Series PHA 2012.55.4 - Goheen Family Diaries

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Goheen Family Diaries

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CA ON00154 PHA 2012.55-PHA 2012.55.4

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  • 1872 - 1918 (Creation)
    Goheen, William J. (1847-1927)
    Port Hope

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0.12m textual records, consists of thirty-seven small diaries

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William J. Goheen (1847-1927) was born to Jesse Goheen and Mary Ann Rubidge on 13 Oct 1847. He married Letitia Ann Clark on 27 Dec 1888. The couple had one child: Charles William Goheen. William lived in Hamilton and Hope Township his entire life, and died on 6 Jul 1927.

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Series consists of thirty-seven small diaries created by William J. Goheen (descended from Jesse Goheen),1872-1918. The diaries are daily log books and contain information on William’s daily duties, interactions, and life in Port Hope.

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