Joseph Goodbar

Male25 January 1815–4 March 1889

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Goodbar was born on 25 January 1815, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Goodbar Jr., was 33 and his mother, Mary Pell Irvine, was 32. He married Jennette B. Drummond on 23 March 1840, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Grand River Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 4 March 1889, in Daviess, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Jameson, Daviess, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Goodbar
Jennette B. Drummond
Marriage: 23 March 1840
Mary Ann Goodbar
James Calvin Goodbar
Robert Harvey Goodbar
Missouri Angeline Goodbar
Martha Ellen Goodbar
Laura G Goodbar
Josephine Goodbar
George Cortez Goodbar
John Vincil Goodbar
Joseph Ulysses Goodbar
Ada Nora Goodbar

Sources (8)

  • Joseph Goodbar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Goodbar - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Joseph Goodbar
  • Joseph Goodbar, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1840Monroe, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 5

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 21

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz.

    Probably an Americanized form of German Gutbier ‘good beer’ or an altered form of its English cognate Godber .

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

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