Edna Muse Goff

1903–25 January 1943 (Age 40)
Horry, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Edna Muse

When Edna Muse Goff was born in 1903, in Horry, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Henry Goff, was 32 and her mother, Nolia Olive Benton, was 31. She married Nathan Cromwell Prince before 1921. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Simpson Creek Township, Horry, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 25 January 1943, in Horry, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Carter Cemetery, Horry, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Cromwell Prince
Edna Muse Goff
Marriage: before 1921
Nancy Eulee Prince
Earlene Prince
Leila Bell Prince
Henry Edward Prince
Elise Prince
Martha Christine Prince
John Leroy Prince

Spouse and Children

before 1921


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Nolia Olive Benton




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 0

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: nickname for a redhaired person ( see Gough ).2 English (of Cornish and Breton origin): occupational name from Cornish and Breton goff ‘smith’ (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin, introduced by followers of William the Conqueror.3 Irish: reduced form of McGoff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Prince in household of Leroy Prince, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna M Prince in household of Nathan C Prince, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Prince in household of Nathen Prince, "United States Census, 1940"

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