When William C Goodrich was born on 17 November 1825, in Ripley, Indiana, United States, his father, Carmi Goodrich Sr, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Thompson, was 23. He married Rachael Clark on 7 November 1851, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States. He lived in North Yamhill, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1850 and Yamhill, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1850. He died on 16 March 1894, in Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ioof Cemetery, Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.
English: from the Middle English personal name Goderiche, Old English Gōdrīc, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + rīc ‘power’.
English: habitational name from Goodrich (Herefordshire), a shortened form for ‘castle Goodrich’, which takes its name from Godric Mapson, a holder of the estate recorded in the Domesday Book.
Americanized form of German Güttrich, cognate with 1 above.