Lemuel Wesley Goode

19 June 1875–2 May 1919 (Age 43)
Van Buren Township, Van Buren, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lemuel Wesley

When Lemuel Wesley Goode was born on 19 June 1875, in Van Buren Township, Van Buren, Iowa, United States, his father, Daniel Wesley Goode, was 41 and his mother, Rachel Emaline Davidson, was 46. He married Elva Jane Billhymer on 17 February 1894, in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Soap Creek Township, Davis, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Cleveland Township, Davis, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 2 May 1919, at the age of 43, and was buried in Brush, Morgan, Colorado, United States.

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Lemuel Wesley Goode
Elva Jane Billhymer
Marriage: 17 February 1894
Glen Goode
Una A Goode
Virginia Marie Goode
Wilbur Lemuel Goode
Willis W Goode
Wilfred Percy Goode
Meriam Kathleen Goode

Spouse and Children

17 February 1894
Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 1

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 15

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Good .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lemuel W Good in household of Daniel W Good, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lemul Wesley Good in household of Daniel W Good, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Lenard W Goode, "United States Census, 1900"

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