James Rex Goates

14 August 1920–28 November 2014 (Age 94)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of James Rex

When James Rex Goates was born on 14 August 1920, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Stanley Goates, was 26 and his mother, Leona Lunt, was 24. He married Marcia Anderson on 24 June 1948, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 28 November 2014, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Rex Goates
1920–2014
Marcia Anderson
1921–2002
Marriage: 24 June 1948

Spouse and Children

    Male1920–2014Male

    Marcia Anderson

    Female1921–2002Female

MARRIAGE
24 June 1948
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1921 · Lehi Becomes First to Build In Honor of World War Veterans

Age 1

A “Soldier’s, Sailor’s and Marine’s Memorial” was conceived by W. A. Knight in 1918 to honor Utah residents killed during World War I. A library was dedicated on December 30, 1921.The remainder of the building was dedicated May 31, 1926. The Spanish Mission Revival style building cost $55,000 to build. This became “the first municipal facility in America erected to the memory of World War I Veterans.” 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained; probably a variant of Goate which may derive either from Middle English gat (Old English gāt), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept goats or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a goat in some way, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a watercourse or sluice, Middle English gote. Possibly in some instances the name may be an altered form of Coates .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Götz ( see Goetz ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Rex Goates in household of Stanley Goates, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • James Rex Goates in household of Stanley Goates, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • James Rex Goates in household of Stanley Goates, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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