Lulu Virginia Goff

1884–1947 (Age 62)
Pierce, Pierce, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lulu Virginia

When Lulu Virginia Goff was born in December 1884, in Pierce, Pierce, Nebraska, United States, her father, Jonathan L Goff, was 27 and her mother, Katherine E Pritchett, was 24. She lived in Pierce, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 14 February 1947, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 7

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 17

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

Scots: Gowff, the game of golf

Sources (3)

  • Lulu Goff in household of Mrs. Kate Goff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lulu V Goff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Shur V Gaff in household of John L Gaff, "United States Census, 1910"

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