Colonel Benjamin Goldthwait1

Citations

  1. [S796] Massachusetts State Archives, French and Indian War muster roll index cards, 1603-1779. Microfilm of cards at Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts: FHL Film# 2428118, Muster Roll index card# 14362 for Elisha Bolton referencing Volume 94, page 125 of the Massachusetts Archives : Muster Rolls; on 51 microfilm reels, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as French and Indian War muster roll index 1603-1779.

Ezekiel Goldthwait1

(Registrar) Land Transfer23 February 1735 On 23 February 1735, for the sum of sixty pounds, Elisha Bolton of Bridgewater, in the County of Plymouth, yeoman, purchased back all of the land in the township of Stoughton, Suffolk County, that he and his brothers, Nicholas and Nathaniel, had just, a few months before, sold to David Leach of Kingston. The deed was signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Benjamin White, Justice of the Peace and recorded in Suffolk County on 31 October 1765 by Ezekiel Goldthwait, Registrar2
(Registrar) Land Transfer23 February 1735/36 And on the same date of 23 February 1735/36, for the sum of sixty pounds, Elisha Bolton of Bridgewater purchased from his brother Joseph Bolton of Bridgewater, labourer, a three-tenths part of all the land in the township of Dorchester or Stoughton, Suffolk County, that their father John Bolton had died seized of and had not already been disposed of. The deed was signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Benjamin White, Justice of the Peace and recorded in Suffolk County on 31 October 1765 by Ezekiel Goldthwait, Registrar.3
(Registrar) Land Transfer13 March 1744/45On 18 February 1746, Ezekiel Goldthwait, Suffolk County Registrar, received and registered the deed dated 13 March 1744/45 of Elisha Bolton of Easton, Bristol County in his sale of land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, to Joseph Gilbert also of Easton.1
(Registrar) Land Transfer4 February 1748On 15 February 1748, Ezekiel Goldthwait, Suffolk County Registrar, received and registered the deed dated 4 February 1748 of John Bolton, gentleman, of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, in his sale of land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, to Joseph Gilbert, yeoman, of Easton, Bristol County.4

Citations

  1. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 494587, Volume 73 dated 1746-1747, pages 50-R, 51-L and 51-R, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  2. [S633] Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County: Film# 494601, Volume 108 dated 1765-1766, pages 75-L and 75-R.
  3. [S633] Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County: Film# 494601, Volume 108 dated 1765-1766, pages 75-R and 76-L.
  4. [S633] Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County: Film# 494588, Volume 76 dated 1748-1749, pages 59-R, 60-L and 60-R.

Carl M. Goldtrap1,2

b. 10 September 1906
Father*Thomas E. Goldtrap3 b. 29 Aug 1873
Mother*Emma Johnson4 b. 1874
Birth*10 September 1906Carl M. Goldtrap was born on 10 September 1906 in Lone Wolf, Kiowa County, Oklahoma.1,3
Name VariationHis full name was Carl Manuel Goldtrap.3
Draft Registration*16 October 1940Carl M. Goldtrap completed his World War I Draft Registration Card on 16 October 1940 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His home address was reported as 610 SE 45th, Oklahoma City, and the person who would always know his address was his father, Thomas E. Goldtrap, who lived at the same address.3
Marriage*23 August 1946He married, as her third husband, Dora Mae (Pauley) Schelby Sides Schelby, daughter of William A. Pauley and Florence Maylen, on 23 August 1946 in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.1
Residence*1947Carl M. Goldtrap and Dora M. Goldtrap were listed at 3601 High, Oklahoma City, in the Oklahoma, City Directory for 1947. Carl worked as a tire repairman at Bill Mosier's Tires.2
Divorce*before April 1950Carl M. Goldtrap and Dora M. Goldtrap were divorced, probably in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, before April 1950, the month they were enumerated separately on the 1950 census. Carl was living with his mother when the census taker recorded him as divorced on 12 April 1950, and Dora Mae was enumerated as divorced on 22 April 1950 and was living in the household of a cousin.5,6
(Son) Census US 195012 April 1950Carl M. was enumerated on the 1950 census taken on 12 April 1950 in the household of his widowed mother in the rear at 226 South East 44th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Carl was divorced, 43 years of age and worked as an attendant in a privately owned Filling Station.6

Family

Dora Mae Pauley b. 15 Aug 1919, d. 30 Oct 1976

Citations

  1. [S2175] Oklahoma, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1890-1995, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 August 1946 at Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA, of Dora Mae "Shelby" of Oklahoma City, age 27, born about 1919, and Carl Goldtrap of Oklahoma City, age 39, born about 1907, married by Sylvester Grim, Norman, Cleveland County Judge, referencing Film# 002108799. Hereinafter cited as Oklahoma, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1890-1995.
  2. [S1891] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, online at www.ancestry.com, listing for Carl M Goldtrap, tire repairman at Bill Mosier's Tires, and Dora M Goldtrap, residence at 3601 High, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, City Directory, 1947. Hereinafter cited as U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  3. [S1967] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, registration of Carl Manuel Goldtrap of 610 SE 45th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA, age 34, born on 10 September 1906 at Lone Wolf, Oklahoma, USA, registered on 16 October 1940 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA, describing him as 5' 8" in height, weighing 150 lbs., Ruddy complexion, Brown eyes and Brown hair, employed by the Sooner State Oil Company, Oklahoma City, person who would always know his address, his father, T E Goldtrap, at the same address, referencing U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, National Archives at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, WWII Draft Registration Cards for Oklahoma, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947, Records of the Selective Service System, 147, Box 184. Hereinafter cited as U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Thomas E. and Emma Goldtrap, Year: 1910; Census Place: Dill, Kiowa, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1257; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0165; FHL microfilm: 1375270. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2295] 1950 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Sarah L. Spurgeon, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oklahoma; Roll: 2772; Sheet Number: 8; Enumeration District: 78-337. Hereinafter cited as 1950 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2295] 1950 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Emma Goldtrap, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oklahoma; Roll: 2772; Sheet Number: 1; Enumeration District: 78-332.

Eva G. Goldtrap1

b. 1905
Father*Thomas E. Goldtrap1 b. 29 Aug 1873
Mother*Emma Johnson1 b. 1874
Birth*1905Eva G. Goldtrap was born about 1905 in Oklahoma.1
(Daughter) Census US 195012 April 1950Eva G. was enumerated on the 1950 census taken on 12 April 1950 in the household of her widowed mother in the rear at 226 South East 44th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Eva had never married, was 45 years of age and worked doing ironing in private homes.1

Citations

  1. [S2295] 1950 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Emma Goldtrap, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oklahoma; Roll: 2772; Sheet Number: 1; Enumeration District: 78-332. Hereinafter cited as 1950 United States Federal Census.

