Alice Eliza Goodey

12 September 1845–28 March 1933 (Age 87)
Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice Eliza

When Alice Eliza Goodey was born on 12 September 1845, in Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Goodey, was 30 and her mother, Mary Wilshire, was 31. She married George Davis on 24 February 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 28 March 1933, in Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Davis
Alice Eliza Goodey
Marriage: 24 February 1865
William Henry Davis
Alice Mary Davis
Samuel Arthur Davis
Herbert John Davis
Louisia Jane Davis
Elizabeth Ann Davis
Emma Ellen Davis
Sarah Eliza Davis
George Alma Davis
Parley Earnest Davis
Jonathan Davis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 6
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 23
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: (i) nickname from the Middle English salutation godne dæie, about 1205, godun dai, about 1250, god dai after 1300 ( OED ), ‘(have a, God give you a) good day!’ Compare Haggerty (2) and the salutation ‘good morrow’ in Walter Godemorwe (Godemorwen), 1327 in Subsidy Rolls (Essex). Some of the following bearers may alternatively belong with (2), (3), or (4). (ii) nickname, occupational name, possibly in some instances from Middle English god(e) day(e) (or dey(e)) ‘good dairy man’ ( see Day ).2 English: locative name from Middle English god(e) ‘good’ + hei(e) ‘enclosed plot, field’ (Old English gōd + (ge)hæg), for someone who lived ‘(at the) good enclosure’. Compare Goodacre , Goodfield .3 English: status name, variant of Goodeve , whether from the Middle English female personal name Godive or from the word goodwife, goody.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Information on George Davis

    George Davis (son of James Davis, born 1803, Bodenham, Herefordshire, and Elizabeth Goodwin, born March 10, 1805, Ombersly, Worcestershire, England) was born December 8, 1834 in Waterbury, Worcestersh …

    Sources (31)

    • Alice Goodey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Alice Goody in entry for Jonathan Davis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1961"
    • Alice Goodey in household of Henry Goodey, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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