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Goodnight, Charleslocked

(05 March 1836–12 December 1929)
  • Jimmy M. Skaggs


Goodnight, Charles (05 March 1836–12 December 1929), rancher, was born in Macoupin County, Illinois, the second son of Charles Goodnight and Charlotte Collier, farmers. After Charles Goodnight, Sr., died in 1841, Charlotte Goodnight married a neighbor, Hiram Daugherty, who moved the family to Texas in 1845, settling in Milam County. By then Charles Goodnight, Jr., had attended school for two years, which was all the education he ever received....

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