Monica Eleanor Goff

1 February 1800–8 September 1856 (Age 56)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Monica Eleanor

When Monica Eleanor Goff was born on 1 February 1800, in Virginia, United States, her father, James Carrico Goff, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Howell, was 23. She married Richard McCan on 10 May 1821, in Lewis, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Columbia Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 8 September 1856, in Meigs, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Meigs, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard McCan
1797–1890
Monica Eleanor Goff
1800–1856
Marriage: 10 May 1821
Dr. Patrick Henry McCan
1822–1906
Esther Ann McCan
about 1831–1919
Hannah McCann
1823–1867
Elizabeth McCann
1825–1856
Richard Armstrong McCan
1834–
Aron McCann
1838–1838
Mary M. McCan
1840–1925
James Carrico McCan
1843–1849

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1821Lewis, West Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 3
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 12
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 19
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: if originally pronounced with a soft G-, this is from the Middle English personal name Goff(e), Joff(e), a short form of Geoffrey (see Jeffrey ).English (of Cornish and Breton origin): occupational name from Cornish and Breton goff ‘smith’ (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin, introduced by followers of William the Conqueror.Welsh and Cornish: nickname from a variant of Welsh or Cornish coch, goch ‘red(-haired)’; see Gough .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Goffe
    Geoffrey

    Sources (9)

    • Ellanor Mccann in household of Richard Mccann, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Moneeah Elener Goff, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
    • Monkey Golf in entry for Esther A Dixon, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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