Thomas E. Goldtrap1

b. 29 August 1873
Birth*29 August 1873Thomas E. Goldtrap was born on 29 August 1873 in Ohio.2,1
Name VariationHis full name was Thomas Elsworth Goldtrap2
Name Variation and his name was recorded in some documents as T. E. Goldtrap.3,4
Marriage*14 August 1895He married Emma Johnson on 14 August 1895 in Clermont County, Ohio.1,4
(Father) Draft Registration16 October 1940He was reported as the person who would always know the address of his son, Carl M. Goldtrap, who lived with him when Carl completed his World War II draft registration card on 16 October 1940 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.3

Family

Emma Johnson b. 1874
Children1.Eva G. Goldtrap5 b. 1905
2.Carl M. Goldtrap3 b. 10 Sep 1906

Citations

  1. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Thomas E. and Emma Goldtrap, Year: 1910; Census Place: Dill, Kiowa, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1257; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0165; FHL microfilm: 1375270. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S223] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online at www.ancestry.com, draft registration card for Thomas Elsworth Goldtrap, born on 29 July 1873, residence in 1917-1918 at 116 Bailey, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA, wife's name Emma ; his physical build was Medium, height was Medium, hair was Brown, eyes were Blue, referencing U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Kiowa County, Oklahoma. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  3. [S1967] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, registration of Carl Manuel Goldtrap of 610 SE 45th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA, age 34, born on 10 September 1906 at Lone Wolf, Oklahoma, USA, registered on 16 October 1940 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA, describing him as 5' 8" in height, weighing 150 lbs., Ruddy complexion, Brown eyes and Brown hair, employed by the Sooner State Oil Company, Oklahoma City, person who would always know his address, his father, T E Goldtrap, at the same address, referencing U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, National Archives at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, WWII Draft Registration Cards for Oklahoma, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947, Records of the Selective Service System, 147, Box 184. Hereinafter cited as U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of T. E. Goldtrap and Emma Johnson on 14 August 1895 in Clermont, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000327574. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  5. [S2295] 1950 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Emma Goldtrap, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oklahoma; Roll: 2772; Sheet Number: 1; Enumeration District: 78-332. Hereinafter cited as 1950 United States Federal Census.

John W. Gomes1

b. 1932
Birth*1932John W. Gomes was born about 1932.1
Marriage*26 November 1956He married first, as her first husband, Alice S. Friel, daughter of Cail F. Friel and Jeanne Adolphine Van Ackeren, on 26 November 1956 in San Diego County, California.1
Marriage*23 April 1964He married second, as her second husband, Margo B. (Hendrick) Cosio, daughter of Gerald C. Headrick and Eleanor Edmond, on 23 April 1964 in San Diego County, California. The report of their marriage was also listed a second time with Margo's name recorded as Margo B. Casio.2,3
Divorce*March 1971A preliminary divorce was granted to John W. Gomes and Margo B. Headrick in March 1971 in San Diego, San Diego County, California.4
Divorce-Dissolution*23 March 1984A divorce by dissolution was awarded to John W. Gomes and Alice S. (Friel) Gomes on 23 March 1984 in San Diego County, California.5

Family 1

Alice S. Friel b. 13 Oct 1939, d. 2 Oct 1995

Family 2

Margo B. Headrick b. 25 Jun 1936

Citations

  1. [S2179] California, U.S., Marriage Index, 1949-1959, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 26 November 1956 in San Diego County, California, USA, of Alice S Friel, age 17, born about 1939, and John W Gomes, age 24. Hereinafter cited as California, U.S., Marriage Index, 1949-1959.
  2. [S2490] California, U.S., Marriage Index, 1960-1985, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 April 1964 in San Diego County, California, USA, of John W Gomes, age 31, born about 1933, and Margo B Headrick, age 27, born about 1937. Hereinafter cited as California, U.S., Marriage Index, 1960-1985.
  3. [S2490] California, U.S., Marriage Index, 1960-1985, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 April 1964 in San Diego, California, USA, of Margo B Cosio, age 27, born about 1937, and John W Gomes, age 31, born about 1933.
  4. [S2506] California, U.S., Divorce Index, 1966-1984, online at www.ancestry.com, divorce of John W Gomes, born about 1932, and Margo B Headrick, born about 1936, preliminary awarded in March 1971 in San Diego City. Hereinafter cited as California, U.S., Divorce Index, 1966-1984.
  5. [S2506] California, U.S., Divorce Index, 1966-1984, online at www.ancestry.com, divorce by dissolution awarded to John W Gomes and Alice S Gomes on 23 March 1984 in San Diego County.

William Yates Goodell1

b. 11 April 1867, d. 11 November 1944
Father*John Hall Goodelle2,3 b. 4 Jul 1835, d. 29 Jan 1890
Mother*Harriett Sewell Barney2,4 b. 3 Nov 1832, d. 2 Dec 1877
Birth*11 April 1867William Yates Goodell was born on 11 April 1867 in New York.1,2
Marriage*9 April 1891He married Nora May Flint, daughter of Larkin Stampern Flint and Mary Louisa Lewis, on 9 April 1891 in Eden Precinct, Hitchcock County, Nebraska.5,1,2
Children*William and Nora had four children together.2,1
Death*11 November 1944He died on 11 November 1944 in Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska, at age 771,2
Burial* and was buried in Best Cemetery, Norfolk.2

Family

Nora May Flint b. 19 Jul 1870, d. 29 Mar 1959

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nora May (Flint) Goodell, Memorial# 36689639. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Yates Goodell, Memorial# 36689740.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Hall Goodelle, Memorial# 89457434.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Harriett Sewell (Barney) Goodelle, Memorial# 89457433.
  5. [S1824] Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Will Y. Goodell and Nora M. Flint on 9 April 1891 in Eden Precinct, Hitchcock County. Hereinafter cited as Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908.

John Hall Goodelle1,2

b. 4 July 1835, d. 29 January 1890
Birth*4 July 1835John Hall Goodelle was born on 4 July 1835 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.1,2
Marriage*He married Harriett Sewell Barney.1
(Husband) Death2 December 1877John became a widower when Harriett Sewell (Barney) Goodelle died on 2 December 1877 at age 45.1,3
Death*29 January 1890He died of heart failure after an illness of nearly two weeks on 29 January 1890 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, at age 54.1,2
Burial*He was buried in Section 21, Plot 71 of Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse.2

Family

Harriett Sewell Barney b. 3 Nov 1832, d. 2 Dec 1877
Child1.William Yates Goodell1,2 b. 11 Apr 1867, d. 11 Nov 1944

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, William Yates Goodell, Memorial# 36689740. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Hall Goodelle, Memorial# 89457434.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Harriett Sewell (Barney) Goodelle, Memorial# 89457433.

Alfred Lloyd Goodlin1

b. 27 May 1913
Father*Jacob Mushrush Goodlin1,2 b. 27 Oct 1884, d. 16 Apr 1919
Mother*Rosa May Huston1,3 b. 11 Jul 1871, d. 4 Aug 1938
Birth*27 May 1913Alfred Lloyd Goodlin was born on 27 May 1913 in Goshen, Tulare County, California.1

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Alfred Lloyd Goodlin Sr., Memorial# 124911080. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jacob Mushrush “Jake” Goodlin, Memorial# 205722575.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Rosa May (Huston) Guy, Memorial# 10229588.

Baby Boy Goodlin1

b. 1886, d. 1886
Father*John A. Goodlin1 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905
Mother*Martha Rose Thomas1,2 b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Death*1886 and died there the same year.1
Birth*1886Baby Boy Goodlin was born in 1886 in Los Angeles County, California.1
Burial*He was buried in Artesia Cemetery, Cerritos, Los Angeles County, California.1

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Baby Boy Goodlin, Memorial# 190807606. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453.

