Dessa Vera Goold

Female29 September 1890–8 January 1976

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 (12)

  • 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 Vera Goold, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Dessa Goold Wright in entry for William David Wright, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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  • Marriage
    3 October 1921Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    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 Gold .

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

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