Born: 1798 Kentucky
Died: 1851-12-20 Menard County, Illinois
Flourished: 1834-1851 Menard County, Illinois
Goldsby was a farmer who, by 1834, had settled in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become Menard County. He lived there until his death in 1851.
Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 335; Illinois, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, 5 January 1852, Menard County (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2015).