Robert J Goheen

5 January 1860–4 July 1943 (Age 83)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Robert J

When Robert J Goheen was born on 5 January 1860, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert Goheen, was 29 and his mother, Anna Walsh, was 28. He lived in St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Melvin, Speaker Township, Sanilac, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 4 July 1943, in Burnside, Burnside Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Robert Goheen
1831–1869
Anna Walsh
1832–
Sarah A Goheen
1852–
Mary Jane Goheen
1859–1914
Robert J Goheen
1860–1943
George Goheen
1862–1943

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1869

Age 9

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1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 19

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 22

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert C Goheen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Goheen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Goheen in household of William B Laidlaw, "United States Census, 1880"

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