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Aurora Myrtle Goss Pavey
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1875
Jefferson
Ashe County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1950
Bozeman
Gallatin County
Montana, USA

Aurora Myrtle (Goss) Pavey was the third of fourteen children born to William J. and Amanda Virginia (Graybeal) Goss. Around 1884-1886 she moved with her folks to Pueblo, Colorado, then on to Fruita, Colorado where she was raised and attended Fruita schools. She married Joseph Anderson Pavey on February 19, 1894 in Mesa, Colorado. They lived in Colorado and Wyoming before moving to Montana in May of 1909. The following year Joseph filed on a homestead up Sixteen Mile north of Maudlow where the couple lived until they sold the homestead in 1926 and moved their dairy to Belgrade. Joseph and Myrtle celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in Belgrade on February 19, 1944, holding an open house to family and friends.

Myrtle was a true pioneer woman as she worked side by side with her husband in developing the homestead, milking cows and tending to chickens and pigs. She churned butter and gathered eggs, which she sold or traded for groceries. They raised five children in a small cabin on the homestead: Louis Anderson, b. November 6, 1895, d. January 10, 1976; Grace Emily, b. September 1, 1898, d. February 11, 1986; James William, b. May 15, 1901, d. May 20, 1991; Myrtle Edna, b. November 25, 1909, d. July 20, 2006; and Bertha Elma, b. April 24, 1914.

Myrtle developed an enlarged heart and passed away at the age of 75 at the home of her daughter, Grace E. (Pavey) Biggs of Bozeman.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Jacob Goss (1846 - 1922)
  Amanda Virginia Graybeal Goss (1853 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Anderson Pavey (1871 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Louis Anderson Pavey (1895 - 1976)*
  Grace Emily Pavey Curdy (1898 - 1986)*
  James William Pavey (1901 - 1991)*
  Myrtle Edna Pavey Verwolf (1909 - 2006)*
  Bertha Elma Pavey Hinshaw (1914 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Aurora Myrtle Goss Pavey (1875 - 1950)
  Ala Ellen Goss Kilby (1876 - 1971)*
  Mary Jane Goss (1878 - 1882)*
  Robert Franklin Goss (1880 - 1964)*
  Levi Clinton Goss (1881 - 1918)*
  Jehu Ambrose Goss (1883 - 1955)*
  Jacob Charley Vigo Goss (1884 - 1968)*
  Sara Etta Goss Cuddy (1885 - 1968)*
  Rachel Ida Goss Golden (1887 - 1967)*
  Lulu Frances Goss Havens (1892 - 1975)*
  William Winford Goss (1892 - 1904)*
  Morgan Stuart Goss (1893 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Hills Cemetery
Bozeman
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
Plot: NEW 41 10
 
Created by: Joanne
Record added: Dec 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23424933
Aurora Myrtle <i>Goss</i> Pavey
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- Jeannie
 Added: Sep. 2, 2012
REST WELL//GODSPEED
- Jeannie
 Added: Sep. 24, 2011
Life is just a stopping place, a pause in what's to be. A resting place along the road to sweet eternity.We all have different journeys different paths along the way. We all were meant to learn some things but never meant to stay. GODSPEED//REST WELL
- Jeannie
 Added: May. 16, 2011
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