Gladys Goodlin1

b. April 1897
Father*John A. Goodlin1 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905
Mother*Martha Rose Thomas1 b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Birth*April 1897Gladys Goodlin was born in April 1897 in California.1
(Daughter) Census US 190019 February 1900Gladys was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 19 February 1900 in the household of her parents in Chico, Butte County, California. She was 3 years old.1
(Daughter) Relocation1 June 1900A Yuba City, California newspaper reported on 1 June 1900 that the family of Rose and John Goodlin, including Myrtle and William J. Foringer, the couple's eldest daughter and son-in-law, had moved to Chico.2
(Daughter) Death16 July 1903She was 6 years old when her mother died on 16 July 1903 at age 39. Her death left Gladys's father with a 20-year-old daughter, an 18-year-old son, and five young daughters between the ages of 14 and 3 years.3
(Daughter) Death4 December 1905Two years after her mother's death, her father died in a tragic accident during the evening hours of 4 December 1905 at age 54. It was dark, and he was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near the Clearwater stop. It was believed that he had been standing close to the track, became blinded by the headlight on the car and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it. He was placed aboard the car, which was headed to Los Angeles, and died a few minutes later.4,5

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rose Goodlin, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: 84; Pages: 15 and 16; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1240084. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2495] John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Sutter County Farmer, (Yuba City, California), Friday, 1 June 1900, page 3, noting under the headline, Brevities", that John Goodlin and family and W. J. Foringer and his wife, of Yuba City, had gone to Chico to reside. Hereinafter cited as John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.
  5. [S2496] John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, California), Tuesday, 5 December 1905, page 26, under the headlines, "Artesia Man Killed: John A. Goodlin, Apparently Blinded by Headlight, Steps in Front of Car Near Clearwater", reporting that Goodlin, age 45, a resident of Artesia, was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near Clearwater last evening, and died a few minutes later, after being placed aboard the car, which was bound for Los Angeles; Goodlin was a widower and four children survive him at Artesia where he had resided for the past two years; A brother, James H. Goodlin lives at 608 Court Street in Los Angeles and a sister is a resident of Boyle Heights; it is believed that Goodlin became blinded by the headlight on the car while standing on the track, and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it; he was employed by John Stansbury as a laborer; an inquest was to be held at Pierce Brothers' morgue on December 5. Hereinafter cited as John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death.

Hazel Goodlin1

b. 9 February 1892
Father*John A. Goodlin1,2 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905
Mother*Martha Rose Thomas1,3 b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Birth*9 February 1892Hazel Goodlin was born on 9 February 1892 in California.1
(Daughter) Census US 190019 February 1900Hazel was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 19 February 1900 in the household of her parents in Chico, Butte County, California. She was 8 years old and had attended school for nine months of the census year.4
(Daughter) Relocation1 June 1900A Yuba City, California newspaper reported on 1 June 1900 that the family of Rose and John Goodlin, including Myrtle and William J. Foringer, the couple's eldest daughter and son-in-law, had moved to Chico.5
(Daughter) Death16 July 1903She was 11 years old when her mother died on 16 July 1903 at age 39. Her death left Hazel's father with a 20-year-old daughter, an 18-year-old son, and five young daughters between the ages of 14 and 3 years.3
(Daughter) Death4 December 1905Two years after her mother's death, her father died in a tragic accident during the evening hours of 4 December 1905 at age 54. It was dark, and he was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near the Clearwater stop. It was believed that he had been standing close to the track, became blinded by the headlight on the car and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it. He was placed aboard the car, which was headed to Los Angeles, and died a few minutes later.2,6

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hazel (Goodlin) Lee, Memorial# 19280416. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rose Goodlin, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: 84; Pages: 15 and 16; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1240084. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2495] John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Sutter County Farmer, (Yuba City, California), Friday, 1 June 1900, page 3, noting under the headline, Brevities", that John Goodlin and family and W. J. Foringer and his wife, of Yuba City, had gone to Chico to reside. Hereinafter cited as John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico.
  6. [S2496] John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, California), Tuesday, 5 December 1905, page 26, under the headlines, "Artesia Man Killed: John A. Goodlin, Apparently Blinded by Headlight, Steps in Front of Car Near Clearwater", reporting that Goodlin, age 45, a resident of Artesia, was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near Clearwater last evening, and died a few minutes later, after being placed aboard the car, which was bound for Los Angeles; Goodlin was a widower and four children survive him at Artesia where he had resided for the past two years; A brother, James H. Goodlin lives at 608 Court Street in Los Angeles and a sister is a resident of Boyle Heights; it is believed that Goodlin became blinded by the headlight on the car while standing on the track, and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it; he was employed by John Stansbury as a laborer; an inquest was to be held at Pierce Brothers' morgue on December 5. Hereinafter cited as John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death.

Ivie Goodlin1

b. January 1889
Father*John A. Goodlin1,2 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905
Mother*Martha Rose Thomas1,3 b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Birth*January 1889Ivie Goodlin was born in January 1889 in Artesia, Los Angeles County, California.1
(Daughter) Census US 190019 February 1900Ivie was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 19 February 1900 in the household of her parents in Chico, Butte County, California. She was 11 years old and had attended school for nine months of the census year.4
(Daughter) Relocation1 June 1900A Yuba City, California newspaper reported on 1 June 1900 that the family of Rose and John Goodlin, including Myrtle and William J. Foringer, the couple's eldest daughter and son-in-law, had moved to Chico.5
(Daughter) Death16 July 1903She was 14 years old when her mother died on 16 July 1903 at age 39. Her death left Ivie's father with a 20-year-old daughter, an 18-year-old son, and four younger daughters between the ages of 11 and 3 years.3
(Daughter) Death4 December 1905Two years after her mother's death, her father died in a tragic accident during the evening hours of 4 December 1905 at age 54. It was dark, and he was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near the Clearwater stop. It was believed that he had been standing close to the track, became blinded by the headlight on the car and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it. He was placed aboard the car, which was headed to Los Angeles, and died a few minutes later.2,6

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Ivie (Goodlin) McCabe, Memorial# 85218436. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rose Goodlin, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: 84; Pages: 15 and 16; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1240084. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2495] John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Sutter County Farmer, (Yuba City, California), Friday, 1 June 1900, page 3, noting under the headline, Brevities", that John Goodlin and family and W. J. Foringer and his wife, of Yuba City, had gone to Chico to reside. Hereinafter cited as John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico.
  6. [S2496] John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, California), Tuesday, 5 December 1905, page 26, under the headlines, "Artesia Man Killed: John A. Goodlin, Apparently Blinded by Headlight, Steps in Front of Car Near Clearwater", reporting that Goodlin, age 45, a resident of Artesia, was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near Clearwater last evening, and died a few minutes later, after being placed aboard the car, which was bound for Los Angeles; Goodlin was a widower and four children survive him at Artesia where he had resided for the past two years; A brother, James H. Goodlin lives at 608 Court Street in Los Angeles and a sister is a resident of Boyle Heights; it is believed that Goodlin became blinded by the headlight on the car while standing on the track, and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it; he was employed by John Stansbury as a laborer; an inquest was to be held at Pierce Brothers' morgue on December 5. Hereinafter cited as John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death.

