Julia Rebecca Goethe

10 December 1825–18 February 1899 (Age 73)
Hampton, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Julia Rebecca

When Julia Rebecca Goethe was born on 10 December 1825, in Hampton, South Carolina, United States, her father, George Goethe, was 55 and her mother, Elizabeth Walzer, was 42. She married William Tate Speakes Jr in 1832, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Beaufort, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States in 1860. She died on 18 February 1899, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William Tate Speakes Jr
1815–1862
Julia Rebecca Goethe
1825–1899
Marriage: 1832
James Clarence Speaks
1842–1908
William Henry Speaks
1842–
Thomas Tate Speaks
1848–1917
George Speake
1850–
Julia Speake
1852–
Mary Ann Speake
1852–
Washington Wylie Speake
1856–
John J. Speake
1858–
Archibald Raymond Speaks
1861–1935
Alexander McBride Speaks
1863–1928
Sarah Speake
1865–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1832
South Carolina, United States
children

(11)

    James Clarence Speaks

    Male1842–1908Male

    William Henry Speaks

    Male1842–Male

    Thomas Tate Speaks

    Male1848–1917Male

    George Speake

    Male1850–Male

    Julia Speake

    Female1852–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1770–1840Male

    Elizabeth Walzer

    Female1783–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 4

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

German (also Göthe): from a short form of the personal name Godo, formed with the Germanic element god, got ‘god’, or from Middle High German göte ‘godfather’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Julia R Speaks in household of Wm T Speaks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Julia R Speakes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Julia Speaks, "United States Census, 1870"

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