1868 in Goosport, Lake Charles, Louisiana|
1918 in Lake Charles, Louisiana|
1918 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles,
Louisiana (Map 9)|
Lockwood Williams, Sr.|
||April 27, 1887
in Goosport, Lake Charles, Louisiana|
Lake Charles Echo, Saturday, April 30, 1887, p. 2:
At the residence of Capt. Daniel Goos, the bride's father, in the town of Lake Charles, by the Rev. A. P. Scofield, on Wednesday evening, April 27, 1887, Mr. J. Lockwood Williams to Miss Marie A. Goos.
Lake Charles American Press,
December 30, 1918, p. 1:
Mrs. J. L.
Nov. 17, 1869 --
Dec. 29, 1918.
Mrs. J. L.
Williams died Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the home of her
sister, Mrs. J. A. Bel, after several days' illness. Mrs.
Williams had been in delicate health for some time and
developed influenza several days ago, which caused her
Goos Williams was the youngest daughter of the late Captain
Daniel Goos and his wife, who was Katrina Moeling. She was
born November 17, 1869, at the Goos home in Goosport, and was
reared here. The Goos family were among the pioneers of this
section and Goosport was named for Captain Goos, who made his
home there and established a port and village long before the
civil war. There were 15 of the Goos children who grew to
manhood and womanhood in Goosport, and they and their children
and grandchildren are still among the foremost people of the
April 27, 1887, Marie Goos was united in marriage to J. L.
Williams, and he with two sons, Lockwood and Lee, besides a
large family connection, survive. Lockwood Williams is in the
service and is stationed at San Antonio, and Lee Williams
resides at Port Arthur. The latter was present at his mother's
bedside when she passed away, and the former is expected to
a space of about five years, the Goos family and its numerous
connections have lost many members. Among the first to go was
"Auntie" Brown, an aunt of the Goos children, who made her
home with Mrs. Bel and Mrs. George Lock. Next came Mrs.
Elizabeth Knight, a sister of Captain Lock, who came from
England and made her home with her brother for many years.
Marie Bel Fay, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bel, was
the next to pass away. Then George T. Lock met with a tragic
death in the summer of 1916, in an automobile accident.
Following him in the spring, Captain Lock passed away, and
Miss Floy Goos, who made her home with Mrs. Flanders followed
in a few months.
The deaths among members connected with the family were those
of Mrs. T. H. Watkins and Mrs. J. Alton Foster, these ladies
being sisters to Mrs. George T. Lock and Mrs. Ernest Bel.
Recently, since the invasion of influenza, Dr. Stanley Scot, a
nephew by marriage to Mrs. Bel and Mrs. Lock, passed away, and
two weeks ago, Ernest Bel, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Bel, died of
Yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock Marie Goos Williams passed to
the great beyond, and this morning at 4 o'clock, Mr. J. Albert
Bel answered the final summons. These two deaths occurred in
the same home, just 12 hours
funeral services were conducted this afternoon at 3 o'clock,
Rev. J. F. McKenzie officiating, and internment took place in
the old Goos Cemetery in Goosport, where the Goos family have
a family burying