David Norman Goss

19 January 1861–31 March 1904 (Age 43)
Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life of David Norman

When David Norman Goss was born on 19 January 1861, in Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas J Goss, was 25 and his mother, Cassandra Grady, was 25. He married Emily A Scott on 10 August 1883, in Floyd, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Greenville, Greenville Township, Floyd, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 31 March 1904, in Floyd, Indiana, United States, at the age of 43.

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David Norman Goss
Emily A Scott
Marriage: 10 August 1883
Lawrence Elmer Goss

Spouse and Children

10 August 1883
Floyd, Indiana, United States


    Lawrence Elmer Goss


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas J Goss


    Cassandra Grady




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 14

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • David N Goss in household of Thomas J Goss, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David N Goss in household of Thomas J Goss, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David M Goss, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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