Jacob Mushrush Goodlin1

b. 27 October 1884, d. 16 April 1919
Father*John A. Goodlin2,1 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905
Mother*Martha Rose Thomas3,1 b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Birth*27 October 1884Jacob Mushrush Goodlin was born on 27 October 1884 in Artesia, Los Angeles County, California.1
Name VariationHe was called Jake.1
(Son) Census US 190019 February 1900Jake was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 19 February 1900 in the household of his parents in Chico, Butte County, California. He was 15 years old and had attended school for nine months of the census year.4
(Son) Relocation1 June 1900A Yuba City, California newspaper reported on 1 June 1900 that the family of Rose and John Goodlin, including Myrtle and William J. Foringer, the couple's eldest daughter and son-in-law, had moved to Chico.5
(Son) Death16 July 1903He was 18 years old when his mother died on 16 July 1903 at age 39. Her death left his father, in addition to Jacob, with a 20-year-old daughter and five younger children between the ages of 14 and 3 years.3
(Son) Death4 December 1905Two years after his mother's death, his father died in a tragic accident during the evening hours of 4 December 1905 at age 54. It was dark, and he was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near the Clearwater stop. It was believed that he had been standing close to the track, became blinded by the headlight on the car and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it. He was placed aboard the car, which was headed to Los Angeles, and died a few minutes later.2,6
Marriage*13 April 1906He married, as her second husband, Rosa M. Carner, daughter of John Huston and Sarah Ann Mushrush, on 13 April 1906. They were 1st cousins one time removed, through Rosa's maternal grandparents, Jacob Mushrush and Jane (Kincaide) Mushrush who were Jacob's great-grandparents.1,7,8
(Stepfather-in-Law) Draft Registration12 September 1918His stepdaughter's husband, James Dowis, completed his World War I Draft Registration Card on 12 September 1918 in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, and named his stepfather-in-law as his employer. James's home address was reported as Saugus, Los Angeles County, California, his wife's name was Lyndall Dowis, and he was employed as a laborer in Saugus by J. M. Goodlin, who was his wife's stepfather. James was described as stout in physical build, tall in height, with light brown hair and blue eyes.9
Death*16 April 1919He died of pneumonia on 16 April 1919 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, at age 341
Burial* and was buried in Artesia Cemetery, Cerritos, Los Angeles County.1

Family

Rosa May Huston b. 11 Jul 1871, d. 4 Aug 1938
Children1.Theodore R. Goodlin+10,1 b. 19 Mar 1908
2.Alfred Lloyd Goodlin11,1 b. 27 May 1913

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Jacob Mushrush “Jake” Goodlin, Memorial# 205722575. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rose Goodlin, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: 84; Pages: 15 and 16; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1240084. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2495] John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Sutter County Farmer, (Yuba City, California), Friday, 1 June 1900, page 3, noting under the headline, Brevities", that John Goodlin and family and W. J. Foringer and his wife, of Yuba City, had gone to Chico to reside. Hereinafter cited as John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico.
  6. [S2496] John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, California), Tuesday, 5 December 1905, page 26, under the headlines, "Artesia Man Killed: John A. Goodlin, Apparently Blinded by Headlight, Steps in Front of Car Near Clearwater", reporting that Goodlin, age 45, a resident of Artesia, was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near Clearwater last evening, and died a few minutes later, after being placed aboard the car, which was bound for Los Angeles; Goodlin was a widower and four children survive him at Artesia where he had resided for the past two years; A brother, James H. Goodlin lives at 608 Court Street in Los Angeles and a sister is a resident of Boyle Heights; it is believed that Goodlin became blinded by the headlight on the car while standing on the track, and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it; he was employed by John Stansbury as a laborer; an inquest was to be held at Pierce Brothers' morgue on December 5. Hereinafter cited as John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Rosa May (Huston) Guy, Memorial# 10229588.
  8. [S1726] California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Rosa M. Carner and J. M. Goodlin on 13 April 1906 in Los Angeles County, California, USA, referencing California Department of Public Health, courtesy of www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com. Digital Images. Hereinafter cited as California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980.
  9. [S223] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online at www.ancestry.com, draft registration card dated 12 September 1918 in Glendale, Los Angeles County, for James Dowis, age 39, born on 6 March 1879, residence in 1917-1918 Saugus, Los Angeles County, California, USA, wife's name Lyndall Dowis; laborer, employed by J. M. Goodlin in Saugus, his physical build was Stout, height was Tall, hair was Light Brown, eyes were Blue, referencing U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Los Angeles County, California. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Theodore Roosevelt Goodlin, Memorial# 82508952.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Alfred Lloyd Goodlin Sr., Memorial# 124911080.

John A. Goodlin1

b. August 1851, d. 4 December 1905
Father*Joshua S. Goodlin2,3 b. 14 Feb 1827, d. 17 Feb 1889
Mother*Mary Mushrush4,3 b. 7 Dec 1830, d. 22 Sep 1893
Birth*August 1851John A. Goodlin was born in August 1851 in Knoxville, Jefferson County, Ohio.3
Name VariationHis full name was John Alonzo Goodlin.3
Marriage*March 1873He married first Mary E. Kelley in March 1873 in Jefferson County, Ohio.3,5,1
(Husband) Death4 December 1879John became a widower when Molly E. (Kelley) Goodlin died on 4 December 1879 at age 29.5
Marriage*1882He married second Martha Rose Thomas about 1882.6,3
Census US 1900*19 February 1900Rose and John Goodlin were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 19 February 1900 in Chico, Butte County, California. John was 49 years of age with no occupation recorded and Rose was 36 years of age. They rented their house, had been married for 18 years, and Rose had given birth to seven children, six of whom were living. All of their surviving children, including their married daughter and her husband, were enumerated with the couple in 1900. Jake, Ivie and Hazel were ages 15, 11 and 8 years, respectively, and all had attended school for nine months of the census year; Pearl and Gladys were ages 5 and 3 years, respectively. The couple's eldest daughter, Myrtle, who was 17 years old, had married in February, and she and her new husband, William J. Foringer, were enumerated with her parents. William was 31 years of age and worked as a farm laborer.7
Relocation*1 June 1900A Yuba City, California newspaper reported on 1 June 1900 that the family of Rose and John Goodlin, including Myrtle and William J. Foringer, the couple's eldest daughter and son-in-law, had moved to Chico.8
(Husband) Death16 July 1903John became a widower for the second time when Mary Rose (Thomas) Goodlin died on 16 July 1903 at age 39. Her death left John with seven children between the ages of 20 and 3 years.6
Death*4 December 1905He died in a tragic accident during the evening hours of 4 December 1905 in Los Angeles County, California, at age 54. It was dark, and he was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near the Clearwater stop. It was believed that he had been standing close to the track, became blinded by the headlight on the car and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it. He was placed aboard the car, which was headed to Los Angeles, and died a few minutes later3,9
Burial* and was buried in Artesia Cemetery, Cerritos, Los Angeles County.3

