Lawrence Goen

27 November 1883–

The Life of Lawrence

When Lawrence Goen was born on 27 November 1883, his father, Thomas Jefferson Goen, was 32 and his mother, Jemima Florence Goen, was 29. He married Bessie Gladys Branaman on 27 April 1918, in Jackson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He lived in Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Brownstown Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Goen
1883–
Bessie Gladys Branaman
1902–
Marriage: 27 April 1918
Cletus Albert Goen
1919–
Edward Goen
1920–1991
Edward Goen
1921–
Noble Goen
1923–
Marshall Goen
1925–
Donald Lawrence Goen
1926–1983
Stanley Goen
1928–

Spouse and Children

    Male1883–Male

    Bessie Gladys Branaman

    Female1902–Female

MARRIAGE
27 April 1918
Jackson, Indiana, United States
children

(7)

    Cletus Albert Goen

    Male1919–Male

    Edward Goen

    Male1920–1991Male

    Edward Goen

    Male1921–Male

    Noble Goen

    Male1923–Male

    Marshall Goen

    Male1925–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Goen

    Male1851–1924Male

    Jemima Florence Goen

    Female1854–1918Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 23

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 33

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (also Göen): from a pet form of a Germanic personal name beginning with the element gond ‘battle’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Goen in household of George Burford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laurence Goen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lawrence Goen, "United States Census, 1940"

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