Dessa Vera Goold

29 September 1890–January 1976 (Age 85)
Hanksville, Wayne, Utah Territory, United States

The Life Summary of Dessa Vera

When Dessa Vera Goold was born on 29 September 1890, in Hanksville, Wayne, Utah Territory, 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 in January 1976, in Utah, United States, at the age of 85.

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

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 6
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.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State
Age 6
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 23
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gould .

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

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Sources (10)

  • Dessie Vera Goold in household of Charles Henry Goold, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Dessa Wright in household of William Wright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dessie Gould in household of Charles Gould, "United States Census, 1900"

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