Emma Mariah Goold

Female23 November 1855–7 May 1909

Brief Life History of Emma Mariah

When Emma Mariah Goold was born on 23 November 1855, in Abersychan, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Capt Robert Franklin Goold Sr, was 33 and her mother, Emma Watts, was 28. She married Edwin Taylor Hale Riding on 7 September 1874, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. She lived in Trevethin, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 7 May 1909, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Edwin Taylor Hale Riding
Emma Mariah Goold
Marriage: 7 September 1874

Sources (9)

  • Emma Gould, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Emma Gould Riding, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Emma Mariah Goold, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1874St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · St. George Founded

    Age 6

    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.

    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

    Age 12

    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 15

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Gold .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Edwin Tarlor Hale Riding

    STORY OF EDWIN TAYLOR HALE RIDING BY EMMA MALINDA RIDING HEMENWAY Christopher Lister Riding, my grandfather, was born Feb.10,1816, in Burnley, England. Here he learned the trade of tinsmi …

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