Louisianna Gouge

1812–1841 (Age 29)
Williamstown, Grant, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Louisianna

When Louisianna Gouge was born in 1812, in Williamstown, Grant, Kentucky, United States, her father, James M. Gouge, was 35 and her mother, Ellen Jane Juett, was 23. She married Kavanaugh Williams on 20 February 1830, in Grant, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1841, in her hometown, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Kavanaugh Williams
Louisianna Gouge
Marriage: 20 February 1830
Mary Ellen Williams
Richard H Williams

Spouse and Children

20 February 1830
Grant, Kentucky, United States


    Mary Ellen Williams


    Richard H Williams


Parents and Siblings

    James M. Gouge





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World Events (6)


Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 0

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 9

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gooch , itself a variant of Goff .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Louisianna Gauge, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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