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Thomas Edward GOATHAM

Thomas Edward GOATHAM

Male 1867 - 1940  (72 years)    Has 43 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Thomas Edward GOATHAM 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 25 Nov 1867  Bredgar, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: Goatham, Thomas Edward q4 1867 Milton RD 2a 711; GRO online index shows mother's maiden name as Manser
      Date on passport application (1915) given as 25 Nov 1868; place here from 1881 census and passport application.
      Since date given in passport application is after the baptism date and after the birth registration it seems it is one year out. The marriage licence showed Thomas  as being aged 49 on 25 Nov 1916, providing additional evidence that we are dealing with the Thomas born in 1867, and also names his parents, and shows him as born Kent, further confirming it was this Thomas.
    Baptised 9 Feb 1868  St. John the Baptist Church, Bredgar, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 19 Jun 2019)
      Abode Bredgar, father Joseph shown as a labourer.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farm labourer 
    1881 
    Emigrated Set off for the USA 
    16 Apr 1885  Liverpool, Lancashire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From passport application
    Naturalised As a citizen of the United States 
    8 Jun 1892  Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From passport application.
      It gives more details of place but I need to deciper!
    Property Purchase of the Lewis Hackett Farm 
    1898  Ripley Township, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • It was reported in the Norwalk Daily Reflector, of 8 April, 1898, that
      "Thomas Goatham has purchased the Lewis Hackett farm in Ripley and will soon occupy it."
    Occupation Farmer 
    1900  Ripley Township, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Property Transfer of real estate 
    1912  Ripley Township, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • A transfer of 7 acres at Ripley from Huldah A. and E. M. Stauffer to Thomas E. Goatham for $631.20 was reported in the Norwalk Daily Reflector of 24 Aug 2012 (p.1, col. 7)
    Reference In 'United States trotting association register' 
    1913 
    • Includes entry:

      LADY ONA G. (1) b m foaled 1900; by Norval. 5335: dam Attend. by Red Hot. 10068, etc. [See Attend.] Bred by Britt & Sinclair, Lima, Ohio;
      passed to A. Wagner, Cleveland, Ohio: then to A. K. Spratt, Norwalk, Ohio: then to Thomas E. Goatham, North Fairfield, Ohio. Obtained record of 2:26¾ as Ona.

      (author of register: John Hankins Wallace)

      see snippet on Google books
    Travel To England to visit sick father 
    Aft 29 Jul 1915 
    • On 29th July 1915 Thomas applied for a passport to return to England to visit his sick father. He stated he had lived in the USA uninterruptedly for 30 years, since 1885.

      His seventy five year old father did not die until 1921, but Thomas' mother had died a few months before his visit, in April 2015, so his father may have been more grieving than ill.
    Travel Return to the USA 
    From 11 Sep 1915 to 20 Sep 1915 
    • He left Liverpool on 11 Sep 1915 on board the ship 'Philadelphia', a ship of the American Line, with master A P Mills, destined for New York.
      Shown as Thomas Goatham, aged 46, he was in the Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records 20.9.1915 - last residence given as No. Fairfield, Huron Co., Ohio. But Ship of Travel:   Philadelphia; Port of Departure: Liverpool (marital status - widower)
    Residence 20 Sep 1915  North Fairfield, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • (given as his address when he returned to the USA)
    Died Cause: Heart attack 
    18 Nov 1940  Ripley Township, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary “Rites set for T. E. Gotham, 73” 
    19 Nov 1940 
    • "RITES SET FOR T. E. GOTHAM, 73
      GREENWICH - Funeral services for Thomas E. Gotham, 73, who died Monday night of a heart attack, will be held at the residence at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday. Rev. Irwin of Fairfield will officiate. Burial will be in Ripley cemetery.
      Surviving are the widow, a stepson Lee Gordon of Greenwich, and a brother in England."
      (from the News-Journal, pub. Mansfield, Ohio, 19, Nov 1940)
      The obituary is accurate regarding Thomas's siblings. Although he was the second of 9, only 2 of whom died in childhood, 5 of the other 6 pre-deceased Thomas.
    Buried 20 Nov 1940  Edwards Grove Cemetery, Greenwich, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Edwards Grove Cemetery is also known as Ripley Cemetery, and is located next to The Ripley Church.
      Find A Grave entry
    Person ID I494  All | England: Kent Group (in Go(a)tham One-Name Study), England: Kent Group - subjects of Go(a)tham One-Name Study, All in the Goatham / Gotham One-Name Study , All subjects of the Goatham / Gotham One-Name Study, The descendants (and other halves) of George Goatham and Ann née Winch
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2020 

    Father Joseph GOATHAM,   b. 1840, Bredgar, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1921, Milton Reg Dist, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Susan Eliza (“Eliza”) MANSER,   b. Mar Q 1842, Rye, Sussex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1915, 167, East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1865  St. Mary’s Church, Chatham, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref:  q2 1865 Medway RD, Kent  2a 562
      (Joseph indexed both as GOATHAN and GOATHAM)
    Children 9 children 
    Family ID F338    |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Carrie L. MCMILLEN,   b. 20 Jul 1856, Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1914, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1893  Methodist Parsonage, Greenwich, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From the 1900 census - shows Thomas and Carrie had been married 7 years.

      The Norwalk Daily Reflector, Fri 10 March 1893 recorded (p.3, col. 5):
      "Mr. Thomas Goatham and Miss Carrie McMillan, of Greenwich, called at the Methodist parsonage last Saturday evening and were joined in holy bonds of wedlock by Rev. H. P. Richards"
      I imagine the 'Methodist parsonage' where they were married was in Greenwich, although the item is not clear.
    Last Modified 29 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4776    |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Cora E. FELLENBAUM,   b. 13 Dec 1886, Ashland Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 1961, North Fairfield Cemetery (New), North Fairfield, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1917  Huron City, Erie Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From marriage licence and certificate information (image of original document on FMP, viewed 20 Mar 2017)
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F4946    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1867 - Bredgar, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 9 Feb 1868 - St. John the Baptist Church, Bredgar, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsEmigrated - Set off for the USA - 16 Apr 1885 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsNaturalised - As a citizen of the United States - 8 Jun 1892 - Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1893 - Methodist Parsonage, Greenwich, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Purchase of the Lewis Hackett Farm - 1898 - Ripley Township, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1900 - Ripley Township, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Transfer of real estate - 1912 - Ripley Township, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 20 Sep 1915 - North Fairfield, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart attack - 18 Nov 1940 - Ripley Township, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Nov 1940 - Edwards Grove Cemetery, Greenwich, Huron Co., Ohio, USA See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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