Henry H Goodwin

29 July 1840–6 July 1927 (Age 86)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Henry H

When Henry H Goodwin was born on 29 July 1840, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Martin P. Goodwin, was 22 and his mother, Martha Williams, was 18. He married Nancy Jane Wilson on 5 June 1865, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Boons Lick Township, Howard, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Richmond Township, Howard, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 6 July 1927, in Fayette, Howard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fayette City Cemetery, Fayette, Howard, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry H Goodwin
1840–1927
Mary McCart
1850–1920
Marriage: 18 June 1879
Ida Goodman
1870–
Forest Goodwin
1880–1958
Ethyl Goodwin
1881–1964
Dixie Goodwin
1882–1969
Edith Goodwin
1884–1950
Henry Harvey Goodwin
1885–1956
Gladys Goodwin
1886–1969
Henry Hamilton Goodwin, Jr.
1887–1971
Grace Goodwin
1888–1979
Jennie Goodwin
1890–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1879
Howard, Missouri, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Martin P. Goodwin

    Male1818–1854Male

    Martha Williams

    Female1822–Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1840–1927Male

    James Alexander Goodwin

    Male1845–1916Male

    Goodwin

    Female1847–1848Female

    S. E. Goodwin

    Female1849–1850Female

    F. W. Goodwin

    Female1853–1854Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 6

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

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Story Highlight

Henry H. Goodwin and Nancy Jane Wilson Goodwin

Henry H. Goodwin and Nancy Jane Wilson Henry H. Goodwin was born to Martin P. Goodwin and Martha Williams July 29, 1840, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee. He had one younger brother, James A., born …

Sources (3)

  • H H Goodin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry H Goodwin in household of Martha S Goodwin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Goodman, "United States Census, 1880"

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