Elizabeth Goodman

Female13 December 1828–18 April 1913

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Goodman was born on 13 December 1828, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Sampson G Goodman, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Polly Lyngar, was 19. She married George Slatten on 9 June 1858, in Polk Township, Adair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 18 April 1913, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Slatten
Elizabeth Goodman
Marriage: 9 June 1858
William Thomas Slatten
Tennessee F. Slatten
Sarah L. Slatten
Mary McClellan Slatton
Laura Slatton
John Harvey Slatten
Flora Slatten
Harriet Arizona Slatten

Sources (11)

  • Elizabeth Slaten in household of George Slaten, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Goodman in entry for George Slatten, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Elizabeth Slatton in household of George Slatton, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1858Polk, Missouri, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 7

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.


    Age 26

    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + man ‘man’.

    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.

    English: from the Middle English personal name Gudmund, Godmund (from the Old English personal name Gūthmund, composed of the elements gūth ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guthmundr).

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

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