Family 1

Mary E. Kelley b. 12 Mar 1850, d. 4 Dec 1879

Family 2

Martha Rose Thomas b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Children1.Myrtle Louise Goodlin10,3 b. 16 Dec 1882
2.Jacob Mushrush Goodlin+3,11 b. 27 Oct 1884, d. 16 Apr 1919
3.Baby Boy Goodlin12 b. 1886, d. 1886
4.Ivie Goodlin13,3 b. Jan 1889
5.Hazel Goodlin14,3 b. 9 Feb 1892
6.Pearl Margaret Goodlin15,3 b. 3 Apr 1895
7.Gladys Goodlin7 b. Apr 1897
8.Martha Blanche Goodlin16,3 b. 29 Apr 1900

Citations

  1. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John A. Goodlin and Mary Kelly in March 1873 in Jefferson County, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000900071. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Joshua S Goodlin, Memorial# 9612354. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Mushrush) Goodlin, Memorial# 9741292.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Molly E. (Kelley) Goodlin, Memorial# 104992789.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453.
  7. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rose Goodlin, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: 84; Pages: 15 and 16; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1240084. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2495] John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Sutter County Farmer, (Yuba City, California), Friday, 1 June 1900, page 3, noting under the headline, Brevities", that John Goodlin and family and W. J. Foringer and his wife, of Yuba City, had gone to Chico to reside. Hereinafter cited as John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico.
  9. [S2496] John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, California), Tuesday, 5 December 1905, page 26, under the headlines, "Artesia Man Killed: John A. Goodlin, Apparently Blinded by Headlight, Steps in Front of Car Near Clearwater", reporting that Goodlin, age 45, a resident of Artesia, was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near Clearwater last evening, and died a few minutes later, after being placed aboard the car, which was bound for Los Angeles; Goodlin was a widower and four children survive him at Artesia where he had resided for the past two years; A brother, James H. Goodlin lives at 608 Court Street in Los Angeles and a sister is a resident of Boyle Heights; it is believed that Goodlin became blinded by the headlight on the car while standing on the track, and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it; he was employed by John Stansbury as a laborer; an inquest was to be held at Pierce Brothers' morgue on December 5. Hereinafter cited as John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Myrtle Louise (Goodlin) Vaughan, Memorial# 10226972.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jacob Mushrush “Jake” Goodlin, Memorial# 205722575.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Baby Boy Goodlin, Memorial# 190807606.
  13. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ivie (Goodlin) McCabe, Memorial# 85218436.
  14. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hazel (Goodlin) Lee, Memorial# 19280416.
  15. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Pearl Margaret (Goodlin) Mills, Memorial# 113682893.
  16. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mrs Martha Blanche (Goodlin) Lee, Memorial# 105916005.

Joshua S. Goodlin1

b. 14 February 1827, d. 17 February 1889
Birth*14 February 1827Joshua S. Goodlin was born on 14 February 1827 in Ohio.1
Marriage*1849He married Mary Mushrush, daughter of Jacob Mushrush and Jane Kincaide, about 1849.2,1
Death*17 February 1889He died on 17 February 1889 in Los Angeles County, California, at age 621
Burial* and was buried in Block 41, Lot 2, Grave 10, of Artesia Cemetery, Cerritos, Los Angeles County.1

Family

Mary Mushrush b. 7 Dec 1830, d. 22 Sep 1893
Child1.John A. Goodlin+1,3 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Joshua S Goodlin, Memorial# 9612354. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Mushrush) Goodlin, Memorial# 9741292.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.

Martha Blanche Goodlin1

b. 29 April 1900
Father*John A. Goodlin1,2 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905
Mother*Martha Rose Thomas1,3 b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Birth*29 April 1900Martha Blanche Goodlin was born on 29 April 1900 in Artesia, Los Angeles County, California.1
(Daughter) Relocation1 June 1900A Yuba City, California newspaper reported on 1 June 1900 that the family of Rose and John Goodlin, including Myrtle and William J. Foringer, the couple's eldest daughter and son-in-law, had moved to Chico.4
(Daughter) Death16 July 1903She was 3 years old when her mother died on 16 July 1903 at age 39. Her death left Martha's father with a 20-year-old daughter, an 18-year-old son, and five young daughters between the ages of 14 and 3 years.3
(Daughter) Death4 December 1905Two years after her mother's death, her father died in a tragic accident during the evening hours of 4 December 1905 at age 54. It was dark, and he was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near the Clearwater stop. It was believed that he had been standing close to the track, became blinded by the headlight on the car and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it. He was placed aboard the car, which was headed to Los Angeles, and died a few minutes later.2,5

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Mrs Martha Blanche (Goodlin) Lee, Memorial# 105916005. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453.
  4. [S2495] John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Sutter County Farmer, (Yuba City, California), Friday, 1 June 1900, page 3, noting under the headline, Brevities", that John Goodlin and family and W. J. Foringer and his wife, of Yuba City, had gone to Chico to reside. Hereinafter cited as John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico.
  5. [S2496] John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, California), Tuesday, 5 December 1905, page 26, under the headlines, "Artesia Man Killed: John A. Goodlin, Apparently Blinded by Headlight, Steps in Front of Car Near Clearwater", reporting that Goodlin, age 45, a resident of Artesia, was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near Clearwater last evening, and died a few minutes later, after being placed aboard the car, which was bound for Los Angeles; Goodlin was a widower and four children survive him at Artesia where he had resided for the past two years; A brother, James H. Goodlin lives at 608 Court Street in Los Angeles and a sister is a resident of Boyle Heights; it is believed that Goodlin became blinded by the headlight on the car while standing on the track, and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it; he was employed by John Stansbury as a laborer; an inquest was to be held at Pierce Brothers' morgue on December 5. Hereinafter cited as John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death.

Myrtle Louise Goodlin1

b. 16 December 1882
Father*John A. Goodlin1,2 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905
Mother*Martha Rose Thomas1,3 b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Birth*16 December 1882Myrtle Louise Goodlin was born on 16 December 1882 in Artesia, Los Angeles County, California.1
Marriage*10 February 1900She married first William J. Foringer in 10 February 1900 in Marysville, Yuba County, California.4,5
(Eldest Daughter) Census US 190019 February 1900Myrtle was enumerated with her new husband on the 1900 census taken on 19 February 1900 in the household of her parents in Chico, Butte County, California. She was 17 years old.4
(Eldest Daughter) Relocation1 June 1900A Yuba City, California newspaper reported on 1 June 1900 that the family of Rose and John Goodlin, including Myrtle and William J. Foringer, the couple's eldest daughter and son-in-law, had moved to Chico.6
(Daughter) Death16 July 1903She was 20 years old when her mother died on 16 July 1903 at age 39. Her death left her father, in addition to Myrtle, with six younger children between the ages of 18 and 3 years.3
(Daughter) Death4 December 1905Two years after her mother's death, her father died in a tragic accident during the evening hours of 4 December 1905 at age 54. It was dark, and he was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near the Clearwater stop. It was believed that he had been standing close to the track, became blinded by the headlight on the car and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it. He was placed aboard the car, which was headed to Los Angeles, and died a few minutes later.2,7

