Norval Goforth

1864–
Missouri, United States

The Life of Norval

When Norval Goforth was born in 1864, in Missouri, United States, his father, Allan Montgomery Goforth, was 31 and his mother, Permelia Lydia Henderson, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Allan Montgomery Goforth
1833–1900
Permelia Lydia Henderson
1840–1921
William A Goforth
1859–1861
Allen Goforth
1861–1866
Nevada Alice Goforth
1864–1953
Norval Goforth
1864–
Joseph Melvin Goforth
1866–1936
Amanda Jane Goforth
1869–1946

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World Events (3)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 1

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Goffarth, a Lower Rhine variant of Godefried ( see Gottfried ), or an Americanized spelling of the Dutch cognate Goeffoet.

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

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