Elizabeth Goss

about 1735–1831 (Age 96)
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Goss was born about 1735, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Goss, was 30 and her mother, Patience Harraden, was 27. She married John Tarr on 6 December 1755, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1831, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

John Tarr
1732–1776
Elizabeth Goss
1735–1831
Marriage: 6 December 1755
John Tarr
1756–1838
Joseph Tarr
1758–1833
Elizabeth Tarr
1760–
Deborah Tarr
1762–
Hannah Tarr
1764–1849
Andrew Tarr Sr.
1767–1829
Abner Tarr
1773–
Amos Tarr
1774–
George Tarr
1774–
Elias Tarr
1808–

Spouse and Children

    John Tarr

    Male1732–1776Male

    Female1735–1831Female

MARRIAGE
6 December 1755
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(10)

    John Tarr

    Male1756–1838Male

    Joseph Tarr

    Male1758–1833Male

    Elizabeth Tarr

    Female1760–Female

    Deborah Tarr

    Female1762–Female

    Hannah Tarr

    Female1764–1849Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly West Country): variant of Gosse .2 German: from the Germanic personal name Gozzo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element gōd ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Tarr in entry for Elias Tarr, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Elias Tarr and Elizabeth Peabody, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Betty in entry for Hannah Tarr, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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