Moses Goodwin

2 January 1808–31 August 1872 (Age 64)
Baldwin, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Goodwin was born on 2 January 1808, in Baldwin, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Downing GOODWIN, was 37 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Haley, was 36. He married Jane R Rounds on 5 May 1839. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 31 August 1872, in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Goodwin
1808–1872
Jane R Rounds
1818–1903
Marriage: 5 May 1839
Almon Goodwin
1840–1905
Philena Goodwin
1841–1863
Charlotte Rounds Goodwin
1844–1928
Mary Abby Goodwin
1846–1851
Alice Louisa Goodwin Heath
1848–1924
Millard Filmore Goodwin
1851–1932
Myron Henry Goodwin
1860–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 May 1839
children

(7)

    Almon Goodwin

    Male1840–1905Male

    Philena Goodwin

    Female1841–1863Female

    Charlotte Rounds Goodwin

    Female1844–1928Female

    Mary Abby Goodwin

    Female1846–1851Female

    Alice Louisa Goodwin Heath

    Female1848–1924Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    John Goodwin

    Male1794–1873Male

    Downing Jr. Goodwin

    Male1796–1866Male

    Sarah Goodwin

    Female1798–Female

    Mary Goodwin

    Female1799–1866Female

    Susan Downing GOODWIN

    Female1801–1878Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 12

Maine is the 23rd state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 17

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Moses Goodwin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Moses Goodwin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Goodwin, "United States Census, 1850"

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