Frederick William Gokey

Male20 August 1913–17 March 1985

Brief Life History of Frederick William

When Frederick William Gokey was born on 20 August 1913, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, William Joseph Gokey, was 25 and his mother, Adele M Pelletier, was 22. He married Margaret Josephine Whitcomb on 19 November 1939, in Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1940 and Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1950. He died on 17 March 1985, in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

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Frederick William Gokey
Margaret Josephine Whitcomb
Marriage: 19 November 1939
David F Gokey
Diane Margaret Gokey

Sources (11)

  • Frederick Gokey, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Frederick William Gokey, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Frederick Gokey, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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  • Marriage
    19 November 1939Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

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    1916 · New Hampshire Holds First Primary

    Age 3

    In 1916, New Hampshire held the first presidential primary election even though it would not become important until 1952.


    Age 19

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of French Gauthier . Alteration of the French ending -thier to English -key is typical for American French surnames.

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

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