Goldia Arvestia Mooney

17 January 1918–10 January 1991 (Age 72)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Goldia Arvestia

When Goldia Arvestia Mooney was born on 17 January 1918, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, Walter Heath Mooney, was 41 and her mother, Maggie Jane Russell, was 38. She married Carl Harrison Brooks on 24 October 1944, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. She lived in Sulphur Springs District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Powells Point, Currituck, North Carolina, United States in 1991. She died on 10 January 1991, in Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Powells Point, Currituck, North Carolina, United States.

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John Wesley Manuel Sr
Goldia Arvestia Mooney
Marriage: 30 March 1981

Spouse and Children

30 March 1981
Powells Point, Currituck, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maonaigh, ‘descendant of Maonach’, a personal name derived from maoineach ‘rich’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Goldia Mooney in household of Walter Mooney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Golda Mooney in household of Walter H Mooney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Goldy Mooney in household of Walter H Mooney, "United States Census, 1920"

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