John M. Gould

Brief Life History of John M.

When John M. Gould was born on 26 December 1750, in Hill and Moor, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Gould, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Willetts, was 20. He married Mary Jenks on 23 July 1780, in Kingswinford St Mary, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 15 January 1817, at the age of 66.

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John M. Gould
Mary Jenks
Marriage: 23 July 1780
William Gould
Thomas Gould
Elizabeth Gould or Gold
John Goold or Gould
William Gould
Ann 'Nancy' Gould
John Gould
Richard Gould
John Gould
Mary Gould
Hester Gould

Sources (24)

  • John Gold, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Gold, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John Gould in entry for William Gould, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gold .

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

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