Richard Newton Good, born 1812 in Canebreaks, Bedford County, Tennessee, died 2/6/1873 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas, married Elizabeth Virginia Mallory 11/10/1837 in Hinds, Mississippi. Goode Family Tree.
Census of 1850 - R.N. Goode, Marshall, Harrison County, age 38, born circa 1812 in Tennessee, lawyer, in household with E.V. Goode.
Census of 1860 - R.N. Goode, McLennan County, age 48, born circa 1812 in Tennessee, lawyer, in household with E.V. Goode.
Census of 1870 - Richard N. Goode, Waco, McLennan County, age 48, born circa 1812 in Tennessee, lawyer, in household with Elizabeth Goode.
Col. R.N. Goode (1812-1873), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County with wife Elizabeth V. Goode.
Find a Grave.
Mentioned as fourth mayor of Waco, Texas. A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893, p. 140, crediting Lena Armstrong Public Library. "During the administration of R.N. Goode, the charter was surrendered and the town organized under the general incorporation act of the Legislature."
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical sketch, Richard Newton Goode. ". . .Goode served on a committee for the General Land Office of Texas and as a representative of Harrison County."
Waco Masonic Lodge #92.
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