Robert Rulon Goff

27 February 1932–14 July 2009 (Age 77)
Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Robert Rulon

When Robert Rulon Goff was born on 27 February 1932, in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Rulon Howard Goff, was 27 and his mother, Olive Elva Gardner, was 26. He married Barbara Ann Mc Kay on 27 November 1963, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 9, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 14 July 2009, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in West Jordan City Cemetery, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Robert Rulon Goff
1932–2009
Barbara Ann Mc Kay
1932–2009
Marriage: 27 November 1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1963
Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1933 · Lone Cedar Tree Monument

Age 1

The Lone Cedar Tree is a historical monument located near downtown Salt Lake City and was the location of the only tree growing in the valley in 1847, when early pioneers arrived in the valley. The Daughters of Utah Pioneers erected the monument to honor the Mormon heritage and history of Salt Lake City.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: nickname for a redhaired person ( see Gough ).2 English (of Cornish and Breton origin): occupational name from Cornish and Breton goff ‘smith’ (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin, introduced by followers of William the Conqueror.3 Irish: reduced form of McGoff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Rulon Goff in household of Rulon Howard Goff, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Robert Rulon Goff in household of Rulon Howd Goff, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Robert Goff in household of Rulon Howd Goff, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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