Michael Goodman

about 1777–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Michael

Michael Goodman was born about 1777, in North Carolina, United States. He married Dorothy Scott on 2 October 1812.

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Michael Goodman
1777–
Dorothy Scott
1782–1835
Marriage: 2 October 1812

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 October 1812

World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 12

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.2 English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + mann ‘man’.3 English: from the Old English personal name Gūðmund, composed of the elements gūð ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guðmundr.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michael Goodman, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Michael Goodman, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Michael Goodman, "North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868"

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