Solon Southard Gould

about 1826–27 December 1898 (Age 72)
Lyman, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Solon

When Solon Southard Gould was born about 1826, in Lyman, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Caleb Gould, was 37 and his mother, Hepzibah Miner, was 35. He married Amelia " Milly" Emily Frye on 22 December 1852, in Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States. He lived in Vermont, United States in 1870 and Humboldt, Allen, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 27 December 1898, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Stockton Rural Cemetery, Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Solon Southard Gould
Lucy Maria Boyd
Marriage: 5 February 1874
Norman Willis Gould

Spouse and Children

5 February 1874
Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 8

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John S Goold in household of Caleb Goold, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Solon S Gould in household of Horace Gilbert, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Solon S Gould, "United States Census, 1880"

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