Joseph Franklin Goza

30 June 1880–12 August 1964 (Age 84)
Cherokee, Alabama, United States

The Life of Joseph Franklin

When Joseph Franklin Goza was born on 30 June 1880, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States, his father, John Robert Goza, was 27 and his mother, Georgia Ann Walker, was 24. He married Flora Mae Flarity on 13 January 1900, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Lydia, DeKalb, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 16 Blue Pond, DeKalb, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 August 1964, in Fort Payne, DeKalb, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Franklin Goza
Flora Mae Flarity
Marriage: 13 January 1900
Marvin Earnest Goza
John Taylor Goza
Joseph Lee Goza
James Hugh Columbus Goza
Willie Wilson Goza
RZ Goza

Spouse and Children

13 January 1900
DeKalb, Alabama, United States


    Marvin Earnest Goza


    John Taylor Goza


    Joseph Lee Goza


    James Hugh Columbus Goza



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Robert Goza


    Georgia Ann Walker




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 15

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph F Goya, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph F Goza, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Goza, "United States Census, 1940"

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