Bradford Ellis Gott

3 August 1911–February 1980 (Age 68)
Belton, Bell, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Bradford Ellis

When Bradford Ellis Gott was born on 3 August 1911, in Belton, Bell, Texas, United States, his father, George Andrew Gott, was 32 and his mother, Nettie Omsby Powers, was 30. He lived in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in February 1980, in California, United States, at the age of 68.

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George Andrew Gott
Nettie Omsby Powers
Mary Katherine Belle Gott
George Andrew Gott
Gerald Leigh Gott
Robert Powers Gott
Bradford Ellis Gott
William Richard Gott
Marguarette Roslyn Gott

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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.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York
Age 3
Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
Age 20
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the various ancient Germanic compound personal names with the first element gōd ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.South German and Swiss German (also Gött): relationship name or nickname from Middle High German got(t)e ‘godfather’. Compare Goett .English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from the Middle English personal name Gotte. In some cases this was a pet form of Godfrey . It may also have been a pet form of other names beginning with God-, such as Goddard and Godwin . Gotte was also a simplified pronunciation of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Goz, Gots (ancient Germanic Gozzo), often used as a pet form of the Old French personal name Gocelin, which was pronounced Gotselin; see Joslin .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Bradford E Gott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bradford Ellis Gott, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Bradford Gott in household of George Gott, "United States Census, 1920"

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