Thomas Goodson Poage

4 July 1812–25 December 1892 (Age 80)
Cumberland, Kentucky, United States

The Life 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 "Polly" 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, Macon, Missouri, United States.

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Thomas Goodson Poage
Mary Marshall Maxey
Marriage: 12 December 1833
Walter Robert Poage
Eliza Van Buren Poage
Mary Jane Poage
John Jackson Poage
Boaz Poage
Magaret Ann Poage

Spouse and Children

12 December 1833
Monroe, Missouri, United States


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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.

Age 9

Missouri is the 24th state
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 22

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Pogue .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas G Pouge, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomis G Pouge, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Pogue, "United States Census, 1870"

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