Gertrude Evelyn Going

Female23 November 1891–29 November 1976

Brief Life History of Gertrude Evelyn

When Gertrude Evelyn Going was born on 23 November 1891, in Ruatangata, Auckland, New Zealand, her father, Percy Stanley Connorton Going, was 23 and her mother, Gertrude Cutforth, was 22. She married Alvin Thomas Maughan on 19 December 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1928 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1921 and Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1928. She died on 29 November 1976, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Thomas Maughan
Gertrude Evelyn Going
Marriage: 19 December 1928
Phyllis Going Maughan
Zeala Bertha Maughan
Dallas Harold Maughan

Sources (25)

  • Gertrude Going Maughan in household of Oborne Thomas Maughan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Gertrude Evelyn Going, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Gertrude E Going Maughan in household of Alvin Thomas Maughan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1928Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 5

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 25

    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

    Irish (Tipperary): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gobhann, see Gowan . In some cases possibly an Anglicized form of French Gouin , which has been established in Tipperary since the end of the 17th century.

    English (Essex): variant of Gowing .

    German (Göing): variant of Göding (see Goding ).

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

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    Gertrude Going Maughan Bio

    in _History of Captain John Going his Ancestors and Descendants_, p.99 Better known as Effie the eldest of twelve children born to Percy Stanley Connorton and Gertrude Cutforth Going at Ruatangata, …

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