Francis Goodman

1847–
Otterham, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Francis

When Francis Goodman was born in 1847, his father, John James Goodman, was 56 and his mother, Mary Anne Smith, was 55. He married Phoebe Jane Thorne on 9 February 1872. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Francis Goodman
1847–
Phoebe Jane Thorne
1850–1892
Marriage: 9 February 1872
Sophia Ann Goodman
1875–
Franklin Goodman
1877–
James F. Goodman
1880–
Joseph William Goodman
1883–1951
Mary Elizabeth Goodman
1889–
Minetta Goodman
1890–

Spouse and Children

    Male1847–Male

    Phoebe Jane Thorne

    Female1850–1892Female

MARRIAGE
9 February 1872
Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

    Sophia Ann Goodman

    Female1875–Female

    Franklin Goodman

    Male1877–Male

    James F. Goodman

    Male1880–Male

    Male1883–1951Male

    Mary Elizabeth Goodman

    Female1889–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John James Goodman

    Male1791–1861Male

    Mary Anne Smith

    Female1792–1861Female

siblings

(12)

    Elizabeth Goodman

    Female1821–Female

    William Goodman

    Male1821–1861Male

    Male1823–Male

    James Goodman

    Male1823–Male

    Male1825–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 7

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 33

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 37

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.2 English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + mann ‘man’.3 English: from the Old English personal name Gūðmund, composed of the elements gūð ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guðmundr.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Goodman in entry for Joseph William Goodman, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Francis Goodman in entry for Joseph W. Goodman and Bertha Greeley, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Francis Goodman in entry for Joseph W. Goodman and Bertha Greeley, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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