William C Goodrich

Male17 November 1825–16 March 1894

Brief Life History of William C

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.

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William C Goodrich
Sarah Barnes
Marriage: 14 March 1854
John Henry Goodrich
Sanford Emmerson Goodrich
Wallace Goodrich
Sewinglass Richard Goodrich

Sources (6)

  • Wm Goodrich, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William C Goodrich, "Find A Grave Index"
  • W C Goodrich, "United States Census, 1860"

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  • Marriage
    14 March 1854Yamhill, Oregon, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    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.

    1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

    Age 11

    The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.


    Age 21

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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