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Catalog Number 2000.001.0058
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Sepia-tone photograph of a man in a three piece suit -- both jacket and vest have wide lapels. He is also wearing a white shirt and no die. He has a watch chain (double) and fob attached to his vest. He has a full short graying beard. His hair is curly over his ears but slicked flat at the crown and sides. He is unsmiling.
Number of images 1
Date ca 1870
Photographer Grischy, John
Title Goalby, Samuel
Collection Coal - Goalby, Samuel
Accession number 2000.001.
People Goalby, Samuel
Notes 1827-1878 Coal Miner/Hauler

1870 Census Index lists: Samuel 43; Sarah 41; and their children. See Family # 192.

Advocate Newspaper 12/20/1878 and 9/13/1878 lists the death of Samuel 51 and Mrs. Samuel (Sarah, nee Walker) 49

EXHIBIT MATERIAL: Samuel and Sarah Goalby and their daughter, Sarah Ann, from England, settled at Ogle Station. They were a coal mining family who entered the coal hauling business. Their second daughter, Adalaide, was born at Belleville in 1857 and Clara in 1960. Their sons, The Goalby brothers, Albert and Samuel, carried on the business after their parents died in 1878. They also purchased as much land as possible. The Illinois & St. Louis Railroad ran between Belleville (TN1NR8W) and New Pittsburg along the Ogle, Goalby and Gartside coal lands (TN1NR9W). By 1874, there were 90 coal mines in St. Clair County delivering three million tons annually. (See 1874 Atlas of St. Clair County, P 9).

Rear of photo reads: John Grischy's Travelling Photographic Art Gallery (Pictures copied and enlarged to any size)

NOTE: See the next record (2000,001.0059) for a photo of Samuel's wife, Sarah.

REF: See St. Clair County Genealogical Society Family History Volume II, p 329

Times Newspaper 6/16/1857
Goalby & Co. mine advertise and sell coal at 5-8 cents a bushel depending on quality.