Bertha Leota Goff

18 September 1882–3 November 1951 (Age 69)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Bertha Leota

When Bertha Leota Goff was born on 18 September 1882, in Indiana, United States, her father, Edward F Goff, was 48 and her mother, Mary Jane Shelly, was 42. She married Garret Abraham Larew on 24 December 1902, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nashville, Barton, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Wayne Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 November 1951, in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery, Waynetown, Wayne Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garret Abraham Larew
1881–1973
Bertha Leota Goff
1882–1951
Marriage: 24 December 1902
Walter Byron Larew
1904–1973
Lena Larew
1906–1982
Merle Goff Larew
1908–1978
Mary L. Larew
1910–1999
Garrett Edward Larew
1912–1979
Charles Stillwell Larew
1914–1989
Mildred Loleta Larew
1916–2011
Ruth Larew
1919–1998
Robert Ray Larew
1921–1990
Billie Jean Larew
1924–2009
Betty Larew
1927–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1902
Montgomery, Indiana, United States
children

(11)

    Walter Byron Larew

    Male1904–1973Male

    Lena Larew

    Female1906–1982Female

    Male1908–1978Male

    Mary L. Larew

    Female1910–1999Female

    Garrett Edward Larew

    Male1912–1979Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward F Goff

    Male1834–1909Male

    Mary Jane Shelly

    Female1840–1888Female

siblings

(13)

    Female1864–1940Female

    John Goff

    Male1865–Male

    Male1867–1950Male

    Sarah Goff

    Female1867–Female

    Mary Ann Goff

    Female1869–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: nickname for a redhaired person ( see Gough ).2 English (of Cornish and Breton origin): occupational name from Cornish and Breton goff ‘smith’ (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin, introduced by followers of William the Conqueror.3 Irish: reduced form of McGoff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha L Lorew in household of G A Lorew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha L Larew in household of Garrett A Larew, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Larew in household of Garret A Larew, "United States Census, 1910"

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