John Goodchild


Brief Life History of John

When John Goodchild was born in 1609, in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Goodchild, was 27 and his mother, Frances Holme, was 22. He married Anne Huntely on 21 June 1636, in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1651, in his hometown, at the age of 42, and was buried in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom.

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John Goodchild
Anne Huntely
Marriage: 21 June 1636
Margaret Goodchild
John Goodchild
Alice Goodchild
Robert Goodchild
Ralph Goodchild
Elizabeth Goodchild
Bridget Goodchild
Adam Goodchild
Mary Goodchild

Sources (12)

  • John Goodchilde, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Goodchild, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • John Goodchild in entry for John, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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  • Marriage
    21 June 1636Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (8)

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    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): nickname from Middle English god, guid ‘good’ + c(h)ild ‘child’ (Old English gōd + cild).

    English: sometimes a nickname from godchild, i.e. someone who was the godchild of an important member of the community.

    Americanized form of German Gutkind (see Gutkin ).

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

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