William Lewis Gossett

13 August 1882–16 October 1954 (Age 72)
Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Lewis

When William Lewis Gossett was born on 13 August 1882, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jesse Avery Gossett, was 36 and his mother, Mary Jane Lee, was 19. He married Inda Mae Jones on 24 December 1908, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 2, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 16 October 1954, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lewis Gossett
1882–1954
Inda Mae Jones
1891–1954
Marriage: 24 December 1908
Dennis Herman Gossett
1909–1967
Dortha B Gossett
1911–1986
Dale Wendell Gossett
1913–1993
Alta Marie Gossett
1915–1965
Glenn Albert Gossett
1917–2003
Edna Mae Gossett
1919–1940
Bertha Dean Gossett
1923–2015
Lee M Gossett
1926–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1908
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Dennis Herman Gossett

    Male1909–1967Male

    Female1911–1986Female

    Dale Wendell Gossett

    Male1913–1993Male

    Alta Marie Gossett

    Female1915–1965Female

    Glenn Albert Gossett

    Male1917–2003Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Avery Gossett

    Male1846–1906Male

    Female1863–1945Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1879–1963Male

    Wade Hampton Gossett

    Male1881–1926Male

    Male1882–1954Male

    George Perkins Gossett

    Male1884–Male

    John Cleavland Gossett

    Male1886–1966Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 10

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
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 and French: from a pet form of Gosse .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willie L Gossett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie L Gossett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie L Gossett, "United States Census, 1930"

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