Dessa Vera Goold

Brief Life History of Dessa Vera

When Dessa Vera Goold was born on 29 September 1890, in Hanksville, Piute, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Henry Goold, was 26 and her mother, Luella Nancy Hanks, was 22. She married William David Wright on 3 October 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1910 and Park City, Summit, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 January 1976, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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William David Wright
Dessa Vera Goold
Marriage: 3 October 1921
Doris May Wright

Sources (13)

  • Dessa G Wright, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Dessa Vera Goold, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Dessa Wright, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gold .

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

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