John Golding

MaleDecember 1860–29 June 1901

Brief Life History of John

When John Golding was born in December 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Robert Jackson Golding, was 36 and his mother, Rachel Newton, was 23. He married Hannah Simpson on 19 July 1894, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 29 June 1901, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Golding
Hannah Simpson
Marriage: 19 July 1894
Levona Caroline Golding
Dorothy Rachel Golding

Sources (21)

  • John Golden in household of Rachel Golden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Golding, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Jno Golding, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 July 1894Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 9

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 12

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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