Maria Goossen

22 January 1868–19 May 1954 (Age 86)
Molotschna, Taurida Guberniya, Russian Empire

The Life of Maria

When Maria Goossen was born on 22 January 1868, in Molotschna, Taurida Guberniya, Russian Empire, her father, Gerhard Plett Goossen, was 31 and her mother, Anna Klassen, was 28. She married Johann Esau on 16 December 1893, in Blumenort, Hanover, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Risley Township, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Wilson Township, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 19 May 1954, in Newton, Harvey, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Esau
1867–1946
Maria Goossen
1868–1954
Marriage: 16 December 1893
Heinrich G. Esau
1895–1962
Anna Esau
1897–
Esau
1898–
Katherine Esau
1899–1985
Adina Esau
1900–1946
Maria Esau
1902–
Lydia Esau
1903–2006
Emilie Esau
1905–
Esther Esau
1907–1992
Lena Maxine Esau
1909–1999
John J Esau
1911–1993

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 December 1893
Blumenort, Hanover, Manitoba, Canada
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

    Gerhard Plett Goossen

    Male1836–1872Male

    Anna Klassen

    Female1839–1927Female

siblings

(8)

    Anna K Goossen

    Female1858–1910Female

    Gerhard Klassen Goossen

    Male1859–1937Male

    Franz K Goossen

    Male1862–1929Male

    Female1864–1943Female

    Peter Goossen

    Male1866–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1869

Age 1

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1890

Age 22

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1894

Age 26

Nicholas II crowned emperor.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Gozzo, a short form of the various compound names with gōd ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Esau in household of John K Esau, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Maria Esau, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary Esau in household of John K Esau, "United States Census, 1910"

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