Person:John Goehring (3)

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John Benjamin Goehring
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Name John Benjamin Goehring
Gender Male
Birth[1] JUN 1876 Wisconsin, United States
Residence[1] 1900 Glenmore, La Moure, North Dakota, United States
Property[2] Alberta, Canada
Emigration? 1908 Alberta, Canada
Residence[4] 7 Jun 1916 Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Death[3] 1917 Alberta, Canada
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  1. 1.0 1.1 United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), Year: 1900; Census Place: Glenmore, La Moure, North Dakota; Roll:  ; Page: ; Enumeration District: .

    Birth date: Jun 1876Birth place: WisconsinResidence date: 1900Residence place: Golden Glen, Edgeley, Willowbank, Wano, Nora & Glenmore Townships, La Moure, North Dakota

  2. Alberta, Canada. Index to Alberta Homestead Records, 1870-1930, http://abgensoc.ca/homestead/search.php?_mode=search&SURNAME_type=starts&SURNAME=goehring&GIVEN_NAME_type=starts&GIVEN_NAME=john&x=0&y=0.

    Section 22 Township 15 Range 10 Meridian 4
    Film # 2882 in Accession # 1970.313 at Provincial Archives of Alberta
    File # 1829975

    Section 22 Township 15 Range 10 Meridian 4
    Film # 2880 in Accession # 1970.313 at Provincial Archives of Alberta
    File # 1819447

  3. Jones, David C. Empire of dust: settling and abandoning the prairie dry belt. (Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta Press, c1987), pg. 105, Secondary quality.

    John, one of the first pioneers, had slipped into a hole in the Bow River while wading. Someone threw a rope, but lost hold of it. When they found Goehring's corpse the next day, the other end was wrapped tightly around the wrist.

    "John Goehring Meets Death in Drowning," The Alderson News, Aug. 16, 1917.

  4. Canada. 1916 Census of Prairie Provinces, Roll: T-21953; Page: 6; Family No: 58, 7 Jun 1916.