Emeline Philbrick Goding

1822–1905 (Age 82)
Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Emeline Philbrick

When Emeline Philbrick Goding was born on 3 November 1822, in Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States, her father, Jonas Coolidge Goding, was 32 and her mother, Patience Tollman Hathaway, was 31. She married Col. John Lane Hancock on 24 June 1845. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 9 June 1905, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Emeline Philbrick Goding
Col. John Lane Hancock
Marriage: 24 June 1845
Charles David Hancock
Emeline Patience Hancock
Clara Flavilla "Fay" Hancock
William S. Hancock
Elizabeth Hancock
Flora Ella Hancock
George Washington Hancock
Josephine Hancock
Joseph Lane Hancock

Spouse & Children

24 June 1845


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 11

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Gooding .2 German (Göding): variant of Godding .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Emile P Hancock in household of John L Hancock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emaline Hancock in household of John L Hancock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emeline Philbrick in entry for Fay Hancock Sellers, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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