Frances "Fanny" Goho

9 August 1835–19 February 1897 (Age 61)
Mount Pleasant Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frances "Fanny"

When Frances "Fanny" Goho was born on 9 August 1835, in Mount Pleasant Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Goho, was 32 and her mother, Nancy Hess, was 29. She married Benjamin Kistler on 3 December 1857. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 19 February 1897, in Mount Pleasant Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Kistler
1829–1903
Frances "Fanny" Goho
1835–1897
Marriage: 3 December 1857
Ida Anna Kistler
1859–1939
Amelia J Kistler
1864–1947
Freas Charles Kistler
1874–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 December 1857
children

(3)

    Ida Anna Kistler

    Female1859–1939Female

    Amelia J Kistler

    Female1864–1947Female

    Freas Charles Kistler

    Male1874–1938Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Goho

    Male1803–1869Male

    Nancy Hess

    Female1805–1865Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 28

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle Low German gor ‘quagmire’, ‘bog’, an element in various habitational names from which the surname may have arisen, including Gohr near Neuss; alternatively, it may simply be a topographic name for someone living near a bog. 2. in eastern Germany, possibly from Polish gora ‘mountain’ or gor ‘fire’, ‘burning’ (denoting cleared forest), elements contained in various fieldnames and place names.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frances Goho in household of Jacob Goho, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Fannie Kistler in household of Benjamin Kistler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fanny Kistler in household of Benjamin Kistler, "United States Census, 1870"

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