Eli Gould II

8 November 1807–14 June 1886 (Age 78)
Heath, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Eli

When Eli Gould II was born on 8 November 1807, in Heath, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Eli Gould I, was 41 and his mother, Bernice Johnson, was 39. He married Tirza Smith in 1832. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Troy, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 June 1886, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Gould II
1807–1886
Tirza Smith
1809–1895
Marriage: 1832
Lestina M. Gould
1835–1914
George Augustus Gould
1835–1900
Erwin Smith Gould
1837–1904
Leander Johnson Gould
1842–1931
Adeline F Gould
1851–1912

Spouse and Children

    Male1807–1886Male

    Tirza Smith

    Female1809–1895Female

MARRIAGE
1832
children

(5)

    Female1835–1914Female

    George Augustus Gould

    Male1835–1900Male

    Erwin Smith Gould

    Male1837–1904Male

    Leander Johnson Gould

    Male1842–1931Male

    Adeline F Gould

    Female1851–1912Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1828 · Michigan Capitol Building Constructed

Age 21

The first capitol building for Michigan was built in Detroit in 1828 and served the territory until it became a state in 1847. The old building was turned into a high school until it was demolished in 1893 after a fire engulfed the building. Today the land serves as a park for the community with a monument in remembrance of the first capitol building of Michigan.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gold .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eli Gould, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elij Gould, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Eli Gould, "United States Census, 1860"

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