Otho Douglas Gooch

1892–1966 (Age 74)
Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States

The Life of Otho Douglas

When Otho Douglas Gooch was born on 10 January 1892, in Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States, his father, Luther Martin Gooch, was 26 and his mother, Katie Bell Cotham, was 21. He married Una Davenport on 18 October 1914, in Hunt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1920 and Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States for about 2 years. He died on 10 September 1966, in Longview, Harrison, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Longview Heights, Harrison, Texas, United States.

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Otho Douglas Gooch
Una Davenport
Marriage: 18 October 1914
Jack Gooch

Spouse & Children

18 October 1914
Hunt, Texas, United States


  • Jack Gooch


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1892–1966Male

  • Male1894–1949Male

  • Mabel R Gooch


  • Child Gooch


  • Child Gooch #2


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Anglia): variant of Goff .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gutsch .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Otho Gooch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otho D Gooch in household of Luther M Gooch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Otho D Gooch in household of Luther M Gooch, "United States Census, 1910"

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