John Albert Goughnour

Brief Life History of John Albert

When John Albert Goughnour was born on 18 April 1859, in Vintondale, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jonas F. Goughnour, was 30 and his mother, Hannah H. Benshoff, was 21. He married Christeann Bracken on 4 March 1880, in Jackson Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jackson Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Taylor Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 5 March 1948, in Vintondale, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Albert Goughnour
Christeann Bracken
Marriage: 4 March 1880
William Irvin Goughnour
David Jonas Goughnour
Oscar Daniel Goughnour
Edith Viola Goughnour
Charles Boyd Goughnour

Sources (20)

  • John A Goughnour, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993
  • John Albert Goughnour, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Variant of Goughenour , a surname of Swiss German origin.

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