James Goodwin

4 September 1770–27 September 1853 (Age 83)
New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Goodwin was born on 4 September 1770, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Captain Ebenezer Goodwin, was 28 and his mother, Ame Webster, was 24. He married Chloe Henderson about 1794, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 27 September 1853, in Bridgewater, Bridgewater, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

James Goodwin
1770–1853
Chloe Henderson
1775–1841
Marriage: about 1794
Uriah Goodwin
1796–1882
John
1806–1827
Matilda
1814–1835
Manning
1816–1850
Charlotte Goodwin
1798–1851
Miranda L. Goodwin
1800–1880
Chloe Goodwin
1802–1882
Sabrina
1804–1887
James Goodwin
1808–1889

Spouse and Children

Children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776
Age 6
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 11
The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 24
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

Possible Related Names

Goodwyn
Godwin

Sources (3)

  • James Goodwin in household of James Lawson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Goodwin -
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Goodwin - birth: 4 September 1770; New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

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