John Reid Golding Sr

Brief Life History of John Reid

When John Reid Golding Sr was born in 1789, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Anthony Foster Golding, was 38 and his mother, Isabella Reid, was 30. He married Clementina Brown in 1810, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 15 July 1824, in Jonesville, Union, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Fair Forest Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Jonesville, Union, South Carolina, United States.

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John Reid Golding Sr
Sophonisba Nott
Marriage: 1823
Margaret Campbell Golding

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  • John Esq. Golding, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Reid Golding, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Reid Golding, "Find A Grave Index"

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George Washington elected first president of United States.

1792 · Head Tax Law

"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Golding, in form a patronymic from Golda (see Gold ).

Irish: adopted for Mag Ualghairg, see McGoldrick .

German: patronymic from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with gold ‘gold’.

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

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