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  • ID: I28
  • Name: Encrease Personette GOULD
  • Name: E. P. Gould 1
  • Name: Percival Gould 2
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 18 FEB 2015
  • Occupation: a 'Master Mechanic' involved in the development of steam locomotives.
    -Apprentice of Thomas Rogers, founder of Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, Paterson, NJ
    -Master Mechanic: Hudson River Railroad, headquartered at Greenbush, NY
    -? - 1857 Superintendent: New York Locomotive Works- Breese, Kneeland & Co., Jersey City, NJ
    -1854: Involved in design and building of a Passenger Locomotive- Superior built for Hudson River Railroad
    -1858 - ? Superintendent of Motive Power and Machinery: Copiapo Railway, headquartered at Caldera, Chili
    -1869 - late 1872 In Charge at Arequipa Railroad, headquartered at Mollendo, Peru
    -1872 - 1876 Various positions Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, Paterson, NJ
    -1874 Santiago, Chili: represented Rogers
    -after 1874 Cuba: represented Rogers
    -1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition: In charge of Rogers Exhibit
    -1876 Superintendent of Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, Paterson, NJ

    He went to South America to supervise the building of the first railway over the Andes Mountains. This was a competition with an English railroad and the efforts by Gould resulted in a win for Rogers. He and his wife left their oldest children with his mother while they were in Chili. They were there several years and had several more children while they were in South America. 3
  • Birth: 15 APR 1822 in Acquackauonk Township, Passaic, Passaic County, NJ, USA 4
  • Residence: 1870 Paterson, Passaic County, NJ, USA
  • Note: dwelling 385, family 671 1
  • Occupation: mechanic 1870 1
  • Death: 23 NOV 1876



    Father: Moses E. Gould b: 08 JUL 1795 in Caldwell, Essex County, NJ, USA
    Mother: Rebekah GOULD b: 08 JAN 1798 in Caldwell, Essex County, NJ, USA

    Marriage 1 Mary Jane DOUGLAS b: 10 APR 1824
    • Married: 07 AUG 1845 in Paterson, Passaic County, NJ, USA
    Children
    1. Has Children Catherine Harrison GOULD b: 02 DEC 1851 in Albany, Albany County, NY, USA
    2. Has Children Sarah Ella GOULD b: 02 DEC 1851 in Caldwell, Essex County, NJ, USA
    3. Has Children Edwin G. GOULD b: 14 AUG 1853 in Paterson, Passaic County, NJ, USA
    4. Has Children Francis Davis GOULD b: FEB 1859 in Chili
    5. Has Children Elizabeth Douglas GOULD b: 25 MAY 1861 in Caldera, Chili
    6. Has Children Thomas G. GOULD b: 27 APR 1863 in Caldera, Chili
    7. Has Children Personette Moses GOULD b: 30 JUN 1866 in Paterson, Passaic County, NJ, USA

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1870 Federal Census
      Abbrev: 1870 Federal Census
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    2. Title: unknown: Mrs. Catherine Bruen, Location: IA
      Abbrev: Bruen, Catherine Gould- obit
      Publication: June 1946
    3. Title: Beverly W. Crifasi
      Abbrev: Crifasi, Beverly W.
      Author: Beverly White
      Page: Personal papers, articles, photographs and family oral history
    4. Title: Gee Gee Hughes geegee@sure.net, Series: Ref. # 110
      Abbrev: Hughes, Gee Gee
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