William Gouge

Male16 November 1869–16 November 1914

Brief Life History of William

When William Gouge was born on 16 November 1869, in Poplar, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Nathaniel Gouge, was 19 and his mother, Martha Jane Honeycutt, was 21. He married Sarah Davis on 3 August 1890, in Unicoi, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 2, Unicoi, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 16 November 1914, in Unicoi, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Relief, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gouge
Sarah Davis
Marriage: 3 August 1890
Disa Jane Gouge
Warren Roy Gouge
Ashley Gouge
John Estrell Gouge
John H. Gouge
James Madison Gouge
Burleigh L Gouge
Jake Franklin Gouge
Myrtle 'Tina' Gouge
Linda Gouge
Ethel Gouge

Sources (32)

  • William Gouge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Gouge, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • William Gouge, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1890Unicoi, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1877 · Last Troops Leave

    Age 8

    In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 13

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Gooch or Couch .

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

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