Bertha Leota Goff

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

The Life Summary 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
Bertha Leota Goff
Marriage: 24 December 1902
Walter Byron Larew
Lena Larew
Merle Goff Larew
Mary Amanda Larew
Garrett Edward Larew
Charles Stillwell Larew
Mildred Loleta Larew
Ruth Larew
Robert Ray Larew
Billie Jean Larew
Betty Larew

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1902Montgomery, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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

    English: if originally pronounced with a soft G-, this is from the Middle English personal name Goff(e), Joff(e), a short form of Geoffrey (see Jeffrey ).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.Welsh and Cornish: nickname from a variant of Welsh or Cornish coch, goch ‘red(-haired)’; see Gough .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Bertha L Lorew in household of G A Lorew, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Bertha Goff in entry for Isaiah T Ping, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Bertha L Larew in entry for Garret Abraham Larew, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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