Elizabeth "Betsy" Pock

Female1789–after 1860

Brief Life History of Elizabeth "Betsy"

When Elizabeth "Betsy" Pock was born in 1789, in Montgomery, Maryland, United States, her father, John "Adam" Pock, was 4 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Hiten, was 4. She married George Goodnight on 1 January 1812, in Harrison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Harrison, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and District 2, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1860. She died after 1860.

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Family Time Line

George Goodnight
Elizabeth "Betsy" Pock
Marriage: 1 January 1812
Eleanor Goodnight
Thomas V. Goodnight
John Goodnight
Elizabeth Goodnight
Oliver Perry Goodnight
George Goodnight

Sources (6)

  • Elizabeth Goodnight in household of George Goodnight, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Betsy Pock, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Harrison County, Kentucky Record Book D (1820-1828)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1812Harrison, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1792 · Becomes the 15th State

    Age 3

    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains


    Age 19

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    German (Bavaria, Austria): variant of Bock .

    German (Bavaria; Böck): variant of Beck ‘baker’.

    North German: probably a nickname for a short man, from Low German pōk ‘young child, dwarf’.

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

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