James M. Goodwill

17 August 1845–13 October 1908 (Age 63)
Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of James M.

When James M. Goodwill was born on 17 August 1845, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Rev. Aaron Goodwill, was 38 and his mother, Minerva Tinker, was 39. He married Rosalia M Fisher on 27 April 1865, in Clymer, Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Woodcock, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Southwest Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. In 1908, at the age of 63, his occupation is listed as blacksmith - howard's tannery in Columbus Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 13 October 1908, in Columbus Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Newton Cemetery, Grand Valley, Eldred Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James M. Goodwill
1845–1908
Rosalia M Fisher
1847–1900
Marriage: 27 April 1865
Ida Josephine Goodwill
1867–1888
Eva M. Goodwill
1871–1949
Archie Vernon Goodwill
1874–1944
Justus W Goodwill
1878–
Jesse Wesley "Jess" Goodwill
1879–1934
Charles Raymond Goodwill
1880–
John Gron Goodwill
1885–1888

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1865Clymer, Chautauqua, New York, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 18
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English (North Yorkshire): nickname for a friendly or amiable person, from Middle English god(e), gud(e), goud(e) ‘good’ + wil(le) ‘will, volition’. The compound is attested in the sense ‘favorable disposition’ since before the Norman Conquest.

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

    Sources (6)

    • James Goodwell in household of Aaron Goodwell, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James Goodwell, "United States Census, 1900"
    • James M Goodwill, "Find A Grave Index"

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