Sarah Elizabeth Bragg

7 April 1834–21 February 1881 (Age 46)
Madison, Madison, Alabama, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Bragg was born on 7 April 1834, in Madison, Madison, Alabama, United States, her father, William Nelson Bragg, was 20 and her mother, Hannah Franks, was 21. She married Captain Joseph Gooch on 1 August 1856, in Chariton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Jackson Township, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 21 February 1881, in Linn, Osage, Missouri, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Shafter, Linn, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Joseph Gooch
Sarah Elizabeth Bragg
Marriage: 1 August 1856
William Thomas Gooch
Joseph B. Gooch
Alvery Lee Gooch
Mildred Gooch
James B Gooch
Garland V. Gooch
John Harvey Gooch
Charles Mansur Gooch
Edward A Gooch

Spouse and Children

1 August 1856
Chariton, Missouri, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Nelson Bragg


    Hannah Franks





    Mary Frances Bragg


    James Harvey Harry Bragg


    Thomas Howard Bragg


    Benjamin Houston Bragg


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 4

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 15

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a cheerful or lively person, from Middle English bragge ‘lively’, ‘cheerful’, ‘active’, also ‘brave’, ‘proud’, ‘arrogant’ (of unknown origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Gooch in household of Joseph Gooch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Gooch in household of Joseph Gooch, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah E Bragg in household of William N Bragg, "United States Census, 1850"

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