Isa Lena Goff

1880–1899 (Age 19)
Chatham Hill, Smyth, Virginia, United States

The Life of Isa Lena

When Isa Lena Goff was born in April 1880, in Chatham Hill, Smyth, Virginia, United States, her father, Jonathan Leach "John" Goff, was 22 and her mother, Catherine Emily Alice Pritchett, was 19. She lived in Rich Valley, Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 29 November 1899, in Pierce, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Prospect View Cemetery, Pierce, Pierce, Nebraska, United States.

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Jonathan Leach "John" Goff
Catherine Emily Alice Pritchett
John Blair Goff
Isa Lena Goff
Lee Goff
George Goff
Lulu Virginia Goff
Edgar Goff
Frank Goff
Susie Goff
Frances Katherine Goff
Walter Goff
Allan Goff

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World Events (7)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

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.

Age 6

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: nickname for a redhaired person ( see Gough ).2 English (of Cornish and Breton origin): occupational name from Cornish and Breton goff ‘smith’ (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin, introduced by followers of William the Conqueror.3 Irish: reduced form of McGoff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Icie Goff in household of John Goff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Isa Lena Goff, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Isa L Goff, "BillionGraves Index"

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