Emmett Luther Good

27 August 1911–9 December 1977 (Age 66)
Page, Virginia, United States

The Life of Emmett Luther

When Emmett Luther Good was born on 27 August 1911, in Page, Virginia, United States, his father, Luther Pearl Good, was 24 and his mother, Juanita Long Phillips, was 22. He married Freida Jane Huffman on 17 September 1934, in Page, Virginia, United States. He lived in Springfield, Page, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 9 December 1977, at the age of 66, and was buried in Luray, Page, Virginia, United States.

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Emmett Luther Good
Freida Jane Huffman
Marriage: 17 September 1934

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17 September 1934
Page, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 6

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 18

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English gode ‘good’ (Old English gōd).2 English: from a medieval personal name, a survival of the Old English personal name Gōda, which was in part a byname and in part a short form of various compound names with the first element gōd.3 Americanized form of like-sounding names in other languages, for example German Gut or Guth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emmett Good in household of Luther P Good, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest L Good in household of Luther P Good, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emmett L Good, "United States Census, 1940"

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