Moses Goodwin

2 January 1808–31 August 1872 (Age 64)
Baldwin, York, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Moses

When Moses Goodwin was born on 2 January 1808, in Baldwin, York, Massachusetts, 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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Moses Goodwin
Jane R Rounds
Marriage: 5 May 1839
Almon Goodwin
Philena Goodwin
Charlotte Rounds Goodwin
Mary Abby Goodwin
Alice Louisa Goodwin
Millard Filmore Goodwin
Myron Henry Goodwin

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World Events (8)

Age 4
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
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 (20)

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

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