Mary Goben

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Goben was born about 1818, in Otisco, Charlestown Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, her father, William Goben, was 61 and her mother, Unity "Nicey" Durham, was 28. She married Major Philip Daly Sandy on 10 April 1838, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 29 September 1849, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Major Philip Daly Sandy
1819–1906
Mary Goben
1818–1849
Marriage: 10 April 1838
Nancy Ann Sandy
1839–1920
William F. Sandy
1840–1916
Willis Marion Sandy
1842–1914
Hugh D Sandy
1844–1917

Sources (6)

  • Mary Goben, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Gaben in entry for Hugh Sandy, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Mary Goben, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Gobin , a surname of English or French origin. In some cases however, the surname Goben (possibly of German origin; see 2 below) was changed to Gobin.

German (Göben): habitational name from Gobbin on Rügen Island (Pomerania) or perhaps from any of several places called Goben in Bavaria.

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

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