Albert Henry Clay Gott

Male8 January 1842–19 August 1863

Brief Life History of Albert Henry Clay

When Albert Henry Clay Gott was born on 8 January 1842, in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, his father, William Nichols Gott, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Maddox, was 41. He lived in Linn Township, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Otter Creek Township, Linn, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 August 1863, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nichols Gott
1802–1845
Elizabeth Jane Maddox
1800–1873
David Franklin Gott
1821–1884
Willis Stubbins Gott
1823–1910
Harvey Nichols Gott
1825–1889
Pernetta Ann Gott
1827–1853
Robert Lee Gott
1828–1889
Robert Preston Gott
1829–1832
Elizabeth Mariam Gott
1831–1877
Martha Amelia Gott
1833–1887
Mary Emily Gott
1835–1912
Francis Marion Gott
1837–1924
Albert Henry Clay Gott
1842–1863

Sources (4)

  • Henry Sott in household of Elizabeth Brockman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Albert H Gott, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abert H C Gott in household of Jane Gott, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1846

Age 4

Iowa is the 29th state.

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 9

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

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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