Mamie Amelia Goff

November 1887–
Converse, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Mamie Amelia

When Mamie Amelia Goff was born in November 1887, in Converse, Wyoming, United States, her father, Willard Richard Goff, was 33 and her mother, Mary Francis Brown, was 26. She married John Edward Morgan on 16 April 1909, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Roslyn, Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1920 and Seattle, King, Washington, United States for about 10 years.

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John Edward Morgan
Mamie Amelia Goff
Marriage: 16 April 1909
Thomas Lewis Morgan
Richard G. Morgan
Marjean May Morgan

Spouse and Children

16 April 1909
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States


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World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 2

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries 1888: Converse, Wyoming Territory, United States 1890: Converse, Wyoming, United States
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: nickname for a redhaired person ( see Gough ).2 English (of Cornish and Breton origin): occupational name from Cornish and Breton goff ‘smith’ (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin, introduced by followers of William the Conqueror.3 Irish: reduced form of McGoff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie A Morgan in household of John E Morgan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mamie A Morgan in household of John Edward Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mammie A Morgan in household of John E Morgan, "United States Census, 1920"

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