Thomas Goodson Poage

Male4 July 1812–25 December 1892

Brief Life History of Thomas Goodson

When Thomas Goodson Poage was born on 4 July 1812, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Poage III, was 46 and his mother, Mary Goodson, was 43. He married Mary Marshall Maxey on 12 December 1833, in Monroe, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 25 December 1892, in La Plata, Macon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in La Plata Cemetery, La Plata, Macon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Goodson Poage
1812–1892
Mary Marshall Maxey
1815–1853
Marriage: 12 December 1833
Walter Robert Poage
1834–1920
Eliza Van Buren Poage
1837–1863
Mary Jane Poage
1842–1923
John Jackson Poage
1846–1881
Boaz Poage
1846–
Magaret Ann Poage
1851–1916

Sources (20)

  • Thomas G Pouge, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas S Poage, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Thomas Goodson Poage, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1833Monroe, Missouri, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase

    Age 6

    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 7

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 24

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): variant of Pogue .

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

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