Mamie Amelia Goff

FemaleNovember 1887–27 October 1958

Brief Life History 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. She died on 27 October 1958, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Evergreen, Transvaal, South Africa.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (21)

  • Minnie A Morgan in household of John E Morgan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mamie Amelia Goff - Individual or family possessions: birth: 30 November 1887; Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States
  • Mamie Goff, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1909Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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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

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 19

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English: if originally pronounced with a soft G-, this is from the Middle English personal name Goff(e), Joff(e), a short form of Geoffrey (see Jeffrey ).

    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.

    Welsh and Cornish: nickname from a variant of Welsh or Cornish coch, goch ‘red(-haired)’; see Gough .

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

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