History of Goodale Hotel, Bristol Station, Illinois

Historic Hotels / Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Lockwood W. Goodale and his wife, Abigail Catherine (Miller) Goodale ran a hotel in Bristol Station for over forty-two years.

1870 census of Bristol Station, page 58 & 342A, enumeration date June 14, family # 116.

Goodale, Lockwood W.                45 M MA Restaurateur 
Goodale, Abigail Catherine (Miller) 36 F NY Keeping house
Goodale, Mary Elizabeth 18 F IL
Goodale, Lawson N. 14 M IL
Goodale, Hiram J. 6 M IL
Goodale, Sarah E. "Sadie" 3 F IL

Lockwood sold the hotel sometime during the early 1870s, but in 1875 he repurchased and renovated the property, reopening it as a hotel. 1Kendall County Record, April 8, 1875.

1880 census of Huntsville (Bristol Station), page 59 & 311A, enumeration date June 18, family # 240.

Goodale, Lockwood W.                55 M self NY MA NY 
Goodale, Abigail Catherine (Miller) 46 F wife NY NY NY
Goodale, Hiram J. 16 M son IL NY NY
Goodale, Sarah E. "Sadie" 13 F dau IL NY NY
Goodale, Frederick Welch 7 M son IL NY NY
Jeffers, William R. 21 M IL NY NY boarder


1Kendall County Record, April 8, 1875.

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