When James Turner Golden was born in 1873, in Montgomery, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Turner Golden, was 37 and his mother, Myra Miami Hill, was 35. He married Serena Amanda "Mandy" Anis Walston about 1892, in Pike, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Cedar Township, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died in 1957, in Hinton, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84.
English: from Middle English golden ‘made of gold; golden in color’ (from Old English gylden), generally a nickname for someone with golden-blond hair.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Ualghairg (see McGoldrick ).
Irish: adopted for Ó Gabhláin, ‘descendant of Gabhlán’, a personal name based on a diminutive of gabhal ‘fork’.