Kermit Lee Goad

5 May 1936–9 November 1996 (Age 60)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Kermit Lee

When Kermit Lee Goad was born on 5 May 1936, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Flurnoy L. Goad, was 46 and his mother, Eliza Jane Goad, was 42. He married Dorothy Jean Sumner on 17 August 1957. He lived in Laurel Fork Magisterial District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 9 November 1996, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Gladesboro, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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Kermit Lee Goad
Dorothy Jean Sumner
Marriage: 17 August 1957

Spouse and Children


    Dorothy Jean Sumner


17 August 1957

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    Vera Alma Goad


    Cora Alice Goad



    Troy Elias Goad


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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 5

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 19

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Gohde or Godde, variants of Gott 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kermit L Good in household of Flumoy Good, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kermit Lee Goad, "Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-1988"
  • Kermit Lee Goad in entry for Richard Lee Goad and Janet Leigh Farmer, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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