Walter Goad

28 May 1882–8 September 1971 (Age 89)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter Goad was born on 28 May 1882, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Wesley Goad, was 47 and his mother, Tabitha Gardner, was 42. He married Charity Caroline Johnson on 19 September 1908, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in South River, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and South River Magisterial District, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States for about 5 years. He died on 8 September 1971, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Buena Vista, Virginia, United States.

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Walter Goad
Charity Caroline Johnson
Marriage: 19 September 1908
Lila Goad
Rochie Goad
Bertha Mae Goad
Elmer Glenn Goad
John Sizser Goad
Charles Herman Goad Sr.
Frances Katherine Goad
Clinton Wilford Goad
Laura Irene Goad

Spouse and Children

19 September 1908
Carroll, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 12

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Gohde or Godde, variants of Gott 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Goad, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Goad, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Goad, "United States Census, 1930"

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