Family

William J. Foringer b. Jul 1868

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Myrtle Louise (Goodlin) Vaughan, Memorial# 10226972. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rose Goodlin, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: 84; Pages: 15 and 16; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1240084. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2161] U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, Marysville Evening Democrat, (Marysville, California), Saturday, 10 Feb 1900, page 4, under the heading, "The Altar", a report that William James Foringer and Miss Myrtle L. Goodlin, both of Yuba City, were married in Marysville on 10 February 1900 by Samuel Garber, Justice of the Peace. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current.
  6. [S2495] John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Sutter County Farmer, (Yuba City, California), Friday, 1 June 1900, page 3, noting under the headline, Brevities", that John Goodlin and family and W. J. Foringer and his wife, of Yuba City, had gone to Chico to reside. Hereinafter cited as John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico.
  7. [S2496] John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, California), Tuesday, 5 December 1905, page 26, under the headlines, "Artesia Man Killed: John A. Goodlin, Apparently Blinded by Headlight, Steps in Front of Car Near Clearwater", reporting that Goodlin, age 45, a resident of Artesia, was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near Clearwater last evening, and died a few minutes later, after being placed aboard the car, which was bound for Los Angeles; Goodlin was a widower and four children survive him at Artesia where he had resided for the past two years; A brother, James H. Goodlin lives at 608 Court Street in Los Angeles and a sister is a resident of Boyle Heights; it is believed that Goodlin became blinded by the headlight on the car while standing on the track, and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it; he was employed by John Stansbury as a laborer; an inquest was to be held at Pierce Brothers' morgue on December 5. Hereinafter cited as John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death.

Pearl Margaret Goodlin1

b. 3 April 1895
Father*John A. Goodlin1,2 b. Aug 1851, d. 4 Dec 1905
Mother*Martha Rose Thomas1,3 b. Mar 1864, d. 16 Jul 1903
Birth*3 April 1895Pearl Margaret Goodlin was born on 3 April 1895 in Artesia, Los Angeles County, California.1
(Daughter) Census US 190019 February 1900Pearl was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 19 February 1900 in the household of her parents in Chico, Butte County, California. She was 5 years old.4
(Daughter) Relocation1 June 1900A Yuba City, California newspaper reported on 1 June 1900 that the family of Rose and John Goodlin, including Myrtle and William J. Foringer, the couple's eldest daughter and son-in-law, had moved to Chico.5
(Daughter) Death16 July 1903She was 8 years old when her mother died on 16 July 1903 at age 39. Her death left Pearl's father with a 20-year-old daughter, an 18-year-old son, and five young daughters between the ages of 14 and 3 years.3
(Daughter) Death4 December 1905Two years after her mother's death, her father died in a tragic accident during the evening hours of 4 December 1905 at age 54. It was dark, and he was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near the Clearwater stop. It was believed that he had been standing close to the track, became blinded by the headlight on the car and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it. He was placed aboard the car, which was headed to Los Angeles, and died a few minutes later.2,6

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Pearl Margaret (Goodlin) Mills, Memorial# 113682893. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Alonzo Goodlin, Memorial# 10229449.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Rose (Thomas) Goodlin, Memorial# 10229453.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Rose Goodlin, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: 84; Pages: 15 and 16; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1240084. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2495] John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Sutter County Farmer, (Yuba City, California), Friday, 1 June 1900, page 3, noting under the headline, Brevities", that John Goodlin and family and W. J. Foringer and his wife, of Yuba City, had gone to Chico to reside. Hereinafter cited as John Goodlin and Family and W. J. Foringer and Wife 1900 Move to Chico.
  6. [S2496] John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, California), Tuesday, 5 December 1905, page 26, under the headlines, "Artesia Man Killed: John A. Goodlin, Apparently Blinded by Headlight, Steps in Front of Car Near Clearwater", reporting that Goodlin, age 45, a resident of Artesia, was struck by a Pacific Electric Railway car on the Santa Ana line near Clearwater last evening, and died a few minutes later, after being placed aboard the car, which was bound for Los Angeles; Goodlin was a widower and four children survive him at Artesia where he had resided for the past two years; A brother, James H. Goodlin lives at 608 Court Street in Los Angeles and a sister is a resident of Boyle Heights; it is believed that Goodlin became blinded by the headlight on the car while standing on the track, and, miscalculating the distance, stepped directly in front of it; he was employed by John Stansbury as a laborer; an inquest was to be held at Pierce Brothers' morgue on December 5. Hereinafter cited as John A. Goodlin of Artesia 1905 Electric Railway Car Death.

Theodore Goodlin1

b. 11 October 1929
Father*Theodore R. Goodlin1 b. 19 Mar 1908
Mother*Dendia M. Pacifici1 b. 1908
Birth*11 October 1929Theodore Goodlin was born on 11 October 1929 in Los Angeles County, California.1
Name VariationHis full name was Theodore Daniel Goodlin.1
Name VariationHe was called Ted.1
(Nephew) Census US 19309 April 1930Theodore was enumerated with his parents on the 1930 census taken on 9 April 1930 in the household of his aunt and uncle, Lyndall and Stanley Moore, at 1162½ S. Downey Road, Montebello, Los Angeles County, California. Young Theodore was about five months old.2,3

Citations

  1. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Ted Daniel Goodlin, born on 11 October 1929 at Los Angeles, California, son of Theodore R Goodlin and Dendia M Pacifici, died in 6 December 1998, agency notes: Jul 1943: Name listed as TED DANIEL GOODLIN; 16 Dec 1998: Name listed as THEODORE D GOODLIN. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Stanley and Lyndall Moore, (their surname recorded as "Morre" by the census taker), Year: 1930; Census Place: Montebello, Los Angeles, California; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 1179; FHL microfilm: 2339902. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Rosa Goodlin, Year: 1930; Census Place: Montebello, Los Angeles, California; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 1179; FHL microfilm: 2339902.

Theodore R. Goodlin1

b. 19 March 1908
Father*Jacob Mushrush Goodlin2,3 b. 27 Oct 1884, d. 16 Apr 1919
Mother*Rosa May Huston2,4 b. 11 Jul 1871, d. 4 Aug 1938
Birth*19 March 1908Theodore R. Goodlin was born on 19 March 1908 in California.2
Name VariationHis full name was Theodore Roosevelt Goodlin.2
Name VariationHe was called Ted.5
Marriage Intention*7 June 1928An intention of marriage for Theodore R. Goodlin, age 22, and Dendia M. Pacifici, age 18, was recorded on 7 June 1928 in Los Angeles County, California.1,5
Marriage7 June 1928He married Dendia M. Pacifici, after their intention to marry was published on 7 June 1928 in Los Angeles County, California.1,5,6
(Half-Brother) Census US 19309 April 1930Theodore was enumerated with his wife and son on the 1930 census taken on 9 April 1930 in the household of his half-sister and brother-in-law, Lyndall and Stanley Moore, at 1162½ S. Downey Road, Montebello, Los Angeles County, California. Theodore was 22 years of age and worked as a truck driver for a Trucking Company; his wife, Dendia, was also age 22, and their baby boy, Theodore, was about five months old.6,7

