Adam Mathias Gochanour

20 April 1845–4 January 1927 (Age 81)
Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Adam Mathias

When Adam Mathias Gochanour was born on 20 April 1845, in Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, Jonathan Calvin Gochenour, was 26 and his mother, Lucinda M Ritter, was 22. He married Anna Eliza McKernan on 16 September 1865, in La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Otter Creek Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. He died on 4 January 1927, in LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Kernan, LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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Adam Mathias Gochanour
Anna Eliza McKernan
Marriage: 16 September 1865
Ralph Arthur Gochanour
Clara Belle Gochanour
Hugh Jennings Gochanour
Augusta Pearl Gochanour
Lloyd Wallace Gochanour
Paul Mathias Gochanour

Spouse and Children

16 September 1865
La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 15

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 22

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Gauchenauer ( see Gochenour ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mathias Gochenour, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mathias Gochnour, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matthew Gochanour, "United States Census, 1900"

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