Robert Breckenridge Goree

b. 22 November 1875, d. 1944

Robert Breckenridge Goree, 1875-
Heritage House Museum, Orange, Texas (Collection: Rescuing Texs History, 2007)
Portal to Texas History, University of North Texas Libraries
  • Robert Breckenridge Goree was born on 22 November 1875 in 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 Robert Breckenridge Goree, Martha Frances P. Wood, Langston James Goree III and Green Alexander Wood.
  • He married Annie Elizabeth Bancroft, daughter of Eugene W. Bancroft and Margaret A. Smith, on 16 June 1903 in Orange County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on October 1903 in the Vanderbilt University Quarterly: (Alumni Notes) '97 -- Robert Breckenridge Goree, P.C., of Orange, Tex., was married in that place on June 16, 1903, to Annie Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene W. Bancroft.
  • A photographic portrait was made in Navasota (by Wade) of Fannie Wood Goree and her children and grandchildren, about 1905.
  • Robert Breckenridge Goree and Annie Elizabeth Bancroft appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Orange County, Texas.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1910 census.
  • Robert Breckenridge Goree registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Orange County, Texas, while living with his wife Annie Elizabeth at 501 Pine in Orange, and self-employed there as a druggist at 206 35th Street.
  • Robert Breckenridge Goree and Annie Elizabeth Bancroft appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Orange, Orange County, Texas, at 501 Pine Street. Other members of the household included Carl Bancroft.
  • He was a retail druggist, according to the 1920 census.
  • Robert Breckenridge Goree and Annie Elizabeth Bancroft appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Orange, Orange County, Texas, and also one famale servant.
  • He was a druggist, according to the 1930 census.
  • Robert Breckenridge Goree and Annie Elizabeth Bancroft appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Orange, Orange County, Texas, at 501 Pine Street.
  • He was employed as manager of a pharmacy, according to the 1940 census. in May 1940.
  • Robert Breckenridge Goree died in 1944.
  • Robert Breckenridge Goree (and Annie Elizabeth Bancroft) appeared in the 1944 Orange, Texas, City Directory.
  • His wife Annie Elizabeth Bancroft became a widow at his death.
  • He was buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange, Orange County, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 16 Oct 2012

Family: Annie Elizabeth Bancroft b. 1883, d. 18 June 1946