Family

Dendia M. Pacifici b. 1908
Child1.Theodore Goodlin1 b. 11 Oct 1929

Citations

  1. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Ted Daniel Goodlin, born on 11 October 1929 at Los Angeles, California, son of Theodore R Goodlin and Dendia M Pacifici, died in 6 December 1998, agency notes: Jul 1943: Name listed as TED DANIEL GOODLIN; 16 Dec 1998: Name listed as THEODORE D GOODLIN. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Theodore Roosevelt Goodlin, Memorial# 82508952. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jacob Mushrush “Jake” Goodlin, Memorial# 205722575.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Rosa May (Huston) Guy, Memorial# 10229588.
  5. [S2161] U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, Thursday, June 07, 1928, page 16, published the intention to marry of Ted R. Goodlin, age 22, and Dendia M. Pacifici, age 18. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current.
  6. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Stanley and Lyndall Moore, (their surname recorded as "Morre" by the census taker), Year: 1930; Census Place: Montebello, Los Angeles, California; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 1179; FHL microfilm: 2339902. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Rosa Goodlin, Year: 1930; Census Place: Montebello, Los Angeles, California; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 1179; FHL microfilm: 2339902.

Bartlett Goodman1

Family

Child1.Sally Goodman+1

Citations

  1. [S1405] Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 14 July 1788 in Campbell County, Virginia of Sallie Goodman, daughter of Bartlett Goodman and Cornelius Carver, referencing FHL Film# 31050. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940.

Hardin Goodman1

(Surety) Marriage Bond24 January 1811A marriage bond was issued to William Carver and Hardin Goodman in Barren County, Kentucky, on 24 January 1811, obligating them to the sum of £50 on the condition of the intended marriage shortly to be solemnized between William Carver and Charlotte Lee.1

Citations

  1. [S2231] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, marriage bond issued on 24 January 1811 in Barren County, Kentucky, to William Carver and Hardin Goodman obligating them to the sum of £50 on the condition of the intended marriage shortly to be solemnized between the above bound William Carver and Charlotte Lee, citing FHL Digital# 5552445, image# 367 of 386. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954.

Margaret Ann Goodman1

b. 16 October 1829, d. 1921
Birth*16 October 1829Margaret Ann Goodman was born on 16 October 1829 in Fountain Run, Monroe County, Kentucky.1
Marriage*She married Elbert Smith Huffman.1,2
Death*1921She died in 1921 at about age 921
Burial* and was buried in Union Cemetery #1, Barren County, Kentucky.1

Family

Elbert Smith Huffman b. Apr 1837, d. 1924
Child1.Kate A. Huffman+1,3 b. 16 Jan 1866, d. 27 Mar 1963

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Ann (Goodman) Huffman, Memorial# 72777536. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elbert Smith Huffman, Memorial# 133075653.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Kate A. (Huffman) Steenbergen, Memorial# 49431768.

Sally Goodman1

Father*Bartlett Goodman2
Marriage*14 July 1788She married Cornilius Carver on 14 July 1788 in Campbell County, Virginia.1,3,2

Family

Cornilius Carver b. b 1765
Children1.John Carver+4 b. 1789, d. b 1840
2.Jonathan Carver+4 b. 1789, d. Jan 1858
3.William Carver+1,4 b. 1790, d. b Aug 1828
4.Bartholomew Carver4 b. 1792
5.James Carver4 b. 1794
6.Reuben Carver4 b. 1798
7.Polly Carver4 b. 1800
8.Elisha Carver+4 b. 1801, d. 5 Sep 1842
9.Tabitha Carver4 b. 1804
10.Daughter Carver4 b. 1806
11.Cornelius Carver4 b. 1808

Citations

  1. [S2237] Britt Family Documents and Transcriptions, online at www.ancestry.com. Grouped within this source title are a variety of documents, transcriptions of documents, information from Bible records, written reports by past genealogists and researchers, and other miscellaneous information we have found attached to a variety of Ancestry public trees and used to increase our understanding of the extensive Britt family of Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky. We thank all of the individuals who have made this information available; “William Carver Census Analysis”, page 2 of a two- page report dated 1983, Barren County, Kentucky, prepared by Lois Grider Black; originally shared by cczink on 12 August 2009, viewed on 8 September 2021, online at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/34626012/…
    . Hereinafter cited as Britt Family Documents and Transcriptions.
  2. [S1405] Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 14 July 1788 in Campbell County, Virginia of Sallie Goodman, daughter of Bartlett Goodman and Cornelius Carver, referencing FHL Film# 31050. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940.
  3. [S1686] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1660-1800, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Cornelius Carver and Sally Goodman on 14 July 1788 in Campbell County, Virginia. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1660-1800.
  4. [S2237] Britt Family Documents and Transcriptions, online at www.ancestry.com, “Carver Analysis”, an analysis of the family of Cornelius Carver dated 1983, Barren County, Kentucky, prepared by Lois Grider Black; originally shared by cczink on 12 August 2009, viewed on 8 September 2021, online at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/80007743/….

Abraham Goodnight1

b. 1772, d. 1833
Birth*1772Abraham Goodnight was born about 1772 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.1
Marriage*22 January 1794He married Mary Hannah on 22 January 1794 in Lincoln County, Kentucky. Hannah's stepfather, William Springate, had provided authorization to the court for the marriage writing, "I, William Springate, do hereby desire and request you to let Abraham Goodnight have licence for himself and Mary Hannah, my stepdaughter, and this shall be your sufficient warrant for the same. Given under my hand and seal this twenty second day of January 1794." The handwritten note was sealed with the signature of William Springate and witnessed by James Kirkpatrick and Jacob Bright.1,2
Death*1833He died in 1833 in Simpson County, Kentucky, at about age 61.1

Family

Mary Hannah b. 1780, d. b 14 Sep 1857
Children1.Michael Goodnight+1,3 b. 1817, d. 4 Apr 1874
2.Mary Goodnight+1 b. 1821

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Abraham Goodnight, Memorial# 10781962. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1698] Kentucky, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 22 January 1794 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA, of Abraham Goodnight and Mary Hannah. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1850.
  3. [S2059] Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Michael Goodnight of pneumonia on 4 April 1874 in Anderson County, Kentucky, USA, age 57, married, farmer, born about 1817 in Madison County, Kentucky, to A and M Goodnight, citing Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965.

