|Louis Orlando Gould was born September 05, 1851 in Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts to|
John Curtis and Anna Jane (Porter) Gould.
John C. Gould and Anna J. Porter were united in marriage on May 01, 1849 in New Salem, Franklin County,
Massachusetts. Of this union two children were born, Louis and Ida P.
John died of Typhoid Fever on December 15, 1857 in Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.
Shortly after John's death the family moved in with the Israel Boyden family in Deerfield, Massachusetts.
In 1862 the family moved to Illinois and Anna married William Otis Cogswell on September 30, 1863 in New
Salem, McDonough County, Illinois. Anna Jane Porter Gould Cogswell died July 26, 1866.
Louis moved to Knox County, Illinois where he was employed as a telegraph operator. He moved in early 1877 to
Wyanet, Bureau County, Illinois and was employed as a telegraph operator at the Chicago Rock Island &
Pacific/Chicago Burlington Quincy Junction at Wyanet, Illinois. He moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1890 and was
working as a railroad clerk. There he met Mrs. Ida (Mitchell) Eckler and they were married September 10,
1891. Of this union two children were born, Ralph Alvin, born July 05, 1892 and Anna M born April of 1894.
Louis Orlando Gould remained in Chicago, Illinois until his death December 31, 1917 in Chicago.
Ida May (Mitchell) Gould died February 18, 1925 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.
Both are buried in Oakridge Cemetery in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.