Joseph Goodwin


Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Goodwin was born in 1847, in Kingsley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Goodwin, was 48 and his mother, Martha Mosley, was 39. He married Eliza Johnson on 7 June 1870, in Ipstones, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1912, in Cheadle, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.

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Joseph Goodwin
Eliza Johnson
Marriage: 7 June 1870
Martha Ann Goodwin

Sources (10)

  • Joseph Goodwin, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Goodwin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Goodwin, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1870Ipstones, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (5)

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 7

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 33

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 37

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Godwin (Old English Gōdwine). Compare Godwin .

    Irish: adopted in Mayo for Ó Goidín, a variant of Ó Godáin, ‘descendant of Godán’, a diminutive personal name from got ‘stammering, lisping’.

    History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. William Goodwin was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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