Langston James Goree III

b. 9 December 1873, d. 6 November 1962

Langston James Goree III, 1873-1962
Heritage House Museum, Orange, Texas (Collection: Rescuing Texs History, 2007)
Portal to Texas History, University of North Texas Libraries
  • Langston James Goree III was born on 9 December 1873 in New Waverly, Walker County, Texas.
  • Langston James Goree Jr. appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Langston James Goree III, Martha Frances P. Wood, Robert Breckenridge Goree and Green Alexander Wood.
  • He married Anna Elizabeth Trotter, daughter of Marion Fowler Trotter and Ann Elizabeth Gooch, on 30 March 1898 in Grimes County, Texas.
  • A photographic portrait was made in Navasota (by Wade) of Fannie Wood Goree and her children and grandchildren, about 1905.
  • Langston James Goree III and Anna Elizabeth Trotter appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Langston James Goree IV and Robert Tillman Trotter Goree.
  • He was a self-employed dentist, according to the 1910 census.
  • Langston James Goree III registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Grimes County, Texas, while living in Navasota, and employed there as a dentist.
  • Langston James Goree III and Anna Elizabeth Trotter appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Langston James Goree IV and Robert Tillman Trotter Goree.
  • He was a doctor of dentistry, according to the 1920 census.
  • Langston James Goree III and Anna Elizabeth Trotter appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas, and also roomers Gertrude and Clara Long.
  • He was a chicken farmer, according to the 1930 census.
  • Langston James Goree III became a widower at the 23 July 1960 death of his wife Anna Elizabeth Trotter.
  • Langston James Goree III died on 6 November 1962 at age 88 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas.
  • He was buried at Oakland Cemetery in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas.
  • A single grave marker identifies the graves of Langston James Goree III and Anna Elizabeth Trotter.
  • Last Edited: 12 Feb 2012

Family: Anna Elizabeth Trotter b. 16 March 1878, d. 23 July 1960