Monica Eleanor Goff

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

The Life 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
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 1821
Lewis, West Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Male1822–1906Male

    Hannah McCann

    Female1823–1867Female

    Elizabeth McCann

    Female1825–1856Female

    Esther Ann McCan

    Female1831–1919Female

    Richard Armstrong McCan

    Male1834–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Carrico Goff

    Male1762–1837Male

    Elizabeth Howell

    Female1777–1858Female

siblings

(12)

    John B Goff

    Male1794–1853Male

    George L Goff

    Male1797–1880Male

    Robert A Goff

    Male1797–Male

    Female1800–1856Female

    Female1802–Female

+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

1 Welsh: nickname for a redhaired person ( see Gough ).2 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.3 Irish: reduced form of McGoff .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ellanor Mccann in household of Richard Mccann, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Monkey Golf in entry for Esther A Dixon, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Monica Goff in entry for Mary Bable, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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