Arthur Wood Gough

27 April 1879–18 January 1954 (Age 74)
St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Arthur Wood

When Arthur Wood Gough was born on 27 April 1879, in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Arthur Gough, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Louisa Wood, was 26. He married Louisa Gay Howe on 2 April 1901, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in New Brunswick, Canada in 1879. He died on 18 January 1954, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Wood Gough
Louisa Gay Howe
Marriage: 2 April 1901
ZONA Gay Gough
Vivan Gough

Spouse and Children


    Louisa Gay Howe


2 April 1901
Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Joseph Edwin Gough


    Cecilia Elizabeth Gough



    William Herbert Gough


    Catherine Louise Gough


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 1

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 10

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 20

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: nickname for a red-haired person, from Welsh coch ‘red’.2 Irish: reduced form of McGough .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur W. Gough in household of Arthur Gough, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Arthur W Gough in household of Arthur Gough, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arthur Wood Gough, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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