Anna Elizabeth Trotter

b. 16 March 1878, d. 23 July 1960

Anna Elizabeth Trotter Goree, 1878-1960
Heritage House Museum, Orange, Texas (Collection: Rescuing Texs History, 2007)
Portal to Texas History, University of North Texas Libraries
  • Anna Elizabeth Trotter was born on 16 March 1878 in Roans Prairie, Grimes County, Texas.
  • Marion Fowler Trotter appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Prairie Plains, Grimes County, Texas, living next door to his father-in-law Abram Gooch.. Other members of the household included Anna Elizabeth Trotter, Abram Gooch Trotter and Marion Tillman Trotter.
  • She married Langston James Goree III, son of Langston James Goree Jr. and Martha Frances P. Wood, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • During the early 1950s, Doc and Ev Ponton were visited in Louisiana by Mrs. Robert Goree, Minnie Wood, Anna Goree, and Eloise Powell.
  • At the time of her death Anna Elizabeth Trotter was living in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas, at 202 Brewer Street.
  • Anna Elizabeth Trotter died on 23 July 1960 at age 82 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas, at Brazos Valley Hospital . Informant was Mrs. W. H. Redford.
  • Her husband Langston James Goree III became a widower at her death.
  • She 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: 23 Dec 2012

Family: Langston James Goree III b. 9 December 1873, d. 6 November 1962