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
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 Amanda 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
1926–2009

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1902Montgomery, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +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

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Goffe
    Geoffrey

    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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