Octavia Batcheldor Goding

1819–1899 (Age 80)
Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Octavia Batcheldor

When Octavia Batcheldor Goding was born on 29 August 1819, in Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States, her father, Jonas Coolidge Goding, was 29 and her mother, Patience Tollman, was 28. She married George Cutler Fields about 1845, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 26 December 1899, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Octavia Batcheldor Goding
1819–1899
George Cutler Fields
1811–1860
Marriage: about 1845
George Edwin Fields
1847–1913
Jonas Judson Fields
1848–1864

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1845
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 14

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Gooding .2 German (Göding): variant of Godding .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Octavia Back Story

From the Goding Family Genealogy by Frederic Webster Goding M.D., Ph.D. Pages 52 & 53. Octavia Batcheldor Goding (7 Jonas, 6, Jonathan, 5 Jonathan C., 4 William, 3 William, 2 Henry, 1 Henry). With the …

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Sources (3)

  • Octavia B Field in household of George C Field, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Octavius Fields, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Octan B Fields in household of George E Fields, "United States Census, 1880"

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