Mary Talbot Goff

20 July 1822–26 December 1891 (Age 69)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary Talbot

When Mary Talbot Goff was born on 20 July 1822, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Capt Shubael Goff, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Briggs, was 35. She married Gilbert Wheeler on 7 November 1841. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1880. She died on 26 December 1891, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Wheeler
1818–1889
Mary Talbot Goff
1822–1891
Marriage: 7 November 1841
Willard Henry Wheeler
1842–1933
Gilbert Horace Wheeler
1846–1847
Remember Wheeler
1847–1849
Simeon Allen Wheeler
1855–1932
Gilbert Delphi Wheeler
1858–1896

Spouse and Children

    Gilbert Wheeler

    Male1818–1889Male

    Female1822–1891Female

MARRIAGE
7 November 1841
children

(5)

    Willard Henry Wheeler

    Male1842–1933Male

    Gilbert Horace Wheeler

    Male1846–1847Male

    Remember Wheeler

    Female1847–1849Female

    Simeon Allen Wheeler

    Male1855–1932Male

    Gilbert Delphi Wheeler

    Male1858–1896Male

Parents and Siblings

    Capt Shubael Goff

    Male1783–1854Male

    Sarah Briggs

    Female1787–1855Female

siblings

(13)

    Sally Briggs Goff

    Female1806–1903Female

    Shubael Goff

    Male1808–1891Male

    Male1809–1890Male

    Almeda Goff

    Female1811–1900Female

    Isaiah Goff

    Male1812–1891Male

+8 More Children

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.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 13

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1841 · Dorr Rebellion

Age 19

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: nickname for a redhaired person ( see Gough ).2 English (of Cornish and Breton origin): occupational name from Cornish and Breton goff ‘smith’ (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin, introduced by followers of William the Conqueror.3 Irish: reduced form of McGoff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary T Wheeler in household of Gilbert Wheeler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary T Wheeler in household of Gilbert Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Wheeler in household of Gilbert Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"

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