Matilda M. Poete

Brief Life History of Matilda M.

When Matilda M. Poete was born on 27 June 1897, in Wadsworth Township, Medina, Ohio, United States, her father, Edward Charles Poete, was 43 and her mother, Mary Scheidegger, was 32. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Albert Gustov Goffinet. She lived in Chippewa Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Doylestown, Chippewa Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 3 November 1985, at the age of 88.

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Albert Gustov Goffinet
Matilda M. Poete
Charles August Goffinet
Evelyn M Goffinet
Leo P Goffinet
Elizabeth Virginia Goffinet
Dorothy L Goffinet
John J Goffinet
Gladys M Goffinet

Sources (9)

  • Matilda Poet in household of Charles Poet, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda M. Poete, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Matilda Poet in entry for John Goffinet and Irene Malcuit, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Peet 1.

Altered form of French Pitre .

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

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