John Alexander Goodnight1

b. 1842
Father*Michael Goodnight1 b. 1817, d. 4 Apr 1874
Mother*Elizabeth Smith1 b. 1817
Birth*1842John Alexander Goodnight was born about 1842 in Kentucky.1
Name VariationHe was called Alexander.1
(Son) Census US 185022 October 1850Alexander was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 22 October 1850 in the household of his parents in Anderson County, Kentucky. He was 8 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Michael and Elizabeth Goodnight, Year: 1850; Census Place: Anderson, Kentucky; Roll: 190; Page: 248b and 249a. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Mary Goodnight1,2

b. 1821
Father*Abraham Goodnight3 b. 1772, d. 1833
Mother*Mary Hannah3 b. 1780, d. b 14 Sep 1857
Birth*1821Mary Goodnight was born about 1821 in Kentucky.2
Marriage Bond8 June 1840A marriage bond and license were issued to James Vandeventer and Michael Goodnight in Anderson County, Kentucky, on 8 June 1840 in the amount of £50, the condition of the obligation being the marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between James Vandeventer and Mary Goodnight, Michael's sister. The Court Clerk certified that the license was issued by the written certificate of Mary Goodnight, the mother of Mary Goodnight.4
Marriage*9 June 1840She married James Vandeventer, son of Jacob Vandeventer and Rebecca Miller, on 9 June 1840 in Anderson County, Kentucky. Their marriage was performed by Elder Reuben Medley.1,2
Census US 1850*24 September 1850Mary and James Vandeventer were enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 24 September 1850 in Washington County, Kentucky. James was 36 years of age and a farmer, and Mary was 29 years of age and not able to read or write. Four children were enumerated with them in 1850. Their daughter, Martha, was 9 years old, and their sons, Jacob, William and Michael were ages 6, 5 and 2 years, respectively. Enumerated in the next household above them on the same census page were Rebecca and Jacob Vandeventer Both were 56 years of age, and we suspect they were James's parents.2

Family

James Vandeventer b. 1815
Children1.Martha Ellen Vandeventer+2 b. 1841
2.Jacob Vandeventer2 b. 1844
3.William Vandeventer2 b. 1845
4.Michael Vandeventer2 b. 1848

Citations

  1. [S1739] Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 9 June 1840 in Anderson County, Kentucky, USA, of James "Vandervanten" and Mary Goodnight, citing FHL Film# 001550673. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Mary Vandeventer, Year: 1850; Census Place: Washington, Kentucky; Roll: 221; Page: 182b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Abraham Goodnight, Memorial# 10781962. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S1739] Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage bond and license issued in the amount of £50 on 8 June 1840 in Anderson County, Kentucky, USA, to James Vandeventer and Michael Goodnight, the condition of the obligation being the marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between James Vandeventer and Mary Goodnight, license issued by written certificate by Mary Goodnight, the mother of Mary Goodnight, citing FHL Film# 001550673.

Michael Goodnight1

b. 1817, d. 4 April 1874
Father*Abraham Goodnight1,2 b. 1772, d. 1833
Mother*Mary Hannah1,2 b. 1780, d. b 14 Sep 1857
Birth*1817Michael Goodnight was born about 1817 in Kentucky.3
Marriage Bond30 October 1835A marriage bond and license were issued to Michael Goodnight and Thomas Sparrow on 30 October 1835 in Anderson County, Kentucky, in the amount of £50, the condition of the obligation being the marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between Michael Goodnight and Elizabeth Smith. The Court Clerk certified that the license was issued by the consent of the father of Elizabeth Smith as proven by the oath of two subscribing witnesses to said certificate, and also by the consent of the mother of Michael Goodnight, he being under age and having no father living, as appears from certificate proven by the subscribing witness.4
Marriage*30 October 1835The same day their license was issued on 30 October 1835, he married Elizabeth Smith in Anderson County, Kentucky.5
(Bride's Brother) Marriage Bond8 June 1840A marriage bond and license were issued to James Vandeventer and Michael Goodnight in Anderson County, Kentucky, on 8 June 1840 in the amount of £50, the condition of the obligation being the marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between James Vandeventer and Mary Goodnight, Michael's sister. The Court Clerk certified that the license was issued by the written certificate of Mary Goodnight, the mother of Mary Goodnight.6
Census US 1850*22 October 1850Elizabeth and Michael Goodnight were enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 22 October 1850 in Anderson County, Kentucky. Michael was 33 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $1,200, and Elizabeth was also 33 years of age and unable to read or write. Their son, Alexander, who was 8 years old, was enumerated with his parents. Also enumerated with the family in 1850 was Michael's widowed mother, Mary (Hannah) Goodnight, who was reported to be 67 years of age, although we believe she was more likely about age 70. Two additional individuals were enumerated in the Goodnight household in 1850. James "Strinett" was 20 years old and worked as a laborer, and Mary Matherly was age 13.7
Census US 1870*12 September 1870Elizabeth and Michael Goodnight were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 12 September 1870 in District 5, Lawrenceburg Post Office, Anderson County, Kentucky. Michael was 53 years of age and a famer with real estate valued at $4,000 and a personal estate valued at $1,000, and Elizabeth was also 53 years of age and keeping house. The couple's niece and nephew, Martha Ellen and Isaac Langford, were enumerated in the next adjacent household to the Goodnights, which continued on the next census page.8
Death*4 April 1874He died of pneumonia on 4 April 1874 in Anderson County, Kentucky, at age 57.2

Family

Elizabeth Smith b. 1817
Child1.John Alexander Goodnight7 b. 1842

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Abraham Goodnight, Memorial# 10781962. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S2059] Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Michael Goodnight of pneumonia on 4 April 1874 in Anderson County, Kentucky, USA, age 57, married, farmer, born about 1817 in Madison County, Kentucky, to A and M Goodnight, citing Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Michael and Elizabeth Goodnight, Year: 1850; Census Place: Anderson, Kentucky; Roll: 190; Page: 248b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1739] Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage bond and license issued in the amount of £50 on 30 October 1835 in Anderson County, Kentucky, USA, to Michael Goodnight and Thomas Sparrow, the condition of the obligation being the marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between Michael Goodnight and Elizabeth Smith, citing FHL Film# 001550673. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965.
  5. [S1739] Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 30 October 1835 in Anderson County, Kentucky, USA, of Michael Goodnight and Elizabeth Smith, citing FHL Film# 001550673.
  6. [S1739] Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage bond and license issued in the amount of £50 on 8 June 1840 in Anderson County, Kentucky, USA, to James Vandeventer and Michael Goodnight, the condition of the obligation being the marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between James Vandeventer and Mary Goodnight, license issued by written certificate by Mary Goodnight, the mother of Mary Goodnight, citing FHL Film# 001550673.
  7. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Michael and Elizabeth Goodnight, Year: 1850; Census Place: Anderson, Kentucky; Roll: 190; Page: 248b and 249a.
  8. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Michael and Elizabeth Goodnight, Year: 1870; Census Place: District 5, Anderson, Kentucky; Roll: M593_444; Page: 301A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.

Jane Goodnow1

d. 16 May 1684
Marriage*before 1652She married Henry Wight, son of Thomas Wight and Alice __?__, before 1652 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3,4
(Wife) Death27 February 1680Jane became a widow when Henry Wight died on 27 February 1680.4
Death*16 May 1684She died on 16 May 1684 in Dedham.4

Family

Henry Wight d. 27 Feb 1680
Children1.Joseph Wight+4 b. 11 May 1654, d. 23 Jun 1729
2.Jonathan Wight+1,4 b. 2 Jul 1662, d. 20 Mar 1717/18

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 8. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 813. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy; Robert Ware, of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1901), page 58. Hereinafter cited as Ware Genealogy.
  4. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., The Wright Family. Memoir of Thomas Wight, of Dedham, Mass., with genealogical notices of his descendants, from 1637 to 1840, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848), pages 49-51. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.