Henry Gorham

Male7 February 1874–21 July 1944

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Gorham was born on 7 February 1874, in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia, his father, James Gorham, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Evans, was 22. He married Harriet Amelia Good on 26 April 1911, in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia. He lived in Gunnary, New South Wales, Australia in 1937. He died on 21 July 1944, in Toongabbie, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 70, and was buried in Rookwood, New South Wales, Australia.

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Henry Gorham
Harriet Amelia Good
Marriage: 26 April 1911

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  • Gorham, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    26 April 1911Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.


    Age 18

    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.


    Age 27

    First Federal election.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent and Suffolk): habitational name from Gorham Wood in Bicknor (Kent), so named from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ + hām ‘homestead’.

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Gorron, in Mayenne (France).

    History: Born in England, John Gorham emigrated to MA and in 1643 married Desire Howland, daughter of John Howland, who came to North America on the Mayflower. His descendant Nathaniel (1738–96) was born in Charlestown, MA. He served as chairman of the Committee of the Whole House of Representatives in 1787, when it debated the American constitution.

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

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