Jemima Arnold Goshorn1

b. 8 April 1838, d. 1919
Last Edited=22 Apr 2012
2nd great-grandmother of Joan Elizabeth Coffman
Pedigree for Joan Elizabeth Coffman
     Jemima Arnold Goshorn was born on 8 April 1838 at Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Stephen Goshorn and Jane Wilson.1

Jemima Arnold Goshorn married William Pierson, son of William Mitchel Pierson and Leah Pierson.1

Jemima Arnold Goshorn married James Abernathy before 1880.3

On 12 June 1880 Jemima Arnold Goshorn was enumerated in the household of James Abernathy on the 1880 U. S. census for Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana as Mima Abernathy, Wife, Married, 42 years old, birthplace of Pennsylvania, occupation of House Keepimg. Also enumerated in the household were Ida Ella Pierson, Laura Belle Pierson, Leona Wilmetta Pierson and Jane Wilson.3

Jemima Arnold Goshorn died in 1919.1

Children of Jemima Arnold Goshorn and William Pierson


  1. Herbert August Potratz, A Family Tree of the Miller-Smith Family, supplied by unknown 14 supplier; A family tree in a non standard form, currently in the possesion of Joan E Flint.
  2. Pierson Family Bible Pages, Photocopies made by Toni Mathis and George Potratz from a Bible in the pocession of Toni Mathis, Christmas 2001, currently in the possesion of Joan E Flint, Seattle, WA.
  3. James Abernathy household, 1880 U.S. census, Jackson County, Indiana, population schedule, City of Seymour, enumeration district 187, supervisor's district 2, page 18 (written) / 143 B (stamped), dwelling 181, family 209; Images Online: 1880 U.S. Census / Indiana / Jackson / Unknown Townships / ED# 187 / Image 18 of 38, transcribed 9 Jul 2003.