Patience Tollman

1791–1863 (Age 72)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Patience

When Patience Tollman was born on 8 April 1791, in Rhode Island, United States, her father, Gilbert Hathaway Jr., was 15 and her mother, Lydia Tallman, was 19. She married Jonas Coolidge Goding on 28 April 1813, in Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Brighton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 5 years. She died on 9 April 1863, in Brighton, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Brighton, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Patience Tollman
Jonas Coolidge Goding
Marriage: 28 April 1813
Roxlina Goding
Elbrit Goding
Lydia Hathaway Goding
Octavia Batcheldor Goding
Catherine Gowell Goding
Emeline Philbrick Goding
Adoniram Judson Goding
David Nutter Goding
Alphonso Landon Goding
Flora Ann Goding
Flavilla Elizabeth Goding
Gilbert Hathaway Goding

Spouse & Children

28 April 1813
Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1811 · USS Revenge

Age 20

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.

Name Meaning

German: possibly an extended form of a habitational name from a place near Stettin (Szczecin in Polish) called Tolz.

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

Sources (3)

  • Pulina Gording in household of James Gording, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Patience T Goding in household of Jonas Goding, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Patience Goding in household of Jonas Goding, "United States Census, 1860"

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