Robert Jackson Golding

1 December 1824–23 October 1883 (Age 58)
Jennings Township, Fayette, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Jackson

When Robert Jackson Golding was born on 1 December 1824, in Jennings Township, Fayette, Indiana, United States, his father, Stephen Golding, was 36 and his mother, Jerusha Bray, was 32. He married Rachel Newton on 7 February 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 October 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Jackson Golding
Rachel Newton
Marriage: 7 February 1855
Christine Golding
James Golding
William Golding
John Golding
Stephen Golding
George Quincy Golding
Mary "Mamie" Golding
Edward Golding
Florence Bell Golding

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis
    Age 1
    The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 17
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Golding, in form a patronymic from Golda (see Gold ).Irish: adopted for Mag Ualghairg, see McGoldrick .German: patronymic from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with gold ‘gold’.

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

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    Sources (59)

    • Unknown Golding in entry for Harry K Golding, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Robert Golden, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Robert Jackson in entry for Robert Jackson and Sarah Elizabeth Pepper, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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