Flora Ann Goding

1829–1891 (Age 61)
Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Flora Ann

When Flora Ann Goding was born on 11 December 1829, in Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, her father, Jonas Coolidge Goding, was 39 and her mother, Patience Tollman, was 38. She married Moody Chamberlin Clapp on 29 November 1849, in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Brighton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. She died on 29 May 1891, at the age of 61, and was buried in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Flora Ann Goding
Moody Chamberlin Clapp
Marriage: 29 November 1849
Flora E. Clapp
Flavilla Goding Clapp
Nancy Maria Clapp
Charles Moody Clapp
Frank Henry Clapp
Carrie Lizzie Clapp
Jennie Mabel Clapp

Spouse & Children

29 November 1849
Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 3

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.

Age 17

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)

  • Edna A Clapp in household of Moody Clapp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Florra A Clapp in household of Moody Clapp, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Flora A Clapp in household of Moody Clapp, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"

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