Lou Venia Goodman

28 May 1886–17 May 1949 (Age 63)
Texas, United States

The Life of Lou Venia

Lou Venia Goodman was born on 28 May 1886, in Texas, United States as the daughter of William Washington Goodman and Unknown Goodman. She married Huger Alfred Turner on 12 October 1905, in Cass, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 17 May 1949, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Huger Alfred Turner
Lou Venia Goodman
Marriage: 12 October 1905
Drexyle Huger Turner
Lloyd Turner

Spouse and Children

12 October 1905
Cass, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Washington Goodman


    Unknown Goodman




    Beunah Goodman



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 8

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.2 English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + mann ‘man’.3 English: from the Old English personal name Gūðmund, composed of the elements gūð ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guðmundr.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Venise Turner in household of H A Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louvenie Turner in household of Huger A Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Venie Turner in household of Huger A Turner, "United States Census, 1930"

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