Artie Violet Goforth

25 December 1900–4 January 1962 (Age 61)
Grant, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Artie Violet

When Artie Violet Goforth was born on 25 December 1900, in Grant, New Mexico, United States, her father, William Henry Harrison Goforth, was 43 and her mother, Margaret Emily Mager, was 28. She married William Francis South on 27 May 1922, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in South Gate, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 5 years and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 4 January 1962, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

William Francis South
Artie Violet Goforth
Marriage: 27 May 1922
Zona Allene South
William Wallace South

Spouse and Children

27 May 1922
Los Angeles, California, United States


    Zona Allene South


    William Wallace South


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.

Age 12

New Mexico is the 47th state.

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Goffarth, a Lower Rhine variant of Godefried ( see Gottfried ), or an Americanized spelling of the Dutch cognate Goeffoet.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Artie V South in household of William F South, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Artie V South in household of William F South, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Artie Violet South, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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