George Gold Jr.
(1766-1831)
Anna Rosina Ernst
(1768-1835)
Jacob Stocker
(1775-1854)
Mary Margaret Missue
(1776-1854)
Johannes Gold
(1795-1864)
Maria Magdalene Stocker
(1799-1889)
Aaron Gold
(1820-1890)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Ellen S. Cahoon

2. Anna M. Best

Aaron Gold 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 2 Aug 1820, Plainfield Twp, Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Marriage (1): Ellen S. Cahoon on 15 Jun 1845 in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States 1
  • Marriage (2): Anna M. Best on 1 Feb 1876 in Pennsylvania, United States
  • Died: 26 Jun 1890, Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States at age 69
  • Buried: Davis Cemetery, Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

  Research Notes:

Second husband of Anna M. Best.

From History of Dakota Territory, 1915:
[Aaron Gold] was born in Pennsylvania on the 2d of August, 1820, and passed away June 26, 1890, when almost seventy years of age, while [Ellen (Calhoun) Gold], who was born in Ohio in 1829, died on the 21st of June, 1874.
They were married in Easton, Pennsylvania, where they resided until 1857, when they removed with their family to Davis, Illinois. The father entered land from the government in that state and for a time engaged in its cultivation but subsequently removed to Davis, where he conducted a hotel during the remainder of his life. For four years in his early manhood he followed the carpenter's trade.
To Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Gold were born ten children. Tillie resides with her brothers,

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Notes from a Pedigree Chart prepared by Donald W. Gold dated 25 Jul 1996:
Aaron Gold worked in the brick kilns as a young man in Pennsylvania. In 1857 he built a hotel in Davis, Illinois (Stephenson County) naming it the "Pennsylvania House". He had an eighty acre farm outside of the town that he ran also. He talked with a heavy Pennsylvania German accent. His children became Methodist as they were older. His brother Reuben lived with him, his sister Maria Ann lived a few miles away."

  Birth Notes:

He may have been born in Bath, Pennsylvania. Website http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gmiller31&id=I3113 has born 2 Aug 1820 in Bushkill Twp, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.

  Noted events in his life were:

Moved: from Easton, Pennsylvania to Davis, Illinois, 1857.

Census: U.S, 12 Jul 1860, Rock Run, Stephenson, Illinois, United States. 7 Household:
Aaron Gould, 40, M, Farmer, Pennsylvania
Ellen Gould, 35, F, Pa.
Matilda Gould, 11, F, Pa.
Sidney Gould, 8, M, Pa.
Harriet Gould, 6, F, Pa.
Alace Gould, 2, F, Illinois
James, 2/12, M, Ill.

Census: U.S, Aug 1870, Rock Run, Stephenson, Illinois, United States. 8 Household:
Gold, Aaron, 50, M, W, Landlord Hotel, Pennsylvania
Gold, Ellen, 42, F, W, Keeping house, Pennsylvania
Gold, Matilda, 22, F, W, At Home, Pennsylvania
Gold, Sidney, 19, M, W, Clerk in Store, Pennsylvania
Gold, Harriet, 17, F, W, At Home, Pennsylvania
Gold, Frank, 15, M, W, At Home, Pennsylvania
Gold, Allie, 12, F, W, Attending school, Illinois
Gold, James, 12, M, W, Attending school, Illinois
John, 7, M, W, Attending school, Illinois
William, 5, M, W, Illinois
Gold, Ellen, 2, F, W, Illinois
Sulivan, Matilda, 18, F, W, Dom. servant, Illinois
Preston, Luther, 22, M, W, Teaching school, Ohio
Shlapp, Angnot, 26, M, W, Carpenter, Prussia
Grubb, William, 22, M, W, Shoemaker, Prussia
Rossemer, Theodsore, 25, M, W, Works in tailor shop, Prussia
Mosswberg, Barney, 23, M, W, Blacksmith, Prussia
Gold, Renborn, 27, M, W, Day Labor, Pennsylvania

Occupation: hotel keeper, 1880.

Residence: Stanton Street, 1880, Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States.

Census: U.S, 10 Jun 1880, Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States. 9 Household:
Aaron Gold, [head], W, M, 60, Pa., Pa., Pa., Hotel keeper
Anna Gold, wife, W, F, 50, Pa., Pa., Pa., Keeping house
Madilta, daughter, W, F, 30, Ill.
John, son, W, M, 17, Ill.
William, son, W, M, 15, Ill.
Ella, daughter, W, F, 11, Ill.
Maple, daughter, W, F, 8, Ill.
Rueben Gold, brother, W, M, 36, Pa., Laborer
William Shlamp, boarder, W, M, 27, Pa., Pa., Pa., Butcher
Issau Fair, boarder, W, M, 24, Pa., Pa., Pa., Butcher
James Harroll, boarder, W, M, 26, N.Y., N.Y., N.Y., Dentist
George Bollman, boarder, W, M, 58, Pa., Pa., Pa., Plasterer


Aaron married Ellen S. Cahoon, daughter of Russell Cahoon and Submitti Traverse, on 15 Jun 1845 in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.1 (Ellen S. Cahoon was born on 5 May 1828 in Pennsylvania, United States, died on 21 Mar 1874 in Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States and was buried in Davis Cemetery, Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States.)


Aaron next married Anna M. Best, daughter of Jacob N. Best and Susanna < >, on 1 Feb 1876 in Pennsylvania, United States. (Anna M. Best was born on 27 Mar 1830, died on 8 Nov 1895 in Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States and was buried in Davis Cemetery, Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States.)


  Marriage Notes:

May have been married to Aaron Gold on 1 Feb 1877 at Davis, Illinois.

Sources


1 Correspondence, Don Gold beggining on 7 Sep 2016.

2 Website - Genealogy, http://files.usgwarchives.net/sd/biography/kingsbury/v4/gold.txt.

3 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gmiller31&id=I3113.

4 George W. Kingsbury, History of Dakota Territory. South Dakota: Its History and Its People. (Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1915), IV: 358.

5 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial # 115748683.

6 Correspondence, Don Gold beginning 7 Sep 2016.

7 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXHN-4L5 : accessed 3 June 2016), Harriet Gould in entry for Aaron Gould, 1860.

8 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6W8-XNM : accessed 6 January 2016), Aaron Gold, Illinois, United States; citing p. 15, family 118, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.:.

9 http://www.familysearch.org, "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXK2-CNG : accessed 7 June 2016), Aaron Gold, Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district ED 185, sheet 275C, NARA microf.


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