canada.
- +John Frederick Goforth, b. 6 June 1906, Changte, China, d. 14 May 1961.