Adam Mathias Gochanour

Male20 April 1845–4 January 1927

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (40)

  • Mathias Gochenour, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mathias Gochanour in entry for Henry Rumpf and Clara Gochanour, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Mathias Gochnour, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1865La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries: 1860: LaSalle, Illinois, United States

    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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

    Americanized form of Swiss German Gochnauer or Gochenauer .

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

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    Story Highlight

    WILLIAM H. GOCHANOUR: History of La Salle County, Illinois: by Hoffman, U. J. pages 674-677

    History of La Salle County, Illinois: by Hoffman, U. J. (Urias John), b. 1855 Publication date 1906 Publisher Chicago: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. Collection allen county; americana Digitizing sponsor Inter …

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