Mary Elizabeth Gooch

20 July 1840–14 December 1930 (Age 90)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Gooch was born on 20 July 1840, in Virginia, United States, her father, William Barnett Gooch, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Margaret Amiss, was 17. She had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Patrick Henry Marshall. She lived in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Charlottesville, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 14 December 1930, at the age of 90, and was buried in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States.

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Patrick Henry Marshall
Mary Elizabeth Gooch
William Howard Marshall
George Benton Marshall
Ida Irene Marshall
Fannie Harper Marshall
Minnie Hamilton Marshall
Lula Mae Marshall
Nellie L Marshall

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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 4

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 24

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bettie Gooch in household of William Gooch, "United States Census, 1850"
  • M E Gooch in household of Will D Gooch, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Marshall in household of Patrick H Marshall, "United States Census, 1910"

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