Mary Ellen Goodenough

22 June 1862–27 December 1934 (Age 72)
Carson City, Nevada, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Goodenough was born on 22 June 1862, in Carson City, Nevada, United States, her father, John Andrew Goodenough, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ellen Bell, was 18. She married Matthew Boyle on 6 October 1881, in Oxford, Bannock, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Blaine, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 27 December 1934, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Boyle
1851–1924
Mary Ellen Goodenough
1862–1934
Marriage: 6 October 1881
Alexander Boyle
1882–1963
James Boyle
1884–1969
Mary Ellen Boyle
1886–1974
John Milton Boyle
1891–1992

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1881Oxford, Bannock, Idaho, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States 1946: Franklin, Idaho, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 19
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 680;2007: 1313; 2010: 1674)English:(southern England): nickname from Middle English god(e), gud(e), goud(e) ‘good’ + inough ‘abundant; sufficient, adequate, satisfactory’ (Old English genōh). Possibly bestowed on one who was easily satisfied; it may also have been used with reference to one whose achievements were average, ‘good enough’ though not outstanding.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Goodner
    Goodno
    Goodnow
    Goodenow
    Goodnough

    Sources (17)

    • M S Goodenough in household of H Goodenough, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Ellen Goodnaugh, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"
    • Mary E Boyle in household of Matthew Boyle, "United States Census, 1920"

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